Obiron is a free premium responsive WordPress theme from fabthemes.com. This theme is built on Bootstrap 3 framework. This is a video game blog/review/videos theme , that is ideal for video game enthusiasts to power-up a game review website. The theme supports custom slider, custom metaboxes , custom menu , theme options etc.
The theme requires the following plugin to work as advertised. You will find a notification on the admin panel prompting you to install the required plugins. Please install and activate the plugins.
- CMB2 – This plugin is required for the game review system and game video upload.
1. Installing theme
Download the theme zip file from Fabthemes.com. Open your WordPress admin panel and go to Appearance > Themes . Click Add new and then Upload the theme to your themes directory and activate it.
2. Install plugins
After theme activation, you will find a notification that prompts you to install and activate the required plugin listed earlier. Please install and activate them.
3. Create a game review post
To create a game review post you can just create it like a normal post and assign it to the review category. Then use the game review metabox to add the review criteria and score. In this theme you have the freedom to create your own criteria for reviews rather than using preset criteria coming with the theme.
4. Create a game video post
To create a game video post you can just create it like a normal post and assign it to the video category. Then use the game video metabox to add the video url. It supports video urls from youtube.com and vimeo.com
5. Import sample data
Sample xml data is available for the theme. You can use it to test run the theme before you post your actual data.
6. Saving theme options
The theme comes with an options page. You can save the options page with its default values to see how the content is laid out. Then you can customize the options as required for your site.
Theme comes with an options panel to customize its settings.
On the homepage you have a carousel for the featured reviews. Th e items are pulled from the review category. You have the option to set the number of items to show on the carousel.
You have a call to action section on the homepage just above the footer widgets. Via theme options you can set the call to action text, button and the link from the button.
2. Social settings
You have the option set various social media links and other contact informations like, email, phone, skype etc via theme options.
3. Custom styling
Use this options to color customize your theme.
4. Banner settings
Use this options to customize the banner ads on the sidebar.