Installing a WordPress Theme
You can install a WordPress theme via zip file with the WordPress uploader, or if you prefer, using an FTP client. We include a zipped version in every package.
Creating a Child Theme
If you would like to customize your theme, make sure to use a child theme so that theme updates do not overwrite your customizations.
If you perform translation/localization or change your URL and your links break, use this tutorial to regain your settings.
If you do not want a page to display users comments, you can disable them by following this tutorial.
Theme Translation (Localization)
Each theme comes with a .pot file which makes theme translation a breeze with the CodeStyling Localization plugin.
This guide gives you tips and plugin suggestions on how to speed up your website. Optimize your website speed for a better experience.
Theme Customizer Tutorial
Customizing everything from colors to page sections right in the native WordPress customizer. It's just easier that way.
WordPress Menu Tutorial
Create and manage menus right in the admin panel of WordPress. Modern themes take care of the rest.
How to create, edit, and manage your websites pages. We walk you through the basics and beyond.
How to create, edit, and manage your posts and how it affects your blog and archive pages.
WordPress Users Tutorial
A basic overview of managing your sites users and making bulk changes or deletions to a group of users.
WordPress Settings Tutorial
Learn what each section of the WordPress settings means and how changing them will affect your website.
ModernThemes General Documentation
The following documentation page are used for general ModernThemes functions that can be found in our themes.
Change Footer Byline Text
All our themes come with a "byline" text that you can change to your company name or copyright information.
Importing Demo Content XML File
Importing demo content xml files can help you get started with our theme demo content.
Choose from a variety of Google Fonts and assign them to your heading and paragraph styles in the WordPress customizer.
Disabling animations is as easy as can be. We show you where to locate the button to turn off unwanted animations.
Updating a Theme
Learn where to go to update a theme. Theme updates are essential to maintaining a secure website.
View a Theme Changelog
If you update a theme, ModernThemes includes a changelog in each theme detail page. This is only a feature in pro and premium themes.
Creating ModernThemes Sliders in Free Themes
Sliders are created easily within the slides custom post type. We walk you through it in this doc. Not available in Sensible, Black and White, Personal, and Portfolio.
Suggested Plugin Documentation
Our themes are designed to work well with popular WordPress plugins. Use this documentation to learn how to use them with ModernThemes.
Activating Suggested Plugins
ModernThemes takes advantage of using some of the most powerful plugins available. Learn how to activate and use them.
Create a Contact Form
Create any kind of form you may need with Contact Form 7. We show you how to create and include them on your site.
Simple Custom CSS Tutorial
For those who want to make changes without editing core files or creating a child theme, use the Simple Custom CSS plugin.
WooCommerce General Setup
How to install WooCommerce and use it within your ModernThemes. Have your store up and running in no time at all.
Shortcodes Ultimate Plugin Tutorial
With Shortcodes Ultimate, your ModernThemes WordPress themes are easy to manage with a library of helpful shortcodes.