Getting Started

Thank you for choosing our theme. This article is intended to help you get started creating your site, In this document we mainly will cover the installation and use of this theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email us via our user page contact form here

1. Getting Started

1.1 Install the WordPress

Please go to http://wordpress.org and download the current version of WordPress. For information on how to install a WordPress Platform, please see the WordPress codex page https://wordpress.org/support/article/how-to-install-wordpress/.

1.2 Install the Theme

When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme to your WordPress directory. There are two ways you can install the theme:

• Using FTP: By using any FTP program of your choice you can upload the non- zipped folder to the /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server.

• Using WordPress: Navigate to Appearance > Themes > Install Themes. Go to upload and select the zipped theme folder and hit install now and theme will be uploaded and installed.

Once you have uploaded the theme, you need to active it. To activate your new theme, go to Appearance > Themes and activate your chosen theme.

1.3 Install the required plugins

After you activated the theme, you will get notification says about what plugins you need install.

Plugins

Click on the “Begin installing plugins” link to begin the installation.
Once you install the plugins, please return to the plugins list, and activate it. That’s it, you should be good to go.

1.4 Import Demo Data

Import the demo data for quick start using the theme.

Install the WordPress importer to import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags from a WordPress export file.

Follow these steps:

1. Log in to that site as an administrator.

2. Go to Tools > Import in the WordPress admin panel.

3. Install the “WordPress” importer from the list.

4. Activate & Run Importer.

5. Upload the “content.xml” file using the form provided on that page.

6. You will first be asked to map the authors in this export file to users on the site. For each author, you may choose to map to an existing user on the site or to create a new user.

7. WordPress will then import each of the posts, pages, comments, categories, etc.

2. Customize the theme

Go to “Appearance > Customize > Color” in WordPress admin page to config the color and theme.

Go to “Appearance > Customize > Pages” in WordPress admin page to config the pages that bind to footer area, sidebar area.

Go to “Appearance > Customize > Menus” in WordPress admin page to config the menus

3. Play Block

3.1 Config the play block

Go to Settings > General, to set “Play block setting” for frontend submission. Soundcloud client ID…

Apply Play Block to

Select post type to use “Play Block”, choose “Stations” for station post type. when create/edit a post from station will have the “Play Block” plugin on the top right. Note: the “Play Block” is now available on Woocommerce product.

Frontend post to

Frontend submission form will post to station or product post type

Assign upload to page

Go to “Pages/Add new” to create a upload page to bind this option. also you can use other paid membership plugin to control this page.

Assign download to page

Same as upload page.

Assign login to page

Login/register form will be bind to this page

Frontend auto public

Frontend upload will be public or private

Frontend upload stream

Allow user to upload stream, otherwise only remote url input

Downloadable only for register

All download file only for register user.

Soundclient client id

Use for when add soundcloud.com track url

3.2 Use Play Block

Go to “Stations > Add new”, on the right side there is a play icon. click it and open the play block setting. you can add “single/album/playlist” type of station.

How to add single station

Choose single for “Type” to add single station.

Stream field: Required for single type, you can use remote url or upload local media file. support audio, video, online stream.

Stream URL: Alternative for stream field, hearthis.at or soundcloud.com will use this field to get the real stream url.

Duration: Million seconds for stream file.

Artwork: Fill this field with remote image url and click the “Set as featured image” will get the image from the remote url and set featured image for this station

Waveform: sound waveform data, fill the “Stream” field and click the waveform icon button to get waveform data.

How to add album/playlist music type

Select album/playlist for “Type”. Input single station title to search station, select single station when stations popup.

How to play hearthis.at or soundcloud.com url

Go to Hearthis.at or Soundcloud.com and copy track url, paste into the “Stream” field and click the cloud icon button under the “Stream” field. wait the code to populate the data from remote server, then click “Publish” button. Note: for soundcloud.com you must go to “Settings > General” to fill the “Soundcloud client ID”.

How to play Icecast or Shoutcast with updating song’s title

Find the Icecast or Shoutcast live stream url and add “&icecast” or “&shoutcast” after the url.

How to play Youtube and Youtube music

Go to Youtube.com or and copy the watch url eg: https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=LwzN_v7GPMs&list=RDAMVMu2BV57EEv4g and paste into the “Stream” field to play Youtube.

Front-end submission

Go to “Settings > General” to select “Anyone can register”, and choose “Contributor” for “New User Default Role”, new user can use the upload form to submit their own station. “Subscriber” user can not use the upload form but can create playlist.

4. Loop Block

Use loop block you can display any post type data in a loop way in your page. it’s Gutenberg block and you can click and manage it with other blocks.

4.1 How to use

On the Gutenberg Block Editor, click the “Add block” button and choose “Loop” in the “Common Blocks”.

4.2 Use Loop Block

Loop Block has many options you can config to display your data.

Loop Style

Default it’s grid style. for list style, add “block-loop-row” class in the “Advanced” tab.

Loop data

Loop post, user and taxonomy, for advanced options you can look https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/classes/wp_query/

Pager

“Pagination”: classic pagination, “Load more”: click button to load more, “Scroll”: scroll page to load more content.

5. Update

Install Envato Plugin to update theme.

Go to “Settings > General” to fill the Envato purchased code to update plugins.

6. Localization

You can use the “languages/” file for localization, Install a translate plugin like “Loco Translate” to translate WordPress plugins and themes directly in your browser.

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