General Settings



General Settings - Tab


Custom Logo Picture

Optional way to replace "heading" and "description" text for your website with an image. Leave blank if none required.


Alternative Logo

This logo is used when you are using the transparent sticky header. It must be the same size as the main logo.


Splash Screen Logo

 

Favicon

Upload your custom "favicon" which is visible in browser favorites and tabs. (Must be .png or .ico file - preferably 16px by 16px ). Leave blank if none required.


Google Analytics Key

Paste your key here. It should be something like UA-XXXXX-X. We're using the faster asynchronous loader, so you don't need to worry about speed :).


"Scroll to Top" Button

It is found in the bottom right side. It is sole purpose is help the user scroll along page quickly to the top.


Feedback Button

It is found on the right hand side of your website. You can chose from a"link" or a slide out form(widget area).The slide out form is configured as a standard widget. You can use the same form you are using for your "contact us" page.


Feedback Button Link

If you have chosen a "link" in the option above, place the link of the button here, usually to your contact us page.


Share Icons

Select the social medias you want enabled and for which parts of the website


Custom Javascript

If the hundreds of options in the Theme Options Panel are not enough and you need customization that is outside of the scope of the Theme Option Panel please place your javascript in this field.


Custom CSS

If the hundreds of options in the Theme Options Panel are not enough and you need customization that is outside of the scope of the Theme Options Panel please place your CSS in this field.




Posts - Tab

 

Pagination Type

Please note that you will need WP-PageNavi plugin installed if you chose"paged" style.


Blog Posts


"View All Posts" Link

In a single blog post view in the top you will find navigation with 3 buttons. The middle gets you to the blog listing view.

You can place the link here.


Show "Related Posts" in single post view.

Enabling this option will show more posts from the same category when viewing a single post.


Related Posts title


Show Post Author

Blog post meta info, works for the single blog post view.


Show Categories and Tags

Blog post meta info, works for the single blog post view.


Show Post Time stamp

Blog post meta info, works for the single blog post view.


Show Comment Count

Blog post meta info, works for the single blog post view.



Portfolio Posts


"View All Posts" Link

In a single portfolio post view in the top you will find navigation with 3 buttons.The middle gets you to the portfolio listing view.

You can place the link here.


Show Related Portfolios in Single Portfolio View

Enabling this option will show more portfolio post from the same category in the single portfolio post.


"Related Portfolio" title




Media - Tab

How do I use these options?

These options control the size of some of the images used by the theme.

Changes are not immediate

If you have changed any of these options, please use the Regenerate thumbnails plugin in order to update your images.



Portfolio


Portfolio Listing Featured Image Width to Height Ratio

You can set it to 0 to disable this and the option below and show the real size of the images.

 

Single Portfolio Page Featured Image Width-to-Height Ratio

You can set it to 0 to disable this and the option below and show the real size of the images.

 

 

Blog

 

Blog Listing Image Width-to-Height Ratio

You can set it to 0 to disable this and the option below and show the real size of the images.

 

Blog Single Post Image Width-to-Height Ratio

You can set it to 0 to disable this and the option below and show the real size of the images.

 

Blog Small Featured Image Width-to-Height Ratio

This image is used in News Style Blog in columns. You can set it to 0 to disable this and the option below and show the real size of the images.


Purchase -Tab


Why do you need this information?

Filling these fields allows us to implement automatic updates for your Vamtam theme. Your theme will still be working if you leave these options empty, although you will have to install updates manually.
Please note that any modifications made to the theme files will be overwritten after an automatic update. Your theme options and content will be preserved.


Your Envato Username


Your Envato API Key

Do not share your API key with people you can't trust! Your API key gives them access to your purchased items. See this page for a description of the Envato API and how to obtain an API key.


Your Item Purchase Code

We use your Item Purchase Code for our support site. With our older themes, we insisted that you contact us only from your ThemeForest email address, so that we can verify that you've truly purchased our theme. Starting from Makalu we can offer support for any email, as long as your website has a verified purchase code entered in this field.

To obtain your purchase code, go to your ThemeForest downloads, then click "License Certificate". The Item Purchase Code is in the downloaded text file. Here is an example.

 

 

Layout


General -Tab


Layout Type

Please note that in full width layout mode, the body background option found in Styles - Body, acts as page background.

 

Maximum Page Width

If you have changed this option, please use the Regenerate thumbnails plugin in order to update your images.

 

Header - Tab


Header Layout

Please note that the theme uses Layered Slider and its option panel is found in the WordPress navigation menu on the left


Header Layout


Header Height

This is the area above the slider.


Sticky Header

This option is switched off automatically for mobile devices because the animation is not well sported by the majority of the mobile devices.


Enable Header Search


Full Width Header


Top Bar Layout


Top Bar Text

You can place plain text, HTML and shortcodes.


Top Bar Social Text Lead


Top Bar Facebook Link


Top Bar Twitter Link


Top Bar LinkedIn Link


Top Bar Google+ Link


Top Bar Flickr Link


Top Bar Pinterest Link


Top Bar Dribbble Link



Body -Tab


Body Layout

You can enable or disable the body top widget areas and the body sidebar areas.
Below you can set the width of the sidebars in the body .
This will be the default layout for all pages
Note: You can override some of the options on a page by page basis: enable/disable body sidebars and body top widget areas.


Enable Body Top Widget Areas

This option only enables the widget areas. You can choose the layout using the two options bellow. In appearance - widgets, you can populate the area with widgets. You can override this option on a page-by-page basis.

 

Body Top Widget Area Pre-defined Layouts

The widget areas bellow are placed just below the page title. You can either choose one of the predefined layouts or configure your own in the "Advanced" section bellow.


Body Top Widget Area Advanced Layout Builder

Please choose the number of widget areas and adjust each widget area's settings. You can adjust the width of each widget area from the drop - down menu and place them in one to six rows by using 'last' option. 'Empty' is used if you do not intend to place a widget into certain widget area. If there is no widget in an widget area and this option is not ticked the layout may be broken.

 

Default Sidebar Layouts

The sidebars are placed just below the header and the slider. You can choose one of the predefined layouts.
You can override this option on a page-by-page basis.

 

Sidebar Width

The width is percent of the website width. If you have changed this option, please use the Regenerate thumbnails plugin in order to update your images.

 

Footer -Tab


Footer Layout

You can enable or disable the footer widget areas and choose the desired layout. This will be the default layout for all pages.

Please not that the footer map options are located in general settings - footer map tab.


Enable Footer Widget Area

This option only enables the area. You can set the layout, using the two options bellow. In appearance - widgets, you can populate the area with widgets.


Footer Widget Area Prе-defined Layouts

The widget areas bellow are placed between the body and the sub-footer. You can either choose one of the predefined layouts or configure your own in the "Advanced" section bellow.

 

Footer Widget Area Advanced Layout Builder

Please choose the number of widget areas and adjust each widget area's settings. You can adjust the width of each widget area from the drop - down menu and place them in one to six rows by using 'last' option. 'Empty' is used if you do not intend to place a widget into certain widget area. If there is no widget in an widget area and this option is not ticked the layout may be broken.

 

Text Area in Footer

You can place text/HTML or any shortcode in this field. The text will appear in the footer of your website.





Styles



Global Colors and Backgrounds - Tab


Page Background

Please note that this option is used only in boxed layout mode.
In full width layout mode the page background is covered by the header, slider, body and footer backgrounds respectively. If the color opacity of these areas is 1 or an opaque image is used, the page background won't be visible.
If you want to use an image as a background, enabling the cover button will resize and crop the image so that it will always fit the browser window on any resolution.
You can override this option on a page by page basis.

 

AccentColors

Most of the design elements are attached to the accent colors below. You can easily create your own skin by changing these colors.

 

General Typography - Tab


Where are these options used?

The options bellow are used for headings, titles and emphasizing text in different parts of the website.
Please note that some of the options for styling text are present in header, body and footer tabs as they are specific only to each area - for example, main menu, body general text, footer widget titles, etc.
Some combinations of typography settings are not possible - for example, not all fonts feature a 300 weight. In such cases the browser substitutes the font with its default setting.

Header - Tab


Where are these options used?

The header consist of the area above the body up to the top. It is divided in two main areas - the main menu area and the slider area. You can change the style of the main menu area using the options below.
Please note that the theme uses Layered Slider and its option panel is found in the WordPress navigation menu on the left.


Backgrounds


Top Nav Background

If you want to use an image as a background, enabling the cover button will resize and crop the image so that it will always fit the browser window on any resolution.

If the color opacity is less than 1 the page background underneath will be visible.


Header Background

If you want to use an image as a background, enabling the cover button will resize and crop the image so that it will always fit the browser window on any resolution.

If the color opacity is less than 1 the page background underneath will be visible.


Page Title Background


Typography


Site Title

You can set the website title in Settings - General (WordPress main menu on the left).It is alternative to using an image logo.


Main Menu

Please note that you have to use the WordPress custom menu feature located in Appearance - Menus


Main Menu Sub-menus


Top Header Second Menu

Please note that you have to use the WordPress custom menu feature located in Appearance - Menus


Body - Tab


Where are these options used?

The page body is the area between the header and the footer. The page title, the body top widget areas and the sidebars are located here. You can change the style of these areas using the options below.


Backgrounds


Body Background

If you want to use an image as a background, enabling the cover button will resize and crop the image so that it will always fit the browser window on any resolution. If the color opacity is less than 1 the page background underneath will be visible.

 

Typography


Body Font

This is the general font used in the body and the sidebars. Please note that the styles of the heading fonts are located in the general typography tab.

Links


Footer - Tab


Where are these options used?

The footer is the area below the body down to the bottom of your site. It consist of two main areas - the footer and the sub-footer. You can change the style of these areas using the options below.
Please not that the footer map options are located in general settings - footer map tab.


Backgrounds


Widget Areas Background

If you want to use an image as a background, enabling the cover button will resize and crop the image so that it will always fit the browser window on any resolution. If the color opacity is less than 1 the page background underneath will be visible.

 

Sub-footer Background

If you want to use an image as a background, enabling the cover button will re-size and crop the image so that it will always fit the browser window on any resolution.


Typography


Widget Areas Text

This is the general font used in the footer respectively the widgets.


Widget Areas Titles

Please note that this option will override the general headings style set in the General Typography" tab.


Sub-footer

You can place your text/HTML in the General Settings option page.


Links


Save/Import Skins - Tab


How do I use skins?

You can import one of the theme's skins or create your own.
Please not that the following options will not be saved and they will be the same for every skin:

Custom Logo Picture
Header Text Area
Favicon
Google Maps API Key
Google Analytics Key
Text Area in Footer
Share Icons
Custom JavaScript
Custom CSS
Footer Map Tab - all options
Custom Sidebars
"View All Posts" Link
"View All Portfolios" Link


Save Current Skin

If you use the same name as a previously saved skin it will overwrite the latter.


Import Saved Skins

If you have made changes on the active skin, please save it before activating another skin. Otherwise you will lose these changes.


Quick Import

 

Content Import

You are advised to use this importer only on new WordPress sites, as in doing so you will end up with quite a lot of example posts, pages, slides and portfolio items.


Widget Import

Using this importer will overwrite your current sidebar settings


Layered Slider

The theme uses Layered Slider and its option panel is found in the WordPress main navigation menu on the left.

You will import the sliders seen in the demo website using this importer.


 

Help

You will find the set up guide.