Del

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 del.zip, 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.
 
Notes:
– You will have to edit certain widgets and pages like Genesis eNews Extended, Contact Form 7 and others 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 widgets, customize settings and font controls

Click the button in Appearance > Import Demo Data:

If you’d like to add posts to your blog, import demo-content.xml file to Tools > Import > Run WordPress Importer.

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.

Header Menu:

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, select a location from the box at the bottom (3) and save.


– Create another menu (2) or select pre-existing ones from the drop down (1).

Latest Menu:


– Create another menu (2) and select “The Latest” location (3).

Slider

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

 
1 – Enable the slider.
2 – Make the slider full width.
3 – Enable category above the title.
4 – Enable the read more button.
5 – Change the read more button text.
6 – By default it will show your latest posts, but you can upload images manually.
7 – Or show posts from a certain category.
8 – Or show a selection of posts by adding their IDs manually.
9 – Choose how many posts the slider will loop through.
10 – Select how many posts to show at once.
11 – Set image height in pixels.
12 – Crop images or select the full size.

Featured Posts


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

 
1 – Enable the featured posts.
2 – Disable the read more button.
3 – Change the widget title.
4 – Enable “shop this post” widget as a popup or below the title.
5 – Choose how many posts to show in total.
6 – Disable the excerpt or change its word limit.
7 – By default it will show your latest posts, but you can show posts from a certain category.
8 – Or show a selection of posts by adding their IDs manually.
9 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape, original and square.
10 – Crop images or select the full size.
11 – Choose the placement of the widget between posts, header and footer.
12 – If you choose “between posts”, select how posts should show before the featured posts are placed.

Featured Boxes


Enable the featured boxes in Customize > Featured Boxes > Settings:

 
1 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape and square.
2 – Choose the placement of the widget between header, footer and between posts.
3 – When selecting the between posts position, type the number of posts to show before the widget. Example: the featured boxes will be placed after the seventh post on the homepage.
 

Upload up to 3 images Customize > Featured Boxes > Image 1, Image 2 and Image 3 :

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

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:

 
1 – Change the latest posts title.
2 – Change the read more buttons text.
3 – Change the post layout between 1 column, 2 columns, 3 columns, 4 columns, masonry and left/right.
4 – Change the excerpt word limit.
5 – Enable left or right sidebar.
6 – Enable “shop this post” widget as a popup or below the read more button.
7 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape, original and square.
8 – Crop images or select the full size.
 

Upload Second Featured Image:

You can upload a second feature image to any post in the editor:

Single Posts

1 – Disable footer categories and tags.
2 – Disable header date.
3 – Disable share buttons in the footer.
4 – Change share buttons title.
5 – Change the next post button title.
6 – Change the previous post button title.
7 – Change the categories title in the footer.
8 – Change the tags title in the footer.

Posts Featured Images


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

1 – Disable footer categories and tags.
2 – Disable header date.
3 – Disable share buttons in the footer.
4 – Change share buttons title.
5 – Change the next post button title.
6 – Change the previous post button title.
7 – Change the categories title in the footer.
8 – Change the tags title in the footer.
 
Note: If the images aren’t the same size, make sure to regenerate thumbnails.

Instagram

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:

Pinterest

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:
www.shopstylecollective.com.
www.rewardstyle.com.
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:

YouTube


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, enable mini cart icon and enable sidebar (optional).
– 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.

Widgets

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.

Popular Posts:

You can add Popular Posts widget to the sidebar with these settings:

Font & Color Customization

Fonts

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.

Colors

Change the colors in Customize > Colors.

You can view Post Popup Subscribe Plugin’s instructions here.

Elegant Shop

You can view Elegant Shop’s instructions here.