Welcome to Press75’s On Demand theme documentation page. Please review all set-up instructions and theme usage documentation below to find what you are looking for.

These setup and usage instructions assume that you have working knowledge of the WordPress publishing platform. For more detailed information on how to use WordPress, please refer to the official WordPress documentation codex.

Sample Data and Child Theme Download

Use the links below to download the sample data file and child theme for this theme.

NOTE: WordPress does not provide import functionality for theme options, custom fields, required plugins or other settings. This means that even with the theme sample data file, you will still need to adjust your theme options and most likely add content according to the setup and usage instructions below. Download theme sample data file Download Child theme
Installing Your Theme

There are a number of ways to install a WordPress theme:

- WordPress admin
- S/FTP
- Hosting control panel (cPanel used as a specific example)

The recommended installation method for most people is through the WordPress admin, though some theme updates may require the use of S/FTP or your hosting control panel. Instructions for all three options can be found in the Using Themes Codex article.


Managing Custom Menus

Modern WordPress themes include native custom menu support which allows you to configure your theme menus however you like in a convenient drag-and-drop interface. With a custom menu you can easily add custom links, pages, and categories to your navigation menu. Follow the instructions below for more information on how to create and mange custom menus.

  1. Log into your WordPress Admin (e.g. yoursite.com/wp-admin), and navigate to Appearance > Menus.
  2. By default your pages will be listed, so click 'create new menu' to begin setting up your menu
  3. On the left you will see options to add 'Pages', 'Custom Links', and 'Categories' to your menu.
  4. Once done, click 'Save Menu' to save your custom menu, then under 'Menu Settings' check the box beside your desired menu location.

For more information on custom menus please see the Appearance Menus Screen Codex article.


WordPress Customizer

The customizer page is where you will find all the theme specific configuration, customization and featured content options. Within your WordPress admin, click "Appearance" and then "Customizer" to load the options page. There will be on screen descriptions and instructions for each option within the page explaining what the option is for and how to configure it. The customizer page and included options will most likely be different for each individual theme, but the concept is the same for all themes.

On Demand Homepage Setup

The On Demand theme is integrated with the WordPress theme Customizer (Appearance –> Customize), which allows you easy control over the theme options, homepage setup, etc., all within one location.

Site Colors:
Within the “Site Colors” tab you can set your theme’s main site colors, including Background color (which fills your background), Primary color (for main fonts and links), and Secondary color.

Header Image:
Here you may choose to upload your own header image or site logo.

Background Image:
Within this tab, you can easily upload your own background image. You may choose to display the background image in different ways as well. For example, you may choose to tile a background image, center the image, or set the image to fixed or scroll, depending on how you would like it to display.

on-demand-background

General:
Here you can set various settings for the On Demand theme; some of which include setting your favicon, choosing the category that you would like to display on your Portfolio page template, and enabling you Search bar and custom Video lightbox overlay. A good set of options to play around with.

Static Front Page:
Within this Customizer tab you can set all of your options for the homepage. Ensure that you select “Front page displays… Your latest posts” in order to utilize the intended homepage template. You may also setup the homepage featured slider, along with the sliders’ transition effects, etc., under the “Carousel” items.

Also, enable your Featured Category boxes that display below the slider here. Checkout the image here to view how our theme demo is setup.

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Setting up a Portfolio

You may following these steps:

  1. Create posts, set categories for these posts, add featured images, videos, etc.
  2. Create a new page, and set this page’s template to “Portfolio” (see attached screenshot)
  3. Navigate to Appearance –> Customize to select the Category/Categories that you would like to display on the Portfolio page that you’ve created (see second screenshot attached)