The awesome choice for Xmas theme
AmyXmas is the onepage theme designed for website on Xmas season.
It allows you to show the deal promotion of your products, customers’ testimonials, your blog posts and more. Especially, this theme is totally free for you. Don’t hesitate, Xmas is very close. Just download it.
To use AmyXmas, please be sure that you are using Wordpress version 4.0 or later, PHP version 2.5 or higher and MySQL version 5.0 or higher. And before going to the theme detail, we would like to provide you some references about WordPress. We think these references are usefull for users who are new to WordPress as well as experienced users.
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Installation section helps you learn how to install theme via FTP, via WordPress and how to install required and recommended plugins using for AmyXmas theme.
Follow the steps below to learn how to install theme via FTP
Step 1: Login to your hosting space via an FTP software
Step 2: Unzip the AmyXmas file and only use the extracted AmyXmas folder
Step 3: Upload the extracted AmyXmas folder into wp-content => Theme folder
Step 4: Activate the newly installed theme by going to Appearance => Themes and click on Activate button to activate theme
Follow the steps below to learn how to install theme via WordPress
Step 1: From backend, go to Appearances => Themes => Add New button, click on Upload button at the top of the page
Step 2: Click on Choose File to choose theme from your local computer, the file requirement is zip format. Press Install Now button to install theme.
Step 3: Wait for few seconds, the theme will be uploaded and extracted automatically by WordPress. After this process complete, you only need to press on Activate link under the message for successful installed theme.
Once you ativate Amỹmas, you will receive notification message to install plugins. Follow the steps of Plugins Installation part below to learn how to do this
Step 1: Once you activate AmyXmas, you will receive a notification message at the top of the screen that shows you which are required plugins and which are recommended plugins for theme.
Step 2: Click on Begin Install Plugins link under the message to go to Plugin’s list in which you can install and activate the required and recommended plugins. Tick on the box for plugins you wish to install => Click on Bulk Action to see drop-down list => Install => Apply button
Important: Required plugins are compulsory plugins to make AmyXmas works
Step 3: Wait for some seconds, after all of the plugin is installed, from Dashboard => Plugins, you will activate the plugin as you want.
After activating theme successfully, you can change some basic theme settings like site title, tagline, logo, favicon, footer,.....
To change your site title and tagline, from Dashboard => Settings => General, these parameters are critical for search engine.
To make your permalinks more SEO friendly, you can set custom permalinks structure. From Dashboard => Settings => Permalinks.
Now, you can change theme favicon and logo, footer by navigating to Theme Options section.
To change theme favicon and logo, from Dashboard => AmyXmas => Header, you will find the detail information at Header section of Theme Options.
To change theme footer and copyright, from Dashboard => AmyXmas => Footer, you will find the detail information at Footer section of Theme Options.
After installing AmyMovie quickstart successfully, you need to change the general information for the theme to make it step by step become your own website.
By theme options, you are allowed to tweak a theme’s global settings. You can change the logo, topbar, theme color, theme footer, copyright, social network, and more...
From Dashboard => AmyMovie, you can change the settings of theme options here.
Header section allows you to change theme favicon, logo.
From Dashboard => AmyXmas => Header.
Favicon: is known as a page icon or an urlicon, it is an icon associated with a particular website or webpage.
There are two ways to upload Favicon for your site
Note: If you choose the second way to upload a favicon, the first way will be invalid.
Logo: is associated with the value of the brand. AmyXmas allows you to add the logo as an image or a text.
Note: if you upload a logo image, the logo text will be disabled automatically.
Blog part allows you to set the layout for the single post page with right sidebar, left sidebar or no sidebar.
From Dashboard => AmyXmas => Blog.
From Dashboard => AmyXmas => Typography => click on Add New Typography button to add new typography for new parts
Click on Save button to save any your changes.
This option is optional. If you have coding knowledge, you can custom CSS and JS by yourself.
From Dashboard => AmyXmas => Custom CSS & JS.
Here you will learn how to create new blog posts, menu and how to set up a homepage.
Now you can create the blog post.
Step 1: From Dashboard => Posts => Click on Add New button.
Step 2: Add the title as usual.
Step 3: Add the content for your blog post.
Step 4: Choose Post Format from the list.
Step 5: Choose one or more categories.
Step 6: Add Featured Image for your blog post. Click on Set featured image link in the Featured Image section, you will choose an image from the list.
Step 7: Click on Publish button to publish that post.
Note: You also can add sidebar for the single post page by following here: from Dashboard => AmyXmas => Blog, there are two easy options allow you to set single post page layout with left sidebar, right sidebar or no sidebar.
You can custom homepage as you want. And here we will show you how to create the homepage like our demo site.
Step 1: From Dashboard => Pages => click on Add New button => Add the Page Title as usual.
Step 2: Click on Page Builder section to add rows and widgets for your page.
Step 3: Click on Add Row and Add Widget button to create layout and content for homepage. Please note that, you will add HTML for the content of each widget, and because you are setting up for one page, so you need to add an unique ID for each element
Here is how it looks at the backend after adding rows and widgets. Also, you can reorder the wigdets by dragging & dropping to any position you want.
And here is how it looks on the front-end.
Step 4: Set up Front Page
From Dashboard => Settings => Reading, you can set homepage by following the steps of the screenshot below.
Step 1: Install and activate plugin SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle.
Step 2: From Dashboard => Plugins => SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle, click on Active button for Amy Post widget.
Step 3: From Dashboard => Appreances => Widgets, now you will see Amy Blog Post widget at Widget section.