Vivienne [Genesis] - Recommended Plugins

Easy Plugin Installation

The Vivienne theme comes with an easy plugin installer, so you can install all the recommended plugins in just a few clicks. When you activate your theme, you'll see this message at the top of your dashboard:

1. Click "Begin Installing Plugins."

2. On the next page, place a checkmark by the plugins you wish to install (click the topmost checkbox to check all of them at once).

3. At the top, Bulk Actions > Install > Apply. This will install your plugins.

4. Return to the plugin installer. Bulk select your plugins and then go to Bulk Actions > Activate > Apply. This will activate your plugins.

Recommended Plugins

The following plugins are required to set up the theme like the demo:

17th Avenue Post Slider – Used the "Trending Now" section on the Vivienne homepage

Genesis eNews Extended – Adds the subscription/newsletter areas in the theme

Genesis Featured Page Advanced – Extends functionality of featured page widget

Genesis Simple Share – Adds the share icons to your blog post footer

Instagram Feed – Instagram widget area in the site footer

Ninja Forms – The recommended contact form plugin

Widget Importer & Exporter – This imports the widgets from the demo and makes set up much simpler

Optional Plugins

EasyRecipe – Adds recipe functionality to your posts

WooCommerce* – Adds a shop/ecommerce area to your site

Genesis Connect for WooCommerce* – If using WooCommerce, this plugin is needed for proper compatibility between WooCommerce and Genesis

*If you install WooCommerce,  click here for VERY IMPORTANT setup instructions.