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If you are new, start by installing Oxygen or firing up a demo install at

Once Oxygen is installed, we highly recommend following along with our Building a Complete Website with Oxygen video series to learn everything you need to know: creating a homepage and other static pages, setting up a blog using Views, styling WooCommerce, using widgets, and using shortcodes to output a contact form.

Getting Started

Installation Instructions
Install Oxygen just like a normal WordPress plugin.
User Interface Overview
Where everything is, how to open Oxygen on a new page, etc.

Video Series

Start Here: Build a complete website with Oxygen
Highly recommend for new users to learn everything you need to know about Oxygen. Create content pages, use Views (now known as Templates) to style blog posts, archives, and WooCommerce; use widgets, and use shortcodes to add a contact form.
Designing in Oxygen
Design a static homepage from scratch using fundamentals.
Getting Fancy
More advanced design tutorials covering things like using CSS, JavaScript, etc. to create animations and more.

Views & Templates

Views Overview
Views allow you to apply the same design to multiple pieces of content. Since the release of Oxygen 1.4 on March 17th, Views are now known as Templates.


Installing SVG Sets
You can add icons to Oxygen using IcoMoon. Here's how.
Connecting to Typekit
You can use any Typekit fonts with Oxygen.
Migrating Designs to a New Install
How to move Oxygen settings and designs from one install to another.
Don't Use Child Themes
With Oxygen, there's no need for child themes. Put custom PHP code in plugins, not in functions.php.

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