Getting Started – Socrates

There’s a number of different videos on our YouTube channel but here’s a basic overview of installing and setting up the theme. See below video for more “step by step” instruction.

Download Socrates Theme and Toolkit Plugin to your computer (do not unzip)

In your WordPress dashboard go to:

Appearance > Themes > Click “Add New” then click “Upload Theme” at top.

Select from your download folder, upload it then click “Activate”

Then go to Plugins > Add New > Click “Upload Plugin” and upload and activate it.

You have now activated both Socrates Theme and Socrates Plugin.

To customize the appearance of the theme go to

Appearance > Customize

This will load up the customizer where you change layout, colors, fonts and more.