Theme Installation Instructions

Updated: March 8, 2021

Installation instructions via standard WordPress admin panel

Please login to your account and download .ZIP theme file.

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  1. Navigate to Appearance > Themes in main WordPress menu
  2. Click on Add New button
  3. Click on Upload link
  4. Choose zip file with Theme from your computer, and click “Install now” button
  5. After successful installation of new theme click on “Activate” link
  6. Please follow to Theme Activation process which activates your website.

Theme Activation Process

Please choose the right way according to your type of license. Depends where did you make a purchase.

  • Customer who bought throught AitThemes.club website use only one verification key – API key. Please follow here.
  • Customers who purchased the license on Themeforest.net need to use Purchase Code and API key to verify license and obtain the automatic updates. Read step by step guide for Themeforest customers how to activate and obtain automatic updates.
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Full process of installation you can see in video tutorial.

AIT Plugins automatically installed with theme

With successfully theme activation are also installed and activated our plugins which contain shortcodes, custom post types and other plugins which are packed with theme. You can find them in WordPress Plugins page:

  • AIT Shortcodes – plugin with all available shortcodes
  • AIT Toolkit – plugin with all available custom post types
  • AIT Updater – plugin for theme and AIT plugins automatic updates
  • Revolution Slider – standalone revolution Slider plugin which is prepacked with theme

AIT Plugins

Because WordPress do not provide way automatically remove plugins with theme deactivation, these plugins must be manually deactivated after theme deactivation.

Installation instructions via FTP client

Theme may be uploaded via FTP as well, open your favorite FTP client and upload unpacked theme folder into ./wp-content/themes/

Make sure that you copied on FTP directly theme folder only with theme files inside.
Theme path must be ./wp-content/themes/ThemeName/theme_files_and_folders_here

During standard theme installation via WordPress Admin are automatically installed necessary plugins attached to theme. If you are installing theme via FTP, you have to install these plugins manually or upload them via FTP into plugins folder:
./wp-content/plugins/

Plugins are packed in theme folder: ./ait-theme/plugins/:

  • ait-shortcodes.zip – plugin which allows you use theme shortcodes
  • ait-toolkit.zip – plugin which allows you use theme custom post types
  • ait-updater.zip – plugin which allows you update AIT theme and plugins from WordPress admin
  • revslider.zip – Revolution Slider plugin