WP Travel Engine
Thank you for choosing Travel Booking Pro WordPress theme!
This documentation covers the installation and the usage of the theme.
The main goal of the documentation is to provide guidance and walk-through to set up the theme on your website in an easy-to-follow manner, while also introducing you to some of the features of the theme. We encourage you to go through this document and keep it handy for reference.
If you have any questions about the theme or need assistance with anything related to the theme, please feel free to open a support ticket. Our support team will be happy to assist you.
In this documentation, first, we’ll make sure that everything is ready for the installation, then we’ll set up the theme, and cover some initial configuration and customization options.
We recommend everyone to go through each step of the documentation to have a better understanding of the theme and its features.
However, if you are looking for a specific section, you can easily navigate using our table of contents on the left-hand side of the screen.
If you want to find a specific keyword, hit “Ctrl+F” on your browser to start searching.
Make sure Travel Booking Pro is compatible with your WordPress version.
Travel Booking Pro will work with 4.7 and above versions of WordPress.
However, for the best experience, added features, and updated security patches, we recommend you to update your WordPress to the latest version.
If you haven’t downloaded WordPress already, you can download it from the WordPress repository via https://wordpress.org/download/.
You can easily make your website exactly like the live preview (demo) of the Travel Booking Pro theme by importing the demo content. Importing demo content is a great way of getting started with your website. You can get a guideline on how to set up this theme if you import the demo content.
To import the demo with a click, you need to install One Click Demo Import plugin and follow the below steps:
Once the demo import is successful, you will get a demo import successful message as given below:
Please update your WordPress version, if there is an update available.
After you have the latest version of WordPress, save the downloaded Travel Booking Pro theme somewhere handy on your computer, as you will be using the included files for the rest of the installation process.
The Travel Booking Pro theme file includes:
A WordPress Theme Files (in .zip format)— This (travel-booking-pro.zip) is a compressed WordPress theme file containing all of the required templates, images, and icons required for the theme to function properly.
Note for Safari users (macOS): If you are using Safari to download the theme file, the file may unzip automatically. So, make sure your theme file is in .zip format. Here’s how to stop Safari from automatically unzipping your .zip file.
To install and activate the theme follow these steps or the above gif:
You must install and activate the following plugins to get the best out of Travel Booking Pro theme.
WP Travel Engine by WpTravelEngine: This plugin helps you create and add travel trips, destinations, itinerary, and other trips details. This plugin extends the functionality of your travel website.
WP Travel Engine Companion by WpTravelEngine: This plugin adds extra homepage sections and some useful widgets on the Travel Booking Pro theme.
Contact Form 7 by Takayuki Miyoshi: Contact Form 7 helps you add and manage multiple contact forms.
Regenerate Thumbnails by Alex Mills (Viper007Bond): If you have existing content, this will help you update your image thumbnails sizes. To update the thumbnails, you must run this plugin.
Post Type Switcher by John James Jacoby: You can easily change post type of existing posts with this plugin.
To get started with customizing the theme, you first need to set up a front page. If you want to make your website look like the demo, you should select Front Page as Static Page.
You can add your logo, tagline, phone number, search form, and social media icons on the top of your website here.
You can change the name and logo of your website here.
Please follow the below steps to configure the color scheme of your website.
Please follow the below steps to configure Background settings of your website.
Please follow the below steps to change the pagination type of your website.
You can change the fonts of your contents and Heading tags here.
You can manage and edit homepage sections here. You must be on Home Page to customize the sections.
Also, make sure you have set the home page as static front page– if not please refer to Setting Up the Front Page section of this documentation. Also, you must install and activate WP Travel Engine Companion plugin to see all the home page section.
You can attract your visitors using the banner section. You can add image, video, or slider in the banner section. If you choose to add image or video, you can add a search form on the top of image or video.
Creating Slider using Category
Note: Make sure you have installed and activated the WP Travel Engine – Trip Search plugin for this section to work properly.
Note: Please add trips before you start with the section. Go to Trips > Add New trips. Then you will be able to select a trip from the dropdown below.
Note: Make sure you have created packages before you start with the section.
Note: Note Please add destinations before you start with this section. Go to Trips > Add New trips > Add destination. Then you will be able to select a destination from the dropdown below.
Note: Add Activities before you start with this section. Go to Trips > Add New trips > Add activities. Then you will be able to select an activity from the dropdown below.
You can short the order of Homepage section and show or hide any section from the homepage using this section.
You can add and configure sidebars here. But, to add tools to the sidebar you should go to Appearance>Widgets.
You can see the new sidebar in Appearance> Widgets. Add a widget to the sidebar and click save to configure the newly created sidebar.
You can add the widgets to the sidebar in two ways, either via Dashboard or Customizer.
You can Enable performance settings to make your website load fast. You have options to enable/disable following performance metrics.
To change the Performance Settings:
You can add extra CSS codes here. If you want to modify the color, fonts, or any other CSS effects, you can enter the code here.
The theme has 4 widgets area in the footer. You can add various widgets in the area. To add widgets in the footer, go to Appearance> Customize>Widgets and select the Footer Location (footer one, two, three, four) and add the widgets.
You can edit the footer credit using this setting.
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