How to install and activate the theme
Once you've downloaded the theme, enter your WordPress panel and go to Appearance → Themes → Add New.
Click Upload Theme to upload the zip file you've downloaded. Then click Install Now.
Menus and pages
Default pages and menus are already activated in your theme settings.
To create product categories, go to Products → Product Categories and select categories you want to edit or create a new one. To create a subcategory, add its name and select the corresponding parent category. Click Add a new category.
Once your product categories are created, you can proceed with organizing your website menus. There are 3 of them available in the Rubens theme:
two menus located in Footer
To manage them, go to Appearance → Menus and select a menu to make changes to or create a new one. Check the items which should be added to your menu in the left-hand sidebar.
Drag items to change their display order and move them to the right to make sub items. You can edit them by clicking the down arrow symbol.
To make sure you see all groups of items, click Screen Options at the top of the page and check groups you want to add to menu.
After you have finished editing your menu, check corresponding display location at the bottom of the page in Menu Settings. Click Save Menu.
Alternatively, you can use Manage with Live Preview at the top of the page to see changes on your website front-end as you make them:
To adjust theme customization settings to your needs and modify your website appearance, go to Customization.
Please view this guide to learn about Demo content.
In the General section you can edit some basic configuration settings
upload your favicon
show discount badges on products ('Sale' or '% off')
enable currency switcher
enable the LazyLoad option (Homepage, Category page and Single product page)
show star product rating (Homepage and Category page)
show one product per row on Category page (mobile)
enable 'sort by discount' option
Customize your template colors:
You can add and edit scripts and styles in Head:
Upload your website logo (you may add two versions of your logo, dark and light), manage sticky header settings and adjust colors.
You can modify the way your homepage looks like: change titles and their colors, adjust font size, manage rotation, etc.
Upload your slider images (you can use the same banner, which is displayed on desktop, for mobile version of your website or add another image).
Manage your Product block settings: you can enable/disable and rename them.
Make your latest two blog articles appear on Homepage by enabling the blog option. Add a Homepage article above Footer.
Manage your single product page settings in the Single Product tab: enable pre-selected variations, manage product information tabs, show social share icons, and many more.
Learn how to customize your Shopping cart here.
Manage the required Checkout fields by adjusting the toggles:
Show Terms & Conditions checkbox on the last Checkout step to make sure your clients accept your website policy:
Use the default trust seals or upload your own to add credibility to your store:
Pick colors for the checkout buttons to meet your design objectives:
Add your contact details and links to the pages that are important to your Checkout process:
Enable Address autocomplete:
Here you can enable One-page checkout, Countdown Timer, Trust box, and Why buy from us box:
Tell your customers more about your business: edit the About Us text so that it tells your company’s story and upload a background image.
Enable or disable the Our Core Values block:
Encourage your customers to keep in touch with you:
Tell your customers more about your business partners:
Add a background image for your Thank You page. You can edit text which is shown to your client when a payment is complete or it failed and add conversion tracking scripts.
Add your email address and edit text displayed on the Contact Us page above your contact details:
To add your social media links, go to Social Media and fill in the corresponding fields. Here you can also add an image that will appear when you share a link to your store on social media.
Enable subscription form to collect users’ emails:
Adjust your footer colors and enable/disable back-to-top button. Keep in mind that this button looks differently on mobile devices. Manage your payment methods icons.
Add copyright, your contact details and footer tag container:
Upload the blog logo and customize other blog settings:
To learn more about adding and customizing your blog, consult this guide.
Upload background image and edit the text the customers see when getting to 404 page:
Choose customer account colors and edit registration text that the customers see when creating an account: