Octamag


Step 1: First Install Theme by provided direction below

Theme Installation

To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. For information on installing the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex - http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress. Upon downloading ".zip" file from Themeforest, you'll have all files you need inside. Extract the ".zip" file and you will find the theme zip file called "octamag.zip" that is the file you need to install.

Please Note: You can install the theme in two ways: through Wordpress theme installer, or via FTP. If you have trouble installing the theme via Wordpress, please proceed with installing it via FTP and you will be able to get around the issue. Below are the steps to install the theme in either ways.


Installing via Wordpress

Follow these simple steps to install via wordpress:

  • Go to Appearance > Themes.
  • Click Add New > Uplode Theme.
  • Navigate to find the "octamag.zip" file and click "Install Now" button.
  • The theme will be uploaded and installed but not yet activated.
  • Activate the newly installed theme. Go to Appearance > Themes and activate the installed theme.
  • This theme depends on few plugins that you must enable after activating the theme. Namely these plugins are: Contact form 7, octa Posts and Shortcode, Email Subscribers & Newsletters, WPBakery Visual Composer. if not active plugin theme will give error. When you activate octamag theme, you will see a notice that will ask you to install required plugins.
  • Install each plugin.

Installing Via FTP

Follow these simple steps to install via FTP::

  • Extract the octamag.zip
  • Open your FTP program and login to your hosting space
  • Browse to the directory where wordpress is installed and upload Octa theme folder to wp-content > themes
  • Activate the newly installed theme. Go to Appearance > Themes and activate the installed theme.

Installing Plugins from FTP

Follow these steps to install a plugin via FTP in your WordPress installation:

  • Open Plugin folder and unzip all plugin zip.
  • Connect to your server using your preferred FTP application.
  • Navigate to the wp-content folder within the WordPress installation for your website.
  • In the wp-content directory, find the plugins directory; upload your plugin to this location via FTP.
    Congratulations - your plugin is installed, but you still need to activate it.

  • Choose Plugins?Plugins on your Dashboard.
    The Installing Plugin page appears.
  • Click the Activate link that appears below the plugin’s title.

Step 2: Importing Demo Content

Note: Note: Please install & activate plugins first before importing demo content

Importing Demo Content

We provide one click import functionality

Note: Note: Actual demo images are not included in the import.

Follow these steps to import demo content:

  1. Make sure you have activated octamag theme (see Theme Installation)
  2. Navigate to Wordpress Dashboard > Appearance > Theme Options > Demo Importer
  3. When import is finished, you are done.

Setting Up Front Pages And Blog Page

  • Navigate to Settings > Reading
  • Select A Static Page for Front Page Displays
  • Select your new home page for the Front Page
  • Select your Blog page for the Blog


Setting up Menus

  • Go to Appearance >Menu to set your menu locations

General Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Page Layout [Default or Boxed]
  • Set Content Background
  • Set Website Width
  • Set Loader Color of website
  • Set Back to top Button color
  • Set Custom 404 Page


Logo Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Logo and Favicon in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set desktop and mobile logo width
  • Set Mobile and desktop logo
  • Set Favicon


Header Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Header Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Disable Fixed Header
  • Set Sticky Header On Mobile
  • Set Sticky Header On Tablets
  • Hide Search Icon
  • Set Logo Position
  • Set Header Background
  • Set Header Padding
  • Set Sticky Header Background


Page Title Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Page Title Bar in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Title Bar Background
  • Set Title Bar Padding
  • Disable Title Bar
  • Hide Breadcrum
  • Set Title/breadcrum Alignment
  • Set Excerpt Max Width
  • Set Page Header Typography
  • Set Page Header title/link/text color

Menu Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Menu Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set 3 level menu typography
  • Set 3 level menu color
  • Set Mega Menu Title/Link Typography
  • Set Mega Menu Title/Link/Text Color
  • Set Mega Menu Background Color
  • Set Mobile Menu Typography
  • Set Mobile Menu Color
  • Set Mobile Menu Background Color


Typography Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Typography Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Body Typography
  • Set Heading(h1-h6) Typography
  • Set Button Typography


Color Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Color Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Body text/link Color
  • Set Heading(h1-h6) Color
  • Set Primary Color


Sidebar Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Sidebar Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Sidebar Position
  • Set Sidebar Title/Text/Link Typography
  • Set Sidebar Title/Text/Link Color
  • Set Sidebar Background
  • Set Sidebar Padding


Button Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Button Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Button/Hover background
  • Set Button/Hover Text Color
  • Set Outlibe Button Color


Footer Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Footer Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Hide Footer
  • Set Parallax Footer
  • Set Title/text Typography
  • Set Title/text/link Color
  • Set Custom Footer
  • Set Footer Background Color
  • Set Copy Right Bar text Typography
  • Set Copy Right Bar text/link Color
  • Set Copy Right Bar Background Color


Contact/Social Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Contact & Social Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Set Contact Detail
  • Set Social Url


Blog Setting

  • Go to Appearance → Theme Options → Blog Setting in your WordPress admin dashboard.
  • Show/Hide Page Title Bar
  • Set Blog Page Title
  • Set Blog Page Excerpt
  • Set Blog Pagination Style
  • Set Blog Page Excerpt Length
  • Set Post Per Page
  • Set Post Column at blog page
  • Show/hide Feature Image
  • Show/hide Meta
  • Set Single Post Setting
  • Set Post Meta Setting