Ybrant WordPress Theme Documentation

Introduction

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

Ybrant WordPress theme is a powerful theme that has been developed with ample functionality and thorough pliability in mind, to produce a theme that can be easily deployed by webmasters to create the most attractive news, magazine or newspaper related websites on the market.

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 Quick start and understand how setup theme
2) Detailed Document : This section explains everything about Ybrant Theme with every setting.
3) Other : This section provides information about miscellaneous items 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

Ybrant News and Magazine 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 ybrant.zip which you have downloaded from your Member Area at Solwin Infotech website.
  5. Step 4. Click on Activate once upload has finished.
  6. Upload New Theme
    Activate Theme


2. Installation Using FTP

  1. Step 1. Download ybrant.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 Ybrant theme from list.
  5. Step 5. Click on Activate to active Ybrant theme.
Active Theme

Install & Active The Plugins

After the Ybrant theme is activated, active the suggested plugins which 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:

  • MailPoet 3: Create and send newsletters, post notifications and welcome emails from your WordPress.

Recommended Plugin:

  • Contact Form 7: Manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.

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 » Ybrant » Install Demos.
  2. Step 2. 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 » Ybrant » 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

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 Home, Icons, Typography, Tabs, Share and Follow, Progressbar etc. 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 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.

Setting Up Widgets

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

Admin Preview

Main sidebar admin preview

Front End Preview

Main sidebar front preview

Author Popular Posts Widget

This widget will be used to display specific author popular posts.

Admin Preview

Author Popular Posts widget Admin

Front End Preview

Author Popular Posts widget Front

Contact Information Widget

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

Admin Preview

Contact Information Admin

Front End Preview

Contact Information Front

Facebook Like Widget

This widget will be used to display the Facebook like the button to your Facebook page.

Admin Preview

Facebook Widget Admin

Front End Preview

Facebook Widget Front

Flickr Photos Widget

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

Admin Preview

Flickr Photos widget Admin

Front End Preview

Flickr Photos widget Front

Gallery & Video Post Widget

This widget will be used to display your site’s gallery posts and video posts.

Admin Preview

Gallery & Video Post widget Admin

Front End Preview

Gallery & Video Post widget Front

Gallery Posts Widget

This widget will be used to display your site’s gallery posts.

Admin Preview

Gallery Posts widget Admin

Front End Preview

Gallery Posts widget Front

Google Map Widget

This widget will be used to display a Google Map on your website pages like contact us page.

Admin Preview

Google Map Admin

Front End Preview

Google Map Front

Home Slider Widget

This widget will be used to display your home slider with category wise and category post wise.

Admin Preview

Home Slider widget Admin

Front End Preview

Home Slider widget Front

Latest Posts Widget

This widget will be used to display your site’s most recent posts like latest blog with featured images.

Admin Preview

Latest Posts widget Admin

Front End Preview

Latest Posts widget Front

Post Category Widget

This widget will be used to display your post category with category images.

Admin Preview

Post Category widget Admin

Front End Preview

Post Category widget Front

Social Followers

This widget will be used to display social media followers on your page with Sidebar areas. You can configure social media settings in Theme option panel.

Admin Preview

Social Followers Admin

Front End Preview

Social Followers Front

Trending Posts Widget

This widget will be used to display your trending posts or most favorite posts.

Admin Preview

Trending Posts widget Admin

Front End Preview

Trending Posts widget Front

Twitter Widget

This widget will be used to display your the twitter feeds on the sidebar.

Admin Preview

Twitter widget Admin

Front End Preview

Twitter widget Front

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 Shortcodes

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 Shortcodes

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 Shortcode

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

[sol_spacer size='30px']

Message Box Shortcodes

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 Shortcodes

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

Tab Shortcode

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 Shortcode

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 Shortcodes

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 Shortcodes

This shortcode will be used to display accordion & toggle.

Accordion :

[sol_accordions style='1|2|3'][sol_accordion title='add title here']add content here[/sol_accordion][sol_accordion title='add title here']add content here[/sol_accordion][sol_accordion title='add title here']add content here[/sol_accordion][/sol_accordions]

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 Shortcode

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 Shortcode

This shortcode will be used to display Sitemap.

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

Sitemap

General Settings

General Settings

Design Settings

Design Settings

Header Settings

Header Settings

Blog Page Settings

Blog page Settings

Single Blog Page Settings

Single Blog Page

Post Format Settings

Post Format Settings

WooCommerce Product Page Settings

Product page setting

WooCommerce Single Product Page Settings

Single Product Page Setting

My Account Page Settings

My Account page Settings

Security Settings

Security Settings

Social Panel Settings

Social Panel Setting

Import/Export Settings

Import/Export Setting

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:

  • Browser Compatible
  • Mobile Friendly Responsive Theme
  • Multi Purpose News & Magazine WordPress Theme
  • Fully Widgetized Home Page
  • Powerful Theme Options Panel
  • Inbuilt custom page templates like Home Page Template, Contact us Template, Full Width Template, Left Sidebar Template etc.
  • Page Layouts – Full Width Page and Left Sidebar Page
  • 15 very useful shortcodes instead of plugins.
  • Latest Bootstrap & Font Awesome version Support
  • Contact Form 7 ready: A working contact form
  • Unlimited color options
  • Translation Ready (.pot files)
  • Pre-made Demos
  • 15+ In Build Custom widgets
  • RTL Support
  • Google Maps integration with animated custom pin point
  • Custom Header Scripts and Footer Scripts support
  • Compatible with: WordPress 4.X

FAQ

1. Does this theme support any plugins?

Ybrant includes support of plugins like MailPoet Newsletters, Contact Form 7, WP Super Cache, WooCommerce, Yoast SEO, WP-reCAPTCHA etc


2. For which purposes I can use your theme?

Ybrant WordPress Theme is used to produce a theme that can be easily deployed by webmasters to create the most attractive news, magazine or newspaper related websites on the market.

Translation

Ybrant 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/ybrant/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/ybrant/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 » Ybrant » 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 Ybrant 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 ybrant.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 ybrant.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 Ybrant theme from list.
    5. Step 5. Click on Activate to active Ybrant theme.
    Active Theme

Note: Please note that some of your data that is not required in new theme will be deleted. So Keep your site backup with database before upgrading a 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 Ybrant Theme!

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