When visiting the theme for the first time, please note that what is shown on the screen is not your actual homepage.
To use the homepage template, go to Pages › Add New, choose a title, for example "Home", fill the page content with your own content(this is what will appear under the slider - in the theme's body, not in the slider) and leave Default Template in the Page Attributes box.
Once you have created a homepage, you can go to Settings › Reading and set "Front page displays" to "Home" (assuming that the title name of the page you've created is "Home").
All the pages that you create come with a set of options that can be configured via Custom Fields(you can enable the slider, hide the sidebar and hide the default page title).
The custom field name › value pairs that we used for homepage from our demo are the following:
Once the custom fields box under the WordPress editor is enabled from Screen Options in the top right of your screen, you can enable the slider by inserting for "name" mediaconsult_display_slider and for "value" true (without any quotes). Then click on Add Custom Field button and save the page.
You can repeat the above step to hide the default page title, by setting mediaconsult_display_page_title to false.