In order to proceed with the theme installation, you need to make sure you have the latest version of WordPress (4.7) on your website site. The theme has been built to work with the latest version of WooCommerce (2.6.x)
Upon downloading the "package.zip" file from Themeforest, you'll have all files you need inside. Extract the "package.zip" file and inside you will find the theme zip file called "eva.zip", that is the file you need to install.
Please Note: You can install the theme in two ways: through Wordpress, or via FTP. If you have trouble installing the theme via Wordpress, please proceed with installing it via FTP and you will be able to get around the issue.
Follow the steps below to install via Wordpress.
Follow the steps below to install via FTP.
Now that you have activated Eva theme, you will see a notice at the top of the screen. This notice is to let you know about the plugins that we recommend you install for use with the theme. Click ‘Begin installing plugins’ and install/activate the plugins one by one. You can also access this page by going to Appearance > Install Plugins.
NOTE: Installing the Redux Framework, Eva Theme Extensions and Visual Composer plugin are required.
The theme comes with a setup wizard making it really easy to install the plugins coming with it and import the demo content in two simple steps. As soon as the theme is activated, the setup wizard will start automatically.
This is what you should be seeing on your screen:
The following plugins are required by the theme’s demo imported, so it can import dummy content in the next step.
The importer will help you start with the pre-built layouts from the demo and dummy content such as product pages, blog posts and widgets. In case you're using the theme on an existing site you may not want to import the demo content. In that case, simply skip this step.
Good luck with your project!
If the one click demo import does not complete or takes too long, you most likely have a memory limit on your server as explained above. Here is another method to try.
Please note: make a backup of the theme prior to updating.
The theme is located in wp-content/themes/eva.
Go to http://themeforest.net/downloads to download latest version of the theme. The theme is located inside the downloaded zip in "Theme files" folder.
Copy eva folder into wp-content/themes/ folder. Make sure this folder is named "eva" (replace with old).
It seems scary but you really won’t loose any of your data. The only exception is if you have made edits to theme files like header.php, footer.php etc. These changes will need to made again to the new files. But all of your content and theme settings are preserved.
NOTE: If you did some customization/code changes directly in our theme files you might loose them after updating all files.
We suggest you to customize our theme using child theme and don’t change actual theme files as this will make it easier to update your parent theme.
The Envato Market plugin can install WordPress themes and plugins purchased from ThemeForest & CodeCanyon by connecting with the Envato Market API using a secure OAuth personal token. Once your themes & plugins are installed WordPress will periodically check for updates, so keeping your items up to date is as simple as a few clicks.
You can add a global token to connect all your items from your account, and/or connect directly with a specific item using a singe-use token & item ID. When the global token and single-use token are set for the same item, the single-use token will be used to communicate with the API.
The latest version of the Envato Market plugin comes with theme. After install and activating the plugin, click on the “Envato Market” icon from the left sidebar. Here you have two options:
To generate your personal token, click on this link & login using your Envato Market login details.
Copy & paste your unique token into the Envato settings inside your WordPress dashboard.
Click on “Save Changes”.
Once you have configured this properly, you will see a screen where you can install or update your already purchased plugins & themes.
The theme comes with a theme options panel, which is packed with a lot of useful options, that let you easily customize the theme, without having to manually change anything in the source files. The options panel is found under the Theme Options of your WordPress admin panel menu.
Some Options screenshots:
Header Settings and Logo Settings
Social Media / Sharing
First check that you have selected 2 or 3 layout of header layout.
When editing the main navigation in the WordPress menu editor, click the item you'd like to open up a multi-column drop-down menu and type in "mega-menu" in the CSS Classes box, as you can see in this screenshot:
Then start organizing your multi-level navigation menu:
Head on to the "Screen Option" button at the top of the page and make sure the "CSS Classes" filed is checked to be shown on the screen.
For the items set to display a multi-column drop-down menu, you can set a background image. Simply paste in the image URL in the Background URL box.
Here is a list of pages templates that are included in this theme
- Default content template.
- 100% width template. Use this if you want to have full-width content
- Narrow width template. Use this if you want to have narrow content
- Default content with a right sidebar
You can setup page title area, page subtitle, top/bottom padding.
Visual Composer is a premium drag drop plugin that comes bundled with the theme. It provides 40+ elements that can be easily added to your page. In addition to extending functionalities of existing elements, Eva theme has added additional elements. With this set of elements, you will be able to create unlimited varities of pages.
Visual Composer documentation - https://wpbakery.atlassian.net/wiki/display/VC/Visual+Composer+Pagebuilder+for+WordPress
Visual Composer Video tutorials - https://vc.wpbakery.com/video-tutorials/
The Visual Composer plugin comes bundled with the theme. We'll always make sure to include the latest version in the main theme package so you can update yours.
Here is a list of pages templates that are included in this theme
The default sidebar visible on Blog and Pages with sidebar template
Sidebar for shop category pages. Visible if category with sidebar is selected in Theme Option Panel
Sidebars for footer area. Visible if footer sidebars is selected in Theme Option Panel
With WooSidebars you can override any widgetized area on your WordPress-powered website, displaying different widgets for different screens... without touching a line of code.
Woosidebars documentation - https://docs.woothemes.com/document/woosidebars-2/
First go to the Appearance -> Customize -> Woocommerce -> Product Catalog and select 'Show categories & products' in Shop Page Display or Category Display drop menu.
Open Shop page for edit and add Feature image for header banner. Also you can enter header height in Page Header height input.
Go to the Products -> Categories and add/edit category and select image for Image Header section.
First please activate WooCommerce Variation Swatches plugin. Then go to the Products -> Attributes section and select attribute for edit and select swatch type for it (Color, for example)
Then configure terms for current attribute.
This feature only applies to variable products. Go to Theme Settings > Shop Settings > Shop Catalog > Product Attribute to select the attribute you want to show on.
You can change the attribute for a product you want. Edit a variable product > Product Attribute tab and select the attribute you want to show.
Go to the Appearance -> Widgets section and add Eva Attributes Filter widget
This function can be activated in Theme Settings -> Shop Settings -> Product Page -> Size Chart. Then, you can create new tables in Dashboard -> Size Guides. Each size guide table you can attach to particular product categories while editing them or to some specific products when you edit these products. You can also put any content like text or pictures that will be displayed before the size table.
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In case you're seeing a notification in your administration dashboard saying the theme includes some outdated WooCommerce templates, it means you've recently updated WooCommerce but haven't updated the theme yet.
Updating the theme to its latest version will fix the outdated templates.
A child theme is a theme that inherits the functions and styles of the other theme, called the parent theme. Child themes are the recommended way of modifying an existing theme. My theme has full support for creating child theme.
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Since upgrading my category or product page shows this error: Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined method WC_Product_Variable::get_gallery_image_ids()
Please make sure both the theme and WooCommerce are updated to their latest version. The latest version of Eva is always compatible with the latest version of WooCommerce. If the problem persist make sure it's not a plugin that's causing it. Something that may not be yet compatible with your current version of WooCommerce. You can test that by deactivating all 3rd party plugins then run another test.
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