Adam & Eve

Installing Adam Eve Theme

There are two ways to install Adam Eve theme on your WordPress:

  1. Installing via WordPress Dashboard

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    To install the theme via WordPress dashboard, you can go to WordPress Dashboard → Appearance → Themes.

    Once you get into that page, click the add new button at the top to install the ZIP theme file.

  2. Installing via FTP

    After you download the zip file from our member page, extract the file to your PC. Then, access your FTP using any FTP client (for example FileZilla), go to directory: wp-content → themes.

    Upload the extracted theme folder (adameve theme folder) to that directory. After the upload process is complete, you can go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Themes to activate Adam Eve theme you just upload.

Got an error during installation process? Try this following action:

  • Make sure you are using the latest version of WordPress
  • Make sure your hosting is running the latest version of PHP and MySQL. You can check WordPress minimum requirements here
  • If you can’t proceed the theme installation using the first step, please follow the second step to proceed
  • Make sure if your server folder is not protected. The common error message will say: Unable to create directory wp-content/sample-folder/. Is its parent directory writable by the server? (ask your hosting tech. guy if you got this error message)

AdamEve Overview

AdamEve Frontpage

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Theme Options

General Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → General Settings
  2. Blog Title/Logo: You can choose to display a logo or your site name from this option
  3. Custom Logo: If at option #2 you choose to displaying a logo, then at this option you can upload a custom logo that will be displayed at header section
  4. Custom Favicon: At this option you can upload your own favicon
  5. Sidebar Position: At this option you can choose the where does the sidebar should be displayed at single post and page. You can choose the sidebar to be displayed on the left or right section
  6. Enable/Disable Featued Slider: At this option you can choose whether you want to displaying the slider or not. Tick this option to enable slider
  7. Custom Banner Icon: At this option you can upload a custom image (icon size – 52 x 42px). This icon will be displayed at the middle of navigation bar (the default icon is heart icon)
  8. Disable Responsive: There might be some of you who want to get the same display at PC and also gadget (smart phone, tab). With this feature you can disable the mobile view

1st Blog Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → 1st Blog Settings
  2. First Author: At this option you have to choose which user posts should be displayed at the first blog section (left section)
  3. Slider Tag: At this option, you can type your post tag at the text field. Any posts which have that tags will be displayed at the featured slider section. You can type more than 1 tags separated by coma
  4. Slider Entries: At this option you can choose how many posts should be displayed at featured slider section
  5. Exclude Featured Posts: If this option is active, any posts which tags typed at option number #3 will not displayed on latest posts section

2nd Blog Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → 2nd Blog Settings
  2. Second Author: At this option you have to choose which user posts should be displayed at the second blog section (right section)
  3. Slider Tag: At this option, you can type your post tag at the text field. Any posts which have that tags will be displayed at the featured slider section. You can type more than 1 tags separated by coma
  4. Slider Entries: At this option you can choose how many posts should be displayed at featured slider section
  5. Exclude Featured Posts: If this option is active, any posts which tags typed at option number #3 will not displayed on latest posts section

Social Networking Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → Social Networking Settings
  2. Share Buttons: At single post, you can have a social share buttons displayed below the post . By this option you can choose which share buttons should be displayed. You can choose: Facebook like button, Twitter share button, Google +1 button, Pinterest and Linked In button

Thumbnail Settings

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  1. Settings: To set this options go to WordPress dashboard → AdanEve → Dashboard → Thumbnail Settings
  2. Featured Images: If this option is active, an image which is set as featured will be displayed as your post/page thumbnail
  3. Dynamic Resize: If this option is active, your image will dynamically resized, this feature require a PHP version minimum v 5.2 (higher is better)
  4. Hard Crop: If this option is active, your image will hard cropped, this feature is using timthumb to proceed
  5. Timthumb Image Resizer: If this option is inactive, all options on timthumb settings will be turned off
  6. Automatic Thumbnail: By default if option #2 is active, this option will take any image available on your post/page as your post/page thumbnail (first image uploaded on your post/page or featured image), but featured image is priority (if option #2 is active)
  7. Image on RSS Feed: If this option is active, you will have an image on your RSS feed

Analytics Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this option you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → Analytics ID, RSS Feed Settings
  2. PressTrends Tracking: This feature will help us to know how our customers use our themes. This feature may give us an idea to update the theme you are using right now
  3. GoSquared Token: At this option you can put your GoSquared token to activate the GoSquared analytics feature
  4. Google Analytics: You can also use Google Analytics by inserting your code here
  5. Feed Burner: If you want to have a RSS link active at your site, then you will need to put your FeedBurner url and also FeedBurner comments url here

Footer Settings

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  1. Settings: To set this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → Footer Settings
  2. Enable/Disable Credit: You can have your own credit by activating this option, after you have activated it, there will be a text box appeared. On this text box you can type your credit, even using HTML tag on it. If you disable this option, our default credit will appear

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Theme SEO Settings

This feature is added for them who just new to WordPress, this feature just a simple SEO settings. For the expert or the one who known WordPress well, usually they will search for another SEO plugins which are more powerful.

Page Title

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Go to AdamEve → Dashboard → SEO Settings → Page Title. In this section, there are options to set how the title of every page in your website will be displayed. They are:

  1. Option: To set this option, you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Dashboard → SEO tab
  2. Blog Title: Specify a text you want to display as a blog title
  3. Blog Description: Specify a sentence you want to display as a blog description
  4. Separator: Specify a character you would like to use as a separator in page title
  5. Custom Page Titles: Enable or disable this feature on your website. If you enable this option, there are additional options available. They are:
    • Homepage Title Layout: You can define the order of the elements on your homepage
    • Single Title Layout: You can define the order of the elements on the single title layout
    • Page Title Layout: You can define the order of the elements on the page title layout
    • Archive Title Layout: You can define the order of the elements on the archive title layout
    • Page Number: You can specify a text that precedes page number in page titles
    • Page Number Position: You can define the position you want to display the page number on your website

Description Meta

Go to AdamEve → Dashboard → SEO Settings → Description Meta.

In this section, there are options to set meta description of your website. They are:

  1. Homepage Description: There are 3 options available to choose. Each option describes the source where the home page meta description is populated
  2. Custom Homepage Description: Specify a decription of your homepage
  3. Single Page/Post Description: There are 3 options available you can choose the source where the single page/post meta description is populated
  4. Global Post/Page Description: Enable or disable custom meta description on your posts and pages

Keyword Meta

Go to AdamEve → Dashboard → SEO Settings → Keyword Meta.

In this section, there are options to set keyword meta of your website. They are:

  1. Homepage Keywords: There are 2 options available to choose. Each option describes the source where the homepage meta keywords is populated
  2. Custom Homepage Keywords: Specify a custom homepage keywords of your website. Separate each keyword using comma
  3. Single Page/Post Keywords: There are 3 options available you can choose the source where the single page/post meta keywords is populated
  4. Global Post/Page Keywords: Enable or disable custom meta keywords on your posts and pages

Indexing Options

Go to AdamEve → Dashboard → SEO Settings → Indexing options. Options available:

  1. Archive Pages to Index: Select which archive page to be indexed
  2. Add Follow Meta to Posts and Pages: Enable or disable a feature to add follow meta in all of your posts and pages

Advanced Options

Go to AdamEve → Dashboard → SEO Settings → Advanced options. There is option available to enable or disable 3rd party plugin data and also there is an option to hide ColorLabs SEO Settings box from the post and page editing screens.

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Theme Customizer Importer

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This feature talking about WordPress v 3.4.1 new feature, Customizer. This function will help you to import/export what you have customize on customizer. To import the customizr settings, you can go to the theme demo page and click on Customizr icon (brush icon).

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Once you did it, you can download the customizr file and upload it to: WordPress dashboard → Adam Eve → Customizer Importer Tab.

The modification you made at our demo page will be available on your site once it is imported.

Theme Update

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To access the update page, you can go to:WordPress dashboard → Adam Eve → Updates.

If there is an update available, update feature will tell you by a notification. You can update your framework and theme automatically but be careful because if your site already modified a lot with theme update function, all of your work will be gone. So please make a back-up files first before updating your theme.

Automatic Update

At Adam Eve theme, we have a feature which will help you to get the latest updates from us. You can update your framework first before updating your theme, this framework will bring several bug fix (the kitchen codes, core files). Also there is an automatic theme update which will help you to update the theme easily. If you have a problem when do the update, please:

  • Make sure if your hosting provider support cURL feature
  • Make sure if folder directory named wp-content permission at least 755 or 777
  • Make sure if you are using the login information which is given when you purchase our products, also make sure if the information is valid. You can check your login information by login into our member site

Theme Manual Update

If you are facing a problem with the automatic update (failed, white screen, etc.), update both the theme and framework manually is recommended.

To do it, an access to FTP is needed. You can use a third party FTP agent such as FileZilla, etc.

Proceeding The Manual Update

To proceed the update, first you need to logging in into your FTP and go to directory: wp-content → themes. Rename the adamve folder that available on that directory into any name you want, for example ‘old-adameve’ (for a backup).

Then upload the Adam Eve folder you extract earlier via FTP to directory: wp-content → themes. As right now the update process already done, but your theme is not yet 100% compatible with the newest WordPress version.

Upload the framework files you have (excluding the folder you made) to directory: wp-content → themes → adameve → functions and replace all files available and done.

To complete the update, go to your WordPress dashboard → Adam Eve and click the ‘save changes’ button.

Got an error during update process?

  • Make sure if your hosting provider have cURL feature enabled
  • Theme folder (wp-content → themes) CHMOD is 777 or 755
  • Make sure if your username/password is correct and active
  • Make sure if you have the latest version of framework
  • Make sure if your server folder is not protected
  • If you get a notification that your account cannot be used for update, renew your password at our member page. Make sure if you are not using to much special character

Miscellaneous

Adding Page

To create a new page, you can go to: WordPress dashboard → Pages.

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  1. Page Title: At this field you can type a title for your page
  2. Shortcode: This theme bring a lot of shortcodes that will help you to create a wonderful post. To do it, you can simply click the Lemuel’s head and pick which shortcode you want to use
  3. Page Template: This theme is coming with several page templates that can be used to improve your website’s feature. For example you can create a blog page (that will displaying a list of all posts you have), a sitemap (that will indexing all posts, categories, tags, pages, everything you have on one single page), and many more.
    In order to use it, you can just need to pick which page template you want to use, type the page title and finally publish it
  4. SEO Settings: These options will let you to configure the posts’s SEO indexing.
    By default, all URL(s) you put inside the page will be ignored. By turning on Set Follow, the SEO feature will let the search engine to also indexing those URL(s).
    And by turning on Set NoIndex, you will preventing the search engine to indexing your page. Or simply you can say that you are hiding your page

Adding Post

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  1. Post Title: At this field you can type a title for your post
  2. Shortcode: This theme bring a lot of shortcodes that will help you to create a wonderful post. To do it, you can simply click the Lemuel’s head and pick which shortcode you want to use
  3. Categories: At this option you can choose which category you want to set for the post. You can choose the existing or create a new category(ies). This feature is mandatory when you are deciding to use a gallery page template
  4. Tags: Basically tag concept is almost the same as category, it will help you to categorized your post based on the post’s topic. At this option you can create a new tag or using the existing
  5. Featured Image: Upload an image as your post’s thumbnail image. This option is mandatory to be filled since all page templates including the main page will displaying your post’s image thumbnail
  6. Item To Show: There are 3 options available:
    • None: This is the default value if you are not going to use the other 2 options
    • Custom Post Image: Basically custom post image is same as featured image which will not displayed on post content, just as the post thumbnail
    • Video Embed Code: To have a video thumbnail displayed, you have to put the video embed code to this text area. Your code should be displayed like this one:
      <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/PVPt0LN2ssA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
      

      Make sure if you only use an embed code from popular video sharing like Youtube or Vimeo (to make sure if the video displayed well on mobile device)

  7. SEO Settings: These options will let you to configure the posts’s SEO indexing.
    By default, all URL(s) you put inside the page will be ignored. By turning on Set Follow, the SEO feature will let the search engine to also indexing those URL(s).
    And by turning on Set NoIndex, you will preventing the search engine to indexing your page. Or simply you can say that you are hiding your page
  8. Screen Options: By clicking this button, you can see several additional option that can be activated to help you to create the page
  9. Author: This option will be available if at option number #8 you are activating an option named author. With this option you can set the author of the post easily

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Add Custom Menu

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Adam Eve support to have 2 custom menus, to set custom menu you can go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Menus. Then to set it, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Add/Modify Menu: You can choose to create a new menu group or edit an existing menu group
  2. Menu Group Name: You can rename or type a title for your custom menu
  3. Menu Items: You can choose what items should be available on your menu navigation. You can choose a page, post, category, tag or a custom URL

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After you create a custom menu group(s), you can choose Manage Location to set where does your menu groups should be displayed. The options available is Main Menu.

Custom File Editor

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AdamEve also provide a custom CSS editor, so if you want to modify the looks of your site (CSS customization), you can do it here. If you write your CSS modification here, you will not need to worry to lose your work if there is an update for theme. Your custom.css file will be stored at directory wp-content → uploads

To access this page, you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Custom File Editor.

Custom Background

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By using this theme you can configure the background of your site easily. To do it, you can go to: WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Background.

Once you click it, you will be directed to the Customizer page (example as the image above). You can upload a custom image that will filled the grey section on the picture above.

Adding Header Image

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By using this theme, you can configure the header image by going to: WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Header Image. Once you click it, you will be redirected to the Customizer page (shown above).

This feature will let you to control the background section that available behind the page title.

Adding Widget Item

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By using this theme, you have 5 sidebar sections you can use to displaying your widget items. To access it, you can go to: WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Widget.

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Import/Export Theme Settings

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If you have to manage 2 or more sites that using the same theme, you can use this import/export settings feature. The output/input file should be a json file, and if you importing the settings from a site to another, your another site will have the same settings like your main site (only work perfectly if both site have the same category, tags and pages).

To access this page, you can go to WordPress dashboard → AdamEve → Import/Export Settings

Dummy Content

If you need to have the same content and also display as our demo page, you can open the theme zip packages and you will find a folder named dummy-content. Inside the folder, there are XML files you can use. This file will bring all posts, pages, ads, thumbnail, etc. from our demo page. To use this file you can go to WordPress dashboard → Tools → Import. At this page you will be asked to install the importer plugin, after installing the plugin, choose import from WordPress and upload this file.

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