Arter - CV Resume WordPress Theme - Documentation

Thank you for purchasing our theme!
This guide provides instructions for installation. It is recommended you read it thoroughly to fully leverage the "Arter" theme's capabilities. If you need any help or support please contact us through the ThemeForest Messaging system or Support Email: beshleyua@gmail.com

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Installing WordPress

Before beginning the installation and configuring of your new theme, you must first have WordPress already installed on a server. Here is a very detailed guide at Wordpress Codex that will walk you through every step.

Installing Theme

Uploading Through WordPress

To upload through your Dashboard, select “Appearance” and then “Themes”. Next, select the “Add New” button at the top of the page and then select the “Upload Theme” button. Choose Arter theme "arter.zip" file and select “Install Now”. Once the theme is fully uploaded and installed, click “Activate” to activate the WordPress theme.

When uploading your theme with the installer, please ensure you are uploading the theme .zip file, not the entire package you downloaded. In this case, you will be uploading "arter.zip".

FTP Upload

To manually upload your new WordPress theme, login with your credentials to your website and locate the wp-content folder in your WordPress install files. Upload the un-zipped Arter WordPress Theme folder into the: wp-content/themes folder.
Once uploaded, activate the theme by heading to the “Themes” menu in the WordPress Dashboard.

Installing Plugins Required

Once you have installed and activated our theme you will be prompted to install required and recommended plugins for all theme features. Just click the link to Begin installing plugins and activate all plugins.

Install Theme & Import DEMO Content

- To import demo content, please follow some steps below:
1. First you need to install the theme.

2. Activate all plugins, next go to Appearance > Import Demo Data and import demo content from the list. (Video installation instructions below).

Elementor Builder

- To enable on your page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New (or Edit).
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Layout builder (Elementor)" and Save Changes.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements & blocks and fill the fields.

Plugins

Contact Form 7

Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular form builders for wordpress.

For detailed information and support on this plugin, please go to: Contact Form 7

Elementor

The most advanced frontend drag & drop page builder. Create high-end, pixel perfect websites at record speeds. Any theme, any page, any design.

For detailed information, documentation and support on this plugin, please go to: Elementor

ACF Pro

ACF PRO includes extra fields & features to better develop websites including repeatable blocks, page building layouts, intuitive galleries, custom settings pages and reusable fields!

For detailed information and support on this plugin, please go to: ACF Pro

One Click Demo Import

Import your content, widgets and theme settings with one click.

For detailed information, please go to: One Click Demo Import

Arter Plugin

This plugin it's designed for Arter Theme.

ACF Pro: Font Awesome

Adds a new 'Font Awesome Icon' field to the popular Advanced Custom Fields plugin.

Theme Options

All global settings can be found in ​Dashboard > Theme Options​. In addition, you can customize:

Styling

In "Styling" Tab you can edit: Page Transition (Enable Smooth page transitions), Theme Color, Heading Color, Text Color, Menu Items Color, Heading Size, Paragraph Size, Menu Items Size, Heading Font, Menu Items Font, Paragraphs Font.

Header & vCard

In "vCard" Tab you can edit: Header Background, Profile Image, Profile Name, Profile Short Description, Profile Information, Profile Skills Blocks, Profile Buttons.

In "Footer" Tab you can edit: Footer Text, Footer Text (Right), Socials buttons.

Blog

In "Blog" Tab you can edit: Blog page, enable/disable Categories, disable/enabled Post Excerpt, disable/enabled Featured Image, Social Share.

Portfolio

In "Portfolio" Tab you can edit: Portfolio Page, Disable Lightbox (on portfolio).

404

In "404" Tab you can edit: Title 404, Content 404.

Preloader

In "Preloader" Tab you can edit: Preloader Text.


Home Page

- To create Home Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "Home".
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Layout builder (Elementor)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements: "Hero Banner", "Numbers", "Portfolio", "Pricing", "Project Banner", "Project Description", "Project Image Carousel", "Blog (Carousel)", "Blog (Grid)", "Clients", "Contact Form", "Contact Information", "Project Image", "Project Image Gallery", "Resume", "Services", "Testimonials" and more.
6. In the field "Your homepage displays" > "A static page (select below)" > "Homepage:" select "Home"

Portfolio

- To create Portfolio Items, please do the following:
1. First your need to create Portfolio categories, go to Portfolio > Portfolio categories, enter category name in fields Name & Slug. Click to "Save Changes" button.
2. Go to Portfolio > Add Portfolio.
3. In the tab "Featured Image", select image from Library or Upload new.
4. 3. Fill Title, Categories, Description and click to "Edit with Elementor" button. 5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements: "Project Banner", "Project Description", "Project Image Carousel", "Blog (Carousel)", "Blog (Grid)", "Clients", "Project Image", "Project Image Gallery", "Testimonials", "Hero Banner", "Numbers", "Portfolio", "Pricing", "Contact Form", "Contact Information", "Resume", "Services" and more.

- To create Portfolio Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "Portfolio".
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Layout builder (Elementor)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements: "Portfolio", "Project Banner", "Clients", "Testimonials" and more.

Contact Form

- To create Contacts Form, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Contact > Contact Forms > Add New.
2. Enter form name "Contact Form".
3. In the tab "Form" you can use default form layout or enter this code lines:

<!-- contact form -->
<div class="art-contact-form">
	<!-- form field -->
	<div class="art-form-field">
		<!-- name input -->
		[text* your-name class:art-input placeholder "Name"]
		<!-- label -->
		<label><i class="fas fa-user"></i></label>
	</div>
	<!-- form field end -->
	
	<!-- form field -->
	<div class="art-form-field">
		<!-- email input -->
		[email* your-email class:art-input placeholder "Email"]
		<!-- label -->
		<label><i class="fas fa-at"></i></label>
	</div>
	<!-- form field end -->
	
	<!-- form field -->
	<div class="art-form-field">
		<!-- message textarea -->
		[textarea* your-message class:art-input placeholder "Message"]
		<!-- label -->
		<label><i class="far fa-envelope"></i></label>
	</div>
	<!-- form field end -->
	
	<!-- button -->
	<div class="art-submit-frame">
		<button class="art-btn art-btn-md art-submit" type="submit"><span>Send message</span></button>
	</div>
</div>
<!-- contact form end -->
				

4. In the tab "Mail", enter this your email address.
5. Save Changes.

- To create Contacts Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "Contact".
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Layout builder (Elementor)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements: "Contact Information", "Contact Form", "Clients", "Testimonials" and more.

History Page

- To create History Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "History".
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Layout builder (Elementor)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements: "Resume", "Clients", "Testimonials", "Numbers", "Pricing", "Services" and more.

Blog Pages

- To create Blog Pages, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "Blog".
3. In the tab "Page Attributes" > "Template", select "Layout builder (Elementor)". In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button. In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Arter Theme" elements: "Blog (Carousel)", "Blog (Grid)", "Clients" and more.

Update Our Themes

Update via Envato Market Plugin

To easy and fast update theme and plugins you can use Envato Market Plugin (I added this plugin in recommended list in the theme):
1) Install Envato Market Plugin: https://envato.com/market-plugin/ and activate.
2) On admin panel go to Envato Market -> Settings -> Generate an Envato API Personal Token -> Click on link -> Login to your Envato Account -> Checked “Permissions ( https://gyazo.com/8a94c801e8197207d3d37467aa8587fb )” on list -> Create Token.
3) Use plugin “Envato Market -> Themes” to install all future updates. (in a few clicks).
Thanks!

Manually Update (Appearance -> Themes)

You can update our theme via WordPress Panel, Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Themes. Click "Add New" -> "Upload Theme". Choose Arter theme "arter.zip" file and select “Install Now”.

Manually Update (FTP or Cpanel)

You can update our theme using via FTP or Cpanel.
Download the latest version of the theme on ThemeForest download page and you rename the folder contain the old theme and create a new folder and insert the latest theme in here.

Support

If you need any help or support please contact us through the ThemeForest Messaging system or Support Email: beshleyua@gmail.com