FAQ

WordPress and Kalium Server Requirements

To use Kalium we recommend your host supports: WordPress 5.0 or greater. PHP 7 or greater (WordPress officially suggests to use PHP 7.3, read more) MySQL 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB 10.0 or greater. We have tested it on...

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Updating Kalium

When there is a new update for Kalium, a notification will be shown in the admin menu, admin bar and a notification throughout admin panel. Even if you haven’t activated your theme,...

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Ordering categories

Ordering the categories (filters) of the Portfolio items, Shop products or Blog posts cannot be done directly through WordPress or the Theme Options, you can do it by using a plugin...

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How to speed up my site?

A site can be slow for many reasons, from server and domain setup to bad plugins or themes, image sizes, etc. From the theme’s perspective, we’ve been able to achieve great...

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My skin is not being applied

Changing the skin to a custom one you’ve manually customized can be done by going in the Theme Settings > Theme Styling but sometimes it may not be applied, to get...

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Custom CSS is not being applied

While using the theme you would want to have your own custom styling and settings, so to modify and customize the theme on your own needs you need the Custom...

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Fix the missing Google Maps API key

Google maps require an API key in order to show the map. If you see an error: Ooops! Something went wrong then you have to add a Google API key to your site that...

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Parameters and Options

Each page has it’s own parameters area that will be valid for that page only. You can find detailed information about Parameters and Options for each post type here: Page Parameters...

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How to remove or rename /portfolio slug

Portfolio post type adds URL prefix for all portfolio items (mysite.com/portfolio/your-project-name) and this can be removed or renamed in Theme Options: Before: After: Remove Portfolio prefix To remove portfolio items post type prefix...

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Contact form doesn’t send emails

This problem happens in some rare cases. Usually, the problem is with your mail server (SMTP) which is not sending e-mails, this can be fixed by using WP Mail SMTP by WPForms plugin...

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How to find “Purchase code”

To obtain purchase code for the theme go to Downloads tab in ThemeForest and click Download for the item, then choose: License certificate & purchase code (PDF) or License certificate & purchase...

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How to Clear Cache

Sometimes where you encounter a problem with your website, such as not seeing changes you have made in the front end of your site, it could simply be that you...

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Setting Up A Staging Site

A staging site is a local setup on your own machine where you can build your site, or where you can make test changes. Having a staging site is an...

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Regenerate Thumbnails

If your thumbnails are not correctly cropped, you can regenerate them by following these steps: Go to Plugins > Add New Search for Regenerate Thumbnails (created by Viper007Bond) Install and...

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Kalium supported and compatible plugins

There are plenty of plugins for WordPress but not every plugin works with every theme. Here is a short list of the popular plugins which Kalium supports: WPBakery Page Builder (included for free...

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Kalium release notes

Kalium is constantly being updated with new features, bug fixes, and adjustments. We recommend you to read this changelog for every update release. Also please consider deactivating caching plugins temporarily to avoid the...

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Upgrading from Kalium 1.x to Kalium 2.x

If you are still using an old Kalium update such as 1.x and you want to update to the latest version 2.x then you need to use Envato Market plugin. To see how to...

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Kalium 2.1 – Update notes

In this update of Kalium you will be introduced to some great new features of Kalium which mostly affect the code structure of Kalium towards new future of template hierarchy...

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Kalium 2.3 – Update notes

This is an important update of Kalium, containing changes on how WooCommerce was implemented previously in our theme (just a single file), now functions, template functions, and hooks are separated...

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Advanced Custom Fields 5.x problem

If you are using Kalium version 2.6 or newer Simply deactivate and then delete free version of Advanced Custom Fields, Flexible Content Field, Gallery Field and Repeater Field plugins and...

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