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Using the Widget Import Files to set up Academy Pro theme

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…

First go to: Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets.

Make sure all of the homepage widget areas are empty.

Make sure the homepage widget areas are empty
Make sure the homepage widget areas are empty

Next you need to download the wie Widget Import and Export files. (always scan anything you download for viruses, it’s better to be safe than sorry)

This is a zipped bundle of files and we only need one of them, so after downloading find the file named: academy-pro-widgets.wie

Put: academy-pro-widgets.wie file on your desktop.

Now go to: Dashboard > Tools > Widget Importer and Exporter

Dashboard Tools Widget Importer and Exporter
Dashboard Tools Widget Importer and Exporter

Navigate, find and select the, academy-pro-widgets.wie file.

Click the big blue Import Widgets button…

Choose your Widget Import file then click the Import Widgets button

Now if you navigate to your site’s front page, it should look similar to the demo site.

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