After purchasing this theme download your purchased theme file from Themeforest. To do that, go to your themeforest.net profile move your mouse cursor over your login name in the right top corner and then click “Download”.
Here you will find all the items that you have purchased.
Locate Aventine, click the “Download” button and choose “All files & documentation” and save the package on your computer.
UNZIP the package you just downloaded.
Inside you will find a copy of this documentation, license, purchase code and a zipped Aventine file (aventine-portfolio.zip) that you will need to install onto your WordPress.
After you installed your theme and all required plugins, follow these steps:
Go to Appearance > Import Demo Data
Click on big “Import Demo Data” button and wait until the importing process is done.
After the import process is completed you get all pages, images, posts and portfolio items you saw in the ThemeForest demo before purchasing the theme. Now all you have to do is replace the demo images and sample content with your own.
Give this gallery a name (Anne & John, New York, People …)
Add a subtitle (optional) to your gallery in the Sub Title area.
All of the images that will appear inside this gallery need to be uploaded in the Gallery meta box by clicking on the “Add Images” button. You can “drag” the image thumbnails around to change the image order
The cover image of each gallery is the Featured Image, so upload your cover image in the Featured Image area on the right side of your screen.
You can write something about this gallery in the description area if you need to.
If you don’t want to show the description and title box in the gallery, scroll down and set “Title & Description” to Disable Description.
Select the images that should be in the gallery (for best results, these images should be the same height.)
Click on the “Create a new gallery” button
In the GALLERY SETTING area set the columns, set “Link to” None (if you don’t want them to be clickable) or “Link to” Media File (if you want them to open up in a fullscreen slider), and set the size to what’s appropriate
Click on the “Insert gallery” button
When creating a galley, all images will show up in 1; 2; 3; 4 …. or 9 columns. If you want your images to show up like in this example or similar, you will need to create multiple galleries – 1 for eash column. Keep reading to find out how.
Creating a mixed gallery inside a post
To create a gallery where some of the images appear in 1 column, some in 2 or 3 columns, each column will need its own gallery.
To do that follow the steps 1- 7. that are described above, but:
If the first image (or a couple of the first ones) should be in one column, you select only these images and set the column count to 1.
If the next 2 images should be next to each other, create a new gallery under the first one, select these two images and set the column count to 2
“Welcome Page” is the fullscreen video (or a static image) with a logo image on top that you see when you visit Aventine for the first time.
If you enable Welcome Page in Theme Options > Welcome Page, it will automatically show up when someone first visits your site. After clicking on it, the visitor will be directed to the page that you set up as your front page in Settings > Reading.
Video backgrounds (autoplay videos) will only show up on desktop devices. Tablets and mobile devices will not show the video background, instead these devices will show a Background Image that you need to upload as well. If you are wondering why it works this way – you can read detailed explanations here and here.
The video background should be as short as possible (about 10 sec long) since the shorter the video the faster it will load
There should be no sound
Minimum size should be 852 x 480 but if possible you can use 1920×1080
You will need 2 file formats for the video background – MP4 and WebM
Since the image will be covering the whose screen, it should be landscape oriented and around 1920x1080px big. To ensure speedy loading the image should be under 1MB. Use JPEGmini or a similar program to optimize your image before uploading it.
Upload a logo graphic under Logo Image
Your Logo Image should be a .png file with a transparent background. You can see the image we used in the demo below. (the “Enter Site” is added to the logo to make sure users know what to do)
If you don’t want to a background video, you can upload only the background image to serve as your Welcome Page.