After purchasing Chronicle you will receive an email including your theme bundle download link. With this link you can download the zip file that contains your theme files.
Please note that on Mac OSX zip files get extracted by default - so check your downloads folder for the zip file before continuing.
Child themes are different to regular WordPress themes. They rely on a 'parent' theme to function, in this case that theme is Broadsheet. If the parent theme is not installed then the child theme will not work.
When you buy Chronicle you will also get access to Broadsheet, there is no need to buy both themes separately.
After downloading the .zip file to your computer you will need to extract it. Inside are two more zip files - one for the parent theme, and one for the child theme. These will need to be installed individually. The order that you install them does not matter - however Chronicle can not be activated until both themes have been installed.
This will work for self hosted sites and WordPress.com business plan. Installing your own theme is not supported on wordpress.com plans below the business one.
Alternatively you can also install the theme directly on your server with a FTP client (e.g. Filezilla for Windows or Cyberduck for Mac). To do this you will need to extract all zip files and then drop the un-zipped theme folders into your …/wp-content/themes/ folder. You can then head over to the WordPress Admin and see your installed theme in the Appearance → Themes admin screen. From there you can activate your theme by clicking on the Activate link.
Once installed the themes should use the following directory structure.
We'd love to get some feedback to help us create better themes.