WordPress theme
Header Font: PT Sans

Theme Installation

Genesis Framework Installation

The Genesis Framework must be installed before installing the theme.
Install Genesis Framework from Appearance > Themes > Add New.
Click Upload Theme, click Choose File, select the genesis zip file to upload and install.
It is not necessary to Activate the Genesis Framework.

Theme Installation

From Appearance > Themes > Add New.
Upload, install and activate.

Plugins Installation

Click “Begin installing plugins.” in the notice to install the necessary plugins.

List of all Plugins

Demo Content

Demo contents are the widgets and posts displayed in the theme preview. The widgets will be automatically placed in the widget areas and configured like in the preview.
– You will have to edit certain widgets and pages like Genesis eNews Extended and Contact Form 7 to add your own email and settings.
– Install and activate your theme and the recommended plugins before importing the demo widgets. If a plugin is not installed and activated, any widgets related to that plugin will not import.

Import Demo Content

– Choose XML to upload demo posts and pages (for blogs without content):

And upload the file titled “demo-content”.
– Choose WIE or JSON to upload demo widgets:

And upload the file titled “demo-widgets”.

Header Images

Recommended header image size: 1000 x 1000 px.
If you use an image with different dimensions, you may need to crop the image in the upload process.
Add your header image in Appearance > Customize > Header Image > Add New Image.
Upload the image and crop or skip crop if available. Save & Publish.
you can adjust the area size if the image is too small or too large.

In Appearance > Menus, click to add a new menu:

Add a name and click “Create Menu”.
After selecting the pages and adding them to the menu bar, check “Main Menu” box at the bottom and save.

Create other menus and save them as Footer Menu, Shop Categories and The Latest.


Slider and other features are disabled by default. Enabled the slider in Customize > Slider:

You can upload images directly to the slider or select a category, or add individual IDs. You can also customize the way the slider will look like on the homepage.

Featured Posts

Enable featured posts widget in Customize > Featured Posts, select a category from the drop down or add the IDs of posts manually.

You can change the image size, change the location between posts, header and footer.

Featured Boxes

You can upload up to three images to featured boxes and link them to either categories or external links in Customize > Featured Boxes.

Mailchimp Sign up

After activating MailChimp for WordPress plugin, navigate to MailChimp for WP > Forms and create a new form.

Paste this form into the box:
Want some inbox love? get notified when there are new posts!
<label>enter your email here: </label>
<input type="email" name="EMAIL" placeholder="" required />
<input type="submit" value="Subscribe" style="opacity:0">

It will look like this:

Latest Posts

Customize the posts in the homepage, blog page and category pages to your liking in Customize > Theme Settings > Posts:

Posts Featured Images

Enable featured image for single posts in Customize > Posts/Pages Featured Image.

Enable the widget in Customize > Related Posts:

Choose how many images to show from the drop down menu (between 2 and 5).
Note: If the images aren’t the same size, make sure to regenerate thumbnails.


Add a text widget to the sidebar and paste the shortcode below:
[instagram-feed num=4 cols=2 showbutton=false showheader=false imageres=full]
Add a text widget to Instagram Footer and paste the shortcode below:
[instagram-feed num=6 cols=6 showbutton=false showheader=false imageres=full]

Connect your Instagram account in Instagram Feed Settings:

And disable the responsive layout as well as remove “Padding around Images” in Instagram Feed > Customize:


Add Underline Designs – Pinterest widget with your username and board name:

Add your username as it appears in the address bar:

Shop The Post

Currently there are two popular websites where you can generate “shop this” widget:
Both of these websites will allow you to monetize the traffic you get, but Reward Style will require you apply before you’re accepted to create an account with them.
To add the widget to the post on the homepage, edit the post and paste the code in After Entry Area:


Edit the YouTube widget to add your channel ID and how many videos to show in total. Find your channel ID here.

WooCommerce Settings

If you have WooCommerce plugin activated, you can follow these steps to have your shop look similar to the demo:
– In Customize > WooCommerce > Product Catalog, set products per row to 2.
– In Customize > WooCommerce > Product Images, the images are cropped to 500px and 3:4 ratio:

– Make sure you have the plugin Genesis Connect for WooCommerce installed and activated.


Social Media:

Edit the social media widgets and add your links:

Homepage Widgets:

You can add widgets to the homepage only, in the four sections homepage 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Font & Color Customization


If not already installed, install Easy Google Fonts plugin and navigate to Tools > Import > WordPress.
Import alt-fonts file and you’ll be able to change the fonts in Customize > Typography.


Change the colors in Customize > Colors.

Elegant Shop

You can view Elegant Shop’s instructions here.