This article explains how to install a Kolakube theme into your WordPress installation using the theme, Chronicl, as an example (but the same instructions can be followed for any theme).
After you download your theme from your Downloads Area, unzip the folder you received and find another
.zip folder called
After finding the
themename.zip folder, it’s time to upload it to WordPress.
Login to your WordPress site, and navigate to the Appearance → Themes section and click the Install Themes tab at the top.
Once you’re on the Install Themes page, simply click the Upload text and browse your computer for the
Follow the WordPress progress messages, and click Activate to finish the installation process, and to enable the theme on your website.
What To Do Next
After successfully installing the theme, your site should look something like the below screenshot. Very bare, with not much going on (this is true for all Kolakube themes):
The magic of a Kolakube theme lies within the Widgets panel of your WordPress Dashboard.
From the Widgets panel (Dashboard → Appearance → Widgets), you can add sidebar(s) to your site’s layout by dragging a widget into any designated sidebar widget area. Likewise, you can create upto a widgetized footer by dragging any widget into any Footer column widget area.
Want to add some menus to your theme? Every Kolakube theme supports at least one menu (usually located in the header). Learn how to use Menus in WordPress.
To add menus to your theme, simply navigate to Appearance → Menus from your WordPress Dashboard and go through the
How To Add Your License Key And Enable Automatic Updates
To ensure your website will receive new versions of the theme when they’re available through your WordPress dashboard, it’s important you enter the License Key you received after you’ve installed your theme.
Here’s how to add it to your site:
Step 1: You can retrieve your license key from the purchase receipt that is sent to your email inbox. In case you misplaced that, you can also get it from your account at any time.
Login to your Kolakube account, and view your available downloads. Under the License table item, click the key icon and copy the license key from the gray popup bar.
Step 2: Once your theme is installed into your WordPress site, go ahead to your dashboard and navigate to Appearance > License. From there, you can paste the license key you copied from the last step, and follow the onscreen instructions to activate your license key.
Once your license is active, and the indicator is green, your site will be ready to receive automatic updates!