General introduction about WordPress & the Lambda theme

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Thank You!

For purchasing the Lambda Wordpress theme!

Getting Started


Lambda is packed with awesome features we hope you enjoy using it to create your website. Please read this documentation before you get started and also be sure to check out our video tutorials

The following documentation will provide you will lots of detailed information about how to customise the Lambda theme to your needs. Lambda can only be used with WordPress and we assume that you already have WordPress installed on an online server. If you don't please see our section on WordPress to help you get started.

If you are looking for an answer that isn't detailed in the docs, please check our video tutorials and also search our online support forumto see if anyone has had a similar question. If you unable to find an answer anywhere then please create a new support ticket in our support forum.

Feel free to contact us and give us your feedback about the theme or any improvements you feel it needs.
We've worked hard to create Lambda and we'll work even harder to support and improve it. Thanks again for purchasing and enjoy using Lambda


WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.


Some of the WordPress hosting options that we recommend

Digital Ocean
WP Engine
A Small Orange

We recommend using digital ocean hosting it has great support and you can be up and running quickly using one of their ready made WordPress instances. Check out this one click install tutorial.

If you aren't ok with running your own server. We also recommend WP Engine, which offers a full managed hosting solution.

Another full hosting solution we recommend is A Small Orange who provide top notch servers and customer service

Do it alone! You can always host and install wordpress yourself if you have the skills.

Get started with WordPress

Here are some useful links to get you started with WordPress.

  • WordPress Codex Your first port of call for everything about how WordPress is coded.
  • WP Screencasts WP Screencasts is a collection of training videos for managing web based content using the WordPress publishing platform.
  • WP Lessons Lessons from the creators of WordPress from beginners to advanced
  • Tuts Plus Tutorials Join over 5 million people using Tuts+ each month to learn skills including code, illustration, photography, web design, and more.

Theme Requirements

Before you install theme, make sure your installed wordpress version is 3.4 or higher. You also need to have PHP 5.2.4 or higher and MySQL 5.0 in order for the theme to function correctly.