Wedding Bells WordPress Theme Documentation


Thank you for purchasing Wedding Bells WordPress Theme. This documentation consists of several parts and shows you the entire process of setting up and customizing a WordPress theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please refer to the Support section. Thanks so much!


WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It enables you to build Websites and powerful on-line applications and requires almost no technical skills or knowledge to manage. Many aspects, including its ease of use and extensibility, have made WordPress the most popular Web site software available.

Creating a website with WordPress is significantly much easier than coding it by yourself. if you are a beginner, even working with WordPress may be difficult to you. That's why, in this section we will provide some useful links and also will explain how to get oriented in the documentation and what pattern to follow when building your website with our theme. Please note that this documentation covers all the main settings for the theme, but it doesn't cover instructions about working with WordPress, as this is a very extensive topic. If you are new to WordPress, we would recommend to first get familiar with the WordPress system, so you can have at least basic knowledge about how it works and then proceed with setting the theme.



Table of Contents

  1. Theme Installation
  2. Homepage Setup
  3. Header
    1. Site name / logo
    2. Setting the menu
  4. Homepage Slider
  5. Inner Page Banner
  6. Homepage Section
    1. The Wedding Couple
    2. About Couple
    3. Until Our Big Day
    4. Our Love Story
    5. Testimonials
    6. Our Wedding Event
    7. Are You Attending
    8. Important People
    9. RSVP Now
    10. Photo Gallery
    11. Latest News
    12. Wedding Location
    13. Location Map
  7. Footer
  8. Footer Menu
  9. Photo Gallery
  10. Contact Form
  11. Page Templates & Sidebars
  12. Widgets
  13. Shortcodes
  14. Multilingual
  15. Support

Free Version

  1. Homepage Setup
  2. Slider Section
  3. Welcome Section
  4. Wedding Couple Section

1. Theme Installation


a. Through WordPress Dashboard


  1. Go to the menu Appearance > Themes and click on Add New button.
  2. Click on Upload Theme button.
  3. Click on Browse button and navigate to the unzipped theme package on your computer.
  4. Look for a file called wedding-bells.zip Click on it to select, then click OK.
  5. Click on Install Now button and wait until the installation is complete.
  6. Click on Activate link to activate the theme on your WordPress site.
  7. Go to Appearance >> Theme Options >> Restore Default.
Note: Some servers have limited folder access settings applied and wouldn't allow uploading the theme trough the admin - in these case you have to upload the theme via FTP.

b. Manual Installation using FTP client


If you know the FTP login details of the server where your site is hosted and you have a FTP client installed (such as FileZilla), you might consider using this way of uploading your theme.

  1. Unzip the wedding-bells.zip file
  2. Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/themes
  3. Upload theme to /wp-content/themes/
  4. Go to Appearance -> Themes and activate theme from Dashboard.
First you have to unzip the download file, find the zip file called wedding-bells.zip, unzip it and upload the folder to the main WordPress installation folder » wp-content » themes. Please note that if you prefer this way of installation, you have to make sure that the main files of the theme are contained just within one folder of the themes folder.

You can activate the theme after it is uploaded on the server. In order to activate this theme you have to go to the admin panel » Appearance » Themes. In this section you should see the theme with a title Wedding Bells. Just click on the Activate button and your theme should get activated.




2. Homepage Setup


After activating the Wedding Bells theme, please setup homepage using following



3. The header


The header consists of three main elements:



a. Changing the site name / logo


If you don't have your logo image then you can use site name and tagline. To change site name and tagline go to
Settings » General » Site Title

OR if you want to uplaod logo for your website go to Appearance » Theme Options » Basic Settings » Logo
You can also increase logo image height as per your requirement.



b. Setting the menu


  1. First of all create pages from Pages >> Add new page
  2. Go to Appearance >> Menu
  3. Click on Create a new menu link
  4. Give a name to your menu in Menu name and click save menu button
  5. Once you have create menu. You need to add pages by selecting with checkboxes. After adding menu list you can arrange it by drag and drop.
  6. Select menu theme locations Primary Menu from Menu Settings
  7. Click Save Menu after adding required pages, categories in the menu


4. Homepage Slider


In order to add slides to homepage slider: Go to Appearance » Theme Options » Homepage Slider
For each slide there are different options that you can apply.

If you don't want to use this default image slider, you can use any image slider WordPress plugin



5. Inner Page Banner


To change inner page banner image: Go to Appearance » Theme Options » Homepage Slider » Inner Page Banner

To set different banner image for each individual page



6. Homepage Section


a. The Wedding Couple

To manage this section go to Appearance » Theme Options » Sections » Section 1

Shortcode/Content:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."]


b. About Couple

To manage this section go to Appearance » Theme Options » Sections » Section 2

Shortcode/Content:
[wedding-couple-info image="http://sitename.com/wp-content/themes/wedding-bells/images/couple-1.png" title="The Groom" subtitle="James Doe" description="porttitor risus posuere. Maecenas mattis, enim sit amet tincidunt finibus, dolor nulla pretium dui, non volutpat magna augue quis turpis. Donec ullamcorper quis felis quis" bgbdcolor="#ffffff"][social_area]
[social icon="fab fa-facebook-f" link="#"]
[social icon="fab fa-twitter" link="#"]
[social icon="fab fa-linkedin-in" link="#"]
[social icon="fab fa-youtube" link="#"]
[/social_area]
[/wedding-couple-info]

<div class="couple-icon"><i class="far fa-heart"></i></div>

[wedding-couple-info image="http://sitename.com/wp-content/themes/wedding-bells/images/couple-2.png" title="The Bride" subtitle="Jennifer Doe" description="porttitor risus posuere. Maecenas mattis, enim sit amet tincidunt finibus, dolor nulla pretium dui, non volutpat magna augue quis turpis. Donec ullamcorper quis felis quis" bgbdcolor="#ffffff"][social_area]
[social icon="fab fa-facebook-f" link="#"]
[social icon="fab fa-twitter" link="#"]
[social icon="fab fa-linkedin-in" link="#"]
[social icon="fab fa-youtube" link="#"]
[/social_area]
[/wedding-couple-info][clear]
[button align="center" name="Our Love Story" link="#" target=""]

In order to change Font Awesome icons in this section:

  1. Find icon="far fa-heart" and replace "far fa-heart" with your icon name
  2. Use icon only from Font Awesome
  3. Icon name should be in lowercase letter


c. Until Our Big Day

To manage this section go to Appearance » Theme Options » Sections » Section 3

Shortcode/Content:
[subtitle color="#ffffff" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."]

[countdown count="1" year="2019" month="07" date="27" color="#ffffff"]


d. Our Love Story

To manage this love story section

Shortcode/Content:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."]
[our-love-story show="4" excerptlength="24"]


e. Testimonials

This section is used to display testimonials in your website

Shortcode:
[testimonials]


f. Our Wedding Event

To manage this event section

Shortcode/Content:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."]
[column_content type="one_half"]<img src="http://sitename.com/wp-content/themes/wedding-bells/images/events-thumb.jpg" />[/column_content][column_content type="one_half_last"][gt-events-coll limit="3" excerptlength="30"][/column_content]


g. Are You Attending

To manage this section go to Appearance » Theme Options » Sections » Section 7

Shortcode/Content:
[subtitle color="#ffffff" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."][button align="center" name="RSVP Now" link="#" target=""]


h. Important People

Shortcode/content:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."][our-team show="8"]


i. RSVP Now

To use this RSVP Form section in your site

Shortcode/content:
[subtitle color="#ffffff" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."][contact-form-7 id="918" title="Homepage Contact form"]


j. Photo Gallery

To manage this photo gallery section

Shortcode/content:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 10px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."][photogallery filter="false" show="8"]


k. Latest News

This section is used to display latest news

Shortcode:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."][latest-news showposts="3"]


l. Wedding Location

To manage this section go to Appearance » Theme Options » Sections » Section 12

Shortcode/Content:
[subtitle color="#353535" size="17px" margin="0 auto 50px auto" align="center" description="Morbi nec arcu in purus laoreet efficitur id egestas purus. Nullam edui sed tellus ultricies fermentum. Suspendisse faucibus nunc ac viverra placerat."][column_content type="one_third"]<p><strong><i class="fas fa-map-marker-alt"></i> Address</strong> 105 West Street Road, Ohio, USA</p>[/column_content][column_content type="one_third"]<p><strong><i class="fas fa-phone-volume"></i> Phone</strong> 123 654 7890</p>[/column_content][column_content type="one_third_last"]<p><strong><i class="fa fa-envelope"></i> Email</strong> youremail@sitename.com</p>[/column_content]


m. Location Map

To manage this section go to Appearance » Theme Options » Sections » Section 13

Add your Google Map iframe code

Shortcode/Content:
<div class="arrow_iframe"></div><iframe src="https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3652.230189386002!2d90.38481381440775!3d23.739169495123427!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x3755b8b8824c2b6d%3A0xf4a4078cf6c89cc9!2sElephant+Road+Computer+Samity!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sin!4v1526802231938" width="100%" height="600" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


7. Footer


To manage footer section go to the Appearance » Theme Options » Footer



8. Setting footer menu


  1. Go to Appearance >> Menu
  2. Click on Create a new menu link to create footer menu
  3. Give a name to your menu (Footer Menu) in Menu name and click save menu button
  4. Add pages by selecting with checkboxes.
  5. Select menu theme locations Footer Menu from Menu Settings
  6. Click Save Menu after adding required pages, categories in the menu


9. Contact Form


To display contact form in your website

Shortcode for Contact Form:
[contactform to_email="test@example.com" title="Contact Form"]


10. Page Templates & Sidebars


When you create a new page from the Pages » Add New section, the "Default Template" is assigned to the page by default. The default page template is a standard page template that can be with a sidebar or full-width layout and can contain custom content.



11. Widgets


The WordPress widgets are used to manage sidebars:



12. Shortcodes


To view all shortcodes go to Appearance » Theme Options » Short Codes:



13. Multilingual


This theme is ready for translation - it comes with a .po file that contains all the embedded into the theme strings.
It supports multiple languages. The qTranslate X WordPress plugin offers a way to maintain dynamic multilingual content on a WordPress site.

How to make your website translate ready?

To translate Homepage sections Title, Content, Button texts, Read more texts



14. Support

If you have any questions regarding our WordPress themes, you can contact us through our support forum or you can mail us at support@gracethemes.com Our support team is always ready to help you with any problems of customization or compatibility you may encounter.

Wedding Bells Lite Free Theme Documentation


Thank you for using Wedding Bells Lite Free WordPress Theme. This documentation consists of several parts and shows you the entire process of setting up and customizing a free WordPress theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please refer to the Support section. Thanks so much!


1. Homepage Setup

After activating the Massage Spa theme, setup homepage using following

Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Select static front page



2. Slider Section

Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Slider Section



3. Welcome Section

Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Welcome Section



4. Wedding Couple Section

Go to Appearance -> Customize -> Wedding Couple Section