Title

You can use this element to add a title with a description and button.

Search Vehicle

In this element, you can search vehicles that are available in your site. This element has 2 styles: Vertical and Horizontal. You can also select necessary searching fields easily.

 

Vehicles

In this theme, we are using Progress Car Dealership plugin to add/edit/manage vehicles. This plugin has already been included in the theme package.

Add New Vehicles

  • Vehicle content: can be built with Classic Mode or Backend Editor

  • Vehicle Data: you can configure Vehicle type, make, model, price, specifications, images and video

Vehicle Data Addition

You can add, edit and manage Vehicle types, Makes and Models easily.

Important: Vehicle Search form works correctly only when vehicle data is added correctly

  • Makes need to be assigned with Vehicle types
  • Models need to be assigned with Makes

Settings

  • General tab: Set up Mileage Unit, Currency, Symbol placement and Thousands separator

  • Fields tab: Select to Show/hide available specifications or add new fields/specifications

 

Posts & How to create

How to Create a Post

Below information provides you with foundations of how to create a post with categories and tags.

A post contains 2 basic elements: Post Categories and Post Tags., so that you can manage all your posts easily. This part will introduce you to post categories and how to create them.

Categories: To add new post categories, navigate to Dashboard --> Posts --> Categories

Tags: To add new tags, go to Dashboard --> Posts --> Tags and add tag name.

To create a post, you follow steps below:

Step 1: Go to Posts –> Add new

Step 2: Add your content, then choose categories and tags.

To add post content, you can use Classic Mode or Backend Editor

Post formats:

AutoShowroom comes with 6 different post formats: Standard, Gallery, Video, Audio, Link and Quote. When you create a new post, you are able to choose what post format you’d like from the tab options about the text editor, and insert necessary content.

  • Standard: With this format, you are only able to add texts into your posts.
  • Gallery: Add bundle of images to your post with this format.
  • Video: You can add Video URL (YouTube or Vimeo)or Embed code here
  • Audio: Similarly, you can add the Audio URL directly or add embed code here. To get these embed codes, you can go to soundcloud.com and search for your favorite audio.
  • Link: For this post type, this link will be shown in your detail post instead of your content.
  • Quote: In this type, you can add different quotes, just enter Source name, Source URL, & Content

Footer Settings

Footer content is added in Autoshowroom Options > Open the corresponding template > Layout

Widgets

You can add different widgets via Appearance --> Widgets

Determine the position and add your favourite widgets. As can be seen easily, there are 10 positions where you can add widgets:

  • Sidebar: This sidebar can be added in any default pages/posts.
  • Right Sidebar: This sidebar can be added in any default pages/posts.
  • Shop Sidebar: Used in Shop page.
  • Inventory Sidebar: Used in Inventory page.To have same Search form as in live demo, you add the following search form to Custom HTML widget:
    [vehicle_searchform include="keyword,vehicle_type,make,model,registration,milage,condition,color,interior"]

  • Inventory Detail Sidebar: Used in Inventory detail page.To have same Search form as in live demo, you add the following search form to Custom HTML widget:
    [vehicle_searchform include="keyword,vehicle_type,make,model,registration,milage,condition,color,interior"]
  • Sidebar Shop Detail: Used in Detail Product page.

Menu

How to create a menu

To create a basic menu, you follow steps below:

Step 1: You can manage main menu by going to Appearance--> Menus.

Step 2: Then you click Create Menu and type menu name.

Step 3: You can generate menu items from left side and drag the generated menu at the right side to sort it. After that, next task is to assign menu to theme locations.

Step 4: Click Save

If you are still confused, please go to this guide: WordPress Menu User Guide

How to set up Mega Menu

To set up mega menu items, you follow guidelines below:

  • Hover on each menu item and click on TZ Mega Menu

  • In Mega Menu tab, you can add rows and divide rows into columns. In each column, you can add content you want.

Setup template styles for archive pages (Blog, Shop, Inventory and Agency pages…)

Post Options

Go to Autoshowroom Option > Settings > Post Options to set up the template style for Blog page and Post Single Page

Page Options

Go to  AutoShowroom Options > Settings > Page Options to set up the template style for Default Pages

Product Options

Go to Autoshowroom Options > Settings > Products Options to set up the template style for Product Pages

Vehicle Options

Go to Autoshowroom Options > Settings > Vehicle Options to set up the template style for Vehicle Pages

Agency Options

Go to Autoshowroom Options > Settings > Agency Options to set up the template style for Agency Pages

 

Shop Page

Shop page

To configure Shop page, you go to Dashboard > Autoshowroom Options > Open the template you need to edit > Shop page. This page layout can be  Grid or List


Product Detail Page

This option is used to set up the Product Detail Pages. You can select the style of product image sliders which can be WooCommerce slider or Flex Slider

Inventory page – All settings

Vehicle Inventory Page

To find more options to set up the Inventory page, you can go Dashboard > Autoshowroom Options > Open the template you need to edit > Vehicle Page:

Vehicle Compare List page

These options are used to configure Compare List page

Calculator Payment form

This form is added to the Vehicle Detail page. You can contact all options of this form here:

Vehicle Detail Page

These options are used to configure Vehicle Detail pages. 

Specification Icons

In this option, you can add icons for each specification available. You can use FontAwesome icons for your vehicle specifications.