Swing Documentation


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Swing - is a beautiful Hotel WordPress Template, specifically designed to showcase your hospitality industry like hotel, resort, accommodation, and rooms for rent. However, The template is also versatile to be used with Corporate and Agency Websites too. It is bundled up with WP Hotel Booking plugin which helps you to easily manage your rooms listings, customer bookings and reservations online, pricing plans and coupons. With its beautiful design, and high coding quality, this template can showcase your unique accommodations to the world and attract more visitors to your website.

 

Offline Installation

Installation via ftp/cpanel

Updating Theme

The Welcome Page comprises of the option for you install the plugins and import demos to your site.
 
The Required Action Section contains the mandatory plugins that needs to be installed for successfully configuring the site.

Required Plugins :

The Swing Custom Post Types Plugin : is a mandatory plugin. It provides the option for custom post types that are used within the themes. The plugin is bundled within the theme.
 
The WP Hotel Booking Plugin : is a complete hotel booking plugin for WordPress developed by ThimPress. The theme uses this plugin for online hotel booking options.
 
The Recommended Plugins : The section contains set of free and pro plugins. These plugins are optional but you may add these to your site to build a feature rich sites.
 
Add a social sharing feature to your site using AccessPress Social Pro plugin.
 
Add WP Mega Menu Pro plugin to have a distinct and featured menu to your site
 
Add a feature rich slider in your site using a topmost WordPress Slider Plugin, Revolution Slider.
 
The theme provides the option to install the demo via just a click. You'll need to install and activate the Instant Demo Importer plugin for this. The plugin is bundled within the theme. Once the plugin is installed and activated follow these steps to install the demo:

A Preloader is an animating icon that is displayed prior to loading the whole site, hence preventing the scrambled site being displayed at upfront. To configure the preloader follow these steps:

The template color defines the color scheme for your entire site. To configure the template color for your site follow these steps:

Configuring Header Layouts

The Theme provides option to choose any one header layout from the available three header layouts. The Top header section with contact information and social icons are displayed in Normal Header only. To configure the header layouts for the site follow these steps:

Configure Logo & Favicon

The theme provides the option to display either logo or site tagline in your site. To configure the Site Logo/Tagline for your site follow these steps:

Creating Menu

Creating Default Menu

Adding Menu Items

Creating Home Page

Display Home Page at front.

The featured home page consists of following 12 home section.
 
Every Home Section consists of two set of configurations
General Settings : The options under this settings are related to the content configuration of that very section.
Design Settings: The options under this settings are related to the desing configurations like section title color, background color, images etc.
  1. About Us Section
  2. Rooms Lists Section
  3. Service Section
  4. Testimonial Section
  5. Team Section
  6. Features Secction
  7. Special offer Section
  8. Gallery Section
  9. Video Section
  10. News & Offers Section
  11. Partners Section
  12. Contact Us Section

1. About Us Section :

Content Configuration

Design Configuration

2. Rooms Lists Section

To have the Rooms Lists Section in your home page make sure you've installed and activated the WP Hotel Booking plugin. You may install and activate the plugin by going to Dashboard > Appearance > Welcome under Required Plugins tab. Then,
Creating Rooms Post

Once you've created the room posts.
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

3. Service Section

Content Configuration

Design Configuration

4. Testimonial Section

To have the testimonial section in your home page make sure you've installed and activated the Swing Custom Post Type plugin in your site. The plugin is bundled within the theme. You may install and activate the plugin by going to Dashboard > Appearance > Welcome Under Required Plugins tab section. Then,
Create Testimony

Now configure the Testimonial Section by,
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

5. Team Section

To have the Team Section in your home page make sure you've installed and activated the Swing Custom Post Type plugin in your site. The plugin is bundled within the theme. You may install and activate the plugin by going to Dashboard > Appearance > Welcome Under Required Plugins tab section. Then,
Create Team Post

Now configure the Testimonial Section by,
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

6. Features Secction

Content Configuration

Design Configuration

7. Special offer Section

To have the Special Offers Section in your home page make sure you've installed and activated the Swing Custom Post Type plugin in your site. The plugin is bundled within the theme. You may install and activate the plugin by going to Dashboard > Appearance > Welcome Under Required Plugins tab section. Then,
Create Special Offer Post

Now configure the Testimonial Section by,
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

Content Configuration

Design Configuration

9. Video Section

Content Configuration

Design Configuration

10. News & Offers Section

Create Blog Category

Create Blog Post

Now configure the News & Offer Section by,
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

11. Partners Section

Configure the Partners Section by,
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

12. Contact Us Section

To have the Contact Us Section in your home page make sure you've installed and activated the Contact Form 7 plugin in your site. You may install and activate the plugin by going to Dashboard > Appearance > Welcome Under Recommended Plugins tab section.
Create a Contact Form.
Now configure the Contact Us Section by,
Content Configuration

Design Configuration

The theme provides the option to choose any one layout (Either Grid or List) for your Room Page. To configure the Room Page follow these steps,

Create Room Page

Configure Room Page

Typography Settings allows you to change the font settings for all the text within the site. You may individually change the font settings for every level of heading text (H1 through H6), body text as well as the home page section titles,

Paragraph Typography

Heading (1-6) Typography

Homepage Section (Title / SubTitle) Typography

Countdown Page Feature allows you to display a temporary Under Construction page if you are currently editing the contents for your sites. You may notify the visitors about the date and time to publisize your website.

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