Probit WordPress Theme Documentation

Introduction

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

Probit Theme is a clean, super flexible and fully responsive WordPress Theme, suited for business and personal websites.

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

1) Getting Started : This section will very help full for Quick start and understand how setup theme.
2) Detailed Document : This section explains every thing about theme with every settings.
3) Other : This section provides information about miscellaneous item like theme features etc.

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

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Installation

1. Installation Via WordPress Admin area

  1. Step 1. Log into your WordPress admin area.
  2. Step 2. Go to Appearance tab in WordPress admin area.
  3. add new theme

  4. Step 3. Click on "Add New" button to install theme.
  5. Step 4. Search theme by "probit" keyword and you will find it from WordPress theme Directory.
  6. theme installation

  7. Step 5. Click on Install button to install it.

2. Installation Via FTP

  1. Step 1. Download Probit theme zip file (probit.zip) from WordPress theme directory.
  2. Step 2. Extract Zip file(Remember extracted folder path).
  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 probit from Search theme.
  5. theme installation

  6. Step 5. Click on Activate button to activate theme.

Install & Active the Plugins

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

Activation Message
  1. Step 1. Click on Begin installing plugins and install plugins from the list.
  2. Step 2. Activate the installed plugins.

Required Plugins in Theme:

  • Avartan Slider Lite: A Responsive WordPress slider that allows you to create unlimited layers with text, image and video elements.
  • Contact Form 7: Manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.

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 from 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 a New Slider

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Avartan Slider
  2. Step 2. Click on "Create New Slider" Button.
  3. Create new slider
  4. Step 3. Click on "Standerd Slider".
  5. Select slider Type
  6. Step 4. Add the slider name. Shortcode of the slider will be generated automatically (see image below).
  7. Step 5. Click on 'Save Settings' button at bottom of page. And Enjoy the Slider!
  8. Save Settings

Building the Menu

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Menus.
  2. Step 2. Click on create a new menu as show in below image.
  3. Step 3. Enter menu name and click on Create Menu as shown in below image.
  4. Create a Menu
  5. Step 4. Select Pages like Latest Blog from left Side, and click on Add to Menu button as show in below image
  6. Step 5. After selecting pages, select menu location and click on save menu.
  7. Final Step in Menu
  8. Primary Menu Front Preview Final Step in Menu

Setting up Page Template

How to select page template:

Select a page template from Page Attributes as shown beside the 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 template is used to display content as a full width page, no sidebar.
  • Left sidebar page template: This template is used to display sidebar as a left side sidebar in a page.
  • Full width 2 Column Blog Template: This page template is used to display blog content in 2 columns.
  • Full width Timeline Blog Template: This page template is used to display blog content with timeline view.
  • Isotope Portfolio Template: This page template is used to display portfolio content with Isotope effect.
  • Grid Portfolio Template: This page template is used to display portfolio content in grid view.
  • Contact us page template: This page template is used to display contact page content.

Setting up Widgets

  1. Step 1. Go to Dashboard » Appearance » Widgets, Drag and Drop the widgets in Primary Sidebar area

Admin Preview

Primary sidebar admin preview

Front End Preview

Primary sidebar front preview

General Settings

General Settings manage Breadcrumbs, Social Media Links and Social Media Icon Shapes.

Appearance » Customize » Theme Option » General Settings

You can easily manage the social media links by adding your profile URL. Leave blank if you don't want to display social media icon links.

Social Media Links

User can easily change social media icon shape by selecting an option. 1.Circle (default) 2.Square

Social Icon Shape

Home Page Settings

Home page setting provides facility to manage Avartan Slider, Services as a Box settings, Portfolio, Our team, Testimonial, and Our client.

Appearance » Customize » Theme Option » Home Page Settings

Install Avartan Slider Lite and Create slider to display it on Home Page. Home Page Slider option will enable when you create slider.

Avartan Slider

Four default boxes are available in that you can Change Text, Font Awesome Icon, links etc.

Four Box Settings

Create new Category for Portfolio in Posts » Categories » Add New Category(Exa. Portfolio) then select Portfolio category from Customize Theme Option to display posts under the Portfolio category. It is necessary to have at least one posts under the Portfolio category.

It will also display when you select Different Portfolio Page Templates.

Portfolio

You can create new Category for Our Team in Posts » Categories » Add New Category(Exa. Our Team) then select Our Team category from Customize Theme Option Settings to display posts under the Our Team category.

Our Team

You can create new Category for Testimonial in Posts » Categories » Add New Category(Exa. Testimonial) then select Testimonial category from Customize Theme Option Settings to display posts under the Testimonial category.

Testimonials

You can create new Category for Our Client in Posts » Categories » Add New Category(Exa. Our Client) then select Our Client category from Customize Theme Option Settings to display posts under the Our Client category.

Probit Theme features

The theme comes with tons of features that you can control easily via our user-friendly theme admin panel. You can find these features below:

  • Fully Responsive
  • Multi Purpose WordPress Theme
  • Powerful Theme Options Panel with Customizer
  • Home Page Banner with Avartan Slider Lite Plugin
  • Page Layouts – Full Width, Left Sidebar and Right sidebar
  • Blog Templates – List, Grid View and Timeline Template
  • Portfolio Templates – Isotop & Grid Template
  • Mobile Friendly Responsive Theme
  • Clean, Modern Design for Corporate, Portfolio and Business website
  • Company Portfolio, Our Team and Testimonial sections
  • Translation Ready (.pot files)
  • Pre-made Demos
  • Easy Social Share buttons
  • Compatible with: WordPress 4.X & Bootstrap 3.X

FAQ

1. Does this theme support any plugins?

Probit includes support of plugins like Avartan Slider, Contact Form 7, Blog Designer.


2. For which purposes I can use your theme?

Probit WordPress Theme is suitable for business and personal websites.

Translation

Probit 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/probit/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/probit/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/

Thanks for using Probit Theme!

We would like to thank you for using our Probit Theme! If you have any difficulties with Probit Themes 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!