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6. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about TemplateToaster

Q1. Is the exported WordPress theme compatible with plugins?
Ans. TemplateToaster export standard code as per WordPress guidelines and the exported WordPress themes shoulld work with all standard plugins. We have tested for compatibility with many popular WordPress plugins like WPML, W3Cache, Yoast etc.

Q2. Is the Exported theme compatible with Woocommerce plugin and BBpress?
Ans. Yes, the Exported theme is compatible with both Woocommerce plugin and BBpress. In case of generating a Woocommerce compatible theme the user is required to check the Woocommerce compatible option while exporting the template.

Q3. Can I Move TemplateToaster From One Computer to Another?
Ans. Yes, simply deactivate TemplateToaster from current computer, install it on a new computer and you’ll be able to activate it again using your purchased license key.

Q4. Can I sell the templates or themes created with TemplateToaster?
Ans. Sure, you can sell the exported templates to desired number of persons.

Q5. How Many Browsers TemplateToaster support?
Ans. It supports all the major browsers including but not limited to Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari etc. It should also work on all browsers on smartphones and tablets.

Q6. Do you impose any restriction in Trial Version?
Ans. Trial version adds trial watermarks all over the exported templates and you can not save your projects as .ttr file for future editing. However, you can export the templates to install on your CMS like WordPress, Joomla etc.

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2.3. Purchasing TemplateToaster Activation Key

An activated version of TemplateToaster avails you to save your template as (.ttr) so that you can modify your project in future. You may edit /export / redesign your theme later. In the trial version, you can not save your project for future editing but you can export template/theme/website for testing and secondly, the images will be exported with watermarks. To purchase a License Key and activate the software, you can visit our site. A number of Payment Methods are available there as shown below:

– You can pay via PayPal or by Credit/Debit Card. Just click Buy Now and fill your particulars.
Or
– You can choose other Payment Method by clicking on “More Payment Methods”.

Once you made the payment, you will get the License Key in your email inbox. If you have any issue regarding this, you can contact our Support Team.

2.2. Installation

Installing TemplateToaster is very easy and the steps involved in this process are as follows:

1) Download the latest version from the Download page.

2) Save this file as shown below.

3) Once the downloading is complete, go to the Downloads folder on your system >> double click on the downloaded TemplateToaster Setup File. You will be see the following dialog box. Click OK after selecting your preferred language.

4) Click Next.

5) Accept the EULA to continue. Select ‘I accept the agreement’ and click Next.

6) Click Browse button and select the desired path for installing the software or you can go with the default settings as shown below. Click Next.

7) Choose the TemplateToaster Edition. Click Next.

8) Now, the Installation of the software is in Process.

9) Click Finish and you are ready to use the software.

10) The following Start-up screen will display on your desktop, after the successful installation. Now you can choose your desired CMS and can Create a Project.

2.1. System Requirements

TemplateToaster has the following minimum system requirements:

Operating System: The Operating System configurations supported are:

  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 3.
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 10

If your system runs on one of the aforementioned operating systems, you are ready to install TemplateToaster.

1. TemplateToaster – Web Design Software | Overview

TemplateToaster is a web design software that enables a user to create fully functional templates/themes for CMSs without any technical skills. With TemplateToaster, you can design high-end WordPress themes, Drupal themes, Magento themes, Joomla templates, HTML5/CSS3 websites, PrestaShop themes, Blogger templates, WooCommerce themes, VirtueMart templates and OpenCart themes. TemplateToaster facilitates a user with new and advanced features to design more realistic and creative themes/templates and websites.
Some of the main features of the TemplateToaster are:

  • Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Multi-CMS Support
  • Cross Browser Compatibility
  • Social Media Integration
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Drag & Drop Website Builder
  • Hundreds of Sample Templates
  • Slideshows
  • Over Hundreds of Color Schemes

 

You can download TemplateToaster from the download page.

5.10.1 Upload a Template in VirtueMart

Follow these steps to upload your theme in VirtueMart:

STEP 1: Log in to your Control Panel.

STEP 2: From the top navigation bar of panel, navigate to Extensions -> Manage > Install.

STEP 3: Click the browse button and install the theme by clicking upload and install button.

STEP 4: After uploading the theme, set the theme as your default theme.

STEP 5: Now you may visit the site and can see how it looks on browser.

5.1.1. Theme Options in WordPress by TemplateToaster

Customizing TemplateToaster’s theme is so easy, even after installation. You will see an additional tool on the sidebar of your admin dashboard, under the name “Theme Options”. These theme options give you the flexibility to change some elements of your theme. Let us have a look at these theme options.

1 Header Tab

This tab allows you to customize your site logo, site slogan, social media icons, even after export. You can show/hide a logo or icons. You can also set a new logo image or social media icons. You can change the height, width or link to all these images.

2 Slideshow Tab

This tab shows you the options of Slideshow of your theme. It allows you to replace the images used in the slideshow by uploading new ones, even after installing the theme.

3 Post/ Content Tab

This tab contains the options for customizing the post settings.

Number of Featured Posts –
You can specify the number of featured posts to display on the home page of the site.

Number of Columns –
You can specify in how many columns to show the featured posts.

Show Breadcrumb on Page –
Breadcrumbs is basically the type of text-based website navigation that breaks the site into links of categories and sub categories allowing major categories of information to be linked in a sequential order. Breadcrumb navigation is displayed to the user, so that they can easily navigate between the pages.
Select the On option, if you wish to display the Breadcrumbs, otherwise keep it Off to hide the Breadcrumbs.

Show Breadcrumb on Post –
You can show/hide the breadcrumb on the post.

Breadcrumb Prefix –
Set a breadcrumb prefix using this option.

Breadcrumb Separator –
You can set a desired separator on the breadcrumb using this option.

4 Footer Tab

This includes following options to customize the Footer:

Footer Copyright Text –
To add/edit Copyright Text in the footer

Footer Copyright URL –
Places the relevant copyright URL on Copyright Text in footer.

Display Footer Copyright –
Select On to display the Copyright Text in footer, otherwise keep it Off to hide.

Footer Copyright Font Size –
Enter the required font size for Footer Copyright Text.

Footer Designed by Font Size –
Enter the required font size for Designed by element in footer.

Footer Designed by Link Font Size –
Enter the required font size for Designed by Link Text.

Facebook Account Configuration-
You can upload custom Facebook Icon and link with your Facebook account. If you don’t want to display Facebook Icon in the footer, you can turn it OFF and vice -versa.

LinkedIn Account Configuration-
You can upload desired custom LinkedIn icon on footer. Then, specify the URL of LinkedIn account to link with the icon. If you don’t want to display the Icon in the footer, you can turn it OFF and vice -versa.

Twitter Account Configuration-
You can upload custom Twitter Icon and link with your Twitter account. If you don’t want to display Twitter Icon in the footer, you can turn it OFF and vice -versa.

Google + Account Configuration –
You can upload custom Google+ Icon and link with your Google+ account. If you don’t want to display Google+ Icon in the footer, you can turn it OFF and vice -versa.

5 Colors

You can change the colors of some elements of the website, which are shown below:.

6 General Tab

This tab offers you the options of general elements of your website. Use this tab, if you want to enable/disable elements like, Google Analytics, Page Title, Post Title, Navigation, Next/Previous link, Comment display, Avatar, Back To Top Button etc.

7 Error Page Tab

This tab gives you the options for configuring error page settings like, redirect to home page if Error page occurs, displaying error message and image, etc.

8 Maintenance Tab

You can make use of this tab if your website is going in maintenance mode. You can write the title and content for the maintenance mode page and apply an image in the background, using options available.

9 Shortcode Tab

In this tab, two dozens of the most commonly used shortcodes are available. From this tab, you can get the shortcodes for Google Docs Viewer, Google Map, Related Posts, Google AdSense, Google Chart, Tweet Me Button, YouTube, Private Content, PayPal, Login Form, Custom Menu, Archives, Contact Us Form, Calendar, Categories, Links, Meta, Pages, Recent Comments, Recent Posts, RSS, Search, Tag Cloud and Text.

10 Google Map

This tab has options to avail you with a Google map on your website.

11 Contact us Tab

This tab lets you to customize the contact form. You can specify Public and Private key for Google Captcha, can customize Error/ Success message and can add more fields in the form.

12 SEO Tab

This tab has important SEO options for your website, which are divided in sub-tabs.

SEO Enable –
It is up to you whether you want to enable the SEO mode or not.

Home –
From home sub-tab, you can specify Title, Meta Description and keywords of the Homepage. Besides this, you can select the Title formats of Page, Post, Category, Date Archive, Author Archive, Tag, Search and 404.

SEO General –
This sub-tab has options to ON (enable)/ OFF ( disable) general SEO features, such as use of Meta Keywords, use of categories as keywords, use of tags as keywords, auto generate descriptions, set No-Index for all pages, set No-Index for all posts and set No-Follow for all pages.

Web/Social –
Through this sub-tab, you can verify your website with Google Webmaster Tool Bing Webmaster Tool and Pinterest Webmaster Tool. And, you can provide default Google Plus profile, which is required for Google Analytics.

Sitemap –
You can see the sitemap of your website from this tab. Also, you can decide whether you want to include Page Type and Post type in the sitemap or not.

Advanced –
This sub-tab gives advanced SEO options. Those options allow you to turn ON/OFF the use of No-Index/ No-Follow for different archives, like Date Archive, Author Archive, Tag Archive, Category Archive, Search Archive. And, you can define additional Post and Page headers.

13 Backup/ Recovery Tab

Backup and Recovery is an important feature of TemplateToaster. You need to give the FTP information and an Email address for backup storage and create an automatic backup schedule. The backup of your website will be created automatically according the schedule you’ve made. You can choose automatic backup interval according to your preference, which could be as short as 10 minutes or as long as a week. Moreover, you can choose yourself that which files to include in the backup and which to exclude. Similarly, while restoring the backup, you can select that which type of files to restore and which one to refrain from restoring.