Theme Installation

Installation via WP Dashboard

  1. Go to Appearance > Themes
  2. Click on “Add New” > and “Upload theme”
  3. Choose Marlee_v.x.x.zip Press the Install Now button to upload and install the theme
Installation

Use the Marlee Setup Wizard to continue the installation

Installation via FTP

  1. Connect to your server via FTP software.
  2. Extract Marlee_v.x.x.zip file and upload the extracted folder to /wp-content/themes/
  3. Go to Appearance > Themes and Activate Marlee

Demo Content

How to install demo content

One-click installation using the Setup Wizard

This method is recommended to avoid any issues with the installation of a theme

demo wizard

Installation via Theme Options

  1. Activate Marlee.
  2. Install and activate all required and recommended plugins.
  3. Go to Marlee Options > Demo Importer and select the demo. Press import demo.
demo

Theme Options

Marlee is managed through the Marlee Options and Marlee Page/Post Layout Settings. Dashboard > Marlee Options. These are the global options for your website. You can set specific options for a specific page or post in Marlee Layout settings.

theme options

Page & Post Layout settings

layout options
layout options
layout options

Before content - Shortcode before content

Header logo for this page/post - Upload a custom logo that will only be visible on this page/post.

Fixed header logo for this page/post - Upload a custom logo that will only be visible on this page/post.

Header background color - This option allows you to set the header background color.

Header background image - This option allows you to set the header background image.

Fixed Header background color - This option allows you to set the fixed header background color.

Fixed Header background image - This option allows you to set the fixed header background image.

Page full width - Set the page to be full width

Sidebar width - Set custom sidebar width

Sidebar position - Set custom sidebar position

Sidebar position for mobile - Set custom sidebar position for mobile

Custom sidebar area - Select this option to use different sidebar area.

Custom navigation - Select this option to use different menu navigation.

Background image - Set custom background image

Background color - Set custom background color

Hide the page title - This option hides page title

Overlay page title on featured image


Post settings

layout options
layout options

Post template - Select the post template for a given post.

Post video (for video post format) - Use this option to show video instead of a featured image on the single post page, if post format video is selected

Post audio (for audio post format) - Use this option to show audio instead of a featured image on the single post page, if post format audio is selected

Quote (for quote post format) - Show quote with featured image if Quote post format is selected

Hide featured image on single post - Check this option if you need to hide the featured image for a given post.

Hide tags - Check this option if you need to hide tags for a given post.

Hide share buttons - Check this option if you need to hide share buttons for a given post.

Hide about author block - Check this option if you need to hide about author block for a given post.

Hide previous/next post block - Check this option if you need to hide post navigation for a given post.

Hide related posts - Check this option if you need to hide related posts for a given post.


Marlee Widget Areas

widget areas

Main sidebar - Default sidebar for all pages and posts.

Sidedrawer - Sidedrawer mobile menu.

Left side top bar area - Sidebar that appears at the left side of the top bar.

Right side top bar area - Sidebar that appears at the right side of the top bar.

Top Panel - Sidebar that appears at the top of the site.

Pre Footer - Sidebar that appears before the footer.

Footer Columns, Footer Copyrights

Create Custom Sidebar

You can create additional sidebars and use them on different pages/posts. Go to Appearance > Widgets and press the Add Sidebar button. Use Marlee Layout Options to choose newly created sidebar area.

custom sidebar

Marlee Shortcodes

[marlee_instagram username="" size=""] Instagram shortcode. Attributes: title, username, size (large, original, small, thumbnail), link, number, target (_self, _blank), columns (1 - 6), info (true or false), slider (true or false), spacing (true or false), masonry (true or false), lazy (true or false), dots (true or false), arrows (true or false)

[marlee_follow size="normal" align="left" target="_blank" twitter="#"] Follow shortcode. Attributes: facebook, twitter, instagram, google, pinterest, linkedin, tumblr, youtube, vimeo, rss, vk, tripadvisor, telegram, houzz, colorful (true or false), filled (true or false)

[marlee_blog layout="" pagination="pagination" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude=""] Blog shortcode

[marlee_blog_classic layout="" pagination="pagination" posts_per_page="" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude=""] Blog classic shortcode

[marlee_blog_list layout="" pagination="pagination" posts_per_page="" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude=""] Blog list shortcode

[marlee_blog_grid layout="" pagination="pagination" posts_per_page="" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude=""] Blog grid shortcode

[marlee_post id=""] Post shortcode

[marlee_posts_cat orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude=""] Posts by cat shortcode

[marlee_post_overlap id=""] Post overlap shortcode

[marlee_row class=""] Row shortcode

[marlee_container class=""] Container shortcode

[marlee_column class=""] Column shortcode

[marlee_posts_box query="popular" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude=""] Posts box shortcode

[marlee_slider dots="on" query="popular" slides_to_show="1" posts_per_page="3" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude="" views="off" comments="off"] Posts Slider shortcode

[marlee_posts_carousel query="popular" title="" slides_to_show="1" posts_per_page="3" orderby="date" order="DESC" include="" exclude="" views="off"] Posts Carousel shortcode

[marlee_category category="Lifestyle" image_id="" image_url=""] Category shortcode