Hotel Pro wordpress theme Documentation

Introduction

Thank you for buying our WordPress Theme. The complete procedure to configure and manage a WordPress Website from the beginning is shown in this documentation in different portions.

What is WordPress CMS?

WordPress is an open source tool which is based on PHP and MySQL to create websites. It is a completely free content management system(CMS) and a strong bloggingg platform. With this CMS, you can develop websites and solid online apps. You hardly require any knowledge or technical capability to manage it. WordPress has become the most accepted website development software available because of it’s varied aspects like it’s easy usage and flexibility.Learn More

What is a WordPress template

A WordPress template acts as a skin for the websites which are created on WordPress CMS. The installation of a WordPress Template is very easy. With the help of an installed new template, you can change the look of your WordPress website very easily. All the requisite source files are provided with a WordPress template and you can freely go for editing and increasing it the way you want.

Help and Support

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Files structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:

  • Screenshots : contains template screenshots. Not for production.

  • Theme : contains WordPress theme files.

  • alt-hotel-pro.zip: this folder content all the necessary files for the theme.

  • license.txt : contains license details.

  • readme.txt : contain information about theme images path and font use and usage scritps.

My site was working fine before? Who changed the File Permissions?

Incorrect file permissions can block WordPress from creating folders, upload images, or run some scripts

WordPress needs permissions to manage files and create folders on the server.

  • After that select all folders in root directory and then right click to select ‘File Permissions’.
  • wp-config >> permissions dialog box >> click on checkbox read and write >> Click on the OK button to continue
  • same process repeated for wp-content folder

Template Installation

Template installation is very easy process.

Step 1. Theme Installation

First thing you need to do is login to your WordPress admin area. Next, click on

Go to the menu Appearance Themes

Once you are on the themes page, click on the Add New button at the top.

Click on upload theme button.

Click on Browse Button then select your alt-hotel-pro.zip theme and click on Install Now Button..

WordPress will now install your theme and show you a success message along with the link to activate or live preview.

Step 2. Install a Theme using FTP

Your second installation option is to upload the theme via FTP. For this method first log into your site via FTP and browse to your folder located at wp-content/themes. Unzip the theme file you downloaded and upload only the extracted Total folder to your server.

Next log into your WordPress site and navigate to Appearance Themes to activate total folder.

Plugin Installation.

Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress.

How to activate plugins If you want these functionalities in your theme for which you need to activate plugin. Follow these instructions to activate plugin in your theme.

To install a WordPress Plugin manually by .zip archive and follow the below steps for Upload plugin .

Install Required Plugins:

hotel-pro Posttype plugin, Contact Form 7

In order to use Hotel you need to install and activate Hotel Pro plugin without this theme you can not display your content on your site.

1.Add Plugin : Go to Dashboard Add New Upload plugin..

click on the install now button and activate.

One-Click Demo Content Importer

Import demonstration content with one click to get your theme setup. This content will guide you through building your website for website creation.

Go toDashboard >> Appearance >> Get started

Click on"Demo Content Importer" and then "Run Importer".

Section Ordering

How to Arrange and Reordering Section

Section reordering basically means to arranage the section as per our requirement. in order to proceed with this section you need to drag section on top or bottom where you need it. when you will drap any section top or bottom your front view will change according customizer values.

For Section Re-ordering,you just need to simply drag-and-drop options into any order as per your wish .

In order to proceed with Section Ordering.

Step 1 Go to Dashboard >> Appearance >> Customizing >> Plugin Setting >> Section Ordering

Click on "Demo Content Importer" and then "Run Importer".

How to set up homepage

Once you view your site after activating the theme, You will see the index page with the latest post. Now you will need to setup the home page template to show all the demo section on your front page.


Setup Home Page

Follow these instructions to setup Home page.

1. Create Page to set template : Go to Dashboard Pages Add New Page.

Select the template.

2. Set the front page: Go to Setting Reading Set the front page display static page to home page.

Once you have done with this, you can see all the demo content on front page.

Site Identity

In order to proceed Site Identity, follow the below steps.

Site Identity

Go to Appearance Customize Site Identity .


Setup Slider Section

In order to proceed with slider.

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Slider Section.


In this way you can add the slider section.


Setup About Section

In order to proceed with About Section.

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section.

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings About Section.



In this way you can setup About Section


Setup Hotel Rooms Section

In order to proceed with Hotel Rooms Section.

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate Hotel Pro Posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard Room Add New


Refer screenshots below to further set up this section.

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Room Section.


In this way you can setup Hotel Rooms Section


Setup Services Section

In order to proceed with Services Section.

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate Hotel Pro Posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard Services Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Services Section.



In this way you can setup Services Section



Setup Products Section

Follow these instructions to setup Products Section .

In order to setup this section, First you need to upload and activate the Hotel Pro Posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard Product Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Products Section .


In this way you can setup Products Section.


Setup Our Records Section

In order to proceed with Our Records.

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section.

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Our Records.


In this way you can setup Our Records


Setup Team Section

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate Hotel Pro Posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard Our Team Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Team Section


In this way you can setup Team Section


Setup Video Section

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Video Section .


In this way you can setup Vedio Sections.


Setup Testimonial Section

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate Hotel Pro Posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard Testimonials Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Testimonial Section.

In this way you can setup Testimonial Section



Setup Blog Section

Refer screenshots below to further set up this section, First you need upload and activate Hotel Pro Posttype plugin.

Go to Dashboard Post Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Our Blog.

In this way you can setup Blog Section



Setup Newsletter Section

In order to setup the Newsletter Section you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

After installation Contact option will appear on the dashboard.

Go to Dashboard Contact Add New .


Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Newsletter Section


In this way you can setup Newsletter Section


Setup Contact Page Section

In order to setup the Contact Page you need upload and activate contact form 7 plugin.

After installation Contact option will appear on the dashboard.

Go to Dashboard Contact Add New .


Go to Dashboard Pages Add New

Go to Appearance Customize Theme Settings Contact.



Contact Page will be appear on page like this

Themes Plugin

  • Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress.

    If you want these functionalities in your theme for which you need to activate plugin. Follow these instructions to activate plugin in your theme.

    How to activate plugins

    Go to Plugins Installed Plugins photography-pro-Posttype. Activate

Page Templates and Sidebars

Page Templates

  • Default Template (The default page template with a right sidebar position)

  • Home Page Template (Front page with the demo content)

  • Blog Full Width Extend (Page template with no sidebar position)

  • Blog with Left Sidebar (A page templates with left sidebar position)

  • Blog With Right Sidebar (A page template with right sidebar position)

  • Page with Left Sidebar (A page templates with left sidebar position)

  • Page With Right Sidebar (A page template with right sidebar position)

  • Contact Template (The default Contact template with no sidebar position)

Posts, Categories and Post Formats

Adding category

Review the following article for more information on adding categories: click here

  • Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).

  • Click the Posts tab.

  • With that done, click Categories for blog posts.

  • Type in the name of your new category.

  • After that, click the Add New Category button.

Click the Publish button.

Creating a Blog post

  • Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).

  • Click the Posts tab.

  • Click the Add New tab.

  • Type in your post content. For more information on adding posts, please check the following link click here

Shortcodes

A shortcode is a powerful content building tool click here Shortcodes are easy to use. First of all, make sure that the editing mode is set to Visual.

Testimonials

See this screenshot for better understanding.


Team

See this screenshot for better understanding.


CUSTOM WIDGETS

In order to proceed with Widgets Section,

It will be appear on page like this.


How to Setup Additional Theme AddOns

1.First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file ( Post Type plugin.zip). Next, you need to go to WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page.

2.After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.

3.This will bring you to the plugin upload page. Here you need to click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.

4.After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.

5.WordPress will now upload the plugin file from your computer and install it for you. You will see a success message like this after installation is finished.

6.Once installed, you need to click on the Activate Plugin link to start using the plugin.