If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of the following Adamos Pro Theme Instructions, please post your support questions on the Adamos Pro Theme support forum (theme purchase required before posting a question).

Table of Contents

1. Installation
2. Custom Menu
3. Customizing sidebar with widgets
4. Custom Header
5. Homepage Layout
6. Set Up Homepage Slider
7. Additional Layouts
8. Customizer Options
9. Recommended Image Sizes
10. WPML Compatibility

1) Installation

a) Through Dashboard

Log in to the WordPress Dashboard.
Go to Appearance->Themes.
Click on Install Themes.
Click on Upload
Browse the zip file of Adamospro
Then Click on Install Now to install the theme.

b) Manual Installation using FTP

Download the Adamospro from your email link
Unzip adamospro.zip to your Desktop.
Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/themes/
Upload Adamos Pro theme to /wp-content/themes/.
Go to Appearance->Themes and activate AdamosPro theme from Dashboard.

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2) Custom Menus

Adamos Pro supports custom menu and you can set it by using the following steps.

Go to Appearance->Menus.
Give your menu a name and build as you require.
You can add pages, categories or custom URL’s.
Now simply select the theme location(Primary Menu in our case) for your newly created menus using a widget on the left. Afterwards, click Save.
See Menu Help for more information.

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3) Customizing sidebar with widgets

After installing the theme, your sidebars will be empty or have default widgets. These can be populated using the following steps:

Go to Appearance > Widgets.
You can drag and drop widgets in each of the positions.
See Widget Help  for more information.
Note: This theme has some extra widget areas in the footer and the left-sidbar template. These can be populated using the same steps as above.

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4) Custom Header

Adamos Pro supports Custom Header Feature.

Header Image

Go to Appearance->Header.
Browse image from your computer and upload the image. Look at number 9 for recommended image sizes.
Crop the Image to suit.
Click on Crop and Publish.
Your website’s Header Image is now set.

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5) Homepage Layout

The Homepage layout can be set by making a page and selecting “Custom Home Page” from the Template options.

– The top featured text (below slider) can be edited in Appearance > Customize.
– The 3 feature boxes can be edited in Appearance > Customize
– Recent Posts. The latest 2 posts are picked up and displayed under the recent posts section.
– Homepage slider instructions are below.

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6) Set Up Slider

A post category called “Featured” and with the slug “featured” will have to be added to your post categories. The slider will pick up the latest 3 posts from this category and the image if you have set a featured image. Look at number 9 for recommended image sizes. The slider will appear on whatever you have set as your homepage – static or blog.

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7) Additional Layouts

As well as the Homepage Layout detailed above and the default right sidebar layout you also have the option to use further layout options:

A full-width layout can be set by making or editing a page and selecting “Full Width” from the Template options.

Left Sidebar
A full-width layout can be set by making or editing a page and selecting “Left Sidebar” from the Template options.

Contact Page
A contact page can be set by making a page and selecting “Contact Page” from the Template options.

Contributors/Authors Page
A page displaying your websites contributors can be set by making a page and selecting “Display Authors” from the Template options. This will display information from your registered users who are contributors.

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8) Customizer options

You can set various options through the wordpress admin customizer options. Appearance > Customize

Color Scheme
– You can select from 6 different color schemes. Click on your preferred color scheme for a live preview and save when happy.
Logo Upload
– Drop a file into the box or click “select a file” and browse to the image want to use as your logo. A preview of your logo will appear on the web page. Click save when happy.
Top Feature text area
– Enter your featured text here. This will display directly below the homepage slider
Feature text boxes
– Images, links and text can be added to the 3 feature boxes

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9) Recommended Image Sizes

Logo = 280px width 78px height
Slider images = at least 960px width. will look best at either a 3:1 or 4:1 width-to-height ratio. The Adamos Pro demo site images are 2000px width and 500px height.
Header = same as slider images

These are just recommendations and there is some flexibility with sizes.

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10) WPML Compatibility

WPML public test site for Adamos Pro: http://theme-testing.wpml.org/adamospro/
WPML add-ons: – http://wpml.org/purchase/

Installing & activating both WPML & the theme:
– WPML getting started guide http://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/

How to set and translate main features of the theme:
– Using translation management http://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/using-the-translation-editor/
– Translation Management & Features – http://wpml.org/documentation/translating-your-contents/using-the-translation-editor/translation-management-features/
– Translating URL slugs – http://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/translating-page-slugs/

An example of how the client can translate strings coming from the theme:
– How to scan strings coming from the theme – http://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/theme-localization/
– How to translate strings using String Translation – http://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/string-translation/

If adjustment is needed for WPML language switcher please also add this: