Extract the anevo.zip file from the theme zip that you have downloaded from themeforest (if you did download the whole package/main file) this is the main theme file that you need to upload. Or if you just downloaded the installable wordpress file only then you don’t need to do the above work. Just :
To manually upload your new WordPress theme, login with your credentials to your website and locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files. Unzip the anevo.zip (the theme only) and upload the un-zipped anevofolder into the: wp-content/themes folder.
Once uploaded, activate the theme by heading to the “Themes” menu in the WordPress Dashboard. Locate the bloggy theme and hit “Activate”.
The “anevo” WordPress theme compatible with custom and powerful plugins. When the theme is activated you will see notification to active / install the plugins and activate these plugins from your WordPress dashboard panel. Follow the screen and active these required Plugins.
Anevo Elements : The main required plugin for the theme to function correctly and to match up with other plugins and settings.
Elementor Page Builder : The heart of our theme anevo ! The live drag and drop page builder. See example video bellow and find out how this works!
Contact form 7 – This plugin is for making contact forms.
Regenerate Thumbnails – If the theme images aren’t working properly/ size is having problem / you installed the theme on old site and the images are breaking , use this plugin to regenerate the images in different size required for the theme
WP Ajaxify Comments -This Plugin helps you make the comment system ajax based. No more reloads on comment submit or reply. Just enable the plugin and go to the plugin setting and enable it and click save changes.
Maps Builder -This is needed to make google map. Please do add your own api key which they will show you when you try to make a map
MailChimp for WordPress -News Letter Subscription plugin to get subscription form, needs mailchimp api to be working. We have the form structure ready in our demo footer as you will see. Just make the form inside mailchimp plugin and add the classes from our from there. After getting the api key from your mailchimp account your should see list of all your created forms in mailchimp. So now go to form and select a subscription from the list and create a form. Replace that form with the following code
One Click Demo Import This is a required plugin for your theme to download and set the demo data in the theme
Instagram Feed: This is a required plugin for your theme to download and set the demo data in the theme
Void Elementor Post Grid – This Is a plugin which you can install if you want more styles for your posts to show off on different pages ! ( Not needed)
Contact Form7 Widget For Elementor Page Builder – Contact Form widget for elementor. Shows the created contact forms in a widget to drag and drop and use inside live page builder
Design emails of your contact forms with Elementor.
After installing all the plugins premium plugins will not get installed and also updates will not work until you insert activation key by going to Theme Options > General > license key field.
Import Posts, Pages and Media Attachments, widget, menu setup all by one click. Please note : Demo import will/ might erase your data & your server must have allowed max timeout setting to allow demo download.
Just click the “Import Demo Data” panel from Appearance menu , and click on the “Import Demo Data” button as shown in the above picture. You will have to wait a bit to see a confirmation massage.
After the demo import do remember to change your logo, favicon from “Theme Option” or “Customizer” .
And for the widgets to work properly do get mailchimp api key , instagram feed api key as shown in the bellow sections videos.
Don’t import the demo without installing all the plugins.
Theme Options > General > license key field.
Also, do change your Favicon, logo, apple icon etc.
“Hurrah ! All done 😉 “
Setup / Remove the page Description under logo by going to -> Appearance -> Customizer -> Site Identification -> Here you will find related setting to the logo, description etc.
You will notice when you want to create / edit / publish a page from wp editor , we have 2 Different Template to help you build your site, they are :
And for every single post/page you can have full width page, different header color, different header top color etc! Which all can be defined very easily for every page (or you can set a global setting from theme option)
For posts we have second featured image system. which you can see when you are in post edit screen.