How to Install Plugins
In order to get TheGem properly work you need to install some useful plugins. All this plugins are included in TheGem, you don’t need to purchase them extra!
Check this video tutorial on how to install theme's plugins:
After the theme is installed successfully you will get following message about installation of required and recommended plugins:
Click on “Begin installing plugins”
Check all plugins, select “Install” and click on “Apply”
TheGem for Elementor theme version
In order to use TheGem for Elementor theme version, please note, that following plugins SHOULD BE installed during the theme installation (see installation instructions above):
- Thegem Theme Elements (for Elementor) – native essential set of all TheGem’s features, functions, elements, extensions & custom post types
- Elementor – Elementor page builder for WordPress
Note: You don’t need to purchase Elementor Pro. Elementor free in combination with TheGem Elements plugin is absolutely enough to get an access to all premium features and elements of TheGem theme.
TheGem for WPBakery theme version
In order to use TheGem for WPBakery theme version, please note, that following plugins SHOULD BE installed during the theme installation (see installation instructions above):
- TheGem Theme Elements (for WPBakery) – native essential set of all TheGem’s features, functions, elements, extensions & custom post types
- WPBakery Page Builder – WPBackery page builder for WordPress
Note: You don’t need to purchase WPBakery license. WPBakery is already included in TheGem as bundled plugin and is fully functional..
In addition, you can take an advantage of enriching your TheGem’s experience with following recommended plugins:
- TheGem Demo Import – one-click import of TheGem’s demo websites and templates. This plugin is also available in two versions – one for Elementor demos and another one for WPBakery demos
- Wordpress Page Widgets – plugin for creating customized sidebars
- Contact Form 7 – one of the most popular plugins for managing contact & feedback forms
- Easy Forms For Mailchimp – allows you to generate and display mailing list opt-in forms anywhere on your site with ease
- Revolution Slider – leading slider plugin for WordPress
- LayerSlider – awesome multi-layer slideshow plugin
- ZillaLikes – Add “like” functionality to your posts and pages
Note: You don’t need to purchase Revolution Slider and LayerSlider licenses. These premium plugins are already included in TheGem as bundled plugins and are fully functional..
That’s all! Now you are ready to go on with TheGem, installed on your WP.