Sochi - Hotel Booking WordPress Theme - Documentation

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This guide provides instructions for installation. It is recommended you read it thoroughly to fully leverage the "Sochi" 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 Sochi theme "sochi.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 "sochi.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 "Sochi" 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.

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.
6. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Sochi Theme" elements: "Intro Slider", "Intro", "Intro Block", "Team", "Testimonials", "Video Section", "Achievements", "Approach", "Blog (Grid)", "Bottom Contacts", "Contact Form 7", "Contact Info", "CTA Block", "Featured Hotel Rooms", "Gallery", "Hotel Search", "Images Carousel", "Images Three" and more.

WP Hotel Booking

Sochi theme uses WP Hotel Booking plugin and WP Hotel Booking Room plugin by ThimPress, a complete hotel booking plugin for WordPress, supports booking in single room page for WP Hotel Booking plugin.

Check general video documentation for WP Hotel Booking to creating a new room here:

Plugins

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

Sochi Plugin

This plugin it's designed for Sochi Theme.

WP Hotel Booking

Full of professional features for a booking room system, for detailed information on this plugin, please go to: WP Hotel Booking

WP Hotel Booking Room

Support book room without search room, for detailed information on this plugin, please go to: WP Hotel Booking Room

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

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

Theme Options

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

Styling

In "Styling" Tab you can edit: Theme Color, Primary Color, Paragraphs Color, Buttons Color, Primary Font, Paragraphs Font.

Header

In "Header" Tab you can edit: Buttons, Logos.

In "Footer" Tab you can edit: Footer text information, Socials buttons.

Blog

In "Blog" Tab you can edit: Blog Archive Layout, Blog Title, enable/disable Categories, disable/enabled Post Excerpt, Blog page, Socials share.

404

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

Preloader

In "Preloader" Tab you can edit: enable/disable Preloader.

Hotel Rooms

In "Hotel Rooms" Tab settings you can edit: Show City, Show Area, Show # of bathrooms, Google Map API Key.


Home Pages

- 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 "Sochi Theme" elements: "Intro Slider", "Intro", "Intro Block", "Team", "Testimonials", "Video Section", "Achievements", "Approach", "Blog (Grid)", "Bottom Contacts", "Contact Form 7", "Contact Info", "CTA Block", "Featured Hotel Rooms", "Gallery", "Hotel Search", "Images Carousel", "Images Three" and more.

Gallery Pages

- To create Gallery Items, please do the following:
1. First you can create Gallery categories, go to Gallery > Gallery categories, enter category name in fields Name & Slug. Click to "Save Changes" button.
2. Go to Gallery > Add Gallery.
3. In the tab "Featured Image", upload and select your image and click to "Publish" button.

- To create Gallery Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "Gallery".
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 "Sochi Theme" elements: "Gallery" 6. In "Gallery" widget content set options: Title, Filters, Items, Pagination, Settings.

Contacts Page

- 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:

<div id="contact-form" class="contact-form">
 <div class="row">
  <div class="col-12 col-lg-6">
   <div class="form-group">
    [text* nameContact id:nameContact class:inputText placeholder "Full name"]
   </div>
  </div>
  <div class="col-12 col-lg-6">
   <div class="form-group">
    [email* emailContact id:emailContact class:inputText placeholder "Email address"]
   </div>
  </div>
 </div>
 <div class="row">
  <div class="col-12 col-lg-12">
   <div class="form-group">
    [textarea* messageContact x1 id:messageContact class:textarea placeholder "Comment"]
   </div>
  </div>
 </div>
 <div class="row align-items-center">
  <div class="col-12">
   <button type="submit" class="btn">Send Message</button>
  </div>					
 </div>
</div>
				

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 "Sochi Theme" elements: "Contact Info", "Google Maps", "Contact Form 7".

About Page

- To create About Page, please do the following:
1. Go to Dashboard > Pages > Add New.
2. Enter your Page Title "About".
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 "Sochi Theme" elements: "Intro", "Bottom Contacts", "Intro Block", "Images Carousel", "Approach", "Video Section", "Team", "CTA Block" 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.
4. Click to "Edit with Elementor" button.
5. In Elementor builder panel drag and drop "Sochi Theme" elements: "Blog (Grid)" and more. 6. Go to Dashboard > Posts > Add New.
7. Enter your Post Title, Description, choose category and the tab Featured Image upload & select preview image. In the tab "Publish" click to "Publish" button.

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 Sochi theme "sochi.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