Documentation for GodLike Gaming Theme

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Intro

Thank you for purchasing GodLike!

GodLike is creative theme for gaming, communities and news. It is clean, flexible, responsive, working with the awesome Visual Composer and created with a powerfull admin options panel to fine tune the theme. It allows you to create bbPress forum and WordPress blog. Comes with unlimited color schemes for your website.

Write blog posts and share your news. Many elements (shortcodes) are ready to use. Unlimited layout variations for everyone. And, of course, stunning and modern website design.

Hope you’ll enjoy using The GodLike as much as we enjoyed developing it.

Installation

Setting-up GodLike is easy. Just follow these steps, they won’t take much of your time.

Theme Installation

Step 1: Login to your WordPress admin panel and navigate to AppearanceThemes.

Appearance to Themes

Step 2: Click Add New button at the top of the page, then the Upload Theme button on the next page.

Step 3: Select godlike.zip included in the files downloaded from Themeforest and click Install Now.

upload theme

Final Step: Once the file is uploaded and installed, click Activate.

activate themes

Plugin Installation

The GodLike requires some plugins to operate correctly. It’s easy to install and activate them in one click.

Step 1: After activating the theme, in the notification message on the top of the admin page, click the Begin Installing Plugins link.

Step 2: Select all the plugins in the list and choose Install from the Dropdown menu, then click Apply.

Demo Content

Note: Importing demo content is optional.

The GodLike comes with single-click importable demo content (pages, blog posts, forum, etc.) to help you get started if you have a fresh WordPress installation.

Before importing, make sure you have installed the Theme and recommended Plugins. Before performing the following steps, you must have installed the plugin nK Themes Helper

  1. Navigate to Godlike → Demo Import.
  2. Read Important Notes.
  3. Select Demo and Click Import (import time depends on the speed of the Internet connection on your server and their resources).

import demo

Menu Setup

If the menu is not available after the import, you can fix it

  1. Navigate to AppearanceMenus and select Manage Locations tab
  2. In this tab, set the appropriate menu types, as shown belowsetup menu
  3. Save you settings and check it

Mega Menu
1

To build this type of menu, follow the instructions:

  1. Navigate to AppearanceMenus and add own menu or edit existing
  2. For select tab 1 lvl, for example, Elements, click on Mega Menu checkbox and add Mega Menu Background Image as shown below.mega-menu options
  3. Save menu and check the result.

Theme Options

For detailed customization the look of your site, you can use built-in Customizer and Meta Boxes options to override these options on pages or posts.

Customizer

Warning: For use Customizer options you need to install the Kirki plugin if you have not done so in the previous install plugins step

After installing the theme, navigate to AppearanceCustomize.

Here you have access to all the theme’s configuration settings. Each setting is commented and very straight-forward and should be easy to understand and configure.

The GodLike supports live preview of all customizations, so you may preview any changes before saving them.

customizer options

Meta Boxes

Warning: For use Meta Boxes options you need to install the Advanced Custom Fields plugin if you have not done so in the previous step

After adding another post you can use this options

post acf 1

And if you want to override the global settings use meta boxes that are located after content (available for all pages and posts)

acf options 2

Here you have access to all the theme’s configuration settings. Each setting is commented and very straight-forward and should be easy to understand and configure.

Media

Image Sizes

The GodLike automatically resizes images to make them look nice despite their location in templates.

Minimum recommended image sizes:

Horizontal Images: 1280x720px

Square Images: 400x400px

The list of available resolutions:

  • 48×48
  • 90×90
  • 150×150
  • 200×200
  • 300×300
  • 400×400
  • 500×375
  • 600×600
  • 800×450
  • 800×600
  • 1280×720
  • 1400×600
  • 1440×900
  • 1920×1080

Please try to select images that match the minimal dimensions to avoid whitespace, bad alignment and other image related problems.

Resizing Thumbnails

If you install The GodLike on the existing blog with existing images we strictly recommend that you should regenerate your images.

Please install and run Regenerate Thumbnail plugin.

Miscellaneous

Forms

In order to make use of contact forms, make sure you’ve installed and activated Contact Form 7 plugin.

To create the contact form layout similar to the demo site paste the following code to the Form field, located in ContactContact Forms:

[email* your-email class:form-control class:required placeholder "Email*"]
[text* your-name class:form-control class:required placeholder "Name*"]
[textarea* your-message 20x5 class:form-control class:required placeholder "Message *"]
[response]
<button class="nk-btn nk-btn-lg link-effect-4">Send</button>

Shortcodes

For ease of editing your pages and posts we highly recommend use Visual Composer for building pages.

With examples of shortcodes you can look in the elements tab on main menu.

shortcodes

Theme Helper

To be able to import and update GodLike themes we recommend using our nK Themes Helper plugin included in the required list.

After install you have access to next options

helper-1

In this panel, you can update GodLike and check the hosting for minimum requirements of GodLike theme.

helper-2

This panel contains a list of all recommended to install plugins.

helper-3

In this panel, you can select and import any available demo themes

Credits

Images

The sample images viewed in the theme preview are for demo purposes only and are not included with your purchase. These images are courtesy of:

Thank You!

Thanks for using GodLike. We take great pride in creating solid themes and strongly believe in robust customer service practices. Should you have a question that neither this documentation file nor Themeforest’s forums can resolve and we’ll do our very best to assist you.

If you like our theme, please take 1 minute to rate it on Themeforest:

  1. Go to Themeforest and login with your credentials.
  2. Hover on your account name in the top right corner of the screen. Click Downloads link and you will see your purchases list.
  3. Click stars next to our theme to leave your rating.

It will help us a lot to keep being motivated to release new theme updates and improvements for free.

We hope you will enjoy using it for your next project!

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