Creating a website isn’t an easy task. But with WordPress, it’s easy and smooth. WordPress provides you with tons of customizable options that are flexible enough to create an interesting travel/tour or any other website. And using WordPress even a non-techie person can easily set up the website. WordPress is the best Content Management System that comes with each and every function leading you to create a website in a matter of minutes.
The first thing to do while creating any website is to install WordPress, then activate 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 to do which are also important. Those are considered and further explained in this article. Be ready to look into it.
You might be curious about the things that need to be done while creating a travel WordPress website. So here, I have tried to cover up the required steps to follow while creating a travel WordPress website.
Learn to create a travel website with WordPress using Traversify theme
Step-1: Choosing a relevant Domain name for your travel website.
Choosing the domain is not a tough task. The one thing that we need to keep in mind is that the domain name must be relevant to your products or services. And you must choose one that is easy to remember. You are selling one type of product, but your domain name denotes something else. Then what’s the use of having that domain name which propels away your visitors? You always need to make sure that your domain name and your site matches with each other.
Step-2: Choosing Web Hosting
While creating a website you always need web hosting to store your data and files securely. You need to save your website data and files in order to publish it on the internet. Once that data is saved on the server then only you can make it live on the internet. And 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.
Step-3: Selecting the niche-focused WordPress theme
Now is the time to select a perfect WordPress theme that fits your website goals. You will get hundreds of free travel WordPress themes in the market. If you really don’t have any idea where to find free themes then WordPress.org is one of the best places to visit. It’s best to go with the travel WordPress theme that is integrated with the WP travel engine plugin that provides flexible options. It allows the user to book the travel packages easily and display them in a clean, attractive way.
Introduction of Traversify Lite – Travel WordPress Theme
Built-in for travels, adventures, tour planners as well as tourist guides, Traversify is a free travel WordPress themes. It also can be applicable for adventure blogs, tourists destination, travel magazines and many more. Integrated with WP travel engine plugin that allows the user to book the travel packages easily and display them in a clean, attractive way. Traversify theme is fully responsive, SEO friendly and cross-browser compatible. The WordPress travel agency theme is translation ready as it is very important for the travel industry to be able to communicate in different languages. This free WordPress theme is made from scratch to meet the WordPress standards.
Key Features of Traversify travel WordPress theme
- Integrated with WP Travel Engine plugin
- Clean and attractive design
- Responsive layouts and designs
- Optimized with SEO best practices
- Cross-browser compatible
- Excellent theme documentation available
- Awesome support team
Traversify Pro Theme
Available with 2 demos Traversify Pro is a premium travel WordPress theme. It comes with additional functionalities such as global site layout option, 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. Not to worry this premium travel WordPress theme Traversify Pro is also optimized with best SEO practices. The theme is user-friendly and is also available in most popular web browsers.
Downloading Traversify Theme
Once you purchased a theme, you will receive an e-mail that contains all the necessary files.
The very first thing to do is open up your email and download the necessary files from there.
You will get 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.
Installing the theme
To install this travel WordPress theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. For information in regard to installing the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex article on installation.
The theme files can be uploaded 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” and the theme will be uploaded and installed.
After uploading the theme, you need to activate it. 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
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)
So in this way, you can create a travel website using WordPress. And these are the necessary things that you need to remember while creating a website with Traversify theme or any other travel 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.