SW Furnicom


1.1 Introduction

First of all, I would like to thank you for purchasing this theme, your support is truly appreciated.

SW Furnicom is a modern and beautiful WordPress Theme. Both developers and non-trained users can use it easily. This document covers the installation and use of this theme, reveals some answers to common problems and issues. We encourage you to read this document throughtly if you are experiencing any difficulties. If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of document, please feel free to contact us via our Support Tickets System.

1.2 System Requirements

At the basic level, this theme will require the following conditions:

  • PHP version 5.6 or greater
  • MySQL version 5 or greater
  • WordPress 4.7.x or higher (Please note that it has the best performance on the latest version of WordPress)

Note: Recommended PHP Configuration Limits In several cases, you may deal with problems related to low PHP configuration limits, such as: white screen, demo content fails when importing, empty page content and other similar issues. The solution is to increase the PHP limits. You can do this on your own by editing the following lines in php.ini file in your root directory. This is not a file that comes with WordPress so if you are unfamiliar with it you should contact your web host about increasing those limits to a minimum as follows:

  • max_execution_time 360
  • memory_limit 128M
  • post_max_size 32M
  • upload_max_filesize 32M


2.1 Files Structure

At first, you need to download the package to your computer and then unzip it. The package gives you all the files listed as follows

    • Data folder – Contains the “slider1.zip” file, “slider2.zip” file, “slider3.zip” file, “slider4.zip” file, “slider5.zip” file, “slider6.zip” file, and “slider7.zip” file, “highlight-carousel8.zip” file, “slider9.zip” file, and “slider10.zip” file.

Theme installation files, including:

  • sw_furnicom_quickstart_vxxx.zip file (The newest version) is used for quickstart installation (Please note that this quickstart file is not included in the Themeforest package).
  • sw_furnicom_theme_versionxxx.zip file (The newest version) is used for manual installation
  • sw_furnicom-child-theme.zip file (The child theme is a recommended way of modifying your existing theme.)

There are two ways to install a WordPress Theme:

  • Quickstart Installation: Suitable if you have your first installation and want to get a whole new fresh site as our Demo.
  • Manual Installation (including Theme Installation): Suitable if your store is full with content that you don’t want to overwrite.

2.2 Quickstart Installation:

We provides SW Quickstart package for each theme which aims to ease the installation for users. Please note that with Quickstart, all your existing data will be overwritten. Thus, if you plan to start your site from the beginning, it will help you save much time of installing and configuring.

Please follow the steps in the Quickstart Installation Instruction for WordPress Theme .

2.3 Theme Installation

When you are ready to install a theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. The theme files can be uploaded in two ways:

  • FTP Upload
  • WordPress Upload

Note: If the theme files’ size is larger than 8M, please upload via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).

2.3.1 Theme Installation via FTP

To add the new Theme to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:

  • Download the Theme archive and extract the file named themename_version.zip, for example here: sw_furnicom_theme_versionxxx.zip. You may need to preserve the directory structure in the archive when extracting these files.
  • Load your FTP client, such as FileZilla.
  • Use your FTP program to access your host web server, create a directory to save your Theme in the wp-content/themes directory provided by WordPress.For example, the theme named SW Furnicom Version 1.0.0 should be in wp-content/themes/sw_furnicom_theme_versionxxx. The theme may provide this directory as part of the archive.
  • Upload the Theme files to the new directory on your host server

To select the Theme for your site:

  • Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels
  • Select the Appearance panel, then Themes to find the new theme uploaded.
  • From the Themes panel, roll over the Theme thumbnail image for the Theme you are interested in to see options for that theme.
  • You can view more information about any theme by clicking Theme Details.
  • A live preview of any Theme (using your blog’s content) can be seen by clicking Live Preview.
  • To activate the Theme click the Activate button.

Your selection will immediately become active.

Note: If the Theme preview is blank, do not activate the new Theme without investigating further. Your site may not be displayed correctly, otherwise.

2.3.2 Theme Installation via WordPress Admin Panel

Step 1 – Open the wp-admin panel (Navigate through web browser to the folder where you have installed the WordPress, for example: www.your_domain.com/wp-admin/).

Step 2 – Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance >> Themes.

Then, click the Add New button or Add New Theme button

Step 3 – Click the Upload Theme button >> Choose File to import the theme from your computer. Select your sw_furnicom_theme_vxxx.zip file and click Install Now.

Step 4 – You have a few minutes to wait till you see the message announcing that Theme installed successfully.

Step 5 – After that, you will be able to activate the theme.
Step 6 – Press “Save Changes” to complete the theme activation.


Once theme is installed, you need to install Required Plugins to get full features working.

2.4 Required Plugins Installation

    • After installing and activating the theme you will see a yellow popup at the top of the page. The message says that: “This theme requires the following plugins…”, and you need to click the ‘Begin Installing plugins’ link.


You will be redirected to ‘Install Required Plugins’ page, here you will find all of the theme required plugins. To install them just check all of them. In the dropdown menu, select Install to activate them.

    • Note: When installing plugins, if you see a notice that some plugins have unsuccessful installation, please choose each plugin to install again. This case usually occurs as you select all plugins to install at once.

2.5 Import Demo Data

Please follow the steps in the instruction to import demo data in our WordPress theme

2.6 Import Media file

Please follow the steps in the instruction to import media file in our WordPress theme .

Note: Please remember to set your Product Image Dimensions in WooCommerce plugin page before importing the Media Files.

2.7 Import Revolution Slider

Please follow the steps in the instruction to import Revolution Slider in SW WordPress theme .

2.8 MailChimp for WordPress

SW Furnicom This theme uses MailChimp Plugin.

Frontend Appearance

Backend Settings

1. In your Administrator page, please go to MailChimp for WP >> Forms

Copy the code here to the form mark-up field in the page.

You can click Here to read more about this plugin.


3.1 How To Create A New Page

Step 1 – go to Pages in your admin sidebar and click Add New option.

Step 2 – Input a new name for your page, then find the Page Attributes box on right side.

Step 3 – Set your Parent page. It’s usually set to No Parent.

Step 4 – Set your page template from the Template dropdown list. See list of page templates below.

Step 5 – Content for your page goes in the editing field, use the Visual or Text editor.

Here is a screenshot that shows you the various areas and descriptions of the page settings described above.

3.2 Setting Up Home Page

Setting up your home page is the same as setting up any other regular pages, except that you need to specify in the settings which page will be your Main Home Page.

How To Set Your Home Page

Step 1 – go to Settings >> Reading tab.

Step 2 – Select A Static Page option.

Step 3 – Choose the page you want as your home page from the Front Page dropdown list.

Step 4 – Choose the blog page as the Posts page.

3.3 Page Templates

SW Furnicom includes several page templates to choose from, and you will need to choose the page template that suits your needs. For example, if you want a page that is Contact Us Page of the browser window, then you would select the Contact page template. All of this is done in the Pages section of your WordPress admin.

There are Page Templates, each of them along with a description.

    • About Us Page – This is the About Us page template. Choose this template when you want to give the customers the information about yourself website.
    • Contact Us Page – This is the Contact page template that you should choose when you make your contact page with Google Map & a contact form.
    • FAQ Page – This is the FAQ page template. Choose this template when you make your FAQ page.
    • 404 Page
    • Comming Soon – In this page uses shortcode to show countdown time for any products comming soon.

3.4 Edit Page with Visual Composer

The SW Furnicom Theme uses the Visual Composer Plugin. The most powerful feature of the Visual Composer is that it gives you an easy drag and drop page builder that can be used from the standard WordPress page/post edit area or directly from the frontend.

For example: “About Us“.

  • Step 1: you click “Edit with Visual Composer” link at the Frontend.
  • Step 2: Edit Text Block by click “pencil” icon.
  • Step 3: Edit content as you want at General tab of Text Block Settings.