tubemobile 1.0.9 - documentation

Introduction

Welcome to the tubemobile wordpress theme documentation, by mytubepress.com. Use the menu to left side to navigate quickly through the documentation.

If you're having an issue with the theme and can't find the answer here, then please send us an email or feel free to post your question through our support forums: http://mytubepress.com/forums and we will try to answer you as quick as possible.

Please read the documentation carefully before sending a support request. The chance you could find the answer here is big and would save you a lot of time!

Installation

Extract the zipped package downloaded from customer account page to your desktop, in the extracted package you will find tubemobile folder which is the wordpress theme.

You can install the theme in two different ways:

  • FTP Extract tubemobile.zip file and upload the extracted folder to /wp-content/themes/ folder on your server.

  • WordPress Navigate to Apperance -> Add New Themes -> Upload page. Select tubemobile.zip file. Press the Install Now button to upload and install the theme.

After uploading the theme, you have to activate it. Navigate to Appearence -> Themes page to activate the theme.

Menu

Tubemobile supports 3 locations for custom WordPress menus - Main Navigation Menu, Footer Left Links and Footer Right Buttons.

To setup the menus, navigate to Apperance -> Menus page. Enter a name for your menu and add links to the menu by using the options given on the left sidebar. You can manage your menus using the drag and drop functionality. After setting up your menu, select the menu you just created from the theme locations dropdown box and hit the "Save" button.

TIP: Read more about the WordPress Menus: WordPress Menu User Guide

Install Plugins

Tubemobile in our live demostration comes bundled with 5 plugins.

  • Advanced Custom Fields Adds custom fields to the video custom post type.

  • Advanced Custom Fields: Gallery FieldGallery for ACF, $25 AUD values.

  • BuddyPress Gives you the functionality to add a mini social network.

  • rtMedia rtMedia is a buddypress addon which gives possibility to share photos, videos and music files.

  • Menu Icons Allows you to add icons for each menu ittem.

Once you activate tubemobile you will get a notification, click the "Begin Installing Plugins" and install and activate all the required plugins.

Setup Buddypress

  • Step 1 Install and activate buddypress plugin.

  • Step 2 Go to Settings -> Buddypress section

  • Step 3 Enable/disable features from the buddypress settings page.

Setup Widgets

Go to Appearance > Widgets, since tubemobile is a webapp theme we didn't add any sidebar but we have created 3 bars for the advertising.Reason why we gave this feature is because some customers like to use any ad rotator plugin.

  • Featured Widget Area

    • Find the Text Widget and drag it to the widget area than paste your advertisement code.

Video Thumbnails

With tubemobile you can either add a featured image for your videos manually or use aq_resizer function by enabling in theme settings panel.

Shortcode

  • [upload] display the submit video form, allow the user submit the video at Frontend.

    You can also include/exclude the category in the form by cat_exclude, cat_include option.
    Example [upload cat_exclude="1,2"], 1,2 is Video Category ID.

    The cat_include option will ignore cat_exclude.

    Another options:
    • vcategory: on/off: display/hide the Category field, "on" is default.
    • vtag: on/off: display/hide the Tag field, "on" is default
    • cat_orderby: order by "name" by default.
    • cat_order: order "DESC" by default.

Sources & Credits

We have used the following opensource projects or other files as listed.