Installing the SmallBiz Theme

 

This tutorial assumes you have WordPress successfully installed. Read our WordPress install guide here.  Please note: We highly recommend using Linux Servers.

Log in to your WordPress Install

1) Type your domain name into a web browser of choice and add “wp-login.php” to the end of your domain name. This will get you to your WordPress Dashboard login screen.

2) Login with the User name and Password created earlier.

The WordPress Dashboard – Installing Your copy of the Smallbiz Theme

1) Expand the “Appearance” tab and click on “Themes”

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2) Click on “Install Themes” top center of the page.

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3) Click on “Upload”

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4) Browse to the location you saved your Smallbiz Theme Zip file and Install. Important: you need to upload the entire Zip file. Do not rename the Smallbiz Zip file.

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5) Click “Activate” to activate your new Theme

6) You will automatically be forwarded into the Smallbiz Options Panel

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If your browser automatically unzips all files:

Safari > Preferences > General > uncheck “Open safe files after downloading”

Firefox > Preferences > Applications > find the “zip” file and set the option to just download or ask what to do.

More tips for Mac Users: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=666749

If you are on a Mac – You might be able to re-zip the file by Control-Clicking the Smallbiz folder and selecting “Create Archive for…”

 

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