Larson - Theme Documentation

Thank you for purchasing our theme!
This guide provides instructions for installation. It is recommended you read it thoroughly to fully leverage the "Larson" theme's capabilities. If you need any help or support please contact us through the ThemeForest Messaging system or Support Email: beshleyua@gmail.com

Installing WordPress

Before beginning the installation and configuring of your new theme, you must first have WordPress already installed on a server. Here is a very detailed guide at Wordpress Codex that will walk you through every step.

Installing Theme

Uploading Through WordPress

To upload through your Dashboard, select “Appearance” and then “Themes”. Next, select the “Add New” button at the top of the page and then select the “Upload Theme” button. Choose Larson theme "larson.zip" file and select “Install Now”. Once the theme is fully uploaded and installed, click “Activate” to activate the WordPress theme.

When uploading your theme with the installer, please ensure you are uploading the theme .zip file, not the entire package you downloaded. In this case, you will be uploading "larson.zip".

FTP Upload

To manually upload your new WordPress theme, login with your credentials to your website and locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files. Upload the un-zipped Larson WordPress Theme folder into the: wp-content/themes folder.
Once uploaded, activate the theme by heading to the “Themes” menu in the WordPress Dashboard.

Installing Plugins Required

Once you have installed and activated our theme you will be prompted to install required and recommended plugins for all theme features. Just click the link to Begin installing plugins and activate all plugins.

Import DEMO Content

Activate all plugins, next go to Appearance > Import Demo Data and import demo content from the list. (Video installation instructions below).

Elementor Builder

- To enable on your page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New (or Edit).
2. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)" and Save Changes.
3. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
4. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements & blocks and fill the fields.

Plugins

Elementor

The most advanced frontend drag & drop page builder. Create high-end, pixel perfect websites at record speeds. Any theme, any page, any design.

For detailed information, documentation and support on this plugin, please go to: Elementor

Larson Plugin

This plugin it's designed for Larson Theme.

ACF Pro

ACF PRO includes extra fields & features to better develop websites including repeatable blocks, page building layouts, intuitive galleries, custom settings pages and reusable fields!

For detailed information and support on this plugin, please go to: ACF Pro

ACF Pro: Font Awesome

Adds a new 'Font Awesome Icon' field to the popular Advanced Custom Fields plugin.

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular form builders for wordpress.

For detailed information and support on this plugin, please go to: Contact Form 7

One Click Demo Import

Import your content, widgets and theme settings with one click.

For detailed information, please go to: One Click Demo Import

Theme Options

All global settings can be found in ​Dashboard > Theme Options​. In addition, you can customize:

Styling

In "Styling" Tab you can edit: Theme UI, Theme Color, Base Background Color, Text Color, Heading Size, Paragraph Size, Heading Font, Paragraphs Font.

Header

In "Header Template" Tab you can select header builder template layouts for site, copyright.

In "Footer Template" Tab you can select footer builder template layouts for site.

In "Social" Tab you can select footer social links, Social Share.

Blog

In "Blog" Tab you can edit: Blog Title, Blog Page, Display categories, Disable post excerpt, Disable featured image, Single intro.

404

In "404" Tab you can edit: Title, Content.

Preloader

In "Preloader" Tab you can edit: Preloader show/hide, Preloader color.

Home Page

- To create Home Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
3. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
4. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Hero Slider", "About us", "Services", "Numbers", "Portfolio (Module)", "Partners", "Testimonials", "Blog" and more.
5. In the field "Your homepage displays" > "A static page (select below)" > "Homepage:" select "Home"

Home Parallax Page

- To create Home Page Parallax, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard -> Parallax Templates -> Add New Template.
2. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Canvas". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
3. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
4. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Parallax Started".
5. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
6. In the tab "Page Attributes" -> "Template", select "Elementor Template (Parallax)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
7. In the tab "Custom Header/Footer", select Header #2 and Footer #2 templates.
8. In the tab "Parallax Settings", select "Parallax Type" -> "Templates".
9. In the tab "Parallax Builder", select "Slides" Templates which are created in Dashboard -> Parallax Templates.
10. In the tab "Page Settings", select "Transparent Header" -> Yes.

About Page

- To create About Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
3. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
4. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Intro", "About Description", "Services (Grid)", "Testimonials", "Partners" and more.

Portfolio Pages

- To create Portfolio Items, please do the following:
1. First your need to create Portfolio categories, go to Portfolio > Portfolio categories, enter category name in fields Name & Slug. Click to "Save Changes" button.
2. Go to Portfolio > Add Portfolio.
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Intro", "Project Gallery Carousel", "Project Details", "Project Designer", "Project Process" and more.

- To create Portfolio Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "Portfolio".
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Portfolio" and more.

Contact Form

- To create Contacts Form, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Contact > Contact Forms > Add New.
2. In the tab "Form" you can use default form layout or enter this code lines:

<div class="row">
 <div class="feedback__field-wrapper col-12 col-md-6 col-lg-6" data-aos="fade">
  <label class="field" aria-label="Name">
   [text* cf_name placeholder "Name"]
  </label>
 </div>
 <div class="feedback__field-wrapper col-12 col-md-6 col-lg-6" data-aos="fade">
  <label class="field" aria-label="Email">
   [email* cf_email placeholder "Email"]
  </label>
 </div>
 <div class="feedback__field-wrapper col-12 col-lg-12" data-aos="fade">
  <label class="field" aria-label="Subject">
   [text* cf_subject placeholder "Subject"]
  </label>
 </div>
 <div class="feedback__field-wrapper col-12" data-aos="fade">
  <label class="field" aria-label="message">
   [textarea* cf_message placeholder "Message"]
  </label>
 </div>
</div>
<button class="btn" type="submit" data-aos="fade">Submit</button>
				

3. In the tab "Mail", enter this your email address. Save Changes.

- To create Contacts Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
3. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
4. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Intro", "Contact Info", "Contact Form", "Map" and more.

Blog List Page

- To create Blog Pages, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Elementor Template (Default)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
3. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
4. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Larson Theme" elements: "Blog (Grid)", "Subscribe Form" and more.

Update Our Themes

Update via Envato Market Plugin

To easy and fast update theme and plugins you can use Envato Market Plugin (I added this plugin in recommended list in the theme):
1) Install Envato Market Plugin: https://envato.com/market-plugin/ and activate.
2) On admin panel go to Envato Market -> Settings -> Generate an Envato API Personal Token -> Click on link -> Login to your Envato Account -> Checked “Permissions ( https://gyazo.com/8a94c801e8197207d3d37467aa8587fb )” on list -> Create Token.
3) Use plugin “Envato Market -> Themes” to install all future updates. (in a few clicks).
Thanks!

Manually Update (Appearance -> Themes)

You can update our theme via WordPress Panel, Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Themes. Click "Add New" -> "Upload Theme". Choose Larson theme "larson.zip" file and select “Install Now”.

Manually Update (FTP or Cpanel)

You can update our theme using via FTP or Cpanel.
Download the latest version of the theme on ThemeForest download page and you rename the folder contain the old theme and create a new folder and insert the latest theme in here.

Support

If you need any help or support please contact us through the ThemeForest Messaging system or Support Email: beshleyua@gmail.com