Installing Showy

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Thanks for purchasing Showy, a premium multi-purpose Elegant Child Theme designed by Aline Collective and developed by GruffyGoat.

In this page you will find step-by-step instructions explaining how to install your new child theme as well as import the Showy customizations and features.

Showy was built specifically for use with Divi by Elegant Themes. In order to install this child theme, you must first purchase a membership to Elegant Themes and download the Divi theme package. If you’ve not yet purchased a membership, visit


Once you’ve downloaded the Divi theme package, login to your WordPress website and go to Appearance > Themes. Find and upload the Divi parent theme and activate it.

Just like you installed the Divi parent theme, install & activate the child theme located in your Showy download package.


Once you activate Showy, you should see a notification at the top of your screen prompting you to install 2 required plugin: Widget Importer & Exporter and WordPress Importer. Simply click the “Begin installing plugins” link to get started.

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On the next screen, install & activate the necessary plugins. Once all of your plugins have been installed and activated, you’re good to go!


Once you activate the Widget Importer & Exporter, go to Tools > Widget Importer & Exporter, locate the showy-widgets.wie and click Import Widgets. This will import the widgets from the Showy default footer widgets.

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Migrating & Importing

Theme Settings


If you would like to match the look of the Showy demo, you’ll need to import the Showy Divi settings. Go to the Divi Menu > Migrate Settings. Click ‘choose file’ and locate the Showy-Settings.txt located in your Import file.

Click Upload File to import all of the Showy colors and design settings. You’ll get a confirmation message once it’s loaded successfully.

Next, go to Tools > Import > Choose WordPress > Choose the Showy-Content.xml file from your download package. Click the Upload File and Import button. On the following screen, select your user account from the drop-down list and be sure to check the Download and import file attachments checkbox to import all sample images & content. Click the Submit button to complete the import. Please note: this process may take several minutes to complete, depending on your hosting provider.

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Next, head to Settings > Reading and set Home as your static Front page.

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And last, but not least, go to Appearance > Menus and select the checkbox to make the Main Menu your Primary menu.

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Here’s a video walkthrough to show you step-by-step how to install Showy from start to finish.

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For questions or support regarding Showy, click here. We can help you with basic questions related to installing your child theme or provide premium support or advanced customization for an additional fee. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive notifications of Showy updates or other premium child themes and add-ons coming soon!

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All designs are the intellectual property of Elegant Child Themes and may not be sold, redistributed or given away. We ask that you respect the hard work we’ve put into this custom design and not send this file to others. Due to the nature of this product, refunds are not available. If you have additional questions, please visit us at

Basic support is available free of charge to help with installation of your theme and replicating the theme demo. However, we simply cannot support everyone’s customizations of Showy. If you are new to the Divi Framework or have general questions related to customizing your child theme, we recommend joining one of the many Facebook groups available, specifically tailored for help & support with Divi.

Disclaimer: Showy is a child theme created by Elegant Child Themes. Showy is not a licensed product of Elegant Themes and Elegant Child Themes is not affiliated with or sponsored by Elegant Themes.


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