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How to Activate Your New WordPress Theme

If you uploaded a new WordPress theme and missed to activate it because you were distracted, then follow this quick guide. 1. In your WordPress admin go to “Appearance => Themes”. 2. Activate the Theme by hitting “Activate” button. That’s it! Still didn’t get it? Watch animation below. Note: After activating the Nichebarn theme, you should see an added menu item called “Nichebarn”. Hover your mouse on it and you should see these drop down menus: Theme […]

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How to Automatically Update Your Theme

Nichebarn theme is designed to let you receive automatic update notice right inside your WordPress admin. All you have to do is click on that update link. This will allow you to receive new theme features as well as bug fixes should there be any that arise in the future due to ever changing WordPress environment. As you can see above, the red circle next to the “Updates” menu item shows that there are updates available. The […]

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How to Install Theme Using FTP

If for some reason (such as a poorly managed or overly restrictive webhost) you can’t install the theme through the normal WordPress Theme Installation, try installing it using an FTP software. Simply unzip the installable file and upload the theme folder via FTP into “/public_html/site_directory/wp-content/themes/” (see screenshot below). 1. Log in to your webhosting account using your favorite FTP software. If you don’t have one, you can use FileZilla or CoreFTP. 2. Unzip the nichebarn.zip file and […]

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How to Install Theme Inside WordPress Dashboard

Follow the steps below to install via WordPress: 1. In your WordPress Admin Panel (wp-admin) go to Appearance > Themes 2. Click Add New button 3. Click the Upload Theme button then click Choose File. 4. Navigate to where you downloaded the theme package and open the Installable_theme folder. 5. Highlight nichebarn.zip by clicking on it. 6. Click Open on the pop up window. 7. Click Install Now button. 8. Wait while the theme is uploaded and […]

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How to Setup Magazine Front Page

The traditional blog homepage simply displays your blog post list from newest to oldest. With Nichebarn, you can set your front page with a magazine style layout. That means you can display multiple categories with different styles and layout. There are four easy steps to achieve this: Create a Front Page Set the Magazine Front Page Widgets Assign a Static Page Upload Featured Images to Your Posts Below is a step by step guide: Step 1: Assign […]

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Export, Import, and Reset Functions

Nichebarn theme comes with an import and export feature so you can save and transfer your Customizer settings. It also has a reset feature so you can quickly delete your custom settings and restore default ones. How to Access the Import/Export/Delete Feature To access the Export/Import/Reset functions on your WordPress admin, simply hover your mouse over “Nichebarn” item menu then click on “Import/Export“. Export Export Nichebarn customizer settings to be used on another site. That site should […]

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How Modify Website Using Theme Settings

The Theme Settings customizer control allow you to enable/disable certain theme elements while previewing how it affects your site in real time. You don’t have to worry about site visitors seeing abrupt site changes. The changes you make will take effect only when you click the “Save & Publish” button. How to Access the Theme Settings Section The Theme Settings section is divided into nine parts: 1. General Settings Enable/disable post dates, deactivate Google Fonts jsut in […]

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How to Change Website Colors

You have all the freedom to change the colors of your website to your heart’s content. Express your artistry and personality with your color choices and color blending. Keep in mind though that your site’s color can make or break your website. How to Access the Colors Section The colors section is divided into seven parts: 1. General Colors Controls the general color settings of your site which includes the post text colors, post title, lines, borders, […]

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How to Change Website Fonts

Have the freedom to change the fonts of your site. Feel free to experiment and try more than 700 available fonts. How to Access Fonts On your WordPress dashboard, hover your mouse over “Appearance” under menu items then click “Customize“. You’ll be redirected to the Customizer window. Just click the “Fonts” section and you should be able to change your fonts. Watch animation below.

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How to Setup Widget Areas Using Customizer

How to Access the Widgets Section Nichebarn Widget Areas Included in Nichebarn widget areas are: front page widgets, sidebar widgets, header and footer widgets. Use this Customizer control to reorder and even add/delete widgets. The advantage of using this feature over the usual Widgets management page is that you see live changes done on your site while you reorder, add or delete widget boxes. The widgets control section is divided into seven parts. Just feel free to […]

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