The Widget Importer and Exporter plugin enables you to set up the widgets used on the homepage of the Academy Pro theme in a fraction of the usual time. To follow along with these videos and tutorials you’ll need Academy Pro theme and three plugins installed and activated… Academy pro theme Widget Importer & Exporter […]
Academy Pro Theme Setup Guide
The Academy Pro theme tutorials in this category show you how to setup and configure the theme. I use a .wie Widget Import and Export File in these tutorials to greatly speed up the setup process. This is a theme sold by StudioPress. You can work your way through the tutorials one after the other, or jump straight to the specific tutorial you need. You may also find my Mailchimp tutorial useful.
Academy Pro is designed to help you set up your training website faster and easier. There are many ways to add a Learning Management system to your site. You could start with a simple members only section and progress to something like WP Courseware.
However, don't think Academy Pro is just for training websites. This theme would make an excellent theme for anyone who wants to promote their own skills and expertise.
If you want to build authority in your field Academy Pro could be just the theme you need.
Academy Pro theme has an optional banner that you can display across the very top of the site. This tutorial helps you configure those Academy Pro Top Banner Settings. To customize the Academy Pro Top Banner Settings go to … Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > Academy Pro Settings > Top Banner Settings In the […]
The Hero Header section of Academy Pro theme is surprisingly easy to set up, once you know how to do it. Quick tip… There’s an easy way to get to all of the Academy Pro Hero Settings. When you’re logged in, view the front page of your website Look in the black bar at the […]
In this tutorial we’ll change the text in the Front-Page-1 widget area of Academy Pro theme. This widget area is immediately below the row of logos on the demo home page. On the demo site it looks like this… In the demo site the Front-Page-1 widget area contains two HTML widgets. If you’ve used my […]
The icon code I mention in the video is HERE In the front page of Academy Pro theme you’ll see a grid of six text boxes with icons above them. This grid is built from six Custom HTML widgets placed in the Front-Page-2 widget area. Each Custom HTML widget contains… Icon code A headline wrapped […]
Front-Page-3 widget area in Academy Pro theme contains a Custom HTML widget. This is what Front-Page-3 widget area looks like on the homepage of Academy Pro theme. The settings for this widget are… Headline: this is the widget title Red rounded button: this is the link with a class of “button” Text button with red […]
The testimonials section of Academy Pro demo page displays three testimonials below a short line of text. If you used my .wie widget import files to setup your front page, all you have to do now is carefully customize the text that is already in the widgets. If you’re starting from scratch and you want […]
On the Academy Pro demo site, the Front-Page-5 widget area displays the “About The Instructor” information… On the demo site this widget area contains two widgets An image widget A Custom HTML widget The image you use should be 300 pixels wide, the height is less important. Setting up the widgets in your own site […]
Please note! This page is divided into two sections… The eNews (mailing list) sign up box The FAQ section On the Academy Pro demo site Front-Page-6 widget area has an eNews Extended widget on the left and a Genesis Simple FAQ widget on the right. The Genesis eNews mailing list signup box I’ve made a […]
These are some Extra Settings for Academy Pro theme. In this tutorial I’m not listing every setting in the customizer. I’m only dealing with the settings that are specific to Academy Pro. Go to: Dashboard > Customize and you’ll see this dialogue box. 1.) Colours To change the colour scheme go to: Dashboard > Customize […]