Excerpts are a summary of your post content and are used to shorten your posts so that only the introduction or a summary of your post is displayed rather than the full post.  Places where an excerpt might show, depending on your theme, include: Blog Page Search results Portfolio page Featured content on the homepage….Continue Reading Excerpts

Corpus Theme Guide

Corpus is a responsive theme for corporate or blogging sites. It supports slideshow, custom menu and sidebars. Slideshow When you first activate Corpus, you’ll see a header image with a link to See Documentation. You replace this image, text and link as follows: 1. Go to Appearance > Customize  Or click on Customize in your admin bar….Continue Reading Corpus Theme Guide

Social Links Menu

Some themes include a Social Links Menu for displaying icons that link to your social services such as Twitter and Facebook, allowing visitors to quickly find your social media profiles. You check if your theme has a location for a social menu by going to display locations in Appearance > Menu or Customizer > Menu…Continue Reading Social Links Menu

Divi Builder Plugin

The Divi Builder plugin replaces the standard WordPress post editor with a drag and drop WordPress page builder that allows you to build beautiful designs and more diverse layouts quickly. The Divi Builder works virtually with any theme and is ideal for designing websites. Once you have activated the Divi Builder plugin in Plugins >…Continue Reading Divi Builder Plugin

Magazino Theme Guide

Magazino is a simple and flexible theme ideally suited to magazine style blogs.  Magazino displays a featured slider above grid thumbnails. This theme is designed to display the featured image in the slider and the first image uploaded to the post (from your computer using the Add Media icon) in the grid thumbnails.  The theme was altered…Continue Reading Magazino Theme Guide

Widget Visibility

You can easily hide or show widgets on certain pages using the Widget Visibility module in the Jetpack plugin. For example, you could use this to show the Links widget on Pages but not Posts, or only show specific widgets on certain pages. Enable Widget Visibility Once you’ve activated the Jetpack plugin you enable widget visibility…Continue Reading Widget Visibility

Custom CSS plugin

The Custom CSS plugin enables you to modify the theme’s fonts, colors, border and backgrounds by adding custom stylesheets to your blog. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a kind of code that tells the browser how to render a web page. You need to know CSS to make these changes.  Start with the CSS Beginner Tutorial…Continue Reading Custom CSS plugin

Mobile Ready Themes

The best option if you want your site to display nicely on all devices including phones, tablets and desktops, is to use a mobile-ready theme. The mobile-ready themes, also known as responsive themes, are designed to optimize the theme based on which device your site is viewed on. If you view a non-responsive theme phones automatically zooms…Continue Reading Mobile Ready Themes

Themes Overview

Your theme controls the visual layout and appearance of your site. We have a diverse collection of themes which you can browse in Appearance > Themes. All available themes are also publicly visible at edublogs.org/themes. To change your theme, visit Appearance > Themes in your dashboard. Below is an example of customization of the theme Celebrate…Continue Reading Themes Overview