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RokSprocket

Your Guide to Using RokSprocket for WordPress


Introduction

RokSprocket is a revolutionary new extension for WordPress 3.x designed to give you an incredible level of control over how you present your content. Sophisticated content filters, robust layout modes and options, integration with multiple content providers, and a streamlined no-nonsense interface all contribute to a powerful yet user friendly experience from start to finish.

Requirements

RokSprocket has the following requirements in order to operate:

  • WordPress 3.x - Ensure that you are using the latest version.
  • Compatible Browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE8+, Opera.

NOTE: Internet Explorer 7 and before are not supported

Key Features

  • Multiple layout options: Features, Tabs, Lists, Mosaic, Strips, and Headlines
  • 6 supported content providers: WordPress, CFS, CPT, Types, PostTypes, and Simple
  • Advanced cumulative filters: specific and dynamic filters
  • Advanced sorting rules: automatic, manual, or random
  • Individual post display and configuration
  • Inline post previews
  • Inline post details and editing
  • RokGallery/MediaManager support
  • Dynamic settings / configurations
  • Module shortcodes

How to install

Installing RokSprocket takes just a matter of few minutes.

The first thing you will need to do is download the latest version of RokSprocket. The package you will download contains everything you need to get RokSprocket up and running and it is compatible with WordPress 3.2 or higher. It does not need to be uncompressed.

Once you have downloaded the package, go into the WordPress Administrator and:

From WordPress 3.x:

  • Select from the top menu: wp-admin -> Plugins -> Add New -> Upload
  • Click on the Choose File button
  • Select the wp_roksprocket.zip that you just downloaded from your local drive.
  • Click the Install Now button.

Once installation is complete, you will receive a message (shown above) indicating that the plugin was installed successfully. To activate RokSprocket right away, select Activate Plugin from this confirmation page.

NOTE: RocketTheme packages can be updated by uploading the new plugin and/or theme files via FTP, replacing the ones that currently exist on the server. Alternatively, you can remove the existing plugin directory you would like to update via FTP and upload the new package through the backend Installation tool. Deleting a plugin and replacing it using only the Plugin Manager can cause plugin settings to be lost. In either case, we recommend deactivating the plugin or theme prior to replacing its files.


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