CM Expert Directory (CMED) - Advanced - Creating Custom Expert Page Theme
Creating Custom Expert Page Theme
With CM Expert Directory, the admin can create custom template for Expert Page.
How to install custom template
Navigate to the WordPress page directory → wp_content → plugins → cm-expert-directory-pro → frontend → template and copy cm_default folder.
Go to the wp_content → themes folder, find current theme folder and paste copied cm_default folder into CMED folder. The path should looks like this:. Rename the template from cm_default to anything you like (eg. custom_template).
Navigate to the Admin Dashboard -> CM Expert Directory -> Settings.
Click on the Expert Page tab.
After creating your own template and creating a directory for it, the directory name will appear in the dropbox selection. Each template needs to include several files and follow the directory structure as the default template.
Choose template and update settings.
To customize template open files you copied to the current theme folder -> CMED and apply your changes. Main file with content is expert-page-content.phtml located in the views/ folder.
You can use additional shortcodes displayed on the plugin's Settings page.