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Installing Lockguard Child Theme
Before we begin, make sure you have Divi installed on WordPress before installing this child theme. Do this on a fresh WordPress installation.
Important: Only install the Divi theme, not the Divi builder (the Divi theme includes the Divi builder if you install both then this can cause conflicts).
When building the website I recommend not to use any caching plugins. When finished building the website you can install them.
The Divi theme is not included in this package. To download Divi, you must have an Elegant Themes Membership.
Images have been replaced due to licensing.
The page links from buttons and logo are removed, so you need to relink those to the right pages.
Download and unzip the ‘Lockguard_Divi_Child_Theme_UNPACKME.zip’ file to your computer.
In your WordPress dashboard navigate to Appearance > Themes and click on Add New.
Locate the lockguard-div-child-theme.zip file in the Lockguard_Divi_Child_Theme_UNPACKME folder on your computer and then click Install Now.
When the install is complete click on ‘Activate’, you will then see the Lockguard Child Theme as the active theme in your theme panel.
After activating Lockguard, you will see at the top:
This theme recommends the following plugins: Sticky Menu (or Anything!) on Scroll.
Begin installing this plugin by clicking on Begin installing plugins.
On the next screen, you need to check the plugin and choose to install in the dropdown. Hit apply, and the progress will begin.
When the progress has finished click on “Return to Required Plugins Installer.”
Now you need to activate the plugin.
Go to Divi > Theme Options. Click on the import/export options (up/down arrow).
Click on Import and upload :ockguard Theme Options.json.
Go to Divi > Theme Builder. Click on the import/export options.
Click on Import and upload Lockguard Builder Templates.json.
Go to Divi > Theme Customisation. Click on the import/export options (up/down arrow).
Click on Import and upload Lockguard Customizer Settings.json.
Go to Divi > Divi Library. Click on the import/export options.
Click on Import and upload Lockguard Builder Layouts.json.
Go to Settings > Sticky Menu (or Anything!)
In the sticky element field, add the following #stickybar
In the Do not stick element when screen is smaller than: (optional) field fill in 981
Go to Pages > Add New. Give your page a name for example Home.
Click on Use Divi Builder
Click on choose a premade layout
Go to the tab Your Saved Layouts
Here you will find all the pages from the demo. Load the Home page Lockguard and publish it.
To add the other pages as in the demo you do the same steps as above.
Go to Appearance > Menus and create a menu and add your page(s) to it.
Go to Settings > Reading. Check A static page
Set Homepage: to your home page
Leave the post page unset
If you are on a small screen and you have trouble clicking on the elements, then switch over to wireframe mode on the bottom left.
Add an arrow icon before menu item
Place the following fontawesome code before a menu item or title:
Creating a blog post
To create a blog post with the same layout as Lockguard you do the following:
Go to Posts > Add New
Go to Load From Library > Add From Library and choose Single Post Lockguard.
In the right upper right corner, you find the Divi Post Settings. Make the following adjustments:
Page Layout: Full Width
Post Title: Hide