Maskitto Light Documentation
Here you can find useful information about theme, that will get you up and going!
Social Icons

Maskitto Light theme have multiple social network support built in, therefore its very easy to add social network links

More features

There are lot of other theme features to explore and many will come in the future theme versions

Custom widgets

Create your content using one of our custom widget like slider, portfolio, testimonials and others

Theme options

We provide you with lot of customization options like custom colors, layouts, fonts  and others to make your website stand our from the others

Drag and drop

Maskitto Light allows you to dynamically sort page sections with powerful and easy to use page builder

Responsive design

Based on Bootstrap 3 framework, this is fully responsive theme and works great on all mobile devices and all modern browsers

After latest Types plugin update grouping feature can go mising, to solve this just re-upload Types XML file ( see in 1.3. ).

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A light-weight, clean and simple WordPress theme for everyday use. Bunch of useful features such as responsive design, united color schemes, slider with lots of options, fast to learn administration panel layout, plus clean and easy visual design and it’s all free. Currently, the project is in development stage, but we think it’s better that way because with your help we can fine tune it to perfection!

1. Getting Started

Follow these simple steps to get theme ready for your WordPress installation:

  1. Install and activate the theme
  2. Install and activate the plugins. After theme activation, you will see notification window, indicating the need to install/activate certain plugins. It is necessary in order to be able to use all that this theme can offer.
    1. Redux Framework – adds theme options page
    2. Types – adds custom fields support
    3. Page Builder by SiteOrigin – adds widget drag and drop support
  3. Import slider, services, partners, portfolio and testimonials types
    1. Go to Types > Dashboard > Types tools (section in bottom) > Import/Export
    2. Download and import this xml file (by file upload, text input is not supported at this moment)

 If portfolio categories are missing, please follow these steps below:

  1. Go to Types > Taxonomies
  2. Find Categories and click edit
  3. Make sure that the Portfolio box is selected
  4. Press Save Taxonomy

2.1 BlueDemo Setup (live demo) (download here)

For 3.x.x theme versions.

  1. Import demo content:
    1. Go to Tools > Import > WordPress (install/activate if needed)
    2. Download and import this xml file
    3. Check “Download and import file attachments” box and submit
  2. Import theme options:
    1. Go to Maskitto Light Options > Import / Export
    2. Import this json file from URL
  3. Create static pages:
    1. Go to Settings > Reading
    2. Change Front page displays to static page and front page to Home, posts page to Blog
  4. Assign menu:
    1. Go to Appearance > Menus
    2. Create and assign menu to Primary Navigation

Notice: It is not recommended to import demo content if you have existing content in your WordPress installation, because it will add multiple pages, posts, media, categories and more.

 

2.2 Green Demo Setup (live demo)

  1. Import demo content:
    1. Go to Tools > Import > WordPress (install/activate if needed)
    2. Download and import this xml file
    3. Check “Download and import file attachments” box and submit
  2. Import theme options:
    1. Go to Maskitto Light Options > Import / Export
    2. Import this json file from URL
  3. Create static pages:
    1. Go to Settings > Reading
    2. Change Front page displays to static page and front page to Home, posts page to Blog
  4. Assign menu:
    1. Go to Appearance > Menus
    2. Create and assign menu to Primary Navigation

Notice: It is not recommended to import demo content if you have existing content in your WordPress installation, because it will add multiple pages, posts, media, categories and more.

3. Red Demo Setup (live demo)

  1. Import demo content:
    1. Go to Tools > Import > WordPress (install/activate if needed)
    2. Download and import this xml file
    3. Check “Download and import file attachments” box and submit
  2. Create static pages:
    1. Go to Settings > Reading
    2. Change Front page displays to static page and front page to Home, posts page to Blog
  3. Assign menu:
    1. Go to Appearance > Menus
    2. Create and assign menu to Primary Navigation

Notice: It is not recommended to import demo content if you have existing content in your WordPress installation, because it will add multiple pages, posts, media, categories and more.

4. Content Manual Setup

For manual content creation please follow these steps:

  1. Create some content inside Pages, Slider, Services, Partners, Portfolios and Testimonials if you will use them
  2. Create new page, for example Blog, which will be used as a static blog page
  3. Create new page, for example Home, which will be used as a static front page
    1. Then under Page attributes assign Front Page to Template
    2. Switch from Visual editor to Page Builder in the right side of the editor
    3. Now you can add Maskitto widgets by pressing on Add Widgets button and choosing Theme Widgets section in left side of the window
      1. Maskitto: Blog – Shows recent blog posts
      2. Maskitto: Counter – Show your progress with a numbers
      3. Maskitto: Include Page – Include your created single page content inside a widget
      4. Maskitto: Partners – Show your partners to your clients. This widget requires to add some content under left side of administration panel  inside Partners
      5. Maskitto: Portfolio – Designed to add recent images of your work with a little description. This widget requires to add some content under left side of administration panel  inside Portfolio
      6. Maskitto: Services – Show your available services to your clients. This widget requires to add some content under left side of administration panel  inside Services
      7. Maskitto: Slider – We created simple slider which can serve for basic use. This widget also requires to add some content under left side of administration panel  inside Slider
      8. Maskitto: Slogan – Show some information about your website
      9. Maskitto: Testimonials – Designed to show your client feedbacks with some basic information. This widget also requires to add some content under left side of administration panel  inside Testimonials
    4. Customize added widgets by clicking on the edit button
    5. Arrange widgets to desired order by using drag and drop feature
  4. Create static pages:
    1. Go to Settings > Reading
    2. Change Front page displays to static page and front page to Home, posts page to Blog
  5. Assign menu:
    1. Go to Appearance > Menus
    2. Create and assign menu to Primary Navigation
  6. Optional: Import theme options:
    1. Go to Maskitto Light Options > Import / Export
    2. Import this json file from URL

5. Widget Grouping

Useful feature to divide content for same type of  the widget. It is recommended to use latest theme version and complete Getting started setup to access this feature.

 

6. Widget Customization

Our built-in widget style customization is very easy process, which can be seen in this video below.

7. Single Page Setup

This theme will add a lot of new options which can be used to make your site more unique like never before:

  1. Page settings – add options for custom title layout, custom page padding, background and lots of more
  2. Page button – add options for custom button, for example if you include this single page in front page

 

8. Theme Setup

This theme has a lot of different options which you can explore and tweak up under left menu’s Maskitto Light Options section:

  1. General – boxed layout, site logo, favicon and other main options of the page
  2. Styling – site main color, font and other styling options
  3. Header – disable or enable contact information and social icons
  4. Social – add you social networks
  5. Blog – tweak up blog title section
  6. Other – change custom login page logo

9. Updating theme

After new theme releases we add some new functionality and sometimes simple theme update won’t add all new options like Testimonials support, therefore you should complete this steps (which will only update existing options):

  1. Go to Types > Import/Export
  2. Download and import this xml file (by file upload, text input is not supported at this moment)

 

10. Useful Plugins

  1. Contact form 7 – adds contact form with lot of customization options (compatible with theme design)
  2. Post Types Order – easy way to change slider, services, portfolio and partners order
  3. Easy Theme and Plugin Upgrades – without this plugin, the only upgrade path you have for download zip themes is to deactivate the theme/plugin, delete it, upload, and reactivate. With this plugin, upgrading is as simple as selecting the zip file to upload, selecting “Yes” from a drop-down, and clicking “Install Now” (useful for beta version update)

11. Child Theme

For custom theme modifications we created child theme, which can be downloaded here.

 

12. Theme Support

Fell free to report any found theme related issues or bugs in our support forum.

As this is a free theme we only provide basic support to fix theme related bugs.

We do not provide your website customization service or other new feature implementation.

 

13. Useful Links

 

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