News Blog WordPress Theme by VaultThemes

IMNewsPro Theme Documentation


Introduction

Thank you for purchasing IMNewsPro. Before you get started, please be sure to always check out these documentation files. We outline all kinds of good information, and provide you with all the details you need know to use IMNewsPro Theme.

If you are unable to find your answer here in the documentation, please contact us on our Support desk.

What is included in the price?

  • IMNewsPro WordPress Theme
  • Child Theme
  • 1 Year Free Updates
  • Theme Documentation
  • Premium Support - To our support desk.

Thanks!
VaultThemes Team

Theme Installation via WordPress

After the purchase you will be able to download the theme .zip file.
When done, you should see imnewspro.zip (zip file name can be changed from version to version).

Please, follow the steps below to install IMNewsPro Theme.

Step 1 - Login to your WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2 - Go to Appearance > Themes. Click Add new button, located at the top of the screen or Add new theme ( see screenshots below ).







Step 3 - Click on Upload button at the top of the screen.

Step 4 - Choose imnewspro.zip.

Step 5 - Wait while the theme is uploaded and installed , when done Activate the IMNewsPro theme. (see screenshots below )




Step 6 - Congratulation you are ready to use IMNewsPro, but first Activate your license key.

Common Theme Installation Problems

“Are you sure you want to do this?”
If you get the “Are you sure you want to do this” message when installing imnewspro.zip file via WordPress, it means you have an upload file size limit. Install the theme via FTP if this happens, or ask your hosting company to increase the limit.

Missing stylesheet file
If you get an error saying that the stylesheet is missing, then you have uploaded the wrong folder. Please check that you are uploading the imnewspro.zip within the Theme Files folder.

Theme Installation via FTP

If you are going to install the theme using FTP, you will need an FTP Client, such as FileZilla.

After the purchase you will be able to download the theme .zip file.
When done, you should see imnewspro.zip(folder name can be changed from version to version).

Please, follow the steps below to install IMNewsPro theme via FTP:

Step 1 - Log into your hosting space (server) via FTP client.

Step 2 - In extracted archive folder, find imnewspro folder

Step 3 - Upload the imnewspro folder to your server in path .../wp-content/themes/

Step 4 - The uploaded path should be like this: .../wp-content/themes/imnewspro/




Step 5 - Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes and activate the IMNewsPro Theme. (see screenshots below )




Step 6 - Congratulation you are ready to use IMNewsPro, but first Activate your license key.


Additional Links

Installing new theme
FileZilla Free FTP Client

Theme License Activation

After installing the theme the first step to take will be activating the theme license. Enter the license key and you'll get access to theme support.

Follow the below instruction to activate the theme license.

Step 1 - Go to your WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > Theme License.



Step 2 - Now, you need to enter the license key and click on Activate License. ( see screenshots below )



Plugins Installation

After activating the theme and the license a notice should appear on the top of the screen, click on Begin installing plugins.

Follow the below instruction to activate all the necessary plugins.

Step 1 - Go to your WordPress Dashboard and click on Begin installing plugins.



Step 2 - Select all the plugin, change Bulk Actions drop to Install then click Apply ( see screenshots below ).



Step 3 - Once the plugins are installed go back to Install required plugins and Activate them all.

Setting up the Demo Content

Before importing the dummy data Make sure you have installed all the plugins and set the permalinks.

Once the theme will be activated you will see the option for importing demo.

Step 1 - Log into your WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2 - Go to Settings > Permalinks select Post name & click on save changes.

Step 1 - Go to Appearance > IMNewsPro Demo Setup

Step 2 - click on Import Demo Data.

Step 3 - Done! Menu and Home Page will be automatically set.

Setup Home Page

Step 1 - Login to your WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2 - Go to Settings > Reading and select the A static page (select below) option and then select Home in the Front page field.

Step 3 - After selecting Home Page as Front page , click on Save Changes button to save all these changes.

Customize Options

Go to Appearance > Customize and you'll find below options where, you can make the changes as per your requirements.




1. Site Identity

Here you can change your website logo along with site icon and also add or remove site title and it's tag line.




2. Styling

In this section, you can change your theme colors and fonts as per your requirement.




3. Background Image

In this section, you can change background image.




4. Footer

Here you can choose weather to show or hide your footer widget along with the number of columns to show. If you want to add a copyright text in your footer area then you can add it from here.




5. Blog Page Settings

In this section, you can manage your blog page settings. Where in you can show or hide this section. You can assign multiple categories and set number post to display in the current section.







6. Static Front Page

In this section, you can set your front page and post page for your website.




IMNewsPro Widgets

Theme has it's own 8 widgets, which are easy to use.




1. IMNewsPro Category Post Widget

This widget is to display the posts by categories using post query. In this widget, you can also change the styles.




2. IMNewsPro Instagram Widget

This widget display the posts of instagram.




3. IMNewsPro Latest News Slider Widget

This widget is useful to display the latest news in slider using post query.




4. IMNewsPro News Gallery Widget

Using post query you can showcase news gallery or grids.




5. IMNewsPro Slider Post Widget

This widget display the posts in slider using post query.




6. IMNewsPro Video slider Widget

Using this widget you can display the videos in slider using external URL.




7. IMNewsPro Banner Widget

This widget is to display the banner image using external link or self uploaded image.




8. IMNewsPro Recent Post Widget

This widget display the recent posts, where you can also choose number of posts to show.




Page Options

Go to Pages > Any Page and you'll find below options where, you can make the changes as per your requirements.

1. Header

In this section, you can Hide or Show the menu and page title.




2. Footer

Using this option you can Hide or Show the footer area.




3. SEO Settings

In this section, you can manage your SEO settings and robots settings.




4. Facebook Pixel Code

In this section, you can add your facebook pixel code.