How to install a WordPress theme demo without the dummy content?

If you already have a running blog/website with content and you do not wish to install the dummy content, then here is how you go about it. There are two fairly simple steps to it.

1. Importing The Customizer Demo Settings
In order to import the customizer settings, please navigate to > Appearance > Import Customizer and click the “choose file” button as shown below.

Import The Customizer Settings

Now select the settings file for the WordPress theme demo you wish to important. It is available for download in your account and it’s located in the “All Files” ZIP.

Then open the “demo content” folder, choose the folder of the demo you want to import and go to the “Customizer” folder. You will find one file in there which is the one you select to “Upload File and Run Import”. Please see attached image below.

Import The Customizer Settings

2. Importing All Demo Widgets

If you want to import all the demo widgets as well, instead of setting them up manually, you can do so by using the Widget Importer & Exporter plugin. Simply install and active the plugin, then navigate to > Tools > Widget Importer & Exporter and click the “choose file” button as shown below.

Importing All Demo Widgets

Now select the settings file for the WordPress theme demo you wish to important. It is available for download in your account and it’s located in the “All Files” ZIP. (same as in step 1)

Then open the “demo content” folder, choose the folder of the demo you want to import and go to the “Widgets” folder. You will find one file in there which is the one you select to “Import Widgets”. Please see attached image below.

Import Widgets

If any things remains unclear or you require help to import the settings, please get in touch with us an we will be happy to assist you.

Last updated: July 5, 2016 at 17:42 pm

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