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Kayleen. Clean & Minimal Wordpress Blog Theme

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No doubts, you will join our happy customers community in seconds! You won’t make any mistake here, because our detailed documentation will guide you. Please be sure to check it out before getting started. We have outlined all kinds of necessary information and keep them easy-to-read-and-follow. Our theme is based on WordPress platform, so we assume that you have already WordPress installed and ready to go.


If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, Please feel free to email via Item Support Page.


Theme Requirements

To use this theme, you must be running WordPress 5.7 or higher, PHP 7.1 or higher, and MySQL 5.6 or higher.

  • Check to ensure that your web host has the minimum requirements to run WordPress.
  • Always make sure they are running the latest version of WordPress.
  • You can download the latest release of WordPress from official WordPress website.

Recommended PHP Configuration Limits

Many issues that you may run into such as: white screen, demo content fails when importing, empty page content and other similar issues are all related to low PHP configuration limits. The solution is to increase the PHP limits. You can do this on your own, or contact your web host and ask them to increase those limits to a minimum as follows:

  • max_execution_time 180
  • memory_limit 128M
  • post_max_size 32M
  • upload_max_filesize 32M
  • max_input_vars 5000

Theme Installation

There are two ways to install the theme. Once your theme is installed, you will be able to customize it by yourself from scratch, or use our Demo Content (see more about it in the relevant chapter).

  1. Upload via WordPress admin panel.
  2. Upload via FTP directly to your server.

This guide assumes that you already have a WordPress installation ready.

1. Upload Theme via WordPress admin panel

  1. Download the zipped theme package from themeforest and extract it to a folder on your local computer.
  2. Login to your WordPress admin panel
  3. Click on the Appearance -> Themes
  4. Now click on the Add New button.
  5. Click on the "Upload Theme" button, "Browse" for file called Kayleen.zip In the extracted folder and select "Open".
  6. Click the "Install Now" button.
  7. Activate the theme from this page, OR "Return to Themes Page" and activate from there.

2. Upload Theme via FTP

  1. Download the zipped theme package from themeforest and extract it to a folder on your local computer.
  2. In the extracted folder you will find Kayleen.zip. Extract this file.
  3. Connect to your FTP using a FTP software, example Filezilla.
  4. Upload the extracted Kayleen theme folder into wp-content/themes directory provided by WordPress.
  5. Login to your WordPress admin panel
  6. Go to Appearance > Themes, and activate the Theme.

Plugins Installation

After activating the theme, you will see this notice:

Click Begin installing plugins. You will be navigated to Install Required Plugins page.

Simply check all of them (or all of required plugins and some recommended plugins you like) and from the drop down select Install, then hit Apply.

NoteIf you have switched to our them from any other themes, it is recommended to regenerate your thumbnails. Regenerate Thumbnails Plugin


Demo Installation

Our demo data import lets you have the whole data package in minutes, delivering all kinds of essential things quickly and simply. All you need to do is to navigate to Kayleen > Import Demo Data. Hit Import Demo Data and then Continue & Import. Have a cup of coffee. The process is within minutes. It will install the demo for you.


Theme Usage

Working with our theme is easy. here you will learn how to play with it :)



Setup Menu

To Manage your menu:

  • Go to Appearance > Menus.
  • Create a new menu by clicking on the create a new menu or edit an existing menu. You can simply manage your menu items by drag and drop.
  • Check Primary menu position at the end of page to set this menu for your default header.
  • If you are using custom layout for header, you can select menu in Elementor widget.

NoteIf you have many items in header menu, you should hide menu in tablet and mobile for responsive design. In Elementor widget settings > Advanced > Responsive section, hide widget in tablet and mobile.


Setup Mobile Menu

To Manage your menu:

  • Go to Appearance > Menus.
  • Create a new menu by clicking on the create a new menu or edit an existing menu. You can simply manage your menu items by drag and drop.
  • Check Mobile menu position at the end of page to set this menu for your mobile menu.

Setup Mega Menu

You can have Mega Menu item in your header menu. Follow these steps:

  • Go to Appearance > Menus and edit your menu.
  • Click on the right arrow of your menu item that want do add mega menu to it.
  • In Mega Menu Template section you can select a Rivax Template as mega menu or simply select 3 or 4 columns mega menu.

Setup Home Page

You can design your pages beautifully and simply with Elementor. To setup your home page:

  • Go to pages. Create a new page or edit an existing page with Elementor.
  • You can find Rivax Widgets in Elementor edit panel.
  • Create and design your page with Elementor.
  • Then go to Settings > Reading and set Your homepage displays to static page and select your page.

Here you can see a tutorial video of working with Elementor:


Setup Archive Page

In this theme you can create your custom template for your archive pages (Category Archive, Tags, Author, ...).

If you skip it, theme will use the default template for archives.

To create the custom archive template follow these steps:

  • Go to Kayleen > Rivax Templates and click on the Add New to create your custom template.
  • You can find Rivax Widgets in Elementor edit panel.
  • Add a Rivax blog widget to your page and configure it with your custom design. Don't forget to enable pagination for it!
  • In widget settings, go to Query section, and set the Posts Source to Current Query.
  • Create and design your template with Elementor. Also you can have a sidebar by divide the section to 2 columns and put recent posts in the secondry column.
  • Then go to Kayleen > Theme Settings and in Blog Archive tab select your template in Blog Archive Template section.



Publish Posts

The base of wordpress knowledge, is working with posts and pages. You should be familiar with it. If don't, just search in youtube and watch wordpress tutorials.

To making your post you should use gutenberg editor. It's simple and powerful tool.


Post Layout

Our theme comes with a lot of single post layouts. So you can select layout that you interest.

Go to Kayleen > Theme Settings in Single Post > Hero Layout tab in Standard Post Format section, select your layout. This is default layout for your standard posts.

This option can ba simply overwritten in each single post.

Go to your post and edit it. In bottom of page you can find STANDARD POST FORMAT settings. Select another layout that you want for this post.


Post Formats

Our theme comes with several post formats. You can select post format in post editing page.

  • Standard
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Gallery
  • Link
  • Quote

In bottom of post you can find Post Hero Section Settings. Here you can configure your post format settings.


Typography

Global typography like font family can setup in Kayleen > Theme Settings > Typography tab.


Color

Global color can setup in Kayleen > Theme Settings > Styling tab.


Support

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