Divi Podcast Child Theme

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • A. Description
  • B. Installing Divi Podcast Child Theme on your Divi Site
  • C. Installing suggested plugins
  • D. Set permalinks
  • E. Import Demo Data
  • F. Set Homepage and Blog Page
  • G. Customize Colors
  • H. Menus
  • I. Podcasts. Podcasts posts shortcodes
  • J. Styleguide
  • THEME REQUIREMENTS

    ✓ Self-Hosted WordPress Installation
    ✓ Divi Theme by Elegant Themes
    ✓  PHP version 7 or greater
    ✓ memory_limit 128M
    ✓ post_max_size 64M
    ✓ max_execution_time 180
    ✓ upload_max_filesize 64M
    ✓ max_input_time 180      
    ✓ max_input_vars 5000
    ✓  MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.0 or greater.
    ✓  HTTPS support
    ✓  Nginx or Apache with mod_rewrite module 

    Remember: For the Divi Podcast child theme to work, you must have Divi from Elegant Themes. If you do not have it you can purchase it here. Once you have it, please install it on your self-hosted WordPress website.


    A. DESCRIPTION

    Save many hours of website design and customization time with this podcast child theme and start promoting your podcast and growing your audience. Content is easily edited with the powerful Visual Builder.

    ** Visit the Divi Podcast Child Theme Page Here **


    B. INSTALLING THE CHILD THEME

    Please upload the Divi Podcast Child Theme to you your self-hosted WordPress website. Make sure the Divi theme is already installed and activated.

    After you've activated the theme you need to click on the "Divi Podcast" menu item to display the licensing dialogue box. Enter your License Key and then hit "Continue".

    After you have successfully licensed your product you will see this screen. Click on "Begin installing plugins" for the next step of the configuration process.

    C. INSTALLING THE SUGGESTED PLUGINS

    Once the theme is installed on your site, the system will suggest you install & activate plugins. Please click the Plugin Names or Begin Installing Plugins link on the dashboard screen and start the process. 


    Please be advised that this Divi Podcast Child Theme comes with Events and Pop up layouts. If you choose not to install the suggested Plugin(s), the shop section along with the related images and content will not be imported and you may see a message on the import page that some images have not been imported successfully. Please ignore the message.

    Once all plugins have been installed, Return to the Installer to activate.

    After Activation, Click on the “Return to the Dashboard” link.

    When you click “return to the Dashboard”, You will see the notice "Welcome to User Registration – You‘re almost ready to create registration :) Install User Registration Pages

    DO NOT click this button; skip the setup instead. 

    Consider Changing these settings to allow users to register for your website.

    D. SET PERMALINKS.

    Go to Settings > Permalinks. 

    Click Save.

    E. IMPORT DEMO DATA

    From the WordPress Dashboard, go to the newly added ‘Divi Podcast’ tab on the left admin panel. Under the ‘Divi Podcast’ menu, please click on ‘Import Demo Data’  only once. Please be patient while the demo data of the Divi Podcast child theme is imported into your site.

    F. SET HOMEPAGE AND BLOG PAGE

    Go to Settings > Reading. 

    Under the "Homepage displays" option, choose "Homepage". Below that choose the Blog page to be used as the front page for your blog posts.

    Save your changes, and load your site to review changes.

    G. CUSTOMIZE CHILD THEME COLORS

    All colors are set in the Divi Modules and the Theme Customizer.

    1. For bulk color editing colors in the Divi Builder, use find and replace color function. It’s easy and fast to use.

    2. Other colors settings you can find in the Theme Customizer. Follow the list below.

    To Change Theme Accent: General Settings > Layout Settings > Theme Accent Color

    To Change Primary and Secondary color accents: Divi Podcast Settings > Color Scheme

    To Change Buttons Color: Buttons > Button Style and Hover Style

    To Change Link Color:  General Settings > Typography > Body Link Color


    H. SET MENU IN THE THEME BUILDER

    Under Appearance > Menus you will see 4 different menus.

    Footer Menu will be displayed in the footer.
    Mobile Menu will be displayed as a Primary Menu for mobile devices.
    Secondary Menu will be displayed above the Primary Menu.

     If you see that menus are not displaying correctly on your website, Go to the Divi Theme Builder and click Edit on Global Header.

    And set them as below

    Click Save.

    And follow the same steps the footer:

    Click Save.

    I. PODCASTS/PODCAST POSTS SHORTCODES?

    To display podcast use following shortcodes: [divi_podcast_recent_podcasts] and [divi_podcast_recent_posts]

    Example shortcode to display podcasts: [divi_podcast_recent_podcasts num="6" cat="" orderby="date" order="DESC"]  

    Example shortcode to display posts: [divi_podcast_recent_posts num="4" cat="" columns="4" orderby="date" order="DESC"]

    num="x" where x is the number of podcast/post to be displayed 
    cat="x" where x is the service of one (!) of the podcast/post category. Podcasts from this category are then displayed. Leave the field empty to display all podcasts.
    columns = "x" where x is the number of columns to be used. The argument takes values from 1-6. If the field is left blank or the argument is omitted, 4 columns are displayed by default.  Different values will add this value as a custom class to the column.

    J. STYLEGUIDE

    Download here


    13 FAQ

    What is a child theme and why should I use one?

    Child themes were created to protect the changes that WordPress users make to their websites. If you make changes to the CSS (the code that controls how your website looks) directly in your theme, those changes are in danger of being erased when new updates are rolled out for that theme.

    A child theme is simply a set of files that “pull in” the functionality of the original theme (called the “parent theme”). As long as you make changes in your child theme, those changes will be safe (i.e., they won’t be erased by future updates). If you make changes directly in the parent theme…not so much.

    That’s why it’s important to always use a child theme when altering the CSS for your website. For more information about child themes, check out this blog we wrote on the topic. 

    What is the difference between Aspen Grove Studios' premium child themes and a standard (blank) child theme?

    A standard child theme doesn’t come with any changes. It simply gives you a blank canvas where you can make changes to your WordPress site without worrying about having those changes erased at the next update.

    A premium child theme from Aspen Grove Studios comes with the changes already made by our amazing team of developers and designers.  With premium child themes, practically every detail of web design and development is taken care of, from the layout to the color palette, font selection, and more. You simply install the child theme on top of Divi or Extra and you’re ready to go. You can even customize it however you want. Pretty awesome, right?

    What do I get when I buy a child theme?

    Each child theme comes with everything you need to create a fantastic, beautiful, high-converting website that your users will love. The specific pages and designs that are included depend on which industry it’s built for, but every child theme comes with all of the core pages that your website will need right out of the box. It’s also super easy to modify your child theme in any way you want, including adding or removing specific pages.

    Also, our premium Divi and Extra child themes come with plenty of premium features and powerful additions -- all setup, styled and ready to go -- for example

    • E-commerce
    • Event plugins
    • Learning platforms (LMS)
    • Appointment booking
    • Custom-coded 404 error page
    • Icons
    • Archive pages
    • Sidebar
    • Individual post layout and comments section
    • Breadcrumb navigation

    And much more

    How do I choose the right child theme for my website?

    As you’ll see, we have themes for a wide variety of industries, like law, fashion, e-commerce, construction…and on and on.

    But the truth is that any of our child themes can easily be customized to fit any industry or any business type. Each of our child themes is simply optimized for a specific industry out of the box, so it’s likely to require less work (or no work at all) to get it just right for businesses in that particular field.

    Do your child themes only work for one industry?

    Absolutely not! See our answer to How do I choose the right child theme for my website? above.

    I don’t know how to code. Will I be able to customize my child theme?

    In short, yes.

    One of the best things about both Divi and Extra is how they allow you to customize your website without having to do much coding if any. Besides, we provide documentation with our child themes that describe in detail how to easily change the colors, images, text, and other elements of your website.

    Of course, these themes don’t allow you to do absolutely everything that you might want to do without coding (which is why we made Divi Switch and Page Builder Everywhere).

    So the long answer is that you can make a lot of changes to your child theme without doing any coding at all, but you will always be able to do more with your website if you understand how to write code in CSS or JavaScript.

    If you want a truly customized website without having to learn how to fiddle with CSS or other coding languages, we also provide custom developed and designed websites, as well as customized child theme installation. Check out our Services page for more information.

    I’m looking for a standard, blank Divi child theme. How can I make one of those?

    There are several different ways to make a standard child theme for Divi so that you can make your changes to your website. One of the easiest is to use our Child Theme Builder over at Divi Space.

    What about support, licensing, and updates?

    You have a few different purchasing/licensing options for our child themes, depending on how many websites you want to use your child theme for. Your options are:

    • The yearly fee for use on one, three, or unlimited websites
    • Annual Membership (includes unlimited websites)
    • Lifetime Membership (includes unlimited websites)

    Whichever option you choose, you’ll get dedicated 5-star support and free updates for the duration of your license.

    Are child themes included in your membership?

    Yes! All of our child themes are included in both the Annual and Lifetime membership plans, so if you can’t decide which one you need (or you think you’ll want to use even just a few of our premium child themes with your clients), then membership may be the best option.

    Not to mention that you’ll get access to ALL of our premium plugins, layouts, and icons (to use on unlimited websites) along with select courses. All for one low price, no strings attached. If you’re a professional developer or designer using Divi (or you want to be), our membership is a steal.

    What if I have a problem or a question about any of the required plugins?

    If you have any questions or particular issues with the plugins used along with this child theme, please consult their documentation directly on the developer's website. Here are some links:

    WP Page Navi

    GiveWP

    The Events Calendar

    Popup Maker

    PowerPress Podcasting

    User Registration

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