Getting started with Solstice

Getting Started with Solstice

Table of Contents

  • Installing Solstice
  • 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 Solstice

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 solstice.zip as shown below.

Note: You will be using solstice.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 "solstice.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.