Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme Installation Guide

Welcome to the DiviFoxx Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme! This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing and setting up your new child theme. Follow these instructions to get your website up and running with the Gearhead theme’s unique design and features.


  • WordPress: Make sure you have a self-hosted WordPress website. If you don’t have WordPress installed, you can download it from
  • Divi Theme: Ensure that the Divi theme by Elegant Themes is installed and activated on your WordPress site.
  • Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme Files: You should have received a zip file containing the Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme files.

Installation Steps

Step 1: Access WordPress Dashboard
Log in to your WordPress admin dashboard.
Step 2: Navigate to Plugins
In the left-hand menu, locate and click on “Plugins.”
Step 3: Add New Plugin
Click on the “Add New” button at the top of the Plugins page.
Step 4: Upload the Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme
Click on the “Upload Plugin” button.
Choose the Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme zip file you received with your purchase.
Click “Install Now.”
Step 5: Activate the Gearhead Plugin
After the installation is complete, click on “Activate Plugin.”
Step 6: Install Demo Content (Optional)
Once the child theme is activated, you will see an option to install demo content. This is optional but highly recommended for replicating the demo layout.
Click on the prompt to install demo content and follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 7: Customize Colors and Fonts
Navigate to “Theme Customizer” under the “Appearance” menu.
Explore the options for customizing colors and fonts under “Gearhead Custom Colors” and “Gearhead Custom Fonts.”
Modify settings to match your branding preferences.
Step 8: Update Placeholder Images (Optional)
Note that placeholder images are initially displayed to avoid copyright issues.
For actual demo images, contact our support team, and we’ll provide them separately.
Step 9: Save Changes
After making any customizations, be sure to save your changes within the Theme Customizer.
Step 10: Verify Installation
Visit your website to confirm that the Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme is active and your content is displayed correctly.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed and set up the Gearhead Mechanic Child Theme. If you have any questions or encounter issues during the installation process, feel free to reach out to our support team at

Happy customizing and best of luck with your new Gearhead theme!