Rocketick

Theme Installation

1. The Easy Installation

This method does not always work perfectly and we recommend the Traditional Install. If you really want to do install on the Easy way follow next steps…

1. After purchasing and downloading Rocketick Theme, in your blog administration panel navigate to Appearance > Add New Themes within the WordPress admin.

2. Choose the Upload option from the top of the page.

3. Select the .zip file of the downloaded Rocketick Theme (rocketick_theme > WP > rocketick.zip) and click Install Now.

4. Navigate to Appearance > Themes and activate the theme.
5. You’re done!

2. The Traditional Install

There’s a little more time and work involved installing a WordPress theme the traditional way but don’t be scared. Please follow next steps…

1. Download and unzip the Rocketick Theme, if you haven’t already.
2. Next you will need an FTP program such as Total Commander, Transmit or Filezilla.
3. Login to your host server using the FTP software.
4. Unzip (rocketick_theme > WP > rocketick.zip) and upload the theme folder in to the /wp-content/themes/ directory.
5. Navigate to Appearance > Themes and activate the theme.
6. You’re done!

 

First steps after theme activation

1. Go to Settings > Reading, select “Your latest posts” and click save

2. Go to Settings > Permalinks, select “Post name” and save settings

3. Go to Pages > Add New and create pages with the templates you wish to use, contact, program, speakers, sponsors and default template

 

 

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Menus

To create navigation menu follow this steps:

1. In WordPress admin panel go to Appearance -> Menus.

2. Enter your desired Menu Name and click Create Menu on the right.

3. In “Theme location” box set the “Primary Menu for your site” to “Your_Menu”.

4. Select Pages you wish to be in Menu and click “Add to Menu”

 

 

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Click on the “Save Menu” to save your settings.

Rocketick custom panels

Rocketick contains five custom panels you will be using with setting up your theme:

1. General Options

2. Home Page

3. Colors

4. Social

5. Contact

1. General Options

In this tab you can change following things:

1. Upload your Header Logo

2. Upload Second navigation logo

3. Upload your Footer Logo

4. Enter text to show below header logo

5. Upload your Favicon

6. Enter your Google Analytics code

7. Select order for Program categories

8. Select Program Category Order By (name, id, etc...)

9. Select order for Program posts

10. Select Program Post Order By (date, author etc...)

11. Select order for Sponsor categories

12. Select Sponsors Category Order By (name, id, etc...)

13. Select order for Sponsor posts

14. Select Sponsors Post Order By... (date, author etc...)

15. Select order for Speaker categories

16. Select Speakers Category Order By (name, id, etc...)

17. Select order for Speaker posts

18. Speakers Post Order By... (date, author etc...)

19. Footer copy text – Change copyright text shown in footer
When finished click on Update Settings on bottom of the page

 

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2. Home Page

In this tab you can change following things:

1. Check this box to show counter

2. Enter title for counter

3. Enter counter text

4. Select date of the event

5. Select hour for event start (24h format)

6. Select minute for event start

When finished click on Update Settings on bottom of the page

 

 

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3. Colors

In this tab you can customize theme background and colors:

1. Set body color

2. Set header background color

3. Set color for menu navigation

4. Set menu navigation hover color

5. Set color for event headline

6. Set color for event subtext

7. Set element color (e.g. program time, contact form button)

8. Set color for element hover

When finished click on Update Settings on bottom of the page

 

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4. Social

Here you can enter account information for RSS and social networks you want to use:

1. RSS – Enable/Disable RSS Feed

2. RSS Feed URL – Enter RSS Feed URL

3. Enter Google Plus account (e.g. 123456789012345678901)

4. Enter Facebook account (e.g. tickera)

5. Enter Twitter account (e.g. tickera)

6. Enter LinkedIn account (e.g. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/your_name/15/aa5/20b)

7. Enter Pinterest account (e.g. tickera)

When finished click on Update Settings on bottom of the page

 

 

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5. Contact

In this tab you can change setting for your contact page:

1. Check this box to enable google map on contact page

2. Enter text that will be shown right side of contact form

3. Enter Message Subject for e-mail you receive once someone submits message on contact form

4. Enter error message if name is not entered in contact form

5. Enter error message if e-mail is not entered in contact form

6. Enter error message if message text is not entered in contact form

7. Enter notification text for successfully sent message

8. Enter notification text for unsuccessfully sent message

9. Enter google x coordinate

10. Enter google y coordinate

11. Change google map zoom factor

12. Insert Marker Title

13. Select google map type you want to be on your contact page

When finished click on Update Settings on bottom of the page

 

 

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Add New Speaker

To add new speakers follow the steps below:

Go to Speakers > Add New

1. Enter Speaker name

2. Enter Speaker description

3. Set speakers image as featured image

4. Enter speakers twitter username

5. Enter speakers facebook account

6. Enter link to speakers linked in account

7. Enter speakers google+ profile number

8. Enter speakers e-mail

9. Enter speakers webiste url

10. Select speakers category

11. Publish post

 

 

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Add Program

To add new program follow the steps below:

Go to Program > Add New

1. Enter program title

2. Enter program description

3. Enter time for program

4. Select program category

5. Publish post

 

 

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Add Sponsors

To add new sponsor follow the steps below:

Go to Sponsors > Add New

1. Enter Sponsor name

2. Enter Sponsor URL

3. Select featured image for sponsor

4. Select sponsor category

5. Publish post

 

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Post Image Options

You can edit additional options of pictures you insert into text body.

To access this options first click on picture and now on the little image icon in top left corner

 

 

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There is Edit Image and Advanced Settings tab.

This is what you can edit from Edit Image tab:

1. Input Caption

2. Input alternate text that will be shown if picture was unable to load

3. Display Settings - Align ( Choose between Left, Center, Right or None), Size and Link to (Media File, Attachment Page, Custom URL or None)

 

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In Advanced Settings tab you can change:

1. Image Title Attribute

2. Assign Image CSS Class

3. Open link in a new window/tab

4. Link Rel

5. Link CSS Class

 

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Shortcodes

While writing a page or post, you can add shortcodes from the menu above text editor

1. Add Quote

2. Add Link

3. Change Headings

4. Add Colums

5. Add Buttons

6. Add list

 

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