Amble (pro) lets you create a post slider, giving you the option to showcase blog posts. We’ve included the Bootstrap Carousel as the slider but made it easier to generate your slides by using a menu. By default, this slider/carousel will only show up on the blog home page. As a side note, we recommend […]
WordPress includes an Image Widget. It’s great to have, but it’s a little limited in style, so Amble made a few enhancements. We should note that the customized style is applied only to the image widget when it’s published to the banner sidebar position, but it also is dependent on whether you use a caption. […]
In Amble (pro), create consistent thumbnails for your blog post—in our case, depending on the blog layout you choose. Amble includes thumbnail settings that you can enable for the blog layout that you choose. The idea behind this is to create a visually consistent look and style for your website. Normally, you can set thumbnail […]
Amble (pro) includes options to change various labels on elements. Things like: Although there are a few with the free version of Amble, the pro version will offer many more. This theme will offer default labels, but you can change them whenever you want them to show something different.
Amble (Pro) includes post formats that give you the option to set custom introductions. Normally with WordPress, you can create a category description, but for other archives, you can’t. Amble includes the following formats that you can use as specialized categories: Post meta information will display a linked post format label. When you click on […]
Another element of WordPress that is not built in is the ability to disable the category heading prefix. You will know what this is when you go to a blog category and find the label “Category:” right before the category name. Amble includes a setting that lets you hide this prefix label.
There is something to be said about Black & White photography. This is something we decided to implement into Amble Premium, where you can change your coloured images to black & white. This adds a unique design style if you focus on photos. If you have a photographic blog or write about topics that include […]
Amble (pro) includes a related posts section at the bottom of every blog post. These are posts that are offered to the reader as additional recommended reading. There are a few customizable elements to your related posts.
The Amble theme has 3 footer layouts; 1 for the free version of Amble. Please note that the screenshots showing a newsletter section are actually a widget published to the footer sidebar. Footer Layout 3 does not have this sidebar available.
Thank you for downloading this theme. This documentation consists of several parts and covers the process of installing and setting up your theme, as well, as the premium (plugin) version. We did our best to make our tutorials as clear as possible. However, if you have any difficulties with this theme or any suggestions on […]
When we mention site branding, this is in reference to the site title and site description (tagline). With Amble, you can show or hide either one. Why would you do this? When using a logo, you might want to disable one or both elements if you only want your logo to appear. To hide the […]
The Amble (pro) theme includes a recent posts widget to display the most recent posts with thumbnails. The thumbnails are automatically generated from the featured image you upload for the post(s).
With Amble, you get an “Author” widget that gives you the option to upload a portrait photo and write a brief introduction of yourself.
Amble comes with up to 12 colour presets. So, if you are not keen on the default colour palette for this theme, you can go to the customizer and choose a different colour preset. You can also manage the theme’s default primary, secondary, and tertiary colours too! We’ve already covered the basic colour options that […]
Amble incorporates the WordPress page background feature so that you can customize the background. You have the choice of using a colour background or you can upload a photo to fill the area behind the main content. Backgrounds are best suited when you are using a boxed layout for your pages. IMPORTANT: Your page background […]
Amble includes a Back-to-Top navigational element at the bottom of every page. If you have long pages, the reader can navigate back up to the top of the page by clicking on this button/link.