CAE Managed WordPress - College of Engineering Theme

Steps for setting up the College of Engineering theme on a CAE managed WordPress vhost

College of Engineering Theme - Start Up to Basic Site

  1. Set up basic info and admin user
  2. Activate theme (College of Engineering Template Theme)
  3. Activate the required plugins
    • ACF Pro JSON Sync
    • Advanced Custom Fields Pro
    • Advanced Custom Fields: Nav Menu Field
  4. Click “Run Sync” under “Sync ACF” menu
  5. Create a page to be used as the home page
  6. Using Appearance -> Customizer, set the front page
  7. Under “Custom Fields” -> “Field Groups”, click Homepage and make sure the correct home page is set under Location
    • If this is the first time you've viewed this setting on your site, make sure to click the blue Update button in the Publish section (otherwise the setting may not associate with the correct page)
  8. Add header and footer content by going to the Options menu
  9. Add a couple pages to help set up a simple navigation menu
  10. Using Appearance -> Menus, create the main navigation menu
  11. Using Appearance -> Customizer, set the primary navigation
  12. Update the home page, if necessary
  13. Update specific sidebar navigation for each page, if necessary
  14. Update page content, if necessary



Keywords:managed wordpress wp vhost vhosts virtualhost theme college engineering   Doc ID:64809
Owner:Anthony T.Group:Computer-Aided Engineering
Created:2016-07-07 10:46 CDTUpdated:2016-08-08 10:57 CDT
Sites:Computer-Aided Engineering
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