Thank you for purchasing Good News Plus. Before you get started, please be sure to always check out these documentation files. We outline all kinds of good information, and provide you with all the details you need know to use Good News Plus Theme.
If you are unable to find your answer here in the documentation, please contact us on our support desk.
What is included in the price?
- Good News Plus WordPress Theme
- 1 Year Free Updates
- Theme Documentation
- Premium Support - To our support desk.
Theme Installation via WordPress
After the purchase you will be able to download the theme .zip file.
When done, you should see good-news-plus.zip (zip file name can be changed from version to version).
Please, follow the steps below to install Good News Plus Theme.
Step 1 - Login to your WordPress Dashboard.
Step 2 - Go to Appearance > Themes. Click Add new button, located at the top of the screen or Add new theme. (see screenshots below)
Step 3 - Click on Upload button at the top of the screen.
Step 4 - Choose good-news-plus.zip and click on the Install Now button.
Step 5 - Wait while the theme is installed, when done Activate the Good News Plus theme.
(see screenshots below)
Step 6 - Congratulation you are ready to use Good News Plus, but first Activate your license key.
Common Theme Installation Problems
"Are you sure you want to do this?"
If you get the "Are you sure you want to do this" message when installing good-news-plus.zip file via WordPress, it means you have an upload file size limit. Install the theme via FTP if this happens, or ask your hosting company to increase the limit.
Missing stylesheet file
If you get an error saying that the stylesheet is missing, then you have uploaded the wrong folder. Please check that you are uploading the good-news-plus.zip within the Theme Files folder.
Setup Home as Front Page
To Set up your home page as the landing or front page of your website, you need to go to General => Reading menu in WordPress admin panel as shown below :
Step 1 - Select static pages as front page and posts page from list as shown below.
Then click on Save Changes button.
Theme Installation via FTP
If you are going to install the theme using FTP, you will need an FTP Client, such as FileZilla.
After the purchase you will be able to download the theme .zip file.
When done, you should see good-news-plus.zip (folder name can be changed from version to version).
Please, follow the steps below to install Good News Plus theme via FTP:
Step 1 - Log into your hosting space (server) via FTP client.
Step 2 - In extracted archive folder, find good-news-plus folder
Step 3 - Upload the good-news-plus folder to your server in path .../wp-content/themes/
Step 4 - The uploaded path should be like this: .../wp-content/themes/good-news-plus/
Step 5 - Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes and activate the Good News Plus Theme. (see screenshots below)
Step 6 - Congratulation you are ready to use good-news-plus, but first Activate your license key.
Installing new theme
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Theme License Activation
After installing the theme the first step to take will be activating the theme license. Enter the license key and you'll get access to theme support.
Follow the below instruction to activate the theme license.
Step 1 - Go to your WordPress Appearance > License.
Step 2 - Now, you need to enter the license key. (see screenshots below)
Step 3 - The final step is to click on Activate button.
After activating the theme and the license a notice should appear on the top of the screen, click on Begin installing plugins.
Follow the below instruction to activate all the necessary plugins.
Step 1 - Go to your WordPress Dashboard and click on Begin installing plugins.
Step 2 - Select all the plugin, change Bulk Actions drop to Install then click Apply. (see screenshots below)
Step 3 - Once the plugins are installed go back to Install required plugins and Activate them all.
Setting up the Demo Content
Before importing the dummy data Make sure you have installed all the required plugins.
Once the theme will be activated you will see the option for importing demo.
Step 1 - Go to Appearance > Demo Setup.
Step 2 - Click on the Import Demo Data button.
Step 3 - Done! Menu and Home Page will be set automatically.
Page Builder Widgets
Go to Pages > Add New or Edit a page. Click on the Page Builder tab and go to Add Widget as shown in below screenshots.
Before using the widget make sure you check the features it offers in below description.
1. Good News Plus Category Post Widget
Here you can add category post listing and multiple designing layouts available in it,that you may want to make website beautiful.
2. Good News Plus Slider Post Widget
Here you can add category post slider with awesome designing and responsive as well.
Q.1 - How to create static pages or how to modify the imported page layouts?
Step 1 - Please go to SiteOrigin Page Builder Documentation to check how it works. This will help you in creating new static pages as well as modifying the imported ones.
Q.2 - How to upload logo and site icon?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => General => Header & Logo menu.
Step 2 - Here you can change your logo along with site icon and also add or remove site title and it's tag line. You can enable or disable the fixed header and change the normal and sticky logo size as per your requirements.
Q.3 - How to manage preloader?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => General => Preloader menu.
Step 2 - Here you can enable or disable the preloader and also, you can upload the custom preloader.
Q.4 - How To Integrate Social Icons?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => General => Top Header Social Accounts menu.
Step 2 - Here you can integrate your social accounts in top header section.
Q.5 - How to change colors?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => Colors menu.
Step 2 - Click on color icons and change colours as per your requirement.
Q.6 - How to Blog Page settings?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => Blog Page Options Settings menu.
Step 2 - Here you can display the latest blog (archive) in home page template using post categories. Also, you can show & hide your latest blog sidebar area in it.Many other option for single post and single page.
Q.7 - How to manage your footer?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => Footer menu.
Step 2 - Here you can choose whether to show or hide your footer widget area along with the number of columns to show. If you want to add a copyright text in your copyright area then you can add it from here.
Q.8 - How to manage sections on Home Page?
Step 1 - Please go to Appearance => Customize => Widgets Settings menu.
Step 2 - Here you'll find all the section of home page which you can easily edit. All of them are managed by Post Categories. You can assign a category as per your requirements.