Avada Quick Start Guide

05/04/2021

Welcome to Avada! The Avada Website Builder is one of the most fully featured and capable WordPress based Website Builders in existence. Like any software product, there is of course a learning curve, but thanks to the intuitive features, the extensive documentation, tutorial videos and customer support, we know you’ll soon be building websites like the pros.

With this Quick Start Guide, we want to help you quickly get started with your website, by listing the most esssential things you need to do to get up and running.

Overview

Get Hosting & Install WordPress

Avada is designed to work with the self-hosted version of WordPress. So before you can do anything with Avada, you will need to have WordPress installed on a server. You will first need to choose a hosting company and orgainze a hosting plan, and then install WordPress. We recommend you choose good hosting, as this will be a large part of how fast and well your site performs. Before installing, it’s also wise to check the Hosting Requirements for Avada.

Download and Install Avada

Once you have hosting, and WordPress is installed, you are ready to install Avada. To do this, you need to get the installable file from the ThemeForest account, from which Avada was purchased. There are then a copuple of ways to install Avada; via WordPress, or via FTP. This is a five minute process that is well explained in these docs and videos.

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Register Your Purchase

Immediately after installing and activating Avada, you are required to register your purchase. This allows you to install and update Premium plugins, import prebuil websites, download automatic updates for Avada, and to register for support. To register Avada, you just need the purchase code from your purchase, which you can download at ThemeForest, and which you then paste into the Registration field on the Avada Dashboard. For more information on this process, please see the following documentation, and its included video.

Install The Required Plugins

Registering Avada gives you access to the bundled premium plugins, two of these which are required to be installed for Avada to function correctly and fully. These are Avada Core and Avada Builder. For everything you need to know about installing and updating the plugins that come with Avada, see the document, and its included video, linked below.

Import Prebuilt Website (optional)

One of the easiest and quickest ways to get a website up and running with Avada is to choose to install one of our 80 + prebuilt websites. With our easy to use importer, you can transform your basic WordPress installation into a completed website in a matter of minutes. Then you can customize it with your own branding and content, and have a website up and running in no time at all. See the following documents for more information on our fantastic prebuilt websites, and how to import them.

Register For Support

With all software packages, there is a learning curve, and here at ThemeFusion, we endevour to make learning Avada as easy as we can. On top of our extensive documentation and video library, there is also six months of direct ticketing support included with your purchase, but to access this, you first have to register for Support with ThemeFusion.

This is an easy process and gives you access to our 24/7 ticketing system. Submit a ticket here, and one of our global Avada Support Team (we call them the Avada Avengers) will help you through every step of the way to resolve your issue.

Explore The Docs & Videos

OK, now here’s the fun bit. Once you are up and running with Avada, we have an extensive documentation and video library to help you learn every aspect of using Avada. To date, there are over 600 documents and almost 200 videos to help you learn the ins and outs of the Avada Website Builder. Before submitting a Support ticket, do a quick search of the Docs, as most support requests have an answer that can be found there. Go wild!

Join The Community Forum or Facebook Group

There is also an amazing community around Avada, where you can connect with thousands of other Avada users. We have a busy Community Forum, and there is also the Avada Users Group on Facebook, with over 22,000 members. Join one, or both of these, for some amazing community support!

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