Charlotte - Recommended Plugins

Easy Plugin Installation

The Charlotte theme comes with an easy plugin installer, so you can now 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:

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 – 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

Optional Plugins

Genesis Simple FAQ – Adds FAQ functionality to your site

WP Recipe Maker – Adds recipe functionality to your posts

Meta Slider (website version only) – Adds slider to theme homepage

Testimonial Rotator (website version only) – Adds testimonial slider to your theme

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.