Install Theme via WordPress Admin Panel

Category: Installation 0 Post Date: October 12, 2018

Install Theme via WordPress Admin Panel

Install Theme via WordPress Admin Panel
  1. Open wordpress admin panel (navigate through web browser to the folder where you have installed the WordPress e.g www.your_domain.com/wp-admin/) and go Appearance > Themes on admin sidebar.
  2. Click Add New link and click Upload Theme link. Now please upload porto.zip file (the zip file is inside Theme files folder you have downloaded from ThemeForest).

  3. Once Porto is automatically installed after upload, open wordpress admin panel (e.g www.your_domain.com/wp-admin/) and go Appearance > Themes on admin sidebar. Activate portotheme.

  4. After activate theme, you will see Setup Wizard page. You can follow the steps to setup your site content – such as plugins, logo, child theme setup and demo content etc, all steps have enough description for you.

    Required plugins:

    • WPBakery Visual Composer – Drag and drop page builder for WordPress. Take full control over your WordPress site, build any layout you can imagine – no programming knowledge required.
    • Porto Functionality – Gathered all features that Porto provides including shortcodes, widgets and content types. We merged old “Porto Content Types”, “Porto Shortcodes”, “Porto Widgets” plugins into one since Porto 4.0 release.

    Recommended plugins:

    • Revolution Slider – Revolution Slider is the most advanced responsive WordPress slider plugin with layer.
    • Dynamic Featured Image – Dynamically adds multiple featured image or post thumbnail functionality to your posts, pages and custom post types.
    • Woocommerce – An e-commerce toolkit that helps you sell anything. Beautifully. Unless you enable woocommerce plugin, your site will not load all shop related js/css resources.
    • Contact Form 7 – Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.

    Other plugins fully compatible with Porto:

    • Really Simple CAPTCHA – Really Simple CAPTCHA is a CAPTCHA module intended to be called from other plugins. It is originally created for my Contact Form 7 plugin.
    • Instagram Slider – Support Instagram social features in some demos.
    • Regenerate Thumbnails – Allows you to regenerate all thumbnails after changing the thumbnail sizes.
    • MailPoet Newsletters – Create and send newsletters or automated emails. Capture subscribers with a widget. Import and manage your lists. MailPoet is a sweet plugin maintained and supported with love by a team of a dozen.
    • WP Sitemap Page – Add a sitemap on any page/post using the simple shortcode [wp_sitemap_page].
    • YITH WooCommerce Ajax Navigation – YITH WooCommerce Ajax Navigation allows user to filter products in Shop page without reloading the page.
    • YITH WooCommerce Ajax Search – YITH WooCommerce Ajax Search allows your users to search products in real time.
    • YITH WooCommerce Wishlist – YITH WooCommerce Wishlist allows you to add Wishlist functionality to your e-commerce.

     Compatible Plugins for Special Demos!

    • We used Post Views Counter plugin in Wedding Demo. After install this plugin, please configure the following options in Settings > Post Views Counter > Display.

    • We used WP Domain Checker plugin in Corporate Hosting Demo.
  5. Once you finish following setup wizard, your site is now ready to go! Happy using Porto!

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