Thank you for purchasing our theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to email via our user page contact form here. Thanks so much!
After downloading Next Magazine theme package, please extract your download theme package and go to theme folder, unzip NextWPMagazine.zip folder and upload to wp-content/themes/ folder of your Wordpress site.
Now login to your Wordpress site and go to Appearance => Themes menu and activate Next Magazine theme.
Next Magazine uses timthumb script for dynamic images resizing, so please make sure :
Next Magazine use TimThumb for image resizing.It requires the GD library to be installed. If your thumbnails are not working, check with your host to make sure that you have it.
You need to give your image cache folder (/themes/nextmagazine/inc/scripts/cache/ ) with 755 or 777 permissions.
Make sure the file (/themes/nextmagazine/inc/scripts/cache/timthumb.php) has the correct permissions needed for your server. In most cases this is "644" but it may vary depending on where you are hosted. If 644 does not work, try 755 or 777.
Some servers may have mod_security settings that will stop the timthumb scripts from working. You should always contact your host if you are having problems to make sure they do not have settings enabled that would stop the script from working.
If you want quick setup for your website, you can import our xml data sample that included in theme package that locate in sample data folder, here the step how to import sample data :
After you click on Next Magazine menu, you will be bring to Next Magazine theme options manager, and here the General Settings that you need to configure before your site ready to go.
Next Magazine Theme support for new Wordpress Menu System, to manage your main menu items, please below step
Go to Appearance => Menus, first you need to create menu place for Main Navigation (Main Menu) or Sub Navigation (Sub Menu), for more detail please follow this image :
as you can see in image above, there's some step that should follow :
We have created a beautiful slider for your site, but you have the option to turn it OFF if you don't like (we are sure, you wouldn't do that)!
However, if you turn it ON, then you have to chose if you want to show all posts from all categories that are marked as Featured Posts or only posts from specific category!
You also have the option to limit the number of posts to be shown on the slider!
Here you can configure how will your homepage look like. You can add different and unlimited modules, just drag and drop an order as you wish!
There are two different designs for the news module as you can see in the picture below!
For each module you can choose if you want to show all posts from category that are marked as featured posts, or all latest posts published in that category!
There are also two advertisement modules with different sizes from which you can choose to put on the homepage!
Here you can enable or disable the advertisment spot in the top-right of the header!
To create Contact page please go to Pages => Add New menu, then assign page template to Contact
To setup you Google MAP in you Contact page, first you have to enable and then, finding your address in the map!
If you want to show featured module in the category page you have to enable it!
You can choose if you want to show all posts from the category that are marked as featured posts, or all latest posts published in that category!
You can use two different advertisments spots with different sizes and positions. First you have to enable and choose the position after which post you want to show them!
Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this theme. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions relating to this theme. No guarantees, We'll do our best to assist. If you have a more general question relating to the themes on ThemeForest, you might consider visiting the forums and asking your question in the "Item Discussion" section.