1. Introduction
  2. Theme Installation
  3. Theme Options Panel
  4. Import Demo Content
  5. Theme Layout Settings
  6. Theme Color Settings
  7. Theme Menu & Front Page Settings
  8. Menu Icons Setup
  9. Custom Logo Setup
  10. GT3 Page Builder Modules
  11. Page Templates
  12. Template Setup
  13. Striped Page Setup
  14. Coming Soon Page Setup
  15. Custom Sidebars Setup
  16. Custom Layout Setup
  17. Contact Form 7 Installation
  18. Contact Form 7 Usage
  19. WooCommerce installation
  20. WooCommerce Usage
  21. Product Page Sidebar
  22. NextGEN Gallery Installation
  23. NextGEN Gallery Usage
  24. Gallery Page Setup
  25. Blog Page Setup
  26. Portfolio Page Setup
  27. Footer Editing
  28. Translation Support
  29. Source Files

Eclipse Photo WordPress Portfolio Theme


Thanks for purchasing this theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to submit your request to my support forum. Also you can find a lot of useful information right there. Thanks so much!

Theme Installation


There are several ways to install wp themes, we do prefer using FTP but you can choose other ways. Please read more about theme installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Themes

Note, Eclipse theme contains built-in GT3 Page Builder. You don't need install the plugin. It will be activated automatically on the pages and posts sections after theme installation.

Theme Options Panel Overview


This theme comes with its own theme options panel. You can manage general theme settings panel. Let's review it:

Import Demo Content


To import the demo content, please go to Eclipse theme options panel => General section and at the very bottom there is "Import demo content" button, please click it. It may take several minutes to import the entire demo content.

Please note:

Theme Layout Settings


The theme has the options which allow you to change it.

1.The skin of the theme. You can select dark or light skin. To change the style, please go to Theme Options Panel => View Options section. Use "Theme skin" to change the parameter.

2.The menu position. You can change the menu position, please go to Theme Options Panel => View Options section. Use "Menu state" to change it.

3.Deafult theme layout. You can select between the two types of theme layouts: Pattern/Color and Background Image. To change the default theme layout, please go to Theme Options Panel => View Options. Use "Default layout" to change the parameters

Please note that if you want to have a custom layout for the certain page, you can do that using the custom layout option on the page.

Theme Color Settings


You can easily change the colors of the main elements like, main theme color, heading color, page title heading color, footer widget area background color etc. Please review the Color Options section in your Theme Options Panel.

GT3 Page Builder Modules


This WordPress theme comes with the built-in GT3 Page Builder section, which allows you to create custom page layouts with ease.

You don't need to install GT3Page Builder plugin. Here is the brief overview of all available page builder modules.

Page Templates


The theme has custom templates for creating non-standard pages. We present a list of templates you can use for the theme.

Template Setup


Let's have a look how to select a custom template for the page.

1. Please go to Pages => click create a new Page or edit the required one=> on the right you can see "Page Attributes section".

2. Don't select the Parent for the page, just indicate the required Template.

3. When the template is selected, please click Publish button. The Page will display the required editor according your template.

Striped Page Setup


Here we will explain you how to setup your Striped Page :

Coming Soon Page Setup


Here are the detailed instructions how to setup Coming Soon Page :

Custom Layout Setup


Eclipse has special option to set custom layout for a page you want, lets have a look how to make the change.

Please go to Pages => click edit the page you need=> on the right you can see "Custom Layout" module .

1. Page layout. You can select between the different types of layouts: Default, Pattern/Color and Background Image.

2. Content Alignment. You can change the content position on the page. Please select Default, Align Left or Align Right.

3. Title. Please select Show or Hide the title on the page.

Contact Form 7 Plugin Installation


There are several ways to install WordPress plugin, we do prefer using FTP but you can choose other ways. Please read more about plugin installation on the official website at http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins

Contact Form 7 Plugin Usage


The first thing you have to do is to create a contact form . Please go to the Contact plugin section. You can see it in the main WordPress menu.

If you want to get the form titles appear inside the contact form fields follow the instructions:

Woocommerce installation


Here is the easiest and fastest way to install the WooCommerce plugin:

Please read more about plugin installation at the official website http://codex.wordpress.org/Managing_Plugins

Woocommerce Usage


The first thing you have to do is to structurize pages. Please go to the Pages section. You can see pages that were created by Woocommerce plugin automatically. You just need to structurize them accordingly to the Shop, it is the parent one.

If you have any additional questions please refer to the woocommerce FAQ section.

Product Page Sidebar


If you want to display the sidebar on the page, here is the way to set it:

NextGEN Gallery Installation


The most popular WordPress gallery plugin and one of the most popular plugins of all time. Please read more about plugin installation below.

NextGEN Gallery Usage


To create a gallery page on your site, please follow the steps below:

Blog Page


Setup Using GT3 Builder

Here we will explain you on how to setup your blog page using GT3 Page Builder:

Blog Setup Using a Template

Portfolio Page


Setup Using GT3 Builder

To create a standard portfolio page with columns layout on your site, please follow the steps below:

Portfolio Setup Using a Template

  • Note, you can select how many items per page can be displayed on the page. Please go to Eclipse theme options panel=> View Options=> Fullscreen Portfolio Items per page field.
  • Translation Support


    This theme comes with .po, .mo files, they are located in \eclipse\core\languages\ folder.

    Please follow these steps to translate your theme text:

    Please note that you can also use the special plugins like WPML to do the translation.

    Source Files Included


    The theme comes with 26 PSD files. Some PSD files can include different pages inside, and can have hidden layers. Please note that the images are not included in the package.