How to install theme?

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How to update theme to the latest version?

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Always Set Featured Images

This theme relies heavily on Featured Images. If your post is missing a Featured Image, the post image will not show up on homepage, on archived pages and on Featured Page Slider Content. Click Here to see how to add Featured Image in your Post/Page.

How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?

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Image Sizes in px:

Post Thumbnail
Width: 990
Height: 660

Featured Slider/ Promotion Headline
Width: 1920
Height: 1080

Featured Content
Width: 606
Height: 455

Hero Content
Width: 730
Height: 547

Events
Width: 50
Height: 50

Countdown
Width: 606
Height: 606

Team
Width: 606
Height: 808

Header Media
Width: 1920
Height :1080

Logo Slider
Width: 226
Height :180

Testimonial
Width: 150
Height: 150

Portfolio
Width: 606
Height: 999

Regenerate Thumbnails

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Widget Area (Sidebar)

Music Journal supports 4 widgetized (Sidebar) areas that are 1.Sidebar, 2. Footer Area One, 3. Footer Area Two and 4. Footer Area Three. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Widgets” in WordPress.

Menus

Music Journal offers exciting Menu Options! This theme supports and recommends using “Custom Menus”. You can create Custom Menu through “Appearance => Menus” from your WordPress Dashboard.

Go to this link to know how to add custom menu
Select Menu Locations
You can assign your custom menu in 2 different locations. You assign it either from “Appearance => Customize => Menus => Manage Location” or from “Appearance => Menus => Manage Location”
Select your Custom Menu as Primary Menu to display it as the Main Menu, which will replace the default Page Menu
Select your menu as Social Header Right Menu to display Menu in Right side

Customizer (Theme Options)

You can customize this theme using cool additional features through Customizer at “Appearance => Customize” from your WordPress Dashboard

How to add Logo?

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How to enable/disable Site Title and Tagline

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How to add Site Icon (Favicon/Web Clip Icon)?

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How to add Header Video?

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How to add Header Image?

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How to Change the Excerpt Length and Read More Text?

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Featured Content

Music Journal supports Custom Post Type(requires Essential Content Type Plugin ). For Featured Content Options, go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Featured Content”

How to use Featured Content using Custom Post Type?

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Featured Slider

Music Journal supports Page as featured slider. For Featured Slider Options, go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options =>Featured Slider”.
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Hero Content

Music Journal supports Page as Hero Content Options, go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Hero Content Options”.
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Layout Options

Music Journal has 2 Default Layout, 2 Homepage/Archive Layout, 2 Single Page/Post Image to choose from “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Layout Options”

Default Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the box below “Default Layout Options” which will set our site layout. Further, you have the choice of selecting custom layout for individual pages and posts through “Music Journal Options => Layout Options”, which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing

Homepage/Archive Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the box below “Homepage/Archive Layout” which will set our layout for Homepage/Archive Page. Further, you have the choice of selecting custom layout for individual pages and posts through “Music Journal Options => Layout Options”, which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing

Single Page/Post Image Layout
Once you are in Layout Options, you can Check the box below “Single Page/Post Image Layout” which will set our posts/page image layout. Further, you have the choice of selecting Single Page/Post Image Layout for individual pages and posts through “higher-education Options => Single Page/Post Image Layout”, which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing.

How to change Pagination Options?

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How to add Playlist in theme?

Music Journal support Page as Playlist. Here are the steps to add Playlist on the theme:

  1. Go to Appearance => Customize => Theme Opitions => Playlist
  2. Under “Enable on”, enable playlist on entire site or homepage/entire site
  3. Under description edit desciption as per you nee
  4. Select the page you want to display as your playlist
  5. To add playlist, open the edit page you have selected, on the left hand side you will find “Add Media” button click on that
    Inside “Add Media” you will find Create Audio Playlist option, from there you can choose you audio to add in playlist
  6. Finally, “Save & Publish”

Portfolio

Music Journal supports Custom Post Type as Portfolio.
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How to add Sticky Playlist in theme?

Music Journal support Page as Sticky Playlist. Here are the steps to add Sticky Playlist on the theme:

  1. Go to Appearance => Customize => Theme Opitions => Sticky Playlist
  2. Under “Enable on”, enable playlist on entire site or homepage/entire site
  3. Select the page you want to display as your playlist
  4. To add playlist, open the edit page you have selected, on the left hand side you will find “Add Media” button click on that
    Inside “Add Media” you will find Create Audio Playlist option, from there you can choose you audio to add in Sticky playlist
  5. Finally, “Save & Publish”

Services

Music Journal supports Custom Post Types as services. For Services, go to “Appearance => Customize => Services”.

How to add Services using custom post types?

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How to enable/disable Scrollup feature?

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How to change default text in search box?

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Widget Area (Sidebar)

Music Journal currently has 4 widgetized (Sidebar) areas thay are: 1. Sidebar, 2. Footer One, 3. Footer Two and 4. Footer Three. Go to “Appearance => Widgets” or “Appearance => Customize => Widgets” in WordPress.

Widgets

Music Journal supports CT: Social Icons. You can add widget in widget area as per your need.

How to add Widgets in widget area?

You can add widgets to your widget area from two location
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How to add “Social Icon” in widget area(CT:Social Icon)?

This widget is used to add social icons as a widget.

  1. Add CT:Social Icon to desired widget area. More Info
  2. Add “Title” under the respective field.
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Additional CSS

You can add your custom CSS that will overwrite the theme CSS for further design customization through “Appearance => Customize => Additional CSS”, in your WordPress Dashboard.

Note: If you are doing heavy customization and adding lot of custom css then we recommended to build Child Theme and add it in your child theme style.css file. Read More about child theme…

Webmaster Tools

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* Essential Content Type
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* WP-PageNavi for Numeric Pagination
* Regenerate Thumbnails to for Regenerating Thumbnails
* Jetpack for Infinite Scroll, Gallery, Stats, Image CDN and many more