Startup Idea Installation

Startup Idea Theme Typical Installation Process

Follow These Steps in Order to Install a New WP Theme

Step 1: Login to your site as an admin user. Then go to Dashboard > Appearance.

theme_install_1-8Step 2:  Open the Themes menu.

Step 3: Then click on Add New button.

theme_install_2Step 4: Click the Upload Theme link on the next page.

theme_install_3-8Step 5: Then click on Choose file and select file from your computer directory.

Step 6: Now click on Install Now button and wait for the installation complete. After successful installation of theme click on Activate button and enjoy the theme features. After activating, this theme will be used for the whole site instead of the default WordPress theme.

Startup Idea Essential Plugins and Installation

For using all Features you have to install and active all required plugins. All Essential plugins are included in the Startupidea theme.

  • Themeum Startup Idea
  • WPBakery Visual Composer
  • Revolution Slider
  • Contact Form 7
  • MailChimp for WordPress Lite
  • Widget Settings Importer/Exporter


Install the above essential plugins in 2 easy steps.

Step 1: Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Install Plugins.

Step 2: Then click on Install link under each plugin title and activate them.


Demo Import

Import Sample Data: If you want to use demo data for your website then you need to install sample data. From menu choose Tools -> Import -> WordPress. Click WordPress then you will see the “Import WordPress” option which allows you to upload .xml file from /Demo Content folder. If this tool not be installed you have to install “WordPress Importer” plugin manually.


Import Revolution Slider

revImport Revolutions Slider demo data


Its an important part of Startupidea theme Installation process. Select your menu for Primary Menu Location. Go to Dashboard-> Appearance-> Menu  then click on Manage Location and select Main menu for Primary Menu Locations. You can follow below screenshot.



Set Static Home Page (Required)

WordPress shows blog posts by default as the front page. If you want to look like demo Startupidea then you need to set Home Page. See the way how to set Static Hope Page Dashboard-> Settings-> Reading. From here select static page then for Front pageselect Home. You can follow below screenshot.


Make sure to configure permalink. By default WordPress uses web URLs which have question marks and lots of numbers in them; however, WordPress offers you the ability to create a custom URL structure for your permalinks and archives. This can improve the aesthetics, usability, and forward-compatibility of your links. From WP admin panel go to the following path Settings-> Permalikthen select (Post name).


Widgets Setting Import

Import Widget Setting Data: If you want to use Demo site widget setting for your website. we recommends to install and activate the following plugin “Widget Settings Import Export”. Which gives you the ability to import the demo widget settings, saved as a .json file type. The import will not overwrite any data currently within the sidebars, but instead will increment the widgets and add a new instance of the widget instead. Please choose Tools->Widgets Setting Import then select widget_data.json file from Demo Widget Settings folder directly from QuickStart package folder. Then Click on Show Widget Settings Button. Selected all or those widgets which you really need and use “Import Widget Settings” button. All widgets with registered sidebars will be imported.

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