We would like to thank you for choosing Fastex. Built compatibly with the latest version of WordPress and page builder plugin Visual Composer, Eduma 3.0 promises to give you awesome experiences in creating your own education websites.
There are system requirements in order to install and setup the Fastex theme and its components properly. Make sure that you are running the latest version of WordPress, PHP version 7.0 or higher and MySQL version 5.7 or higher. We also recommend the following PHP configuration limits:
Recommended hosting configuration
- vCPU: 3
- Memory (RAM): 3 GB
- SSD Storage: 60 GB
Recommended PHP configuration limits
- upload_max_filesize = 32M
- post_max_size = 32M
- max_execution_time = 300
- max_input_time = 300
- memory_limit = 256M
Please contact your service provider to verify your current PHP limits and have them set it up again if needed.
Note: Once you successfully install and activate the Fastex theme, Fastex Dashboard will be added to your WordPress menu. You can verify those requirements under Fastex > System Status
After purchasing Eduma theme on themeforest.net with your Envato account, go to your Download page. You can choose to download Eduma theme only (Installable WordPress Theme) or the entire Eduma theme package which contains the following files:
- Eduma theme: An Installable WordPress Theme zip file.
- Eduma child-theme: A child-theme zip file and a readme.txt note about the child-theme.
- Documentation: A link to this documentation.
Here is a quick video tutorial for installing, setting up and customizing Eduma theme. For more detailed instructions, please read the following sections below.
You can install Fastex theme via 2 ways: Via WordPress or via FTP
Follow these steps below to install Eduma theme via WordPress:
Step 1. Visit Dashboard > Appearance > Themes > Add New.
Step 2. Click Upload Theme.
Step 3. Browse fastex.zip file (not the theme package zip file) on your computer and click Install Now.
Step 4. Activate Eduma theme.
Step 5. Enable Thim Core to activate the core of Fastex and start importing the demo data process.
*NOTE: One possible problem when importing Demo is that the theme is missing the style.css style sheet.
Solution: You can refer to the error correction guide here.
Follow these steps below to install Eduma theme via FTP:
Step 1. Login your FTP account via FTP software to access your host web server.
Step 2. Extract fastex.zip file.
Step 3. Upload the extracted folder fastex to the wp-content/themes folder.
Step 4. Activate Fastex theme in Dashboard > Appearance > Themes.
Step 5. Enable Thim Core to activate the core of Eduma and start importing the demo data process.
Once you successfully install and activate Eduma theme, Eduma Dashboard will be added to your WordPress menu.
Now you can get started to set up your site with Eduma. You will walk through the following steps:
- Name your website and site description
- Install and activate required and recommended plugins
- Import Demo Content (Detailed instruction here)
- Sign in your Envato account to get updates
- Customize your site (Detailed instruction here)
- Get support resources
Thim Core Demo Importer
Thim Core is a required plugin for Eduma theme. This plugin is a demo importer which imports all posts/pages, sample sliders, widgets, customization, and more.
Follow these steps below to import demo via Thim Core:
Step 1 – Visit Dashboard > Eduma > Import Demo.
Step 2 – Select a page builder before Import Demo.
Step 3 – Select a demo and click Install/Active
Step 4 – Select what type of content that you want to import and click Import.
The importing process may take up to 5 minutes.
Note: If you import our demo with Elementor page builder when import complete please go to your dashboard -> Elementor -> Tools -> Replace URL -> replace our URL to your URL, it will resolve issue mixed content on your site
Follow the steps below to enter Kids Topics:
Step 1 – Go to Control Panel> Eduma> Child Themes
Step 2 – Select the theme your child wants to install
Step 3 – Click Install / Activity
*NOTE: You should choose a Child Theme that corresponds to the Main Demo.
If you choose Demo as Demo Kindergarten you will choose Child Theme as Eduma Child Kindergarten
You are able to customize your website in Dashboard > Appearance > Customize
This section will guide you over all the customization part for Fastex
Customize Site Identity parts like Site Title,Tagline, Site Icon, etc.
Customization for Header
Add layers to change footer color and background image
Change Copyright Text for Copyright
Customization for Color
Customization for Typography
Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for all Forums archive page (yoursite/forums)
Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for all Portfolio Single pages
Customization for Team pages
Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Our Team page (your site/our_team)
Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Single Our Team page
Customization for Testimonial pages
Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Testimonials page (your site/testimonials)
Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Single Testimonials page
Eduma theme allows to customize a single Post or Page.
When using Eduma, you will see extra settings ‘Display settings’ on your ‘Screen Options’
- By enabling ‘Display settings’, you will see new settings Featured Title Area and Layout in your Posts and Pages.
6.Recommended image size
To decrease your data storage, you should use the minimum size for your image. You can use the below size:
Header images: 1841 x 514 px.
Course, blog featured images: 870×580 px.
Slider Revolution on the homepage: 1920 x 1280 px.
Category icon images: 64 x 64 px.
Background image heading for category: 150 x 100 px.
You can update Eduma theme via 2 ways: via Thim Core and via FTP.
7.1.Via Thim Core
Thim Core plugin allows to update theme without resetting your previous settings. However, you should always backup your files and databases before updating.
Follow these steps below to update Eduma theme via Thim Core:
Step 1 – Visit Eduma > Dashboard and login with your Envato account.
Step 2 – Click Update now.
Follow these steps below to update theme via FTP:
Step 1. Login your Envato account. In Download tab, find Eduma and choose the Installable WordPress Theme (the WordPress file).
Step 2. Login your server and go to wp-content/themes folder to backup your eduma theme folder if needed. The contents on your site will not be lost but if you have modified the code then the changes will be lost. You have to reapply them again after updating.
Step 3. Extract eduma.zip that you downloaded from themeforest.net
Step 4. Upload new theme folder eduma to wp-content/theme to override the existing files.
8.Knowledge Base FAQs
Before submitting a ticket on our support forum, please do all the following requirements:
- Refer documentation.
- Read changelog and make sure that your site is running the latest version of Eduma theme.
- Clear caches after changing any setting on your site.
Check our Knowledge Base and FAQs below to find out the answer for some common questions:
- Translation with Loco Translate plugin
- Missing style sheet error
- Create an account on Support forum
- Get Envato Purchase code
There are also sticky tickets we post on our support forum. If you cannot find the answer for your problem, don’t hesitate to contact us by submitting a new ticket.
When purchasing our themes, you will receive free 6-month support service for problems regarding the theme. Once your free support service is expired, you can extend your support service to 12 months. But no matter whether your support service is expired or not, you always receive free life-time updates for the theme.
We really care about our customers and guarantee to response to all support questions within 48 hours since your support ticket is created.
Regarding the requests about Customization and 3rd-party plugins, we provide you a Customization Service at a fee.
ThimPress forum is our main resource for supporting customers. To reach us:
Step 2. Go to Eduma support forum and create your topic
10.Edit With Page Builder
To edit it, please go to Dashboard => Appearance => Widgets => Toolbar.
Please go to Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => General => Logo.
- Please go to Dashboard => Slider Revolution => Select edit at slider Home Page to edit the default demo slider.
- To edit blocks on the homepage, please go to Homepage => Edit With Elementor, click the block you want to edit, and edit it on the Elementor editing panel.
- Copyright text: Please go to Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => Footer => Copyright => Copyright text.
- Menu Privacy: Please go to Dashboard => Appearance => Widgets => Copyright.
- To edit the course elements such as Course overview, lessons, quizzes, … with Elementor, you need to enable Elementor’s editing permission.
- Please go to Dashboard => Elementor => Settings => General => Enable in post types you want => Save changes.