Setting up Blog Listing Page and Blog Posts
Setting up Blog Listing Page
- Please navigate to Pages => Add New
- In the VamTam Drag & Drop Page Builder click on the "Blog" button. Once the element is inserted you can click on the "edit" button located on the right side of the element to change its setting. You can control - number of the posts per page, pagination on/off, image on/off , showing particular category or a post.
In VamTam Theme Options => General Settings => Posts you will find options to hide the meta info and pagination type.
Please note that the Load more button will appear only for the Masonry layout:
and for the Big images layout it will appear a pagination:
Blog Archive Pages : Categories, Post formats, Tags, Monthly Archives. These blog listings are created automatically.
In VamTam Theme Options => Layout - you can change the default layout and respectively the layout of the blog archive pages.
Setting up Blog Posts
Creating Blog Post
- Please navigate to Posts => Add New
- Choose the category, tags or post format from the options on the right hand side.
- Set the post format settings according to the help text above the editor.
You can customize the layout and style of your Blog Post in two locations:
Global Layout and Styles
If you need to change the layout - please navigate to VamTam theme options - Layout.
if you need the change particular area of the website go to the tabs - header, body, footer.
If you need to change the style (colors, backgrounds, typography) please navigate to VamTam theme options - Styles
if you would like to style particular area of the website go to the tabs - header, body, footer.
In VamTam theme options - General Settings - Posts you will find options to hide the meta info.
In VamTam theme options - General Settings - Media you will find options to resize bog images.
These options control the size of some of the images used by the theme.Changes are not immediate. If you have changed any of these options, please use theRegenerate thumbnailsplugin in order to update your images.
Local Layout and Styles
You have an option to override some of global options . These options are located just bellow your text editor . You can create unique style and layout for any blog post. Show Body Top Widget Areas, Page Layout Type, Custom Sidebars, Page Background are such options.
Please make sure you select the right post format. If you don’t – you’ll be wondering why the theme isn't working for you. Please note that the different post formats have different properties so please read the help text.
Just use the editor below.
Just use the editor below. The post title will not be shown publicly.
Use the editor below for the post body, put the link in the link option field.
Use the standard Featured Image option. https://www.wpexplorer.com/featured-images-wordpress/
Put the url of the video in the option field. You must use an oEmbed provider supported by WordPress or a file supported by the [video] shortcode which comes with WordPress.
Put the url of the video in the option field. You must use an oEmbed provider supported by WordPress or a file supported by the [audio] shortcode which comes with WordPress.
Use the "Add Media" in a text/image block element to create a gallery.This button is also found in the top left side of the visual and text editors.