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Theme Installation

Download package contents

Once you have downloaded and unzipped the Flowvin package you will be faced with a list of files and folders. An explanation of these is as follows. Any item not mentioned here should be ignored for the moment. This is a zip archive of the theme.
Documentation This is the help documentation.
Child theme This folder included quickstart for child theme

Installing Theme

Once you have downloaded the Flowvin package from, there are 2 ways of installing this theme. These are as follows:

Method 1

  1. Unzip the download package using Winzip or equivalent.

  2. You will see another zip archive file inside called, unzip this file also using Winzip or equivalent software and using an FTP client (eg. Filezilla), upload its contents to your WordPress installation. You will need to place the folder into the following location: wp-content/themes

  3. Now inside your WordPress admin area, go to Appearance > Themes and there you will see the Flowvin Theme

  4. Click Activate to activate the theme. If you do not see the theme in this screen, you have done something incorrectly. Review the last few steps again.

Method 2

  1. Unzip the Flowvin download package. Once unzipped you will see a zip file named, this is a compressed version of the theme.

  2. Now inside your WordPresss admin area, go to Appearance > Themes > Add new > Upload theme

  3. Click browse and locate this file and upload it

  4. Now you will see the Flowvin theme in the Themes page.

  5. Click Activate to activate the theme. If you do not see the theme in this screen, you have done something incorrectly. Review the last few steps again.

After install theme, you will need to install and active some plugins, just click Begin installing plugins and active them.

Installation Video

Here is a link to an video showing the installation of the theme and the importing of demo content

Theme installation errors

Do not upload the Themeforest download package directly to your WordPresss site, because this will lead to errors. Make sure to Unzip this package and inside you will find the theme zip archive: This is what you will need to upload to your WordPresss installation

Theme Setup

Before you start using the Flowvin Theme, a few setup steps are required. This section will walk you through these steps.

For the best display of the theme, you also need to install other plugins:

  1. Contact Form 7

  2. Woocommerce

Importing Demo Content

Some buyers like to install their theme and have it look exactly like the preview site. If this is something you would like to do, then follow the steps in this section. This step is optional so feel free to skip it. The subsequent sections will provide all the instructions you need to insert your own content manually.

The dummy content inserted in this step will not contain the beautiful images seen in the demo. These images cannot be included because they are commercial images, which we have purchased for theme demonstration only and we do not have a redistribution license for these assets.

  1. Install and activate the flowvin theme. (See section above)

  2. Go to the Flowvin options > Import Demo

  3. Click the large orange Import button once only.

  4. The theme will now import our demo content into you site. You might need to wait a few minutes.

  5. This importer will basically import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags, sidebars, widgets, menus and all configuration from our preview content export file.