Theme Documentation

Zumbo

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Update Theme → Auto Update

There are 3 ways to update your theme: use Envato Market Plugin for automatic theme updates or manual update the theme via FTP or WordPress.

Method 1: Automatic Updates

In this guide you will learn how to update the theme using the Envato Market plugins . This plugin lets you easily update from the WordPress admin, without manually upload any files.

Step 1: Navigate to Envato Market from your WordPress admin.

Step 2: Go to tab Setting

You will need to generate a personal token, and then insert it below. Then Save

Final Step:Back to tab Theme

You should now be connected to your ThemeForest account, and ready to update the theme:

  1. Click the Themes tab on top of the page.
  2. And finally, click the update automatically link in the notification box to update to the latest version.

Method 2:Manual Update Via WordPress

Step 1: Download the Installable theme from ThemeForest in the Download menu on ThemeForest. Then extract it to your computer.

Step 2: Go to Appearance > Themes and Deactivate Zumbo theme. To deactivate, simply switch to a different theme. For example, the default WordPress Twenty Seventeen theme.

Step 3: If you translated the theme and the language files are in themes/zumbo/languages/, you need to upload them to wp-content/languages/themes/. If not, after updating the theme, any customizations to the theme’s core files, such as PHP files, language files will be lost.

Step 4: After deactivating you can go ahead and delete it. To do this, hover over the theme thumbnail then click Theme Details. In the bottom right corner of the window, click the Delete button. All your content such as pages, options, images and posts will not be lost or erased by doing this. However, any customizations to the theme’s core files, such as PHP files will be lost. So you need to the child theme to customize the theme.

Step 5: Upload, Install and Active the theme.

Step 6: Don’t forget to update the required plugins

Method 3:Manual Update Via FTP

Step 1: Download the Installable theme from ThemeForest in the Download menu on ThemeForest. Then extract it to your computer.

Step 2: Access your server via FTP or SFTP (Filezilla is a free recommended program)

Step 3: If you translated the theme and the language files are in themes/zumbo/languages/, you need to backup then upload them to wp-content/languages/themes/. If not, after updating the theme, any customizations to the theme’s core files, such as PHP files, language files will be lost.

Step 4: Browse to wp-content/themes/

Step 5: Delete the current theme folder (folder "zumbo") .Then upload the new one downloaded in step 1.

Step 6: Don’t forget to update the required plugins

That's it!