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* Installing WordPress Themes
* Creating localized WordPress Themes  by Pavilion
* Installing additional language support
* Editing translations

For more information please visit http://www.priserv.eu/support_wordpress

*** Installing WordPress Themes

  • Access your Web server using an FTP client or Web server administration tools.
  • Create a folder for your specific theme under "wp-content/themes" folder within WordPress installation. For example: <WordPressFolder>\wp-content\themes\<YourThemeName>
  • Copy or upload theme files exported from Template into the newly created <YourThemeName> folder.
  • Login to your WordPress administration panel and select Design -> Themes.
  •  In the 'Available Themes' section click on your theme title or screenshot, then click the 'Activate Theme' link to activate it.

For more information please refer to the official WordPress documentation: http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes#Adding_New_Themes

*** Creating localized WordPress Themes by Pavilion

When exporting themes automatically includes several language files obtained from Wordpress Website at http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Localization

Specifically French, German, Italian and Spanish translations are exported by Pavilion in the Wordpress compliant file naming format: <country>_<lang>.mo - For example German language file is: de_DE.mo

*** Installing additional language support

To include a different or additional language support in your Worpdress theme please find and copy the desired language files into your specific Wordpress theme folder.

You can find the additional language files in your default theme folder "<WordPressFolder>\wp-content\themes\default", or on the Wordpress Website at http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Localization 
To select a different language than your current Wordpress language, change the "define" function in the wp-config.php file, for example: define ('WPLANG', 'de_DE')

*** Editing translations

To edit translations for your language please download and install Codestyling Localization plug-in from http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/codestyling-localization/
Then in WordPress administration select Manage -> Localization.

*** Creating a custom Vertical Menu with separators

  • To create a custom Vertical Menu with separators: Create/Open your custom Vertical Menu in Dashboard -> Appearance -> Menus -> [custom menu name].
  • Go to the "Custom Links" block, enter # symbol in the URL field and name the separator (e.g. my separator 1).
  • Press "Add to Menu" and see the newly created separator in the list with other Vertical Menu items.
  • Continue the procedure to add more separator menu items.
  • Create new menu items or drag and drop the existing items to place them inside the separator menu item.
  • Press "Save Menu" and go to your website to check the Vertical Menu.