If you’ve purchased our theme at ThemeForest, you’ll need to download the theme file before you try and install it. Simply log into your account, go to your downloads and locate your theme. Click on the download button and select the “Installable WordPress file only”. This will download the zip file for your theme.

Install WordPress First

Many web hosts now offer tools (e.g. Fantastico) to automatically install WordPress for you. However, if you wish to install WordPress yourself, follow the instructions in WordPress Codex or you can watch the Instructional Video created by LearnWebCode.

Install Homey via WordPress

Please follow the video below to install theme and import one of the available demos from WordPress.

  • Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance > Themes
  • Step 2 – Click Add New and click the Upload Theme button on the top of your page

  • Step 3 – Browse to find the file on your computer and click Install Now

  • Step 4 – Activate the newly installed theme by going to Appearance > Themes and clicking the Activate button.

  • Step 5 – After you activate Homey you will see a notification message to activate the required plugins in the Plugins section of your dashboard. Click on Begin Installing Plugins

  • Step 6 – Select all plugins, then Install and click on Apply. After you’ve installed them, Activate them.

Plugins activation

Once you installed Homey, you will get a notification message in your WordPress admin telling you of the required and recommended plugins as we saw in step 5 here above.

Homey includes nine plugins that will need to be installed and activated:

  1. Homey Core
  2. Homey Login Register
  3. Favethemes Currency Converter
  4. Slider Revolution
  5. WP Bakery Visual Composer
  6. Contact Form 7
  7. MailChimp for WP
  8. Redux Framework
  9. Classic Editor

Select all plugins, then Activate and click on Apply.

Required plugins

  1. Homey Core: Theme core functionality plugin. Make sure this is always installed and activated.
  2. Homey Login Register: Adds login register functionality for Homey theme. Make sure this is always installed and activated.
  3. Slider Revolution: This is a premium slider plugin created by ThemePunch.
  4. WPBakery Visual Composer: This is a premium slider plugin created by WpBakery.
  5. Favethemes Currency Converter
  6. Redux Framework
  7. Classic Editor

Recommended plugins

  1. Contact Form 7: This plugin can manage multiple contact forms, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup.
  2. MailChimp for WP: This plugin adds sign-up methods for your MailChimp lists to your WordPress site.

NOTELicence code for Visual Composer and Revolution Slider is not include.  However you can use them freely or activate your license (if you have) to get plugin update. This it is the Envato policy, also authors of these plugins not allow any theme developer to provide Purchase Code for third party plugins. Anyway we provide plugins latest version within theme update so your website will always updated and secure. 

The Child Theme

It’s recommend to install and activate also the Child Theme provided with Homey.

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