SW Atom

1GETTING STARTED

1.1 Introduction

    First of all, I would like to thank you for purchasing this theme, your support is truly appreciated.
    SW Atom is a modern and beautiful WordPress Theme. Both developers and non-trained users can use it easily. This document covers the installation and use of this theme, reveals some answers to common problems and issues. We encourage you to read this document throughtly if you are experiencing any difficulties. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of document, please feel free to contact us via our Support Tickets System.

1.2 System Requirements

At the basic level, this theme will require the following conditions:

  • Apache 2.x or Microsoft IIS 7
  • PHP 5.3.x
  • MySQL 5.0.4 or higher
  • WordPress 3.9+, 4.0+

Note: Recommended PHP Configuration Limits In several cases, you may deal with problems related to low PHP configuration limits, such as: white screen, demo content fails when importing, empty page content and other similar issues. The solution is to increase the PHP limits. You can do this on your own by editing the following lines in php.ini file in your root directory. This is not a file that comes with WordPress so if you are unfamiliar with it you should contact your web host about increasing those limits to a minimum as follows:

  • max_execution_time 360
  • memory_limit 128M
  • post_max_size 32M
  • upload_max_filesize 32M

2INSTALLATION

2.1 Files Structure

At first, you need to download the package to your computer and then unzip it. The package gives you all the files listed as follows

  • Data folder
    • Slider revolution folder: Contains the “slide-1.zip” file, “slide-2.zip” and “slider-3.zip” file
    • “media.xml”
  • Theme installation files, including:
    • sw_atom_theme_v1.0.4.zip file (The newest version)
    • sw_atom-child-theme.zip file (The child theme is a recommended way of modifying your existing theme.)

2.2 Theme Installation

When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways:

  • FTP Upload
  • WordPress Upload

Note: If the theme files’ size is larger than 8M, please upload via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).

2.2.1 Theme Installation via FTP

To add the new Theme to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:

  • Download the Theme archive and extract the file named themename_version.zip, for example here: sw_atom_theme_v1.0.4.zip. You may need to preserve the directory structure in the archive when extracting these files.
  • Load your FTP client, such as FileZilla.
  • Use your FTP program to access your host web server, create a directory to save your Theme in the wp-content/themes directory provided by WordPress.For example, the theme named SW Atom Version 1.0.4 should be in wp-content/themes/sw_atom_theme_v1.0.4. The theme may provide this directory as part of the archive.
  • Upload the Theme files to the new directory on your host server

To select the Theme for your site:

  • Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels
  • Select the Appearance panel, then Themes to find the new theme uploaded.
  • From the Themes panel, roll over the Theme thumbnail image for the Theme you are interested in to see options for that theme.
  • You can view more information about any theme by clicking Theme Details.
  • A live preview of any Theme (using your blog’s content) can be seen by clicking Live Preview.
  • To activate the Theme click the Activate button.

Your selection will immediately become active.

Note: If the Theme preview is blank, do not activate the new Theme without investigating further. Your site may not be displayed correctly, otherwise.

2.2.2 Theme Installation via WordPress Admin Panel

Step 1 – Open the wp-admin panel (Navigate through web browser to the folder where you have installed the WordPress, for example: www.your_domain.com/wp-admin/).

Step 2 – Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance >> Themes.

Then, click the Add New button or Add New Theme button

Step 3 – Click the Upload Theme button >> Choose File to import the theme from your computer. Select your sw_atom_theme_v1.0.4.zip file and click Install Now.

Step 4 – You have a few minutes to wait till you see the message announcing that Theme installed successfully.

Step 5 – After that, you will be able to activate the theme.
import-media-file
Step 6 – Press “Save Changes” to complete the theme activation.

Note

: You could watch the following tutorial to understand clearly this step.

 

Once theme is installed, you need to install Required Plugins to get full features working.

2.3 Required Plugins Installation

    After installing and activating the theme you will see a yellow popup at the top of the page. The message says that: “This theme requires the following plugins…”, and you need to click the ‘Begin Installing plugins’ link.

    You will be redirected to ‘Install Required Plugins’ page, here you will find all of the theme required plugins. To install them just check all of them. In the dropdown menu, select Install to activate them.

  • Note: When installing plugins, if you see a notice that some plugins have unsuccessful installation, please choose each plugin to install again. This case usually occurs as you select all plugins to install at once.

  • You could watch the following tutorial to understand clearly this step.

    2.4 Import Demo Data

    To understand how this theme works quickly and clearly, you could select to import demo data that we give you such as all pages and posts, portfolio, products, etc. This is recommended to do on fresh installs. To import our demo content, please see the steps below.
    Step 1 - In the Administrator page, please go to Appearance >> Import Demo Data.

    Step 2 - Please click “Import Demo Data” button.

    The process will take a couple of minutes. After receiving a message which shows “Importing all done!”, please follow the next part of this document to import “media.xml” file.

    2.5 Import Media file

    Step 1 - In the Administrator page, please go to Tools >> Import.

    import

    Step 2 - Please choose "WordPress" to import.

    wordpress

    Step 3 - In Import WordPress page, click "choose file" button to select file "media.xml" to upload.

    import-media-file

    Note: You could watch the following tutorial to understand clearly this step.

    2.6 Import Revolution Slider

    Step 1 – In the Administrator page, please go to Revolution Slider >> Revolution Slider and click Import Slider button.


    Step 2 – You will have a pop-up window like the following image:

    Step 3 – In the window, please choose the “slide-1.zipfile (in the “data\Slider revolution” folder) and pressImport Slider button.

    Note: Do the same to import “slide-2.zip“, “slider-3.zip” file. After importing sliders completely, you could see the result like this:

    2.7 Change Product Image Sizes

    You can change the image size in “Woocommerce > Settings > Products > Display” section.

    woocommerce

    After change the images sizes, you should regenerate all the thumbnails. For this, you should install and activate “Regenerate Thumbnails” plugin.

    4THEME OPTIONS

    In your Admin Panel, navigate to Appearance >> Theme Options to configure.

     

    4.1 General

    general

    • Color Scheme – Color of schemes: Default.
    • Background Image – Browse to select image file that you want for background image.
    • Color Option – Only color validation can be done on this field type. This is the description field, again good for additional info.
    • Background Repeat – This option determines if the background image is repeated (Used for boxed layout).
    • Favicon Icon - Use the Upload button to upload the new favicon and get URL of the favicon.
    • Note:This option is compatible with one for WordPress Version 4.2 or previous versions. To add a Favicon in WordPress 4.3 or later versions, please go to Appearance >> Customize >> Site Identity >> Site Icon to set a favicon icon

    • Responsive Support – Support reponsive layout, if you do not want to use this function, please uncheck.
    • Logo Image - Use the Upload button to upload the new logo and get URL of the logo.

    4.2 Layout

    layout

    • Box Layout – Select Layout Box or Wide.
    • Background Box Image – Browse to select image that you want.
    • Left Sidebar Expand – Select width of left sidebar.
    • Right Sidebar Expand – Select width of right sidebar medium desktop.
    • Left Sidebar Medium Desktop Expand – Select width of left sidebar medium desktop.
    • Right Sidebar Medium Desktop Expand – Select width of right sidebar.
    • Left Sidebar Tablet Expand - Select width of left sidebar tablet.
    • Right Sidebar Tablet Expand – Select width of right sidebar tablet.

    4.3 Header

    navbar

    • Header Style – Select Header style: style1 / style2 / style3.
    • Phone number – Fill here your phone number to be displayed in header.
    • Search form – Hide or show search form.

    4.4 Navbar Options

    navbar

    • Menu Type – Select “Mega Menu” or “Dropdown Menu” type.
    • Theme Location – Select theme location to active mega menu.
    • Responsive Menu Visible – Select option to show responsive menu visible.
    • Select Menu Style – Allow to select menu style: Default / Fixed Menu. 

    4.5 Blog Options

    navbar

    • Sidebar Blog Layout – Select style sidebar blog: Full Layout / Left Sidebar / Right Sidebar / Left Right Sidebar.
    • Layout blog – Select style layout blog: Default / List Layout / Right Sidebar / Grid Layout.
    • Blog column – Select style number column blog: 2 colums / 3 columns / 4 columns.

    4.6 Product Options

    product-options

    • Product Listing column Desktop – Select number of column on Desktop Screen.
    • Product Listing column Medium Desktop – Select number of column on Medium Desktop Screen.
    • Product Listing column Tablet – Select number of column on Tablet Screen.
    • Sidebar Product Layout – Select style sidebar product.

    4.7 Portfolio Options

    portfolio-options

    • Portfolio Categories – Select Portfolio Category.
    • Portfolio style – Select portfolio style: Default Column(s)/Fitrows/Masonry.
    • Portfolio column Desktop – Select number of column on Desktop Screen.
    • Portfolio column Medium Desktop – Select number of column on Medium Desktop Screen.
    • Portfolio column Tablet – Select number of column on Tablet Screen.
    • Portfolio column Smartphone – Select number of column on Smartphone Screen.

    4.8 Typography

    typo

    • Use Google Webfont – Insert font style that you actually need on your webpage.
    • Webfont Weight – For weight, see Google Fonts to custom for each font style.
    • Webfont Assign to – Select the place will apply the font style headers, every where or custom.
    • Webfont Custom Selector – Insert the places will be custom here, after selected custom Webfont assign.

    4.9 Social Share

    Turn on/turn off sharing buttons appearing in Home page

    social

    • Social share – Enable Social share button.
    • Facebook – Enable Facebook Share button.
    • Twitter – Enable Twitter Share button.
    • Linked_in – Enable LinkedIn Share button.
    • Google+ – Enable Google+ Share button.

    4.10 Advanced

    advanced

    • Show cPanel – Turn on/off Cpanel.
    • Widget Advanced – Turn on/off Widget Advanced.
    • Developer Mode – Turn on/off preset.
    • Back to top - Turn on/off back to top
    • Direction – Left To Right / Right To Left.
    • Active Popup – Turn on/off  Subcribe to our Newsletters form when you load initial page .
    • Code show popupCopy & Paste the code show popup into your text editor. Click Here to view details.
    • Active Effect ScrollTurn on/off active effect scroll in homepage
    • Google Analytics ID – Enter Google Analytics code.
    • Custom CSS/JS – Insert your own CSS into this block. This overrides all default styles located throughout the theme.

    5PAGES

    5.1 How To Create A New Page

    Step 1 - go to Pages in your admin sidebar and click Add New option.

    Step 2 - Input a new name for your page, then find the Page Attributes box on right side.

    Step 3 - Set your Parent page. It's usually set to No Parent.

    Step 4 - Set your page template from the Template dropdown list. See list of page templates below.

    Step 5 - Content for your page goes in the editing field, use the Visual or Text editor.

    Here is a screenshot that shows you the various areas and descriptions of the page settings described above.

    5.2 Setting Up Home Page

    Setting up your home page is the same as setting up any other regular pages, except that you need to specify in the settings which page will be your Main Home Page.

    How To Set Your Home Page

    Step 1 - go to Settings >> Reading tab.

    Step 2 - Select A Static Page option.

    Step 3 - Choose the page you want as your home page from the Front Page dropdown list.

    Step 4 - Choose the blog page as the Posts page.

    5.3 Page Templates

    SW Atom includes several page templates to choose from, and you will need to choose the page template that suits your needs. For example, if you want a page that is Contact Us Page of the browser window, then you would select the Contact page template. All of this is done in the Pages section of your WordPress admin.

    There are Page Templates, each of them along with a description.

      • About Us 1, About Us 2, About Us 3, About Us 4 – This is the About Us page template. Choose this template when you want to give the customers the information about yourself website.
      • Contact Us 1, Contact Us 2, Contact Us 3, Contact Us 4 – This is the Contact page template that you should choose when you make your contact page with Google Map & a contact form.
      • FAQ Page - This is the FAQ page template. Choose this template when you make your FAQ page.
      • Our Services – This is the Our Services page template. In this page include “The Best Solution For Your Business”, “Best Services”, “Testimonials”…
      • Comming Soon

    5.4 Edit Page with Visual Composer

    The SW Atom Theme uses the Visual Composer Plugin. The most powerful feature of the Visual Composer is that it gives you an easy drag and drop page builder that can be used from the standard WordPress page/post edit area or directly from the frontend.

    For example: “About Us“.

    • Step 1: you click “Edit with Visual Composer” link at the frontend editor.

    • Step 2: Edit Text Block by click “pencil” icon.

    • Step 3: Edit content as you want at General tab of Text Block Settings.

    6THEME CONFIGURATION WITH VISUAL COMPOSER

    6.1 SW Atom Home Style 1

    Revolution Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings , so you can configure the item as you want:


    To configure each slide, you need to follow these steps:

    • Step 1: In your Administrator Page, please go to Revolution Slider > Revolution Slider, click on “pencil” symbol

      .

    • Step 2: After opening Slide Edior Panel, you could configure your slides such as editing images, text, animation, etc
    • Go Here or Here to readmore about Revolution Slider.

    Single Image

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
    • Design Options

    YTC Vertical Mega Menu

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YA Woo Slider – Hot Deals

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Woocommerce Tab Slider – Fashion & Accessories

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Woocommerce Tab Slider – Electronics

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YTC_Hot Category

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Text Block

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
      Copy & Paste the code into your editor:
    • Design Options

    Single Image

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
    • Design Options

    Note: To configure other single images in the default homepage, you could click Here to view

    YA Woocommerce Total Sales Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    WP Tag Cloud

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YA Partner Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Text Block – Collections

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
      Copy & Paste the code into your editor:
    • Design Options

    YA Recommend Product – RECOMMEND FOR YOU

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Text Block – FROM OUR BLOG

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
      Copy & Paste the code into your editor:
    • Design Options

    YTC_Testimonial Slide – Testimonial

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Text Block – Why Choose Us

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
      Copy & Paste the code into your editor:
    • Design Options

    6.2 SW Atom Style 2

    Revolution Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings , so you can configure the item as you want:


    To configure each slide, you need to follow these steps:

    • Step 1: In your Administrator Page, please go to Revolution Slider > Revolution Slider, click on “pencil” symbol

      .

    • Step 2: After opening Slide Edior Panel, you could configure your slides such as editing images, text, animation, etc
    • Go Here or Here to readmore about Revolution Slider.

    Text Block

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    • General
      Copy & Paste the code into your editor:
    • Design Options

    YA Woo Slider – Hot Deals

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YA Responsive Post Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    6.3 SW Atom Style 3

    Revolution Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings , so you can configure the item as you want:


    To configure each slide, you could see the configuration of the previous Revolution Slides in home page 1 or home page 2.

    • Go Here or Here to readmore about Revolution Slider.

    YA Woo Slider – Hot Deals

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    Woocommerce Tab Slider – Electronics

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YA Woo Slider – Featured Products

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YA Responsive Post Slider

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    YTC_Testimonial Slide – Testimonial

    Frontend Editor – After opening the homepage with Visual Composer, click on “pencil” symbol at center of this part to configure its backend settings

    The pop-up window will display the backend settings, so you can configure the item as you want:

    7SUPPORT

    • SUPPORT – If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to send us via: Support Tickets System
    • FAQs – Go to Here to view more the Frequently Asked Questions.

    8INSTALLATION VIDEO

    • Video for installing SW Atom: Please click Here to view
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