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Monstroid. How to install a theme (manual, advanced setup)

This tutorial shows how to install Monstroid theme manually.

Monstroid. How to install a theme (manual, advanced setup)

  1. Open template download page and download Monstroid theme:

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  2. Unzip the template package. Open template files. You can find Monstroid theme files in theme folder inside the template package:

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  3. Go to Appearance -> Themes section and install and activate cherryframework4. Perform the same actions for Monstroid theme 55555:

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  4. Monstroid will offer to install plugins. You can click on Begin Installing Plugins and plugins will be installed from web:

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  5. Select all plugins using appropriate checkbox:

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  6. Install plugins using bulk actions:

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  7. In some cases plugins may not install properly from web. In this case you should install plugins that come with the template package. Go to Plugins -> Add new and install plugins from theme\manual_install\plugins folder. Install and activate plugins one by one:

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  8. Now you should upload files from \theme\manual_install\uploads folder to wp-content\uploads folder. You can upload files via FTP or using hosting file manager. We are going to zip files inside \theme\manual_install\uploads folder and upload zip file to wp-content\uploads folder on your server:

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  9. Unzip the file using the file manager (some hosting file managers may not have such feature, you will need to upload files via ftp in such case):

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  10. Now you should apply .sql file with sample data to WordPress database. Open theme\manual_install\ sample_data.sql file in editor. We are going to use Notepad++ editor. Press Ctrl+F in order to open search function. Go to Replace tab. Change all instances of your_website_url_here with the link to your site. Save changes:

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  11. Open the database management tool like PhPMyAdmin. Make sure that wordpress database has default wp_ prefix:

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  12. Open Import tab and import modified .sql file with sample data. SQL import may take some time, please wait:

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  13. Template sample data was imported. Refresh page and check your site:

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Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Monstroid. How to install a theme (manual, advanced setup)