Wise Mag WordPress Theme Documentation

Wise Mag is the wisest AD optimized magazine blog WordPress theme for all people, especially for bloggers and online entrepreneurs. It is rock-solid and blazing fast.
The following document is a detailed user guide to help you get your new website up and running. Please take your time, and read the documentation comprehensively and earnestly. If you require further assistance, you can reach us through our support forum page.
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Theme Name: Wise Mag
Version: 2.5.5
Author: Probewise
Author URL: www.probewise.com

1. General Knowledge

1.1 Introduction

Welcome to Wise Mag WordPress Theme Documentation! Here, you'll find a detailed documentation to get your website supercharge with useful features. Before you begin, consider the resources below that will introduce you to WordPress and to this theme.

WordPress Information

Wise Mag WordPress Theme

  • What is Wise Mag, and why you should choose it? - Presentation
  • Where to purchase Wise Mag? - Purchase
  • How do I get supported with Wise Mag? - Privilege
Are you ready to install and launch your WordPress site using Wise Mag theme? Let's get started.

1.2 Requirements

This section covers the recommended configuration of this theme which works under a typical installation. Like what our theme is created for, it is light and fast but its speed also varies according the hardware performance of your server, number of site visitors, number of plugins you have installed, etc.
Server Requirements
  • WordPress 5.0+
  • Apache or Nginx
  • PHP version 7+
  • phpMyAdmin version 4.6+
  • MySQL or Mariadb version 5.5+
Web Hosting Requirements
Choosing the right web hosting provider is a bit confusing to some. But if several factors are considered, like bandwidth which refers to speed, SSD storage for fast loading, uptime for reliabilty, pricing, and support, you can attain the best performance for your site. To help you out in choosing the right web hosting server, here's a list of our recommended web hosting.
Plugins
Previously, there are plugins embedded with this theme. With the recent release, as we comply with WordPress coding requirements, plugins are now separated, but it is automated when installing. Here's the list of required and recommended plugins for the theme:
Required Plugins
These are the required plugins that should be installed. Without this, theme's advanced features won't be activated.
  • Wise Mag Contents - a plugin to activate advanced features for the theme *free
  • Carbon Fields - a plugin to activate custom fields for widgets, meta fields and Gutenberg blocks *free
Recommended Plugins
These are the recommended plugins that is optional to install. Some of it like Customizer Export/Import, Widget Importer & Exporter are necessary for configuration backup.
To speed up your site more, you can use a Content Delivery Network (CDN) like Cloud Flare.
To check your site speed you can try one of the speed test tool below:

2. Installation

2.1 Install and activate a theme

Installing a WordPress theme can be done using two methods, via WordPress dashboard or via FTP (File Transfer Protocol) Client.
To install the theme, please refer to our blog article, How to Install and Activate a WordPress Theme.

2.2 Install Plugins

Installing a WordPress plugin can be done in simple steps. Commonly if it is free, you can browse through plugin page of the WordPress repository, upload it manually (especially for premium from external sources) or install it automatically, like on this theme with an embedded TGMPA. To install a plugin, please refer to our blog article, How to Install Plugin for WordPress. This theme's required and recommended plugins are listed here.

On the recent release of the theme from version 2.2, installation of plugins is automated. In just a few clicks, required and recommended plugins are installed and activated. To install plugins automatically, follow the instructions below.
    install-plugins
  1. Go to Appearance Install Plugins.
  2. Choose and click Install to install a plugin. For bulk installation, check each plugins. Select Install from Bulk Actions near the Apply button, then click Apply.
  3. You can also activate the installed plugin in bulk by navigating to To Install at the top of Apply button. For bulk activation, check each plugins. Select Activate from Bulk Actions near the Apply button, then click Apply.
Note: Required plugins should be installed otherwise theme's important features won't work.

2.3 Updating a theme

After a valid purchase, you are eligible to update your theme using your license to generate API key to be used in Envato Market WordPress Plugin. You can also manually download the theme file to your ThemeForest dashboard and upload it manually to your WordPress site. To update your theme, please refer to our blog article, How to Update WordPress Themes.

Note: If you are updating a theme, you should always backup your theme settings, contents, and especially widgets to avoid losing your setup and contents (See 3.13 Backup Customizer Settings and Contents).

3. General Configuration

3.1 Changing Site Images

Site images are very important for your site to display your brand. With this theme, you can dynamically change its default images using two methods which is the image replacement method and the upload method. This theme also supports retina display. You can upload images by adding an image on the same file path with "@2x" at the end of its filename (for example, your image name is image.jpg, add another copy of it with higher quality, preferably twice its resolution, and rename it to image@2x.jpg). To start replacing site images, follow the instructions below.
Method 1: The Upload Method
This method uses WordPress upload process. All you need to do is to upload, browse (you can drag images as well) and save. To change your site images, follow the instructions below. upload-images
  1. Click Select image button. An image lightbox will appear where you can upload or choose image on Media Library tab.
  2. To upload an image, click Select Files button, then choose an image to be uploaded. You can also drag and drop the image.
  3. After uploading an image, click Choose image button.
  4. To save settings, click Publish button.
Note: Retina settings will only appear after uploading and choosing a standard image.
Method 2: The Image Replacement Method
This method is just simple to do, but please be reminded that this overrides the default images on your parent theme and if you want to update the theme, the img directory should be backed up first.
  1. From your purchased theme directory which includes psd+logo+default_images, modify images using a photo editor like Adobe Photoshop and save it to all_images folder.
  2. Copy all modified images, then navigate to img directory of the theme.
  3. Paste the copied modified images to replace the default images.

3.2 Creating Menus

WordPress menus is one of WordPress essential features. Generally, menus are created for navigation. This theme uses menus which includes Primary Menu, Secondary Menu, Sitelinks First Column, Sitelinks Second Column, Footer Menu and bbPress Menu. To create menus, please refer to our blog article, How to Create WordPress Navigation Menu.

3.3 Creating Homepage

Prior to the update of the theme to comply with the latest standard of WordPress and using native features from it, Gutenberg blocks are now used to build a homepage instead of widgets. To start creating your homepage, follow the instructions below.
  1. Create a new page to Pages Add New, then add a title like for example, Homepage.
  2. create-page
  3. Choose page template Page Empty under Page Attributes on the bottom right corner of the editor.
  4. page-empty
  5. Click the + sign on the content editor, then click Browse all button.
  6. Scroll to Wise Blocks categories.
  7. add-blocks
  8. Choose Gutenberg blocks, and add as much as you need. Initially, you should add Wise Content Sidebar Layout, then add the Wise Blocks inside Wise Content Sidebar Layout. Here's the list of Wise Blocks to choose from:
    • Wise Content Sidebar Layout
    • Wise Defaults Block
    • Wise Featured Contents Block
    • Wise Ticker Block
    • Wise Ads Block
    • Wise Complex 1 Block
    • Wise Complex 2 Block
    • Wise Complex 3 Block
    • Wise Complex 4 Block
    • Note: Wise Ticker Block is only displayed on a page where your insert it. To display Wise Ticker Block on posts, pages, archives, use Wise Ticker Widget instead which should be placed on Top Document sidebar column.
  9. add-wise-contents-blocks
  10. Click the eye icon button to enable editing of Wise Content Sidebar Layout block.
  11. click-eye-icon
  12. Add wise blocks inside Wise Content Sidebar Layout block by clicking the + button. Search "wise" instead of clicking Browse All to avoid jumping outside Wise Content Sidebar Layout block.
  13. insert-blocks-inside
  14. Select sidebar for your homepage.
  15. select-sidebar publish-homepage
  16. To activate your page as your frontpage/homepage, navigate to Settings Reading Front page displays.
  17. Choose A static page and select the homepage you have just created.
  18. Click Save Changes button.
  19. select-frontpage
    Note: You can also select a homepage on Customizer. Follow the instructions below.
  1. Go to Appearance Customize. customizer
  2. Select Homepage Settings, then choose A static page.
  3. Select the homepage you've just created under Homepage.
  4. Click Publish at the top right corner of Customizer panel.
  5. customizer-homepage

3.4 Add or Delete Widgets, Sidebar Columns

Widgets
Widgets are very important to WordPress. It can be dynamically added to sidebar/widget column. To add or delete widgets, please refer to our blog article, How to Add or Delete WordPress Widgets. This theme consists of the following widgets:
  • #Wise About - a widget for footer to display a brief summary of your site
  • #Wise Ads - a widget to to display your adsense or other ads by pasting your code/script
  • #Wise Dashboard User - a widget to show login/dashboard links to your site, best usage for WooCommerce or bbPress
  • #Wise Footer Sitelinks - a widget to add your site links based on your preferences
    Note: Links can be added by creating menus and assigning menus to Sitelinks Column 1 and Sitelinks Column 2. For tutorials about menus, please check out our blog article, How to Create WordPress Navigation Menu.
  • #Wise Popular Posts - a widget to list your popular posts
  • #Wise Recent Posts - a widget to list your recent posts
  • #Wise Script - a widget to add custom script
  • #Wise Social Media Footer - a widget to add social media links for footer
  • #Wise Subscribe Footer - a widget to display subscribe box for footer
  • #Wise Subscribe Sidebar - a widget to display subscribe box for sidebar
  • #Wise Tab Posts - a widget to add both popular and recent posts in a tab
  • #Wise Text Alert - a widget to add a custom text alert
  • #Wise Ticker - a widget which displays ticker posts, it should be added to Top Document sidebar column
Note: If you are translating the theme, you should leave the title or any translatable text/textarea blank. There's no need to input the title/text on the field as long as you are using the translated file from .pot file provided on this theme.
Sidebars
You can also add unlimited sidebars for your site in pages. To add sidebar, follow the instructions below. widget-column
  1. Go to WordPress dashboard and navigate to Appearance Widgets.
  2. Click Add Sidebar, a new sidebar column will then be added.
  3. Sidebar columns can be used in pages by choosing a sidebar from Select Sidebar option at the bottom of page text editor.
  4. select-sidebar

3.5 Set Featured Image for Posts

Featured image is essential in any WordPress theme. Without this, single post won't have an image thumbnail and slider carousel won't display correctly. With this theme, the optimum size to be uploaded for featured image must be 730x438 pixels. To add featured image, follow the instructions below. set-featured-image
  1. Prepare your featured image to be uploaded with a size of 730x438 pixels.
  2. In the content editor, click Set featured image located at the right bottom corner as shown in the screenshot.
  3. Click Select Files button, then browse for the image you've created.
  4. Click Select button, then a thumbnail will appear on the Featured Image section.
  5. To save your settings, click Update or Publish button.

3.6 Add Featured Contents

Featured contents are essential in every WordPress site. Using it will introduce the most important posts or articles within the site. To add featured contents, follow the simple steps below.
  1. In the Featured Contents Block, add posts IDs separated by a comma (format: 1, 2, 3) as shown in the screenshot below.
  2. featured-contents Note: If you choose Full Carousel Type on Block Type from Featured Contents Block, you should placed it before Wise Content Sidebar Layout.
  3. To find your post ID, click on the specific post and look for a numerical value on the URL as shown in the screenshot below.
  4. post-ID Note: If you want to automate featured contents on all categories of posts, leave the Post ID field blank, then click Set as Featured on each post you want to appear in the Featured Contents block as shown in the screenshot below. set-as-featured
  5. Click Save button to save your settings.

3.7 Configure Auto Affiliates Disclaimer

This feature adds a disclaimer automatically to your individual posts or pages depending on your preferences. To configure and add disclaimer, follow the instructions below.
  1. Go to Appearance Customize. customizer
  2. Navigate to Wise Panel Archive and Content Settings Affiliates Auto Disclaimer.
  3. Add your disclaimer content on Affiliates Auto Disclaimer.
  4. affiliates-disclaimer
  5. Choose Top or Bottom from Affiliates Disclaimer Position.
  6. To activate your post or page to display affiliates disclaimer, check Enable Affiliates Disclaimer located at the bottom part of the content editor.
  7. enable-affiliates
  8. Click Publish or Update button to save your settings.
Note: If you are translating the theme, you should leave the title or any translatable text/textarea blank. There's no need to input the title/text on the field as long as you are using the translated file from .pot file provided on this theme.

3.8 Add and Configure Ads

AdSense code, image or other Ad types can dynamically be added to your site using this theme. No need for third-party plugins, by using Wise Panel and widgets, you can directly place Ads on different locations and can be configured to disable in certain places. To add or configure Ads, follow the instructions below.
For Single Posts
  1. Go to WordPress customizer, Appearance Customize.
  2. customizer
  3. Navigate to Wise Panel AD for Posts Settings.
  4. Place Ad code on each textarea where it is indicated which location it would appear.
  5. ads-settings
  6. Click Save Changes to save your settings.
For Homepage/Sidebar/Header/Footer
  1. Navigate to Appearance Widgets.
  2. widgets Note: To add or delete widgets, please refer to our blog article, How to Add or Delete WordPress Widgets
  3. Add #Wise Ads on a specific sidebar. It may be placed to Sidebar Right or Top/Bottom Ads sidebar.
  4. Place Ads code on widget textarea.
  5. You can disable each Ads based on your preferences (disable from homepage, archive, posts or pages).
    Tips: If you are inserting ads on homepage or page with pagination, check Disable if Paginated. For Top or Botom Ads, Check if Used as Top/Bottom Ads. For sidebar, Check if Used in Sidebar. These will avoid responsive issues. You can also enable or disable background for Top and Bottom Ads.
    If you are using Top and Bottom Ads, you should use a Responsive Adsense code so that it will adapt on screen sizes.
  6. wise-ads
For Single Posts/Pages
To enable or disable all advertisement within individual posts or pages, follow the instructions below. disable-ads
  1. Go to post or page content editor.
  2. Check the checkbox Disable AD.
  3. Click Publish or Update button to save your settings.

3.9 Changing Page Template

Custom pages is an essential feature of WordPress where you can create a page on which you can use as homepage or other usage based on your theme's functionality. To create custom pages, follow the instructions below. page-templates
  1. Go to a specific page you want to configure, or create a new page.
  2. Navigate to Page Attributes, then select the desired page template from Template option.
    This theme includes the following page templates:
    • Default Template - the default page template
    • Page Forum Topics - page template to display bbPress by topics
    • Page Forum Index - page template to display bbPress index
    • Page Single 80% - page template with single column layout (max width is 80%)
    • Page Empty - page template to be used on homepage creation
    • Page Full - page template with full column layout
    • Page Single - page template with single column layout (max width is 730px)
  3. Click Publish or Update button to save your settings.

3.10 Posts Tweaks

This section covers posts or content tweaks which you can use to your blog/site.
Adding codes with syntax highlighter
If you are going to add a code using <pre> tag, syntax highlighter will not activate unless you add some classes to it. To use in different languages replace markup tag. For more information visit Prism.js
<pre><code class="language-markup"> "Your code here" </code><pre>
Align blockquote to left, right or center
To align a blockquote to the left, right or center, you should add a class to it. Classes consists of alignleft, alignright and aligncenter.
<blockquote class="alignright">
Security is a responsibility, but vulnerability is a choice. <cite>—Probewise</cite>
</blockquote>

3.11 Add Contact Form Page and Subscribe Form

Contact Form
Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular contact form in the WordPress repository which this theme is compatible with. Adding contact form is just easy. To add contact form, please refer to our blog article, How to Add WordPress Contact Form.
Subscribe Form
This theme also supports MailChimp for subscription campaign. To add a subscribe form, please use #Wise Subscribe Sidebar or #Wise Subscribe Footer widgets. To add widgets, please refer to How to Add or Delete WordPress Widgets.

Using the Subscribe Form Widget, you can add URL from your MailChimp account.
  1. Login to your MailChimp account.
  2. On your dashboard, click Create Signup Form. A lightbox will appear.
  3. Click Begin. It will direct you to Embedded forms.subscribe-navigate
  4. Copy the URL from <form action="URL from MailChimp"> tags as shown in the screenshot below.subscribe-form
  5. Paste the copied URL to Subscribe URL field as shown in the screenshot below.subscribe-sidebar
  6. Click Save to save your settings.
Your email newsletter subscription is now ready for campaign using MailChimp. You can opt to use Wise Script Widget if you want to embed the whole form from MailChimp or other mail campaign provider. Take note that its styling is different from the theme.

3.12 Importing Demo Contents

Adding contents to your site needs a lot of attention and takes a long time to finish. With this theme, one-click demo import makes it easy to start a site with preloaded contents. But before demo import, consider these reminders:
  • Be sure to have a fast server having a proper credentials to avoid issues. There are some instances that you cannot import demo contents due to server issues, your hosting limitations, etc., which the theme is not responsible for it.
  • You should have the latest version of the theme so that it would match the latest demo import files online.
  • You should use one click demo import from a fresh WordPress installed site to avoid duplication and other issues.
  • For other plugins, you need to configure some settings individually.
To import demo content, follow the instructions below.
  1. You should first install the required and recommended plugins to avoid warnings and errors. You can find the list to be installed here. Installation of plugins are also automated using TGPMA embedded on the theme. For instructions on how to install plugins, please refer to 2.2 Install Plugins.
  2. Activate the required/recommended plugins including One Click Demo Import plugin.
  3. Navigate to Appearance Import Demo Data.
  4. Click Import Demo Data and wait for a couple of minutes to finish.
  5. demo-import
  6. You may opt to deactivate demo content plugin after the import.

3.13 Backup Customizer Settings, Widgets and Contents

Backup Customizer Settings
  1. To backup/restore WordPress Customizer settings, a plugin Customizer Export/Import should be installed and activated first. For instructions on how to install plugins, please refer to 2.2 Install Plugins. You can skip this step if it is already installed and activated.
  2. Go to Appearance Customize. customizer
  3. Navigate to Export/Import, then click the Export button. It will be downloaded with a .dat extension.
  4. backup-restore-theme-settings
  5. To restore the settings, refer to steps 2 and 3, but use the import feature. Click Choose File and browse for the backup .dat customizer settings.
  6. Click Import to restore your previous settings.
Backup Widgets
Not just theme settings is needed for backup, but widget is also necessary to be backed up to avoid losing widgets positions on sidebar columns. To backup or restore widgets, please refer to our blog article, How to Avoid Losing WordPress Widgets.
Backup WordPress Contents in .xml Format
If you need to backup your WordPress site contents, WordPress has its own plugin (WordPress Importer) which exports contents in .xml format. Remember, this .xml backup is good when migrating a site to another, but media file and other attachment will not be restored if the source site is down. To include it even the source site is down, you should have an FTP backup of your site files, especially the attachment files from wp-contents uploads folder, and initially, it should be placed in the directory you want it to be restored. For .xml export and import instructions, please refer to our blog article, How to Export or Import XML WordPress Content.

3.14 Configure Live Chat

This theme is bundled with the one of the most popular WordPress chat plugin which is the WordPress Live Chat Plugin from Screets.
To configure WordPress Live Chat Plugin, please refer to our blog article, WordPress Live Chat Plugin Review and Guide.
Design and Styling
  1. To use theme's styling, copy and paste the CSS styling below to Live Chat Options Design Custom CSS. live-chat-styling
    /* Wise Theme Custom CSS Styling */
    	.lcx .lcx-starter {
    		bottom: 8px;
    		right: 51px;
    		width: 50px;
    		height: 43px;
    		line-height: 28px;
    		background-color: #555;
    		border-radius: 0;
    		box-shadow: none;
    	}
    
    	.lcx.lcx--open .lcx-starter {
    		width: 50px;
    	}
    
    	.lcx .lcx-starter .lcx-starter-px {
    		position: relative;
    		top: 10px;
    		left: 0;
    		width: 20px;
    	}
    
    	.lcx .lcx-starter .lcx-starter-px:hover {
    		color: transparent;
    	}
  2. To match the theme's color, change the primary and seconday color to #555555; live-chat-change-color

4. Wise Panel Settings

Wise Panel is now moved to WordPress Customizer from theme options backend. It is a default WordPress feature for faster customization of the theme. With the customizer feature, you can see a preview of your customization in realtime which is helpful in choosing the right settings for the theme. To configure Wise Panel Settings, go to Appearance Customize Wise Panel.

To reset all settings, click Reset. To save settings, click Publish. You can also backup customizer settings, including Wise Panel in .dat format. For instructions on how to backup customizer settings, please refer to Backup Customizer Settings. wise-panel

Note: Some configurations inside a setting won't show unless it's parent setting is configured. For example, choosing Image from Preloader Type will show Preloader Image upload configuration, while choosing Predefined will show predefined preloader options. And also, some settings like Security Settings won't show if Wise Contents plugin is not installed and activated. switch-options

4.1 General Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's general settings. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Preloader Type - choose Predefined or Image which will show additional configurations on the selected type
  2. Preloader Image - upload your preloader image here, it can be .gif, .png or .jpeg (maximum of 372x152 pixels), leave blank to disable preloader
  3. Predefined Preloader - choose from 12 predefined preloader which is blank-smooth(empty), rotating-plane, double-bounce, wave, wandering-cubes, pulse, chasing-dots, three-bounce, circle, cube-grid, fading-circle, folding-cube, leave blank for defaults (loading with smooth fade load), you can also change its color through Preloader Predefined Color, leave blank to disable preloader
  4. Predefined Preloader Color - choose colors for predefined preloader using color picker
  5. Background Image - upload background image in .jpeg format, it should be minimum 1460x876 pixels in size
  6. Disable Background Image - disables background image in default plain white color
  7. Disable Sticky Sidebar - disables the sticky sidebar in all posts, pages and other taxonomies
  8. Layout Style - select wide or boxed type layout
Note: For upload instructions, please refer to The Upload Method. To disable preloader, leave Preloader Image and Predefined Preloader blank.

4.2 Color Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's color settings. You may use predefined color scheme or per categories color configuration. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Dark Light Color Mode - select dark or light mode
  2. Predefined Colors - the predefined colors compatible with the theme, it has predefined colors which are orange(default), newsred, coolblue, darkcyan, steelblue, olive, wallnut, sienna, hotpink, neonpurple, leave blank for defaults
  3. Buttons Color - select color for buttons
  4. Tabs Color - select color for tabs
  5. Text and Links Color - select color for text and links
  6. Borders and Objects Color - select color for lines, borders and objects

4.3 Analytics Code Settings

This section is where you can place Analytics code and other code settings. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Before head close tag - place custom code here which is displayed before the </head> tag
  2. After body tag - place custom code here which is displayed after the <body> tag
  3. Before body close tag - place custom code here which is displayed before the </body> tag

4.4 Header Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's header settings. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Header Type - select header type, Default or Simple
  2. Header Logo - upload header logo here, it should be (Default 186x76px), (Simple 240x60px)
  3. Header Logo Retina - upload header logo here, it should be (Default 372x152px), (Simple 480x120px), add @2x at the end of filename (ex. mylogo@2x.png)
  4. Sticky Header Logo - upload sticky header logo here, it should be (Default 100x41px), (Simple 152x38px)
  5. Sticky Header Logo Retina - upload header logo here, it should be (Default 200x82px), (Simple 304x76px), add @2x at the end of filename (ex. mylogo@2x.png)
  6. Custom Login Form Logo - upload login form logo here, it should be (Default 186x76px), (Simple 240x60px)
  7. Custom Login Form Logo Retina - upload login form logo, it should be (Default 372x152px), (Simple 480x120px), add @2x at the end of filename (ex. mylogo@2x.png)
  8. Header Tag Lines Title - add header tag lines title here, leave blank to show default text
  9. Disable Header Tag Lines Title - this disables header tag lines title
  10. Header Tag Lines Span - add header tag span title here, leave blank to show default text
  11. Disable Header Tag Lines Span - this disables header tag lines span
  12. Header Tag Lines Link - add URL for tag lines
  13. Header Tag Lines Target - choose how a link will open, in the same tab or on a new tab
  14. Disable Top Header - this disables the entire top header
  15. Disable Header Social Media - this disables social media buttons on header
  16. Disable Sticky Header Social Media - this disables social media buttons on sticky header
  17. Disable Secondary Menu - this disables the secondary menu
  18. Disable Login/Register Links - this disables login/register links
  19. Disable Header Date - this disables date on header
  20. Disable Sticky Header - this disables the entire sticky header
  21. Header Opacity - adjusts opacity for header from 10%(.1) to 100%(1)
  22. Sticky Header Opacity - adjusts opacity for sticky header from 10%(.1) to 100%(1)
Note: For images to support retina, @2x should be added at the end of the filename, for example, mylogo@2x.png which will automatically be displayed when on retina display. For upload instructions, please refer to The Upload Method.

If you are translating the theme, you should leave the title or any translatable text/textarea blank. There's no need to input the title/text on the field as long as you are using the translated file from .pot file provided on this theme.

4.5 Archive and Content Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's archive and content settings. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Archive Posts Layout Type - select archive posts layout in Single or Grid layout type
  2. Time Format for Posts and Comments - select time format in Default or Human Readable format
  3. Disable Breadcrumbs - this disables breadcrumbs in archive, posts and other pages
  4. Disable Meta Date - this disables meta date on posts
  5. Disable Built-in Share Buttons - this disables built-in share buttons to use your preferred share buttons plugin
  6. Disable Author Info on Posts - this disables author information on all posts
  7. Disable Featured Image on Single Posts - this disables featured image on single posts
  8. Affiliates Auto Disclaimer - add affiliates disclaimer contents, leave blank to show default text
  9. Affiliates Disclaimer Position - choose Top or Bottom postition for affiliates disclaimer
  10. Related Posts Number - add number of related posts to display on single post, leave blank for defaults, type 0 to disable it
Note: Please enter the correct value for each field to avoid error in saving your settings, especially for number fields which should be incremented from 1, use 0 to disable it, and leave it blank for default value.

If you are translating the theme, you should leave the title or any translatable text/textarea blank. There's no need to input the title/text on the field as long as you are using the translated file from .pot file provided on this theme.

4.6 AD for Posts Settings

This section is where you can paste Ad code for posts. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Top of the Content - paste AdSense code or other Ad code here which will be displayed at the top of the content
  2. Middle of the Content - paste AdSense code or other Ad code here which will be displayed at the middle of the content
  3. After Posts Tags - paste AdSense code or other Ad code here which will be displayed after posts tags
  4. After Posts Navigation - paste AdSense code or other Ad code here which will be displayed after posts navigation
  5. After Related Posts - paste AdSense code or other Ad code here which will be displayed after related posts
Note: For a detailed guide on how to add and configure Ads, please refer to Add and Configure Ads.

4.7 Social Media Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's social media settings for header, sticky header, and footer. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. RSS Link - add RSS link for social media buttons
  2. Facebook Link - add Facebook link for social media buttons
  3. Twitter Link - add Twitter link for social media buttons
  4. Twitter Account Name for Share Buttons - add Twitter account name for share buttons
  5. Instagram Link - add Instagram link for social media buttons
  6. YouTube Link - add YouTube link for social media buttons
  7. Vimeo Link - add Vimeo link for social media buttons
  8. LinkedIn Link - add LinkedIn link for social media buttons
  9. Pinterest Link - add Pinterest link for social media buttons
  10. VK Link - add VK link for social media buttons
Note: Use only 7 social media icons. If you add more than 7, the theme's responsiveness and layout won't work properly.

4.8 Security Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's security settings. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Disable Error Details for Login Form - this disables specific error details whenever a user input a wrong login details

4.9 Footer Settings

This section is where you can configure the theme's footer settings. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Footer Style - choose footer style whether Widgetized or Single
  2. Disable Social Media Icons for Single Footer - this disables footer social icons for single footer
  3. Disable Footer Menu for Single Footer - this disables footer menu for single footer
  4. Footer Logo for Widgetized Footer - upload footer logo image, displays at the bottom left corner of the page when widgetized footer is activated, this should be (Default 49x20px), (Simple 80x20px)
  5. Footer Logo Retina for Widgetized Footer - upload footer logo image, displays at the bottom left corner of the page when widgetized footer is activated, this should be (Default 98x40px), (Simple 160x40px)
  6. Disable Footer Logo for Widgetized Footer - this disables footer logo for widgetized footer located at the bottom left corner of the page
  7. Footer Text - add footer text here, leave blank to show default text
  8. Disable Footer Text - this disables footer text for widgetized and single footer style
  9. Disable Author Link - this disables author website link "Powered by Probewise"
  10. Footer Opacity - adjusts opacity for footer from 10%(.1) to 100%(1)
Note: If you select Widgetized footer style, a compatible footer widgets should be added to it. To add or delete widgets, please refer to our blog article, How to Add or Delete WordPress Widgets.

For images to support retina, @2x should be added at the end of the filename, for example, mylogo@2x.png which will automatically be displayed when on retina display. For upload instructions, please refer to The Upload Method.


If you are translating the theme, you should leave the title or any translatable text/textarea blank. There's no need to input the title/text on the field as long as you are using the translated file from .pot file provided on this theme.

5. Wise Typography

With the new update of the theme, theme's font settings are now migrated to Wise Typography from Wise Panel. It's now a part of WordPress Customizer Settings. To configure Wise Typography, go to Appearance Customize Wise Typography.

To reset all settings, click Reset. To save settings, click Publish. You can also backup customizer settings, including Wise Panel in .dat format. For instructions on how to backup customizer settings, please refer to Backup Customizer Settings. wise-typography
Font families on this theme includes 50 Google fonts ordered by popularity. For font weight, it includes Ultra Light (100), Light (200), Book (300), Normal (400), Medium (500), Semi-Bold (600), Bold (700), Extra-Bold (800), and Ultra-Bold (900).
Note: Font weight won't work unless it is compatible with the Google Font you've selected. To check if the font weight is compatible with the chosen Google Font, visit Google Fonts.

5.1 Heading Fonts

This section is where you can configure the heading fonts. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Font Family - select font family for heading
  2. Slider and Block Font Weight - select font weight for slider and blocks
  3. General Heading Font Weight - select font weight for general headings
  4. Other Heading Font Weight - select font weight for other heading

5.2 Body Fonts

This section is where you can configure the body fonts including paragraphs. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Font Family - select font family for body contents
  2. Font Weight - select font weight for body contents

5.3 Input and Meta Fonts

This section is where you can configure the input, forms, meta date, categories, tags, author, breadcrumbs, etc. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Font Family - select font family for input and meta contents
  2. Font Weight - select font weight for input and meta contents

5.4 Button Fonts

This section is where you can configure button fonts. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Font Family - select font family for buttons
  2. Font Weight - select font weight for buttons

5.5 Navigation Fonts

This section is where you can configure menu and other navigation fonts. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Font Family - select font family for navigations
  2. Font Weight - select font weight for navigations

5.6 Description Fonts

This section is where you can configure taxonomy and other description fonts. It includes the following sub-sections with descriptions or instructions.
  1. Font Family - select font family for descriptions
  2. Font Weight - select font weight for descriptions

6. Credits

This theme is created with passion to provide the best WordPress themes for all people. Its functionality, features and design was optimized through the plugins, sripts, images and fonts that we have used listed below. We are thankful to its author and developer who provides such useful components to come up with this awesome WordPress theme.

6.1 Plugins & Scripts

6.2 Images

  • Pixabay - free high quality beautiful images resource
Note: Please be reminded that demo images are not included within this theme.

7. Add Rating for the Theme

This theme was created with passion by its author. It is specifically designed to fit your project needs. If you are happy with the theme, don't forget to provide your feedback on ThemeForest. This will help us to evaluate and improve the theme for maximum awesomeness. Follow the instructions below on how to add ratings for the theme. how-to-rate-wise-blog
  1. Login to your ThemeForest account.
  2. Navigate to Downloads tab and look for the item as shown in the screenshot.
  3. Under the Download button beside the item name, hover to 5-stars. A review/rating lightbox will appear.
  4. Choose the Main reason for your rating and add your comments on the comments box.
  5. Click Save review to finalize rating.
Thank you very much for purchasing Wise Mag WordPress theme! We're always passionate to provide the wisest products and nicest service for you. To God be the glory!