General Setup

Installation

To install the Min Theme you must first have a working WordPress(.org) installation. For information on installing WordPress, please see Installing WordPress, from the WordPress Codex. Once WordPress has been setup in your hosting environment, you can install your theme one of two ways:

FTP upload: download and un-zip your theme folder, and using the FTP program of your choice upload the theme folder to the ‘../wp-content/themes/’ folder on your server.

WordPress dashboard:

  1. Download the theme from your account.
  2. Sign into your WordPress dashboard (e.g., yourdomain.com/wp-admin).
  3. Navigate to Appearance > Themes > Add New > Upload, and select your zipped theme folder.
  4. Click “Install Now”.
  5. Once the theme is uploaded you will need to activate it, either with the provided link or under Appearance > Themes.

Note: If you use Safari as your primary browser you may find that your theme folder is not zipped after downloading it. You will need to re-compress your theme folder before initiating the second installation process.

Plugins

The Organic Customizer Widgets plugin may be used to create various content sections on any page with the “Organic Custom” page template applied. Instructions for using the plugin can be found here.

Note: The contact form is powered by Gravity Forms, an excellent premium WordPress contact form plugin (free alternatives include ‘Contact Form 7’ and ‘Jetpack Forms’). If you want to make use of the shop portion of the theme you will need to install WooCommerce.

Demo Content (Optional)

You can install the theme demo content to be used as a guide with the .xml file available for download below. Please refer to the following tutorial for instructions on installing your demo content: Installing Demo Content

Download Demo Content

Image Dimensions

Theme defined image dimensions are as follows (these can be found in the ‘Theme Setup’ function at the top of your functions.php file):

Logo: 240 x 240px

Min Featured Large: 2400 x 1800px
Min Featured Medium: 1200 x 800px
Min Featured Small: 640 x 640px
Min Featured Square: 1200 x 1200px

Shortcodes

The theme utilizes shortcodes from the Organic Shortcodes plugin. Please refer to the following links for examples.

Accordion
Alert boxes
Bar Ratings
Buttons
Columns
Headings
Icons
Modal Box
Tabs
Toggles

Custom Menus

You can setup and manage your menu under Appearance > Menus, in your WordPress dashboard. The theme utilizes 2 custom menus; a Main Menu, and Social Menu for displaying social media icons in the lower left corner. See the Codex for an explanation of the custom menu system (Note: this tutorial is for WordPress.com, but the process is the same).

Misc Settings

WooCommerce

Please see WooCommerce documentation for help with using WooCommerce: http://docs.woothemes.com/documentation/plugins/woocommerce/