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Import Demo Contents

Important Information

If you want to build a Vacation Rentals website then you can skip to the How to Setup Vacation Rentals guide.

You can follow one of these approaches.

  • One-Click Demo Import ( Automatic & Recommended )
  • Import XML Contents, Customizer Settings, and Widgets Manually

Step 1

Go to Dashboard → Settings → Permalinks and choose Post name from Common Settings and save the changes, As displayed in the screenshot below.

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Important

It is important to complete Step 1 as the import script is programmed to work with pretty permalinks. Otherwise, you will have configuration issues after importing demo data.

Step 2

Go to Real Homes → Demo Import to import demo data.

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Click on the blue Import Demo button, and you will see the next page where it will confirm the required plugins.

If any plugin is missing then the Demo Import process will install it so click on Continue & Import button again to confirm the import.

Wait for few minutes as the demo images are being fetched (downloaded) from the remote server to your website, and this process can take a couple of minutes (depending on the speed of your hosting server).

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Important

Sometimes, the import process takes longer than expected and doesn't complete on the first attempt. So, simply import again until the process is complete.

Step 3

Once the import process is complete, You will see a notice that the import is complete.

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You can click on Visit Site to see your website after importing the demo content. In case of any problem, Get in touch with our support team using our support site.

Import XML Contents and Configure Settings Manually

Step 1

Go to Dashboard → Settings → Permalinks and choose Post name from Common Settings and save the changes, As displayed in the screenshot below.

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Step 2

Go to Dashboard → Tools → Import and click Install Now shown under WordPress as displayed in the image below.

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Once installed, you can activate the plugin and run it by clicking on Run Importer.

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Step 3

Look for the Import XML folder in the unzipped package downloaded from ThemeForest, which is called rh-main-package.zip and use the XML file of the variation of your choice, i.e., Classic or Modern, within it.

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  1. Assign posts to an existing author.
  2. Mark the checkbox to download and import file attachments
  3. Click 'Submit' button

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The import process can take a few minutes. So please wait for it and try to keep the focus on the current tab in your browser.

After that is done, you will have many posts, pages, properties, and other contents as on the theme demo.

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Step 4

Navigate to Dashboard → Appearance → Menus and use the Already Imported Menu from XML and assign it to theme location "Main Menu" from the Menu Settings section below menu. After that, save the menu. As pointed in the screenshot below.

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Step 5

To configure reading settings, you need to visit Dashboard → Settings → Reading and choose that front page displays as a static page. Then select Home as FrontPage and News as Posts Page (displayed in the following screenshot).

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Step 6

To import Customizer settings, you have to install Customizer Export/Import.

Once the plugin is installed and activated, then navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings → Export/Import and then select the customizer.dat file for the relevant design variation (Classic or Modern).

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Upon successful import, the Customizer will be refreshed.

Step 7

Now you can import widgets too. To do that, kindly install Widget Importer & Exporter.

After successful installation and activation, navigate to Dashboard → Tools → Widget Importer & Exporter and then select the widgets.wie file for the relevant design variation (Classic or Modern).

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Upon successful demo import, the page will reload and display the widgets which are imported.

Visit your site, and you will find your site working like the theme demo.

For any assistance, Kindly register/login at our support website and ask your question over there. So that our support team can assist you properly.