Getting Started

Welcome to Porto WordPress!
We would like to thank you for purchasing Porto WordPress + eCommerce Theme!
We are very pleased that you have chosen Porto for your website, you will be never disappointed!
Before you get started, please be sure to always check out this documentation. We outline all kinds of…

Requirements for Theme

You need to agree the following requirements.

Wordpress 4.0 or higher.
PHP 5.6 or higher.
MySQL 5 or higher.
Memory Limit 128M or higher.

Below is a list of items you should ensure your host can comply with. We recommend using A2 Hosting or Blue Host for all your hosting needs.

Check to ensure…

Installation via FTP Client

Unzip file (the zip file is inside Theme files folder you have downloaded from ThemeForest). Connect to your FTP server and navigate to the folder where your WordPress is installed. Go to wp-content/themes/ and upload porto folder (the path should look like this: wp-content/themes/porto).

Open wordpress admin panel (navigate through…

Install Theme via WordPress Admin Panel

Install Theme via WordPress Admin Panel

Open wordpress admin panel (navigate through web browser to the folder where you have installed the WordPress e.g and go Appearance > Themes on admin sidebar.
Click Add New link and click Upload Theme link. Now please upload file (the zip file is inside Theme files folder you have downloaded from…

Update Theme

Before Update

We recommend you have a current backup of your site including wp-content folder, wp-config.php file and .htaccess file and a copy of wordpress database. If you are not familiar with how to do this, you can use several plugins such as UpDraft Plus and WordPress Backup Buddy. And you should backup porto theme options in Appearance >…

Update Plugins

– Update Premium Plugins
Porto theme provides two premium plugins: Visual Composer Page Builder and Revolution Slider.

You can update these plugins through setup wizard or Appearance > Install Plugins page.

– Update Other Plugins
Like WordPress itself, you can update plugins with a one click method. To do that, go to the…