TC Township 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-township_1.0.1.zip and tc-township-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.

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-township.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 Home Page Template

Follow these instructions to setup Home page.

  • 1. Create Page to set template: Go to Dashboard >> Pages >> Add New Page.

    Label it "home" or anything as you wish. Then select template "home-page" from template dropdown.

  • 2. Set the front page: Go to Setting -> Reading --> Set the front page display static page to home page
  • Once you have done with this you can see all the demo content on front page.

Setup Header

Follow these instructions to setup header.

  • For Slider: Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings >>Slider Settings >> Upload image,Add Title, Description & Link to Learn More.
  • For Navigation: See the Setup Navigation tab of this documentation.

Setup Our Services section

In order to proceed with Our Sevices,

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

In this section you can set the Background Image, Section 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.
  • Block Heading Color & Font family Option: Contains heading color and it's font family options for specifix block section.
  • Block Text Color & Font family Option: Contains text color and it's font family options.
  • Block Paragraph Font family Option: Contains paragraph font family options for specifix block section.
  • Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.

Setup Our Amenities section

Follow the below steps to customize this section

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

In this section you can set the Title,Sub-Title & Content of Our Amenities according to your site. It also have options to cutomize following things :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Section Heading Color & Font family Option: Contains heading color and it's font family options for specifix section.
  • Heading Background Image Option: Contains heading background image options for specifix heading section layout.
  • Title Color & Font family Option: Contains title color and it's font family options.
  • Number of Amenities to show: Allow you to select no. of amenities you would like to display.

Setup Club Section

In order to proceed with Club,

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

In this section you can set the Image,Section-Title & Section Description of Club Section according to your site. In this section you can set the following points; :

  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Block Text Color & Font family Option: Contains text color and it's font family options.
  • Block Paragraph Color & Font family Option: Contains paragraph color and it's font family options.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Image Block Option: Contains image options for specifix block section.


Setup Get In Touch Now Section

In order to proceed with Get In Touch Now section,

Go to Appearance >> Customize >> TC Settings>> Get In Touch Now Section.

You can set the Background Image,Title, description & Contact Us Button in Get In Touch Now section 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.
  • Section Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Section Background Image Option: Contains background image options for specifix section layout.
  • Button Text Allow you to write text on button.

Setup Footer Section

You have three columns in the footer. Each column have different element to show. Lets see each column on by one.

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

  • First columm : These sections will be setup from the admin pannel widget section. Add Text widget in Footer 1.
  • Second columm : These sections will be setup from the admin pannel widget section. Add Text widget in Footer 2.
  • Third columm : These sections will be setup from the admin pannel widget section. Add Video widget in Footer 3.
  • Setting Options : Includes settings for Service display enable / disable option.
  • Background Color Option: Contains background color options for specifix section layout.
  • Footer Heading Color & Font family Option: Contains heading color and it's font family options.


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 After Slider


Hook Code After Our Services


Hook Code After Our Amenities


Hook Code After Club



Hook Code After Get In Touch Now


Hook Code Below Fullwidth Blog Header Section



Hook Code Below Social Shearing Section


Hook Code After Page Header Section




 How to Setup TC-Township Post Type Plugin

  1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file (township-post-type.zip)). Next, you need to go to WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page.
  2. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.
  3. This will bring you to the plugin upload page. Here you need to click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.
  4. After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.
  5. WordPress will now upload the plugin file from your computer and install it for you. You will see a success message like this after installation is finished.
  6. Once installed, you need to click on the Activate Plugin link to start using the plugin.

Plugin Configuration

Once you activate the plugin it will create three register posttype namely:Team, Sponsers and Testimonials on the Dashboard. This plugin will help you to setup team, sponsers and testimonail Sections.

Team

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

Go to Dashboard:-> Team >> Add New

Shortcode([tc-team])

it will appear like this on your front page.

Page Templates and Sidebars


Page Templates

  • Default Template (the default page template with a right sidebar position)
  • Home Page Template (Front page with the demo content)
  • About Template (the default About template with no sidebar position)
  • Page (Full Width) (a page template with one column without a sidebar)
  • 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:

  • Gallery[tc-galleryshow tc_gallery="139" numberofitem="8"] - used for Gallery images output.
  • Our Team[tc-team] - used to display Trainers.

Custom Widgets

 How to Setup Additional Theme Add Ons

  1. First, you need to download the plugin from the source (which will be a zip file (tc-title-banner-image.zip and tc-gallery-images.zip)). Next, you need to go to WordPress admin area and visit Plugins » Add New page.
  2. After that, click on the Upload Plugin button on top of the page.
  3. This will bring you to the plugin upload page. Here you need to click on the choose file button and select the plugin file you downloaded earlier to your computer.
  4. After you have selected the file, you need to click on the install now button.
  5. WordPress will now upload the plugin file from your computer and install it for you. You will see a success message like this after installation is finished.
  6. Once installed, you need to click on the Activate Plugin link to start using the plugin.

TC-Title-Banner-Image

Once you activate this plugins you will find the below option inside each and every page,post,registered posts etc.

  1. First, you need to choose the banner image that you would like to set on your post/page.
  2. On uploading any file, by default, the title will appear over the banner image.
  3. With the help of this plugin, you can hide the title if you do not want to display it on the banner simply by checking "Hide Title above banner" option.
  4. You can even show the title below the banner image by checking "Show Title below banner" option.
  5. When none of the options is selected and no file is chosen, then the title will be displayed in the default manner.

TC-Gallery-Images

Once you activate this plugins you will find the TC-Gallery on the Dashboard.

Click on Add new gallery button. And add the title. Add the number of images to show in a gallery.

Once you have done with adding gallery images. Use the following shortcode ([tc-galleryshow tc_gallery="139" numberofitem="8"]) to make your gallery appear on a particular page you want simply by replacing the gallery post_id in the Gallery shorthcode.

Thats It! Now you can view your page to see the gallery images....