“Legatus” Documentation by “Orange-Themes.com” v2.0


Created: 21/06/2013
By: Orange-Themes.com
Email: support@orange-themes.com Example page: Legatus Theme

Thank you for purchasing our theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email via my user page contact form here.

Table of Contents

  1. Theme Installation
    1. Extracting
    2. Uploading
      1. Via Wordpress
      2. Via FTP
  2. Post Installation
    1. Set page templates
    2. Configure theme links
    3. Setting Menus
    4. Sidebars & Widgets
      1. Creating Sidebars
      2. Managing Widgets
      3. Sidebar Styles
  3. Theme Configuration
    1. Theme Management
      1. General Settings
        1. Header/Footer Logo
        2. Favicon
      2. Sidebar Settings
    2. Homepage
    3. Galleries
    4. Post Categories
    5. Breaking News Slider
      1. Enable Breaking News Slider
      2. Mark Posts as Breaking News
  4. Additional Options
    1. Contact Page
    2. Post Thumbnails
    3. Read More Tag
    4. Shortcodes
    5. Translations

  1. Theme Installation top

    In order to successfully install our theme you must do following actions:

    1. Extracting top

      After downloading the achive from themeforest, you must extract it.


      After Extraction the archive contains:

      • Documentation;
      • License files;
      • Photoshop files;
      • Screenshots;
      • Theme Files;
      • Changelog;
      • Archived Theme.

    2. Uploading top

      There are 2 ways to upload the theme to your wordpress installation:

      1. Uploading via wordpress top

        Uploading the theme via wordpress is the easiest and faster way.

        You must navigate to Appearance → Themes → Install Themes → Upload


        Now select the archived template from your extracted folder and press install.

        Upload Select

        Now everything should be done.

        Install Complete

        Press activate and your theme is ready to use!

      2. Uploading via FTP top

        To do this you will need a FTP client like FileZilla.
        Connect to your FTP server and navigate your wordpress installation.


        Now locate wp-content/themes/ folder


        Upload the folder called theme from your extracted folder.

        Upload Uploaded

        Now you can navigate to Appearance → Themes in your wordpress administration panel.
        You will see the theme appearing there. Click activate and it is ready to use!

  2. Post Installation top

    1. Set page templates

      Before starting to work with our theme you must create two pages — Homepage and Blog.

      While adding the pages in Pages → Add New you must specify page template in Page Attributes metabox.

      Page Template Selection

      Create both Homepage (specifying Homepage template) and Blog (Default Template).

      Pages Created

      When that is done — navigate to Settings → Reading and set the newly created pages as static pages.

      Pages Set as Static

    2. Be sure to visit Settings → Permalinks page and set the URL to option "Post name".


    3. Setting Menus top

      In order to set up the Top Menu you must visit Appearance → Menus page.
      Create the menu by entering the title of the menu in the field Menu Name and click Create Menu.

      Create Top Menu

      Then activate your freshly created menu by selecting your menu in the dropbox and click Save.

      Activate Top Menu

      And finally you can add some pages to your menu.

      Add pages to Top Menu

      You can also rearrage your menu and create sub-items by simply just clicking and dragging elements.

      Rearrange Top Menu

      1. Creating Sidebars top
      2. In order to add new sidebars you must navigate to Theme Management → Sidebar Settings.

        Sidebar Settings

        You can also order your sidebars simply by clicking & dragging them.

        Sidebar Order

      3. Managing Widgets top

        You can manage your widgets in Appearance → Widgets.

        Widget Settings

        Add your widgets by simply clicking & dragging them to to you sidebars.

        Widget Settings

        You can also move your widgets to Inactive Widgets are to temporary disable them without losing any settings.

        Widget Settings

      4. For every page, post and category you can specify a sidebar style. There are 4 styles:

    4. Theme Configuration top

      1. Theme Management top

        Theme management can be accessed from your wp-admin menu.

        Theme Management

        Theme management page has various options like:

        1. General Settings top

          The general settings are for managing global settings and page templates.

          1. In general settings you can upload your Header logo.

            You can add it by specifying the URL of the image or uploading it from your local computer by pressing Choose File

            General Settings

          2. Favicon top

            You can also upload or specify your favicon which is the small icon in your browser's address bar.
            Simply specify the url of the image or upload it from your local computer.

            General Settings

        2. In Sidebar Settings you can manage your sidebars.

          Sidebar Settings

          You can learn on how to manage your sidebars in Creating Sidebars Section.

      2. Homepage top

        Homepage is a specific page template. Learn how to set it up.

        The Homepage has several settings that can be configured while editing the page:

        • Main Slidertop

          You can enable and configure the main homepage slider.

          Sidebar Settings

          The posts will be fetched from a specific category which you have to select:

          Sidebar Settings

          Specified category posts has to be marked as the main slider post while editing the post.
          Also, you can overwrite the post thumbnail for the slider image by uploading it in Main Slider Image metabox.

          Sidebar Settings

        • Homepage Buildertop

          On homepage you can use several homepage blocks. Simply drag&drop the blocks you want to use in the Homepage Builder metabox.

          Sidebar Settings

      3. Galleries top

        First make sure you have set up gallery page in Pages → All Pages.
        If not — create a new page and select Photo Gallery Template in Page Attributes.

        You can add new gallery in Gallery → Add New.

        Gallery Management

        The process consists of following steps:

        1. Insert gallery title;
        2. Insert the description of the gallery;
        3. Choose gallery style;
        4. Select gallery categories;
        5. Define order number of the gallery in selected category;
        6. Adding images to your gallery:
        7. Publish Gallery

          Gallery Management

      4. Post Categories top

        You can set up multiple multiple styles for your post categories too. In order to set them up and configure you must navigate to "Posts → Categories";

        Post Categories

        Now you can choose between 6 category templates, set title color, manage sidebar position as well as it's type.

      5. Breaking News Slider top

        1. Enabling The Slider top

          To set up breaking news slider, navigate to Legatus Management → Slider Settings → Breaking News Sliders

          Here you can enable the Breaking News slider in News, Category pages and in the footer.

          Enable the slider in the desired destination and click Save Changes.

          • Breaking Slider in News and Category pages

            Both of these sliders will fetch the posts that are marked as Breaking News posts.

          • Breaking Slider in Footer

            This Breaking News slider will fetch posts from selected category.

        2. Mark posts as Breaking News top

          In order to show a post in the Breaking News slider you must mark it as a Breaking News post while editing the post.
          There will be a meta box called Breaking News at the bottom of the page.

          Also, it is possible to change breaking news categories by the pages you visit. It can be configured when you are editing your page or post.
          There will be meta boxes at the bottom of the page.

    5. Additional Options top

      1. Contact Page top

        You can create your Contact Page in Pages → Add New.
        Be Sure to select the Contact Page Template in Page Attributes.

        In order to use everything that the contact page offers make sure that you:

        1. Insert Google Map URL while adding Contact Page;
        2. Add more specified info in Contact Page Content area;
        3. Set up contact form email in Theme Management → General → Contact Form E-mail.
      2. Post Thumbnails top

        Post thumbnails can be selected by clicking on Set Featured Image.
        Follow these steps to learn more.

      3. Read More Tag top

        It is advisable to add Read More tag in every post. Thus on the homepage there will be only the introduction of the post and one will read the post in full only after opening it. It is also advisable to add only a few sentences before this tag, so that the introduction was not too long!

        Gallery Management

      4. Shortcodes top

        Our themes support several shortcodes that can be used in your website.
        You can see all our shortcodes right here.

        1. Image With Caption
          	title="Option lobortis reprimique id qui." 
        2. Youtube Video
          [video url="http://youtu.be/DjIyWEsy5vc"]
        3. Gallery Preview
          [ot-gallery url="http://legatus.orange-themes.com/gallery/ne-quod-deserunt-volutpat-cum-nulla-oblique-ad-per-12/"]
        4. Spacers
          [spacer style="1" icon="none"]
          [spacer style="2" icon="none"]
          [spacer style="3" icon="none"]
          [spacer style="4" icon="10003"]
          [spacer style="2" icon="128077"]
          [spacer style="3" icon="9835"]
          [blockquote style="1"]Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no, sea in homero.[/blockquote]
          [blockquote style="2"]Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no, sea in homero.[/blockquote]
          [blockquote style="3"]Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no, sea in homero.[/blockquote]
        6. Unordered lists
          	[item icon="9881" ]Mucius denique platonem ius an pertinax[/item] 	// Gear
          	[item icon="9733" ]Id duo dictas vituperata concluda[/item]	      	// Star
          	[item icon="10003" ]Turque ex quot recteque mel vituperata[/item] 	// Check
          	[item icon="128100" ]Modo pertinax consetetur cu per[/item]       	// People
          	[item icon="9998" ]Option lobortis reprimique id qui quas duo[/item]	// Pencil
          	[item icon="128222" ]Maluisset scribentur nec in ut pro[/item]		// Phone
          	[item icon="59172" ]Consetetur orquatos inciderint turque[/item]	// Location
          	[item icon="9993" ]Mucius denique platonem ius an pertinax[/item]	// Envelope
          	[item icon="128077" ]Mucius denique platonem ius an pertinax[/item]	// Thumb
        7. Buttons
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="EBEBEB" textcolor="6e6e6e" size="small"]Small Gray Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="458dde" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Small Blue Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="128227" target="" color="de5345" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Red Button With Icon[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="128077" target="" color="73af3e" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Green Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="e18f3f" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Orange Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="984bc5" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Purple Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="383838" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Black Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="e64379" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Pink button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="5749c7" textcolor="ffffff" size="small"]Dark-Blue Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="none" target="" color="ebebeb" textcolor="6e6e6e" size="big"]Big Gray Button[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="hearts" target="" color="3894ae" textcolor="ffffff" size="big"]With An Icon[/button]
          [button link="#" icon="59212" target="" color="a6bd27" textcolor="ffffff" size="big"]Another Big One[/button]
        8. Paragraphs
          	[block]Ne pro civibus ocurreret. Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla. [/block]
          	[block] Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no. [/block] 
          	[block] Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no, sea in homero.[/block]
          	[block] Corpora perpetua iudicabit pri id, aeterno indoctum nam at. [/block]
          	[block] Corpora perpetua iudicabit pri id, aeterno indoctum nam at. Scripta signiferumque eu sit. [/block]
          	[block] Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no, sea in homero accusamus pertinacia.[/block]
          	[block] Everti offendit philosophia.[/block]
          	[block] Everti offendit philosophia ius an.[/block]
          	[block] Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta. [/block]
        9. Marker
          [textmarker color="C24000"]indoctum[/textmarker]
        10. Tabs
          [tabs title1="This Is Fist Tab" text1='
          <h3>SOME TITLE TEXT 1</h3>
          An natum eruditi repudiandae usu, est te esse verear ceteros, pro et probo nominavi platonem.
          ' title2="Second Tab" text2='
          <h3>SOME TITLE TEXT 2</h3>
          Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no.
          ' title3="Last One" text3='
          <h3>SOME TITLE TEXT 3</h3>
          Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla soluta aliquam no, sea in homero accusamus pertinacia.
        11. Accordion
          	title1="Minim delicata omittantur te vis, cu sit quem lobortis" 
          	text1='Vim eius dicant ut, nec munere interesset ad. .' 
          	title2="Et quodsi inermis sed, te eam veritus persecuti conceptam, est id sint putant" 
          	text2='Vim eius dicant ut, nec munere interesset ad. In sea moderatius deterruisset, molestie principes ut eos.' 
          	title3="Temporibus mel, omnis forensibus suscipiantur ei nam, mundi nostrum in eum" 
          	text3='Vim eius dicant ut, nec munere interesset ad. In sea moderatius deterruisset, molestie principes ut eos.'
        12. Social Links
          [social link="#" icon="62218"] // Twitter
          [social link="#" icon="62221"] // Facebook
          [social link="#" icon="62224"] // Google+
          [social link="#" icon="62227"] // Pinterest
          [social link="#" icon="62230"] // Tumblr
          [social link="#" icon="62212"] // Flickr
          [social link="#" icon="62215"] // Vimeo
          [social link="#" icon="62266"] // Skype
          [social link="#" icon="62233"] // LinkedIn
          [social link="#" icon="62209"] // GitHub
          [social link="#" icon="62236"] // Dribbble
          [social link="#" icon="62239"] // StumbleUpon
          [social link="#" icon="62242"] // Last.fm
        13. Alert Messages
          [alert color="DF9608" icon="9733"]Et quodsi inermis sed, te eam veritus persecuti conceptam, est id sint putant.[/alert]
          [alert color="C24000" icon="9888"]Et quodsi inermis sed, te eam veritus persecuti conceptam, est id sint putant.[/alert]
          [alert color="5EC253" icon="128077"]Et quodsi inermis sed, te eam veritus persecuti conceptam, est id sint putant.[/alert]
        14. Team Builder
          	subtitle="Chief Editor" 
          		Per id quem repudiare definitiones. Quodsi efficiendi persequeris.
          [spacer style="2" icon="none"]
          	title="Tatius Eugenio" subtitle="Sports Editor" 
          	text="Per id quem repudiare definitiones. Quodsi efficiendi." 
          	title2="Ignasi Cleto" subtitle2="Technology Editor" 
          	text2="Per id quem repudiare definitiones. Quodsi."
        15. Toggles
          [toggles title="Sint assum in vel, omnes noster maiestatis ex quoro ut modus complectitur"]
          		Everti offendit philosophia ius an, sed nulla solut.
        16. Google Map
      5. Translations top

        Bordeaux theme has multilanguage support! You can easily translate it to the desired language by using a free PostEdit program.

        For more information you can visit Translating WordPress.

        The translation files are located in /languages folder in theme's main directory.

        Be sure to specify your language in wp-config.php file.

        WP Config

    Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, but I'll do my best to assist. If you have a more general question relating to the themes on ThemeForest, you might consider visiting the forums and asking your question in the "Item Discussion" section.

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