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Maverick Basics: Getting Started with Maverick

Getting Started with Maverick

Table of Contents

  • Installing Maverick
  • Installing Required Plugins
  • Homepage Layout Options and Setup
  • Setting Up the Slider and Feature Posts
  • Widgets
  • Post Types
  • Page Templates and settings
  • Sidebars
  • Setting up the Footer


Installing Maverick

Once you have purchased the theme and downloaded the zipped package from ThemeForest you will need to decompress it and access the files within. Once unzipped open the folder and locate the theme file maverick.zip as shown below.


Note: You will be using maverick.zip to install the theme via the WordPress admin panel. Do not unzip this file.

Now navigate to your WordPress Dashboard using your domain name followed by "/wp-admin" (example: www.mysite.com/wp-admin).

Once logged in, navigate to Appearance > Themes.
Click the "Add New" button at the top-left of the page > Click the "Upload Theme" button at the top.
Click "Choose File" > find your zipped "maverick.zip" file > Click the "Install Now" button.

Once the theme is successfully installed on your WordPress, you can "Activate" it via the installation page or via Appearance > Themes. 

Installing Required Plugins

Once the theme is activated click on install plugins prompt that appears at the top of the admin panel.

Next click install for each plugin as shown below.