SW HiMarket

1GETTING STARTED

1.1 Introduction

    First of all, I would like to thank you for purchasing this theme, your support is truly appreciated.
    SW HiMarket is a modern and beautiful WordPress Theme. Both developers and non-trained users can use it easily. This document covers the installation and use of this theme, reveals some answers to common problems and issues. We encourage you to read throughout this document if you are experiencing any difficulties. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of document, please feel free to contact us via our Support Page.

1.2 System Requirements

At the basic level, this theme will require the following conditions:

  • PHP version 5.6 or greater
  • MySQL version 5 or greater
  • WordPress 4.1 or higher (Please note that it has the best performance on the latest version of WordPress)

Note: Recommended PHP Configuration Limits In several cases, you may deal with problems related to low PHP configuration limits, such as: white screen, demo content fails when importing, empty page content and other similar issues. The solution is to increase the PHP limits. You can do this on your own by editing the following lines in php.ini file in your root directory. This is not a file that comes with WordPress so if you are unfamiliar with it you should contact your web host about increasing those limits to a minimum as follows:

  • max_execution_time 360
  • memory_limit 128M
  • post_max_size 32M
  • upload_max_filesize 32M

2FILE STRUCTURE

At first, you need to download the package to your computer and then unzip it. The package gives you all the files listed as follows

    Data files, including:

  • plugins – contains js_composer.zip, one-click-install.zip, revslider.zip, sw-responsive-post-slider.zip, sw-core.zip, sw-woocommerce.zip file.
  • revslider – contains the “home1.zip” file, “home2.zip” file, “home3.zip” file, “home4.zip” file, “home5.zip” file.
  • media.xml
  • Theme installation files, including:

  • sw_himarket_quickstart_vx.x.x.zip file (The newest version) is used for quickstart installation Please note that this file is not included in the Themeforest package. You could contact us via our Support Page to be supported.
  • sw_himarket_theme_vx.x.x.zip file (The newest version) is used for manual installation
  • sw_himarket-child-theme.zip file (The child theme is a recommended way of modifying your existing theme.)

3INSTALLATION

There are two ways to install a WordPress Theme:

  • Quickstart Installation: Suitable if you have your first installation and want to get a whole new fresh site as our Demo.
  • Manual Installation (including Theme Installation): Suitable if your store is full with content that you don't want to overwrite.

3.1 Quickstart Installation:

Please follow the steps in the Quickstart Installation Instruction for WordPress Theme

3.2 Theme Installation

Before starting this theme installation process, you need to make sure that your host can comply with follow requirement:

  • Your web host has the minimum requirements to run WordPress
  • This theme is built up and tested with WordPress Version 4.6.1. Therefore, you could run the WordPress Version 4.6.1 to have its best performance. It is also compatible with WordPress 3.x.x, 4.x.x.

3.2.1 Theme Upload

When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways:

  • FTP Upload
  • WordPress Upload

Note: If the theme files’ size is larger than 8M, please upload via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).

3.2.1.1 Theme Installation via FTP 3.2.1.2 Theme Installation via WordPress Admin Panel
To add the new theme to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:

  • Download the zip package of SW HiMarket theme in ThemeForest, and you will find a zip file named as sw_himarket_theme_vx.x.x.zip
  • Load your FTP client, such as FileZilla.
  • Use your FTP program to access your host web server, upload and exact the zip file “sw_himarket_theme_vx.x.x.zip” to your_wordpress_site/wp-content/themes directory. After exacting, you will have a theme folder named as himarket in your your_wordpress_site/wp-content/themes directory.

To select the theme for your site:

  • Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels
  • Go to Appearance >> Themes to find the new theme uploaded, roll over its thumbnail image and activate it by clicking on the Activate button.
  • Step 1 – Open the wp-admin panel (Navigate through web browser to the folder where you have installed the WordPress, for example: www.your_wordpress_site.com/wp-admin/).

  • Step 2 – Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance >> Themes.
    Then, click Add New button or Add New Theme button
  • Step 3 – Click the Upload Theme button >> Choose File to import the theme from your computer. Select your sw_himarket_theme_vx.x.x.zip file and click Install Now.
  • Step 4 – You have a few minutes to wait till you see the message announcing that Theme installed successfully.
  • Step 5 – After that, you will be able to activate the theme.

Please remember that when theme is installed, you need to install Required Plugins to get full features working.

3.2.2 Theme Installation Types

In our SW HiMarket theme, we offer a useful feature to choose the way to install this theme: Import Demo Data or not. Two methods are provided for two different case. When you want to start a new website, or use our demo contents for easily customization, save your time and your energy. In this situation, we recommend using the Import Demo Data method. If you do not use this way, you must be adept in WordPress customization and theme development

After installing theme, there are two ways for you to choose to custom this theme: create everything by yourself or import our demo data
Do NOT import demo data Import demo data
Strong points

  • It means that you could create everything by yourself from its beginning
  • You could configure each part of this theme singly according to our suggested theme position
Strong points

  • This process certainly helps you save your time and energy
  • It is ideal for beginners to advanced developers
  • Our Import Demo Data provides you a good way to import the demo content, widgets and theme settings with one click.
Weak points

  • If you are a newbie, it could be an extremely time-consuming process and a tough challenge
  • You are certainly adept in WordPress customization and theme development
Weak points

  • Category ID is different between “your database in your server” and “our database in our server”. It’s all different from servers. That is the reason why you need to change the category ID on your site by checking it out in our theme configuration part of this documentation.
Work Process

Work Process

3.2.3 Required Plugins Installation

Please remember that when theme is installed, you need to install and activate Required Plugins to get full features working. In case your server does not permit automatic installation of a WordPress plugin in this theme, you could manually install it by using its zip file in our package folder named as data/plugins.

  • Step 1 – After installing and activating the theme you will see the message about installing required plugins at the top of the page.
  • Step 2 – You need click Begin Installing plugins link in order to install needed plugins for SW HiMarket theme
  • Step 3 – You will be redirected to Install Required Plugins page, here you will find all of the theme required plugins. In order to install these plugins, you just need to check all of them and select “install” then click “apply”.

    Note: When installing plugins, if you see a notice that some plugins have unsuccessful installation, please choose each plugin to install again. This case usually occurs as you select all plugins to install at once.

  • Step 4 – After installing these plugins, you need to activate them by checking all of them and select “activate” then click “apply”

Below are list of required plugins along with SW HiMarket theme

4IMPORT DEMO CONTENTS

4.1 Import Demo Data

Please follow the steps in the instruction to import demo data in our WordPress theme

4.2 Import Media file

Please follow the steps in the instruction to import media file in our WordPress theme

4.3 Import Revolution Slider

Please follow the steps in the instruction to import Revolution Slider in our WordPress theme

5POST

Please go here to have more detail about customing a post in our WordPress themes

6PAGES

Please go here to have more detail about customing a page in our WordPress themes

To set up your homepage, please go to Settings >> Reading area and look for the Front Page display area. Change the radio button “A static page” and select the front page and blog page from the dropdown menus. Then save changes.

7MAILCHIMP FOR WORDPRESS

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings
1.Go to MailChimp for WP >> MailChimp to access general setting page of MailChimp. You should connect to your mailchimp account by entering API Key.

2.Also, in order to make MailChimp Form work effectively, you should navigate to MailChimp for WP >> Forms in admin sidebar, fill in the forms. After making the changes, remember to click Save Changes button.

  • Form Fields: Please click to see the Backend Settings.
  • Copy the code here to the form mark-up field in the page.

     

  • Form Messages Please click to see the Backend Settings.
  • Form Settings Please click to see the Backend Settings.
  • Form Appearance Please click to see the Backend Settings.

You can click Here to read more about this plugin.

8THEME OPTIONS

Our stunning SW HiMarket theme provides an advanced Theme Options panel that is loaded with many options to customize your page effectively. These options are organized into logical tabbed sections which will be very easy for you to navigate. Each option also has a short description of what it will do on the front end. Because of the sizable amount of options, we cannot go over them in full detail in this documentation. We encourage you to please take some time and navigate through each tab to see what we offer.

To access the theme options panel, please go to Appearance >> Theme Options in your WordPress admin. After that, you will see a logical tabbed sections including a lot of tabs for you to discover.

Below sections will go through each tab in detail for you.

Note:
Before configuring, you can also backup your theme options by clicking on the Import/Export tab. This is a great way to move your custom options from site to site

8.1 General

In this tab, you will see options for color scheme, favicon icon, and logo image.

  • Specifically, there are 7 possible color scheme for you to select in this theme.
  • You also can change favicon icon by upload your favicon here. However, please note that this option is compatible with one for WordPress Version 4.2 or previous versions. To add a Favicon in WordPress 4.3 or later versions, please go to Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity >> Site Icon to set a favicon icon
  • Additonally, for logo customization, you can freely to upload your desired logo image.

general

8.2 Layout

SW HiMarket gives you multiple selections for this theme layouts. You can change sidebar positions (Left, right) with wide for many kind of devices. Furthermore, changing background box image is also enable for you.

layout

8.3 Header & Footer

These options enable you to change header appearance with 5 types of header, and 5 types of footer. In addition, SW HiMarket allows you to customize your phone number, your email and copyright text. Furthermore, you also can choose to show a menu from a page in header.

header

8.4 Navbar Options

SW HiMarket supports mega menu and dropdown menu to select and set its theme location. Furthermore, you also can active sticky menu or not

navbar

8.5 Blog Options

SW HiMarket gives you multiple selections for blog page. You can change sidebar blog layout (Full Layout / Left Sidebar / Right Sidebar / Left Right Sidebar), also style for layout blog and blog column.

navbar

8.6 Product Options

SW HiMarket allows you to change number of products’ column to display per kind of device’s screen, select sidebar style for product and display quickview option. You can change the number of product in listing product page too.

product-options

8.7 Typography

SW HiMarket provides several choices to modify the font style of your blog with Google Font.

typo

8.8 Advanced

This tab provides options for your advanced customization.

  • Show cPanel – Turn on/off Cpanel.
  • Widget Advanced – You could choose Widget Advanced to display advanced configuration in widget panel for configuring by yourself.
  • Developer Mode – Due to the risk of losing your customization in css files, this option is not recommended to be chosen.
  • Active Preload and Preload Active Page(s)- You could choose to active preloading for theme and select page having this action.
  • Back to top - You could choose to turn on “back to top” option
  • Direction – You could change your site’s direction from left to right or from right to left.
  • Active Popup Subscribe – Check to active popup subscribe.
  • Popup Shortcode – You can custom your own popup here
  • Custom CSS/JS – Insert your own CSS and JS into this part. These CSS and JS will override all default styles located throughout the theme.

advanced

8.9 Import/Export Options

You can also backup your current theme options by clicking on the Import/Export tab >> Export Options. Import Options is not recommended, because this action overwrite any existing options.

social