Category boxes below carousel

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  • #104711

    santavision
    Member

    Hi,

    I can’t get the category boxes to appear below the carousel. As far as I can tell, I’ve followed the steps correctly but obviously I’m missing something. I assigned 6 sub categories to a parent and then assigned that parent to the featured category list under the carousel but they aren’t appearing. Not sure what I’m doing wrong….

    The blog I need help with is santa-vision.com.

    #104876

    otjeremy
    Member

    Hi Santavision,

    Can you confirm for me that you’ve assigned featured posts, to the posts in the selected categories?

    Thanks!

    #104877

    santavision
    Member

    As I understand, yes, I have. I used the ‘featured’ tag that I created in the theme customizer ‘featured content’ menu. Is that what you are asking me?

    #104880

    otjeremy
    Member

    Apologies, I should have been clearer. This is the featured image functionality I meant to refer to: https://en.support.wordpress.com/featured-images. If you don’t have a featured image assigned to your posts, they won’t display on the homepage.

    Thanks!

    #104905

    santavision
    Member

    Yes, I did assign a feature image.

    #104911

    otjeremy
    Member

    The issue, then, should be that the home page isn’t configured with the correct template. Can you confirm that you’ve followed these steps from the documentation (https://theme.wordpress.com/themes/demand/support/)?

    Creating the Homepage Template

    1. Go to Pages → Add New. Title the page whatever you would like; in our demo sample, we’ve titled the page “Home.”
    2. Under Page Attributes, within the Template dropdown, select the “Home” template.
    3. Click Update to save changes.
    4. Navigate to My Sites → Customize and select Static Front Page to expand the options.
    5. Set your Front page displays option to A static page, and select your new 6. Click Save & Publish on the Customizer options page to complete the setup.

    Thanks!

    #104938

    santavision
    Member

    That was it! Thank you!

    #104946

    otjeremy
    Member

    Happy to help :) Cheers!

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