Meetly Documentation

All the information you need!

Getting started

In order to install this child theme, you must first purchase a membership to Elegant Themes and download the Divi theme package. The Divi Theme is NOT included with this child theme.

This version of Meetly is fully compatible with versions 3.0+. Some features or elements may not be compatible with previous versions. Please ensure that you’ve downloaded the latest version of Divi.

Please note:
Ensure you have the Divi Theme installed and activated prior to installing the Meetly Child Theme.

To avoid any issues during installation it is highly recommended that you use this child theme on a fresh installation of WordPress.

PREPARATION
INSTALLING CHILD THEME
IMPORTING DEMO CONTENT
THEME CUSTOMIZATION
F.A.Q.
SUPPORT
CHANGELOG

Preparation

Step 1: Download child theme files

After purchase, download the files from your account section or click the download link in your purchase confirmation email.


Step 2:
Unzip Files

Unzip the Unzip_This_First_Meetly.zip file to your computer, it contains the following files:

• Meetly.zip – the Meetly child theme files
• meetly-bloom-settings.json – predesigned Bloom Optin Form settings

And in Import Files folder:

• meetly-demo-content.xml – the Meetly theme demo content
• meetly-theme-customizer.dat – the Meetly theme customizer settings

Installing child theme

Step 1: Install Divi Theme (if not installed yet)

Once you’ve downloaded the Divi theme package, login to your WordPress website and go to Appearance > ThemesFind and upload the Divi parent theme. Next click on the Add New Theme

 

Step 2: Install and activate Meetly

Click on Upload Theme and then Choose file.

In the downloaded package find and select Meetly.zip file, then click on the Install Now button.

 

 

Completing the upload, you will need to activate the theme by clicking on the Activate button.

Step 3: Activate your product

To activate your product and get updates please go to Divi > Meetly Activation and enter your API Key and API Email.

To see your API Keys please login to your account.

 

 

Step 4: Plugin activation

Meetly requires 1 plugin that will allow you to import demo data with one click! We have made installing process very simple.
After Meetly child theme is activated system will ask you to install missing plugin. Click Begin installing plugin.

 

 

Next, select the plugin and choose Install from the drop-down menu under the plugin list and click Apply button. This will install and activate the One Click feature to import all the demo content and settings.

Step 5: Permalinks setup

Go to Settings > Permalinks, select “Post name” and click Save Changes.

Importing demo content

Now you will need to install the library and all theme settings which allows you to have your site just like the demo version.

Go to Appearance > Import Data Demo, and click on the Import Demo Data button.

Note: This may take even several minutes, depending on internet connection speed. Please be patient.

Importing Bloom Settings

Meetly comes with one predesigned Bloom Optin form (the inline form in the „Stay in touch” section on the homepage of the demo).

To import the Bloom form you must have Bloom installed which is not included with this child theme but can be downloaded form your Elegant Themes account.

With Bloom installed, in the WordPress admin panel navigate to Bloom>Import & Export, select Choose File under Import Bloom Settings and select the file called meetly-bloom-settings.json from your computer, then click on import.

 

 

When done, be sure to click on the tick icon to activate the forms and they will move up into the Active Optins section.

Next click on the brackets icon to generate shortcode for the Slim Email Signup and check the ID number of the optin form.

If you have not created any forms previously, it will be imported with the ID of 0 or 1, if you have created forms already Bloom will assign a new ID. If the ID is different make a note of it.

To use the Bloom inline optin form open the module on the home page and check the ID number in the shortcode matches with your version, if not replace with the ID of your form. Save and refresh the page and your form should appear.

 

Theme Customization

Your site should now look like Meetly demo page. You can navigate to Divi -> Theme Customizer and click Meetly Settings tab to change theme colors and fonts.

 

CSS Edits

If you are going to add your own custom edits – please place all your CSS code inside Theme Customizer’s Custom CSS tab or in Divi Theme Options, as all the changes made within child theme files will be lost with the automatic update. If you wish to edit or add any files in the child theme folder please do not use the automatic update feature.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to upgrade to the newest version?

Since ver 2.0 Meetly features automatic updates. If you are using any of the previous version and you’re happy with your site the way it is, we recommend just leaving it alone and using the latest version with future projects.

If you decide to update please note:
– If you made any changes to child theme files (style.css, functions.php etc.) – they will be lost – you’d need to transfer those changes to the new child theme version first.

These are two different ways to upgrade:

1. Via FTP/File Manager – you’ll need to connect to your server via FTP or your hosting provider’s file manager (eg. cPanel). You might want to rename the folder with the current/old version of the child theme to something else – it will allow you to keep the backup of the old version, so you can use it in case the new version doesn’t work out for you. Unzip the main child theme .zip folder. Upload this folder to your /wp-content/themes/ directory. Then activate the theme in WordPress dashboard.

2. The other way is to simply delete the old theme and upload a new one. You most likely won’t need to import the demo data, unless you just want to. Remeber: While importing demo content the Theme Customizer settings will be replaced, so make sure you have a backup.

Support

Elegant Themes

For additional assistance with using the Divi theme framework, Elegant Themes offers free technical support to all their members. Log in to your account at Elegant Themes website.

Divi Communities

You can also find support on Facebook or Google+ by posting your questions in the community group:
Divi Theme | Extra Theme | Help & Share
Google+ Divi Community

Divi Lover Support

For additional questions or support please log in to your Customer Account to submit a support ticket.

Change Log:

2018 February 5th – Version 2.0
– API integration added
– automatic updates feature added
– import files updated

2018 January 30th – Version 1.3
– Added Theme Customizer Control

2017 November 23th – Version 1.2
– Styling fixes – “Our Speakers” sections.

2017 January 13th – Version 1.1
– Minor styling updates (buttons, navigation and footer) to fix issues with Divi 3.0.27 update overriding styling.

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