How to set up Listing pages and Listing Categories. And other features.
Setting up Content Pages and Posts
All pages can be created as simple content pages or built by means of Visual Composer page builder. You will need to first set up the page and then add and set up content blocks. Just add a row and add the modules to row from the Visual Composer dashboard.
Now you can choose how to compose your template. Add Content modules, Testimonials, etc. You have everything to realize your imagination.
We have also included extension packages for Visual Composer. You can use them free.
Just pick the module you like and add it to the row. Then you can edit it.
You can also edit the row background, add video or parallax images to the background. Just click on Row edit icon and you will see the options & features, which are available for this row.
Custom added shortcodes in our theme are on a separate tab:
Besides this, each page contains these options which include header color or background image, title fonts and colors, breadcrumbs and button settings:
The Blog page is a usual blog, formed from the posts which belong to categories created by you, which have tags and featured images that show in the post listings on the blog page. You can set a page as a Blog posts archive page via Appearance -> Customize -> Site Settings -> Static Front Page:
The blog page can have the sidebar on the left, right or no sidebar, and the contents of the sidebar, as described above, are set under the Appearance -> Widgets. Other settings of this archive page you can setup via Appearance -> Customize -> Blog:
Blogs can be posted by someone who has the access to the backend of the site with admin or author role. Anyway that person will be able to log into the WordPress panel and have a user profile.
Default blog layout is grid layout and once you set up an empty page in the theme setting where it is said blog, it will show posts in grid layout.
Inventory - Single Listing
There is a custom post type to describe listings your company offer via any element visual composer offers you:
For each listing you can specify description, standard Singe Car Page Options and customizable Car Options.
For the Description we use standard Content area with Visual Composer, where you can insert any shortcode you would like to display.
All car options are available under Car Manager settings:
Details: Here you can set up Static car options and see their position via Preview link.
Options: You can set and add Listing Categories under this tab.
Features: Additional features for Single Car and Compare pages.
Prices: All Price options can be set up here.
Specials: Sepicial car for special offers carousel module and Featured Listing on Classified layout can be set up under this tab.
Images & Videos: Here possible to set additional images and videos for the Listing.
Here You can see the difference between VC and Classic Editor:
Inventory - Listing Categories
You can modify or add your own filter options via Listings -> Listing Categories. Via editing a Listing Category you can set up filter option, visualization and other settings. In order to modify Listing taxonomies you need to go via manage icon.
And manage their default conditions/values:
Main Inventory page options you can setup via Appearance -> Customize -> Listing. There are three main section like Inventory settings, Single Car Settings and Compare.
Also you can add Listings as a tabs or with Filters for any page using custom STM VC elements:
WooCommerce is the most popular e-commerce plugin for WordPress. Now you can have a shop with all e-commerce features on WordPress.
Before you start adding products, please go through the WooCommerce plugin settings and specify everything you need for your shop:
Adding the products: You can easily add new products via Products > Add Product.
You can read more about Woocommerce here also - WooCommerce Documentation: https://docs.woothemes.com/documentation/plugins/woocommerce/