1. Introduction

We would like to thank you for choosing Keystroke.

Based on our vast experience of developing functional and aesthetically pleasing themes, we are proud to introduce Keystroke. It's is a state-of-the-art WordPress theme. We made Keystroke from the ground-up with flexibility in mind. Each element of Keystroke is extremely customizable, where you can make Keystroke to reflect your own branding styles. The guide gives you detailed methodologies about how you can customize Keystroke and make it fit your brand perfectly!

Keystroke is also made with UI/UX in mind. The easy-to-navigate features mean your users will always be able to find what they are looking for with much fewer clicks. Bold and bright color combinations also ensure that each page is unique, helping your desired content stand out from the rest. Keystroke is a product of Axilweb Limited.

1.1. Requirements

There are system requirements in order to install and setup Keystroke theme and its components properly. Make sure that you are running the latest version of WordPress, PHP version 5.6 or higher and MySQL version 5.6 or higher. We also recommend the following PHP configuration limits.

Recommended PHP configuration limits

  • upload_max_filesize = 32M
  • post_max_size = 32M
  • max_execution_time = 300
  • max_input_time = 300
  • memory_limit = 256M

1.2. What's Included

After purchasing Keystroke theme on themeforest.net with your Envato account, go to your Download page. You can choose to download Keystroke theme only (Installable WordPress Theme) or the entire Keystroke theme package which contains the following files:

  • Keystroke theme: An Installable WordPress Theme zip file.
  • Keystroke child-theme: A child-theme zip file and a readme.txt note about the child-theme.
  • Documentation: A link to this documentation.
  • Licensing.

2. WordPress Installation

Please follow the instructions in the video to see how you can install WordPress on your hosting:

  1. For local host: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snFzbPm_RUE
  2. For cPanel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-YBqV2ReR0

3. Upload and Activate Theme

When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways:

How to Setup and Demo Import (Video): https://youtu.be/ClCmn8ueYp0

Create Home Page Like Demo Without Demo Import (Video): https://youtu.be/albB011W8lg

3.1. Using Theme Uploader

Follow the steps as instructed in the images below:

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3.2. Using FTP Clients

Follow the following steps to upload your theme using FTP clients:

  1. Use an FTP such as FileZilla and go to your WordPress installation director
  2. Navigate to /wp-content/themes/ folder and upload the theme folder there
  3. Log in to your WP Admin Dashboard and open the 'Appearance / Themes' menu
  4. You will now see Keystroke Theme listed among the other themes. Click on Activate and you’re done!

4. Importing Demo Contents

Keystroke an easy solution for the demo content you saw on our preview website. Please follow the instructions below:

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4.1. Where Is My Purchase Code?

When you buy a product from envato you get a purchase code. To learn about how to find your purchase code visit the following link:


5. Change Site Title and Favicon

To change your Site title and Favicon login to wp-admin and navigate to Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > Site Identity and follow the following steps:


6. Change Global Colors

To change all global colors login to wp-admin and navigate to Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > Colors and follow the following steps:


7. Change Logo

To change the site logo login to your wp-admin and navigate to Dashboard > Axil Theme Options > General and follow the following steps:

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8. Change Typography

To change the typography of your site navigate to Appearance > Keystroke Options > Typography.


9. Set Home and Blog Page

To set the default Home and Blog page please login to wp-admin and navigate to Dashboard > Settings > Reading


10. Customize Menu

To customize the menu and megamenu please login to wp-admin and navigate to Appearance > Menus and follow the following steps:


11 Keystroke Options / General

To change Keystroke Options navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.

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11.1.1. Contact & Social

To change Contact & Social information in Keystroke, navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.

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11.2.1 Header

To change the header in Keystroke, navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.

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11.3.1 Footer

To change the footer in Keystroke, navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.


11.3.2 Footer Copyright

To change the copyright notice in Keystroke, navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.


11.4 Blog/Archive

To customize the default Blog options in Keystroke, navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.

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11.8.3 Error 404 Page Settings

To change the 404 error page options, navigate to Appearance > Axil Theme Options.

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12. Contact Form 7

To customize the contact form visit the official documentation of Contact Form 7: https://contactform7.com/docs/


14. MailChimp for WordPress

To know how to customize MailChimp options for your website, visite the official documentation of MailChimp for WordPress: https://kb.mc4wp.com/#utm_source=wp-plugin&utm_medium=mailchimp-for-wp&utm_campaign=sidebar