Installing Theme

To start the theme installation first locate “nordic.zip” within the package you already downloaded from Themeforest.

Unpack that file to “Desktop” where you can find it easily.

Than go to “Appearance” – “Themes” – “Install Themes” – “Upload” and point the file-dialog at “nordic.zip”

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Creating Home Page With Slider

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Home (with Slider)” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

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Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

Slider :

Use this portion to create the slider on the home page, click “Add Slide” to add a new slide, and insert there as many slides as you need.

When a new row appears use :

Image : To upload the slide image

Slide URL : If you want to navigate user somewhere, type a URL there

Slide Caption : Insert slide captions there, if you need you can separate them on multi captions

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What We Do : 

This portion allows you to create services, click “Add Service” to add a new service, and insert there as many services as you need.

When a new row appears use :

Font-awesome : Enter the Font Awesome icon class here, you can grab them from their web-site

Service Title : Enter the service title on this field

Service Description : Enter the service description

Service URL : if you want to navigate user somewhere, than type a URL there

Latest Portfolio : 

You can configure the row on the bottom of this page where latest projects appear.

Creating Home With Columns (Grid)

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Home (Columns)” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

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Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

Home Columns :

You can configure the posts display loop from this section, or leave it blank for default selection.

Creating Home Art (Showroom)

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Home (Art)” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

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Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

Home Columns :

You can configure the posts display loop from this section, or leave it blank for default selection.

Note : Ignore Number Of Posts Big Grid, use the small one for number of posts on this page.

Creating Projects/Portfolio Page

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Portfolio” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

Page Heading :

Type a welcome note for this page

Page Sub Heading:

Type a smaller note as a welcome one

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Creating Services Page

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Services” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

To choose the heading image, use featured image for that option.

Page Heading :

Type a welcome note for this page

Page Sub Heading:

Type a smaller note as a welcome one

Services : 

This portion allows you to create services, click “Add Service” to add a new service, and insert there as many services as you need.

When a new row appears use :

Font-awesome : Enter the Font Awesome icon class here, you can grab them from their web-site

Service Title : Enter the service title on this field

Service Description : Enter the service description

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Creating Blog Page

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Blog” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

Than go to Settings – Reading and from the Option : Front page displays chose “A static page” than at the drop-down Front Page choose the home page, which varies on your decision which one are you going to use, than from the drop-down Posts Page choose this page, you already created.

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Creating About Page

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “About” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

Page Heading :

Type a welcome note for this page

Page Sub Heading:

Type a smaller note as a welcome one

Team Members :

This portion allows you to create team members, click “Add Member” to add a new member, and insert there as many members as you need.

When a new row appears use :

Member Name : Type the name of this member

Member Description : Type a description about this member

Member Avatar/Image : Upload the member avatar

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Creating Contact Page

To create a default home page, you need to create a new Page first by going to Pages – Add New and choose “Contact” as a page template from the drop-down on the right.

Immediately there should appear new meta-boxes.

Page Heading :

Type a welcome note for this page

Google Map :

On the map there, click on the address you want to display

Google Map Zoom Level :

Choose the initial zoom level

Address :

Type your address on words

Receiving Email : 

Type the e-mail where you need to accept e-mails

Success Message:

Type the message which will appear at users when they send a successful e-mail.

Enabling and Disabling Retina

This is an option, which acts not same as other options.

When you activate or de-activate this option, and on that period when new posts are included than there are chances the system did not create a retina version of images, and this is because we wanted to save space when users decide to not user Retina Images.

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So when you activate or deactivate it please grab Force Regenerate Thumbnails and start the process.

Some plugins which should work are not working

You might experience some plugins which you supposed to work, they are not working.

This is because Nordic is a dynamic site, and it reloads only dynamic parts, so on those cases you have to Disable Ajax Load from Theme Options.

I enabled portrait mode, but images are still getting cropped

If you choose to enable this option, than you have to start Force Regenerate Thumbnails process.