2.1.Automatic Installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser.

Steps are as follows:

  • To do an automatic install log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Appearance->Themes menu and click Add New.


  • Click on the “Upload Theme” button.


  • Click on the “Browse” button and navigate to the downloaded “magasin.zip” file and click Install Now.


  • After Installation, Click Activate.


2.2.Manual Installation

Manual installation of Extension is another option to install Extension to your WordPress-environment. The manual installation method involves downloading our WordPress Extension and uploading it to your webserver via your favorite FTP application.

Steps are as follows:

1. Extract the downloaded “magasin.zip” file.

2. Upload the magasin.zip folder to the /wp-content/themes/ directory.

3. Activate the Theme through the ‘Appearance’->’Themes’ menu in WordPress.

2.3.Installing Dummy Content

Install the dummy content provided with the theme

Steps are as follows:

  • To do an automatic install, navigate to the Tools->Import->Run Importer


  • Browse the XML file “magasin.xml”


3.Setting Home Page


Set the Home Page for the theme:

  • Create the page for Front Page, Navigate to Pages->Add New->Page Attributes->Select the Home page to set from the drop-down.



  • Navigate to Settings->Reading->Front Page Displays.



How to Create a New Post?

Creating Posts

Magasin supports 4 WordPress native post formats.

  1. Default post format with featured image
  2. Video post format
  3. Audio Post format
  4. Post format

To create a new post, You can navigate to Posts -> Add New.

Post featured images

Magasin theme requests featured images for all posts. It is used by all blocks and layouts to display your content.

Set featured images

To add featured images for posts, Please follow steps below:

  1. Navigate to Post -> Add New.
  2. At the right of the screen, click on “set featured image” to set featured image.


How to Create a Video Post?

Magasin supports video post format. It is perfect if you have a video and you want to replace the featured image and show it in your post.

To create a video post, follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to Post -> Add New.
  2. Select “video” at the format box (the right of the screen), the Video Options will appear at the top of the


  1. Input the video URL or you can upload your video.

Similarly add the other post formats like audio, images.

Set a Post as Featured Post

You can set a particular post as Featured Post, Navigate to Posts -> Add New at the bottom of the page check the box.


5.Theme Options

Theme Options is the main feature of Magasin. All options required to control the theme are located in Magasin Options.

Via Options Panel: Navigate to Your Dashboard -> Magasin Setting

5.1.Site Identity Setting

Set the basic site identity settings from here.


1. Site Title Text: If you want to add the title of the theme then I think this is a great way to go.

2. Site Tag Line: Here you can add the site Tag Line of the theme.

3. Site Logo: If you want a Site Logo then upload it here.

4. Select Site Favicon: In this section, you can add a favicon image of the theme.

5. Select Site Header Image: In this section, you can add a Header image of the theme.

5.2.Layout Setting

Set the basic Layout for the theme.


1. Layout Wrapper: Select the wrapper for the Theme For Box Layout or Full Width.

2. Theme Layout Option: There are 3 Blog Layouts available in this theme.

3. Theme Sidebar Options: Select Sidebar Position for the theme to be displayed throughout the theme.

5.3.Front Page Setting

Create a Front Page by Selecting the Category for Home Page From the Following Options.


5.4.Contact Us Setting


5.5.Color Setting


1. Theme  Background: Set background color, the image for the theme.
2.Theme Main Color: Here you can set the main color for the theme.
3. Theme Text Color: Here you can set Text color for the theme.


5.6. Typography Setting

Here you can set the Typography Settings like font-size,font-family and font-weight.


1. Site Title & Header Text Font: Set the Site Title and Header Text Font for the Theme.

2. Main Heading: Set Heading Text Font for Theme.

5.8.Custom CSS

Here you can write your own css for the theme.magasin

5.9.404 Page Setting

Set the image for 404 page.



To add a widget, you need to navigate to Your Dashboard > Appearance > Widgets. The below is the list of the widget areas available in Vintage theme:


1) Sidebar: This is default sidebar in the theme. You can use the widgets in this area if you want them to show in posts, pages.

2) Woocommerce Sidebar: This is the sidebar in your theme used to show widgets in Woocommerce Pages.

3) Footer Sidebar: This is the sidebar used to display widgets in footer area above the copyright section.

6.1.custom widgets

We provide some custom widgets which you can assign in widget areas. This is the list of custom widgets:


1) Magasin Social Icons: This widget is used to display Social Icons in the theme.

2) Magasin Popular Post Widget: This widget is used to display popular post of the theme.

3) Magasin Recent Post Widget: This widget is used to display recent post of the theme.

4) Magasin Categories Widget: This widget is used to show categories in the widget along with their post count. You can place this widget in sidebar and footer as well.


How to Add a Header Ad?

Magasin Theme provides the facility of adding Advertisement through redux setting, Navigate to FrontPage Setting -> Advertisement Banner Image, upload the image. (this show only front page)

8.Translate Theme

Translate theme Using Poedit (.POT file)

Poedit is easy to use open source program available for Mac OS X, Windows and UNIX/Linux.

Install Poedit.

Open Poedit and go to File > New catalog from POT file and select the POT in Magasin > languages folder.

1) A catalog properties box will pop up asking for information about what you are translating. Enter the language you want to translate here.

2)After you hit “OK,” you’ll be asked what you want to name your translation file. The name is important and there’s a particular format you will need to follow. For example, if you’re translating Español, the file should be name es_ES.po

3)Save your file in the languages folder of the theme.

4)When you’ve finishing translating, simply save your file. Poedit will automatically create both .po and .mo files in the theme’s languages folder.

5)Now that the theme has been translated, you can upload it to your WordPress install either using FTP or by logging into your WordPress site and uploading your theme by going to Appearance > Themes > Install Themes .

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