Ensure you have the Divi Theme installed and activated prior to installing the child theme. After you have the Divi Theme installed and activated, go ahead install your new child theme.
After purchase, download the ‘.zip’ file from your ‘My Account’ page at https://www.peeayecreative.com (or the marketplace you purchased from) or click the download link in your purchase confirmation email and save the file to your computer. Be sure to unzip the folder that says ‘UNZIPME‘.
Child Theme Installation
Again in your WordPress Dashboard, go to ‘Appearance>Themes>Add New’ and click on ‘Upload Theme’. Locate the ‘.zip’ file on your computer and click ‘Install Now’.
When the install is complete click on ‘Activate’, you will then see the Divi Excavating Child Theme as the active theme in your theme panel.
Layout Pack Installation
The layout pack comes with an installer plugin. In your WordPress Dashboard, go to ‘Plugins>Add New’ and click on ‘Upload Plugin’. Locate the ‘.zip’ file on your computer and click ‘Install Now’.
When the install is complete click on ‘Activate Plugin’.
On the left-hand side, you will see the new menu item called Divi Excavating. Hover over this and click ‘Easy Demo Import’.
Next, you will see options on which items to import. For a new installation, keep everything selected and click ‘Import Demo Content’.
When this is finished, the site will look like the demo site.