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Minimum Documentation

  1. Uploading a Custom Header
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Header and upload your header. The default size for the Minimum theme is 960 x 100 pixels.

    Using a Custom Background
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Background and either upload the background image you wish to use or include a 6-digit hexcode that will be used for the background color.

    Using Menus
    This theme relies on Custom Menus for functionality. Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Menus and set up your navigation menus. Be sure to select the Primary/Secondary custom menu you wish to display in the Theme Locations option box on the Custom Menus screen. You also have the option to enable/disable the Primary/Secondary menus from displaying by going to the Appearance → Theme Options page in your WordPress dashboard.

    Changing Site Layout
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Theme Options → General Settings and select the site layout you wish to use. Minimum offers these layout options:

    • Content / Sidebar
    • Sidebar / Content
    • Content / Sidebar / Sidebar
    • Sidebar / Sidebar / Content
    • Sidebar / Content / Sidebar
    • Full Width Content

    Enabling Breadcrumbs
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Theme Options → Breadcrumbs and select the types of pages you want breadcrumbs to appear on. Minimum offers these types:

    • Front Page
    • Posts
    • Pages
    • Archives
    • 404 Page

    Widgetized home page
    Under Settings -> reading make sure it shows "your latest posts". The theme itself has a template file to generate the home page. Set up the widgets as indicated below.

    Creating a Welcome Message
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Widgets and you will see the "Welcome" widget area in the right hand side of your screen. Simply create a text widget with your message and then place that into the widget area.

    Setting Up the Featured Section
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Widgets and you will see the "Featured" widget area in the right hand side of your screen. Simply choose the Genesis - Featured Page widget, configure the settings and then place that into the widget area.

    Setting Up the Portfolio Section
    Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Widgets and you will see the "Portfolio" widget area in the right hand side of your screen. Simply choose the Genesis - Featured Posts widget, configure the settings and then place that into the widget area.

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