Zara 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 Zara is fully compatible and was tested with Divi version 3.0.101

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

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


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 Zara

Click on Upload Theme and then Choose file.

In the downloaded package find and select 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 > Zara Activation and enter your API Key and API Email.

To see your API Keys please log in to your account.






Step 4: Installing plugins

Zara theme requires 5 plugins:

Caldera Forms, Recent Post Widget With Thumbnails, Master Slider, Twitter Feed for WP and One Click Demo Import.
We have made installation process very simple. After Zara child theme is activated system will ask you to install all missed plugins. Click Begin installing plugins.



On the next screen select all plugins, choose Install from the dropdown menu and click Apply.



Step 5: Permalinks setup

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

Importing demo content

Step 1: 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.



Step 2: The theme has 2 pre-built forms that need to be imported from download package. Go to the Caldera Forms tab located in your WordPress Dashboard and click Import button. Select caldera-booking-form.json file located in Import Files folder and click Import button. Follow the same steps above by locating caldera-contact-form.json.



Step 3: Importing Master Slider Settings

Go to the MasterSlider tab in your WordPress Dashboard and click Import/Export button. Click Choose File and select masterslider-specials-import.json file located in Import Files folder, click Import.


Theme Customization

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.


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 April 18th – Version 1.9
– homepage slider CSS issue fixed
– specials gallery responsive issue fixed
– tested with Divi 3.0.106 and WP 4.9.5

Sign up for the good stuff!

Free Resources for Divi Lovers!

Join our Newsletter!

We'll provide you with updates on new tutorials, webdesign assets and special offers. Get top quality Divi goodies straight into your inbox! Read our Privacy Policy to learn how we manage and protect your submitted information.

Pin It on Pinterest