Skyfashion - Premium WordPress Theme

Documentation


Thank you for purchasing our theme. In case of any questions or doubts, do not hesitate to contact us via our Support Forum: http://support.apollo13.eu/. We will do our best to solve any problem concerning the project. At the same time we invite you to visit often our profile on ThemeForest since there will be appearing the improvements of our project and the newest actualizations.

 In case of any questions or doubts, do not hesitate to contact us via our Support Forum http://support.apollo13.eu/

 

Instruction how to get Purchase Code:

Install

To install theme you can:

  1. Upload it via FTP
    • Unpack files from theme.zip to new folder named skyfashion
    • upload whole skyfashion folder to /wp-content/themes/ in your wordpress installation
    • login to admin panel in Wordpress, and go to Appearance->Themes and click Activate below Skyfashion theme
  2. Upload it via admin panel
    • go to Appearance->Themes->Install Themes(Tab)->Upload and choose file theme.zip
    • go to Appearance->Themes and click Activate below Skyfashion theme

After that You will see new menu named Skyfashion and that is where all fun begins :-) Also you will see Portfolio menu. We will write about it later.  

Update

Best way to update theme is to use plugin such as http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/easy-theme-and-plugin-upgrades/. You can also manulay delete theme and upload new version. If you have made some changes in theme files you will have to manualy update to keep your changes.

Remember to always backup your data before update!

 

Known installation problems:

  1. Fatal error: Call to undefined function phprequire_once() in *****************************/wp-content/themes/skyfashion/functions.php on line 1

    This problem occures when files were uploaded via FTP to theme folder in Wordpress. Set transfer mode to "binnary" in your FTP client and copy files once again.

 

 

 

Here you will set most basic options of theme. You should visit this place right after installing theme.

Customize Logo

Upload logo image. Image should be 200x160px or less(auto centered). There, are two inputs, one for light version, and one for dark version of layout. You can upload same image, or only use one. If you use (described below), those two inputs will be helpful.

Theme styles

Skyfashion comes with two color version, and here you can choose between them.

Blog settings

Here You have to choose which page is Blog page.

Contact form settings

Give e-mail address for contact page form.

Google Analytics

Code for statistics from google

Here you what will be displayed on main page of your site.

HelloText

Provide welcome text for hello block. If you leave it blank, hello block will not show up.

Latest works

Set number of items displayed on front page.

Latest from Blog

You can hide or show Latest post block.

About Text

You have to select page which will be show in the About us block on the Front page.

You can insert revolution slider in your website from version 2.0 of Skyfashion Theme. If you want to use revolution slider use this documentation

 

Revolution slider on your front page

To change slider on front page:

  1. Create slider in plugin Revolution Slider
  2. Choose in your wordpress Site options > Home Page Design 
  3. In Frontpage slider > Choose your slider  choose radio: Revolution slider
  4. From select box "Select Revolution Slider to use as front page" choose banner created in first step
  5. Save Changes

Here you can choose colors for template's elements.

 

In this panel you can choose between Google Fonts and normal fonts.

Portfolio page

It is main page for your portfolio. You have to specify that one to give access to your works(also makes back link in portfolio works).

 

Sorting type

You can choose between dynamic sorting without reload of page and normal static sort.

 

Here you provide to links to social profiles you have. Nothing new.

In Skyfashion we use shortcodes editor. You can see it below:

Use it to insert predefined elements for your content. To see available shortcodes in Skyfashion theme check  our demo page http://themes.apollo13.eu/skyfasion/ and select shortcode category from submenu.

To Blog works as it should you have to follow this steps:

  1. Go to your wordpress admin->Pages->Add new
  2. Add new page named Blog. You can leave them empty.
  3. In the menu Page Attributes in the right side in section  Template, choose Blog
  4. Go to Site Options->Main settings
  5. Choose 'Select blog page'
  6. Save changes.
  7. You are done :-)

To add Portfolio page you have to follow this steps:

  1. Go to your wordpress admin->Pages->Add new
  2. Add new page named Portfolio. You can leave them empty.
  3. In the menu Page Attributes in the right side in section  Template, choose one option:
    • Portfolio Small Hover
    • Portfolio Small Below
    • Portfolio Medium Hover
    • Portfolio Medium Below
    • Portfolio Big Hover
    • Portfolio Big Below
  4. Go to Site Options->Portfolio
  5. Choose 'Select portfolio page'
  6. Save changes.
  7. You are done :-)

Add new portfolio item

Adding new item in portfolio is same as adding new post with few bonus things.

In Skyfasion is possibility to use multi upload in new portfolio item and new post. To use it you have to use wordpress 3.3 or newer. Using it is simple as it uses same interface as uploading tool in wordpress 3.3.

To use it:

  1. Open new post/portfolio
  2. Click Select files(or use drag and drop)
  3. Choose as many Images as you need.
  4. Wait till all files are loaded.
  5. Add titles,descriptions to new added fieldsets in  Add Image and videos box
  6. You are done. Don't forget to save changes.

This tool is as simple as described here so please don't expect to be smarter. It only intends to make working with Skyfashion more easier and faster.

In Appearance->widgets menu you will see set of widgets. To use it just drag and drop them in Sidebar you will like to see them. Available sidebars:

Adding posts i same as always in wordpress, but with few tweaks. Firstly you can use shortcodes editor. Secondly you can add Featured photo which will be show in the posts list and in the post details.

Choose featured image position

This option allows you to choose where you featured image will be displayed.

You have to know that if you add Link to video this option will automatically change to Top of content

 

Link to video

You can place here video which will behave like featured image.

This options allows you to set different background color or image for every page, post or portfolio project.

Video support

Skyfashion theme support Youtube and Vimeo videos, and also HTML 5 types.

For youtube best to use links as : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JByDbPn6A1o

For vimeo best to use linkas as: http://vimeo.com/12280336

Any other link will be treated as HTML 5 video. Browsers that understand the HTML5 tag will display MPEG/H.264 (.mp4) files, VP8/webm (.webm), or Ogg/Theora (.ogv) files. Other browsers can use Flash to play the .mp4 or .flv.

How to change font size on my website

In file common/css/skeleton/layout.css at the end of file add lines : 

#nav ul.sub-menu li a { font-size: 18px !important;} // menu fonts
.post-text p:first-child { font-size: 18px !important; } // content fonts
.post-text p { font-size: 18px !important; }
.page_text p:first-child { font-size: 18px !important; } 
.page_text p { font-size: 18px !important; } 
div#about_content p { font-size: 18px !important; } 
a.read_more_button { font-size: 18px !important; } // read more button font

We set 18px for an example. As a default :

content : 13px
menu: 18px

 

How to change color background on my website

In file common/css/skeleton/layout.css at the end of file add lines : 

div#main, #nav li a, div#footer {
background: #e7e7e7; 
}

As an example color we set light grey (#e7e7e7);

 

The scripts used is the project:
- jQuery (http://jquery.com)
- VideoJS (http://videojs.com/)
- FancyBox (http://fancybox.net)
- Masonry (http://masonry.desandro.com)
- Google Fonts (http://www.google.com/webfonts/)
- Masonry (http://masonry.desandro.com)
- jQuery resize plugin (http://benalman.com/projects/jquery-resize-plugin/)

Skyfashion theme use modified code of:
- Flickrpress http://michael.tyson.id.au/wordpress/plugins/flickrpress

 


Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As we said at the beginning, we'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, but we'll do our best to assist.

Apollo13 Team