We are so pleased to let you know that we’ve launched an update for our Starter Pro theme. This update comes with a bunch of changes that would eventually make your Starter Pro experience a lot easier than ever before. We made sure you have state of the art technology with drag and drop facility to edit and change your contents.
We reduced the hassle of making pages for each of the menu items by combining all of them on a single page and lots more. But we highly recommend you to consider some certain things before you rush for the update.
Firstly, we want you to have a backup for your contents as some of them will no longer be available, data might be lost and layouts might be broken once you update to the new version.
Then read this blog post to know how to update a WordPress theme manually. Now you can proceed to update the theme. Please note, the new version has some major changes, therefore your previous site structure may be somewhat affected.
What’s new in Starter Pro
We integrated the following plugins and functionalities to make most possible changes to upgrade your Starter Pro experience.
We understand the importance of sending a newsletter to your potential visitors. So we integrated MailChimp plugin to do so. Mailchimp lets you have your audience’s email addresses in your directory so that you can contact them anytime you want and let them know about your services at your easiest effort.
Contact Form 7
We have integrated contact form 7 with this Starter Pro theme so that you can have feedback from the visitors. With contact form 7, communication with visitors is just a click away. You have everything automated there.
Customizing theme is much easier now. Advanced customizer makes this theme thoroughly customizable.Changing logos, contents and background images is just a piece of cake now with this advanced customization system.
We added google map in the new version to give you the facility to use Google Maps on your site as you want your clients to recognize your place. Showing Google Maps on your site is just a couple of clicks away.
You will get the best experience of editing everything live with the KingComposer visual editor provided with the theme. Edit everything live and see the changes in real-time. Editing is made fun with KingComposer.
Parallax effect lets you have an image background moving along with the scrolling over the contents on it. It is an awesome way to draw the visitors’ attention to a particular part. Your best part of the website will never go unnoticed now.
One Click Installation
Unlike the previous one, Starter pro new version comes with a one-click demo installation system, which has multiple demos ready to be imported. This tool helps you import the demo site contents much more easily than the manual method.
Unlike the old version, Starter pro is an RTL and translation ready theme. It gives you the opportunity to have a multilingual site. The right to left direction languages like Arabic and Hebrew are no longer a problem.
How to edit with KingComposer
To build/edit a page with KingComposer, first you have to create a page if there is no default page in there. For that, go to the dashboard and hover your cursor over the pages then click Add New and create a page with any name you want.
When you have a page, you need to go to All Pages and click Edit option of the particular page.On the next page, there is a Section Settings option on the right just below the classic mode bar. Click on the Section Settings.
Then give an ID for this section in the pop up fill.
(Go to KingComposer website to know more about editing with KingComposer)
Setting up the Menu
To assign each section to a particular menu item go to the Dashboard. Click on the appearance then click on Menus.
Click each of the menu items and customize by giving your website URL then a slash and a # then ID of that particular section that you want to assign to that menu item. Example: http://yourwebsite/#about
We have made all these changes in order to give you the utmost experience of customization. You have the freedom to change design and content any way you want without knowing a single line of code.
Feel free to ask our support team if you have any query or face any problem. For more you can also go through our documentation.
Our efforts to improve your experience will be justified when you are satisfied. Enjoy the newest experience of customization. Happy developing!