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To use a WordPress theme you must have a working version of Wordpress already installed. For information in regard to installing the WordPress platform, please refer to the WordPress Codex here
After extract the main zip file, you'll see these folders and files:
This template works well for WordPress 5.x, update yours if needed.
Installing the theme can be done in two ways. You can upload the theme ZIP file using the built in WordPress theme upload, or copy the files through an FTP client.
The video guide - how to install
After activating the theme, you would notice the message box on the top of admin pages to ask you install/activate some plugins, you could use them for free or cancel the messages.
If you are new for Wordpress, we suggest you use the demo data:
To set up logo for your website, you need to:
10 predefined colour scheme for your website, please go to ThemeOptions > Schemes
There are many detail colour setting options for every scheme, you could define your own style base on the given scheme setting. You could also click on the small icon "?" on the right side description for every item to learn detail explanation for the option.
To set up the homepage, you need to create a page which you want to use it as homepage, after that, go to ThemeOptions > FrontPage section to select the page from drop-down menu.
Before building your custom menu, you need to create your pages first, then navigate to Appearance > Menus, it is recommended to create you menu from Pages or Links.
Aside provide 7 formats for your post, theses formats would affect the style of your post in list and content page.
Aside provide template with multiple options for your portfolio post, you just need to turn on the "Use Portfolio Template" switcher to activate the template mode:
The text content container could be on left, right or fullwidth, and you could setup the image list layout for the images.
The video guide - Portfolio post
You could add/manage your team members with the Team type post.
To add a new team member, please go to Team > Add New
To show the team members on webpage, you need to use the "Team" module from Page Builder:
You could add/manage your client information with the Clients type post with the similar interactions to Team.
To add a new client, please go to Client > Add New
Upload the client’s logo image to Featured Image.
To show your clients logo on webpage, you need to:
You could add/manage your testimonials information with the Testimonials type post with the similar interactions to Team.
To add a new testimonial, please go to Testimonials > Add New
To show testimonials on webpage, you need to:
You could add/manage your opening positions with the Jobs type post.
To add a new position, please go to Jobs > Add New
To show jobs on webpage, you need to:
You could add/manage your frequently asked questions with the FAQs type post.
To add a new question, please go to FAQs > Add New
To show your FAQs on webpage, you need to:
You could build a fullwidth slider or half page with a image using page template. To active page template, you need to turn on this switcher: go to Pages > Add New or edit a page:
The video guide - Fullscreen Post Slider
Check the Revolution Slider documentation
You could import the Revolution Slider demo data(click to download)
Besides templates, you could also build your page with traditional method or with the powerful Page Builder. The following section will tell you more about Page Builder
Aside provide drag & drop page builder for your pages and posts, press the button "Switch to Page Builder" to enable it. Following is a brief introduction for the page builder:
The modules could be placed directly or into a wrap, depending on your layout. A standard wrap have the same width with page content, well a fullwidth wrap have the following features:
You could set up a background color for the text block, leave it empty if you don't want to show any background color.
Icon on Left
Icon on Top
You could set a bullet icon for every item
You could create a button and customise the size and colour.
Portfolio module is designed for you to showcase your portfolio post, on flip mouseover effect, the portfolio images could be previewed when mouse rollover.
The video guide - Creating Brick list
For the thumbnails size, please check the post.
Gallery is a image list to show a gallery from image post (featured image) or a set of library images, click the image it would open a beautiful light-box or go to a particular link.
Single Image module is to enter a single image to your post/page.
This module could create 4 types of message box: Success, Warning, Error, Information
Accordion and Toggle has the same style in front end, you could expand only one item in Accordion mode and could expand multiple items in Toggle mode.
To show a testimonial module in page, you need to create testimonials from the left hand navigation: Testimonial > Add New, and assign every testimonial post a category, then when build the module, choose the category you want to use.
The Blog module could display the blogs in all format.
The usage is similar with Testimonial module
Divider module is to place a spacer or lines in the vertical dimension.
The Team Meta information would be hidden on mobile mode
The usage is similar with Testimonial module
The usage is similar with Testimonial module, and have a same style with jobs.
Aside support the famous plugin "Contact Form 7", once you install it to your WordPress, the Contact Form 7 option would appear in the Form Type drop-down menu. Following image is the standard Contact Form module looks like in front end.
To enter a video to the page, you need to copy and paste the embeded code of the video, a example with Vimeo video:
For Vimeo and Youtube video, you could directly copy/paste the link of the video:
This section is to help viewers share your current page out via social medias, by now it support: Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest
The Google Map module need you provide the name of your location.
Build your price block by Price module, by now it support not more than 4 price blocks, and it is recommended to make the module fullwidth(1/1).
Liquid List could open the post content in current page with smooth animation:
The carousel module support the list be horizontal scrolled
Latest Post could display a particular category post as a list follow a post.
The Count Down module allow you assign a deadline and to create a timer automatically on front-end.
Once you have build a layout via the page builder, and you want to clone them to other page/posts, you could save the current layout to a template and load then in the other page/post page builder section.
When you edit the text via a text editor, you could use Short Code to add some advanced elements to your page/post:
Following are the short-code elements this theme support:
Aside is translatable(po/mo files ready) and multi-language ready.
To translate the static strings, it is recommended to download PO Edit here. After installing the PO Edit please follow the following steps:
Note: You will notice the content of "default.po"" is very complex, you could use the reduced version named "defaule_frontend.po" to edit necessary strings which will be show on front end.
It is recommend to use the popular WPML wp plugin if you want to make a multi-languages site:
WooCommerce is a popular wordpress eshop plugin, you could download it freely here. The Aside theme is completely compatible WooCommerce plugin from v1.2.
After install WooCommerce, you need install the WooCommerce pages as tip:
You could use shortcodes (check more) to display the products in page (or in Textblock of Pagebuild)
Note: the columns value is not supported, because we replace the Woocomerce's grid rule as the Aside's
On admin panel the left hand, click "Aside" to enter Theme Options
From Theme Options, you could:
if you don't want to use the icons included in Aside theme, you could upload the image icons. The custom icons could be used in sidebar social icons, icon box module and text list module of pagebuilder
Once again, thank you for purchasing my theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to publish your question here.