Managing the Nuance Investments Website

Important Note

Make no direct changes to the Production environment, make changes to the stage environment and replicate the stage to production(Read More

How to Access WP Admin Panel

1. Go to :-

2. Login

3. From the wpEngine dashboard, you can access the corresponding environments WordPress admin panel as shown in the image below.

How to Update an Existing Table

1. Go to Dashbord > TablePress  > Import a Table

2. Choose the desired CSV file to replace the table

3. Choose import format as CSV in this case

4. Check the option Replace ‘Existing Table’

5. Select Table to replace in “Table to replace or append to” option and Click import

You can add/replace multiple tables by placing them in a ZIP file. Make sure the table names match when replacing; otherwise, it will create a new table.

Preview Updated Table

When the update is complete, the page is redirected to the table Settings page.

1. You can find the page url’s where these tables are used under the table information section.

2. To see a preview of the changes, go to this url.

Copy Environment ( STG to PRD / PRD to STG )

There are two methods for copying environments:-

Method 1 replaces the complete destination database with the source database. Please ensure that every content in the destination environment is also available in the source environment when migrating the whole database from stage to production or from production to stage, otherwise, these contents will be erased.

Method 1: Copy Entire Environment

1. Log in to the User Portal

2. Select an environment name

3. Click Copy environment on the top right

A fresh backup will be made automatically of the source and target environments when the copy is initiated. You can also create a manual backup See More About Backups.

Source environment: Ensure this is the correct environment that you want to copy content and/or data from

Target environment: Select the desired environment you wish to copy to

4. Select the “All database tables and file system” option

5. Click “Review and Confirm”

Swap the source and destination for production to stage migration.


Method 2 (For Selected contents)

If you only want to migrate posts, pages, or table data sections, this method can be used.


To Copy (media, images, stylesheets, plugin files, scripts)

If you don’t need these migrations, skip this step; if you do, make sure you backup your data manually See More About Backup.

1. Log in to the User Portal

2. Select an environment name

3. Click Copy environment on the top right

4. Select Only the file system option

5. Click Review and confirm

STEP 2 :

Export all  (posts, pages, comments, custom fields and terms)

1. Go to the dashboard for the source environment.

2. Dashboard > Tools > Export

3. Select Any section you want to copy and Click Download

Always turn off the All content section because it can result in duplicate navigation.

4. Go to the dashboard for the Destination environment.

5. Tools > import > WordPress Run importer

6. Upload the prior source download file

7. Click Upload File and Import

8. If you like, you can change the author or Skip

9. Click Submit

If you have any problems during the migration, choose Method 1.

Make a Backup Checkpoint

Backups are automatically taken nightly, but if you’re planning to make changes to your site you will typically want to make a fresh backup checkpoint before proceeding.

A fresh backup will be made automatically of the source and target environments when the copy is initiated. You can also create a manual backup


1. Open Backup Points in the User Portal

2. Click Backup Now

3. A second window will pop up with required fields

4. Click Create environment-type Backup

To download the backup, check the box radio box and then click “Prepare Zip.”

Roll Back to Previous Version

1. To restore (or rollback) your website to a previous version:

2. Open Backup Points in the User Portal

3. Select a backup from the list by clicking the radio button

4. Backup are in server time UTC

5. Click Restore

6. A window will pop up with required fields:

7. Restore to — Select an environment name to restore this backup to

8. Restore with database — Check to restore database information OR Uncheck to restore files only. The partial database selection of specific tables is not an option.

9. Send notification to — List email addresses, separated by commas, to receive a notification when the restore completes

10. Click Restore Backup

How to create a team category

1. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard.

2. Click the Posts link in the navigation menu.

3. Click the Category sub-menu.


4. Fill the required fields and click “Add New Category”

Creating a New Team Member Post

1. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard.

2. Click the Posts link in the navigation menu.

3. Click the Add New button on the Posts page.

4. Enter the team member’s name as title 

5. Set featured image and excerpt as shown below

6. Likewise, choose the categories to which the team member belongs.

7. Once you have entered your information in the Post, click the Publish button.

8. Click Edit With elementor to import the Predefined template

9. Import template See More about Templates

Edit/Delete a Team Member Post

Dashboard > Post 

You can modify or delete a post using the options listed above.

1. Click Edit to change Title/Image/Excerpt
2. Click Edit with Elementor to change Member descreption

Adding Members to Team Page

1. Select teams posts widget

2. Select Query from the content section.

3. Select the highlighted choices above.

4. Choose the appropriate team member category under the team section.

Reordering Team Members

WP Admin >  Posts > Reorder

1. Choose the category that requires reordering.

2. To reorder, drag and drop the team member image.

Create a New Page

WP Admin >  Pages > Add New

1. Name your page and set a slug (by default, title is used as a slug)

2. Click Publish 

Inserting Saved Templates

WP Admin >  Pages > Select your page >Edit With Elementor

We have already produced templates that are often utilised.

1. Click on the folder icon in the Elementor widget area.

2. In Elementor library, select My Templates tab. Here you see your previously saved template. For inserting template click on the Insert button, the template will be added into your layout. 

After that, you can make whatever changes you want and click on update.

Edit Existing template:

We have already produced templates that are often utilised.

We can also edit the existing templates from :

DashBoard > Templates > Saved Templates

Note:-  When we use templates to create some pages, any changes to the template layout are not reflected in the previously created pages. (except for header and footer)


How to Update Home Page Slider

1. Goto Elementor Editor

2. You can find all of the slides in the content section.


Background: For changing the slider image

Content: For Changing the content of the slider

Rating: Set rating value and enable or disable the rating section.

How to link a media

WP Admin >  Media

1. Search or select a media

2. Open the media file


4. Important: Select the link starting from  “/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/20161231_Semi-Annual-Call_CLS.pdf

5. Select the component where you want to link the media.

WP Admin >  Media

1. Search or select a media

2. Open the media file

How to Create HTM Pages

1. Create a New page and import HTM template.

2. Use HTML widget

3. Copy and paste the entire htm file code into the widget mentioned above. 

4. Or a sample htm file is present when importing the HTM template, You can replace the one that is currently in place.

Create a New Table:

WP Admin > TablePress. This page is the control center of the plugin.

1. To start, click the “Import” button.

2. Choose the csv file to import.

3. The page is then redirected to the page for table settings.

4. Only the fields shown below should be checked.

5. Edit the table cells if necessary

To add a newline in cell contents use <br/>  tag .
To  display superscript  we can use <sup></sup>   tags.

6. For future reference, under the table description add the page url where this table is used 

Adding a new table to a Page:

1. Copy the shortcode of the table to be displayed from the tablepress plugin

2. In the page choose one of the following custom elementor shortcode widget depending on the table type:

    For rating tables :-  Rating Table Shortcode widget

    For the remaining tables(Performance,Morning star,Lipper and portfolio)  :- Performance Table Shortcode widget

3. Paste the copied  shortcode in the  shortcode widget box . 

4. Check or uncheck  whether you want to display title and date from the CSV

5. You can also change the row number of the title and date from the CSV, by default the title and date are taken from the first row (1st cell is considered as the value for title and 2nd cell is considered as value for date from the configured row).

6. The column width can be edited using two options

      a)Custom 1st column width: This option is to add a custom fixed width to the 1st column, this is used for tables with extra large width on the 1st column (pls see the example below)

       b)Custom column width: this is to set a fixed column width for all the columns in the table except for the 1st column (use the above mentioned property to set width for 1st column)

7. Click Update 

8. By clicking the eye icon next to the update button, you may see a preview of the page.

How to Replace Media Files

WP Admin > Media

1. Choose the media that needs to be replaced.

2. Select the file to replace.


3. There are two replacement alternatives. choose the one you need.

a) Just replace the file

Note: This option requires you to upload a file of the same type (For example pdf files should only be replaced with other pdf files) as the one you are replacing. The name of the attachment will stay the same no matter what the file you upload is called.

b) Replace the file, use new file name and update all links

Note: If you check this option, the name and type of the file you are about to upload will replace the old file. All links pointing to the current file will be updated to point to the new file name. (If any other websites link to the file directly, those links will no longer work. Be careful.)

4. Click “Upload”


How to Update Global Widgets

There are primarily four types of footer lists.

Note: Any changes to the global widget will affect the widget’s data globally.

1. Navigate to the page and open the elementor editor.

2. Select the global widgets

3. Click “Edit”


Below is a list of the major template used and an example page that is using these templates:

Home:  Main home page template 
Pages used:

Star ratings Template: a template which contains the star  rating table .
Pages used:

Iframe template:  A template with youtube iFrame embedded.
Pages used:

Right sidebar:  Template with a right sidebar that contains an address and how to invest section.
Pages used: 

Mutual funds:  Base Template for mutual fund related data which contains tables and pdf data
Pages used:

Mutual fund Performance:  Extension for mutual fund templates that contains table data specifically
Pages used: 

Mutual funds  commentary:  Extension for mutual fund templates that contains pdf data related to Annual reports
Pages used: 

Mutual funds  news:  Extension for right sidebar templates that contains pdf data related to Annual reports but with a different User Interface
Pages used: 

Private account:  Extension for mutual fund templates  for summary section
Pages used: 

Portfolio template:  extension for mutual fund template which contains bar charts and tables without border Pages used: 

Team template:   For displaying team members and their professions
Pages used: 

Team member template: For the layout of individual team member and their  description
Pages used: 

HTM Template : a template for displaying raw  file contents with .htm extension  
Pages used: 

Research / News: template to show all the mid-cap value reports 
Pages used:

Component Styling

For some specific components, you’ll need to add a class.

Below is a list of those components.


WP Admin > Appearance > Menus



Don’t change the name of the menu already created

1. Under the page section, select menu items 

2. Click the “Add to Menu” Button

3. The menu structure will show Selected Menu.

4. You can move the menu items around by dragging them.

Custom Widgets

For Tables :

1. Nu Navbar


  • Navigation link label
  • Navigation link
  • Set link as active

2. Nu Slides


  • Background Image
  • Title
  • Description
  • Button text
  • Button link
  • Enable rating
  • Set Rating Star count (1 to 5)
  • Category

The rating section can be enabled or disabled.

3. Nu News


  • Thumbnail type (Image, PDF Image, PDF icon)


PDF Image:

PDF Icon:

  • Thumbnail image (will be ignored if thumbnail type is PDF icon)
  • Title
  • Description
  • Main link (link associated with the title)
  • Date (Format: May 04, 2022)
  • Hide day from date (to change to format to: May, 2022)
  • Make title bold
  • Show/Hide divider
  • Sub links

4. Nu Left Sidebar


  • Title (Top section)
  • Asset links (Middle section)
  • Links (Bottom section)

5. Nu Key Fund Table


  • Ticker
  • Incep. Date
  • Protfolio Manager

6. Nu Card


  • Title
  • Thumbnail Image
  • Link
  • Open in modal (only for youtube video links)

7. Nu Share

8. Performance Table Shortcode

Except for star rating tables, this widget is used in all tables. See More




  • Table shortcode
  • Include title and date from CSV
  • Title and date CSV row number (Default: 1)
  • Table type (Table with header/Table without header)

With Header

Without Header

  • Custom 1st column width
  • Custom column width (All Columns except for the 1st)

9. Rating Table Shortcode

Only For Rating Tables See More


  • Table shortcode
  • Include title from CSV
  • Title CSV row number (Default: 1)
  • Custom 1st column width
  • Custom column width (All Columns except for the 1st)

You are now leaving the Mutual Funds Site and entering the Nuance Investments site.

You are now leaving the Nuance Investments Site and entering the Mutual Fund site.