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The customizer and other settings/options

What the tool does, what to do if it doesn’t work, and why you should do it anyway.

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Full-width header image in Imbalance 2

The newly added Imbalance 2 is an unusual and interesting theme. Its main posts page normally displays post excerpts in four columns. The header area of the theme is also unusual: instead of displaying a full-width image and a horizontal menu, it conforms to the four-column concept of the main page. You can change that via coding in a Text widget or if you have the Custom Design upgrade. Continue reading

Custom menus

A. Why custom menus
B. Common mistakes and misconceptions
C. How to

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“Posts on pages”

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Required reading 1: Post Categories Required reading 2: Post vs. Page Users sometimes ask how they can make some posts appear on a page they create. This question springs from a confusion between two different kinds of “pages”. Your main posts pages, or the pages that show up if you click certain items in … Continue reading

Improving Bueno via Typekit

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In Bueno you can add a custom header image. You can set a background color or add a background image. You can use the unique Bueno Featured Posts widget (see this post). You can use the newly introduced custom Menus (see update at the end of this post)… …And you’ve got a horrible-looking header: … Continue reading

The Home tab

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Several themes have a special header tab, usually “Home”, occasionally “Homepage” [*] or “Blog” [**] or an image [***] or the actual title of the blog [****]: that’s not a page such as those you create but a link back to the blog front (the main blog URL, which can be your latest posts … Continue reading

Some remarks on Monotone and Duotone

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ Monotone is a very unusual theme, designed to be primarily used as a photo album, with one image in each post. Unique features: • Image showcased above post title, rest of post content (if any) below title. • Images inserted in full size – resizing options/tools don’t work. • One post per page (with … Continue reading

Page tabs as extra links

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ A page tab can work as a link to another webpage. The way to do that is publish a blank page with a link to that webpage in its title box. Html code model: <a href="URL OF WEBPAGE HERE">NAME HERE</a> Officially you cannot have html code in title boxes (it either gets stripped out … Continue reading

Header tabs

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In some themes, when you create new pages you automatically get tabs for them in the header (“top menu” or “top navigation”). Other themes have no header tabs (so you need the Pages widget for the sidebar or bottombar). Header tabs: Adventure Journal Albeo Ambiru Andreas 04 Andreas 09 Autofocus Beach Blix Blogum Bold … Continue reading

Header images

http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/ In several themes you can use an image of your own for the header (the possibility isn’t always obvious when you view the thumbnails under Appearance > Themes, as some of them sport no image at all). The image can be a jpg or a png, or an animated gif. Two thirds of those … Continue reading

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