Table of Contents

  1. Installation
  2. Custom Menu
  3. Customizing sidebar with widgets
  4. Custom Header
  5. Footer Editor
  6. Homepage Layout Configuration
  7. Default Layout Configuration
  8. Specific Layout Per Post/Page Configuration
  9. Set up Homepage Slider
  10. Set up Custom Gallery
  11. Plugin Support
  12. Custom CSS
  13. Hide Page Title
  14. How to Disable Page Comments
  15. How to change Readmore and Continue Reading
  16. How to setup contact us page
  17. Recommended Image Sizes
  18. Corporate Page Template Setup
  19. How to set up Blog Page Templates

"Clean Retina Pro" WordPress ThemeTheme Instruction

Thank you for using our theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this following instructions, please feel free to post your queries via our support forum. Thank you so much!

1) Installation

a) Through Dashboard

b) Manual Installation using FTP


2) Custom Menus

Clean Retina supports custom menu you can set it through following steps.

See Menu Help for more information.


As you may have probably noticed, after installing the theme, your side sidebar and footer sidebar is empty. We have provided you with an opportunity to completely customizing it to your liking with the use of WordPress Widgets

Note: This theme has one extra widget with the theme i.e. Theme Horse:Custom Tag Cloud. It is used to show tag clouds with beautiful button design. Try it you may like it.


4) Custom Header

Clean Retina supports Custom Header Feature.

a) Header Image

Note: If you use small image(as logo) it will appear at just right side of the header text. So, better use small image(as logo) or header text, only one of at a time, for beautiful look. But if you using big image as header image(big and not logo/small image), it will appear just below the header text. So, if you are using big image you can use both header text and image.

b) Header Text


5) Footer Editor

Clean Retina Pro has footer editor option to edit the copyright information. You can add custom HTML and/or shortcodes, which will be automatically inserted into your theme. Some shorcodes:


6) Homepage Layout Configuration

There are different layouts for the home page. You can choose the homepage layout by following the instructions given Below.

a. Normal Layouts for Home Page

You can select No Sidebar/No Sidebar, Full Width/No Sidebar, One Column/Left Sidebar/Right Sidebar according to your choice.

Note:You have to check on Your latest posts instead of static page. in Reading Settings sub-menu page of the Settings main menu.

b. Latest Posts listing display type on Home Page

You can select any of these above mentioned layouts, all these mentioned layouts show the latest posts in the content area. Now, you can also choose the display type for these posts(i.e. the content area-posts listing part). The display type are mentioned below one bye one.

i. Excerpt Display Type 1

Note:This display type shows the repective featured image, title, post meta information and excerpt of every posts. The size of the featured image shown is 700*290(width*height) in pixels.

ii. Excerpt Display Type 2

Note:This display type shows the repective featured image, title, post meta information and excerpt of every posts. The size of the featured image shown is 330*330(width*height) in pixels.

iii. Full Content Display

Note:This display type shows the title, post meta information and the whole content of the every posts. This way you can embed images and videos in the content and display them on the homepage.

c. Corporate Layout for Home Page

Our Theme offers one unique homepage layout named as Corporate Layout. Below is the instruction to set Corporate Layout for the homepage.

Note:You have to check on Your latest posts instead of static page in Reading Settings sub-menu page of the Settings main menu.

d. Static Page as Home Page

You can set any of your static page as home page.


7) Default Layout Configuration

There are different layouts and you can set any layout to be your default layout. Every page, post that don't have their specific layout will follow have this default layout. Archives(i.e. category pages) will also follow this default layout. You can choose the default layout by following the instructions given below.

a) No Sidebar/No Sidebar, Full Width/No Sidebar, One Column/Left Sidebar/Right Sidebar


8) Specific Layout Per Post/Page Configuration

This theme allows you to choose the specific layout for every post display and every page display. You can do so by following the steps give below.


9) Set up Homepage Slider

Note: Slider works for the home page and static front page.



11) Plugin Support

a. Contact Form 7 Plugin Support

Our theme supports Contact Form 7 Plugin i.e. there is already css written for the Contact Form 7 which would show you contact form in very simple and beautiful design. You can view the demo here.

b. WP-PageNavi Plugin Support

Our theme supports WP-PageNavi Plugin to show pagination. The theme already has the wp_pagenavi() function coded within the theme. The theme also has written css in the style.css file that would show the WP-PageNavi pagination in a very beautiful way. So, just install the WP-PageNavi plugin and turn off the pagenavi plugin CSS from the backend in the WP-PageNavi Setting page. You can view the demo here.

c. Breadcrumb NavXt Plugin Support

Our theme supports Breadcrumb NavXt plugin. This plugin generates locational breadcrumb trails for your WordPress blog. These represent the hierarchy leading up to the current page rather than the actual path taken to arrive at the current page. The theme has the bcn_display() function coded within the theme. You can view the demo here.


12) Custom CSS

If you want to edit some CSS, you can follow the instructions below, your custom CSS will overwrite the theme's CSS.


13) Hide Title on Page


14) How to disable Page Comments


15) How to change Readmore and Continue Reading

By default Readmore appears below post excerpt and Continue Reading appears in slider excerpt. You can change this

16) How to setup contact us page

We support Contact Form 7. You can download it here.


17) Recommended Image Sizes

This theme depends heavily on Featured Images per post. Read more about Featured Images.

a. Slider Image

Width: 962px
Height: 390px

b. Featured Image per post for Blog Image Medium Template

Width: 330px
Height: 330px

c. Featured Image per post for Blog Image Large Template

Width: 700px
Height: 290px

d. Featured Image per gallery post for Gallery Three/Four Column Template

Width: 330px
Height: 230px

e. Featured Image per gallery post for Gallery Two Column Template

Width: 462px
Height: 322px

Note: If you are switching from another theme, you will want to install and run the Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress plugin to resize your existing images.


18) Corporate Page Template Setup


19) How to setup Blog page Templates

You can show your Blog page in three different ways. They are large image with excerpt content, Medium image with excerpt content and full content display. You can have a look here in our demo Blog demo