Installation

Fist of all ,download the zipped theme pack to your desktop from themeforest and extract the ZIP file contents to a folder on your desktop.

You can install the theme in two ways:

1. WordPress Upload

Log in WordPress wp-admin

Navigate to Appearance -> Themes ->Add New ->Upload Theme and choose file "daxthemes.zip" and click "Install Now" button. Activate the newly installed theme. Go to Appearance -> Themes and activate the installed theme "daxthemes". Step by Step as below

2. FTP

Use an FTP client such as FileZilla, FireFTP or Cyberduck (if you are a Mac user) to connect to your hosting account. Navigate to where WordPress is installed and locate the /wp-content/themes/ directory.

After all file uploaded, just go to Admin > Appearance and activate 'daxthemes' theme.

Note: Please make sure that the main files of the theme are contained within just one folder. Thus, the right way to locate your theme files is for example /wp-content/themes/daxthemes/ but not /wp-content/themes/daxthemes/daxthemes/.

 

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

You can follow the video step by step .

 

 

 

Required Plugins

After theme activation, you will get message to install some required plugin like this:

Now click on "Begin installing plugins" link and you will be redirected to "Install Required Plugins" page.

Now click on "Return to Required Plugins Installer".

Now click on "Plugin" -> select Active -> Apply

After the plugins were activated, you will get message like this:

 

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Step by Step

 

 

 

Demo Importer

Make sure you have all the required plugin installed before demo importing .

For a quick and easier setup, you can import our demo example(s) with a single click and get your website very similar to one of our demos. Then you can start customizing from that point.

Navigate to Dax Options -> Demo Importer and click the Import Demo button as shown on image below.

Choose a demo =>click on "import demo" and wait until your site load all our sample data .

Note:The Dummy content is really big and may takes more then 30 minutes to import depending where you are living, Do not interrupt/cancel the import process! The Menu, Widget and Homepage will be done After demo imported.

This Theme uses wordpress built-in menus feature which can be found in your wordpress Go to Dashbord-> appearance ->Menus. To setup a new menu, please follow the steps below. Its best to already have your pages created, even if they are blank pages.

You simply need to create your menu and drag and drop pages you want to show. After menu is created, you need to assign this menu to a specific theme location.

  • Main Menu This is your main website navigation.
  • Footer Menu This is a menu which will display on footer bar(the bottom of website).
  • Mobile Menu This is your mobile app navigation.

Main Menu

Navigate to Appearance -> Menus -> enter "Menu Name" and click on "Create Menu" -> select Main Menu(Theme locations).

 

Main Menu VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Footer Menu

Navigate to Appearance -> Menus -> enter "Menu Name" and click on "Create Menu" -> select Footer Menu(Theme locations).

This is a menu which will display on footer bar .

After footer menu was setted and Go to Dashbord->Dax Options->Footer Options->Show Footer Menu or Social and select Footer Menu .Saved it and you wil see it show on footer bar. See below example .

 

Footer Menu VIDEO TUTORIALS:

 

 

 

Mobile Menu

Navigate to Appearance -> Menus -> enter "Menu Name" and click on "Create Menu" -> select Mobile Menu(Theme locations).

This Mobile Menu will show it on Mobile Apps.

After saved Menu,Open your mobile broswer apps like below

Post Categories

To setup Post Category Go to Dashbord->Posts->Categories.

Custom parameters:

  • Category Layout There are 17 layouts for you .
  • Category Breadcrumb Yes/No .
  • Category Excerpt Yes/No .
  • Category Meta Yes/No .

 

Category Layout: 17 layouts for you

Category Layout: Classic with Full

Category Layout: Classic with Left Sidebar

Category Layout: Classic with Right Sidebar

Category Layout: Regular with Full

Category Layout: Regular with Left Sidebar

Category Layout: Regular with Right Sidebar

Category Layout: Full with 3 Columns

Category Layout: Full with 4 Columns

Category Layout: Full with 6 Columns

Category Layout: 2 Columns with Left Sidebar

Category Layout: 2 Columns with Right Sidebar

Category Layout: 3 Columns with Left Sidebar

Category Layout: 3 Columns with Right Sidebar

Category Layout: 4 Columns with Left Sidebar

Category Layout: 4 Columns with Right Sidebar

Category Layout: Simple with Left Sidebar

Category Layout: Simple with Right Sidebar

Notice: The default layout is "Regular with Right Sidebar".

Post Options

To setup Post options, You need to active all required plugins .Go to Dashbord->Posts->Add New.

 

Custom parameters:

  • Enable Boxed layout ?: Options Default ,Yes and NO
  • Menu layout ?: Options Default ,Menu Style 1,Menu Style 2 and Menu Style 3
  • Show Featured Image/Vimeo ? Option Yes or No .
  • Embed video code:Embed Youtube or Vimeo code here.
  • Show Featured Image or Video up/above the TitleOptions for featured image and video layout.
  • Post Layoutthere are 4 options for post layout .
  • Show Topbar ? Options Default ,Yes and NO
  • Show Breadcrumb ?Option Yes or no .
  • Show Title ?Option Yes or no .
  • Show Title Meta ?Option Yes or no .
  • Show Post Tags ?Option Yes or no .
  • Show Post Shares ?Option Yes or no .
  • Show Author Information ? Option Yes or no .
  • Show Related Post?Option Yes or no .

Enable Boxed layout ?:

Navigate to Dax Options ->General Settings -> Enable Boxed layout? .You can set the parameters of boxed layout .

 

Menu layout ?:

Navigate to Dax Options ->Menu Style .You can set the parameters of post menu layout .

 

Show Featured Image/Vimeo ?:

If you select "No",the Video and featured pictures will not be displayed

 

Embed video code:

You can embed youtube and vimeo code here.

Note: If you embed video code here and The post featured images will not be displayed .

 

Show Featured Image or Video up/under the Title and title on featured image:

There 3 options for you.

1.Up the title

2.Under the tile

3.Title on Featured image

Note: The post title only can show it on featured images.

 

Post Layout:

There 5 options for you

1.Full layout

2.Left Sidebar layout

3.Right Sidebar layout

4.Regular with Left Sidebar layout

5.Regular with Right Sidebar layout

 

Show Topbar ?

Navigate to Dax Options ->Top Bar Options .You can set the topbar parameters

 

Show Breadcrumb ?

 

Show Title ?

 

Show Title Meta ?

 

Show Post Tags ?

You can add some tags related with this post.

 

Show Post Shares ?

 

Show Author Information ?

You can add author infoation and just Navigate to Users

 

Show Related Post?

Posts that are related to an item in the list will be displayed beneath that item

Post VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Page

Note: First,You need to active all required plugins.

To create a new page, go to Dashbord -> Pages -> Add New. The Add New Page screen will be like this:

1.Enter your page title.

2.Enter your page content.

3.Select page options.

4.Page Attributes:Parent: select a parent page if you want to use this page as a child page.

5.When you are done, click "Publish" button to save the page.

 

Page Options

Custom parameters:

  • Enable Boxed layout ?: Options Default ,Yes and NO
  • Menu layout ?: Options Default ,Menu Style 1,Menu Style 2 and Menu Style 3
  • Page LayoutOptions 'Full','Left Sidebar'and 'Right Sidebar'
  • Show Topbar ? Options Default ,Yes and NO
  • Show Breadcrumb ?Option Yes or no .
  • Is one Page ?If yes, the menu will be transparent.

Enable Boxed layout ?:

Navigate to Dax Options ->General Settings -> Enable Boxed layout? .You can set the parameters of boxed layout .

 

Menu layout ?:

Navigate to Dax Options ->Menu Style .You can set the parameters of post menu layout .

 

Page Layout:

There 3 options for you

1.Full layout

2.Left Sidebar layout

3.Right Sidebar layout

 

Show Topbar ?

Navigate to Dax Options ->Top Bar Options .You can set the topbar parameters

 

Show Breadcrumb ?

 

Is one Page ?

Navigate to Dax Options ->One Page setting .You can set "one page" parameters

Note: Select "Yes" if you want to make the Menu transparent

 

Use Page Builder

Note: First ,Make sure you acitved "WPBakery Visual Composer" plugin .

Activate Page builder

Step 1 - Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel.

Step 2 - Click on Pages > Add New.

Step 3 - Click on Backend Editor.

 

Add and modify Row Layout

Step 1 - Go to your page / post, first activate the backend editor and click Add Element

Step 2 - Select the Row Module

Step 3 - Click on the Edit This Row (pencil icon) to Edit the Row element ( in our example we use row with 3 columns filled with text block )

Step 4 - To change the Row layout ( number of columns ) you need to click the second Icon from the left then select a layout or custom to make your own

Edit Element

Pencil Icon - To Edit Row, Column or Module you need to click the Pencil icon.

Duplicate Element

Pages Icon - To Duplicate Row or Module you need to click the Pages icon.

Remove Element

Trash Box Icon - To Remove Row, Column or Module you need to click the Trash Box icon.

 

Custom Blocks(Modules)

Go to "Add element" -> "Daxthemes"

We custom 12 elements for you -Block1 to Block 10 and Product for woocommerce.

To learn more about block1-block10 demos, please check the Demos

Set a page as a Homepage

To set a page as a homepage:

1. Go to Settings -> Reading

2. On Front page displays, choose A static page and select the page from the front page dropdown.

3. Click Save button.

If you don't set any page as a homepage, your homepage will show latest posts.

 

VIDEO TUTORIALS:

 

 

Sidebars/Widgets

Custom Sidebars

To manage the sidebars ,you can add a new sidebar and delete a sidebar.

1. Go to Dashboard ->Appearance-> Custom Sidebars

2. Add new Sidebars and enter a name for new sidebar

3. Manage the sidebars and you can remove it

 

Sidebar VIDEO TUTORIALS:

 

Widgets

Go to Dashboard -> Appearance-> Widgets

Besides standard WordPress widgets, dax theme provides several additional custom made widgets. Widgets that are built-in into this theme have dax prefix and widgets added via our plugins have dax prefix.

To manage widgets, go to Appearance -> Widgets as shown on image below.

Built in widgets:

Dax - Gallery

1.Title - Title of widget

2.Number of posts to show

3.Category - Select the category that you want to show

 

Dax - Recent Post

1.Title - Title of widget

2.Number of posts to show

3.Category - Select the category that you want to show

4.Design Style -There are 3 styles

5.Post order - order by recent ,Popular and Random

6.Disable post date

7.Disable comments

8.Disable Category name

Style Demos as below

 

Dax - Social Sidebar

Note: First,you can add social media .Go to Dashboard ->Dax Options ->Social Media

 

Dax - Tag Cloud

1.Title - Title of widget

2.Number of Tags to display

Dax Options

Daxthemes provides many options divided into logical sections. In the list bellow, you can find description for each paricular section. Almost every specific option is described in the Theme Options admin panel itself.

Go to Dashbord->Dax Options .

General Setting

Enable Boxed layout - Set this option to “Yes” if you would like to set your site to boxed layout. If you choose a boxed layout for your site, the content will be fitted in a centrally positioned grid. Otherwise, your content will be able to cover full width of the page.

   -Boxed Layout Top Margin - Set boxed css top margin.

   -Body Background - Set body background color or images.

Logo Upload - To add your logo to the header .

Mobile Logo Upload - This logo is used in your mobile header

Mobile Menu Logo Upload - This logo is used in your mobile navigation.

Homepage Layout

Home Style layout - There 17 styles layout for you.

Show Meta - Set this option to “Yes” if you would like show post meta.

Show Excerpt - Set this option to “Yes” if you would like show post excerpt.

Topbar Options

Show Topbar - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show the Topbar in website header.

   -Show Phone Number - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show phone number.

   -Show Email - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show Email.

   -Show Working Time - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show working time.

   -Show Customize Text - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show working time.

   -Show Social Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show Social Media.

   -Topbar Background Color - Set a background color for topbar.

   -Topbar Font Color - Set a color for Topbar font.

   -Social Icon Background Color - Set a background color for Social Icon

Menu Style

Menu Style 1

Menu Style Selection - Choose a default style for menu .

Show Search Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like show Search Icon in menu.

   -Search Icon Color - Set a color for Search icon

Show Cart Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like show cart icon.

   -Cart Icon Color - Set a color for cart Icon

   -Cart QTY font Color - Set a color for cart QTY text

   -Cart QTY Background Color - Set a background color for cart QTY number

Menu Background Color - Set a background color for menu.

Menu Font Color - Set a color for menu font text.

Menu Style 2

Show Search Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like show Search Icon in menu.

   -Search Icon Color - Set a color for Search icon

Show Cart Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like show cart icon.

   -Cart Icon Color - Set a color for cart Icon

   -Cart QTY font Color - Set a color for cart QTY text

   -Cart QTY Background Color - Set a background color for cart QTY number

Menu Title Pillar color - Set a color for the pillar

Logo Background Color - Set a background color for your logo

Menu Background Color - Set a background color for menu.

Menu Font Color - Set a color for the menu font text.

Menu Style 3

Show Search Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like show to the Search Icon in menu.

   -Search Icon Color - Set a color for Search icon

Show Cart Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like show cart icon.

   -Cart Icon Color - Set a color for cart Icon

   -Cart QTY font Color - Set a color for cart QTY text

   -Cart QTY Background Color - Set a background color for cart QTY number

Menu Title Pillar color - Set a color for the title pillar

Logo Background Color - Set a background color for your logo

Logo Area Height dimension - Set a height dimension for your logo

Menu Background Color - Set a background color for the menu.

Menu Font Color - Set a color for the menu font text.

Show Social/Ads(728x90px)/Search&Cart - Select a default style to show on the menu.

     -Social Icon - Select this if you want to show Social Media.

     -Ads Upload - Choose a ads image 768x90px images or input text .

     -Search & Cart - This is for woocommerce product templates.

         -Show Search Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like to show it.

             -Search Icon Color - Set a color for the search icon.

            -Search Background Color - Set a background color for search icon.

             -Search Border color - Set a border color for the search icon.

         -Show Cart Icon - Set this option to “On” if you would like to the cart icon on the menu.

             -Cart Font Color - Set a color for the cart font text.

             -Cart Background Color - Set a background color for the cart icon.

Sticker Navgation

Use Sticky Header - Set this option to “On” if you want to use sticky header.

     -Sticker Logo Upload - Select or upload logo image of sticky navigation .

     -Sticker Navgation Font Color - Set a color for the sticker navigation.

     -Sticker Navgation Background Color - Set a background color for the sticker navigation.

     -Show Search Icon - Set this option to “On” if you want to show the search icon.

         -Search Color - Set a color for the search icon.

     -Show Cart Icon - Set this option to “On” if you want to show the cart icon.

         -Cart Color - Set a color for the cart icon.

         -Cart QTY font Color - Set a color for the cart QTY numbers text.

         -Cart QTY Background Color - Set a background color for the cart.

Use Sticky for Mobile - Set this option to “On” if you want it for mobile.

Typography

Body Font - Specify the body font properties.Select font family and font weight.

Body Font Color - Set a color for webiste body.

Body Style Color - Set a color for website body style.

One Page Setting

One page Menu Transparency - Gives Transparency degree for one page menu.

One page Menu Border Bottom Transparency - Gives Transparency degree for Menu Border bottom.

One Page Menu Font color - Set a color for the menu text.

One Page Search color - Set a color for the search icon.

Additional Code

Additional CSS - Paste your CSS code here.

Additional JS - Paste your JS code here.

Social Media

Your Facebook Link - Enter your facebook link here .

Your Twitter Link - Enter your twitter link here .

Your Skype Link - Enter your skype link here .

Your Linkedin Link - Enter your linkedin link here .

Your G+ Link - Enter your Google Plus link here ..

Your Instagram Link - Enter your Instagram link here .

Your Pinterest Link - Enter your Pinterest link here .

Your Dribbble Link - Enter your Dribbble link here .

Your Youtube Link - Enter your Youtube link here .

Your Vimeo Link - Enter your Vimeo link here .

Your Tumblr Link - Enter your Tumblr link here .

Your Flickr Link - Enter your Flickr link here .

Your Foursquare Link - Enter your Foursquare link here .

Your RSS Feed Link - Enter your RSS Feed link here .

Post per page

Homepage Posts per page - Choose how many posts per page you want to display

Category Posts per page - Choose how many posts per page you want to display

Archive Posts per page - Choose how many posts per page you want to display

Tags Posts per page - Choose how many posts per page you want to display

author Posts per page - Choose how many posts per page you want to display

Search Posts per page - Choose how many posts per page you want to display

Woocommerce

Shop Archives layout - Select layout of Archives

Shop page layout - Select the number of columns for the shop page

Number of product per page - Choose the number of item to show per page. e.g 12

Shop Product Related layout - Select the number of columns

Number of related product - Choose the number to show per related product. e.g 4

Footer Options

Show Footer widgets - Set this option to “On” if you want to show the footer widgets.

     -Footer Widgets for Layout - Choose one layout of footer widgets.

     -Footer Widgets Background Color - set a background for footer widgets.

     -Footer Widgets text Color - Set a color for footer widgets text.

     -Footer Widgets border Color - set a border color for footer widgets .

Show Footer bar - Set this option to “On” if you want to show the footer bar.

     -Footer bar Background Color - set a background for the footer bar.

     -Footer bar Text Color - set a color for the footer bar.

     -Show Custom Text - Set this option to “Yes” if you want to show the custom text.

         -Custom Text - Enter the text or Html by Editor

     -Show Footer Menu or Social - Select either “Social Icons” or “Footer menu” style for footer bar.

Demo Importer

Demo Importer - Click on the demo you want to import.

Import slider demo ?

Daxthemes includes the premium plugin - Revolution Slider.

To import slider demo Go to Dashbord->Slider Revolution->Import Slider

Once you've installed and activated the Revolution Slider plugin, you will then see the menu item appear at the bottom of the WordPress menu, as below:

 

To learn more about the Revolution Slider plugin please read the Plugin documentation

 

Import slider demo VIDEO TUTORIALS:

Change Log

 

Version 1.0

  • Initial release