FineDining Documentation

Getting Started

  1. Theme Installation
  2. Choose a theme skin
  3. FineDining comes with 12 pre-defined skins. To help you quickly setup your theme, you may select one of the skins before start customizing the theme options.


Customize the theme

All theme options are available in the WordPress theme customizer:

  • Header
  • You can change the site logo, favicon, header size and header pattern. The "Header Contact Info" can be used to display address and phone number, etc.

  • Home Page
  • On the home page, you can customize the slider transition Effect, how many seconds to pause between slides, and whether to show slider's caption or not. Promotional Box is displayed right below the slider. You can optionally "Show page excerpt boxes", those are excerpts from pages or custom posts that you specified. Home Page Textbox is an additional content area near the bottom. This area gets less attention from your visitors, but for SEO purpose, you may put some additional text content to there. This textbox is optional to use.

  • Styles
  • You can customize site font, Google font, background pattern, background color and hyperlink color. You may turn off the built-in Lightbox if you prefer to use an external Lightbox plugin. "Enable Skin Changer" will let you to choose skins from your site front-end when you are logged in as administrator. You can put your custom CSS code in the "Custom CSS" box, they will overwrite any classes defined in built-in style sheets.

  • Layout
  • You can set the default page template to use left sidebar, right sidebar, both sidebars or without sidebar. Home page has its own sidebar setting, and you can optionally use footer sidebar to display widgets in footer area. If you prefer to have more room on left/right sidebar, check off the Wide Sidebar checkbox. Breadcrumbs can be disable or enable from here.

  • Services
  • This theme has a food menu (index page of food custom post type), you can change the label to such as "Our Menu". If you use the theme built-in reservation form, you can specify the pre-defined messages for reservation booking.

  • Marketing
  • This section allows you to specify your social network accounts, simply enter the URL of your accounts, the URLs will be embedded as links when you use the Social Icon shortcodes on your website.

  • Website
  • Here you can enter site title tag, meta keywords and meta description for SEO, the "Read more" button label, Google Analytics code, message for 404 page template, footer text and credits.


Home Page Slider

Home page slider is used to showcase featured images, each image is linked to a page or custom post. It is a good way to let your visitor click through to the linked page. To setup slides (images), go to the page or custom post, check off the "Show featured image in home page slider" to have the featured image include in the slider. A cached version of the featured image will be created, cropping and centering of the cached image are automatically handled.


Page Templates

This theme has the following page templates:

  • Reservation Form
  • Page with Left Sidebar
  • Page with Right Sidebar
  • Page with left and right Sidebar
  • Page without Sidebar
If you don't use any of the page templates, the default page template sidebar setting in Theme Customizer will be used.


Custom Post Types

Food custom post type is used to setup your restaurant menu and the foods. Each food item can be grouped by category, such as appetizer, main course, dessert, etc. The post's featured image will be displayed in the menu as well as the price for each item. The menu can be access by http://domain/menu/.

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