GIO–Gaming Community Portal Forum with Team Tournament and Clan Game WordPress Theme

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Getting Started


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In this user guide you will find all required information to get your site up and running: starting from theme installation, settings and setup to usage of different demos templates.

Install Theme

Install Wordpress:Download and Install the newest version of WordPress.

Install theme via Wordpress Dashboard:

  1. Go to 'Appearance > Theme' section
  2. Click 'Add New' and select the 'Upload' option
  3. Upload the zip file
  4. All Done :) (see fig 1.1, fig 1.2)

If any error appears, most probably, your hosting has file size limit. You can contact your hosting provider and ask to ease this restrictions (e.g 32MB will do).

Theme Installation 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 themename-Gio folder there
  4. Go to 'Wordpress Dashboard > Appearance > Theme' section to activate the theme
  5. All Done :)

If above steps did not yield any results, please don’t hesitate to address this issue directly to your hosting company. Since this is most likely a server-related problem, we will not be able to help you!

Install theme via wp

Fig. 1.1 Install Theme

Install theme via wp

Fig. 1.2 Install Theme

Activate Theme:
  1. Go to 'Appearance > Theme' section.
  2. Select the Gio theme.
  3. Hitting the correspondent "Activate" link.
  4. All Done :)
Install theme via wp

Fig. 1.3 Theme Activate

Plugins Installation:

After install the theme and activate the theme, there'll be a list of suggested and recommended plugins at the top of the wordpress dashboard.

Required plugins

Fig. 1.4 Required Plugins

Required plugins list

Fig. 1.5 Required Plugins List

Attention! Note that after install all required plugins you must go theme options and save this.

buddypress Installation:

After install the theme and activate the theme, there'll be a list of suggested and recommended plugins Buddypress.

buddypress plugins

Import Demo

Import demo site Import demo site

select xml file

Import demo site

Theme Options

General settings:

    You Can Change All Following Field

  1. Preloader :
  2. Background Field :
  3. Custom CSS :
  4. Custom JS :
  5. Page & Template Title :
  6. Title Separator Image :
  7. Title Background :
General settings General settings
Header Settings:

You Can Change All Following Field

  1. Header Style :
  2. Site Logo :
  3. Logo Width :
  4. Logo for Mobile :
  5. Header Banner :
  6. Banner URL :
  7. Header Product :
  8. Header Top Area :
  9. News Ticker :
  10. News Ticker Title :
  11. News Title :
  12. Top Bar Social Icon :
  13. Social Icons :
Header settings Header settings2 Header settings3
Layout Settings:

You Can Change All Following Field

  1. Blog Layout :
  2. Sponsor Logos :
  3. Call To Action Section :
  4. Archive layout :
  5. Archive Layout :
  6. Single Post Layout :
Posts list
Color Scheme:

Theme color scheme :

  1. Select Theme Version :
  2. Theme Primary Color :
  3. Menu Background Color :
  4. Menu Color :
Color scheme

You can import or export your theme options setting here.

Backup settings

Fig. 3.8 Backup Settings

Page Layout Settings

Page layout setting will give you to create different different layout page. This options affect on current page.

Page layout settings Page layout settings
Page layout settings

Visual Composer

We are trying to give best user experience, that why this theme have lots of visual composer custom elements. This custom elements we divide into two groups.

Gio Section

Gio section group element have special feature. You didn't need any ( row or section )before useing Gio Section group elements.

Gio Elements
Gio Elements

Fig. 5.2.1 Gio Elements

Mega Menu

Gio Megamenu

Now Go To appearence->menu

Gio Megamenu

use this class:wide-menu

Gio Megamenu