Storytime gives you the option to go full-width with your website or you can switch to a Boxed layout. The full-width is edge-to-edge while the boxed layout centers your page content, exposing the left and right sides to the page background. The boxed layout is ideal if you want to include a page background colour […]
We took the default WordPress Recent Comments widget and made a couple of modifications to it. Instead of a basic list of comments, we added more style, including the addition of an avatar. Go to Appearance > Widgets Drag an Storytime Pro Recent Comments widget into a sidebar position Click the Save button
A nice compliment to your About Me widget if you want to add a social icon widget with it in your sidebar. The widget will have preset fields for the available social profiles, but we may add more over time. Go to Appearance > Widgets Drag the Storytime Social Widget into the sidebar position that you want to show it […]
The Storytime 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). Go to Appearance > Widgets Drag the Storytime Recent Posts widget into the sidebar position you want to show it in. Enter the number of posts to […]
With Storytime Pro, you get an About Me 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 Storytime About Me widget into the sidebar position you want to show it in. Add a title for your widget Add author’s name Upload […]
The copyright text is displayed at the bottom of every page. You can change the copyright text from within the customizer. Go to the Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Basic Settings. Type your custom copyright text in the Copyright Name field. Click the Publish button.
With Storytime Pro, you can customize various labels, such as the Read More on blog post summaries or to change the Related Posts heading. Read More To change the blog summary Read More text, follow this tutorial: Go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Blog Settings. Look for the Read More Text setting and make your change Click the Publish […]
New for Storytime Pro version 1.2.6, a unique layout was designed for a more book-reading experience. Your story’s featured image will be seen on the left side while the story is scrollable to the right. In some ways, it’s almost like a book: You can see it live here: Story Post Demo What is different about […]
Similar to the blog layout option, you get 3 layouts for your full post view: Post With Sidebar Post Full-Width no Sidebar Post With Banner no Sidebar To change your full post layout, follow these steps: Go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Post Settings. Find the Full Post Layout setting and select the layout you […]
As with most of our themes, Storytime has a feature where you can change the text for the Read More link on your blog post summaries. Here is an example with the List Full-Width No Sidebar layout being used: Depending on the blog layout you use, this text link can be changed. Go to Appearance > […]
With all of our themes, we give you the option to show or hide various page/post elements: Go to the Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Blog Settings. Check the boxes next to each item under the Summary Show or Hide Elements section that you want to show or hide on the post or page. Click the Publish button.
This tutorial will show you how to change your blog summaries to use excerpts instead. This is useful if you want a consistent look at your blog home page (and categories). NOTE: Excerpts will hide all formatting and page elements from view but will be seen when the full post is viewed. Go to Appearance > […]
The Storytime Pro theme has 5 blog layouts (3 for the free version). Default With Sidebar; Stories Layout & No Sidebars Centered no Sidebar with Featured Image; Large Full-Width No Sidebar; Grid Full Width no Sidebar; List Full Width No Sidebar. Here is a screenshot of the Stories Layout: To change the layout, follow these […]
Storytime gives you the option to create a custom blog title and introduction. By default, WordPress does not give you this option, with the exception of the category archive pages. Add your blog intro title and description: Go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Blog Settings. Type a blog title (heading) for your intro. […]
If you decide to use the WordPress “Static Front Page” feature, this theme gives you a few choices when it comes to styling your front page. Please note this works only when setting a static front page and does not work if your blog is set as the front page. Splash Page Template This is […]
With Storytime, you get a hidden search bar that is located at the very top. When you click on the magnifying glass icon from your social menu area, a search form will slide into view: By default, this top search bar is enabled, but if you want to hide it, follow these steps: Go to Appearance […]