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Urban Wear Theme

Installation ↑ Back to top

Theme Upload and Activation ↑ Back to top

  1. Go to your WooCommerce.com account Downloads page. Click the download icon to get a compressed urban-wear.zip file on your computer.
  2. On your website, go to Appearance > Themes and click the Add New button. 
  3. Click Upload to upload the urban-wear.zip file you downloaded in step 1.
  4. Go to Appearance > Themes to Activate.

WooCommerce Installation ↑ Back to top

Once the Urban Wear theme is activated, a prompt ensures that you have WooCommerce installed. You won’t see this if WooCommerce is already installed and activated.

If WooCommerce is not installed or activated, you can simply click “Install WooCommerce” then “Activate” and it will be automatically installed for you in a few seconds.

Deep Diving:

Starter Content ↑ Back to top

Instead of starting from scratch, you can choose to import the demo content available with the theme via the WooCommerce Home screen.

  1. Go to WooCommerce > Home

2. Find the “Design your store with Urban Wear” message box and click “Let’s go!

3. The Customizer screen will open up (Appearance > Customize), and will automatically load demo content, such as: a few dummy products to populate the Shop and few posts to populate the Blog (Journal) page. Click the Publish button to have the settings and the content you are previewing saved.

The “Let’s Go” button is usually being displayed on a fresh WordPress install and it disappears when one of the following actions has been detected: adding/updating a post or page, changing widgets, or saving customizer settings. At this point the site is considered to have existing content and the starter content won’t run to avoid overwriting pages, or importing dummy products that would then have to be deleted.

Customization ↑ Back to top

All the theme’s customization settings can be found under Appearance > Customize. This is where you go to upload a logo, change color or fonts.

Under Appearance > Customize > Site Identity, you can:

  • Upload a logo and adjust its size
  • Update the Site Title and the Tagline
  • Upload a Site Icon

Fonts ↑ Back to top

Under Appearance > Customize > Fonts, you can:

  • Choose a different Font Family — simply type in any font name available at fonts.google.com
  • Adjust the Base Font Size — The Base Font Size refers to the size applied to the paragraph text. All other elements, such as headings, links, buttons, etc will adjust automatically to keep the hierarchy of font sizes based on this one size.

Colors ↑ Back to top

The theme’s color palette consists of 6 colors which can be changed via Appearance > Customize > Colors. The colors defined here are being applied automatically across the site.

Background ↑ Back to top

Using this section, you can choose to upload two background images that will be applied throughout the site.

  • The Light Background Image will be applied as a global background for all pages.
  • The Dark Background Image is applied on the header and the footer.

Menus ↑ Back to top

The theme comes with two menu locations:

  1. The main navigation available in the header.
  2. The mobile navigation – which can be turned on/off for desktop as well and used in conjunction with the main navigation.

Menus can be created and assigned their respective menu location via Appearance > Menus.

Additional options for the Mobile Menu can be found under Appearance > Customize > Mobile Menu.

Widget Areas ↑ Back to top

The theme comes with two widget areas. One for the Shop Filters and one for the Footer. Both can be managed via Appearance > Widgets.

Shop Filters ↑ Back to top

Updating the theme ↑ Back to top

Once you connect your site and WooCommerce.com account, you will receive update notifications in your WordPress dashboard as soon as they’re made available allowing you to update the theme with one click or set up automatic updates.

If you still need to manually update your theme, follow the details at Updating Your Theme.

Child Theme ↑ Back to top

A WordPress child theme is a theme that inherits the functionality of another theme called the parent theme. Child themes allow you to modify, or add to the functionality of that parent theme.

WordPress Theme Handbook: Child Themes

You first need to install and set up Urban Wear theme and then Urban Wear Child afterwards.

CSS Customization ↑ Back to top

Handy CSS Classes ↑ Back to top

Here is a list of theme predefined classes that may help you with a little extra customization when working on your blocks. Simply add them via Block > Advanced > Additional CSS class(es)

.text-lefttext-align: left;
.text-centertext-align: center;
.text-righttext-align: right;
.headings-fontfont-family: {Headings Font Family};
.body-fontfont-size: {Base Font Family};
.heading-size-1font-size: {H1 Font Size};
.heading-size-2font-size: {H2 Font Size};
.heading-size-3font-size: {H3 Font Size};
.heading-size-4font-size: {H4 Font Size};
.heading-size-5font-size: {H5 Font Size};
.heading-size-6font-size: {Customizer Base Font Size};
.boldfont-weight: bold;
.uppercasetext-transform: uppercase;
.label-sizefont-size: small;
.meta-sizefont-size: small; font-weight: bold;
.half-widthmax-width: 50%;
.no-marginmargin: 0;
.no-margin-leftmargin-left: 0;
.no-margin-rightmargin-right: 0;
.no-margin-topmargin-top: 0;
.no-margin-bottommargin-bottom: 0;
.no-paddingpadding: 0;
.no-padding-leftpadding-left: 0;
.no-padding-rightpadding-right: 0;
.no-padding-toppadding-top: 0;
.no-padding-bottompadding-bottom: 0;
.no-list-stylelist-style: none;
.relativeposition: relative;
.absoluteposition: absolute;
.fixedposition: fixed;
.flexdisplay: flex;
.inline-blockdisplay: inline-block;
.blockdisplay: block;
.hiddendisplay: none;
.leftfloat: left;
.rightfloat: right;
.right-0right: 0;
.left-0left: 0;
.background-colorcolor: {Customizer Color 1};
.text-colorcolor: {Customizer Color 2};
.headings-colorcolor: {Customizer Color 3};
.accent-colorcolor: {Customizer Color 4};
.lightopacity: 0.25;
.mediumopacity: 0.5;
.darkopacity: 0.75;

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