MusicTune WordPress Theme Documentation

Introduction

Thank you for Purchasing our MusicTune WordPress Theme. We are very glad that you have chosen our MusicTune WordPress Theme for your website.

MusicTune WordPress theme is a beautifully designed responsive WordPress Theme for your Music, DJ and Band website. MusicTune is wordpress music showcase theme based on Avartan Slider plugin support, different-different custom post types. It is suitable for Music - DJ & Band, Artist Album portfolio and online music directory related websites and it's stores. It also supports WooCommerce plugin which can be used for any kind of online store. MusicTune theme is looking good with its clean and fresh design.

This document is written very carefully by keeping the mindset that it should be easy understand for Beginner to Advance user or developers. We have divided this document in 3 main sections.

1) Getting Started : This section will very help full for Installation and understand how the theme works.
2) Detailed Document : This section explains everything about MusicTune WordPress Theme with every setting.
3) Other : This section provides information about miscellaneous items like Theme Features, Translation etc.

If you have any query that is beyond the scope of document, please feel free to contact us at support@solwininfotech.com

MusicTune Dj & Band Music WordPress Theme
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Installation

To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. For information regarding installing the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex  https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress

1. Installation Via WordPress Admin Area

  1. Step 1. Log into your WordPress admin area.
  2. Step 2. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Themes.

  3. Add New Theme
  4. Step 3. Now, Click on Upload Theme button at top and upload musictune.zip which you have downloaded from your Member Area at Solwin Infotech website.
  5. Step 4. Click on Activate once upload has finished.

Upload New Theme

Activate Theme

2. Installation Via FTP

  1. Step 1. Download musictune.zip file from your Member Area at Solwin Infotech website.
  2. Step 2. Extract Zip file.
  3. Step 3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped theme folder into the "/wp-content/themes/" folder on your server.
  4. Step 4. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Themes and find MusicTune theme from list.
  5. Step 5. Click on Activate to active MusicTune theme.
Active Theme

Install & Active the Plugins

After the MusicTune theme is activated, a notification occurs on the top that will suggest which plugins are required in theme.

Activation Message

Click on Begin installing plugins for plugin installation OR Click on Begin activating plugins if plugins are already installed.


Required Plugins:

  • Contact Form 7: Manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.
  • MailPoet 3: Create and send newsletters, post notifications and welcome emails from your WordPress.

Recommended Plugin:

  • Avartan Slider: A Responsive WordPress slider that allows you to create unlimited layers with text, image and video elements.

System Status Info

Note : Set "Max execution time" to at least "3600" and set "Max input vars" to "1500".

Above configuration will helps you to run the auto install successfully.

System Information

Auto Install Sample Data

Note: In order to import data successfully check that all required plugins are installed and activated.

Sample data provide the dummy content. By importing this data your site will look like the demo website.

To Auto Install Sample Data:

  1. Step 1. Go to your Dashboard » MusicTune » Install Demos.
  2. Step 2. Select Demo Home Page Layout.
  3. Step 3. Click on "START INSTALL" Button to start Auto Install process.
One Click Install

Remove the installed dummy content from your website.

To Remove Sample Data:

  1. Step 1. Go to your Dashboard » MusicTune » Install Demos.
  2. Step 2. Click on "UNINSTALL" Button to remove dummy content.
Remove Sample Data
Not Recommended: Do this action if you really want to remove installed sample data and want to start again from scratch.

Setting Up Home Page

This section will help you to arrange home page and other pages of your site. This will also guide to you as how to set up WordPress Menus, Create a Slider/Banner, Create Home Page, Use of Page Templates and insertion of shortcode in pages.


Home Page View
  1. Step 1: Go to Dashboard » Pages » Add New.
  2. Step 2: Enter page title.
  3. Step 3: Select template as Home Page Template for Page Attribute as shown in below image
  4. Step 4: Publish this page
  5. Home Page Setting
  6. Step 5: Go to Dashboard » Settings » Reading, select home page as a front page
  7. Front Page Home

Create Slider

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Avartan Slider.

  2. Step 2. Click on

    Create new slider

  3. Step 3. Add the slider name. Shortcode of the slider will be generated automatically (see image below).

    Save Settings

  4. Step 4. Click on create slide button to save your slider.

  5. Step 5. Next to that, Click on Edit slides at top of page for edit your slide details.

  6. Step 6. To add new slide click on Add slide button at right side of the slide list and add new Layer from Add New Layer.

    create slide

  7. Step 7. In order to add Avartan Slider on any page, navigate to Pages » Add New.

  8. Step 8. Click on add-avartan-slider-btn

    Add Avartan Slider

  9. Step 9. Select slider and click on Insert Avartan Slider button.

    Select Slider

  10. Avartan Slider shortcode added successfully. Now save the page and enjoy the slider.

    slider added

Create Mega Menu

Mega menu can create with Auto or Fixed width size. It will manage, automatically according to the number of columns. There are other options as like Navigation label which manage to show or hide navigation label.

Mega Menu Backend

Megamenu Creation

Mega Menu Front

Megamenu Front

Setting up Page Template

How to select page template:

Select a page template from Page Attributes as shown in below image.

Page Template

There are following page templates:

  • Home Page Template: This page template is used to display home page content.
  • Full Width Page Template: This page template is used to display content in a full width page.
  • Left Sidebar Page Template: This page template is used to display sidebar at the left side on a page.
  • Contact us Page Template: This page template is used to display contact us page.
  • Album Listing Page Template: This page template is used to display Album Listing page.
  • Artist Page Template: This page template is used to display Artist page.

Setting Up Widgets

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Widgets, Drag and Drop the widgets in Home Page Content Area. area

Admin Preview

Home Page Sidebar

About Us Widget

This widget display about your site’s description. The best suitable area is 'Home Page Main Content' widget area.

Admin Preview

About Us widget

Front End Preview

About Us widget

Artists Listing Widget

This widget will be used to display a list of Artists.

Admin Preview

Artists Listing widget

Front End Preview

Artists Listing widget

Contact Information Widget

This widget will be used to display your contact information like address, phone number, fax and contact email.

Admin Preview

Contact Information

Front End Preview

Contact Information

Contact Us Widget

This widget will be used to display Contact Information on your website.

Admin Preview

Contact Us

Front End Preview

Contact Us

Events Listing Widget

This widget will be used to display your site’s recent,upcoming,past events.

Admin Preview

Events Listing

Front End Preview

Events Listing

Facebook Like Widget

This widget will be used to display Facebook feed on your Page.

Admin Preview

Facebook Like

Front End Preview

Facebook Like

Flickr Widget

This widget will be used to display your Flickr photos from your flickr account.

Admin Preview

Flickr widget

Front End Preview

Flickr widget

Instagram Widget

This widget will be used to display Instagram photos.

Admin Preview

Front End Preview

Latest Blog Widget

This widget will be used to display your site’s most latest blog with featured images. The best suitable area is 'Home Page Main Content' widget area.

Admin Preview

Latest Blog

Front End Preview

Latest Blog

My Following Album Widget

This widget will be used to display logged in user's following album List.

Admin Preview

My Following Album

Front End Preview

My Following Album

My Following Artist Widget

This widget will be used to display logged in user's following artist List.

Admin Preview

My Following Artist

Front End Preview

My Following Artist

Recent Album Widget

This widget will be used to display your site’s most recent albums.

Admin Preview

Recent Album

Front End Preview

Recent Album

Single Album Widget

This widget will be used to display show a single album with song lists.

Admin Preview

Single Album

Front End Preview

Single Album

Testimonial Widget

This widget will be used to display your Customer’s most recent reviews with featured images.

Admin Preview

Testimonial widget

Front End Preview

Testimonial widget

Twitter Feed Widget

This widget will be used to display the twitter feeds.

Admin Preview

Twitter Feeds

Front End Preview

Twitter Feeds

Create Custom Widget Area

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Widgets

    Create Custom Widget Area

  2. Step 2. Enter Name of new widget area. Click on "Add Widget Area".

    Widget Area

  3. Step 3. After Custom Widget Area created, Drag and Drop the widgets in Custom Widget Area.

    Custom Widget Area

  4. Step 4. Custom Widget Area looks like this.

    Custom Sidebar Area

  5. Step 5. To delete Custom Widget Area click on - icon.

Custom Header Option

Custom Header Option

The custom header option provides header Background & header title Icon for individual Page.

Custom Sidebar Option

Custom Sidebar Option

Manage Custom Sidebars with different Page templates, you can create it in Widget panel and manage it with different Pages.

Note: Custom Sidebar will not work for Full Width Template & Home page Template.

Add Event

Add Event

Add Album

Add Album

Add Album Genre

Add Album Genre

Add Album Artist

Add Album Artist

Add Testimonial

Add Testimonial

Add Shortcode in Page

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Pages » Add New.
  2. Step 2. Click on Default Shortcodes (as show in below left image).
  3. Step 3. Now, select the shortcode from list (as show in below right image).
Add Shortcode Button
Add Shortcode in Page

Headers

These shortcodes will be used for displaying h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 tags.

H1 Tag :

[sol_header type='h1' title='demo content' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px']

<h1 style='margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px'>demo content</h1>

H2 Tag :

[sol_header type='h2' title='demo content' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px']

<h2 style='margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px'>demo content</h2>

H3 Tag :

[sol_header type='h3' title='demo content' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px']

<h3 style='margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px'>demo content</h3>

H4 Tag :

[sol_header type='h4' title='demo content' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px']

<h4 style='margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px'>demo content</h4>

H5 Tag :

[sol_header type='h5' title='demo content' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px']

<h5 style='margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px'>demo content</h5>

H6 Tag :

[sol_header type='h6' title='demo content' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px']

<h6 style='margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px'>demo content</h6>

Dividers

This shortcode will be used to add a divider in content.

Solid Line Divider :

[sol_divider type='solid']
Dotted Line Divider :

[sol_divider type='dotted']
Dashed Line Divider :

[sol_divider type='dashed]
Double Line Divider :

[sol_divider type='double']

Spacer

This shortcode will be used to put a horizontal space of a given pixel.

[sol_spacer size='30px']

Message Box

This shortcode will be used to display messages like success, danger, warning, info, etc.

Success Message Box :

[sol_messagebox type='success'] Well done! You successfully read this important alert message. [/sol_messagebox]

Success Message Box

Danger Message Box :

[sol_messagebox type='danger'] Oh snap! Change a few things up and try submitting again. [/sol_messagebox]

Danger Message Box

Warning Message Box :

[sol_messagebox type='warning'] Warning! Better check yourself, you're not looking too good. [/sol_messagebox]

Warning Message Box

Info Message Box :

[sol_messagebox type='info'] Heads up! This alert needs your attention, but it's not super important. [/sol_messagebox]

Info Message Box

Share & Follow Icons

This shortcode will be used to display share and follow icons.

Share Icons :

[sol_shareicon size='small|large' shape='circle|square']

Share Icons

Follow Icons :

[sol_followicon size='small|large' shape='square|circle' facebook="https://www.facebook.com/" twitter="https://twitter.com/" pinterest="https://in.pinterest.com/" googleplus="https://plus.google.com/" rss="https://www.rss.com/" instagram="https://instagram.com/" linkedin="https://in.linkedin.com/" youtube="https://www.youtube.com/"]

Follow Icons

Tabs

This shortcode will be used to display the tabs.

[sol_tabs type='vertical|horizontal' style='1|2'][sol_tab title='add title here']add content here[/sol_tab][so_ltab title='add title here']add content here[/sol_tab][sol_tab title='add title here']add content here[/sol_tab][/sol_tabs]

Tabs

Progress bar & Pie chart

This shortcode will be used to display progress bar and pie chart.

Progress bar :

[sol_progressbar value='50' title_position='in' margin_top='5px' margin_bottom='5px' style='1|2|3']add title here[/sol_progressbar]

Progressbar

Pie chart :

[sol_piechart value='80' show_percent='n' margin_top='0' margin_bottom='0' title='WordPress' style='1' thickness='0.3' width='250']add content here[/sol_piechart]

Piechart

Map

This shortcode will be used to display maps in content or contact us page.

1. Roadmap type :

[sol_map type='ROADMAP' address='America' width='500px' height='350px' zoom='5' map_icon='icon path']

Roadmap

2. Satellite type :

[sol_map type='SATELLITE' address='America' width='500px' height='350px' zoom='5' map_icon='icon path']

Satellite

3. Hybrid type :

[sol_map type='HYBRID' address='America' width='500px' height='350px' zoom='5' map_icon='icon path']

Hybrid

4. Terrain type :

[sol_map type='TERRAIN' address='America' width='500px' height='350px' zoom='5' map_icon='icon path']

Terrain

Accordion and Toggles

This shortcode will be used to display accordion & toggle.

Accordion :

[sol_accordians style='1|2|3'][sol_accordian title='add title here']add content here[/sol_accordian][sol_accordian title='add title here']add content here[/sol_accordian][sol_accordian title='add title here']add content here[/sol_accordian][/sol_accordians]

Accordion

Toggles :

[sol_toggles style='1|2|3'][sol_toggle title='add title here']add content here[/sol_toggle][sol_toggle title='add title here']add content here[/sol_toggle][sol_toggle title='add title here']add content here[/sol_toggle][/sol_toggles]

Toggles

Pricing Table

This shortcode will be used to display pricing table.

[sol_pricingtable columns='3|4' collapsed='y|n'][sol_pricingcolumn heighlight='y|n' title='Premium' price='$50' time_period = 'per year' btn_link='#' btn_txt='Buy Now']add content here[/sol_pricingcolumn][/sol_pricingtable]

Pricing Table

Sitemap

This shortcode will be used to display Sitemap.

[sol_sitemap site_pages='yes' site_archive='yes' site_post='yes']

Sitemap

Event

This shortcode will be used to display your events.

[musictune_event show_pagination="no" per_page="10" sorting="all_events"]

General Settings

General Settings

Design Settings

Design Settings

Header Settings

Header Settings

Header Layout Setting

Header Layout Settings

Blog Page Settings

Blog page

Single Blog Page Settings

Single Blog Page Setting

Contact Us Settings

Contact Us Settings

Artist Settings

Artist Settings

Album Settings

Album Settings

Event Settings

Event Settings

WooCommerce Product Settings

Product Settings

WooCommerce Single Product Page Settings

Single Product Page Settings

Account Settings

Account Settings

Security Settings

Security Settings

Import/Export Settings

Import/Export Settings

Theme Features

  • Browser Compatible
  • Mobile Friendly Responsive Theme
  • Fully Widgetized Home Page
  • Powerful Theme Options Panel
  • Smooth home page section animations
  • Inbuilt custom page templates like Home Page, Full Width, Left Sidebar, Contact Us, Artist Page, Album List Page
  • Page Layouts – Full Width Page,Right Sidebar Page and Left Sidebar Page
  • 15 Very Useful Shortcodes instead of plugins
  • Latest Bootstrap & Font Awesome version Support
  • Avartan Slider Plugin available in theme
  • Blog Designer PRO Plugin support for Blog page design with 33+ different layout
  • Contact Form 7 ready: A working contact form
  • WooCommerce Plugin support
  • Unlimited color options
  • RTL Support
  • Customizable Mega Menu
  • Custom Header Options
  • Translation Ready (.pot files)
  • One-Click Demo Content Installer
  • Pre-made Demos
  • 15+ In Build Custom widgets
  • Google Maps integration with animated custom pin point
  • Custom Header Scripts and Footer Scripts support
  • Compatible with: WordPress 4.X
  • And much more

FAQ

1. Does this theme support any plugins?

MusicTune includes support of plugins like Avartan Slider, Blog Designer PRO, Contact Form 7, WP Super Cache, Yoast SEO, WooCommerce, WC Checkout Fields Editor Plugin Support.


2. For which purposes I can use your theme?

MusicTune WordPress Theme is suitable for Music, DJ and Band website. MusicTune is a wordpress music showcase theme based on Avartan Slider plugin support, custom post types. It is suitable for Music - DJ & Band, Artist, Album portfolio and online music directory related websites and its stores. It also supports WooCommerce plugin which can be used for any kind of online store.

Translation

MusicTune theme is language compatible, thus can be translated into multiple languages. You can use POEdit plugin for translation.

  1. Step 1. Find the .pot file in /wp-content/themes/musictune/languages/

    .pot file
  2. Step 2. Select language from admin side, Go to Dashboard » Settings » General in that check Site Language options.

    Select language
  3. Step 3. Check language prefix in front end, view HTML.

    Language prefix
  4. Step 4. Open the .pot file with POEdit and translate the texts into your preferred language.

    translate texts
  5. Step 5. Now you will get two separate files – a .po file and a .mo file.

    Note : When you save the files, you must name them according to your language code. Find a list of language codes at WordPress in your Language. For example, the language code for English is en_EN, so you would save the translated files as en_EN.po and en_EN.mo.

  6. Step 6. Now Paste that two .po & .mo files in /wp-content/themes/musictune/languages/ and rename to eg( en_CA.mo & en_CA.po ).

    .po and .mo files
For more about translating WordPress themes please visit the following link : https://developer.wordpress.org/themes/functionality/localization/

Update Theme

How to upgrade theme? Follow the below steps and upgrade your theme.

  1. Step 1 : Login with your WordPress admin area.
  2. Step 2 : Go to Dashboard » Musictune » Upgrade.
  3. Step 3 : Check your installed theme version and latest available version.
    upgrade theme
  4. Step 4 : If you already installed the latest version, then ignore the following steps otherwise go through to the following steps.
  5. Step 5 : Go to solwininfotech.com
  6. Step 6 : Login with your username and password (If you are not logged in) OR Register
  7. Step 7 : Buy Musictune theme (If you haven't purchased a theme)
  8. Step 8 : Go to My account
  9. Step 9 : Click on "Payment History" tab
  10. Step 10 : View your order
  11. Step 11 : Download musictune.zip file

Note: Please note that with the theme update any code modifications done in the theme's code will be lost, so please make sure you have a backup copy of the theme files before you update the a theme.

Now installing an update:

  1. 1. Update Using FTP

    1. Step 1. Download musictune.zip file from your Member Area at Solwin Infotech website.
    2. Step 2. Extract Zip file.
    3. Step 3. Using your FTP program, upload the non-zipped theme folder into the "/wp-content/themes/" folder on your server.
    4. Step 4. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Themes and find Musictune theme from list.
    5. Step 5. Click on Activate to active Musictune theme.
    Active Theme

Note: Please note that with the activating of the new theme it is possible your menu setting not to be saved for the new theme. If so, you just have to go to Appearance » Menus » Theme Locations, select the menu (it will be still there) and press the "Save" button.

Thanks For Using MusicTune WordPress Theme!

We would like to thank you for using our MusicTune WordPress Theme! If you have any difficulties with MusicTune WordPress Theme or need any additional service, do not hesitate to contact us. We provide priority support with our all premium WordPress themes and plugins.

Just contact us on support.solwininfotech.com

We are very happy to assist you!