Best way to update the Theme

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Dalee Client


Which is the best way to install the new theme update for WordPress 4.4? Gotta also update plugins for WordPress 4.4?

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Shindiri Support team Administrator


You can upgrade our theme by performing following steps:

First thing you need to do is connect to your website using FTP Filezilla
Go to /wp-content/themes/ and download theme folder "hotmag" to your computer (this is a very important - Make sure you make a backup of the old version of your theme just in case something goes wrong.)

1. Download latest version of the HotMag theme file from ThemeForest (your Downloads page )

2. Extract it and locate

3. Extract and locate "hotmag" folder

4. Login to your site via FTP and Copy/Replace the content of "hotmag" folder to /wp-content/themes/hotmag folder of your web site.

The latest version of the hotmag theme is compatible with latest version of the Wordpress.

If you make a customization in old theme: You should now have both, new version of the theme and your old customized theme on your computer. If you remember the changes you made to your theme, then simply copy and paste the code snippets from old theme to the new version.

Also you need make the same process for plugins.

If you have any issue please send us your access data for FTP and WP login info so we could install new update of theme for you.

Best regards,
Shindiri Studio |

Dalee Client


Thx, i got it :)

How can I activate this menu like in your demo-url with the name "Categories"? Looks nice :)

Thank u

Shindiri Support team Administrator


Everything is explained inside the documentaiton of the theme.

Here is the part:

For first depth for menu item there are Mega Menu style, Post with images, Number of columns, tab color and font color. We will get through every section or these settings:
If Mega Menu style is checked menu item will get full width and in sub item you can set what you want to display. If Post with images are selected in sub menu you will get option to set which posts you want to display in this menu item. If Mega Menu style is selected you can choose how many columns you want to show. You can choose One, Two, Three, Four and Six colomns. This mean that mega menu will be divided in One or Two or Three or Four or Six colomns. You can also choose menu item tab color and font color if you want to hightlight menu item.

For Second depth there are Menu tab as post, Post category, Order by, Number of Posts, Post Author and order type.
Menu tab as post MUST be checked if you want to use this menu item as Mega Menu or Post with images because here you can set post options. 
Fitst options is post category, here you can choose post category from dropdown list. All category are listed here and you can also see how posts are in particular category. You also have All Category as first item so all posts. Choose a orderby type is to select how to order posts, you can choose to order posts by Title, Date, Comments, Author and Random. With number of posts you define how many post will be displayed. You can choose and all posts from All Author or just one of them. Finally you can Choose a order type, there are Ascending order and Descending order.

Best regards,
Shindiri Studio |

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