Setup Tutorials for Encase Free

Welcome to the Setup Tutorials for Encase Free Theme. These are the standard guidelines to help you install, configure, and customize your newly downloaded theme. If you have any requests for additional tutorials relating to this theme, please contact me and I will review your suggestions. These tutorials are also based on the assumption you have a basic understanding of how WordPress works.

How to work with Google Fonts

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to use Google fonts in Encase lite theme. What is Google Fonts ? Google Fonts is an interactive directory of free hosted API for web fonts. This directory has now more than 650 web fonts and it’s increasing each day. You can find those fonts here : https://www.google.com/fonts  Getting Started Download the Plugin wordpress.org/plugins/wp-google-fonts After you have downloaded the plugin Activate the plugin After you activate your plugin you can go to Settings menu, and select google fonts Choose font from the dropdown and click on the show options, afterthat select the tags where you want your google fonts implemented . For example if you want your h1 class to be font “abel” choose font abel and select the h1 property. If you want different fonts for all selector you can choose the fonts from font1, font2 and font 3 respectively. After…    read more 

How to make your front page look like the live demo site

In this tutorial we are going to show you how to create a front page like the demo, all of the process are explained below: Step 1 – Plugins That are Used Widgetkit Lite – For the front page slideshow Remove Widget Title – Allows you to hide the widget title from the front-end Jetpack Widget Visibility – Lets you publish widgets on select pages Step 2 – Create a Home Page Slider You need to create a slider using widgetkit plugin. The complete tutorial to make a slideshow can be find here: https://www.styledthemes.com/flat-responsive-setup/387-create-a-slider-like-the-demo-website-using-widgetkit and place the shortcode that come from widget kit to banner-wide widget position. Step 3 – Create a Call To Action You can create a call to action as the demo site using the following snippets: <h2 class=”home_page_title”>Get Your Business Started With Flat Responsive</h2> <p>Use Flat Responsive theme to create your business website as it is SEO optimized….    read more 

Before you install Encase Lite

Before you install Encase Lite, it’s important to know a few things before you begin. With this theme, you get a lot of files and folders within the downloaded package that may seem confusing as to what each one is for. We recommend taking some time to explore the contents so that you will have an idea of what is included. We are also on the assumption that you have some basic understanding of how WordPress works. However, if you are new to WordPress, we recommend you check out www.wordpress.org for documentation for installing and using WordPress. You may also want to consider checking out www.wp101.com for video tutorials about how to use WordPress. If you need help with understnading the basics of HTML and CSS, you will want to bookmark www.w3schools.com as a reference. Plugins are NOT included with this theme. We do not include these because not everyone wants to use the same plugins…    read more 

Page Templates

In this tutorial, we will be guiding to the page templates that Encase lite provides. Default Template This template is default and it shows content only. Home Page Template This template shows the homepage created through customizer. HomePage2 Widgets This template is helps to shows content along with the widget. Full Width no Sidebar This Templates Displays the Content full on the screen Portfolio This Templates Displays portfolio Page. Portfolio (Sortable) This Templates Displays portfolio Page along with filters.   How to change the page templates http://codex.wordpress.org/Page_Templates#Selecting_a_Page_Template

Introduction to the Plugins Used for this Theme

Encase lite offers several features, but some require plugins if you decide to use them and should be considered as optional. You will need to download and install these because they are not included in the download of this theme. We do this so that everyone can choose which plugins they want to install, but it also ensures the most recent version of each plugin is installed. Plugins the Demo Site Uses Jetpack by WordPress.com – Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. Jetpack enables you to connect your blog to a WordPress.com account to use the powerful features normally only available to WordPress.com users. Limit Login Attempts – This gives you a breadcrumb navigation above the content area in pages SG CachePress – Through the settings of this plugin you can manage how your WordPress interracts with NGINX and Memcached. If you are new to WordPress and don’t…    read more