Localizing & Translating The Theme

The theme uses default strings which can we found in the theme language file that comes with the theme. These strings are grouped into one file which is located in the {theme_name}/languages folder. The file called is {theme_name}.pot. The values of those strings can be translated by the use of the poedit program. Or a […]

WPML Plugin

WPML (WordPress Multi Language) is a plugin which gives your website the ability to have the same content in different languages. With WPML you don’t have to create a website for each language. You can have one website (domain) and have each page, post portfolio, product etc. show up in its the different language. Changing […]

PolyLang Plugin

This plugin is a free alternative to the WPML plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/polylang/  When you install the language menu will appear on the header same as the WPML plugin. Documentation https://polylang.wordpress.com/documentation/ 


Performance Speed up your website by using minified and combined versions of the css/js files that used for the theme.   Special Pages Set a page as your 404 page or enable maintenance / under construction mode without a 3rd party plugin.

Custom Fonts

You can use self-hosted or TypeKit fonts with the theme. Add custom fonts by following the screen instructions. The new font will be added to the top of the fonts list inside the Customize > Typography Options.

Import / Export Theme Settings

You can import export your theme settings including customizer panel settings. If you want to switch to a child theme, it is recommended to export your settings first.   Note : In a WordPress Multisite you need to enable importing of the txt file extension the superadmin area settings.  

Top Bar

Go to Appearance > Widgets and add widgets to the Top Bar widget locations. The top bar will automatically appear when you have a widget inside one of the top bar widget locations unless you disable it via  Ava > Customize > Styling Options > Top Bar Use only Custom Menu, Text and RT-Social Media […]

Side Panel

  Enable the side panel via Customize > Styling Options > Side Panel Use Side Panel Navigation menu location to create the menu inside the panel. ( Appearance > Menus ) Go to Appearance > Widgets and add widgets into the Side Panel widget location Remember that you can display the side panel menu on […]

Special Class Names

Ava has some useful class names that you can use in a “CSS class name” fields in the builder or anywhere else if you are writing an HTML code. Alignments aligncenter alignleft alignright Text Alignments text-left Left aligned text. text-center Center aligned text. text-right Right aligned text. text-justify Justified text. text-nowrap No wrap text. Text […]

Creating Custom Forms

The theme has a built-in contact form. It is available to use by a shortcode or page builder module. If you want to have a customized contact form or newsletter signup form you can use a free plugin called Contact Form 7 Install Contact Form 7 plugin  https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact-form-7/ Learn how to use http://contactform7.com/docs/   Creating Sample […]