Read More Pro


Read More Pro: The best theme for Blog & Magazine

Try this awesome WordPress theme for your blog, magazine or news site and feel the best ever experience. Its added premium features, adsense compatible design, author widget as well as numbers of widget area will help to showcase your contents in a dramatic way.

Theme Installation

From WordPress Dashboard  Appearance > Themes

  1. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
  2. Go to the Appearance panel, then Themes.
  3. Click Add New.
  4. Upload the Zip file of Read More Pro
  5. After Installing the theme Click Activate button

Note: After the theme purchased, you can find the theme on My Account page.

FTP Installation (alternate method)

  1. Use your FTP software to browse to wp-content/themes folder.
  2. Extract read-more-pro.zip and upload the folder.
  3. Once it’s uploaded, go to your WordPress Admin, browse to Appearance > Themes.
  4. Click the Activate link.

Dummy Data

Please download the Dummy content from here.
After that follow the below steps to import dummy data.
1. Import the XML file via Tools > Import > WordPress
2. Import the dat file using this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/customizer-export-import/
3. Import the WIE file using this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/widget-importer-exporter/
That’s it! This will work only if you do not rename the theme.

Note: Never import the dummy data, if you have contents on your site.

 

Adding Posts

Adding a new post is the same way as default WordPress installations, however, there are extra options that might need explaining.

This theme is specially build for blog purpose, better to  add featured image on every post. Featured image will display on front page, in single page.

Adding Featured Image

  1. Go to Admin Panel
  2. Go to Posts > Add New Post
  3. Give the title of the post
  4. Write the content of the post
  5. Scroll to down and see the right corner, you will find the Set Featured Image section
  6. Select the image from the media library
  7. Click on Publish button to save the changes.

Theme Customization

This theme can fully customize from the Customize section. To customize theme, Go to Appearance > Customize. You will find the various options related to theme.

Parent Page and Child Pages

Slider Section have options to choose the slider from Child/Parent page.  Parent Page and Child Pages.

Look here to know about how to create a Child Pages.  Select the parent page on the customizer for the slider and it’s child pages will be the slider items.

How to Increase the number of Post on Home Page/Blog Page ?

If you want to increase the number of post on Home Page,

  1. Go to Admin Menu > Setting > Reading
  2. Increase the number of post on “Blog pages show at most
  3. Please see the screenshot below to know details.

Custom Widget Area

This theme have 13 widgets area and it helps to make your site as your required design. Appearance > Widgets

  1. Sidebar: This is the primary sidebar, and the content of the sidebar will appear on the Right side.
  2. Sidebar Left: The content of this sidebar will appear on the left side.
  3. Home Main Content Area: If you add any widgets on the area, it will appear on the home page. You can add all the available widgets on this section. Go to Appearance > Widgets to add them.
  4. Footer Full Width: This widget area will appear just above the footer and it will occupy the full width of the footer just above section. It will appear on inner pages as well.
  5. Footer Column One: You can add up to 4 column on the widgets area. Check Appearance > Customize> Footer Options and the first one will appear on the left.
  6. Footer Column Two: It will appear just after the column one.
  7. Footer Column Three: It will appear just after the column two.
  8. Footer Column Four: It will appear just after the column three.(Footer Right). If other footer are empty, it will appear on left side.
  9. Super Top Area: This section will appear on the top section of the side. Above the top menus. Check once.
  10. After Top Menu/Before Logo: This will appear after the top menu and before the logo.
  11. After Logo/Before Menu: This widget area will appear just below the logo and just above the primary menu.
  12. After Menu: If you want to add any Ads, content just below the menu, this widget area will be good for you.
  13. Single After Content: This widget area will appear on every single page, just after the content.

Added Custom Widgets

Read More Pro comes with 7+ Added custom widget with lots of features on them. You can change the layout, meta options, image size and more other things with the available custom widgets.

  1. AT Advertisement: AT Advertisement widget is compatible for Adsense code and image. You can use ads image, ads code or both with the help of this widget. You can place the widget on all the above listed custom widget area. With this widget, you can advertise or brand everything through your website. Check this awesome widget now. Appearance > Widget 
  2. AT Author: This widget is helpful to add the author details on your site. Check our demo for more details view.
  3. AT Feature Posts Column: With the help of AT Feature Col Post widget, you can featured your post. Make sure, you have minimum 5 post on that category to make the best design using this widget.
  4. AT Popular Feature Posts Column: This will help to feature the post through the popular post.
  5. AT Popular Posts Column: This help to show the popular post in the column design. You have options to change the column numbers.
  6. AT Post Column: Post will appear on the column format from the selected category or from the recent post. You have lots of options to manage this widget.
  7. AT Tabbed: This widget is for, popular post, recent post and comments tab. You can show/hide any of the tabbed section as well.

Single Page/Post Options

Read More Pro comes with lots of added features to override the global options of customizer through the single post/page options. You can choose the sidebar layout options and featured image options for individual pages.

Sidebar Options:

If you want to change the sidebar for the individual page, edit the page and scroll to down and you will find the options for the particular single page. Default Sidebar, Right Sidebar, Left Sidebar, Both Sidebar, No Sidebar and Middle Column layout are the available sidebar options. Choose the best sidebar layout for this page.

Feature Section/Image Option:

This options will help to choose the image for the individual page. The available options are: Default As Global Option, Show Featured Section and Hide Featured Section.

Featured Video

Featured video section on the individual page will help to make the single post with featured video post. You can post the youtube or vimeo video with the help of this section.

Make Video Post

This theme provides the feature for using video instead of featured image for single page. It is easy to embed your youtube video on your post.

Featured Image

This is the WordPress feature. You have options to add featured image on the post/page. In this theme, if you add the featured image, it will appear on blog/archive page, single page, related post and previous and next post. This is the blog/magazine theme so we recommend you to use the featured image on every posts.

Tags:

If the post need tags, you can add it through the single post.

Categories:

Add or Add and Select the category for the respected post. It will help to manage the section in the better way.

Customizer Options

This theme is build based on live customizer. Find the every options related on the customizer. Appearance > Customizer 

Site Identity:

This section will help you to manage the logo, site title & tagline. You have options to add site icon as well.

How to add “Logo” of the theme ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Identity
  2. Choose the logo image from the media library
  3. If preview is fine, Click on Save & Publish button to save the change.
  4. Recommended Logo Size is 1080*120, or you can use your required size as well.

Menus:

This theme have two menus location. Create a menu and add the items and set the location for the menus. Top menu support only one level.

Widgets:

You have 13 widget are and 7+ custom widgets. Use the available widget on the specific widget area to make your site awesome.

Static front Page:

Choose the front page and blog page from this section. This is the WordPress feature itself.

Featured Section Options:

Enable slider 

If you want to change the default header image please follow this steps.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Main Featured Section > Enable Featured Section (Feature section will display on front/home page.)
  2. Enable the Featured Section and,
  3. If preview is fine click on “Save & Publish” button to save the changes.
  4. If you want to remove the header image, go inside the Enable Feature Section and Unchecked to hide it.

Note: Recommended size of image for slider is 1800*700 or same proportion.

Featured Slider Selection

Featured Slider Options 

Blog Featured Section:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Blog Featured Section > Enable Featured Section (Feature section will display on blog page. If static front page is selected, it will not appear on front page).
  2. Enable Feature Section and,
  3. Go one step back on Feature Section Selection,
  4. Select the category from the dropdown.
  5. If preview is fine click on “Save & Publish” button to save the changes.
  6. Use the same proportion size image to make the image size equal. (Example: 900*600)

Header Options:

How to enable Header top?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Header Options > Enable Header Top
  2. You will see the options to manage Social, Telephone, Gmail and Search.
  3. Use the available options to manage this section.
  4. To make the menu visible, go to Appearance > Customize > Menus  and set the Top menu items.
  5. In case of Social, go to  Appearance > Customize > Header Options > Social Options and add the links there.
  6. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.
  7. If you don’t want to show any one link, just leave it blank.

Footer Options:

How to enable Social Links on Footer ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer Options > Social Options
  2. Checked on Enable social to show the social icons.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.
  4. First manage the social icons from the header section.

How to manage the number of sidebar on footer? 

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer Options > Footer Other Option 
  2. Select the number in Number Of Sidebars ( section column ) In Footer Area
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

How to write your own powered by text? 

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer Options > Footer Other Option 
  2. Write your own text on Your Own Powered By Text section.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

Note: You need to First enable Theme Name And Powered By Text above section inside there.

Layout/Design Options

How to hide Front Page Contents ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Front Page Content Options
  2. Checked on Hide Front Page Content to hide the contents on front page.
  3. You may want to hide front page content( Blog or Static page content). Check this to hide them.

Select Front/Home Sidebar Layout

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Front/Home Sidebar Layout
  2. Select the available options for the sidebar.
  3. Click on save & publish.

Manage Single Post/Page Sidebar Layout

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Single Post/Page Sidebar Layout
  2. Select the available options for the sidebar.
  3. Click on save & publish.

Manage Archive Sidebar Layout

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Archive Sidebar Layout
  2. Select the available options for the sidebar.
  3. Click on save & publish.

Enable/Disable Sticky Sidebar Options 

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Sticky Sidebar Options 
  2. Checked on Enable Sticky Sidebar Loader to enable it.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish.

Author Archive Options

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Author Archive Options
  2. Select from the available options, Default or Advanced.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish.

How to change the button design? 

Read More have a unique layout on the button design. If you want to change the button design to normal, you have options to change it on customizer.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design OptionButton Design 
  2. Select from the available options, Normal or Design 1.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish.

Default Blog / Archive Layout

From this section you can manage the every entity of the Blog/Archive Page.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Default Blog / Archive Layout
  2. Check the available options there.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish.

Color Options

Font Family

Background Image

Single Post Options

This Section Includes;

Related Post Options

Author Info Options

Featured Image Options 

Meta Display Options 

Post Navigation Options

Post Comment Options 

Theme Options

Theme Options helps to manage the section including Breadcrumb, Search Placeholder , pagination options etc.

Manage the every section for Breadcrumb, pagination  and Search Placeholder.

If you have any further query, use official support forum.