TC Sauna WordPress Theme Documentation

Introduction

Thank you for buying our WordPress Theme. The complete procedure to configure and manage a WordPress Website from the beginning is shown in this documentation in different portions.

What is WordPress CMS?

WordPress is an open source tool which is based on PHP and MySQL to create websites. It is a completely free content management system(CMS) and a strong blogging platform. With this CMS, you can develop websites and solid online apps. You hardly require any knowledge or technical capability to manage it. WordPress has become the most accepted website development software available because of it’s varied aspects like it’s easy usage and flexibility. Learn More

What is a WordPress template

A WordPress template acts as a skin for the websites which are created on WordPress CMS. The installation of a WordPress Template is very easy. With the help of an installed new template, you can change the look of your WordPress website very easily. All the requisite source files are provided with a WordPress template and you can freely go for editing and increasing it the way you want.

Help and Support

Files structure

The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:

  • screenshots - contains template screenshots. Not for production.
  • theme - contains WordPress theme files.
    • tc-sauna_1.0.zip and tc-sauna-child_1.0.zip - this folder content all the necessary files for the theme.
  • license.txt - contains license details.
  • readme.txt - contain information about theme images path and font use and usage scritps.

Template installation

Template installation is very easy process. The installation process includes only two simple steps: theme installation and sample data installation.

All installation steps can be done within WordPress interface. It makes process comfortable and fast.

Step 1. Theme installation

  1. Go to the menu Appearance > Themes and click the Add New Theme button.
  2. Click the Upload link.
  3. Click the Browse button and navigate to the unzipped template package on your computer.
  4. Look for a file called tc-sauna_1.0.zip Click on it to select, then click OK.
  5. Click the Install Now button and wait until the installation is complete.
  6. Click the Activate link to change the current layout of the site to the theme your purchased.
  7. Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC settings.

Congratulations, your theme have been successfully installed!

Section Color/Font Pallete

Color/Font is very easy process.At a single glance of click you can set the color and fonts of the Headings,Paragrapgh and Buttons

Every individual section have an option to set the color pallete for Headings,Title/Text,Paragraph,Button Text and Button Background depending upon the number of option that are available in that respective section

Section Color/Font settings

How to set up homepage

Setup Header

Follow these instructions to setup header.

  • For header: Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings >> Top Header >>
  • Header Background Color : Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Menus Color Contains color option for menu items.
  • Menus Fonts: Contains option for selecting font family for menu items.

Setup Slider

Follow these instructions to setup slider.

  • For Slider: Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings >> Slider Settings

Setup Our Service Section

In order to proceed with Our Services Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Our Service.

In this section you can set the Image,Title & Content of Services offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Service Heading Color:Contains color options for service heading
  • Service Heading Fonts: Contains font family options for service heading.
  • Service Text Color: Contains color options for service text.
  • Service Text Fonts: Contains font family options for service text.
  • Service Para Color: Contains color options for services para.
  • Service Para Fonts: Contains font family options for service para.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.

Setup About Us Section

In order to proceed with About Us Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> About Us.

In this section you can set the Image,Title & Content of Services offered according to your site. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About display enable / disable option.
  • About Heading Color:Contains color options for About heading
  • About Heading Fonts: Contains font family options for About heading.
  • About Text Color: Contains color options for About text.
  • About Text Fonts: Contains font family options for About text.
  • About Para Color: Contains color options for About para.
  • About Para Fonts: Contains font family options for About para.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.

Setup Packages Section

In order to proceed with Packages Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Packages Offered.

In this section you can set the Title & Content of Packages Section. You can also set Number of Packages you would like to display and add a link to each Buy Now button. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About display enable / disable option.
  • Packages Heading Color:Contains color options for Packages heading
  • Packages Heading Fonts: Contains font family options for Packages heading.
  • Packages Text Color: Contains color options for Packages text.
  • Packages Text Fonts: Contains font family options for Packages text.
  • Packages Para Color: Contains color options for Packages para.
  • Packages Para Fonts: Contains font family options for Packages para.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.


Setup Therapist Section

In order to proceed with Therapist Section, First you will need to add and activate TC Sauna Posttype plugin for Therapist and it's description.Click here to configure this plugin.

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Therapist.

In this section you can set the Background Image, Title of Therapist Section. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About display enable / disable option.
  • Therapist Heading Color:Contains color options for Therapist heading
  • Therapist Heading Fonts: Contains font family options for Therapist heading.
  • Therapist Text Color: Contains color options for Therapist text.
  • Therapist Text Fonts: Contains font family options for Therapist text.
  • Therapist Para Color: Contains color options for Therapist para.
  • Therapist Para Fonts: Contains font family options for Therapist para.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.

Setup Blog Section

In order to proceed with Blog Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Blog.

For setting up Blog section first of all you need to add images by using Blog Post. Follow below instruction to add posts.

Go to Dashboard >> Post >> Add New.

Once you added posts in the blog, you can add more post as many you want, and you'r done.

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About display enable / disable option.
  • Blog Heading Color:Contains color options for Blog heading
  • Blog Heading Fonts: Contains font family options for Blog heading.
  • Blog Text Color: Contains color options for Blog text.
  • Blog Text Fonts: Contains font family options for Blog text.
  • Blog Para Color: Contains color options for Blog para.
  • Blog Para Fonts: Contains font family options for Blog para.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.

Setup Counter Section

In order to proceed with Counter Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Counter Section.

In this section you can set the Number Of Content that you would like to display and Title. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About display enable / disable option.
  • Counter Number Color:Contains color options for Counter Number
  • Counter Number Fonts: Contains font family options for Counter Number.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.

Setup Testimonial

In order to proceed with Testimonial Section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Testimonial.

You can set the Title & it's content. You can also set Number of clients that you would like to display.

Testimonial section Shortcode:

The Shortcode present in the Testimonial allows you to call your Testimonial section anywhere on the pages,just by placing the shortcode in the page.

see the screenshot.

[tc-testimonials]

For setting up Testimonial section first of all you need to add post by using Testimonial Post. Follow below instruction to add posts.

Go to Dashboard >> Testimonial >> Add New.

Once you added posts in the Testimonial, you can add more post as many you want, and you'r done.

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for About display enable / disable option.
  • Testimonial Heading Color:Contains color options for Testimonial heading.
  • Testimonial Heading Fonts: Contains font family options for Testimonial heading.
  • Testimonial Para Color: Contains color options for Testimonial para.
  • Testimonial Para Fonts: Contains font family options for Testimonial para.
  • Testimonial Name Color: Contains color options for Testimonial text.
  • Testimonial Name Fonts: Contains font family options for Testimonial text.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specific section layout.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specific section layout.


Setup Footer Text

In order to proceed with this section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Footer Text.

In this section you add all the Title & url. Options here are further described according to the sections they belong to :

  • Text: Allow you to set the title which to display.


 How to Setup TC Sauna Post Type

Posttype Configuration

There are three register posttype namely: Therapist, Services and Testimonials on the Dashboard. This will help you to setup team and testimonail Sections.

1.Therapist

In order to showcase your "Therapist" section on your home page

Go to Dashboard:-> Therapist >> Add New

Fill the details event name,description, and it's featured images.

Go to Appearance-> Customize ->-> TC Settings >> Therapist

it will appear like this on your front page.

2.Services

In order to showcase your "Services" section on your About Us page

Go to Dashboard:-> Services >> Add New

Fill the details event name, description, and it's featured images.

it will appear like this on your front page.

3.Testimonial

Similarly In order to show your Testimonial, follow the below steps.

Go to Service >> Add New Post

Fill the details event name, description, and it's featured images.

Go to Appearance-> Customize ->-> TC Settings >> Testimonials

it will appear like this on your front page.


Child Theme & Hooks

Custom theme editor is the easy process for editing the site, if you have to add section in the site, you can easily edit in child theme it can be change in parent theme.

Hook Code Below Slider


Hook Code Below Our Services


Hook Code Below About us


Hook Code Below Package offer


Hook Code Below Gallery


Hook Code Below Therapist


Hook Code Below Blog


Hook Code Below Counter


Hook Code Below Testimonial


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Header


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Footer


Hook Code Below Social Icon


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Page Header


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Page Footer



Page Templates and Sidebars


Page Templates

  • Default Template (the default page template with a right sidebar position)
  • About Template (the default About template with no sidebar position)
  • Page (Left Sidebar) (a page templates with left sidebar position)
  • Page (Right Sidebar) (a page template with right sidebar position)
  • Blog (Full Width) (a blog templates with one column without sidebar)
  • Blog (Left Sidebar) (a blog templates with left sidebar position)
  • Blog (Right Sidebar) (a blog template with right sidebar position)
  • Contact Template (the default Contact template with no sidebar position)

Posts, Categories and Post Formats

Adding category

Review the following article for more information on adding categories: http://codex.wordpress.org/Manage_Categories_SubPanel

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. With that done, click Categories for blog posts.
  4. Type in the name of your new category.
  5. After that, click the Add New Category button.
Click the Publish button.

Creating a Blog post

  1. Log into your WordPress Administration Panel (Dashboard).
  2. Click the Posts tab.
  3. Click the Add New tab.
  4. Type in your post content. For more information on adding posts, please check the following link http://codex.wordpress.org/Posts_Add_New_SubPanel.

Shortcodes

A shortcode is a powerful content building tool http://codex.wordpress.org/Shortcode. Shortcodes are easy to use. First of all, make sure that the editing mode is set to Visual.

All available shortcodes are conditionally divided into these groups:

  • Testimonials[tc-testimonials] - used for testimonials output.
  • Services[tc-service] - used for Services output.
  • Gallery[tc-galleryshow tc_gallery=1893 numberofitem=8] - used for Gallery images output.
  • Therapist[tc-team] - used to display Therapist.

Custom Widgets