How to set up a theme as quickly as possible

Installing WordPress

The QuickStart guide assumes you already have a WordrPress installation in place. If you don’t have WordPress installed yet, please refer to the official WordPress installation guide.

Installing the Theme

You can install the Theme in three different ways:

  • Using Envato Market plugin
  • Upload the theme zip file to Appearance » Themes » Add New » Upload Theme
  • Direct FTP upload to wp-content/themes/ and activating it in Appearance » Themes

ThemeForest’s preferred way of installing themes is using the Envato Market plugin. This assures easy updates, when a new version of the theme is released.
Once your theme is installed, activate it. A notification should appear to install required plugins.
If you dismiss the notification by mistake or it doesn’t appear for any other reason, click on Appearance » install plugins.

Installing the plugins

Please make sure your theme is installed and activated, before moving to this section.
Installing required plugins is simple. You can start installing them directly on the install plugins notification or go navigate to Appearance » install plugins.
Installing Plugins

Installing all required plugins is essential. Theme functionality and demo import depend on it.
Make sure all the plugins are installed and activated before proceeding to the next step.

Importing Demo content

After all required plugins are installed, visit Theme options -> Import Demo Content. On Import screen there is a list of all available importable demos. Select one and click “Import Demo”.
Importing the demo will:

  • Import demo content
  • Import theme options
  • Import Widget data

Set up basic defaults to WordPress configuration
The process of importing the content can take a couple of minutes, depending on your server resources. Please be patient.

Importing Demo Content

Do not import demo twice. This can result in duplicate menu items and widgets.

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