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Installation & Setup: Getting Started with Hawthorn Please note: This FAQ Article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme. Whether you're brand new to WordPress or would just like a quick lesson on basic Hawthorn theme features, you're in the right place! Below, we'll go thr ...

Hawthorn's Category Index Shortcode Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme.  Hawthorn includes a unique shortcode which allows you to display a number of posts from a particular category in a grid layout of 3 - 4 columns. Thi ...

Setting up Hawthorn's newsletter widget Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme.  Hawthorn comes with custom CSS stylings for the "MailChimp for WordPress" plugin. This plugin allows you to insert a newsletter sign-up form in your ...

How to import Hawthorn's demo content With Hawthorn, you can quickly and easily import its demo site content and Customizer settings. Doing so will import the images, posts, pages, categories, menu items, widgets, layout settings, and more that we've used on ...

How do I add social media icons to Hawthorn? Please note: This FAQ Article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme. How do I add social media icons to my top-bar, footer & social widget? Navigate to WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > ...

Inserting columns into your posts or pages Most of our themes use WordPress's standard post editor when adding and styling content within your post or page. By default, WordPress doesn't have an easy way to create clean columns within your content area so that im ...

Fonts used in demo logo images Your theme will have a default logo image which appears at the top of the site. You can replace this logo image by navigating to your theme's Customizer area and uploading your preferred image to the "Logo & Header" sett ...

Instagram feed isn't updating on the site Sometimes, though not common, you may notice that your Instagram feed hasn't updated despite you adding new photos to your actual Instagram account. More often than not, this is related to transient data on your WordPress get ...

How do I create a Contact Me page? First, please be sure that you have installed and activated the Contact Form 7 plugin. Creating the form On your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to Contact > Add New If you would like your contact form to display in En ...

How do I set up my navigation menu? HOW TO CREATE A NAVIGATION MENU: The basics: Navigate to WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > MenusFrom the drop-downs on the left, choose the content to add to your menu. Nest & position menu ite ...

Changing Font Family in Hawthorn - CSS Code Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme Below, we've noted nearly all of Hawthorn's text elements and how to target them with CSS in order to change their font family.  If you're looking ...

Changing font size in Hawthorn - CSS Code Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme.  Would you like to change the font size of any of Hawthorn's text elements? Below, we've noted nearly all of the theme's text elements and how t ...

What are the ideal image dimensions to use in my theme? It's hard to define exact image dimensions for each theme as different people have different preferences for how their content will look. Based on each theme's demo site, we've tried to note the recommended image dimensi ...

How do I enable/disable comments on my posts and pages? Our themes hook into WordPress's comment system. To enable/disable the ability for your visitors to post comments, you can follow these steps. The procedure is the same for both Pages and individual Posts.    &nbs ...

Add a "Continue Reading" button to Hawthorn Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme. ADDING "CONTINUE READING" BUTTON TO STANDARD POSTSTo add a "Continue Reading" button beneath your standard layout posts, you can follow these steps:Naviga ...

Creating additional WordPress Users You may find that you'd like to create additional WordPress Users which can log into your WordPress Dashboard for a variety of reasons. For example, to contribute in writing posts or to troubleshoot technical issues you' ...

How to determine a post, page, or category ID Every time a post, page, or category is created, WordPress assigns it a unique ID number. Identifying an ID is quite simple. In this tutorial, we will be determining a post's ID, though the steps are the same for pages and ca ...

Why is Facebook pulling in the wrong image when I share my post? If the wrong image (or no image at all) is being pulled in when your post is shared on Facebook, it's often an easy fix! First, please ensure you've assigned a Featured Image to your post. A Featured Image is a representati ...

How do I add a Featured Image? What is a Featured Image? A Featured Image is a representative picture for your post which is used in a number of areas & functions, like on the homepage, post page, related post areas, recent post widgets, featured area sli ...

How to find your purchase code How do I find my theme's ThemeForest purchase code? You will need your ThemeForest purchase code in order to open up a support ticket. Each purchase code is a unique string of letters and numbers to verify that your t ...

Error: Theme is missing the style.css stylesheet When attempting to install a theme on WordPress for the first time, you may experience an error message stating: "The package could not be installed. The theme is missing the style.css stylesheet. Theme install failed." No ...

How to update your theme Occasionally we'll release theme updates which may include bug fixes or even additional features. You may receive an email notification that an update is ready to install. If you're interested in knowing what exactly the upda ...

Setting up your webshop Currently, our themes which support the WooCommerce shop plugin are Oleander, Rosemary, Redwood, Hemlock, Laurel, Alder, Florence, and Hawthorn.  When you first install these themes, the shop op ...

Theme Support Coverage FAQs Purchasing one of our theme licenses from ThemeForest provides you with six months free technical support included in the price. This is to ensure you have a helping hand while getting started with your Solo Pine theme and so ...

Solo Pine Referrals // Share the love, earn some cash! Did you know you can earn money each time you refer someone to Solo Pine? Sign up for Creative Market's Partner Program and/or Envato's Affiliate Program. They'll provide you with a unique code to add to the end of a URL. ...

Default fonts used in each theme All Solo Pine themes use Google Fonts as their main default fonts. Below, we've listed what fonts are used in each theme for your reference. If there's an element you can't find noted, please let us know by opening a new supp ...

Add "Read More" links to Hawthorn's posts Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme By default, Hawthorn doesn't include post "Read More" buttons or links on the blog or archive pages. If you would like to add these to the standard, ...

Targeting text elements in Hawthorn - CSS Selectors Please note: This article is specifically for the Hawthorn theme This list of Hawthorn's text element CSS is in coordination with this article: How do I change my theme's fonts? Below, we've noted nearly all of H ...

How do I change my theme's fonts? To change the theme's default fonts (and other stylings), we highly recommend using the Easy Google Fonts plugin, which allows you to easily take advantage of the scores of type options provided by Google Fonts. It also provi ...

How do I translate my theme to another language? Solo Pine's themes are written in English, though you are of course welcome to translate them to your language. While it's possible to go through each theme file and manually translate the appropriate text elements, we highly ...

How to configure "Instagram Feed" plugin For all of our themes' Instagram feeds, we recommend using the "WP Instagram Widget" plugin. Our themes offer custom styling for this particular plugin. However, on a rare occasion, some webhosting companies have strict ...

Change how many posts display per page SET ALL POST COUNTS AT ONCE - DEFAULT WP SETTING You can manually set the maximum number of blog posts to appear on all of your post pages (like the blog feed, archive pages, etc.) by going to: WordPress Dashboard > ...

Show post feed on homepage When you view your homepage, are your published posts missing? If so, don't worry! It's likely that your homepage is set to display a static page rather than your feed.  Navigate to Settings > Reading > Your homep ...