wilco.zipfile on your computer and press 'Install Now',
wilco' folder into '
themes' folder in your WordPress installation (
You need to install/activate required plugins. You can do this by visiting Appearance » Install Plugins inside wp dashboard.
1. After theme activation go to Appearance > Install Plugins, and install and activate Redux Framework plugin!
2. Then go to Wilco - admin panel
and hit "Save Changes" button to set default style settings:
You can change styling options later.
2. Following message may be visible after theme activation:
Click on 'Begin activating plugins' link and install and activate 'Redux Framework' (if not installed yet) and 'Shortcode Ultimate' plugins. Or you can do this by visiting Appearance » Install Plugins
IMPORTANT! It is possible that after theme activation are images wrongly cropped and look ugly! In this case use following plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/regenerate-thumbnails/ to regenerate old thumbnails (from previous theme).
After plugin installation start regeneration in Tools > Regen. Thumbnails. This process can take a while and you cannot close tab/window until regeneration is done.
Theme comes with extensive options panel with functions divided to these sections:
In post add/edit screen, below the post content is located custom 'Themnific Post Options' tab:
a) You can select the size of the post on the homepage (for Masonry layout),
b) Enable / Disable featured image on the single post.
Theme comes with few custom widgets (marked as -Themnific).
Go to Appearance > Widgets and setup your sidebar and footer widget areas. Widgets are very easy to setup. Just follow and set partial widgets fields.
Following widgets are used in theme demo:
In theme demo may be used custom widgets which come with 3dr party plugins (Twitter, Newsletter etc.).
Please see 'Plugins' chapter for more info about these plugins.
IMPORTANT! It is possible that after theme activation are images wrongly cropped and look ugly!
In this case use this plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/regenerate-thumbnails/ to regenerate old thumbnails from previous theme.
After plugin installation start regeneration in Tools > Regen. Thumbnails This process can take a while and you cannot close tab/window until regeneration is done.
Images and thumbnails are generated automatically.
To display thumbnails correctly upload images via WP interface using "Set featured image" button.
After image upload set featured image.
You can easily create newsletter subscribe form with 'MailChimp for WordPress' Plugin: Plugin Homepage
Into search field (in Plugins > Add New) insert 'MailChimp for WordPress' and Install this plugin
Plugin can be set in Settings > Video Thumbnails:
In demo is used subscribe form with following markup: https://pastebin.com/L2cFPYyP
Plugin page: Plugin Homepage
Into search field (in Plugins > Add New) insert 'Social Pug' and Install this plugin.
Plugin can be set in WP Dashboard > Social Pug:
Theme is compatible with Add To Any plugin too.
Into search field (in Plugins > Add New) paste 'Top 10 – Popular posts plugin for WordPress' and Install and activate this plugin.
After plugin activation setup 'Popular Posts [Top 10]' widget in Appearance > Widgets with following, highlighted options:
Theme is compatible with Recent Tweets Widget plugin. Plugin is used in demo site.
In search field (Plugins > Add New) insert 'Recent Tweets Widget' and Install plugin.
Plugin widget can be set in Appearance > Widegts:
Note!: You need to get "consumer and secret" codes for Recent Tweets Widget:
You can generate different shortcodes using 'Insert shortcode' button in all Post/Page screens:
Plugin page: Plugin Homepage
Into search field (in Plugins > Add New) insert 'Contact Form 7' and Install this plugin
You can create own contact form(s) in main wp menu > Contact.
You can display created 'contact form' on any page using shortcode.
Please read plugin documetation for more info about this very flexible plugin.
In theme demo is used contacnt form with following markup: https://pastebin.com/tL2M2PMQ
Make sure that Wilco theme is installed and activated.
- In main theme package is attached XML file. Unzip this XML file.
- Go to Tools > Import; install and activate 'WordPress Importer' plugin,
- Find XML file on your computer and import XML file.
- Check "Download and import file attachments" option.
- XML file is bit bigger and sometimes (slow server etc.) needs to be imported more times (until 'Have Fun' message is shown).
After XML file import:
- set default setting in Settings > Reading;
- In Wilco admin panel > General Settngs select blog layout you want to use,
- save imported custom menus for 'locations' (in Appearance > Menus);
- set own color scheme in Appearance > Wilco admin panel.
- footer and sidebar widgets can be set in Appearance > Widgets. In demo are used these widgets:
Due licenses all imported images are for testing purposes only and cannot be used on your live website!!!
You can download free photos for your commercial & personal works on sites like:
This theme is translation/localization ready and comes with
wilco.pot file. File is located in
wilco.potfile (line by line),
The filename of your .po / .mo file is crucial! Gettext uses the ISO 639 standard for language abbreviations and ISO 3166 for locales. If your translation is written in deutsch for example, your file name will look like de_DE.po. Capitalization is also important here. For a full list of language and country codes, check out these two links:
Once you save, POEdit by default automatically creates a .mo file alongside your .po file. Put these files into 'lang' folder.
Your internationalization is complete!
Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme.