Installing Guide for Solostream Themes

Posted on Oct 11 2016 by in Blog 

To install theme downloaded from solostream please follow the below given steps:-

    • To install solostream theme you will first require wordpress installation which you can do as follows:-
      • Download and unzip the WordPress package if you haven’t already.
      • Create a database for WordPress on your web server, as well as a MySQL (or MariaDB) user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it.
      • (Optional) Find and rename wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php, then edit the file (see Editing wp-config.php) and add your database information.
      • Upload the WordPress files to the desired location on your web server:
        • If you want to integrate WordPress into the root of your domain (e.g., move or upload all contents of the unzipped WordPress directory (excluding the WordPress directory itself) into the root directory of your web server.
        • If you want to have your WordPress installation in its own subdirectory on your website (e.g., create the blog directory on your server and upload the contents of the unzipped WordPress package to the directory via FTP.
      • Run the WordPress installation script by accessing the URL in a web browser. This should be the URL where you uploaded the WordPress files.
        • If you installed WordPress in the root directory, you should visit:
        • If you installed WordPress in its own subdirectory called blog, for example, you should visit:
    •  Once your wordpress installation is done you need a theme for your website.
    • Sign in your solostream member account and you will see list of all the themes available on solostream to download.
    • Select the theme which you want to use and download it. A zip file of that theme will be downloaded.
    • Login to your wp-admin using your username and passwod and you will be directed to your website’s dashboard.
    • On you dashboard goto->Appearance->Themes. Once on the themes page click on add new button and you will be redirected to  a page where you can upload files.
    • Browse for the downloaded theme zip file and upload it to your dashboard. Once uploaded you can activate it. If that particular theme requires any external plugins you will get a notification about it. Download those particular plugins.
    • That’s it! Your solostream theme has been installed in your wordpress installation. You can start creating new pages adding new blogs/articles for your website’s visitors to see.