1.INTRODUCTION

We would like to thank you for choosing Eduma. Built compatibly with the latest version of WordPress and page builder plugins like Elementor, Visual Composer, Site Origin. Eduma promises to give you awesome experiences in creating your own education websites.

1.1.Requirements

There are system requirements in order to install and setup the Eduma theme and its components properly. Make sure that you are running the latest version of WordPressPHP 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 Eduma theme, Eduma Dashboard will be added to your WordPress menu. You can verify those requirements under Eduma> System Status 

1.2.What's Included

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.
  • Licensing.

2.INSTALLATION

You can install Eduma theme via 2 ways: Via WordPress or via FTP.

2.1.Via WordPress

Follow these steps below to install the Eduma theme via WordPress:

Step 1. Visit Dashboard > Appearance > Themes > Add New.

Step 2. Click Upload Theme.

Step 3. Browse the eduma.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 Eduma 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.

2.2.Via FTP

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 eduma.zip file.

Step 3. Upload the extracted folder eduma to the wp-content/themes folder.

Step 4. Activate Eduma theme in Dashboard > Appearance > Themes.

Step 5. Enable Thim Core to activate the core of Eduma and start importing the demo data process.

3.GETTING STARTED

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

3.1.Import Demo

Thim Core Demo Importer

Thim Core is a required plugin for the Eduma theme. This plugin is a demo importer that 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 – Hover on the demo you want and click Install

Step 3 – Select what type of content you want to import and click Import.

The importing process may take up to 5 minutes.

Note:

  • If you want to build an offline course sale website you can use the following demos: Demo Kid Art – Offline, Demo Kindergarten – Offline.
  • On each website, you can only use one demo.

3.2.Import a specific page and blocks

  • You can import a specific page (like: home page, about us, FAQs…) and blocks.

Step 1 – Edit page with Elementor page builder.

Step 2 – Click “Thim Elementor Kit”

Step 3 – Click “Insert” a page or a block.

3.3.Child Theme

Follow the steps below to enter Kids Topics:

Step 1 – Go to Dashboard> Eduma> Child Themes
Step 2 – Click Install / Activate

4.CUSTOMIZE

You are able to customize your website in Dashboard > Appearance > Customize

This section will guide you over all the customization part for Eduma.

4.1.General

4.1.1.Logo

  • Select logo, site icon and logo width.

4.1.2.Layouts

  • Select site layout, page layout, size body and switch layout style.

4.1.3.Page Title Layout

  • Select layout, title align.
  • Show/hide title line.
  • Set padding & font-size.
  • Configure breadcrumbs.

4.1.4.Styling

  • Select color and background type.

4.1.5.Social Share

  • Show/hide social shares and arrange them.

4.1.6.Typography

Customization for Typography.

4.1.7.Extra Features

  • Enable/disable auto login, back to top…
  • Select preloading.

4.1.8.Ultilities

  • Add URL to Register Redirect, Login Redirect….

4.1.10.Gutenberg Widget Editor

Enable/Disable Gutenberg to edit widget by Gutenberg.

4.2.Header

4.2.1.Layouts

  • Select layout, size and position for header.

4.2.2.Toolbar

  • Show/hide toolbar.
  • Configure font and select color for background, text,link….

4.2.6.Mobile Menu

  • Select color for background, text and configure logo on mobile.

4.3.Blog

4.3.1.Blog Page

  • Select layout, the number of columns, top image and color.
  • Show/hide page title and breadcrumbs.

4.3.2.Archive Pages

  • Select layout, top image and color.
  • Show/hide page title and breadcrumbs.

4.3.3.Singular Pages

  • Select layout, color and top image.
  • Enable/disable breadcrumbs and related posts.

4.3.4.Meta Tags

  • Show or hide year, author, date, category, comment number and tag.

4.4.Course

4.4.1.Settings

  • Enable/disable login popup.
  • Enable course offline if your course is offline. Then you need to add a shortcode of Contact form 7 into ID of contact Form 7 Shortcode.
  • Select price color.

4.4.2.Archive Page

  • Select layout, style and color.
  • Show/hide title, breadcrumb, description, popular course, course filter and sort.

4.4.3.Single Page

  • Select style, layout, top image, color, tab default.
  • Show/hide tab courses and arrange them.

4.4.4.Collection Pages

  • Select layout, top image, color.
  • Show/hide breadcrumbs and title.

4.5.Portfolio

4.5.1.Archive Page

  • Select layout, item size, top image and color.
  • Show/hide breadcrumb and title.

4.5.2.Single Page

  • Select layout, top image and color.
  • Show/hide breadcrumb and title.

4.6.Team

  • Go to your Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > Team.

4.6.1.Archive Page

Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Our Team page (your site/our_team)

4.6.2.Single Page

Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Single Our Team page

4.7.Portfolio

4.7.1.Archive Page

  • Select layout, color, top image.
  • Show/hide breadcrumb and title.

4.7.2.Single Page

  • Select layout, top image and color.
  • Show/hide breadcrumb and title.

4.8.Testimonials

Customization for Testimonial pages

4.8.1.Archive Page

Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Testimonials page (your site/testimonials)

4.8.2.Single Page

Select layout, upload top image/ title, subtitle,… for Single Testimonials page

4.9.1.Settings

  • Select color for background, title, text, link…
  • Configure font title.

5.WIDGETS

  • You can go to your Dashboard => Appearance => Widgets to add/edit widgets into sections, like: Course Sidebar, All Courses, Sidebar, Toolbar, Menu Right, Footer Top, Footer, Footer Bottom, Sidebar Shop, Sidebar Courses and Sidebar Events.
  • For example: If it has the shortcode like image below, you can go to Thim Elementor -> All Templates -> Edit the template has that shortcode with Elementor.

7.UPDATE THEME

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.

7.2.Via FTP

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.Slider Revolution

  • Please go to Dashboard => Slider Revolution => Select edit at slider Home Page to edit the default demo slider.

9.EDIT WITH ELEMENTOR PAGE BUILDER

9.1.Mega Menu

Please install Thim Elementor Kit plugin.  Then, you can add/edit mega menu into the main menu. Please follow these steps:

Step 1 – Go to your Dashboard -> Thim Elementor -> Settings -> Modules -> Enable “Mega Menu”.

Step 2 – Go to Appearance -> Menus -> Thim Menu Settings -> Enable mega menu -> Save.

Step 3- Select Main Menu -> Select the item -> Click “Thim Mega Menu” -> Enable Mega Menu -> Click “Edit With Elementor”.

9.2.Home Page

  • 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.

9.4.Course

  • 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.

Or you can watch these videos to know how to design Course Archive page and Course Single Page with Elementor via Thim Elementor Kit plugin.

10.EDIT WITH WPBAKERY PAGE BUILDER

10.1.2.Mega Menu

You can go to Appearance / Menu / Select: Main menu / Courses / Open in Page Builder

10.2.Home Page

In WP Bakery there are two sections that can create/edit a page: Backend / Frontend.

To edit the blocks on the homepage, please go to Dashboard -> Page -> Home => Edit

  • You will then edit the desired blocks in the Backend:
  • You can also edit the desired blocks in Frontend:

11.EDIT WITH SITE ORIGIN PAGE BUILDER

11.1.Toolbar

There are two sections on the toolbar: a text widget and Thim: Login Popup

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To edit those widgets, you can go to your Dashboard => Appearance => Widget => Toolbar, then edit those widgets.

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This is our default Text widget on the toolbar:

<div class="thim-have-any-question">
Have any question? 
<div class="mobile"><i class="fa fa-phone"></i><a href="tel:00123456789" class="value">(00) 123 456 789</a>
</div>
<div class="email"><i class="fa fa-envelope"></i><a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a>
</div>
</div>

 

To change the background of the toolbar, you need to go to your Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => Header => Toolbar, then change the background color.

To change the font and size of the texts on the toolbar, you need to go to your Dashboard => Appearance  => Customize => General => Typography, then change the font and font size of the whole website.

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If you don’t see the Register option on your Login Popup. The reason is you didn’t enable the register option on your website.

To enable it, you need to go to your Dashboard => Settings => General => General Settings => Membership => enable it.

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11.2.Logo & Main Menu

To change the logo, you can go to your Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => General => Logo, then select your logo.

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To change the main menu, please go to your Dashboard => Appearance => Menus, select the Main Menu, then edit it.

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To edit or create a menu item like our Course item, you can edit the menu item with your page builder.

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To change the background color, you need to edit it in Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => Header => Main Menu => Background Color.

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11.3.Home Page

1. Icon Boxes.

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To edit the icon boxes below the slide, you need to edit your homepage with the page builder.

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You can change text, icon, and the link when users click on that icon.

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2. Popular Courses.

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To edit the Popular Courses section, you can edit the homepage then edit the widget Thim: Courses.

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To remove the instructor name from this section, you need to add CSS in Dashboard => Appearance => Customize => General => Custom CSS & JS => Custom CSS.

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CSS to remove instructor name:

.course-item .course-author{
display: none !important;
}

 

CSS to remove the number of enrolled students and comments:

.course-meta .course-students, .course-meta .course-comments-count{
display: none !important;
}

 

CSS to remove the price of the courses:

.course-meta .course-price{
display: none !important;
}

 

CSS to remove the “Read more” button when hovering:

.course-thumbnail .course-readmore{
display: none !important;
}

 

3. Register Now.

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To edit the background of this section, you need to edit your homepage and the row contains this section.

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To edit the texts in this section, just need to edit the text widget.

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To edit the “GET IT NOW” form, you need to edit the Text widget on the right and edit the contact form.

You need to find the ID of the form, and you must configure the email of the form to get the email.

If you have any issues about receiving emails with this form, please contact plugin Contact Form 7.

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This is our default form:

This is our default form:

<p>[text* your-name placeholder "Your Name *"] </p>
<p>[email* your-email placeholder "Email *"] </p>
<p>[tel* phone placeholder "Phone *"]</p>
<p>[submit "Get It Now"]</p>
 

With the countdown clock, you can edit the texts, end time, and style.

 

With the countdown clock, you can edit the texts, end time, and style.

4. Events

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With the Events section, you can change the texts, the categories, status, and the number of events you want to display on your homepage.

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To select more than one status, please hold your “Ctrl” button then choose the status.

5. Latest New.

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With the latest news section, you can change the texts, categories, the number of posts, play speed, and the order of the posts.

The ASC sorts the result from the lowest value to the highest value while the DESC sorts the result set from the highest value to the lowest one.

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6. What people say.

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This section will display the testimonials item on your Dashboard => Testimonials, you can create and edit text, image of the items.

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With the testimonials widget, you can change the layout, the number of items, and play speed.

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7. Subcribe.

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This section is from the plugin MC4WP: Mailchimp for WordPress.

You can edit the form in Dashboard => MC4WP => Forms.

You need to enter your API key to use the form.

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This is our default form:

<div class="mc4wp-form-fields">
<input type="email" id="mc4wp_email" name="EMAIL" placeholder="Your email here" required="">
<input type="submit" value="Subscribe"></div>

 

When you import our Demo, the data is from ours and the ID form is 3101. You need to edit change it in the text widget.

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If you have any issues about receiving the emails from this form. Please contact the plugin MC4WP.

12.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:

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.

How to improve website speed faster?
This article is for those of you who are probably thinking that your site is so slow. So, it probably needs to be improved. We all know that speed is an important matter for any website. If your site is too slow, your customers won’t visit your site and you will not get a good revenue.

13.SUPPORT SERVICE

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.

Support forum

ThimPress forum is our main resource for supporting customers. To reach us:

Step 1. Click here to create your account. We will ask for your Themeforest purchase code

Step 2. Go to Eduma support forum and create your topic

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