“Novomag” Documentation by “Orange-Themes.com” v1.0


Created: 04/02/2014
By: Orange-Themes.com
Support: support.orange-themes.com
Example page: Novomag Theme

Thank you for purchasing our theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email via my user page contact form here.

Table of Contents

  1. Theme Installation
    1. Extracting
    2. Uploading
      1. Via Wordpress
      2. Via FTP
  2. Post Installation
    1. Install Plugins
    2. Import Quickstart XML
    3. Setting Menus
    4. Setting Homepage
    5. Sidebars & Widgets
      1. Creating Sidebars
      2. Managing Widgets
    6. Page Templates
    7. Post Settings
  3. Theme Configuration
    1. Theme Management
      1. General Settings
        1. Header/Footer Logo
        2. Favicon
      2. Blog Settings
      3. Sliders
      4. Style Settings
      5. Sidebar Settings
    2. Galleries
  4. Additional Options
    1. Contact Page
    2. Post Thumbnails
    3. Read More
    4. Shortcodes
    5. Translations
    6. WPML
    7. FAQ

  1. Theme Installation top

    In order to successfully install our theme you must do following actions:

    1. Extracting top

      After downloading the achive from themeforest, you must extract it.


      After Extraction the archive contains:

      • Quickstart Demo Data (XML);
      • Documentation;
      • Photoshop files (PSD);
      • Theme Files;
      • Archived Theme;
      • License files;

    2. Uploading top

      There are 2 ways to upload the theme to your wordpress installation:

      1. Uploading via wordpress top

        Uploading the theme via wordpress is the easiest and faster way.

        You must navigate to Appearance → Themes → Add New Theme → Upload



        Now select the archived template from your extracted folder and press install.

        Upload Select

        Now everything should be done.

        Install Complete

        Press activate and your theme is ready to use!

      2. Uploading via FTP top

        To do this you will need a FTP client like FileZilla.
        Connect to your FTP server and navigate your wordpress installation.


        Now locate wp-content/themes/ folder

        Upload the folder called novomag-theme from your extracted folder.


        Now you can navigate to Appearance → Themes in your wordpress administration panel.
        You will see the theme appearing there. Click activate and it is ready to use!

  2. Post Installation top

    1. Install plugins

      This theme comes with 1 plugin that needs to be installed: Layer Slider.

      Once the theme is installed, there will be a notification on the top of the page. Click on "Begin installing plugin".

      Page Template Selection

      There will be a page listing all the Required plugins, select, hover over them and click install.

      Page Template Selection

    2. Importing Quickstart XML top

      To import Quickstart XML you must navigate to Tools → Import → Wordpress.

      If you haven't done this before, the wordpress will ask you to install an additional plugin that is used for importing the content called "Importer". Click on "Install Now".

      Quickstart XML

      Once the plugin is activated you will be redirected to a page with upload form, click on Choose File and navigate to the demo data (XML) directory in archive you downloaded from ThemeForest. Choose the .XML file located there, click on the "Upload file and import" button.

      Please note that in order to import demo Menu Card items, you must install WooCommerce plugin. Otherwise these items will fail to import.

      Quickstart XML

      There will be page where you can choose you can assign the created posts to your user, select to Import Attachments (mainly images for posts, pages).

      Quickstart XML

      Please note that we are not providing the licenses for the images that will be imported in this process, which means that you will have to either replace them with your own ones or purchase licenses for these images.

      The process might take a while to import, but once it's done you will be redirected to a page saying that everything has been imported succesfully.

      Quickstart XML

      Unfortunately importing this content is only the half the battle, please read further to complete the whole process to replicate our demo content.

    3. Setting Menus top

      In order to set up the Top Menu you must visit Appearance → Menus page.
      If you already have imported our demo content, there will be menus created, select each one of them and select the check box for each to show at their place.

      Quickstart XML

      If you haven't imported our demo content and wish to create your own menus, you might want to read further about configuring menus at Wordpress Menu User Guide

      In order to set up Mega Menu options, you must create a menu item, in which afterwards you will be a able to choose it's type, all it's children types leave as a default menu type.

      Mega Menu

    4. Setting Homepage top

      If you have already imported our demo content, there are two steps you must take, if you haven't you must create 2 new pages in Pages → New — One page will be for homepage (with template called Drag&Drop Page Builder) other one for Blog (with default template). More information here.

      Navigate to Settings → Reading page, for Front Page displays set Static page and choose pages for Homepage(Front page) and Blog(posts page).


      Once that's done, unfortunately the content XML does not import settings for the homepage, so you must find the Homepage you selected in settings above in Pages → All Pages and click to edit it.

      Here are the settings from our demo page, you can select them to match our configuration.

      Homepage 1

      Homepage 2

      Homepage 3

      1. Creating Sidebars top
      2. In order to add new sidebars you must navigate to Novomag Management → Sidebar Settings.

        Sidebar Settings

        You can also order your sidebars simply by clicking & dragging them.

        Sidebar Order

      3. Managing Widgets top

        You can manage your widgets in Appearance → Widgets.

        Widget Settings

        Add your widgets by simply clicking & dragging them to to you sidebars.

        Widget Settings

        You can also move your widgets to Inactive Widgets are to temporary disable them without losing any settings.

        Widget Settings

        To replicate our demo content, you must set following widgets:

    5. Page Templates top

      While setting up new pages, you can set multiple page templates that are available.

      Page Templates

      • Contact page

        This template is used for displaying Contact Information, Contact Form.

      • Drag & Drop Page Builder

        This template is used to build custom pages with our Page Builder.

      • Photo Gallery

        Allows you to add photos of events etc.

    6. Post Settings top

      You can also set multiple options in your posts too:

      • Share Buttons (Show/Hide)
      • Show Image In Signle Post / News Page (Show/Hide)
      • Show Breaking Slider? (Select Categories)
      • Post Author Buttons ( Show / Hide )
      • Post Date ( Show / Hide )
      • Post Categories ( Show / Hide )
      • "About Author" Block in Post ( Show / Hide )
      • "Similar News" Block in Post ( Show / Hide )
      • Post Style In Listing Page (Only with blog style 2) ( Dark/Light )
      • Show This Post in Breaking News Slider ( Show / Hide )
      • Show This Post in Main Slider ( Show / Hide )
      • Show Title in Single View ( Show / Hide )
      • Review Settings ( Release date, Pros, Cons, Conclusion, Ratings )
      • Sidebar Side ( Left / Right )
      • Sidebar Name ( Select )

      These options will be available on the bottom of the page while editing the post.

    Theme Configuration top

    1. Theme Management top

      Theme management can be accessed from your wp-admin menu.

      Theme Management

      Theme management page has various options like:

      1. General Settings top

        The general settings are for managing global settings and page templates.

        1. In general settings you can upload your Header logo image.

          You can add it by specifying the URL of the image or uploading it from your local computer by pressing Choose File

          General Settings

        2. Favicon top

          You can also upload or specify your favicon which is the small icon in your browser's address bar.
          Simply specify the url of the image or upload it from your local computer.

          General Settings

        3. Header Share Buttons top

          You can either enable or disable them.

        4. Social Buttons On Right Side top

          You can either enable or disable them.

        5. Category Jumplist top

          You can either enable or disable it.

        6. Weather Forecast top

          You can either enable or disable them, if enabled, there will be multiple options for it.

          In order to use this service you must obtain a API KEY, which you can get by registering HERE.

      2. Blog top

        Here you can select default settings for Blog pages.

        • Unit Settings
          • Show Thumbnails in blog post list (Show/Hide)
          • Show "no image" thumbnail, when no thumbnail is available (Show/Hide)
        • Post Settings
          • Show post date in post lists (Show/Hide)
          • Show post comment count in post lists (Show/Hide)
          • Show post author in blog page (Show/Hide)
        • Show Thumbnail in open post/page
        • Show Post Author in Single Post
        • Show Post Date in Single Post
        • Show Social Share Buttons
        • Show "Similar News" in Single Post
        • Show "About Author" In single Post
      3. Style Settings top

        You can choose website's main font faces, customize appearance.

      4. In Sidebar Settings you can manage your sidebars.

        Sidebar Settings

        You can learn on how to manage your sidebars in Creating Sidebars Section.

    2. Galleries top

      First make sure you have set up gallery page in Pages → All Pages.
      If not — create a new page and select Photo Gallery Template in Page Attributes.

      You can add new gallery in Gallery → Add New.

      Gallery Management

      The process consists of following steps:

      1. Insert gallery title;
      2. Insert the description of the gallery;
      3. Choose gallery style;
      4. Choose whether to display similar posts;
      5. Select gallery categories;
      6. Add Images to metabox called "Gallery Images";
      7. Set thumbnail for your gallery
      8. Publish Gallery

        Gallery Management

  3. Additional Options top

    1. Contact Page top

      You can create your Contact Page in Pages → Add New.
      Be Sure to select the Contact Page Template in Page Attributes.

      In order to use everything that the contact page offers make sure that you specify all the information required in the bottom of the page while editing the page.

    2. Post Thumbnails top

      Post thumbnails can be selected by clicking on Set Featured Image.
      Follow these steps to learn more.

    3.

      In order to choose how much text will be displayed in it's shortened version, you must fill out the excerpt field while editing it. If it's empty - it will be generated automatically.

    4. Shortcodes top

      Our themes support several shortcodes that can be used in your website.
      You can see all our shortcodes right here.

      1. Image With Caption
        [ot-caption title="Ludus zril eu est, pro an elit ornatus facilisi." url="http://website.com/photo.jpg"]
      2. Responsive Video Embeds (Youtube & Vimeo)
        [ot-video type="youtube" url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7pVjF8fLvA"]
        [ot-video type="vimeo" url="http://vimeo.com/55425836"]
      3. Gallery Preview
        [ot-gallery url="http://novomag.orange-themes.com/gallery/modo-veri-vim-pri-dicunt-utroque-audire-pericu-10/"]
      4. Spacers
        [spacer color="B2B2B2" icon="Select a Icon" style="1"]
        [spacer color="B2B2B2" icon="Select a Icon" style="2"]
        [spacer color="BCBCBC" icon="fa-times" style="2"]
        [spacer color="8BC234" icon="fa-exchange" style="3"]

        Spacer icons can be chosen here: FontAwesome Icons

      5. Quote Styles
        [blockquote style="1"]Qui ex dolores imperdiet sadipscing.[/blockquote]
        [blockquote style="2"]Perfecto corrumpit no sed, cu facer postea has. I[/blockquote]
        [blockquote style="3"]Perfecto corrumpit no sed.[/blockquote]
      6. Big Buttons
        [button link="#" icon="Select a Icon" side="left" target="" color="232323" textcolor="ffffff"]Default Button[/button]
        [button link="#" icon="fa-text-width" side="right" target="" color="216cc1" textcolor="ffffff"]Blue Button w icon[/button]
        [button link="#" icon="fa-bars" side="left" target="" color="66a621" textcolor="ffffff"]Green button w icon[/button]
        [button link="#" icon="fa-bell-o" side="left" target="" color="b70900" textcolor="ffffff"]Red button w icon[/button]
        [button link="#" icon="Select a Icon" side="left" target="" color="9650b3" textcolor="ffffff"]Any HEU Color[/button]

        Button icons can be chosen here: FontAwesome Icons

      7. Markers
        [textmarker color="FF4040"]omnium[/textmarker]
        [textmarker color="543745"]eloquentiam nam[/textmarker]
      8. Accordion
        	[acc title="Sea elitr verterem doctus nominati doctus numquam postulant accommodare"]His ea legendos molestiae, veri illud facete per cu. 
        	[acc title="Ei eos natum constituam deterruisset minim probatus mel at"]Quo causae omnium ut
        	[acc title="Unum probo solum eum ei, natum deserunt mel ex, per minim aliquid at"]His ea legendos molestiae, veri illud facete per cu. 
      9. Tabbed Block
        	[tab title ="First Tab Active"]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit. 
        	[tab title ="The Second & a Bit Longer Tab"]Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet[/tab]
      10. Accordion
        	[acc title="Sea elitr verterem"]His ea legendos molestiae, veri illud facete per cu. [/acc]
        	[acc title="Ei eos natum"]Quo causae omnium ut, ut dicit noluisse cum. Ei eos natum [/acc]
      11. Toggle Block
        [toggles title="Unum probo solum eum ei, natum deserunt mel ex, per minim aliquid at"]
        His ea legendos molestiae, veri illud facete per cu. Ferri temporibus disputando pro. [/toggles]
      12. Alert Messages
        [alert color="83B827"]Eu erat convenire reformidans nam[/alert]
        [alert color="B83827"]Deleniti dissentiunt in eos.[/alert]
      13. Social Icons
        [social title="Flickr" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-flickr"]
        [social title="Twitter" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-twitter"]
        [social title="Facebook" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-facebook"]
        [social title="Google+" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-google-plus"]
        [social title="Pinterest" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-pinterest"]
        [social title="Instagram" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-instagram"]
        [social title="LinkedIn" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-linkedin"]
        [social title="Dribbble" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-dribbble"]
        [social title="Skype" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-skype"]
        [social title="Tumblr" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-tumblr"]
        [social title="Vimeo" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-vimeo-square"]
        [social title="vKontakte" subtitle="Follow us" link="#" icon="fa-vk"]
        [social title="YouTube" subtitle="Subscribe" link="#" icon="fa-youtube"]
      14. Custom List Styles
        FontAwesome list style
        	[item icon="fa-star" ]Mauris elit erat, laoreet ac posuere eget[/item]
        	[item icon="fa-camera" ]Vestibulum vitae justo nisi, nec pharetra ipsum fusce lobortis.[/item]
        	[item icon="fa-arrow-circle-o-up" ]Donec ornare dapibus ante ut porttitor nam sit amet senttima nunc ornare erat imperdiet.[/item]
        	[item icon="fa-forward" ]Aliquam vestibulum condimentum leo, vel porta sapien atsu ultricies vel.[/item]
      15. Text Layouts
        	Column 1/2
        	Pro ridens tibique aliquando cu. 
        	Column 1/2
        	Pro ridens tibique aliquando cu. 
        	Column 1/3
        	Pro ridens tibique aliquando cu. 
        	Column 1/3
        	Pro ridens tibique aliquando cu.
        	Column 1/3
        	Pro ridens tibique aliquando cu. 
        	Column 1/4
        	Tation electram abhorreant et mei. 
        	Column 1/4
        	Tation electram abhorreant et mei. 
        	Column 1/4
        	Tation electram abhorreant et mei. 
        	Column 1/4
        	Tation electram abhorreant et mei. 
        	Column 2/3
        	Maiorum definiebas no per. 
        	Column 1/3
        	Tation electram abhorreant et mei. 
        	Column 1/3
        	Tation electram abhorreant et mei. 
        	Column 2/3
        	Maiorum definiebas no per. 
    5. Translations top

      Novomag theme has multilanguage support! You can easily translate it to the desired language by using a free PostEdit program.

      For more information you can visit Translating WordPress.

      The translation files are located in /languages folder in theme's main directory.

      Be sure to specify your language in wp-config.php file.

      WP Config

    6. WPML top

      Instead of using the poEdit you can use plugin called WPML for translating your website's content.

      For more information you can visit WPML Documentation.

    7. FAQ top

      Q: How and where to find my purchase code?

      You can do that by following this guide: http://www.orange-themes.com/faq/#question1181

      Q: I cannot register on your forums, the purchase code seems to be invalid. What do I do?

      Most common problem is that you have confused the order number with the purchase code since they are looking similar. Please follow the FAQ entry above.

      Q: The plugins that came with this theme are outdated, I cannot update them. What to do?

      Unfortunately we cannot provide automatic updates for these plugins, but we do include newest versions of these plugins once we launch an update for the theme. You can find a guide on how to update them here: http://www.orange-themes.com/faq/#question1185

      Yes, you can. To do that you will have to modify the footer.php file located in theme's main directory.

      Q: Something's wrong with my theme, what do I do?

      We do provide free support for our customers in our support forums Here. You will need a purchase code to register: guide.

      Q: I want extra features in my theme, can you add it?

      Yes, we do provide customization services, you can contact us requesting more information using the contact form on our ThemeForest Profile page here: http://themeforest.net/user/orange-themes

      Q: This theme isn't what I wanted, can I receive a refund?

      Unfortunately we do not handle refunds since we do not sell our themes directly. You must contact Envato support on this regard.

      Q: We love this theme, how can we support it?

      You can rate our theme in Downloads Section in ThemeForest. A 5 star rating would be an enormous help to us! :)

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, but I'll do my best to assist. If you have a more general question relating to the themes on ThemeForest, you might consider visiting the forums and asking your question in the "Item Discussion" section.

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