CM Video Lessons Manager (CMVLM) - Creating Custom Template

Creating Custom Template

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Use Child Themes Or Changes Will Be Overwritten

When you update a parent theme, the folder with template files created for the CM plugin will be deleted.

However, if you are working with a child version of that theme and update it, the files will not be deleted.

Learn more: CM Video Lessons Manager (CMVLM) - Creating Custom Template

Advanced Process

Editing or creating a template can be complex and requires some CSS and JavaScript knowledge.

Learn some general tips: CM FAQ (CMFAQ) - Advanced - Creating Custom Theme

With CM Video Lesson Manager admin can create custom template for video-related pages.

How to Install Custom template

Navigate to the WordPress page directory → wp_content → plugins → cm-video-lesson-manager-pro → view → frontend and copy the cm_default folder.

Go to the wp_content → themes folder, find current theme folder and paste copied cm_default folder into CMVL folder. The path should looks like this: wp_content/themes/your_theme/CMVL/cm_default.

Rename the template from cm_default to anything you like (eg. my_new_template)


After that navigate to the Admin Dashboard -> CM Video Lesson Manager Pro -> Settings.

Click on the Appearance 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.

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