Getting started

General Information About Corporate Hub

Thank you for choosing/purchasing our theme. We are happy that you are one of our customers and we assure you won’t be disappointed as well. We do our best to produce top notch themes with great functionality, premium designs and human readable code. Before you get started we highly encourage you to get familiar with this documentation file. Spending half an hour reading the manual may save lot’s of your time and avoid questions with obvious answers.

We also recommend to check our Knowledgebase and FAQ pages

If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to post your questions on our support forum.

PLEASE NOTICE! Our support covers getting setup, trouble using any features, and any bug fixes that may arise. Unfortunately we cannot provide support for customizations or 3rd party plugins for free. If you need help with customizations of your theme then you should enlist the help of our professional team.

Wordpress Information

To use this theme you must have WordPress installed. We assume you have a working version of WordPress already up and running.

How to install WordPress – A tutorial on how to install WordPress on your hosted domain.

We also encourage you to actively use the links below. These useful resources cover most of general WordPress questions you may have:

  • WordPress FAQ – Information and resources about WordPress including history, features, semantics, glossary, and information to help you determine whether or not WordPress is the blogging tool for you.
  • WordPress Lessons – Great source of knowledge for WordPress beginners
  • PHP Function References – Detailed information on WordPress PHP functions and usage examples

Theme Requirements

To use this theme you must be running WordPress 4.0+ or higher, PHP5 or higher, and mysql 5 or higher. Please contact your web hosting service provider to be sure your server complies with the requirements above. To safeguard your website always use secure passwords and the latest version of WordPress and plugins.

Be sure to check php upload_max_filesize and post_max_size is 32M or higher. If you are running shared web hosting you should contact your web hosting service provider to find more information about that. If you are running unmanaged dedicated server or VPS you should check your php.ini file. Alternatively you can edit .htaccess file in the root of your website and add the following values:

php_value post_max_size 32M
php_value upload_max_filesize 32M

Setting these values will ensure you wont get an error reporting that your upload and post memmory limit is too low.

Installation

You can install the theme in two ways: via FTP:

  • Log into your web server with FTP client software
  • Unzip the corporate-hub.X.X.X.zip(X denotes version no) file
  • Upload the extracted theme folder into /wp-content/themes folder
  • Activate the newly installed theme. Go to Appearance > Themes and activate it.

via WordPress:

  • Login to admin panel.
  • Go to Appearance – Themes and click on the Add New button.
  • Choose Upload theme option. Click on Browse…(Choose file in Safari/Chrome), select the “corporate-hub.X.X.X.zip” (X denotes version no) and click in Install Now button.
  • After successfull installation click on Activate or go to Appearance – Themes and click on Activate to activate the newly installed theme.

Theme Update

IMPORTANT: Before you go ahead with the update please check theme changelog and make sure you backup your old theme folder. Download it to your computer locally.

It is the best practice to backup both your files and database regulary and especially before making some serious updates. We recommend using free backup plugins for WordPress like WPOnlineBackup

Customize the Appearance

To change the appearance of the Our Theme Go to the Appearance »  Customize:

Various options available in Customize sections are:

Header

Site Identity

You can change Site Title and Tagline, Logo Image and favicon from Appearance » Customize » Site Identity

Header Image

You can change common header image for you websites’s inner pages header image from Appearance » Customize » Header image. Note: We’ve also included invidual inner header image options. See screenshot below:
screenshot-singlepage-post-settings

Adding Social Icons

We’ve used WordPress Default menu options to add Social icons. If you’re familiar with “WORDPRESS” menu options then its relatively easy task for you.

To create a custom menu is actually really simple.
menu-screenshot

1. Login to the WordPress Dashboard.
2. From the ‘Appearance’ menu on the left-hand side of the Dashboard, select the ‘Menus’ option to bring up the Menu Editor.
3. Select Create a new menu at the top of the page
4. Enter a name for your new menu in the Menu Name box
5. Click the Create Menu button.

After the menu has been created You’ve to add social site URL and Link Text from Custom Links sections and click OK:

social-icons-screen-shot-details

Note: Step no.3,4,5,6 is important. Also as on point no.5, you’ve to select Social Menu before you click save changes.

Important: [Point no.3] Please add full URL (e.g http://www.facebook.com/username) for site URL on Custom Links sections.

Sources and Credits

This section discloses the sources of various files used within the theme and describes their function. Use this section to gain an understanding on how the theme functions behind the scenes if considering any type of modification.

Fonts:
Roboto (non standard)

All images are copyrighted to their respective owners and not available for download with this theme.

Thanks

Once again, thank you so much for choosing/purchasing our theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email via our user page contact form