Orbit Fox Documentation

This is a multi-functional plugin that extends your theme by adding extra features. This plugin is designed to put the user first so all the settings can be found under the admin dashboard.

Orbit Fox is compatible with most of the popular themes and works best with ThemeIsle themes.

To get started, you can checkhow to install and activate WordPress plugins.

Once done, navigate from your WordPress Dashboard to  Orbit Fox -> General Settings

FEATURES

1

Social Sharing Module

The easiest way to get more social shares and traffic to your website. Activating this module will give you the option to display the social icons in posts and/or pages, desktop position, mobile position and choose networks you would be using.

  • Display on: Posts/Pages - Choose to display the social sharing module on posts, pages or both.
  • Desktop Position: Left/Right - Choose to display the social sharing module either on the left or the right of the screen.
  • Mobile Position: Pinned to bottom / Same as desktop - Choose to display the social sharing module on mobile at the bottom of the screen or on the same position as on the desktop.
  • Show name - Choose to display the network's name when hovering over its icon in the social sharing module.

  • Networks - Choose which network to show in the social sharing module and whether to show it on desktop, mobile or both.

Don't forget to save your changes after you've set up your desired options.

We have prepared a demo to help you get an idea how the module looks in action.

2

Google Analytics Integration

Integrate your account by signing in with your Google account and selecting one of your tracking codes.

If you encounter problems make sure you've first setup a tracking ID code in your Google Analytics account.

3

Uptime Monitor

You will get an email notification every time your site goes down. Just activate the module and enter your email address to get started.

4

This module adds icons to your site navigation menu items with 8+ supported icon types, including Font Awesome. Head over to Menus and select your desired icon from the list.

5

Template Directory

 You can import pre-designed templates for your pages. Access them from your WordPress Dashboard under  Orbit Fox -> Template Directory. This function requires to have the Elementor plugin installed and activated. Once you choose a template when you import it a new page will be created.

6

Gutenberg Blocks

This feature activates the Otter blocks so you can add them to create more relevant content for your site using the WordPress Block Editor.

7

Image Optimization & CDN Module

This feature of Orbit Fox that will compress and resize every image on your website without compromising its quality.
You will need an account on  orbitfox.com in order to get the API key which is needed to get started using this  free  image optimization service.
Note: This is just a basic integration of the Optimole service. For a more in-depth experience, please try out the dedicated plugin.
8

Page builder widgets

This is a very useful module if you are using the Elementor or Beaver Builder page builders. Depending on the page builder, Orbit Fox will add a number of extra widgets.

1. Post Type Grid

The Post Type Grid can be used to display a list or grid view of posts or any other custom post types registered on the site.

2. Pricing Table

As its name suggests, this widget can be used for Pricing sections. The widget consists of just one pricing table, but you can use the widget multiple times to create an entire pricing section.

Each pricing table consists of a header area, an area for the price and unlimited features included in the package.

3. Services

4. Contact Form

The Contact Form widget offers a really simple contact form, with lots of customization options. In the Fields panel, unlimited form fields can be added, while in the Form Settings panel, you need to set up the recipient email address in the Send to field.

The widget has options for styling, hiding the labels, customizing the success and error messages and much more.

5. Newsletter Form

If you keep getting the " The email field cannot be empty." error, make sure you have Map field to email setup like in the screenshot.

The newsletter form widget is integrated with Sendinblue, MailChimp, and MailerLite. Depending on the service selected in Form Settings > Subscribe to, specific options will be available in the newsletter form. 

Make sure to enter the Access Key and List ID in Provider Settings according to the selected service. 

How to find your Access Key and List ID? 

SendinBlue: The Access Key can be found here https://account.sendinblue.com/advanced/api (v3)  The List ID can be found in your SendinBlue account > Contacts > Lists  

MailChimp: The Access Key is the API Key from here https://us5.admin.mailchimp.com/account/api/ The List ID is the Audience id https://mailchimp.com/help/find-audience-id/https://us5.admin.mailchimp.com/lists/settings/defaults?id=258453

MailerLite: The Access Key and List ID can be found here https://app.mailerlite.com/integrations/api/ The Access Key is the API key and the List ID is the GroupID.

6. Registration Form

The Registration Form widget allows users to register on your site. In Form Settings > Register user as you have the option to chose the role of the newly created user, once registered on the site.

If you get the message "This website does not allow registrations at this moment!" while testing the form, make sure you head over to  Settings » General page in your WordPress admin area. Scroll down to the ‘Membership’ section and check the box next to ‘Anyone can register’ option.

9

Mystock Import Module

Using this module, you can import images from https://mystock.themeisle.com/ to use on your site.

After enabling the module, in the Orbit Fox Setting page, navigate to your post or page. In the top right side of the page, click on the small camera icon to open MyStockPhotos options.

You will see all the images available on https://mystock.themeisle.com/ .

To use any of the images, just go over it with your mouse. Three buttons will appear. The first one will just add the image to the Media Library, the second one will set the image as a Featured Image for that post and the third one will insert the image in the post.

10

This module allows you to add scripts to the header or footer tags, without installing a dedicated plugin or creating a child theme. Let's see how it works! 

For global scripts that will be executed on all pages within the website, two fields are available in the Customizer.

It is also possible to add scripts only on a particular post/page while editing it.

SUPPORT

Whether you have questions or need assistance with Orbit Fox we'd love to hear from you. You can get in touch with us in our community-based forum where you can learn new things and share ideas with other users.
Join us by following this link: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/themeisle-companion

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