Digital Download Pro Documentation

Introduction

Thank you for choosing Digital Download Pro Theme!

This documentation covers the installation and the usage of the theme.

The main goal of the documentation is to provide guidance and walk-through to set up the theme on your website in an easy-to-follow manner, while also introducing you to some of the features of the theme. We encourage you to go through this document and keep it handy for reference.

If you have any questions about the theme or need assistance with anything related to the theme, please feel free open a support ticket. Our support team will be happy to assist you.

In this documentation, first, we’ll make sure that everything is ready for the installation, then we’ll set up the theme, and cover some initial configuration and customization options.

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How to use this Documentation?

We recommend everyone to go through each step of the documentation to have a better understanding of the theme and its features.

However, if you are looking for a specific section, you can easily navigate using our table of contents on the left-hand side of the screen.

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Table of Contents

Requirements for Getting Started

Make sure Digital Download Pro theme is compatible with your WordPress version.

Digital Download Pro theme will work with 4.5 and above versions of WordPress.

However, for the best experience, added features, and updated security patches, we recommend you to update your WordPress to the latest version.

If you haven’t downloaded WordPress already, you can download it from the WordPress repository via https://wordpress.org/download/.

Checklist for Getting Started

  • Check WordPress Version and Update it
  • Install Digital Download Pro theme
  • Install Recommended Plugins. Some functionality of the theme might not work if you do not install the recommended plugins.

Recommended Image Size (in px)

  • Digital Download Pro banner: 1920 X 612
  • Digital Download Pro full width: 1170 X 658
  • Digital Download Pro related: 370 X 280
  • Digital Download Pro featured product: 670 X 475

Demo Import (Instantly Make Website Like Demo)

You can easily make your website exactly like the live preview (demo) of Digital Download Pro theme by importing the demo content. Importing demo content is a great way of getting started with your website. You can get a guideline on how to set up this theme if you import the demo content.

To import the demo with a click, you need to install Rara One Click Demo Import plugin and follow this step by step guide.

How to Check and Update WordPress Version

  • Log in to the WordPress admin panel
  • Go to Dashboard >Updates

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Update the WordPress core if there is an update available.

Theme Installation & Activation

After you have the latest version of WordPress, save the downloaded Digital Download Pro theme somewhere handy on your computer, as you will be using the included files for the rest of the installation process.

Digital Download Pro theme file includes:

A WordPress Theme Files (in .zip format)— This (digital-download-pro.zip) is a compressed WordPress theme file containing all of the required templates, images, and icons required for the theme to function properly.

Note for Safari users (macOS): If you are using Safari to download the theme file, the file may unzip automatically. So, make sure your theme file is in .zip format. Here’s how to stop Safari from automatically unzipping your .zip file.

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To install and activate the theme follow these steps or the above gif:

  • Log in to WordPress Dashboard.
  • Go to Appearance > Themes

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  • Click on Add New button

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  • Click on Upload Theme

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  • Click on “Choose File…”, select the “digital-download-pro.zip” file from your computer and click Open.

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  • Click on Install Now

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  • After the theme is installed, click on “Activate

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Installing Recommended Plugins

You must install and activate the following plugins to get the best out of the Digital Download Pro theme.

RaraTheme Companion by Rara Theme:

RaraTheme Companion is truly a must-have companion for your website. It provides 15+ useful and frequently used widgets that you can add to the sidebars to create an engaging website. This plugin is necessary for adding home page sections on this theme.

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Download is a free plugin to help you sell digital products using WordPress.

Subtitles

Subtitles is a free plugin to allow you add subtitles into your posts and pages.

BlossomThemes Email Newsletter by Blossom Themes:

This plugin is needed to add newsletter subscription form on the newsletter section. The plugin also creates a newsletter widget that can be used in the sidebars.

Contact Form 7 by Takayuki Miyoshi:

Contact Form 7 helps you add and manage multiple contact forms.

Regenerate Thumbnails by Alex Mills (Viper007Bond):

If you have existing content, this will help you update your images thumbnail sizes. To update the thumbnails, you must run this plugin.

How to Install Recommended Plugin:

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Install Plugins.

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  • Click “Install” to install the plugins

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  • Click “Activate” to activate the plugins

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Setting up the Front/Landing/Home Page and Blog Page

To get started with customizing the theme, you first need to set up a front page. If you want to make your website look like the demo, you should select the Front page as Static Page. With Digital Download Pro, we have two options for the homepage. We can keep custom homepage as the front page and even the portfolio page as the front page of your website.

So, first, we will create a homepage and blog page and then configure them.

Creating Home Page

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Pages > Add New

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  • Enter the Page Title for the Page. You do not need to enter anything in the content section for creating a home page
  • Let the Page Attributes section be Default Template
  • Click on Publish

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Creating Blog Page

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Pages > Add New

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  • Enter the Page Title for the Page. Give the name as Blog as you are creating a blog page
  • Let the Page Attributes section be Default Template
  • Click on Publish

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Configuring Home Page and Blog Page

  • Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance>Customize > Homepage Settings> Static Front Page
  • Select A static page under Your homepage displays
  • Select the page “Home” from drop-down as homepage
  • Select Blog page from the drop down to set the Posts page
  • Click Publish

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Setting Portfolio Page as Homepage

  • Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance>Customize > Homepage Settings> Static Front Page
  • Select A static page under Your homepage displays
  • Select the page “Portfolio” from drop-down as homepage
  • Select Blog page from the drop down to set the Posts page
  • Click Publish

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Site Identity (Add Logo/Name and Tagline on your website)

You can change the name and logo of your website here.

  • Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Identity
  • Click Select Logo and upload your logo.
  • Enter Site Title and Tagline.
  • Checkbox Display Site Title and Tagline
  • Click Select Image and upload Image for Site Icon (favicon)
  • Select Site Title Font and Style
  • Select the Site Title Font Size
  • Click on Publish

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Appearance Settings

You can change the appearance of your website using this settings panel.

Colors

You can change the background color of your website using this settings panel.

Please follow the below steps to change the background color of the website.

  • Login to your WordPress admin panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Appearance Settings> Colors
  • Select the Primary Color & Background Color.
  • Click on Publish

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Background

You can set up the background image of your website using this settings panel.

Please follow the below steps to set the background image.

  • Login to your WordPress admin panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Appearance Settings> Background
  • Select the preset, reposition the image if you want and select the image size you want to display
  • Click on Publish when you are done

Note: You can also select from the predefined patterns for the website background.

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Layout Settings

Header Layout

You can change the Header Layouts from this settings panel.

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Please follow the below steps to change the header layout.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Layout Settings> Header Layout
  • Select the header layout of your choice
  • Click on Publish

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General Sidebar Layout

You can select sidebar for posts/pages using this settings panel.

Please follow the below steps to configure the sidebar for your website pages.

  • Login to your WordPress panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Layout Settings> General Sidebar Layout
  • Select the Page Sidebar Layout, Post Sidebar Layout, and Default sidebar layout
  • Click on Publish

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Pagination

Please follow the below steps to select pagination type on your website.

  • Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Layout Settings> Pagination Settings
  • Select the Pagination Type
  • Click on Publish

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Typography (Change Fonts)

You can change the Primary Font and Font size of your website using this settings panel.

Please follow the below method to change the typography of your website:

  • Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Typography
  • Select the content type to change its typography
  • Configure Font family, Font Style and Font Size.
  • Click on Publish

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Front Page Settings

You can set up an attractive banner on the top of your website below the header using this settings panel. The banner section also allows you to keep two Call to Action button to keep your visitors engaged on your site.

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To set up your banner:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings > Banner Section
  • Select Static CTA Banner or Disable Banner (if you do not want to display the banner at all)
  • Click on Add New Image and upload the header image
  • Click on Randomize suggested headers if you have uploaded multiple
  • Enter the Title & Subtitle for the banner section
  • Enter the Banner Label & Banner Link
  • Enter the Second Label & Second Link
  • Enable the Search Bar to show the search bar in the banner section.
  • Click on Publish

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Featured Download Settings

You can display a featured product in this section of your website.

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To set up Featured Download Settings:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings > Featured Download Settings
  • Select the Featured Download product
  • Enter the Featured Label & View Detail Label
  • Click on Select Image and upload the background image.
  • Click on Publish

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Download Settings

You can configure the download section of your homepage using this settings panel.

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Please follow the below steps to configure the download settings of your website.

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings > Download Settings
  • Enter the Section Title & Subtitle
  • Select the number of Featured Download you want to display on the homepage
  • Enter the Button Label
  • Click on Publish

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Features Section

You can list out the features of your products in this section of your website.

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Please follow the below steps to configure the featured section:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings > Featured Section
  • Click on Add a Widget and Select Text Widget

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  • Enter the Section Title & Description
  • Again, click on Add a Widget & select Rara: Icon Text

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  • Enter the Section Title, Description & Icon for the feature
  • Enter the Read More Label & Read More Link
  • Click on Done
  • Add more features in a similar way
  • Click on Publish

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Pricing Section

You can display the pricing of your products in this section of your website.

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You can display the pricing section using Rara: Standard Pricing Table or Rara: Variable Pricing Table widgets.

Rara: Standard Pricing Table: This widget is used to display the price of products with single pricing.

Rara Variable Pricing Table: This widget is used to display the products with variable pricing.

Using Standard Pricing Widget:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings > Pricing Section
  • Click on Add a Widget & select Rara: Standard Pricing Widget

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  • Select the Download whose Price you want to Display
  • Checkbox the Feature option if you want to Feature the product & enter the Featured Label
  • Add another pricing table if you want to display other product
  • Click on Publish

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Using Variable Pricing Widget:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings > Pricing Section
  • Click on Add a Widget & select Rara: Variable Pricing Widget

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  • Select the Download whose price you want to display
  • Select the price option you want to feature
  • Enter the Feature Label & Footnotes.
  • Click on Apply
  • Click on Publish

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Newsletter Section

You can display a newsletter on the front page of your website using this settings panel.

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You need to have BlossomThemes Email Newsletter plugin installed before configuring this section.

How to Setup Newsletter

You can set up the Newsletter subscription form on the front page to help your visitors easily subscribe to your blog. To set up the Newsletter section on front page, follow the given steps. Make sure you have installed BlossomThemes Email Newsletter by Blossom Themes.

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Go to BlossomThemes Email Newsletter > Add New

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  • Enter the title of the newsletter.
  • Select the options in the Field Settings. Select “Name and Email” if you want users to enter their Name and Email to subscribe to your newsletters, otherwise select “Email”.
  • Enter Name and Email placeholder.
  • Enter the label for the Submit button.

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Configure the Newsletter Section

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings> Newsletter Section
  • Enter the Newsletter Shortcode & Footnote
  • Click on Publish

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Testimonial Section

You can add your client’s testimonial in this section of the homepage.

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Please follow the below steps to add and configure testimonial section on the homepage of your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Front Page Settings> Testimonial Section
  • Click on Add a Widget
  • Select Text Widget to enter Title and Description
  • Enter the title and description for the section
  • Click on Add a Widget
  • Select Rara: Testimonial Widget

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  • Enter the Name, Designation, and Testimonial
  • Upload Image of the client
  • Click on Done
  • Add more testimonial in the same way
  • Enter the View All Label
  • Click on Publish

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Call To Action Section

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Please follow the below steps to configure Call to Action Section on the front page of your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Front Page Settings> Call To Action Section
  • Click on Add a Widget
  • Select Rara: Call To Action

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  • Enter the Title and Description of the section
  • Select the Number of Call-to-Action Buttons you want to display
  • Enter the Button Label and Button Link
  • Select the Button Alignment
  • Select the Background Color or Upload Image for the section
  • Click on Done
  • Click on Publish

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Sort Front Page Section

You can sort different section of the homepage as per your desire using this settings panel.

Please follow the below steps to sort the homepage sections of your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Front Page Settings> Sort Front Page Section
  • Hold the section you want to sort with a mouse click and drag and drop up or down as per your wish. Place the section and release the mouse click
  • Click on Publish

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Portfolio Page Settings

You need to create a Portfolio Page before performing its customization.

Please follow the below steps to create Portfolio Page:

  • Login to your WordPress Admin panel
  • Go to Pages> Add New
  • Enter the Page Title
  • Select the Template as Portfolio Page
  • Click on Publish

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Please follow the below steps to perform portfolio settings:

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Portfolio Page Settings
  • Enter the First Label & First Link
  • Enter the Second Label & Second Link
  • Enter the Portfolio Category Label
  • Click on Publish

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Download Page Settings

You need to create a Download Page before performing its customization.

Please follow the below steps to create Download Page:

  • Login to your WordPress Admin panel
  • Go to Pages> Add New
  • Enter the Page Title
  • Select the Template as Download Page
  • Click on Publish

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Please follow the below steps to perform Download Page settings:

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Download Page settings
  • Enable Search Bar to display the Search Bar
  • Select the number of Downloads per page to be displayed
  • Click on Publish

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General Settings

Header Settings

You can configure the header section of your website using this settings panel.

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Please follow the below steps to configure the header section of your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> General Settings> Header Settings
  • Enable Sticky Header to stick header at the top
  • Enable Header Search to show search bar in the header
  • Enable Shopping cart to show the shopping cart symbol in the header
  • Enter the Login Label & Select the Login Page
  • Enter the Logout Label & Dashboard Label
  • Select the Dashboard Page
  • Click on Publish

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Social Media Settings

You can add social media icons from this setting. The theme supports more than 15 social media icons.

To set up Social Media Settings:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings > Social Media Settings
  • Enable/Disable Social Links on Footer. Blue is enabled.
  • Click on “Add new Links” to add a new social media icon. Select the link and click on “Remove” to remove an icon.
  • Search the icon and enter the link for the icon.
  • Click Publish

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Social Sharing

You can add social sharing icons on your single posts using this settings panel to allow your visitors to share your article on different social media.

Please follow the below steps to add social sharing icons on the single posts page.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> General Settings> Social Sharing
  • Enable Social Sharing Buttons to display the social sharing buttons on single posts. Blue is Enabled.
  • Enable Open Graph Meta Tags if you are not using any SEO Plugins. Blue is Enabled.
  • Click on the eye to activate the Social Sharing Buttons
  • Click on Publish

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SEO Settings

You can enable or disable Last Post Update date in the theme here.

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> General Settings> SEO Settings
  • Enable Last Post Update Date
  • Click Save & Publish

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Posts(Blog) & Pages Setting

Please follow the below steps to configure the Posts/Blog and Page settings of your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings > Posts (Blog) & Pages Settings
  • Enable/Disable the Hide Prefix on Archive Pages
  • Enable Blog Excerpt if you want to show the summary of the posts. If enabled, select the number of words for the blog excerpt.
  • Enter the Read More Text
  • Enable Hide Author Section to hide author section. Blue is Enabled.
  • Enable Show Newsletter section to show newsletter below a blog post.
  • Enable Show Related Posts to show related posts below a blog post. Enter the title for Related posts section and select the Related Post Taxonomy
  • Enable Show Comments to show comments in Single Post/Page.
  • Enable Hide Category if you don’t want to show the category name on the blog posts.
  • Enable Hide Posted Date if you don’t want to show the posted date on blog posts.
  • Enable to show Featured Image in the single post page.
  • Click Publish

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Sidebar Settings

You can configure Blog page, Single Page, Archive Page and Default Sidebar using this settings panel.

You need to create custom sidebars for different pages going to Dashboard> Appearance> Widgets

Please follow the below steps to configure the sidebar on your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Panel
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings> Sidebar Settings
  • Select the sidebar for Blog Page, Single Page, Single Post, Archive page and Default Sidebar
  • Click on Publish

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Performance Settings

You can Enable performance settings to make your website load fast. You have options to enable/disable following performance metrics.

  • Lazy Load
  • Lazy Load Content Images
  • Defer JavaScript
  • Remove ver parameters

To change the Performance Settings:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings> Performance Settings
  • Enable Lazy Load to enables lazy loading of featured images.
  • Enable Lazy Load Content Images to enables lazy loading of images inside page/post content.
  • Enable/Disable Defer JavaScript
  • Enable/Disable Remove ver parameters to remove “ver” parameter from CSS and JS file calls
  • Click Publish

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Download Settings

You can perform the Single Download page settings from this settings panel.

Please follow the below steps to perform the single download page settings:

  • Log in to WordPress Admin Panel.
  • Go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings> Download Settings
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  • able the Newsletter Section to show Newsletter form
  • Enable Show Related Downloads to show related downloads in a single page
  • Enter the Related Downloads Section Title
  • Select the Related Download Taxonomy
  • Click on Publish

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Misc Settings

You can change various settings from this menu.

To change the Misc Settings, please follow the given steps:

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> General Settings > Misc Settings
  • Enable/Disable Admin Bar (Blue is Enabled). Disabling the Admin Bar will hide the Admin panel when you view your own website
  • Enable Lightbox to show a stylized pop-up that allows your visitors to view larger versions of images without leaving the current page.
  • Enable/Disable the last sticky Widget in the sidebar (Blue is Enabled). Enabling the sticky sidebar widget will show the last widget while you scroll.
  • Enable/Disable the first letter in the post/page in a Drop cap (Blue is Enabled). Disabling the drop cap will make the first letter of post/page small in size.
  • Click Publish

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Creating Homepage with Digital Download Pro

Digital Download Pro comes with two homepage templates, i.e., Homepage EDD Shop and Homepage Portfolio.

Homepage EDD Shop

With this homepage, you can display your page into a grid of products which are created with Easy Digital Downloads. You need to install and activate the Easy Digital Downloads plugin to display the products on the homepage. This template includes an attractive banner section with a call to action, a search banner on the banner section, featured product section, recent products section, features section, pricing section, Newsletter section, testimonial section, and a Call to Action section.

To understand where each section of the homepage are placed, preview the homepage template.

How to use this homepage template as homepage of your website?

Create a page with Page attribute with Default Template and follow the below steps:

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Homepage Settings
  • Select A Static page
  • Select the page you created as homepage from the drop-down
  • Click on Publish

Homepage Portfolio

The Portfolio homepage template will turn your homepage into a grid of portfolio items. The portfolio homepage template includes a banner section with a call to action buttons, grid list of products, and call to action section.  

To understand better about this template, preview the homepage portfolio template.

How to use this Homepage Portfolio template as a homepage of your website?

Create a page with Page attribute with Portfolio Template and follow the below steps:

  • Go to Appearance > Customize > Homepage Settings
  • Select A Static page
  • Select the page you created as a portfolio from the drop-down
  • Click on Publish

Create a Carousel Gallery

You can showcase multiple images of a product as a slider using the Carousel gallery. Carouser gallery is available on all download and portfolio items.

You can easily create the carousel gallery. Follow the below steps to create a carousel gallery and showcase multiple images of a product in a slider manner.

  • Go to Downloads > All Downloads
  • Open the product in which you want to display gallery images
  • Scroll down to Download Gallery
  • Click on Add images
  • Select/Upload all the images you want to display
  • Click on Publish

The images you published will now be displayed as a carousel on the single product page.

Add Page Subtitles

Digital Download Pro uses Subtitles plugin to add subtitles to pages and posts. Subtitles add a great introduction to the page/post with a little text.

You need to install Subtitles plugin to add subtitles in the page/post. You will notice a Subtitle field below the Page/Post titles. Whenever you add a subtitle to a page/post, you will see it is displayed into the header of your post/page.

Easy Digital Downloads

Easy Digital Download is a free WordPress plugin which enables you to sell digital products via your website. Digital Download Pro theme is powered by this plugin to create an e-commerce store. You will need to install the Easy Digital Downloads plugin if you want to sell digital products via your website.

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You can visit the Easy Digital Downloads Docs page if you have any general questions related to Easy Digital Downloads plugin. You can learn to use EDD properly, learn about frequently asked questions, and post your queries in their support forum.

Gettings Started with EDD

Easy Digital Downloads will create few important pages such as Checkout, Purchase History, Purchase Confirmation, and Transaction Failed. These are the key pages which will make sure that check out process goes smoothly on your website.

Easy Digital Downloads Quick Links

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Started With Front End Submission

Front End Submissions is a plugin which allows users to register and sell their product on your website.

Multi-Author Marketplace

Digital Download Pro lets you create a multi-author marketplace that allows users to submit their products for sale. This is made possible with Easy Digital Downloads Marketplace bundle.

The Marketplace bundle is a collection of addons which are specifically selected for the people who wants to set up a marketplace with EDD. These addons add features like Frontend User Submissions, Recommended Products, Users commission, Wish Lists, and reviews along with allowing you to create multi-user marketplace.

Front End Submissions Page

When you install and activate Front End Submissions plugin, it will create two new pages: Vendor and Vendor Dashboard. The Vendor page displays a grid of each user products and the Vendor Dashboard allows vendors to manage their products, add new products, view earnings and more.

Learn more about Front End Submission basic setup and configuration below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vendor Submission Fields

The vendors can add their products on the website using the FES submission form.

Vendor Product Subtitle

You can also enable the Subtitle option for your vendors if you are using Subtitles plugin to add subtitles to your posts/pages. To allow vendors to submit page subtitles, you need to add a Text field to your submission form and give it a meta key of _subtitle as seen in the screenshot below.

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Vendor Download Details

The vendor can add the details of their product in the bullet points using section. The download details will be displayed in the sidebar of the product page and in the pricing table widget.  The metakey for the Download Details section is _ddp_download_details which you need to enter to allow the vendors to add details of their products.

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Vendor Additional Download Details

You can also allow the vendors to add additional details of their products. The additional details of the products will be displayed in the sidebar of the single product page below the download details widget. The additional downloads section is assigned with the metakey _ddp_additional_download_details.

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Vendor Galleries

Digital Download Pro theme comes with a built-in gallery for vendor products. The Vendor gallery feature allow the vendors to add multiple pictures of their products to be displayed in the carousel gallery manner. The meta key assigned for the vendor gallery in FES is _ddp_gallery.

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Navigation Menus (Create and Edit Menu)

By default, all your primary pages will be displayed in the menu. If you want to create a Custom Menu, you can do it from Customizer or from Dashboard. This theme has one menu which displays in the header section. If you need more than one menu, you can add them in the sidebar using “Custom Menu” widget.

Create a New Menu from Customizer

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
  • Go to Appearance > Customize> Menus in the WordPress Dashboard.
  • Click on Create New menu button.

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  • Give a name to your menu and select whether you want to display the menu on Primary location.
  • Click Next.

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  • Click “Add Items” to add items (pages, posts, categories, custom links…) to the Menu
  • Click “+” icon on the items list to add the item to the menu.
  • Drag and Drop the added items to rearrange them.
  • Click Publish.

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Create Menu from Dashboard

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
  • Go to Appearance > Menus in the WordPress Dashboard.

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  • Click on create a new menu.

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  • Give a name to your menu in Menu Name and click Create Menu button.

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  • Select the items from Pages, Posts, Custom Links, or Categories and click “Add to Menu”.

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  • Drag and Drop the added items to rearrange them.
  • Check the Menu location to Primary.
  • Click Save Menu.

Widgets

You can add the widgets to the sidebar in two ways, either via Dashboard or Customizer.

Adding Widgets via Customizer

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Widgets
  • Click on Add a Widget to add widgets
  • Select desired footer where you want to add a widget
  • Drag and reorder the widget as desired
  • Click Publish

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Adding Widgets via Dashboard

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Go to Appearance> Widgets
  • Available widgets are listed on the left-hand side while Footers are listed on the right side
  • Drag and drop the widgets to the desired sidebars.

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Footer Credit Settings

You can enter the copyright information of your website in the footer area using this settings panel.

Please follow the below steps to add your custom copyright information in the footer of your website.

  • Login to your WordPress Admin panel
  • Go to Appearance> Customize> Footer Settings
  • Enter the copyright information as per your desire
  • Click on Publish

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Footer Section

The theme has 4 widgets area in the footer. You can add various widgets to the area. To add widgets in the footer, go to Appearance> Customize>Widgets and select the Footer Location (footer one, two, three, four) and add the widgets.

Additional CSS

You can add extra CSS codes here. If you want to modify the color, fonts, or any other CSS effects, you can enter the code here.

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Go to Appearance> Additional CSS
  • Enter your code
  • Click on Publish

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Helpful Tips

  • We highly recommend using Child Theme if you need to change the code of the theme. Do not change the codes in the files of the parent theme as all such changes will be lost when the theme is updated. Here’s an easy to follow gthe uide if you don’t know how to create a child theme.
  • Always keep a BackUp of your theme before making any changes to the theme.
  • If you get any problem in using the theme, you can do the following things:
  • Deactivate the plugins, sometimes plugin conflict may cause issues with the theme. Please deactivate the unused plugins.
  • Replace the latest modified code with the original code.
  • If the issue pertains, feel free to contact us using our Support Ticket
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