Dactor Documentation

Install Dactor Theme

To install Dactor Theme, follow the steps given below:
  1. Extract your download package main ZIP file.
  2. Next, look for the folder named dactor and upload this folder to WordPress via Admin.
  3. OR, you can also upload the dactor folder to http://www.yourdomain.com/wordpress-dir/site-data/themes/ directory using an FTP software like Filezilla, , WinSCP, CuteFTP or others.

Activate theme

Log into your WordPress admin using the following URL: http://www.yourdomain.com/wordpress-dir/site-admin

Next, go to Appearance > Themes. Here, you shall see a thumbnail of Dactor theme. Click on ‘Activate’ link to activate the theme.

Import dummy data

You can find the dummy / sample data in Dummy Data folder under theme zip you have downloaded. Please follow the below methods to import the dummy data:

  1. Automatic – Install this plugin and then navigate to Appearance > Import Demo Data. It will import all demo content and change your homepage and blog page to the ones from our demo site.
  2. Manual – Find the dummy data file in downloaded folder, then from your admin area go to Tools > Import > WordPress and select the file you’ve in your theme folder.

Create static front page

By default, WordPress shows blog posts on front page unless we change these settings to show a static page. In our case, we will create a Home page and set it as static front page. You can follow these steps for creating a Home page as static front page

If you imported the dummy data then home page and blog page automatically created.

If you do not import then follow the given steps.

Navigate to Pages > Add New. Next, enter a title for your home page. Say, “Home”.

This will create a basic Home Page. But this page will still not appear on front page. For that, it will be required to set Front page Displays.

Please Select Home Template for Home page.

Similarly, Navigate to Pages > Add New create one more page and call it “Blog”.

Navigate to Settings > Reading > Front page displays > A static page. Next, set Front page as “Home”, and choose Posts page as “Blog”. Finally, Save the changes.

Once you are done, check the site. It should show your newly created Home page with basic content.

Select font for theme

The Dactor theme has a easy access to the google fonts. You can follow the below steps to select a different font:

  1. Navigate to Appearance > Customize > Fonts. Here you can check the default font styles for the theme.
  2. Now go to the Google fonts, you can see multiple fonts here. Select the one that you like and click on the plus icon present above the font name as shown in below image.
  3. After that as shown in image below click on Customize then select the font-weights and languages that you want then click on Embed.documentation-img02
  4. Now here you can see the link and font-family for your selected theme, first select the link above family as shown in below image and paste this code to the Appearance > Customize > Fonts and in the input field of Font name/style/sets. Same as before copy the font-family text as shown in image and paste this to the Appearance > Customize > Fonts and in the input field of Font family.documentation-img03