Blue Documentation

Child Theme Support

Please follow the links in order. Should you require further support with setting up your child theme, please contact us. Please ensure that your query is child theme specific as we only offer support on your purchased child theme. To add your text and images, please refer to the Elegant themes website for more information. Please remember to enable the Divi Builder on all pages and posts unless otherwise stated.

Pages Set Up:

 

Go to Pages on the left hand side bar of the WordPress installation. There will be a page called Sample Page, delete this.

Now we are ready to set up the pages.

  • Go to Pages  >> Add new >> Create page
  • Enable the Divi Builder

At the top of the builder you will see this:

builder

Go to ‘Load from Library’, click on the 2nd tab (called ‘Add from library’ and select the page layout required for the relevant page.

Add all your pages, one by one and load the related page layouts as per the above. Remember to publish each page as you go along.

Script text upload: 

Once you have loaded a layout to a page, open up the module that is called ‘Script text’. Go to the Design tab (2nd tab along and in the first area you see Secret font, upload the font here. Name the font ‘The Secret’, upload and save the module and then the page. You only have to do this once for the font to be imported into the theme.   

 

 

Menu Set Up:

 

This theme has 2 menus:

  1. Main menu (Top Menu)
  2. Footer Menu

 

Go to Appearance >> Menu’s.

  1. Create a new menu and name the menu, (We named this menu ‘Top Menu’)
  2. hit save
  3. add the pages you wish to appear in the main header.
  4. At the bottom of the screen click Theme Location >> Primary Menu >> Save

 

 

Create a second menu  (This is for the footer of the menu)

  1. Create a new menu and name the menu, (We named this menu ‘Footer Menu’)
  2. hit save
  3. add the pages you wish to appear in the menu.
  4. At the bottom of the screen click Theme Location >> Footer Menu >> Save

 

 

If you get stuck setting up the menu’s, visit this link for a tutorial on how to set up your menu in WordPress.

Now that the menu’s are set up, we need to set a static front page.

Go to Theme Customiser and select Static Front page, set the Front Page display to ‘Static Page’ and select the home page of your choice in the drop down box of the ‘Front Page’. Then save.

 

Blog Post Set up

There are no layouts in the library for the posts. The theme uses the native WordPress wyzywig editor. Select the sidebar you want to in the top metabox to the right.

Footer

To edit the footer, go to the Divi Library and select Footer (edit here). You can edit the footer in the usual way using Divi.