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As you've downloaded theme archive, you'll be able to find 4 archives inside:
You need the one with the Theme files (SportsPress version).
In the Dashboard go to Appearance → Themes → Add New → Upload Theme
A list of required plugins will appear in the Dashboard.
You should install all of them.
Navigate to WordPress Customizer -> Static Front Page, in 'Front Page Displays' check 'Your latest posts'.
It is also recommended to set the 'Post Name' permalink structure in WordPress Dashboard -> Settings -> Permalinks -> Common Settings.
Now you should create some pages.
In the Dashboard go to: Pages → Add New
Then create two pages with the following urls: login and passwordreset (you can give them your own title but the url must be login and passwordreset). Leave the text editor empty.
To install demo content you should do the following steps:
You can also install demo for Slider Revolution using headerslider.zip in the theme's archive.
Know issue: some content like fixtures might not appear. If it happened, just go to Dashboard → Fixtures/Results → Fixtures/Results and update already existing posts.
The theme is translation ready. So you can easily use Poedit or similar software to translate it.
You can find some information about it here
All theme customization options are available in the default Wordpress Customizer.
The child theme is available in topclub-sp-child.zip archive.
You can build your homepage using default Wordpress Customizer.
First of all, create a navigation menu inside Wordpress Dashboard and assign it to the 'Head Menu' location. Note that it has only one level of nesting.
Then go to WordPress customizer –> Static Front Page –> in Front Page Displays check Your latest posts.
You can also add your Font Awesome or Bootstrap Glyphicons icons to the menu links: Go to Appearance -> Menus then press Screen Options in the upper right corner -> Check Title Attributes. When you adding your link just type the icon class in Title Attribute field. E.g. for Font Awesome: fa-home.
Then, open the Wordpress Customizer and go to Homepage Sections.
A Homepage is divided into different section. E.g. Header Section, Slider Section, Content Section etc.
For each section in Customizer there are several customization options available. An example for Content Section:
On the picture above you can see:
Options for another sections are almost similar so you can easily figure this out.
Note: If some sections doesn't seem to appear it might be because they have no content to display. So, make sure to add the content first. If it still doesn't appear go to WordPress Customizer -> Homepage Sections, then re-check Enable checkbox of the section (or/and make some changes to the default values of the fields) and save changes.
One thing to notice: Players Section on the homepage will not appear until you've done the following steps:
Open the Wordpress Customizer and go to Pages Settings.
Here you can see tabs with options for different types of pages: custom archives pages, single posts pages etc.
All options inside these tabs are work the same way as in Homepage Sections. Many tabs contain only layout options.
There are two options available: You can use the default slider included with the theme or use Slider Revolution. You can choose it in WordPress Customizer -> Header Section.
If you want to create Slider Revolution:
To create a default slider: In Wordpress Dashboard go to Slider → Add New.
The following instruction is for default pre-included slider:
All the content like League Tables, Fixtures, Teams etc. should be created via SportsPress interface.
All necessary information about it can be found here
In Wordpress Dashboard go to Media → Add New.
Note: Media items are used on homepage and by the link: yoursite.com/media
Note: your media will be available by the link: yoursite.com/media
If you get a 404 error just go to Settings → Permalinks and press Save Changes button.
Open Wordpress Customizer and go to: Homepage Sections → Sponsors/Partners Section.
Here are input fields for sponsors/partners logos and links.
You just need to insert link to the logo image. For example, you can upload images through the default Wordpress Media Uploader then copy the links and insert them into the fields. Then you can set the links available on click.
Open Wordress Dashboard and go to: Appearance → Widgets.
There you can find 1 pre-included widget:
Info: We highly recommend you to install a plugin like Custom Sidebars that will help you with managing widgets display locations.
In the Demo you can see 1 simple text widget, 1 custom widget 'Follow Us' for footer widget area that already included in theme and 2 custom widgets in footer. You can create them by your own. Just add a Text Widget (Custom HTML Widget) to the footer. (Switch off automatically add paragraphs) And add the following code:
<span class="newsletters-text"> Your Text Here... This is just HTML markup example. This form won't work unless you give it your functionality. </span> <input class="footer-email-form" type="email" placeholder="E-Mail"> <input class="footer-email-submit" type="submit" value="SUBSCRIBE">
<div class="contacts-line"> <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-map-marker contacts-glyphicon"></span><span class="info-cont">Your Address</span> </div> <div class="contacts-line"> <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-earphone contacts-glyphicon"></span><span class="info-cont">Your Phone Number</span> </div> <div class="contacts-line"> <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-envelope cotacts-glyphicon"></span><span class="info-cont"> <a class="info-cont-link" href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Your E-Mail. Don't forget to change the link.</a> </span> </div>
Here are some frequently asked questions:
Latest FAQ can be found here: Top Club Theme FAQ
To update the theme you should download the archive from the marketplace again.
After you have it downloaded you should extract it and find the another archive with the theme files.
Upload this archive using Wordpress and activate the theme.
Then go to Dashboard → Appearance → Menu choose menu location again and save changes.
Then go to Dashboard → Plugins and activate Top Club plugin again.
Note: If you've customized the theme's files before, all changes will be lost and you'll have to do them again.
A list of items that are used in this theme: