Bolby – Portfolio/CV/Resume WordPress Theme

Thank you for purchasing our theme! If you have any questions which are beyond the scope of this help file, please feel free to ask your question at:

Here are some requirements for the installation of Bolby Theme.

  • WordPress should be installed on your website.
  • The memory limit of your hosting server should be at least 128MB.
  • Max upload size and Post max size limits of your hosting server should be at least 32MB.
  • Max execution time limit of your hosting server should be at least 300 seconds.

After purchasing Bolby theme, it’s recommended to download “All files & documentation” from Themeforest. Extract the downloaded .zip archive contents on your local machine (wherever you like).

1. For installing Bolby theme, from your WordPress dashboard go to Appearance > Themes
2. Click “Add New” button.
3. Click “Upload Theme” button.
4. Unzip the theme package you downloaded from ThemeForest and select the file by clicking the “Choose File” button.
5. And Finally click “Install Now” button.
Once theme installation is done, activate the theme.

FTP Installation

  1. Extract archive on your local machine
  2. Log in to your FTP program and go to WordPress themes folder wp-content/themes
  3. Upload extracted Bolby folder in this directory
  4. Log in to your Dashboard, then go to Appearance > Themes
  5. Now you’ll see Bolby theme in your themes list.

Once the theme is activated, please activate all the required plugins of the theme by clicking “Begin Installing Plugins” notice in the dashboard. List of bundled plugins is given below:

  1. Elementor Required
  2. CMB2 (Custom Meta Box) Required
  3. Kirki Required
  4. One-Click Demo Import Required
  5. Bolby Custom Post Type Required
  6. Bolby Elementor Elements Required
  7. Contact Form 7 (Contact Form) Required

1. For installing  plugins, go to Appearance > Install Plugins or click on Begin installing plugins link from theme notice. 
2. Check the all plugins and select Install from Bulk actions, and click the Apply button 
3. All installations have been completed. Now click the Return to Required Plugins Installer link at the bottom
4. Check all plugins and select activate from Bulk Actions, Now click the Apply button 

Pleasant to say, our theme has provided One Click Demo Installation feature For importing demo content go to Appearance > Import Demo Data and click the Import Demo Data button.

After the click the Install button, please wait a couple of minutes.
That’s all! 🙂

To determine which would be displayed as Front Page and which one as Posts Page, within your dashboard navigate to Settings > Reading and setup like on this picture below. Then click on Save Changes and basic site setup is done.

Adding new pages works similar to standard WordPress > Pages Add New.

  • At the bottom of the page you can find Page Settings box.
  • You can select Page Template from Page Attributes at the right side
    • Default Template with title. (Classic page)
    • Page One Page
    • Page Blog
    • Page Empty

  1. Pages -> Add New
  2. Edit with Elementor
  3. Select Page Layout before hit the Settings Icon from left bottom corner.
  4. Click on Plus icon to add elements

The first step of creating our menu is to open the WordPress Menu Editor. For this go to Appearance Menus, type Name for your menu and press Create Menu button. Next, in section Manage locations for position Primary menu you need to choose a menu that you’ve just created. Now you can add Pages, Posts, Custom Links and Categories from blocks located on the left.

At the end you need to save your new menu by clicking on Save Changes.

Site Identity

  1. Tagline
  2. Site Icon (Favicon)


  • Create a Menu

Homepage Settings

You can choose what’s displayed on the homepage of your site. It can be posted in reverse chronological order (classic blog), or a fixed/static page. To set a static homepage, you first need to create two Pages. One will become the homepage, and the other will be where your posts are displayed.


  1. Site logo (image)
  2. Header layout
  3. Sticky header
  4. Styling option
    1. Border right color
    2. Menu color
    3. Menu hover color
    4. Menu active color
    5. Menu icon color
    6. Menu icon hover color
    7. Hamburger menu icon color
    8. Copyright text color


  • Footer enable/disable
  • Background color
  • Copyright text color
  • Copyright text


  • Blog Posts
    • Metadata (show/hide)
    • Date (show/hide)
    • Author (show/hide)
    • Category (show/hide)
    • Excerpt Length (words number)
  • Single Post
    • Comment (show/hide)


  • General
    • Body background-color
    • Dark mode (enable/disable)
    • Dark boxes color
  • Typography
    • Link color
    • Link hover color
    • Headings color
    • Meta data color
    • Blog title color
  • Default Colors
    • Default color
    • Secondary color
    • Third color
    • Fourth color


  • H1 – H6
  • Button


  • Preloader (enable/disable)
  • Preloader background color
  • Go to top button (enable/disable)

All questions you can send via the contact form HERE.

Please do not panic if I do not answer too long – We love our buyers and I’ll answer all questions 😉

Support for my items includes:

  • Answering questions about how to use the item
  • Answering technical questions about the item (and included third party assets)
  • Help with defects in the item or included third party assets
  • Item updates to ensure ongoing compatibility and to resolve security vulnerabilities

Item support does not include:

  • Item customization
  • Installation of the item
  • Hosting, server environment, or software
  • Support for third party plug-ins
  • Plugins integration
  • WordPress General Support (use the WordPress forums for general WordPress support)
  • Support for issues caused by user modifications in the theme’s code, styling, and general functionality