Introduction

Theme Name: Politic - Political WordPress Theme
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Politic – Political WordPress Theme is a clean, modern and responsive design for Politicians, Minister or Member of Parliament. It is a great online solution for political parties, social movements, NGO’s, crowd-funding campaigns, and other politics related websites. This political theme is a perfect choice for building a political website because it is built-in Elementor Page Builder Plugin. This fully responsive and retina ready theme is easy to use and flexible including Drag & Drop Page Builder. You don’t need to be a coder to build beautiful pages.

Theme features

  • Neat, clean and simple design
  • Valid HTML5, CSS3
  • Creative and Modern Design
  • Unlimited Footer Variation
  • Shortcode Ready
  • Built Based on Bootstrap v4.0x
  • Fully Responsive
  • Six Home pages
  • Cross Browser Optimization
  • Color Variation
  • Responsive Design
  • FontAwesome Icons
  • Easy To Customize
  • WPML Support
  • One click to import demo.
  • Elementor Page Builder
  • MailChimp For WordPress
  • Contact Form 7

Image Sources

Note: All images are just used for Preview Purpose Only. They are not part of the theme and NOT included in the final purchase files.

Need Support?
If you have any questions regarding to theme issues, please submit a ticket at Link

Files Included

  • Theme File -- (politicem-v-installable-file.zip)
  • Child Theme -- (politic-child.zip)
  • Plugin -- (plugin)
  • Demo Content -- (Sample Data)
  • Documentation

File Structure

  • css,js,images,fonts -- (Assets)
  • template-parts -- (blog content and layout)
  • inc -- (All functionality)
  • languages -- (politicem.pot) file

System Requirements

  • WordPress 5.0 or Higher
  • PHP version 7 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.0 or greater
Reference
Recommended PHP Configuration Limits

Many issues that you may run into such as: white screen, demo content fails when importing, empty page content and other similar issues are all related to low PHP configuration limits. The solution is to increase the PHP limits. You can do this on your own, or contact your web host and ask them to increase those limits to a minimum as follows:

  • max_input_vars = 3000
  • memory_limit = 128M
  • max_execution_time = 300
  • max_input_time = 300
  • upload_max_filesize = 64M
  • post_max_size = 64M
WordPress Installation

To use this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. If you need help in installing wordPress follow the instruction here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress

Required Plugins for this theme

In order to use this theme, please note, that following plugins SHOULD BE installed during the theme installation

  • Contact Form 7
  • Redux Framework
  • CMB2
  • Elementor
  • HT Politic
  • HT Instagram
  • MailChimp for WordPress
  • One click demo import
Recommended Plugins for this theme

In addition, you can take an advantage of your theme experience with these following plugins:

  • Elementor
  • Redux Framework
  • Custom meta box FOR CMB2
  • Theme core plugin (politicem-core.zip)

Theme Installation

Once you purchase the theme from themeforest, you'll be able to load 2 file type.
  1. All Files and documentation
  2. Installable WordPress Theme File
If you select to download all files and documentation ( the zip name will be themeforest-xxx-xxxxx.zip ), you have to extract it out ( to get politicem-3.2-installable-file ) before installing it to wordPress system.
Install theme via WordPress Dashboard
  1. Go to 'Appearance > Theme section'
  2. Click 'Add New' and select the 'Upload' option
  3. Upload the politicem-3.2-installable-file
  4. All Done :)
Install theme via FTP
  1. Access to the file on your server using ftp editor program
  2. Go to 'wp-content/themes' folder
  3. Extract the zip file and put the politicem folder there
  4. Go to 'WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > Theme section to activate the theme
  5. All Done :)
Install Plugins
After you install the theme, there'll be a list of suggested and recommended plugins at the top of the wordPress dashboard.



If you already hide it out, you can go to 'Appearance > Install Plugins' section instead too.


Import Demo Content Manually

After activating the theme, there'll be suggested plugin listed at the top (if there aren't, you can go to 'Appearance > Install Plugins' section as well ). Try installing and activating these following plugins ( as it effects the importing process ). You can also install all suggested plugins at this step as well.



Go to 'Tools > import > run wordPress importer > choose file > set all_content.xml > upload'
Follow the steps mentioned on the screen, then, you'll get the site like the demo :)



Import Demo Content By One Click

You must activate the one click demo importer plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/one-click-demo-import/ which is alerady recomended in our theme. Then follow this instructions:





Update your permalinks after installing theme.



Set your Header Menu

Install child theme

You must activate the main theme to install child theme, it will help you to override main theme features, you will have an advantage when the theme will be update and your own changes will have no effects while updating. Please follow these instruction to intsall child theme.







  • Use functions.php to override logic and functions
  • Use style.css to override theme default style
  • Location: (wp-content/theme/theme-child/your-folder or your file


If you want to change another file of this theme just copied that file with same location on main theme folder and paste it at child theme.



Create A New Page

You can create any number of pages with content. Our theme includes several page templates to choose from, and you will need to choose the page template that suits your needs. All of this is done in the pages section of your WordPress admin.

Navigate to Pages in your admin sidebar and click Add New option.




Elementor page builder options






Build Home Page



Home page is ready




SIDEBARS AND WIDGETS

WordPress comes with built-in default widgets for your themes. Apart from these default widgets, politicem comes with 4 custom widgets. In order to use these widgets, from WP dashboard, navigate to Appearance → Widgets. These screenshots below are list of pre-defined sidebars as well as their locations on a page, so that you will find it easier when pulling out widgets to set up your site.





Widgetised Sidebar in Elementor : You can use Widgetised Sidebar element in Elementor to build a Content Block then use this Content Block to display as Top Bar, Top Drawer, Bottom Bar, Footer in Theme Options (or Preset)





Widget Area on frontend

Contact Form

You can do step by step as image below to build contact form

Add New Contact Form









Set your contact form by Elementor

Setting up your homepage as a front page and blog page as a post page


If you installed Shield demo Data, you don’t need to create a new Home Page, you just need to choose from the list Home Pages that were automatically created from the demo content, following these steps:

  • Go to Settings -> Reading.
  • For Front page displays, select A static page ( select below )
  • Choose any homepage as you want... from the dropdown for Front page
  • Click Save Changes


Setting up your Header Menu


General Layout

- Theme Layout

- Site Width

- Page Content Padding

- Body Background Color.



Header Settings

1. Header Layout Options

- You can choose 1 in 4 header layout options to display on your website.


  • Header bakground color
  • Header layout
  • Header logo position
  • Header Transparent
  • Header Sticky
  • Header Top bar Option
2. Header Top Settings

- Have options for you can customize text display on header top "Content Left" (phone number, email, socials that's help your customer easy contact with you) or you can display promotion message for your customer with header top "Content Center" html, add short code to display language switch on "Content Right"

- You can config to header top display.


Logo Settings

1. Logo Enable/Disable, Upload

To show your logo you need to upload all the logo fileds


Social Settings

Typograpny Settings

Blog Settings

Blog Page Title

Blog Details

Blog Sidebar

Page settings

  • Page Layout
  • Content Padding
  • Background
  • Header Topbar
  • Header Type
  • Header Layout
  • Header Full width
  • Breadcrumb enable/disable
  • Breadcrumb Background Color
  • Breadcrumb Image Upload
  • Breadcrumb Overlay Color
  • Breadcrumb Text Position
  • Overlay Color
  • Page Title Color
  • Page Title Font Size
  • Breadcrumb Area Padding
  • Page Area Padding
  • Footer layout
  • Footer Background
  • Footer enable/disable

- Create any page and come to the bottom of the page, Here are some several optoins, that will help you to build your desired page.

Page Header, Footer And Topbar

  • Top Bar enable/disable
  • Header Layout

Donation Plugin

1. You need to install GiveWP plugin

After installing this plugin follow the below procedure to configure a donation form

Create a form/Edit

To add Donation Field

To Donation Button Display

To Donation Payment

To Show Form In A Page/Section

Mailchimp Wp

1. You need to install Mailchimp for wp plugin
2. Create an api key and mailchimp list from https://mailchimp.com/
3. Set your api key


4. Create a form


4. Assign your mailchimp list to your form and hit save.


Mailchimp Essential Addons setting.


Elementor is the most advanced WordPress page builder plugin. It's lightweight and extremely powerful.

Elementor is the fastest page builder ever. It’s real-time and instant process. With professional Back-End Editor for free 100%, it comes complete with top-notch features embedded and a truly intuitive UI. With no programming knowledge required. Elementor can save you both time and headache, allowing you to easily create pages like a true professional web designer.

  • Full features Back-End Editor.
  • CSS system in backend
  • RESPONSIVE system in backend
  • Install free online section presets
  • Offline section presets
  • Documents
  • Videos tutorials
  • Easy Customization
  • Without Hand Coding

Elementor Default Settings


Elementor Page Setting

Create a page adding Elementor fullwidth





After publishing the page open with Elementor Editor




Section Title Adding/Customize

1. Drug & drop the Section Title


2. Select your layout


3. Add Title content


4.Title style

Slider Section Adding/Customize

1. Drug & drop the slider addons


2. Select your layout


3. Add slider content


4. Set slider option


5.Customize your slider style

Event/Campaign Adding

1.Firstly add campaign post then add Campaign/Event addon on a page


2. Add Campaign content


3. Campaign countdown Setting


4. Campaign Addons Uses

After adding the campaign post you can show the campaign list in a page by the following steps


Team Adding

1.Firstly add team post then add Team addon on a page


2. Add Team Image and Content



3. Team Addons Uses

After adding the team post you can show the Team list in a page by the following steps


Mission Adding

1.Firstly add mission post then add Mission addon on a page


2. Add Mission Image and Content



3. Mission Addons Uses

After adding the mission post you can show the Mission list in a page by the following steps


Portfolio Adding

1.Firstly add portfolio post then add Portfolio addon on a page


2. Add Portfolio Image and Content



3. Portfolio Addons Uses

After adding the portfolio post you can show the Portfolio list in a page by the following steps


How to update theme

1. First of all keep a backup of your theme, then you need to install Twenty seventeen / fifteen / sixteentheme


2. Delete the main theme


3. Upload new theme and activate.


Everything is okay have fun, if its not there is something wrong happened, please try to do the same process again.

Update Log

1.0 Initial Release


                    
Date   : 04-01-2020
Version: 3.1.6
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1. Updated  :  WordPress 5.3.2
2. Fixed    :  Custom Page Title Background Image
3. Fixed    :  Page Title overlay Problem ( Transparent )
4. Fixed    :  Header Menu Padding Problem
5. Fixed    :  Custom Header Problem
6. Updated  :  Team Details Page link Open New Tab
7. Updated  :  Team Social link Open New Tab
8. Included :  New Home Page Added( Candidate Personal)


Date   : 26-10-2019
Version: 3.1.5
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1. Updated  :  WordPress 5.2.4
2. Updated  :  Elementor icon Version
3. Updated  :  WP Politic Plugin



Date   : 27-09-2019
Version: 3.1.4
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1. Updated  : Post Details Page title
2. Fixed    : Fullwidth content Problem
3. Fixed    : Timeline Content Color


Date   : 07-09-2019
Version: 3.1.3
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1. Updated  : WordPress 5.2.3
2. Updated  : Duplicate Page option Remove
3. Updated  : Header Style Images
4. Fixed    : Slider Navigation Hover Color


Date   : 11-08-2019
Version: 3.1.2
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1. Included :	HT WP Instagram plugin included theme file.

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Date   : 25-07-2019
Version: 3.1.1
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1. Included :	Home Box Layout Version
2. Updated  :	Custom Logo css
3. Updated  :	Slider addon(Slide Loop)
4. Updated  :	Gallery Addon(Image Size Select Option)

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Date   : 29-06-2019
Version: 3.1.0
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1. Updated  :	WordPress 5.2.2
2. Included :	Two Header Menu Style
3. Included :	Two New Home Page
4. Included :	Biography Page, Honorable Member Page, Volunteer Form Page, Donation Page, Faq Page, About Two Page
5. Included :	Sticky Logo, Mobile Logo, Custom Page Logo Option
6. Included :	Mission Section
7. Updated  :	Dropdown  Menu Color Support
8. Updated  :	Team Details Page
9. Updated  :	404 Page

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Date:    07-03-2019
Version: 3.0.1
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1. Updated :	WordPress 5.1
2. Updated :	Gutenberg Block Unit Test
3. Fixed   :	Breadcrumb escaping and new .pot file create 


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Date:    20-01-2018
Version: 3.0.0

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1. Included :   Elementor Page Builder Support
2. Updated  :   Slider addons Option
4. Updated  :   Event Style
5. Updated  :   Portfolio Style
6. Updated  :   Portfolio Details Page
7. Updated  :   Gallery Style
8. Updated  :   Blog Style
9. Updated  :   Timeline Style
10.Updated  :   One Page Scroll Animation
11.Updated  :   Capability WordPress 5.0.3

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Date: 15-12-2018
Version: 2.0.3
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1. Update :	Capability WordPress 5x
2. Fixed : 	Header top mobile and email option.

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Date: 25-09-2018
Version: 2.0.2
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1. Update :	WordPress update 4.9.8
2. Improved :	Sidebar widget css
3. Fixed :	Page title padding in theme option.
4. Fixed :	page title Typography in theme option.

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Date: 13-06-2018
Version: 2.0.1
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1. Metabox expand escaping fixed
2. Some css improved
3. Update WordPress 4.9.6

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04-04-2018

Version 2.0.0

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1. Convert from Layerswp to Underscore

2. Include Home version one

3. Multi-Page version

4. Update WordPress 4.9.4