Thank you for your purchase of Sara’s Fashion. This WordPress Genesis child theme can be use as a blog, shop or both. The theme is customized with a home page slider and call to action boxes, along with a subscription form. You can leave out the subscription box if you don’t need it.
You should allow yourself some time to get the site set up, especially if you are new to WordPress. Nearly any WordPresss template that has any flexibility for display requires set up, especially if it also includes ecommerce options. There are not many truly out of the box options if you want anything more than a very basic theme. Set up is not difficult, but it does require a number of steps Setting up the theme is a great way for you to learn your way around WordPress and learn some things that you will need to know down the road such as how to install plugins, upload headers, and use widgets.
If you would like us to install and setup your theme for you, we offer that as a purchase addon through the website here and through Etsy here for $75. Set up is normally completed within 48 hours on weekdays and 72 hours on weekends.
To get started, you will be installing Studiopress Genesis, your Sara’s Fashion theme file, and various plugins. Follow the sections below in order to install the necessary items and set up the site.
Important: Install and activate the plugins before beginning the front page set up and install and activate genesis connect for Woocommerce even if you do not plan to use Woocommerce with this theme.
Installing Genesis and Your Theme File
Setting your Home and Blog Pages
Setting Your Header Background or Custom Header
Setting Up the Home Page Slider
Setting Up the Home Page Call to Action Boxes
Setting Up The Email Subscribe Box
Add a Contact Form and Change Colors
Enjoy your theme!