Setup WordPress for a Divi Child Theme
To setup the Restaurant Child Theme you first need to prepare a couple of things.
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First – start with a clean WordPress install is best.
Once you have a clean WordPress installation its time to install Divi.
Once you have downloaded the Divi Installation package login to your WordPress site.
Install the Divi Theme
Go to the WordPress dashboard and select “Appearance > Themes” in the menu.
Once you are in the theme section click on the Add New Button.
Once you are in the Theme install area select the upload button.
The theme uploader tool will be revealed. Click on the “Choose File” button and select the Divi Theme installation zip package you downloaded earlier.
Click on the install now button.
Once the file has uploaded you will be presented with success screen.
Click on the “Activate” link. This will activate the Divi Theme.
Install the Divi Framework Plugin
No that you have Divi Installed we need to install Divi Framework.
Go to the Dependency page and download the Divi Framework Plugin.
It will be the first item in the list.
In your WordPress Dashboard you now need to install the plugin.
Go to Plugin -> Add new.
Select the Upload Plugin button. This will reveal the file selector.
Select the Diviframework Plugin file and click on the Install Now button.
Once the file has uploaded you will see the confirmation screen. Click the Activate Plugin button.
Once the plugin is activated an alert is shown in the WordPress admin to authenticate the plugin. Click the Login link.
This will take you to authenticate your Divi Framework Membership. Enter the same username and password you use to login to the Divi Framework Website.
Click on the Authenticate Button.
This will then show you your user profile and all available downloads for your membership.
You are now ready to install your required child theme.