If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of the following Adamos Theme Instructions, please feel free to post support question on the Adamos Theme support forum.
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
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 Adamos
Then Click on Install Now to install the theme.
b) Manual Installation using FTP
Download the Adamos theme from WordPress.org
Unzip adamos.zip to your Desktop.
Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/themes/
Upload Adamos theme to /wp-content/themes/.
Go to Appearance->Themes and activate Adamos theme from Dashboard.
Adamos 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.
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. These can be populated using the same steps as above.
Adamos supports Custom Header Feature.
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.
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.
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.
As well as the Homepage Layout detailed above and the default right sidebar layout you also have the option to use a full width page layout:
A full-width layout can be set by making or editing a page and selecting “Full Width” from the Template options.
You can set various options through the wordpress admin customizer options. Appearance > Customize
– 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
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 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.
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: