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

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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.

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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.

FEATURED SLIDES

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

IMAGE BLOCKS

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

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TEXT SECTION

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

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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

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REORDERING SECTIONS

To reorder the home page sections, you can simply drag and drop them into the desired order.

DELETING SECTIONS

To delete home page sections, click on the “-” button in the top right of each section.

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