Before you start..

Before you start installing Eternity you will need a fresh WordPress installation updated to the latest version.

Now let’s proceed to installation…

There are 2 methods to Install Eternity theme on your WordPress. Installing via WordPress Dashboard is the easiest while installing via FTP is more advanced.

 Installing Eternity via FTP(recommended)

  1. Download the zipped theme pack to your local computer from Theme Forest and extract the ZIP file contents to a folder on your local computer.
  2. In the extracted folder you will find “eternity.zip” Extract this file.
  3. Use an FTP client to access your hosting web server.
  4. Upload the extracted Eternity theme folder into wp-content/themes directory of your WordPress installation.
  5. To activate the theme go to Appearance > Themes and select “Activate” on Eternity.

Installing Eternity via WordPress Dashboard

  1. Download the zipped theme pack to your local computer fromTheme Forest and extract the ZIP file contents to a folder on your local computer.
  2. Log into your WordPress Dashboard and click on the “Appearance” tab.
  3. Now click on the “Add New Themes” tab.
  4. Click on “Upload” button, and “Browse” for file called eternity.zip In the extracted folder select “Open”.
  5. Click the “Install Now” button.
  6. To activate the theme go to Appearance > Themes and select “Activate” on Eternity.

Validating Eternity & getting theme updates

It’s important to keep your Eternity theme updated. In order to get theme future theme updates please follow the following steps.

Before updating, please back up your database and files. Click here to see how you can do this.

Automatic update

The best way to update the theme is to use the built in theme updater by navigating to Appearance -> Theme Options -> Theme Updates and enter your Themeforest account name, Themeforest Secret API Key as well as your ThemeForest Purchase Code

How to Get ThemeForest Item Purchase Code

Sign in to your themeforest account.
Go to your purchased item’s detail page and look for support tab.

  • Now, Go to the Support tab and scroll down to find Purchase Code.

Manual update via FTP

  • Download the zipped theme pack to your local computer from ThemeForest and extract the ZIP file contents to a folder on your local computer.
  • In the extracted folder you will find ‘eternity.zip’ Extract this file.
  • Using an FTP client to access your host web server.
  • Navigate to wp-content/themes and remove the old eternity folder and upload the new extracted eternity folder.

 Installing LeapEternity Plugin

LeapEternity plugin includes Eternity short-codes and portfolio so it’s required to install and activate it for the theme to work properly. To install it follow below steps:

  • Navigate to Dashboard > Appearance > Install Plugins
  • Find LeapEternity Plugin and click on “Install” under it as you can see on the below image.
  • After Installing click on “Activate” link under it.
  • Now you will be able to see Eternity short-codes on page/post editor by clicking on toolbar toggle button.

eternity shortcodes bar installing eternity theme - eternity shortcodes bar - Installing Eternity Theme

 

What’s Next ?

You will also need to install more plugins to leverage the full potential on Eternity. Click on the link below for more details.