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Arthemia

Installing Arthemia Theme

There are two ways to install Arthemia theme on your WordPress:

1. Installing via WordPress Dashboard

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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 (Arthemia theme folder) to that directory. After the upload process complete, you can go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Themes to activate Salvatore 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
  • If installing via WordPress dashboard doesn’t work, try to upload manually via FTP (FileZilla)
  • 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)
  • Before you install this theme, make sure if you already have at least WordPress
  • If you got a blank page after installing this theme, you have to update the framework manually. You can get the framework update files from this url. Once you download the zip file, extract it to your PC then upload all files via FTP to directory: wp-content → themes → arthemia → functions (replace all files)

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
  • Please try to renew your account password at our member page, make sure if the combination doesn’t contain too many special character

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Arthemia Overview

Arthemia Frontpage

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Theme Panel

Arthemia is using a new version of our theme panel. This new panel will provide you to the more impressive experience to explore our themes.

There are 4 sub menus inside of it. They are:

Dashboard

Dashboard panel contains a few of settings to customize Arthemia theme. Within this panel you can configure the theme and customize its layout. Just drag and drop the option from the left column into the right column to show all sub-options inside of it.

SEO Settings

This feature will help you who just new to WordPress. With this feature you don’t have to think about SEO, we already prepared all of your needs here, but still it is just a basic SEO function.

For you who have already known or maybe expert on WordPress, you can download many SEO plugins which are available at WordPress.org

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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Updates

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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.

Note:

  • If you have already updated your framework but you got an empty page (blank page), just refresh your page
  • When you are trying to update the theme and there is an error message displayed: this account is illegible, please try to: update using different browser, make sure if the framework is up-to-date, wait for several minutes (5 – 60 minutes) after you got an error message. Also please try to update your password, make sure if you are not using too many special characters

For theme update, make sure that your wp-content folder is not protected and also cURL is enabled at your hosting provider.

Installing Plugins

Arthemia have an integration with an E-Commerce plugin, WooCommerce

WooCommerce

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You can get the plugin for free from here.

Page Template

Arthemia have several page templates which you can use them to improve your blogging experience. To create it, you can follow these instructions below:

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  1. Page Template: Initiator have several page templates that can be used to help you create a great blog. They are: blog template, contact template, full width template, google search template, left sidebar template, and sitemap template. To create a page with a template on it, type a name for your page, choose a template then publish it
  2. SEO: You can set the SEO options here individually. You can set SEO_follow (allow search engine to crawl on your post) or SEO_noindex (prevent search engine to crawl on your post). By installing a plugin for SEO, this feature will be automatically deactivate

Shop Template

Shop Template

Contact Template

Contact Template

Single post Template

Single page template

SItemap Template

Sitemap

Left sidebar Template

Left sidebar

Full width Template

Full width

Add Post

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  1. Shortcodes: With Arthemia theme you can use many useful shortcodes to help you make a great post such as table, buttons, column design, etc.
  2. Post Format: At this option you can create a page using a post formats. You can create standard post, audio post, gallery post, quote post, and chat post
  3. 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 src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/PVPt0LN2ssA" height="315" width="560" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0"></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)

  4. Audio URL: if at option number #2 you choose to create an audio post, then at this option you have to put the source of the audio file
  5. SEO: You can set the SEO options here individually. You can set SEO_follow (allow search engine to crawl on your post) or SEO_noindex (prevent search engine to crawl on your post)

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Theme Options

General Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → General Settings
  2. Theme Style Sheet: At this option you can choose which style sheet you want to use. This style sheet will only change your site looks. The available style sheet you can use are: blue-accent.css, rainbow.css
  3. Main Layout: At this option you can choose the sidebar position. You can set the sidebar position to be displayed in the left/right
  4. Headline Category: At this option you can choose which post should be displayed at headline section based on its category
  5. Headline Post Sort Parameter: At this option you can choose how the posts should be sorted. You can choose to set the headline posts displayed by random order, by date (latest posts will be displayed)
  6. Featured Category: At this option you can choose which posts should be displayed at featured section based on its category
  7. Video Category: At this option you can choose which post should be displayed on video category based on its category
  8. Category Bars: At this options you can choose which categories should be displayed on category bars section (below the headline section)
  9. Remove ‘No Comment’ Text: You can activate this option if you wish to turn off the comment counter at the front page
  10. Global Excerpt Length: At this option you can declare how long is the excerpt should be displayed
  11. Enable Press Trens Tracking: This feature will help us to report if there is a bug detected at theme you are using, and also this feature will tell us how does our client use the theme. There will be not any of your personal information sent to us. This option is optional, but we recommend to enable this option
  12. Enable Post Date: If this option is active, then the post published date will be displayed
  13. 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

Thumbnail Settings

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  1. Settings: To set this options go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Thumbnail Settings
  2. Enable/Disable Jquery Lightbox: If this option is active, then a lightbox Jquery effect will be active when you click on your latest post thumbnail at front page
  3. Featured Images: If this option is active, an image which is set as featured will be displayed as your post/page thumbnail
  4. 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)
  5. Hard Crop: If this option is active, your image will hard cropped, this feature is using timthumb to proceed
  6. Timthumb Image Resizer: If this option is inactive, all options on timthumb settings will be turned off
  7. 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)
  8. Image on RSS Feed: If this option is active, you will have an image on your RSS feed

Front Page Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Front Page Settings
  2. Show/Hide Headline Spoiler: If this option is not active, then you will hide the headline and featured section only at front page
  3. Headline Style: At this option you can choose what style of headline you want to display. You can choose to display a square thumbnail or wide thumbnail. This style also affect how many featured posts will be displayed. Also, this option only works on front page
  4. Featured Items: At this option you can choose how many posts should be displayed at featured section
  5. Auto Scroll Carousel: At this option you can choose whether the featured section should be scrolled automatically or not
  6. Carousel Pause Time: At this option you can choose how long is the pause time before the slider start to work
  7. Show/Hide Latest Post Thumbnail: If this option is active, then a double thumbnail will be dsiplayed at the latest post section, a big and small thumbnail. The small thumbnail is the post thumbnail, and the big one is the post gallery shortcut
  8. Latest Post Thumbnail: At this option you can choose the size of the latest post thumbnail. You can set the width and also the height (in pixel)
  9. Column Lists Thumbnail: At this option you can choose the size column list posts. You can set the height and also the width  of the thumbnail (in pixel)
  10. Show/Hide Excerpt: At this option you can choose to display or hide the excerpt on front pate
  11. Column Settings: At this option you can choose how many post column you want to display. You can choose to displaying 1 or 2 columns
  12. Show/Hide Category Bar: At this option you can set to hide/display the category bar. This option will work only on the front page
  13. Show/Hide Video & Random Posts: At this option you can choose to hide/display the video and random posts section. This option will work only on front page

Sidebar Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Sidebar Settings
  2. Category Spoiler Thumbnail: This option will affect only on Category Spoiler Widget. At this option you can set the thumbnail width and height (in pixel)
  3. Show/Hide Excerpt: This option will affect only on Category Spoiler Widget. At this option you can choose to display the excerpt or not

Single Page Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Single Page Settings
  2. Show/Hide Single Post Thumbnail: At this option you can set to show/hide the thumbnail on single post
  3. Single Page Thumbnail: At this option you can set the width and height of thumbnail that displayed on single post (in pixel)
  4. Show/Hide Category Bar: At this option you can choose whether you want to display/hide the category bar on single post page
  5. Show/Hide Headline Spoiler:  At this option you can choose to display/hide the headline spoiler that displayed on single post page
  6. Show/Hide Video & Random Posts Gallery: At this option you can choose to display/hide the video and random posts gallery at footer
  7. Show/Hide Tags Posts: At this option you can choose to show/hide the tags at the single post page

Archive and Search Page Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Archive and Search Page Settings
  2. Archive and Search Page Thumbnail: At this option you can set the width and height of thumbnail that displayed on archive and search page
  3. Show/Hide Category Bar: At this option you can set to display/hide the category bar that displayed on archive and search page
  4. Show/Hide Headline Spoiler: At this option you can set to display/hide the headline spoiler that displayed on archive and search page
  5. Show/Hide Video and Random Posts Gallery: At this option you can set to display/hide the video and random posts gallery that displayed on archive and search page footer section

Post Duplication Prevention Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Post Duplication Prevention
  2. Headline and Featured Post Exclusion: At this option you can set the post duplication prevention should be active or not. Post duplication prevention will hide any post(s) that displayed on headline and featured section
  3. Column List Posts Exclusion on Category Spoiler: At this option you can set the post exclusion feature should be active or not. This option will affect only at column list post. Any post(s) which displayed on category spoiler widget will not be displayed again at column list posts
  4. Random Category Exclusion: At this option you can set some category(ies) to be hidden on the front page

Logo & Icon Image Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Logo & Icon Image Settings
  2. Custom Logo: At this option you can upload a custom logo that will be displayed header section. The best image size you can use is 260 x 60px
  3. Custom Favicon: At this option you can upload a custom image that will be used as your site favicon

Category Color Assignment

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard →Category Color Assignment
  2. Category Spoiler Title Color: This option will affect only Category Spoiler Widget. At this option you can set the color of the category title
  3. Category Bar Color: At this option you can modify a color of a category you choose at general settings
  4. Background Color: At this option you can choose the background color of category bar you have choose at option number #3
  5. Text Color: At this option you can choose the color of category description
  6. Link Hover Color: At this option you can choose the hover (when your mouse hover the link) color of the category description

Analytics Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this option you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Analytics ID, RSS Feed Settings
  2. GoSquared Token: At this option you can put your GoSquared token to activate the GoSquared analytics feature
  3. Google Analytics: You can also use Google Analytics by inserting your code here
  4. 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

Social Networking Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → 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

Header Ad Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Header Ads Settings
  2. Adsense Code: At this field you can add any adsense code. Make sure if the ads size at least 720 x 90px
  3. Image location: Incase you don’t have any adsense code, then you can upload a custom image with size of 720 x 90px. After you put the image, you can put the URL that will redirect you when you click on the image

Note: if you already have an adsense code, then you upload an image, the image will be hidden

Single Page Ad Settings

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  1. Settings: To modify this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Single Page Ad Settings
  2. Adsense Code: At this field you can add any adsense code. Make sure if the ads size at least 468 x 60px
  3. Image location: Incase you don’t have any adsense code, then you can upload a custom image with size of 468 x 60px. After you put the image, you can put the URL that will redirect you when you click on the image

Note: if you already have an adsense code, then you upload an image, the image will be hidden

Footer Settings

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  1. Settings: To set this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Footer Settings
  2. Random Posts Gallery Thumbnail: At this option you can declare the width and height of thumbnail that displayed on the random post gallery thumbnail
  3. Random Posts Gallery Items: At this option you can set how many post(s) should be displayed at the random posts gallery
  4. Left Footer Credit: At this option you can type anything you want, the text will be displayed at left footer credit section. At this option, you can also type any HTML code you want
  5. Right Footer Credit: At this option you can type anything you want, the text will be displayed at right footer credit section. At this option, you can also type any HTML code you want

Contact Form Settings

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  1. Settings: To set this options you can go to WordPress dashboard → Arthemia → Dashboard → Contact Form
  2. Destination E-mail Address: If you already create a page with page template contact, then at this option you have to put your e-mail address. Any inquiry made on your contact page template will be send to this e-mail address

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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 Arthemia → 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 → Arthemia → 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 Arthemia → 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 Arthemia → 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 Arthemia → 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 Arthemia → 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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Miscellaneous

Add Custom Menu

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Arthemia support to have 1 custom menu, 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 are Main Menu and Footer Menu.

Custom File Editor

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Arthemia 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 → Arthemia → Custom File Editor.

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 → Arthemia → Import/Export Settings

Dummy Content

If you want to have the exact content (posts, images, pages, etc.) as our demo page, go to dummy content folder inside the zip file you have. You will got 2 files:

  • XML
    This file will bring all posts, pages, images, etc. (the content) from our demo page. In order to use this file, go to WordPress dashboard → Tools → Import. Choose ‘import from WordPress’ (you will be asked to install an additional plugin to do the import)
  • JSON
    This file will bring all configuration made at our demo theme dashboard. In order to use this file, go to Arthemia → Import/Export Settings

Front Page Display

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To make sure if this theme working as displayed in the demo page, make sure if the front page configuration look alike as the image above.

You can also make the custom page template Gallery – Column Template or Gallery Grouped Template as your default home page by set it at option Front Page Display. Set the option as Static Page, then choose your page template.

To configure front page display, you can go to WordPress dashboard → Settings → Reading Settings

Permalink Configuration

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Before you start using this theme, make sure if you already configure the permalink settings. To configure it, you can go to WordPress dashboard → Settings → Permalink

By default, the option is set to default. This option will displaying your post/page ID which is not save. Adjust the option to fit your needs as long as the option is not default

Video Tutorial

You can also watch the video tutorial below

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