1. Install Theme
You can install the theme by 2 ways: Via WordPress or via FTP.
1.1. WordPress Upload
After you downloaded theme packages, exact theme package. The file you use to upload is a zip file named hotel-wp. Following these steps below to upload theme via WordPress:
Step 1. Dashboard >> Appearance >> Themes >> Add New.
Step 2. Click Upload Theme button.
Step 3. Browser hotel-wp.zip file in your computer and click Install Now button.
Step 4. Active Hotel WP.
Step 5. After active the theme, you will see Hotel WP Theme notice!. Click “Install and active ThimPress Core to start now! “ to active core of Hotel WP, move to importing demo data process.
1.2. Ftp Upload
Following these steps below to upload theme via FTP:
Step 1. Login your FTP account via an FTP software to access your host web server.
Step 2. Unzip hotel-wp.zip file.
Step 3. Upload the exacted theme folder hotel-wp to wp-content/ themes folder.
Step 4. Active the theme in Dashboard >> Appearance >> Themes.
Step 5. After active the theme, you will see Hotel WP notice!. Click “Install and active ThimPress Core to start now! “ to active core of Hotel WP, move to importing demo data process.
2. Update Theme
There are 2 common ways to update the theme: via FTP – manually update and via Thim Core. We ThimPress has developed another way to update theme via Thim Core plugin. The updating will not loose your changes before but to be safety, you should backup files and database before updating. After updated, re-save customize in Dashboard >> Customize >> click Save & Publish.
2.1. Via Thim Core
This is the easiest and fastest way.
Step 1 – Navigate to Hotel WP >> Dashboard then login with your Envato account.
Step 2 – Simply click to Update now.
2.2. Via Ftp
Step 1. Login you Envato account. In Download tab, find Hotel WP and choose the Installable WordPress Theme (the WordPress file).
Step 2. Login your server, then go to wp-content/ themes folder and backup your hotel-wp theme folder if you want or delete it. The content in your site will not be lost but if you have modified code, the changes will be lost. You have to reapply them after updating over.
Step 3. Exact new file hotel-wp.zip you have already downloaded from Themeforest.
Step 4. Drag & drop new theme folder hotel-wp to wp-content/ theme to override the existing files.
2.3. Child theme