- Theme Installation
- Plugins Installation
- Demo Content
- Header Image
- Navigation Menu
- Featured Posts
- Featured Boxes
- Homepage Intro
- Posts Featured Images
- Related Posts
- Shop The Post
- WooCommerce Settings
- Font & Color Customization
- Popup Subscribe
- Contact Form 7.
- Easy Google Fonts.
- Genesis eNews Extended.
- Kirki Toolkit.
- Multiple Featured Images.
- One Click Demo Import.
- Regenerate Thumbnails.
- WordPress Popular Posts.
- Instagram Feed.
- Popup Subscribe (included with the theme).
Header Font: Boostpest Signature Brush Font
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.
From Appearance > Themes > Add New.
Upload pitchfork zip file, install and activate.
List of all Plugins
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 widgets, customize settings and font controls
If you’d like to add posts to your blog, import demo-content.xml file to Tools > Import > Run WordPress Importer.
Recommended header image size: 1000 x 1000 px.
If you use an image with different dimensions, you you can skip cropping to proceed with uploading.
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 also adjust the size of the image.
In Appearance > Menus, click to add a new menu:
Add a name and click “Create New Menu” (2) or select pre-existing ones from the drop down (1).
After selecting the pages and adding them to the menu bar, check “Main Menu”(3) box at the bottom and save.
Left & Right Menus:
1 – By default it will show your latest posts, but you can upload images manually,
2 – Or show posts from a certain category,
3 – Or show a selection of posts by adding their IDs manually.
4 – Select how many posts the slider will loop through.
5 – Select how many posts to show at once.
6 – Select one of the 5 slider styles:
7 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape and square.
8 – Crop images or select the full size.
9 – Set the image height in pixels.
1 – By default it will show your latest posts, but you can show posts from a certain category,
2 – Or show a selection of posts by adding their IDs manually.
3 – Crop images or select the full size.
4 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape and square.
5 – Select how many posts to show in total (up to 6).
6 – Add widget title, example “Featured Posts”.
7 – Choose the placement of the widget between header, footer and between posts.
8 – When selecting the between posts position, type the number of posts to show before the widget. Example: the featured posts will be placed after the third post on the homepage.
Enable the featured boxes in Customize > Featured Boxes > Settings:
1 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape and square.
2 – Crop images or select the full size.
3 – Choose the placement of the widget between header, footer and between posts.
4 – 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.
Recent Posts Lists
Customize the posts in the homepage, search and blog page to your liking in Customize > Theme Settings > Homepage/Blog/Search Posts and category and archive posts in Customize > Theme Settings > Category/Archive Posts:
1 – Disable Read More button and change its title.
2 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape, original and square.
3 – Crop images or select the full size.
4 – Select “shop this post” widget placement between disabled, full (placed below the read more button), pop up:
5 – Select how posts show per page.
6 – Select post layout between 1 column, 2 column, 3 column, 4 column, masonry and left/right.
7 – Disable the sidebar and make it sticky.
8 – Disable excerpt and change the excerpt word limit.
9 – Disable date, comments count and category.
Upload Second 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.
1 – Make the widget full screen.
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 tabs will be placed after the third post on the homepage.
4 – Each tab has a title and content fields which you can use for shortcodes, shop codes or any other type of content you want.
5. Click the button to add more tabs.
Enable the widget in Customize > Homepage Intro:
1 – Upload background image.
2 – Upload logo if available (optional).
3 – Change the logo size in pixels.
4 – Add title (optional).
5 – Add text (optional).
6 – Add a title for the down button title.
Posts Featured Images
Enable featured image for single posts in Customize > Posts/Pages Featured Image > Posts or > Pages for static pages.
1 – Disable share buttons.
2 – Disable date and category.
3 – Disable parallax to make the image appear normal and not sticky.
4 – Enable title and other details white box.
5 – Choose the placement of the white between left, right and center (overlapping the image from the bottom).
6 – Add image height in pixels.
7 – Crop images or select the full size.
Enable the widget in Customize > Related Posts:
1 – Add widget title, example “More on the blog”.
2 – Choose how many posts to show in total (up to 5).
3 – Select image layout between portrait, landscape and square.
4 – Crop images or select the full size.
Note: If the images aren’t squares, 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/Pinterest Footer and paste the shortcode below:
[instagram-feed num=6 cols=6 showbutton=false showheader=false imageres=full]
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.
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.
Footer About Me:
Sign up (Genesis eNews Extended):
In your account (more instructions in the official help):
1 – Navigate to the Audience tab.
2 – Click the Manage Audience drop-down and choose Signup forms.
3 – Select Embedded forms.
4 – Choose the “Unstyle” option.
5 – Copy the highlighted code similar to the screenshot below inside action=””, (do not include the apostrophes):
6 – Paste the code in the form action field:
7 – The rest of the fields should have EMAIL, FNAME and LNAME in capital letters.
Font & Color Customization
If not already installed, install Easy Google Fonts plugin and navigate to Tools > Import > WordPress.
Import pitchfork-fonts file and you’ll be able to change the fonts in Customize > Typography.
You can view Post Popup Subscribe Plugin’s instructions here.