Using the featured slider
The featured slider is super simple to use once you get the hang of it. Below are some guidelines to help you get the slider setup and looking good.
- First, go to the Appearance → Theme Options page and make sure your slider is enabled.
- Posts are added to the slider when they are marked “sticky”. When you mark a post “sticky” it will automatically appear in the slider.
- The description on the button in the sidebar of the slider (underneath the title) is pulled from the post content.
- Next, be sure to add a “read more” tag to your post so your entire post doesn’t show up in the feature box.
- Finally, add a featured image to your post.
- Once your posts are properly formatted feel free to play around with the autostart and animation speed settings and get everything just right.
Adding a custom logo
Navigate to Appearance → Theme Options → Custom Logo Image and upload your logo. You also have the option to disable the tagline.
Changing your fonts
Navigate to Appearance → Theme Options → Typography and choose an Accent font and a Body font.
To disable the built-in custom fonts navigate to Appearance → Theme Options → Typography and set your Accent font to Helvetica and your Body font to Georgia. Once the fonts have been disabled follow the normal instructions for using Typekit with WordPress.com.
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