Configure Plugins

In order for the NovaPress theme to function as intended, several of the required plugins must be configured. They are,

  • Jetpack for WordPress
  • Mailchimp for WordPress
  • Social Pug

Instructions for each are below.

Jetpack for WordPress Plugin Configuration

Start by connecting to your Jetpack account. If you don’t already have an account, you can quickly create one. Start by clicking on the big green button, Connect Jetpack.

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Once you have connected your account you will need to enabled the Infinite Scroll feature of Jetpack.

Click on the button “See the 28 other Jetpack features”.

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Scroll down and Activate the Infinite Scroll feature.

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That’s it, your done!

Mailchimp for WordPress Plugin Configuration

In your Admin Panel go to Mailchimp for WP > Mailchimp. You will need to connect the plugin to your Mailchimp account with your API key.

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Click on Get your API key here to be prompted to log into your account to find your API key.

Once logged in; copy and paste the API key.

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Then click Save.

For the final step, in your admin panel, go to Mailchimp for WP > Forms.

And copy and past the following code into the form field.

<div class="form-intro">
 
    <h4>Get more stories like this <span>In your inbox!</span></h4>

    <p class="content"> Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.</p>
 
</div>

<div class="form-fields">
 
     <div class="input-group">

         <input type="email" name="EMAIL" placeholder="Enter your email" class="form-control" required>
 
         <span class="input-group-addon"></span>

         <input type="submit" value="Subscribe" class="btn btn-default form-control">
 
     </div>

</div>

Then click Save Changes.

NOTE: If you have imported the live demo site content, the form code will already be there. You just need to click Save Changes for the new form code to take effect.

Social Pug Plugin Configuration

In your Admin Panel go to Social Pug > Toolkit and enable the Inline Content option.

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Once enabled, a small configuration icon will appear. Click it to configure your sharing options.

You will be presented with several configuration and display options. Below are 2 screenshots depicting the options we have configured on the live demo site. You are welcome to change them according to your needs.

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That’s it! You are done configuring the plugins for NovaPress theme.