AlienScience Theme Documentation by Higher Coding v1.0


AlienScience Declassified Theme

Thank you for purchasing this theme. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this help file, please contact the developer here. Thanks!


Table of Contents

  1. Install Theme
  2. Import Demo
  3. Header Icons
  4. Homepage Slider
  5. Customize
  6. Custom Branding
  7. Custom Background
  8. Custom Colours
  9. Custom Footer
  10. PSD Sources

A) Install Theme - top

To install this theme you must have a clean, working version of WordPress installed on a live web server. This installation guide will help you to install WordPress. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways: Through FTP or through WordPress dashboard. If you encounter any issues or are unsure of how you should install WordPress or uload this theme please consult your hosting provider.

  1. Using your FTP program
    Upload the non-zipped theme folder into the /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server.
  2. Upload through WordPress
    Navigate to Appearance » Themes » Add New » Upload Theme

  3. Once the theme is uploaded you need to activate it.
    Navigate to Appearance » Themes to activate the theme.

B) Import Demo - top

Before starting please make sure you have clean WordPress install. Before uploading the demo data please note that WordPress creates a sample page and a sample post when installing WordPress which you should delete before starting. Please also check Appearance » Widgets as WordPress sets some default widgets which should also be deleted before importing in case of error. Other issues that can arise are a result of your server settings which will need to be resolved by your hosting provider.

  1. Extract "dummy_data.xml" from the zip archive.
  2. Install the WordPress Importer plugin.
  3. Navigate to Tools » Import in the WordPress admin menu.
  4. Select the "dummy_data.xml" file and use the "Upload file and import" button.

C) Header Icons - top

To manage header icons navigate to "Header Icons" the in WordPress admin menu, to add a new icon select "Add New".

  1. Title - The icon title text will be displayed under the icon.
  2. Featured Image - Can be used as a custom icon image (Recommended size 256x256px, 300px max width).
  3. Icon - FontAwesome icon CSS class selector used for the icon if there is no featured image set.
  4. Link URL - Absolute URL path or link href property for where the icon should link to.

D) Homepage Slider - top

To manage the slider navigate to "Homepage Slides" the in WordPress admin menu, to add a new slide select "Add New".

  1. Title - The title text will be displayed on top left side of the slider.
  2. Featured Image - The image will appear to the right of the slide content (Recommended size 64x64px).
  3. Slide Icon - FontAwesome icon CSS class selector used for the icon to the right if there is no featured image set.
  4. Link Text - The text displayed on the call to action button under the content.
  5. Link URL - Absolute URL path or link href property for the call to action button under the content.

E) Customise - top

To customize the settings of this theme, in WordPress, navigate to Appearance » Customize.


F) Custom Branding - top

Navigate to Appearance » Customize » Site Identity. Here you can add the header logo or change title and tagline text displayed in the header if no logo is selected.


G) Custom Background - top

Navigate to Appearance » Customize » Background Image. Here you can add a custom background or use one of the alternative background images that can be found in the "Backgrounds" folder of the zip archive.

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H) Custom Colours - top

Navigate to Appearance » Customize » Colours. Here you can change the colours of many different page elements.


Navigate to Appearance » Customize » Footer. Here you can set add the footer logo or change the text displayed in the footer. To add a copyright symbol use "©"


J) PSD Sources - top

You can find the PSD source files in the "Sources" folder of the zip archive.


Thank you again for purchasing this theme. If you have a question relating to the themes on ThemeForest, please consider visiting the forums and posting your question in the "Item Discussion" section.

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