Before beginning the installation process, please make sure you are using the latest version of WordPress and the Theme.
Let’s get started! First, make sure that you have all the necessary things required to install LMS Academic
Make sure you have the latest version of WordPress installed, by checking the updates tab from your current WordPress dashboard.
If you haven’t downloaded WordPress already, you can download it from the WordPress repository via https://wordpress.org/download/ .
After you have the latest version of WordPress, download the theme ZIP file, and save it somewhere handy on your computer, as you will be using the included files for the rest of the installation process.
Step 1: Upload and Activation
There are two methods to install LMS Academic theme. You may either upload the zipped theme file using the WordPress theme installer (Recommended), or you can upload the unzipped theme folder via FTP (Advanced).
Method 1 ( Recommended) : Install Using the WordPress Theme Installer
Log into your WordPress site and opens the Administration Panel.
- Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard
- Click on the Add New button.
- Click on the Upload Theme link.
- Click on Choose File, select the lms-academic.zip file from your computer and click upload.
- Click Install Now
Method 2: Install Using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
- Unzip “lms-academic.zip” file on your computer.
- Login using FTP client to access your host web server.
- Locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files.
- Upload the un-zipped lms-academic folder into the: wp-content/themes folder.
For More Information about installing theme using FTP visit :http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes#Adding_New_Themes
Activate the theme
- Log in to the WordPress Administration Panel.
- Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress menu
- Hover over the theme thumbnail and click the Activate button.
Import Demo Content
Go to Appearance/ Install Plugin and install and activate the recommended plugins from there
After you have installed and activated both of these plugin, Now go to Dashboard/ Appearance/ Import Demo Data. From there you can import demo content for LMS Academic
Home Page Setup like Demo
If you have imported demo content by following above steps then you don’t have to follow this steps because your homepage is already setup like the demo
Step 1: Go to Page, Click on Add New.
Step 2: Enter the title (example: Homepage͟).On the right sidebar there you can find Page Attributes, On Template please Select “Frontpage”
Step 3: Click on Publish.
Step 4: Now go to Settings > Readings. Choose A Static Page (Select Below). On Home page select the drop down page you just created above and click on Save Changes
After you have setup the Homepage as mentioned in the above steps, you will be able to use these options which can be found in Dashboard/Appearance/Customizer
Theme Options are
- Header Section
- Banner Section
- Course Section
- About Option
- Call to Action Section
- Quote Section
- Blog Section
- Prefooter Section
Now all you have to do is fill up all these fields with the content you want to show in the homepage