Setup + Manage Home Page
SETUP HOME PAGE
After importing the demo content, you will need to setup the homepage. Go to Settings > Reading and set the settings as follows:
Front Page Displays: A Static Page Front Page: Home Page Posts Page: Blog
Blog pages show at most: 8 posts
CREATING A HOME PAGE
The scrolling home page is created using a special page template. If you’ve already imported the demo content, the page titled Home Page will already be configured. If you are missing the home page, here is how you can create a new one:
In the WordPress dashboard, go to Pages > Add New
On the right side of the page under Page Attributes, set the Page Template as Landing Page.
MISSING BLOG PAGE
You can create a new “Blog” in Pages > Add New then follow the above instructions to set the new blog page as the post’s page.
ADD SECTIONS TO THE HOME PAGE
Once you have a page with the Landing Page template set, you can begin adding sections. To add a new section click the Add Section button.
This section will add featured slides to your homepage.
Slide Image – Add your image
Slide Pretitle Text – Add optional text above the title
Slide Title – Add a title for the slide
Button Text – Add text for the slide button
Slide Link – Add the link of the relevant post or page
Add in a call to action button over top of a photo that links to any url of your choosing.
Number of Columns – Choose either 1, 2 or 3 columns
Column Image – Add your image
Column Text – Add in the text you would like to overlay the image
Column Link – Add in the url where you would like image to link
Add in a block of content of your choosing. Enter your content in the Text Content field; for additional toolbar options (like text styles, raw HTML, etc.), click on the right-most button Toolbar Toggle.
You can also change the background color of this section using the Section Background Color control.
FULL WIDTH CALL TO ACTION SECTION
Create a full width section with an button overlay:
Background Image – Add your image
Button Text – Add in the text you would like to display in the button
Button URL – Add in the url where you would like button to link to
LATEST POSTS SECTION
This section will pull your latest blog posts and display them in a clean grid layout.
Content Before Posts - Add any content to display before your posts, such as header text, images or shortcodes
Content After Posts - Add any content to display after your posts, such as header text, images or shortcodes
Number of Posts - Select number of posts to display. Default is 3
Categories - Limit your latest posts to specific categories, or leave blank to display posts from all categories
Background Color - Choose the section background color
Text Color - Choose the section text color
To reorder the home page sections, you can simply drag and drop them into the desired order.
To delete home page sections, click on the “-” button in the top right of each section.