Otography

  • About F.A.Q?
  • About Otography Theme Installation?
  • About Otography Pro Extension?PRO
  • How to install Dummy Content?
  • About Primary Menu ?
  • About Social Links?PROFREE
  • About Site Identity?
  • About Header Image?
  • About Main Banner?PROFREE
  • About Home ( Otography ) Template?
  • About Grid Template?PRO
  • About Excerpt Settings ?PROFREE
  • About Footer Settings ?PRO
  • About Color Schemes ?PROFREE
  • About Background / Font Color ?PRO
  • About Font Family / Font Size ?PRO
  • About Front/ Home page posts categories ?
  • About Contact Form ?
  • What is F.A.Q?

    F.A.Q refers to Frequently Asked Questions. Read all F.A.Q where we have described some common questions.


  • How to Install Otography Theme from Dashboard?

    A WordPress Theme is a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an underlying unifying design for a weblog. These files are called template files. A Theme modifies the way the site is displayed, without modifying the underlying software. Themes may include customized template files, image files (*.jpg, *.gif), style sheets (*.css), custom Pages, as well as any necessary code files (*.php).
    You can download Themes directly to your blog by using the Add New Themes option in the Appearance sub-menu.

    • Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
    • Select the Appearance panel, then Themes.
    • Select Add New.
    • Either use the Search or Filter options to locate a Otography Theme you would like to use.
    • Click on Install Now link to upload the Otography Theme
    • Or use the Upload link in the top links row to upload a zipped copy of a Theme that you have previously downloaded to your machine.
    • Activate it

    How to add Otography Themes Manually (FTP)?

    To add a Otography Theme to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:

    • Download the Otography Theme archive and extract the files it contains. You may need to preserve the directory structure in the archive when extracting these files.
    • Using an FTP client to access your host web server, create a directory to save your Theme in the wp-content/themes directory provided by WordPress. For example, a Theme named Otography should be in wp-content/themes/freeware. Your Otography Theme may provide this directory as part of the archive.
    • Upload the Theme files to the new directory on your host server.
    • Follow the instructions below for selecting the Otography Theme.

    How to Select the Active Theme?

    To select a Theme for your site:

    • Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
    • Select the Appearance panel, then Themes.
    • From the Themes panel, roll over the Otography Theme thumbnail image for the Theme you are interested in to see options for that theme.
    • You can view more information about any theme by clicking Theme Details.
    • A live preview of any Theme (using your blog’s content) can be seen by clicking Live Preview.
    • To activate the Theme click the Activate button.

    Your selection will immediately become active.


  • What is Otography Pro Extension?

    Otography Pro Extension is a Plugin which is rich in features having all the Premium features that is not available in the free themes Otography. Purchase Otography Pro Extension version for your theme and get access to more features and customization settings.


    Where do we download Otography Pro Extension Plugin, API Key ?

    You can download Otography Pro Extension Plugin, API Key from your Account Page:

    • Log in to your Account Page with Username/Email and Password
    • To download Otography Pro Extension Plugin Click on API Download tab and download your Purchase Otography Pro Extension in your PC
    • To download Otography Pro Extension Plugin, API Key Click on API Key Tab to download your API Key

    How to Install Otography Pro Extension Plugin from Dashboard?

    To add a WordPress Plugin using the built-in plugin installer:

    • Log in to your Account Page with Username/Email and Password
    • Click on API Download tab and download your Purchase Pro Extension in your PC
    • Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
    • Go to Plugins > Add New.
    • Click on Upload Plugins to upload Purchase Otography Pro Extension
    • Install and Activate it
    • You will be asked to enter the API key for it
    • Go to your Account Page and click on API Key Tab to download your API Key
    • Enter your API Key on your Dashboard and activate it

    How to add Otography Pro Plugin Manually (FTP)?

    There are a few cases when manually installing a WordPress Otography Pro Plugin is appropriate.

    • Log in to your Account Page with Username/Email and Password
    • Click on API Download tab and download your Purchase Otography Pro Extension in your PC
    • Extract zip extension
    • With your FTP program, upload the Plugin folder to the wp-content/plugins folder in your WordPress directory online.
    • Go to Plugins screen and find the newly uploaded Plugin in the list.
    • Click Activate to activate it.
    • You will be asked to enter the API key for it
    • Go to your Account Page and click on API Key Tab to download your API Key
    • Enter your API Key on your Dashboard and activate it

  • How to install Dummy Content ?


    • Please install One Click Demo Import plugins. You can install it after activating otography theme. It is listed in recommended Plugins
    • After plugin is activated, it asks you to upload XML, WIE and DAT dummy file. Download it from Here
    • Unzip otography-dummy-content.zip file. You can find all XML, WIE and DAT dummy file
    • Navigate to Appearance > Import Demo Data
    • Upload manually and Click on Import demo data.

    Now all your files and settings has been imported. Now you just need to setup your menu and front page.

    Setup Menu and Social Links:

    • In the Blog Dashboard, select Appearance > Menus.
    • Under the Menu Settings, located at the bottom of your screen, select Primary menu / Social Links
    • Click save menu
    • Primary Menu

    Setup Home Page:

    • Navigate to Dashboard > Reading > Click on ( A static page ) from Your homepage displays
    • Select Homepage as Home and Postpage as Blog
    • Primary Menu



    Sample of Demo Import Plugin is same for all themes. Although it does not belongs to this site but the process is same.


  • How to setup Primary menu?

    By default, you will see all pages as menus. If you want to customize menus using links, pages, categories, then the custom menu is what you should be looking for.


    • In the Blog Dashboard, select Appearance > Menus.
    • Select “create a new menu” at the top of the page.
    • Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box.
    • Click the Create Menu button.
    • Now, choose the pages, categories, custom links from the left side of your screen by selecting the checkbox and click on add menu
    • Under the Menu Settings, located at the bottom of your screen, select Primary and click on add menu
    • Click save menu after adding the required pages, categories & custom links in the menu

    Primary Menu



  • How to setup Social Links ?

    • In the Dashboard, select Appearance > Menus.
    • Select “create a new menu” at the top of the page.
    • Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box.
    • Click the Create Menu button.
    • Now, choose the Custom Url from left side with social icon url and name. Click on add menu
    • Click save menu after creating social icons

     

    Social Links


    Note: If you are adding Social links on sidebar or in footer sidebar then your Social links Menu Name should be Social Links




  • How to setup Site Identity ?

    The Site Identity is provided by WordPress. You can upload Logo, Site Title, Site Description and Site Icon from Site Identity section.

    • In the Dashboard, select Appearance > Customize > Site Identity
    • Upload your logo
    • Add Site Title and Site Description
    • Add Site Icons


  • How to setup Header Image?

    Header Image is a default WordPress features. Here is the process to display header image.


    • Log into your WordPress administrator dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Header.
    • Click “Choose File” and upload an image from your computer or from media library
    • Click Published and the settings will take effect immediately.

    How to display Header Image custom Height?

    • Log into your WordPress administrator dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Header.
    • Change Header Image height in vh (Screen Percent)
    • Click Published and the settings will take effect immediately.

  • How to setup Main Banner?

    Main Banner is a Slider.Follow the below steps to setup Main Banner.


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to Posts > Categories. To add a category and create it.
    • Then Click the ‘Posts’ tab to create a new post
    • Click the ‘Add New’ sub-tab.
    • Start filling in the blanks: enter your post title in the upper field, and enter your post body content in the main post editing box below it. On the right bottom of posts add featured image
    • Repeat above process multiple times to display in banner.
    • As needed, select a category just you created

    Now to display Main banner in front end, Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > Main Banner and select the category just created before.


    Main Banner



  • How to setup Home ( Otography ) Template?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go To Dashboard > Pages > Add New and Give it a title.
    • In the page editor, there is a box on the right called “Page Attributes“. From this box, you can select multiple page templates. Select “Home Template” and save the page.

    Page Template


  • How to setup Grid Template?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go To Dashboard > Pages > Add New and Give it a title.
    • In the page editor, there is a box on the right called “Page Attributes“. From this box, you can select multiple page templates. Select Grid Template” and save the page.

    How to display Category under Grid Template?

    Follow the below steps to setup Grid Template.


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to Posts > Categories. To add a category and create it.
    • Then Click the ‘Posts’ tab to create a new post
    • Click the ‘Add New’ sub-tab.
    • Start filling in the blanks: enter your post title in the upper field, and enter your post body content in the main post editing box below it. On the right bottom of posts add featured image
    • Repeat above process multiple times to display in banner.
    • As needed, select a category just you created

    Now to display Grid Template in front end, Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > Grid Template and select the category just created before.


    Grid Template


  • How to change Excerpt Text?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > Excerpt Settings (Pro)
    • Change Excerpt Text

    How to display Excerpt Length?

    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > Excerpt Settings (Pro)
    • Change Excerpt Length

     

    Excerpt Text


  • How to change Footer Copyright Options?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > Footer Settings (Pro) > Footer Edit Options
    • Change text from textarea

    How to display Footer Layout(1/2/3/4)?

    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > Footer Settings (Pro) > Footer Edit Options
    • Change footer layout according to your need. You can set footer column 1/2/3/4 from the dropdown

    Footer Copyright


    How to add footer Sidebar Widgets ?

    Goto Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets > and add footer sidebar Area 1/2/3/4
    Footer Sidebar Widgets


  • How to change Color Schemes?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Colors
    • Change Header Text Color, Background Color, Color Schemes, Social Links and Widget Text Background

    Color Schemes



  • How to change Background Color?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Color Options (Pro) > Background Color (Pro)
    • Change Background Color

    How to change Font Color?

    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Color Options (Pro) > Font Color (Pro)
    • Change Header Text Color, Background Color and Color Schemes

    Background / Font Color


  • How to change Font Family?


    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Typography Options (Pro) > Font Family
    • Change list of Font Family

    How to change Font Size?

    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Typography Options (Pro) > Font Size
    • Change list of Font Size

  • What is Front/ Home page posts categories?

    Selected category under Front/ Home page posts categories will only be displayed. Otherwise all posts will be displayed in your home page/blog page. This is used especially to display certain category in your home/blog page.

    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Customizing > Theme Options > All theme Options > Front/ Home page posts categories
    • Select the category which you like to display in Home/ Blog Page.

    Front/ Home page posts categories


  • How to add Contact Form 7?

    Download Contact Form 7 from WordPress.org for free.

    • Log in to your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
    • Go to dashboard and navigate to Plugins > add Plugins
    • Install Contact Form 7 Plugins and activate it.
    • After Plugin activation Go to dashboard and navigate contact > add new
    • Fill out the Contact Form as you would like it to appear to your users
    • Click Save. This will provide shortcodes for your contact form

    Now Go to dashboard > Pages and add shortcodes to on your contact form


    Contact Form 7