Not knowing to create a travel website or any other kind of website in WordPress is okay. No need to panic. It’s not much of a hard task if you certainly know the basic rules to apply. But if not, it sure will be a bit hectic since you will not be understanding basic terms and terminologies. Here in this article, I will guide you with the basic necessary steps that you need to follow while creating a travel website in WordPress.
For building a website, there are first few things you need to do such as the installation of WordPress, activation of themes as well as plugins. These are the very basic requirements that every WordPress user needs to follow. Apart from that, there are few other things which are also important and those will appear below step by step. Are you ready to look at it?
THINGS YOU NEED TO CONSIDER TO CREATE A TRAVEL WORDPRESS WEBSITE?
There are a few things that you need to keep in mind before setting a WordPress website. So, let’s get started.
Premium/free WordPress themes & Plugins
Simply there are two main components that make WordPress site work. i.e. Themes & Plugins. A theme is a collection of templates and stylesheets that defines the appearance of a WordPress website. WordPress offers many free/premium themes. And the choice of free/premium themes always depends on the users. The free themes are available with limited features whereas premium themes come with added functionalities.
Similarly, plugins are the extended & added functionality of WordPress.There are many themes as well as plugins that are made and are suitable to apply for a travel or any other website. The use of plugins and themes totally depends on the niche of the website.
Choosing a domain name is quite confusing if you are creating a new website. A domain name always needs to be relevant to your products and services. For example, if you are making a travel website then the domain name should be a reflection to it. Also, it would be better to use catchy and easy to remember domain names.
As you know, Web Hosting is a kind of internet hosting that allows any organization or individual to make its website accessible. Web hosting is considered as the home of your websites as it stores various data, information, and files in your web server. There are many web hosting service providers like Bluehost, Siteground, WPEngine, Digital Ocean, Kinsta and more. You can choose any of them that fits your website’s requirements. You have the freedom to choose different kinds of plans that a hosting server provides. If you need some ideas, you can take a look at the best hosting service providers and choose them wisely.
Create a travel website using Traversify Theme
Traversify lite is a free WordPress theme suitable for travel destinations, adventures, tour planners as well as tourist guides. The theme is also suitable for travel blogs, adventure blogs, tourists destination, travel magazines and many more. The availability of the WP travel engine plugin allows the user to book the travel packages easily and display them in a clean, attractive way. Other than that Traversify theme is fully responsive and cross-browser compatible. It will look great on any mobile device or popular browsers.
It is optimized with the best SEO practices focusing on attracting more visitors to the website. It is very important for the travel industry to be able to communicate in different languages. Therefore this free travel WordPress theme is made translation ready. Also, it is made from scratch to meet the WordPress standards.
Traversify Lite Theme Details
Traversify Pro Theme
The theme is available with 2 demos and is a premium travel WordPress theme suitable for any kind of travel destination, travel blogs, adventure blogs, tour planners and many more. This theme comes with additional functionalities.
Some of them are global site layout options, multiple theme layout, custom site width, font family options (Google Fonts), slider custom post type, multiple choices for home sections, custom post types, advanced search and many more. The theme is developed by meeting WordPress standards and is also coded clean.
Traversify Pro Theme Details Theme Documentation Get Support
Downloading Traversify Theme
After purchasing the theme you will receive an e-mail that contains all the necessary files. The e-mail contains an attachment of 2 different kinds of files i.e Package file & Theme only.
The “Package file” consists of the theme, plugins, and documentation whereas the “Theme only” file is the one that will be uploaded in the theme section. You need to open up your email and download the necessary files from there.
Installing the theme
To install this travel WordPress theme you must have a working version of WordPress that is already installed. For information in regard to installing the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex article on installation.
You can upload the theme files in two ways:
- FTP Upload:
Using your FTP program, upload the unzipped theme folder into the /wp-content/themes*/ folder on your server.
- WordPress Upload:
Navigate to Appearance > Add New Themes > Upload. Go to browse, and select the zipped theme folder. Hit “Install Now” to upload/install the theme on your website.
After uploading the theme, you need to activate it. And to do that, go to Appearance> Themes and activate your chosen theme.
(Note: It’s necessary to upload only the theme file but not the entire package)
Installing plugins for Traversify theme
After installing and activating the theme you will see the following message at the top of the admin dashboard page. This theme requires a few following plugins. Click Begin installing plugins link which will redirect to Install Required Plugins page.
BULK INSTALL REQUIRED PLUGINS
- Premium Elementor Add-ons For WP Travel-Engine
- WP Travel Engine – Trip Search
- WP Travel Engine
- One-Click Demo Import
* Note:- Please install all the required plugins in order to import the demo content.
One-Click Demo Importer
You can import the demo with the help of a one-click demo importer.
And to do that first you need to go to the theme’s landing page “Appearance” or you should simply click on “One-Click Demo Import”. The installation process takes time from 3-5mins. You will receive a confirmation text after finishing the process.
Now your site will look like the demo. If it doesn’t look like it then certainly you first need to assign a “Homepage” & to do that Navigate>Apperence>Customize>Static FrontPage. After that, you need to assign the Homepage as Static FrontPage.
(Note: If you want to make changes the way you want then visit the Traversify Theme documentation)
Traversify Theme Documentation
In this way, you can create a travel website or any other using WordPress. So these are the necessary things that you need to consider while creating a website with Traversify theme or any other travel WordPress theme. Also, you can select any other themes depending on your business firm type and it’s requirements. Feel free to connect with us if you have any queries.