Sublime Business

Getting Started

Quick Demo Import Files for Sublime Business: You have to download the three files:

For this, you can just look into our official tutorial on How to import Demo Content made by Sublime Themes?( Includes Elementor based themes )

Welcome to the Sublime Business theme documentation.  Sublime Business is the easy-to-use business WordPress theme for you. It’s an extensive theme with different unique multiple layouts designed for Business Enterprises and consulting services. With it’s unique design it stands out from the rest of the business themes.

Recommended Server Requirements

There are specific requirements for our themes. We have recommended some of the key requirements for our theme to load even faster across servers.

  • PHP Version 7.3 or greater
  • WordPress version 5.1 or greater

Installation

Installation of our Sublime Business is super easy. We have quick and easy steps to navigate through all the settings that are on the theme. Download and save the zip file containing the theme file. We’ll be using this later on.

Step 1: Go to your WordPress dashboard and navigate to Appearance > Themes.

Step 2: Inside themes, click on Add New( plus icon ).

Upload theme

  • Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard
  • Click on the Add New button
  • Click on the Upload link and select sublime-business.zip
  • Click on Install Now button

You can easily install our theme by searching Sublime Business on WordPress as well.

Activate Theme

Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard.
Now, hover over the theme thumbnail and press the Activate button.

Amazing you have installed Sublime Business Pro :) Hurray! You can easily customize everything from the customizer itself from here. Now the last part is to install all the recommended plugins that are there in the theme.

Recommended Plugins

You will now be asked to install and then activate the theme as in the images below:

After this, you will be clicking on Begin installing plugins and then you will be redirected to a page where you need to install all the plugins.

After you install all the plugins. you will start customizing your theme from the scratch. For more information scroll down this documentation.

Additional information: WordPress Codex – Using Themes

Site Identity

This theme supports the default site identity given by WordPress. You can use Logo, Site Title, Tagline & Site Icon Upload which is supported in our Theme.

Homepage Settings

A static home page is like you are customizing the front door of your website. By default, your home page is your blog, but you can change this to any page you’ve created!

Set a Static Front Page

  1. Go to Appearance > Customizer > Homepage Settings.
  2. Locate the Homepage Settings option. (To see this option the site needs to have at least one published page).
  3. Select the A static page option, then choose your new page from the Homepage drop down.The preview window will display your newly selected page as the front page of your site.
  4. Click on the Save Changes button to save your homepage settings.

Custom Menu

By default, the menus will fall back to Pages. You will only see all the pages as menus right after activation of the theme. You can select all the posts, pages, archives, categories, and custom post types as well.

Set up a Custom Menu

  1. Go to Appearance > Menus in the WordPress menu
  2. Click on Create a new menu link
  3. Give a name to your menu in Menu Name and click Create Menu button
  4. Now choose the pages, categories, custom links from the leftside of your screen by selecting the checkbox and click on Add Menu
  5. Click Save Menu after adding required pages, categories in the menu

Still having trouble with the menus! Check this out WordPress Custom Menu

Banner Section

The banner Section on the theme controls what your default banner on the homepage of the theme looks like. Here there are 3 individual settings for the theme.

Banner Options

Sublime business offers a wide variety of options in the Banner Section of the theme. You have three options in the Banner Option as shown in the image below.

Banner as Slider

Latest Posts

If you choose Latest Posts, all the recent posts you have published will be selected in the slider.

Category

If you go with Category, you can choose to select a category from which you can display the sliders as shown in the image below.

Slider Options

There are two slider options on the free theme.

Number of Slides: You can choose the number of slides on the slider from these settings.

Slider Auto: Enable if you want your slider auto transition.

Static/Video CTA Banner

You can select Static/Video CTA Banner from the Banner Options. You will land up in the sections where you can change your static image with text, a short description Button, and alignments. You can choose Header Video as well where you can upload your own video(.mp4 extension) or you can add YouTube Video URL as well.

For static images, you can upload the image in the Header Image part.

Blog & Archive Settings

Blog and archive settings are settings for blog and archive pages on WordPress.

Featured Post: Select post this as featured post for the blog page.

Archive Prefix: You can easily hide the prefix in the archive pages just by enabling the option.

Modified Post Date: You can easily show a modified post date just by enabling the option.

Excerpt: Enable this option to show the excerpt you can disable this option to show full post content.

Excerpt Length: You can choose the number of words in an automatically generated excerpt. From here you can now manage how long excerpt can be on your Blog.

Read More Text: You can just add any text to replace Read More text on Blog.

Post Page Settings

Post Page settings are just specific to the Post and Pages on the WordPress settings.

Modified Post Date: Enable this option to show the modified post date on the post page.

Author Section: Enable this option to show the author section on the Single post page.

Categories: Enable this option to show the post categories option in the single post of the theme.

Tags: Enable this option to show the post tags option in the single post of the theme.

Meta Order: Drag & Drop items to re-arrange the order. Click on the eye icon to hide the element

Related Posts: Normally all the single posts do have posts that are similar in nature to the post you are viewing. So the Related posts options will allow you to display related posts. You can use either Category/Tags feature from where you can display the related posts.

Sidebar layouts

We offer several sidebar layouts in our theme. For this

  1. Go to Admin Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > Layout Settings > Sidebar layouts.
  2. There are 4 different layouts for page and post. There are 3 different layouts for blog and default.
  3. Hit Publish after the changes.

Styling Settings

Colors Settings

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Styling Settings > Colors Settings section.
  2. Now, You can choose Background Color.
  3. Save & Publish button to save the changes on your site.

Background Image

Sublime Business supports the Background image feature as well. For this

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Styling Settings > Background Image > Background Image section.
  2. Now, choose the required background image for your site there.
  3. After you have chosen the required background image for your site here, you can now click on Save & Publish button to save the changes in your site.

General Settings

Header Options

Sublime Business has numerous options for the header part of the theme, For this navigate to Admin Dashboard > Appearance > Customizer > General Settings > Header Options

Header Button: It’s a unique lead generating button on the header part of the theme. You can easily create a call to action button from there if you enable the feature in the header part of the theme.

Breadcrumbs Settings

Breadcrumbs are integrated with the theme by default. You just have to enable the option to show the breadcrumbs. To do that 

  1. Navigate to Appearance > Customizer > General Settings > Breadcrumbs Settings.
  2. You can then enable the option and configure Home Text and Separator from the settings.
  3. Hit Publish whenever you have finished your changes.

Social Settings

You can upload Social Media URL on footer and upload logo as well.

Footer Logo: You can upload footer logo.

Footer Social Links: You can show social links on the footer from this settings.

Footer Copyright

You can change the footer copyright.

Widgets

By default, WordPress supports widgets. You can edit widgets in WordPress in two ways. You can either open a Dashboard and go to Widgets under Appearance Tab or you can do this with the help of Customizer. Here are tips on how you can do it with a customizer.

Adding Widgets via Customizer

  1. Go to Appearance > Customizer > Widgets in the WordPress menu.
  2. To add a widget, first click on a widget area. In the panel, click on Add a Widget. The Customizer will show all of the available widgets that you can add.
  3. Scroll the alphabetized list of widgets on customizer, or else you can use the search field at the top to find the desired widget. Then, click on a widget to add it. The Customizer will then display a box to configure the widget’s settings.
  4. When you’ve finished updating these fields, click Close on the bottom left of the widget box. You can also reopen and update a widget using the small down-facing arrow, or remove it by clicking Delete.
  5. You can reorder these widget panels as well — hover over one and mouse-click to select and drag it up or down, depending on where you’d like it to display. After making your changes, don’t forget to save them by hitting the blue Save & Publish button at the top of the panel.

Still having trouble with the widgets! Check this out WordPress Widget.

Additional CSS

You can just add your own CSS in Additional CSS.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS section.
  2. Now add your own CSS on Additional CSS section.
  3. After that click Publish.

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