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Theme Installation

The very first step is to install WordPress itself. Once installed, we can proceed to the theme and plugins installation.

Please check out the recommended server requirements for WordPress. Your PHP version has to be 5.6 or higher.

Besides the recommended server requirements for WordPress, make sure your PHP memory for WordPress is set to at least 64MB. However, if you are going to use several 3rd party plugins, we recommend 128MB. You can read more about changing the PHP memory in the WordPress codex.

If you haven’t already, download the full package from your ThemeForest account / downloads.

1. Click on the Download button next to your purchased item
2. Choose All files & documentation and download the zip file
1. Enable email notifications if you want to be informed when the new update is available
2. If you like the theme, please don’t forget to rate it 5*. Thank you!

Parent Theme Installation

When you unzip the downloaded file, you will see a bunch of folders. The most important one is the THEME folder which contains the installable theme .ZIP.

1.THEME folder contains the installable theme .ZIP

Open your WordPress admin and navigate to Appearance / Themes

1. You can manage themes under Appearance / Themes

Upload the installable theme .ZIP file

1. Click on the Add New button
2. Click on the Upload Theme button
3. Choose theme .ZIP file
4. Submit the file

If you have problems installing your theme via admin (as described above), you can try to install it via FTP.

Child Theme Installation

If you don’t know what a WordPress child theme is, please read this article in the WordPress codex. The article also explains how to create a child theme, but don’t worry, the Lore child theme is already included in the package.

This documentation assumes that you are running the child theme, so it is highly recommended to install it. The Child theme .ZIP can be found in Child Theme folder. Install it in exactly the same way as parent theme, described in previous steps.

Once you have both parent and child themes installed, you need to activate the child one.

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