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Documentation – Sampression Lite

Pinterest inspired responsive WordPress theme with an attractive masonry blog layout.

Thank you for using Sampression Lite. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this following instructions, please feel free to use our Community Forum.

1. Installing a Sampression Theme

1.1 Uploading via the WordPress Dashboard
Use the WP Dashboard to install your theme:
  1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes.
  2. Click on Add New button at the top of the page.
    Sampression Lite Installation
    Sampression Lite Installation
  3. Search for “Sampression Lite” in the search box and download the theme from the results shown.
    Sampression Lite Installation
    Sampression Lite Installation
  4. Click on Install Button when you see Sampression Lite Theme listed in the search result.
    Sampression Lite Installation
    Sampression Lite Installation
  5. Once the installation process is complete, click on the Activate Button to activate Sampression Lite Theme.
    Sampression Lite Installation
    Sampression Lite Installation
  6. Once the theme has been activated, you’ll be redirected to our Sampression Lite’s welcome page.
    Welcome to Sampression Lite
    Welcome to Sampression Lite
1.2 Uploading via FTP
You can also upload the un-zipped file to a folder on your site via FTP:
  1. Download a theme from wordpress.com – a compressed .zip file will be downloaded to you computer.
  2. Extract the downloaded folder to your computer.
  3. Use FTP to login to your site and upload the theme folder to the wp-content/themes/ folder.
  4. Open your WordPress Dashboard and go to: Appearance › Themes and activate the theme.

2. How to Update a Sampression Themes

When ever there’s an update for Sampression Lite Theme, you will receive a notification on your WordPress dashboard. To update to the latest version, simply click on the Update Now link.
How to update Sampression Lite
How to update Sampression Lite

3. Customizing Your Theme

To make any customization to your website can be accessed via the Appearance > Customize (1) section. The customization options will be shown on the left menu, while you can preview the changes to the right main window (2).
Customizing Sampression Lite
Customizing Sampression Lite
3.1 To upload a logo for your site:
To change your site’s identity click Appearance > Customize > General Settings > Site Identity You can personalize your website by changing the Site Title, Tagline, upload a logo, add copyright text here.
How to modify your site's identity in Sampression Lite
How to modify your site’s identity in Sampression Lite
3.2. Add Background Image
To add a background image to the site go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings > Background Image
3.3. Add Background Colour
To add a background colour to the site go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings > Background Colour
3.4. Typography Options
To access typography options go to Appearance > Customize > General Settings > Typography You can personalize your website further by changing the Header Text Font, Colour, Body Text Font, Colour, Link Colour here.
Typography settings in Sampression Lite
Typography settings in Sampression Lite

4. Header and Navigation

You can add/remove Social Media links, Search bar and Header Image here. To do so go to Appearance > Customize > Header & Navigation.
Customizing your Header Navigation in Sampression Lite
Customizing your Header Navigation in Sampression Lite

5. Custom Code

Sampression Lite supports Custom Code. To add your own code go to Appearance > Customize > Custom Code
How to add your own Custom Code in Sampression Lite
How to add your own Custom Code in Sampression Lite

6. Custom CSS

Sampression Lite supports Custom CSS. To add your own code go to Appearance > Customize > Custom CSS
  • Write/Paste the codes you want to insert in Header. This will be inserted before the
    </head>
    tag in the header of the document.
  • Write/Paste the codes you want to insert in Footer. For eg. custom styles, scripts, etc. This will be inserted before the
    </body>
    tag in the footer of the document.
How to add your own Custom CSS in Sampression Lite
How to add your own Custom CSS in Sampression Lite
Sampression Lite can display menus. To customize your menu Appearance > Customize > Menus
How to customize menus in Sampression Lite
How to customize menus in Sampression Lite

8. Widgets

Sampression Lite supports Widgets. To add or customize your widgets go to Appearance > Customize > Widgets
How to add widgets in Sampression Lite
How to add widgets in Sampression Lite

9. Homepage Settings

You can choose what’s displayed on the homepage of your site. To customize your homepage go to Appearance > Customize > Homepage Settings
Customizing your Sampression Lite homepage
Customizing your Sampression Lite homepage

10. Additional CSS

Sampression Lite allows you to add your own CSS code to customize your site. To add your CSS code, Appearance > Customize > Additonal CSS
How to add your own CSS in Sampression Lite
How to add your own CSS in Sampression Lite
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