Yakout Documentation

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Theme Details:

  • Theme Name: Yakout for WordPress
  • Theme Author: KosmosLabs
  • Theme Version: 1.0
  • Creation Date: 01/04/2017
  • Last Update: 01/04/2017

Introdution

Yakout is a simple, clean and responsive WordPress theme, with a minimalistic layout that focuses on simplicity and readability. suited for any creative websites and blogs.

This documentation covers the installation and the usage of all available features and options of Yakout.

WordPress Information:

To install "Yakout" you must have a working version of Wordpress already installed. if you are new to WordPress, you can find useful information in the official WordPress Codex:

Theme Installation

Now that you’ve downloaded the "Yakout" theme there are two ways you can install the theme.

Installation via WordPress Admin Panel:

  1. Log to admin dashboard.
  2. Browse to Appearance > Themes.
  3. Click Add New button.
  4. In next page find and click "upload theme"
  5. Browse your computer to select "Yakout.zip".
  6. Finaly Click "Install Now" button

Installation via Ftp client:

  1. Extract "Yakout.zip" file on your computer.
  2. Connect to your server via Ftp client software (e.g.,FileZilla).
  3. upload only extracted Yakout folder to "/wp-content/themes/" folder on your server.

Theme Activation:

  1. Log to admin dashboard.
  2. Browse to Appearance > Themes.
  3. Activate the theme by hitting the correspondent "Activate" button.

Install Bundled Plugins:

Yakout come with some included plugins that give you more complete package. you should see a warning after theme activation that instructs you to install them. Simply click on "Begin Installing Plugins", and you will be taken to a list of the available plugins.

Import Demo Data:

Sample data can be helpful to see how the theme works as well as speed up settings, however We do not recommend this if you have existing content in your WordPress installation.

  • Log into your dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Import Demo Data, select a demo and click the “Import” button and wait, it can take a few minutes.

Video: Theme Installation

Please see this short video tutorial to know how to install and configure Yakout Theme:


Theme Options:

To customize how your website looks, including its layout, colors and more, navigate to WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > Customize

Homepage Settings:

Layout Settings:

Please see this short video tutorial to configure website homepage:



Slider Settings:


Featured Boxes Settings:

Posts:

Posts are entries that display in reverse order on your home page. Posts usually have comments fields beneath them and are included in your site's RSS feed.

Adding Posts:

To add new post, log in to your WordPress installation with sufficient admin privileges to create new articles. locate the Posts menu in the left-hand side of the WordPress Dashboard and click the Add New link to begin writing a new Post. You can either hover over the Posts link or click to expand it to reveal the submenu.

Start filling in the blanks: enter your post title in the upper field, and enter your post body content in the main post editing box below it.

Post Format:

A Post Format is a piece of meta information that can be used by a theme to customize its presentation of a post. Yakout has built-in functionality for all wordpress standard post formats ( image, audio video... ). Select the Post format as desired.

Yakout - Post Options:

Yakout offers many different options for you to present your blog posts, for each post you can choose to use video, audio, slider, show related posts and much more! See the screenshot below to see how it works

  1. Video: Check "Video" post in the Format tab and enter video Oembed url into Video field, Yakout support Youtube, Vimeo and Dailymotion video.
  2. Audio: Check "Audio" post in the Format tab and past here your audio file url or soundcloud url.
  3. Slider Images: Ckeck "Gallery" post in the Format tab and pick up more than one image for your post slider.
  4. Disable posts share: Check this to hide social media icons.
  5. Disable Next post and prev post links: Hide links to next and previous posts.
  6. Disable author info box:Hide information about the post author with links to their website and social profiles.
  7. Disable Related posts: Check this to hide related posts (by category).

Portfolio:

To use Portfolio function, you need to make sure you have the Kosmoslabs Portfolio plugin activated.

Adding Portfolio:

To add new portfolio, log in to your WordPress installation with sufficient admin privileges to create new articles. locate the Portfolio menu in the left-hand side of the WordPress Dashboard and click the "Add New" link to adding new Portfolio.

Next, add the [portfolio] shortcode to a post or page.

Please see this short video tutorial to know how to config your portfolio:


Widgets:

Widgets in WordPress allow you to add content and features in the widgetized areas of your theme. Examples are the default widgets that come with WordPress; for Categories, Tag cloud, Search, etc.

Widgets require no code experience or expertise. They can be added, removed, and rearranged on the Theme Customizer or Appearance > Widgets in the WordPress Administration Screens.

Yakout Custom Widgets:

Yakout comes pre-packaged with a variety of custom Widgets that add content and features to your Sidebar.

Please see the list below:

  1. About Widget
  2. Youtube About Widget
  3. Facebook Widget
  4. Social icons Widget
  5. Audio Widget
  6. Soundcloud Widget
  7. Video Widget
  8. Slider Widget
  9. Post List Widget
  10. One Post Widget
  11. Advertisement Widget
  12. WP Instagram Widget

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