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Installation: Requirements To use this theme you need to have some specific requirements on your server. Please make sure you fulfill the following requirements: Wordpress 4.0 or higherPHP 5.3 or higherMySQL5 or higher We always try to use th ...

Installation: Getting Started with WordPress By following the best WordPress coding and design principles it will be a piece of cake for you to use this theme, even if you are not already familiar with WordPress. If this is your first time using a WordPress theme we ...

Installation: Installing theme Download Files First you need to download the theme. To do so, just go to your Themeforest account, click on the Tab Downloads and download either the Main File(s) or the Installable WordPress Theme. Main File(s) ...

Beginners Guide: How do I import the demo content? First of all, to install the demo data you need to download the Main File(s) from Themeforest. There you will find the demo folder containing following files: 01_THEMENAME_demo.json02_THEMENAME_de ...

Beginners Guide: Which image size should I use for my posts? Gullvy is using following images sizes. You can change them by navigate to Settings > Media Thumbnail Size250x250 Medium Size500x667Width should be at least 500px. The height depends on the image f ...

Beginners Guide: How to update the theme to the lastest version? NOTE: Before you update the theme always make sure you have a database backup and a backup of all theme files you already changed, because they will be overwritten during the update. If you are using a child theme you don't n ...

Beginners Guide: Setting up the main menu Step 1: Go to Appearance > Menus Step 2: Click on Create a new menu and type in your menu name. Now click on Create Menu Step 3: After you created a new menu you need to choose the pr ...

Beginners Guide: Number of posts displayed & Infinity scrolling Number of Posts You can change the number of posts displayed on your post page easily.Step 1:Go to Settings > ReadingStep 2:Change the number of Blog pages show at mostInfinity ScrollingGullvy comes with a cool feature loa ...

Beginners Guide: Setting up a static frontpage By default WordPress sets the latest posts on the frontpage. But maybe you would like to have a static page on your frontpage and the blog under another menu item. That's no problem. Just follow this tutorial. Step ...

Beginners Guide: Widget Areas Gullvy has only one area where you can put in widgets - a right sidebar within the content you can see on the image below.To add a widget into the sidebar follow these steps:Step 1:Go to Appearance > WidgetsStep 2:No choos ...

Advanced Guide: How to add a new Widget Area? All themes come with their own specific widget areas, where you can add widgets. If you would like to add your own area just follow this tutorial. NOTE: To be updated proof we always recommend to use the child theme for ...

Advanced Guide: How do I use a different blog layout on the frontpage? NOTE: This is not working with Infinite Scrolling By default you can have only one page which will display all posts (posts page or blog page) in WordPress. Therefore be default you can only have one blog layout on your si ...

Advanced Guide: How do I change the Google Maps color in the theme? If you add a map using the Layout Builder the map automatically gets the theme style. Here is how you can change the color fitting your needs.Step 1:Snazzymaps is a really cool site providing a bunch of styles for Google Maps ...

Advanced Guide: How do I change the Google Maps marker icon? If you use a marker e.g. on the contact page you will have the default google maps marker icon. Here is a tutorial how you can use your own marker icon.Step 1:First you need to create a PNG image from you icon.Step 2:Open bh_ ...

How do I change the accent color? You can change the accent color by follow following steps. Step 1: Open the WordPress Customiser by going to Appearance > Customise Step 2: Open the option Colors and pick the color you like. ...

How do I change the font? This theme has already built in the option to change the font family. Choose from over 700 Google fonts. If you want to know how each font is looking just take a look at Google Webfonts. Step 1: Open the Wor ...

How do I change the font size? The theme is calculating all font-sizes and line-heights you can see in the theme from its root values. This means they depend on the body font-size and line-height. For example a theme is using following default size ...

How do I change the blog layout? This theme comes with different blog layouts you can easily switch. Step 1: Open the WordPress Customiser by going to Appearance > Customise Step 2: Open the options THEMENAME - Blog and just choose one blog st ...

Post: How to use post excerpts? By default the first few words of the pot content will be displayed as the post teaser. You can set the word count within the Blog Customiser Settings. But you can also use your own content for each post by using Excerpts. ...

How to deactivate comments? Step 1: Go to the Page or Posts where you want to deactivate the comments.Step 2:Open the Screen Options at the right top corner of the post/page like in the image.Step 3:Now just uncheck Comments.That's it!

Post: Setting up a post with a Featured Image? The featured image represents the main image in a blog post. The theme is using this image in many ways (Related Posts, Post Navigation etc.). To display all blog types properly like on the example in the image we recommen ...

How do I add a post with a slideshow? Gullvy comes with the possibility to add additional featured images to create a post with a slideshowJust follow this instruction to create a post with a slideshow.Step 1:Go to Posts and select the post you want to edit.Step ...

How do I add a post with an audio? You have the possibility to implement your favorite Soundcloud sound into your post. Just take a look at this tutorial. Step 1: Go www.soundcloud.com and click Share on the song you want to implement.Go on the tab Embed ...

How do I add a post with video? You have also the possibility to implement your favorite Youtube or Vimeo video into your post. Just take a look at this tutorial. Step 1: Go to Posts and select the post you want to edit. Step 3: Just cop ...

How do I add a post subtitle? Besides the post title you can add an additional subtitle. Here is how you can do that:Step 1:Go to Posts and select the post you want to edit.Step 2:Under the default WordPress content box you can find a box called Subtitle. ...

How do i add social icons? Gullvy is using social icons on the bottom of the header bar as you can see on the image below:Here is how you can add them easily:Step 1:Go to Appearance > Customise Step 2:Click on Gullvy - Social MediaHere you can add y ...

How do i add social icons for the author? For every user you are creating you can add custom social icons which you can see within the author description right under a post. Take a look at the image below. Step 1: Go to Users and choose the user you want to add ...

How do I change the author information in a post? This tutorial shows you how you can change the author information displayed in a single post. Author image---------- You need to create an account on Gravatar and upload your image there. NOTE: The email address ...

How do I turn off the comments on a page or post? By default the comments on a post or page are activated. You can easily turn them off. Here is how you can do that:Step 1:Go to a post or page you want to deactivate the commentsStep 2:Click on Screen Options at the top of t ...

Page: How do I hide the page title? You can easily hide the page title on certain pages. This is how you can do it:Step 1:Go to Pages and open the page where you want to hide the title.Step 2:On the right site at the bottom you can find the box Hide titleThat's ...

Page: How do I get a split view like in the post on a page? That's pretty easy. To get a split view like you have by default on a post all you need to do is to go to the page you want a split view on and add a featured image like you do it on the post.Have fun!

Contact Page: Setting up the Contact Form The Contact form is using Contact Forms 7 on the contact page. To set up a form like this follow these steps: Step 1: First, install the plugin Contact Forms 7 and activate it. Step 2: ...

How do I set up the contact page? (Map) This is a tutorial how you can set up the map on the left site like on the image below.Step 1:Go to a page. There you will find a box below the content field called Map.Step 2:To find out what the latitude and longitude of yo ...

How to translate the theme into another language? The default language of this theme is english. But you can easily translate it into our preferred language using a tool like Poedit. Step 1: First you need to download and install Poedit Step 2: If you ...

Menu: How to add a header in the main menu dropdown? You can enhance the main dropdown menu with an header which separates different menu items like on this image: Just follow these steps if you want to add your own header. Step 1: Go to ...