Nov 262018

How To Install WordPress HireBee Theme post will show you how to install and set up the theme and get it ready for customization.

Last Updated: February 4, 2019

Latest News: I updated the information.

In this post you will learn how to install HireBee theme for the first time. You will also install AppTheme Updater plugin that checks the themes background and reports when an update is available. It is important to install the updater plugin to manage all appthemes including plugins.

What You Need

  • HireBee AppThemes (Note: This is an affiliated link. I get a small commission if you make a purchase.)
  • AppTheme Updater plugin (The link will be provided to you once you install the theme.)

How To Install WordPress HireBee Theme

Step 1 ) After purchasing the theme from AppThemes site, you will receive the link to download your copy locally to your computer or laptop. Then you need to upload and install the theme like you normally do in WordPress. The following URL How To Install WordPress Theme shows you how to install a Theme.

The following image displays the theme installed but not yet active. Click on Activate button to activate the theme.


Step 2 ) Once you activate the theme, you will see the following settings added to your admin dashboard. See image below.

HireBee Theme Admin Settings Options

  • HireBee
  • Payments
  • Projects


Step 3 ) The following image shows you the message displayed once you have activated the theme. This message is letting you know what needs to be done before you begin setting up HireBee theme.

HireBee Extra Steps

  • You need to install the AppTheme Updater plugin to keep HireBee up to date.


Step 3-a ) The following image shows you the message you receive after you install AppThemes Updater plugin. Before the plugin starts working you need to enter your API key. Click on enter your API key link and it will take you to your AppTheme account login. Once you enter your API Key in the field provided, click on Save Settings button.


Step 3-b ) The following image shows you the Check Now button after you enter the API Key and save the settings. This allows you to manually check for updates when ever you want. However the updater plugin will check automatically every time you log in.


Note: I recommend you spend some time reading through the documentation to learn more about HireBee theme.

That is how simple it is to install and activate HireBee WordPress theme.

If you have any questions or suggestions please leave a comment.

There will be more tutorials coming soon. So make sure you keep coming back for the latest.


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