SW Go Theme User Guide

Contents

1. Installation

1.1 System Requirements

1.1.1 WordPress

1.2 Installing YA Theme

Step-by-step

1.2.1 Login your WordPress as admin, change Theme

Choose theme

1.2.2 Use option Upload to upload SW Go theme file

New theme

1.2.3 Select sw_go_theme_v1.0.0.zip you have downloaded from our Website and Install it

Install YA Theme

1.2.4 Now SW Go is your default theme, how to customze and configure it below

1.2.5 OR using Quickstart package

If you would like to have Website with all sample data as our demo?
1.2.5.1 Download sw_go_quickstart_v1.0.0.zip and extract all contents to your Web root folder, usually under public_html/ folder, then navigate to your Website location.(Please note that this quickstart file is not included in the Themeforest package).
1.2.5.2 You will see visual wizard – sequence of pages – that will help you through, screenshots below:

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1.2.5.3 Now you would have a site with all demo content to play with!

2. Customization

You can customize following options
    Site Title & Tagline

  • Site Title – Allow to set your Website title
  • Tagline – Allow to set your Website description under title
    Navigation

  • Primary Menu – Set primary menu here, this can also be chosen under Appearance -> Menus
  • Middle Menu – Set middle menu here, this can also be chosen under Appearance -> Menus
  • Service Menu – Set service menu here, this can also be chosen under Appearance -> Menus
  • Footer Menu – Set footer menu here, this can also be chosen under Appearance -> Menus
    Static Front Page

  • Front page displays – Set custom page for homepage
    • Your latest posts – Show latest blog posts on homepage
    • A static page – Show custom page on homepage
      • Front page – Set custom page for homepage, used with option above
      • Posts page – Set custom page for post list, used with option above
    General

  • Color Scheme – Allow to choose one of preset color themes
  • Favicon Icon – Allow to set favicon for your Website
  • Text Direction – Allow to choose between RTL and LTR
  • Responsive Support – Yes: responsive layout, No: fluid width only
  • Logo Image – Allow to set logo image
    Navbar Options

  • Navbar Position – Set relative position for menus
  • Navbar Inverse Color – Increase prominence for menus
  • Display Branding – Choose to use brand image OR not
  • Use Logo for Branding – Allow to set brand image, used with option above
  • Menu Type – Allow to set menu type: Mega style or others
    Layout

  • Content Layout – Allow to choose a layout with different positions for Content and Sidebar
  • Sidebar Expand – Allow to set width of sidebar, compared to total width
    Social

  • Social Twitter Link
  • Social Facebook Link
  • Social Google Plus Link
  • Social LinkedIN Link
  • RSS Link
  • Social Pinterest Link
  • Email Link
    Typography

  • Use Google Webfont – Allow to choose Google font name to be used
  • Webfont Weight – Allow to set font weight 200-900
  • Webfont Character Set – Set character code
  • Webfont Assign to – Allow to choose where webfont to be used: Header, Everywhere or Custom
  • Webfont Custom Selector – A set of HTML tag using Google Webfont
    Advanced

  • Developer Mode – Select developer mode for advanced maintainace
  • Google Analytics ID – Set ID to automatically insert into theme
  • Custom CSS/JS – Advanced option if you would like to use CSS or JS custom code


3. Layout

It is easy to customize the layout. Firstly please view its overview, with position that will be used in next steps:

SW Go Layout

4. Configuration

You have to configure two most important things: Menus and Widgets. Here is how we will set up them, using layout image above for positioning

4.1 Menus

4.1.1 Positions

Under Appearance -> Menus, you can see SW Go supports 4 menus. To tweak each menu items, please click the down arrow next to each menu item title. Here are primary and middle ones

4.1.2 Primary items – Position: Primary

Primary menu

4.1.3 Middle items – Position: Middle

Footer menu

4.2 Widgets

4.2.1 Positions

SW Go supports a total of 11 widget positions. Under Appearance -> Widgets, you can see these widgets. According to the layout above, you will know position of each one.

Widget positions

4.2.2 How to tweak

Each position includes many widgets. Click the down arrow next to each widget title and follow its description. Below is how we will customize most important ones for the homepage. Under Appearance -> Widgets, navigate to sidebar position and according to the layout above, you will know position of each one. Configuration for widgets below:
4.2.2.1 Position: hotnews – Widget: Ya Slider
Drag a new Ya Slider widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Ya Slider widget

4.2.2.2 Position: slideshow – Widget: Ya Posts
Drag a new Ya Posts widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Ya Posts widget

4.2.2.3 Position: right slideshow – Widget: Text
This sidebar position has two text widgets. Let take an example, drag a new Text widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Text widget

4.2.2.4 Position: popular – Widget: Ya Slider
Drag a new Ya Slider widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Ya Slider widget

4.2.2.5 Position: catalogs (first) – Widget: Ya Posts
This position has Ya Posts and Text widget. Text is used to show map, it is long and HTML-based, so we will focus on Ya Posts widget to show catalog. Drag a new Ya Posts widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Catalog widget

4.2.2.6 Position: home (first, second and third) – Widget: Ya Posts
This position has 3 Ya Posts widgets. We will use them to show widgets into this sidebar, configure as below in turn:

home sidebar widget home sidebar widget home sidebar widget

4.2.2.7 Position: bottom frontpage – Widget: Ya Posts
Drag a new Ya Posts widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Ya Post widget

4.2.2.8 Position: footer – Widget: Custom Menu
This position uses 5 Custom menus to show destination. We have to create menus first, same as Menus above. Then drag a new Custom Menu widget into this sidebar, configure an example as below:

Custom Menu widget

4.2.2.9 Position: footer information – Widget: Text
This has two Text widgets, let take one example to show banners, please drag a new Text widget into this sidebar, configure as below:

Text widget

That’s it! Now you are ready to blog! For other advanced configuration, please submit ticket OR purchase our installation service.