Setting up the demo content is super easy with our 1-Click Demo Importer.
Please, follow the steps below to import the demo data using the 1-Click Demo Importer:
Step 1 – Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
Step 2 – Go to Appearance > Import Demo.
Step 3 – Choose a Demo, and scroll down to see more options if you want to skip importing some of demo sections : Skip Content ; Skip Menu; Skip theme option ; Skip Sidebar Widget ; Skip Media ; Skip Slide Demo ; Skip Ess. Grid; Skip WooCommerce Demo
Step 4 Click the Import button to start the import process.
Step 5 – Wait until the process is done and the page is reloaded. This may take a while. Do not interrupt/cancel the import process!
The importer should be run only once. If something went wrong and you need to import the content again, you may need to reset your WordPress.
Use this plugin to reset the WordPress database :http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-database-reset
Warning, although importing demo will not remove your existing content. It is highly recommended for new installations only.
Manual Demo Import
Some servers don’t support one click import. If you host your site on a sharing server or your server can’t handle the import traffic, one click import will fail. In this case follow these steps to perform manual demo import.
These steps are guidelines for a manual demo import. File names may vary depending on the Demo you are importing.
1. Import Media files, Pages and Posts
Step 1 – From your dashboard click on Tools -> Import -> WordPress and install WordPress Importer.
Step 2 – Click on Activate plugin & run importer.
Step 3 – Click browse and locate demo_content/hnd folder ( from zip package previously downloaded from Themeforest). Then choose demo_content.xml
Step 4 – Click Upload file and import.
Step 5 – Check Download and import file attachments.
Step 6 – Click Submit.
Step 7 – Wait for All done have Fun! message.
If you don’t get the All done have Fun! message go to Appearance -> Menus delete all the menus and start over again until you get the message.
2. Setup Your Menu
Step 1 – Click on Appearance > Menus.
Step 2 – Switch to Manage Locations tab at the top of the page.
Step 3 – Assign menu Main Menu to Top Navigation
3. Setup your Homepage & Blog Page
Step 1 – Click on Settings > Reading.
Step 2 – Set Front page displays > A static page to Home as displayed below:
4. Theme Options Import
Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance > Theme Options > Import/Export tab.
Step 2 – Open this following file : demo_content/theme_option.json
Step 3 – Copy all of its code into Theme Options > Export / Import
Step 4 – Click Save Changes
5. Revolution Slider Import
Step 1 – Click on Revolution Slider tab in your dashboard.
Step 2 – Click on Import Slider button.
Step 3 – Choose your slider file demo_content/revslider/slider-…zip
Step 3 – Hit Import Slider
6. Widget Options Import
Step 1 – Click on Plugins > Add New.
Step 2 – Search for WP Options Importer plugin by Matthew Boynes or download it manually from here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/options-importer
Step 3 – Go to Tools > Import > Options.
Step 4 – Select file from previously downloaded zip package from Themeforest :demo_content/ ( hnd ) /widget_option.json
Step 5 – Click on Upload File and Import.
Step 6 – You will be prompted to What would you like to import? question, selectAll Options, and tick Override existing options for Additional Settings
Step 7 – Click on Import Selected Options.