Mia - Install Recommended Plugins
Easy Plugin Installation
The Mia 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:
- Click Begin Installing Plugins.
- 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).
- At the top, go to Bulk Actions > Install > Apply. This will install your plugins.
- 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:
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
One Click Demo Import – Imports the content, widgets, and customizer settings from the demo
WordPress Popular Posts – Adds the Trending Now footer and Reader Favorites in the sidebar
Regenerate Thumbnails – Used to regenerate your site’s thumbnails after your new theme is installed (needed for exiting sites only)
Genesis Blocks – Adds FAQ functionality to your site (along with other blocks)
WP Recipe Maker – Adds recipe functionality to your posts
MetaSlider – Install if you want to add a traditional slider to the homepage
Genesis Responsive Slider – Install if you want to add a post slider to the homepage
WooCommerce* – Adds a shop/ecommerce area to your site
Genesis Connect for WooCommerce* – If using WooCommerce, this plugin is needed for compatibility between WooCommerce and Genesis
*If you install WooCommerce, click here for VERY IMPORTANT setup instructions.