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What is WordPress?
WordPress is a publishing platform that has grown to become one of the most popular web development and content management systems in the world today. ProGo themes require a self-hosted version of WordPress and are built to take advantage of WordPress’ simple interface and usability to make even the most complicated parts of site maintenance accessible and customizable to you, even with little to no technical knowledge. For more information on getting started with WordPress, please visit http://codex.wordpress.org/New_To_WordPress_-_Where_to_Start or download it now.
What is a WordPress Theme?
WordPress “Themes” give you extra layers on top of the core WordPress functionality, both changing how your WordPress site looks on the front-end, and enhancing the WP-Admin area with additional features. For more information, check out the “Using Themes” page on the WordPress codex.
Do ProGo themes work on WordPress.com websites?
No. Due to restrictions of WordPress.com sites, ProGo Themes only work on self-hosted WordPress sites.
How do I install my ProGo Theme?
Once you have your Hosting all set, with WordPress installed, just log in to your WP-Admin area, and go to Appearance > Themes. Click on the Install Themes tab, and then click the link to Upload your new theme. The link to download your theme’s zip file from ProGo.com is sent to your Billing Email Address upon purchase. Alternately, you can un-zip the file you downloaded, and upload the new folder to your website’s /wp-content/themes folder.
How do I install WordPress?
What is “WP e-Commerce”?
WP e-Commerce is a Plugin for WordPress which adds all sorts of Ecommerce functionality to your WordPress site. The plugin is available for free, and lets you create Products, set up Taxes and Shipping info, connect to Google Checkout or Paypal, and then some. Additional features, like additional Payment Gateway support, and additional shipping methods, are available in for-purchase Plugins. Check out their website http://www.instinct.co.nz/e-commerce/ for more info.
Can I use my own domain name with your themes?
Absolutely. Each ProGo Theme is meant to be installed on your own custom domain and hosting account. If you do not yet have Hosting set up, check out our Recommendations.
Why should I use ProGo Themes?
Unlike other WordPress themes available today, ProGo Themes aren’t just designed to look professional; they are designed to perform. Our themes are proven to convert your website’s visitors into a leads or customers.
What merchant accounts / payment gateways are supported by ProGo’s Themes?
The Direct Response and Ecommerce ProGo Themes work hand-in-hand with the WP e-Commerce Plugin, and support all the same payment gateways they support. Please check their documentation for the most up-to-date list.
Who do you recommend I host my website with?
After dealing with many web hosting companies, we recommend going with either Bluehost or Rackspace. Please visit our Hosting page for additional information and our official list of hosting providers.
How can I get help with a Custom Design for my ProGo Theme site?
Just fill out our quick form, and a representative will contact you within 2 business days.
What are the requirements for installing a ProGo theme?
WordPress Hosting Requirements :
• PHP 4.3 or greater
• MySQL 4.1.2 or greater
ProGo Themes also recommends :
• Linux Hosting, rather than a Windows environment
• The “mod_rewrite” Apache module
What types of payments do you accept?
ProGo Themes can be purchased with a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.
Do I need to pay any monthly fee to use your themes?
No. After a one time purchase and download you will never have to worry about being charged again for your theme. You will even continue to receive FREE theme updates as new features are added.
What type of support does ProGo offer after I purchase my theme?
ProGo has a dedicated team of designers, developers, and marketers offering support for their themes. If you can’t find the answer to your question here in our FAQs, you can submit an inquiry directly to ProGo, which will be answered within 2 business days. Forums are coming soon.
How do I get traffic to my Direct Response pages?
There are many marketing strategies to help you get traffic to your new Direct Response page: Social Media Marketing, Pay-per-click advertising, Media ads, Premium link buying, and Email Marketing
are just a few of the ways you can get started.