Dazzling Theme

The Dazzling Documentation

Unzip the theme file. Visit your Wordpress dashboard. Click on Appearance > Themes > Add New > Upload Theme > Upload the Genesis.zip file and click activate. Then upload the Dazzling.zip file and click activate.

Required Plugins

Click on Plugins > Add New > Install the following plugins: Contact Form 7, Featured Custom Post Type Widget for Genesis, Genesis eNews Extended, Genesis Featured Widget Amplified, Genesis Simple Share, Image Widget, Instagram Feed, Regenerate Thumbnails, MouseWheel Smooth Scroll, Portfolio Post Type, Recent Posts Widget Extended, Simple Social Icons, Testimonial Rotator, Responsive WordPress Slider - Soliloquy Lite, Woocommerce, and Genesis Connect for Woocommerce. Click activate on both plugins.

Add Navigation Menu

Click on Pages > Add New and create your desired pages.

Click on Appearance > Menus > Create a new menu consisting of your pages. Check to display it as the primary navigation menu. Click save.

Front Page - Home Slider

Navigate to Soliloquy > Add New > Create a new slider with your desired images. Modify your settings to match those below.

To display text on your slider image like in the demo, copy and paste the following into the caption section.

Navigate to Appearance > Widgets. Add a new text widget to the widget section titled Home Slider. Paste your Soliloquy shortcode into this widget.

Front Page - Image Section 1

Drag the Genesis eNews Extended widget to the widget section titled Image Section 1. Modify your settings to match those in the screenshot below.

Front Page - Home Flexible

Drag the products widget to the widget section titled Home Flexible. Modify your settings to match those below.

Front Page - Image Section 3

Drag two text widgets to the widget section titled Image Section 3. Leave the first widget blank. For the second widget, copy and paste the following:

Front Page - Nav Social Menu

Drag the Simple Social Icons widget to the widget section titled Nav Social Menu. Add your social media links.

Category Index

Drag the Genesis Featured Posts to the widget section titled Category Index. Do this again two times more or for as many categories as you'd like to display.

Modify your settings to match those in the screenshot below.

Instagram Footer Set Up

Click on Instagram Feed. Follow the instructions to access your Instagram token. Customize your settings via the instructions below.

Click on Appearance > Widgets and drag the text widget to the section titled Social Bar. Follow the instructions below.

Additional Settings

Change Theme Colors: Click on Appearance > Customize > Colors.

Add Your Own Logo: Click on Appearance > Customize > Header Image.

Display Featured Images:

Click on Genesis > Theme Settings and scroll down to content archives. Modify your settings to match those below.

And voila! Feel free to add other widgets and customize as you see fit.

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