Ivy - Post-Installation Guide
This article is for customers who have purchased theme installation for the Ivy & Lane theme.
We just installed your theme on your site – you may be wondering, now what? Below we'll go over the common questions we get post-installation, where you need to go to update things, and more. :)
Homepage - Slider
To add your own images to the slider, go to FooGallery > Galleries > Homepage Carousel. To remove the existing images, hover your cursor over an image and click the "X." To add your own images, click "Add Media" in the Gallery Items section.
Homepage - Quote
To update the quote/text that is beneath the slider, go to Appearance > Widgets > Front Page 1. The text and tagline can be edited in the Custom HTML widget.
Homepage - About Section
To update the "About Ivy & Lane" section on the homepage, go to Appearance > Widgets > Front Page 2. The title and text can be edited in the Custom HTML widget. The image can be changed in the Image widget.
Homepage - Featured Page Buttons
To change the images for the three featured page buttons, go to Appearance > Widgets > Front Page 3. Open the first widget. Click "Select an Image" to choose a new image. Save. Repeat for the other two widgets.
Homepage - Services Section
Go to Appearance > Widgets > Front Page 5. Each service block can be edited in their respective Custom HTML widgets. For full instructions, see this page (under Front Page 5).
Configuring your subscription widgets
To set up your subscription widgets with a mailing list provider (Mailchimp, ConvertKit, FloDesk, etc), click here for instructions.
Add, remove, or change social icons
Click here for instructions on updating your social icons.
Sidebar photo and blurb
Click here for instructions on updating your sidebar photo.
If your theme was installed prior to March 2019: To change the text and image on the Contact page, go to Appearance > Widgets > Contact Page Left. The title and text can be edited in the Text widget. The image can be changed in the Image widget.
If your theme was installed after March 2019: To change the text and image on the Contact page, go to Pages > Contact.
If you did not provide your Instagram access token on your installation form, click here for instructions on linking your Instagram profile and configuring your feed as shown in the demo.
Galleries "landing" page
( Example) To update the Galleries page with your own images, go to Appearance > Widgets > Featured Page. Open the first widget. Click "Select an Image" to choose a new image. Save. Repeat for the rest of the widgets.
Individual gallery/portfolio pages
Click here for instructions.
Coming Soon Page
On your installation form, you were given the option to have a coming soon page installed on your site. To remove the coming soon page and launch your site, go to your WordPress dashboard > CMP Settings. Under CMP Status, select "Disabled." Save changes. Next, go to Plugins > All Plugins and delete the "CMP - Coming Soon Page & Maintenance" plugin.
Removing the demo content
Click here for instructions on removing the demo content from your site.
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