Natured includes the option to show the Related Posts section when viewing the full post. Go to the Appearance > Customize > Post Options. Look for the Display Related Posts setting and check the box to show it. From the Display Related Posts By dropdown, choose the method to use. Click the Publish button.
Natured gives you the option to create a custom blog title and introduction. This will show on the blog’s home page only. By default, WordPress does not have the option to do this; only the Categories will show the category name and description. However, for the Natured blog intro, your heading group would look something like […]
Before you can take advantage of the built-in styling for a newsletter widget (plugin) called Mailchimp for WP, you need to create an account on the MailChimp website. We will let you handle that part before continuing on with our tutorial. We are going to make this: Creating a Form Navigate to the MailChimp for WP -> Forms menu. Enter […]
The Natured 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). Go to Appearance > Widgets Drag the Recent Posts with Thumbnails widget into the sidebar position you want to show it in. Title your widget Choose how many posts to […]
With Natured, you get an “About Blog & Social Buttons” widget that gives you the option to upload a portrait photo and to write a brief introduction of yourself. Go to Appearance > Widgets Drag the About Blog & Social Buttons widget into the sidebar position you want to show it in. Add a title for your widget Upload […]
The Natured theme has the ability to help you to create a personal portfolio using the Portfolio Post Type plugin. So the first thing you will want to do before moving on to the next stage in this tutorial is to install and activate this plugin. A nice feature about the portfolio is that you can use […]
There are a ton of gallery options with WordPress, many of which are plugin-related. However, we implemented a couple of options for the default WordPress Shortcode Gallery. Gallery Lightbox We have incorporated the Colorbox lightbox feature for viewing images from the WordPress Gallery Shortcode (even the block gallery). You can now view your photos in a popup […]
The social media share buttons let you share a page with others using your social media channels. The share buttons are displayed after the page content. NOTE: Although this theme offers share buttons, using a plugin for sharing will always offer a lot more options and flexibility. You can enable or disable the display of […]
With Natured, you can change some of the labels such as “Continue Reading“, and a few others that show up on the front-end of your website. Here are a couple labels that can be changed: Go to the Appearance > Customize > Label Options. Customize the label you want to change Click Publish button.
This tutorial will show you how to change your blog excerpt size (length). We use an excerpt for a consistent look to your blog home page (and categories). IMPORTANT: Excerpts will hide all formatting and page elements from view, but will show on the full post view. Go to Appearance > Customize > Post Options Find the […]
To change the blog layout, follow these steps: Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout Options. Find the Blog Layout drop-down setting and select the blog style you want to use. Click the Publish button.
The Natured theme has several customization elements that you can change. You can choose how the sidebar elements are organized, the width of the side column, and even change the position of the sidebar from the default left to be on the right of your window. Go to the Appearance > Layout Options. In the drop-down for Sidebar Layout, select […]
When setting up your website to use the WordPress “Static Front Page” function, Natured can give you the option to use a splash page. NOTE: This works only when setting a static front page and does not work if your blog is set as the front page. We’ve modified the WordPress Header Image feature to […]
We have a common setup tutorial for the Site Title & Tagline, but this one is slightly different. With Natured, you can adjust the logo size. This tutorial relates to the logo upload and sizing. Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Identity Upload your logo using the Select Logo button If you need to […]