Once you have uploaded and activated the theme, install and activate the ‘DesignThemes Core Features Plugin’, ‘WPBakery Visual Composer’ as next step. All promoted features will work only after activating this plugin.
The Layer and Revolution Slider are recommended plugins. When you install “My Pen”, you will get a notification message in your WordPress admin telling you to install the required and recommended plugins.
Included Plugins With The My Pen Theme
- DesignThemes Core Features Plugin – This is our companion plugin that is required to use My Pen. Please make sure this is always installed and activated.
- DesignThemes Blog Addon – This is our companion plugin designed to implements blog features of DesignThemes, that is required to use My Pen. Please make sure this is always installed and activated.
- Kirki – The ultimate toolkit for theme developers using the WordPress Customizer
- WPBakery Visual Composer – This is a premium plugin created by WPBakery.
- Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer – This is a premium plugin created by BrainstormForce.
- Layer Slider – This is a premium slider plugin created by Kreatura.
- Revolution Slider – This is a premium slider plugin created by ThemePunch.
Required Plugins Used in Various Demos
- Unyson – This plugin is free created by ThemeFuse. A free drag & drop framework that comes with a bunch of built in extensions that will help you develop premium themes fast & easy
Step 1 – Click “Begin Installing Plugins” link at the top of the dashboard section.
Step 2 – Check boxes to select all the plugins you want to install and click on Install from the dropdown box and then click the button to Apply.
Step 3 – After you have installed all the plugins, click on Return to Required Plugins Installer.
Step 4 – Select the plugins you installed, and apply the bulk action to activate.