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Monstroid. How to install a template on localhost (manual installation)

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We are glad to present you a new tutorial on how to install a Monstroid template to localhost (manual installation).

We assume that you have already installed WordPress engine to your localhost.

In order to install Monstroid template, please, perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate to the wp-content/themes directory.

  2. Upload there the cherryframework4 folder.

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  3. Log into your WordPress admin panel, navigate to Appearance > Themes page. Activate cherryframework4 there.

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  4. The same steps should be performed for the child theme (theme55555) installation.

  5. When the child theme is active in admin panel, click begin installing plugins message.

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  6. In case there is no such message, upload all the plugin folders to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory of your local server. (Check the ‘documentation’ file included into your template package to locate links for plugins download).

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After that, lets install sample data to make the template look like the live demo.

  1. Open the theme\manual_install folder of your downloaded template package. Upload the uploads folder to the wp-content directory of your WordPress installation, accept folder(s) replacement.

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  2. In the theme/manual_install folder you will also locate the sample_data.sql file. Open the sample_data.sql file with any text editor (we recommend using Notepad++ or Dreamweaver) and use the search function (Hot key CTRL + F on Windows or Command + F on a Mac) to find the following content: your_website_url_here. Replace it with your website address (URL) (for example, http://localhost/alison ) without a slash at the end. Please make sure to click on Replace All button and save it.

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  3. Open your WordPress database using a database management tool.

  4. Go to the Import tab and import the sample_data.sql file.

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  5. Refresh the website to see the changes applied.

Congratulations! Now you know how to install a Monstroid template to localhost.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

Monstroid. How to install a template on localhost (manual installation)

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