Vivienne - 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.
The following plugins are required to set up the theme like the demo:
Custom Featured Post Widget – This is a custom plugin for the Vivienne theme, installed only via the plugin installer.
Genesis eNews Extended – Adds the subscription/newsletter areas in the theme
Genesis Featured Page Advanced – Extends functionality of featured page widget
Genesis Responsive Slider – Used for the "Trending Now" section on the Vivienne homepage
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
Regenerate Thumbnails – Used to regenerate your site’s thumbnails after your new theme is installed.
Widget Importer & Exporter – This imports the widgets from the demo and makes set up much simpler
WordPress Importer – Imports content from the theme demo
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.