Restore WordPress Theme Documentation

Check out this installation video and more from the written documentation.

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Requirements

You need at least WordPress version 4.7+ installed for this theme to work properly.
It is strongly recommended that you always use the latest stable version of WordPress to ensure all known bugs and security issues are fixed. Other requirements:

  • PHP version 5.3 or greater.
  • MySQL version 5.0.15 or greater.

Theme Installation

To install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways:

  • FTP Upload: Using your FTP client, upload the non-zipped theme folder into the /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server.
  • WordPress Upload: Navigate to Appearance >> Themes >> Add New >> Upload. Go to browse, and select the zipped theme folder. Hit “Install Now” and the theme will be uploaded and installed.

Step 01: Go to WP admin dashboard and click on Appearence >> Themes >> Add New.

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Step 02: Click on Upload Theme.

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Step 03: Browse the file restore.zip which you’ll have from the download and click on Install Now .

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Step 04: Activate the theme.

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Step 05: Click on Begin Installing Plugins link.

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Please install and activate the following pre-packaged plugins:

  • One Click Demo Import. (Required, but you can deactivate it after import demo data).
  • WPBakery Page Builder(Visual Composer). (Required)
  • Redux Framework. (Required)
  • Restore VC Addons. (Required).
  • BWL News Manager. (Required).
  • Contact Form 7.(Required)
  • Mailchimp For Wp. (Required)
  • Woocommerce. (Optional, If you want to run a shop install and activate it).
  • Widget Importer & Exporter. (Required, but you can deactivate it after import demo data).
  • WordPress Importer. (Required, but you can deactivate it after import demo data).

N.B: All plugins must be installed and activated if you want your site to look exactly like demo.

Step 06: Select the plugins to Install and click Apply.

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Step 07: After install the plugin click on Return to Required Plugins Installer.

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Step 08: Select the plugin to Activate and click Apply.

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Step 09: After active the plugin click on Return to the Dashboard.

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Import Demo Data

You can easily create your site like our theme demo.

Few Important Notes:

  • Make sure that Sharai Khana Parent Theme has been installed and activated in your site.
  • You’re previous data and settings may be removed/modified after importing demo data. So, we highly recommend to import demo data in a fresh WordPress site.
  • It may be take bit long time to import all the images and data from our server. So, please keep patience while importing process is running in your site. In general case, It will not take more than 3-5 Min.
  • You can deactivate One Click Demo Import plugin after completing import task.

Please follow the steps –

Step 01: Make sure you have installed and activated One Click Demo Import plugin.

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Step 02: Go to Appearance >> Import Demo Data page.

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Step 03: Click Import Demo Data button. It will take few min to complete import process. So, keep patience until import process completed successfully.

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Step 04: Once completed import process successfully, you will get following success message.

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Step 05: Check Result –

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Restore Options (Theme Options)

1. This theme comes with lots of admin options, Go to Restore Options from the left panel and you’ll see all the cool things you’ll have to customize to suite your needs

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2. I strongly recommend you to see this video Theme Options tutorial to understand theme options

Adding Content

Check the different part creation/editing process (Home, Pages- About Us, Contact Us Etc.)

The following part of the documentation consider that you already read (if not then it is strongly recommend that you read them first) the documentation of Visual Composer.
It is available in the documentation folder and can able to use drag n drop page builder etc.

Home Page

1. Go to Pages >> Add New from the left panel.

2. Input the title “Home” of the page. From the right side Page Attribute, select Homepage from the Template selection dropdown.
From The right side Restore Metabox select “Post Sidebar Display” to “Without Sidebar”, “Post Thumbnail Display” to “Hide”,
“Post Title Display” to “Hide”, “Post Meta Display” to “Hide”, “Visual Composer Page” to “Yes”
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3. Click on Backend Editor and achieve Classic Mode to achieve Visual Composer drag n drop process.

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4. Click on Add New Element to achieve a Row of Visual Composer.

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5. Inside the Row you can add different elements by drag n drop Visual Composer

6. In the One Page’s different Row’s we added different VC ElementsWiz Button, Wiz Heading, Wiz Highlights, Wiz Slider, Wiz Team, Wiz Testimonial etc,
you can also add different Visual Composer elements as well in other different Row’s according to your needs

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7. Here are the screenshot of Different Elements we used in the Home Page 1

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8. Here are the screenshot of Different Elements we used in the Home Page 2

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9. Here are the screenshot of Different Elements we used in the Home Page 3

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About Us

1. Go to “Pages > Add New” from the left panel.

2. Input the title “About Us” of the page. From the right side Page Attribute, select Home Page from the Template selection dropdown. From The right side Restore Metabox select “Post Sidebar Display” to “Without Sidebar”, “Post Thumbnail Display” to “Hide”, “Post Title Display” to “Hide”, “Post Meta Display” to “Hide”, “Visual Composer Page” to “Yes”

3. Click on Backend Editor to achieve Visual Composer drag n drop process

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4. Click on Add New Element to achieve a Row of Visual Composer

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5. Inside the Row you can add different elements by drag n drop Visual Composer

6. We add Visual Composer Elements to achieve the about page layout, you should see Visual Composer in the Documentation Folder

7. Here are the screenshot of Different Elements we used in the About Us page.

8. Go to Appearance >> Menus from the admin side left panel and add this page to the menu

Services

1. Go to “Pages > Add New” from the left panel.

2. Input the title “Services” of the page. From the right side Page Attribute, select Home Page from the Template selection dropdown. From The right side Restore Metabox select “Post Sidebar Display” to “Without Sidebar”, “Post Thumbnail Display” to “Hide”, “Post Title Display” to “Hide”, “Post Meta Display” to “Hide”, “Visual Composer Page” to “Yes”

3. Click on Backend Editor to achieve Visual Composer drag n drop process

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4. Click on Add New Element to achieve a Row of Visual Composer

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5. Inside the Row you can add different elements by drag n drop Visual Composer

6. We add Visual Composer Elements to achieve the about page layout, you should see Visual Composer in the Documentation Folder

7. Here are the screenshot of Different Elements we used in the Services page.

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8. Go to Appearance >> Menus from the admin side left panel and add this page to the menu

Contact

1. Go to “Contact > Add New” from the left panel.

2. Input the title “Contact form 1” of the Contact Form and Setup the From portion of the contact from(Ex: See the following screenshot)

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3. Setup the Mail portion of the contact from (Ex: See the following screenshot)

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4. Setup the Messages portion of the contact from (Ex: See the following screenshot)

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5. Click Save to save the Form and you’ll get a form short code which we’ll paste in a page to achieve the form output

6. Go to “Pages > Add New” from the left panel.

7. Input the title “Contact 1” of the page. From the right side Page Attribute, select Home Page from the Template selection dropdown. From The right side Restore Metabox select “Post Sidebar Display” to “Without Sidebar”, “Post Thumbnail Display” to “Hide”, “Post Title Display” to “Hide”, “Post Meta Display” to “Hide”, “Visual Composer Page” to “Yes”

8. Click on Backend Editor to achieve Visual Composer drag n drop process

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9. Click on Add New Element to achieve a Row of Visual Composer

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10. Inside the Row you can add different elements by drag n drop Visual Composer

11. We add Visual Composer Google Map, Info Box and Text Block Elements for this page.

12. You should see the Visual ComposerDocumentation Folder

13. Setup the Google Map Elements Latitude and longitude to achieve the map.

14. Paste the short code into the Text Block (Ex: like following you’ll have a short code)

    15. Here are the screenshot of Different Block Elements we used in the Contact 1 page

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    16. Go to Appearance >> Menus from the admin side left panel and add this page to the menu

    Blog

    1. Click on Posts >> Categories from the admin side left panel and create post Categories

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    2. Click on Posts >> Add New from the admin side left panel and create post under the Categories. Set the right side Restore Metabox according to your needs for single post view

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    3. Click on Pages >> Add New from the admin side left panel and input Page Title

    4. In the right side Page Attributes set the Template to Blog Both Sidebar, Blog Full Width, Blog Left Sidebar, Blog Right Sidebar, Blog Sidebars in Left or Blog Sidebars in Right, whatever layout you want from the dropdown

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    5. Go to Appearance >> Menus from the admin side left panel and add this page to the menu

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    6. Now you should see the Blog menu item with different blog layout in the front end

    Store

    1. After installing the WooCommerce plugin during the theme installation you’ll have all the pages (Cart, Store, My Account, Checkout) related to WooCommerce in the left panel Appearnce >> Menu section. Going to left panel Appearnce >> Menu add these item to the main menu

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    2. To add a WooCommerce category go to Products >> Categories from the left panel and then add new product Category

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    3. To add a WooCommerce Products go to Products >> Add Product from the left panel and then add new products under any Categories

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    4. Now you should see all the added new products in the front end Store/Shop Page

    5. if you want to use WooCommerce as an advance user then refer this link WooCommerce Docs , you’ll have all the things as an advance user

    Translate Theme

    “Restore” WordPress theme offers cool translation feature. So, beside the English you can easily translate the theme text for other languages as well.
    Check following steps to translate “Restore” WordPress theme.

    Step 01: To translate the theme texts, please download and install Poedit software in your computer. Here goes the download link-
    https://poedit.net/download

    Step 02: Next, navigate to /wp-content/themes/restore/languages/. You will get a file named ‘restore.pot’.

    Step 03: For example, we want to translate our theme text in to Dutch language. So, copy ‘restore.pot’ file and rename it to ‘de_De.pot’

    Step 04: Now, open that newly created ‘de_De.pot’ file using Poedit software. You will get all the theme texts in there and you just need to add appropriate translated text in Translation box.

    Step 05: Finally, save the file and you’ll get ‘de_De.mo’ file inside languages folder.

    Note

    Not sure about country and language code? Get your Country Code and
    Language code.


    Check Video Tutorial

    FAQ/Troubleshoot

    Question. “The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet.”. How to fix?

    Solution: You may try to upload complete zip file downloaded from themeforest.
    Unzip you’re downloaded file and you’ll get ‘restore.zip’ file. Only upload ‘restore.zip’ file. Issue will be solved.

    Question. When I attempt to install it, I received the “Are you sure you want to do this?” error message. How to fix?

    Solution:
    It’s a server execution time related issue. You can contact with your host provider to increase script execution time. There are two ways you can fix that issue.

    • Way 01: Unzip theme folder & files. Then using FTP upload it in wp-content/themes folder.
    • Way 02: You’ll find ‘plugins’ folder inside ‘restore’ theme. Which contain all the required plugins. Just bring it out from ‘restore’ theme folder then zip the theme folder and upload it like regular WP theme.

    Question. How to get visual composer updated version?

    Solution:
    Just send us a message via support page link. You’ll send you updated version download link.
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    Question. Can not able to install demo data? What should I do now?

    Solution:
    It may be server related issue. You can contact with your hosting provider or contact with us via support page. We’ll be happy to assist you.

    Question. Getting 404 after import data? What should I do?

    Solution:
    You need to flush your permalink settings. To do this Go to WP Admin Panel >> Settings >> Permalinks . Then click “Save” button. Now, check you’re pages. Hope issue will be solved.

    Question. How Can I upgrade theme?

    Solution:
    Check this link.

    Upgrade Notes

    To update theme you can follow the steps-

    • Download Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades plugin and install it in your site.
    • Choose the theme file (e.g., restore.zip) and click Install Now button.
    • It will automatically install the new theme and backup the old theme and give you a link to download the backup.
    • Make sure that your theme is active.

    Before updating the theme, we recommend you to make backup of your modified files.
    Also deactivate the current version before uploading the new theme file.

    Upgrading from 1.1.3 to 1.1.4

    • Replace all files and directories in your themes/restore folder.

    Change Log

    2020, May, 03 – v 1.1.4
    – Updated WPBakery Page Builder to 6.2
    – Updated Restore WPBakery Page Builder Addons to 1.1.4
    – Updated WooCommerce single product page featured image zoom issue.
    – Added Font-Awesome 5 Support.
    – Updated Theme Option Panel.
    – Update Documentation.

    2020, January, 25 – v 1.1.3
    – Updated WPBakery Page Builder to 6.1
    – Updated Theme Options Panel.
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, September, 03 – v 1.1.2
    – Updated Restore – VC Addons to 1.0.9
    – Updated Theme Option Panel.
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, August, 20 – v 1.1.1
    – Updated WPBakery Page Builder to 6.0.5
    – Updated Restore – VC Addons to 1.0.8
    – Updated Theme Option Panel.
    – Fixed Back To Top button issue for mobile device.
    – Improved responsive layout for mobile device.
    – Fixed RTL Layout Issues.
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, July, 18 – v 1.1.0
    – Updated Visual Composer to 6.0.3
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, May, 18 – v 1.0.9
    – Updated Visual Composer to 6.0.2
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, April, 28 – v 1.0.8
    – Updated WooCommerce Template.
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, March, 08 – v 1.0.7
    – Updated BWL News Manager.
    – Update theme Restore VC Addon.
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, February, 16 – v 1.0.6
    – Updated Visual Composer to 5.7
    – Update theme Restore VC Addon.
    – Update Child theme.
    – Update Documentation.

    2019, January, 31 – v 1.0.5
    – Added Pre-loader customization feature in option Panel.
    – Added back to top customization feature in option Panel.
    – Update theme Restore VC Addon.
    – Update Child theme.
    – Update Documentation.

    2018, December, 25 – v 1.0.4
    – Updated Visual Composer to 5.6
    – Updated WooCommerce Template.
    – Update Child theme.
    – Update Documentation.

    2018, September, 22 – v 1.0.3
    – Update Theme Mobile Menu.
    – Updated Visaul Composer to 5.5.4.
    – Updated WooCommerce Template.
    – Update theme Restore VC Addon.
    – Optimized Theme Performance.
    – Update child theme.
    – Update Documentation.

    2018, March, 20 – v 1.0.2
    – Updated Visual Composer to 5.4.7.
    – Update theme Restore VC Addon.
    – Added one click demo installer.
    – Updated theme files to fix WooCommerce admin notice.
    – Update child theme.
    – Update Documentation.

    2017, November, 10 – v 1.0.1
    – Updated Visual Composer to 5.4.5.
    – Update theme Restore VC Addon.
    – Update child theme.
    – Update Documentation.

    2017, March, 22 – v 1.0.0
    – Initial release

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