Login to your WordPress website, go to Appearance/Themes, click Add New, then click Upload Theme.
Upload aspire.zip file (it’s in the zip file you downloaded), then click Install Now
Then click Activate to activate the Aspire theme.
WordPress customizer is a tool which allows you to edit all the style options from a theme and visualize changes live, as you edit them. To open it go to Appearance > Customize.
From the customizer window, choose Theme Options > Header to upload you custom logo
You can hide or show the header search icon as:
From the customizer window, choose Theme Options > Header and then Hide Search Icon
From the customizer window, choose Theme Options > Footer to easily update the copyright text
Aspire theme includes multiple widgets areas.
Widgets can be added to these areas by navigating to “Appearance > Widgets”.
The footer section has four registered widget sections you can drag widgets in.
Aspire comes with 3 new custom widgets which are:
The Recent Posts widget will show the latest posts with images.
To add this widget, drag the Sidebar recent posts widget to the sidebar section, then you can customize the widget title, how many posts to show, and the option to show the posts date or not.
The Twitter Feed widget will show the latest tweets from your twitter account and a button to your Twitter account.
In order to activate the Twitter widget, we need to do some steps:
The advertise widget enables you to add a sidebar add widget, simply provide the image link and the destination link.s
Aspire theme supports two custom menus:
You can create and manage these menus by navigating to Appearance > Menus.
To create the header main navigation, create a WordPress normal menu. The WordPress Menu User Guide will describe how to create a menu, add menu items, create multi-level menu items, and more. Then you can assign the menus you just created to the Primary Menu location in the Menu Settings section
You can create a normal menu with a custom link to the social media site. Then you can assign the menu to the Social Menu location in the Menu Settings section.
The following are the social media sites and services where you can find an icon support. The theme is using genericons icons.
Aspire theme is full ready to be translated into other languages and could be easily translated with poedit.net application.
The theme contains the main translation file
aspire.pot inside the languages directory which will be used by poedit application.
Here are simple steps:
To start Gulp, run:
If you have any questions, I’d be happy to answer them.