Setting up Blog Listing Page and Blog Posts


Setting up Blog Listing Page


  1. Please navigate to Pages > Add New
  2. In the VamTam Builder click on the "Blog" element. Once the element is inserted you can click on the "edit" button located on the right side of the element to change its setting. You can control - number of the posts per page, pagination on/off, image on/off, showing particular category or a post.
  3. Publish changes.






In Customizer > General > Posts you will find options to hide the meta info and pagination type.

Blog Archive Pages : Categories, Post formats, Tags, Monthly  Archives. These blog listings are created automatically. In Customizer > Layout - you can change the default layout and respectively the layout of the blog archive pages.



Setting up Blog Posts


Creating Blog Post


  1. Please navigate to Posts > Add New
  2. Choose the category, tags or post format from the options on the right hand side.
  3. Set the post format settings according to the help text above the editor.
  4. Publish changes.


Please make sure  you select the right post format. If you don’t – you’ll be wondering why the theme isn't working for you.Please note that the different post format have different properties so please read the help text.






You can customize the layout and style of your Blog Post in two locations:



Layout and style customization



You can customize the layout and style of your Blog Posts in two locations:


Global Layout and Styles


Global Layout

If you need to change the layout - please navigate to Appearance > Customize

If you need the change particular area of the website go to the tabs - Header, Body, Footer.


Global Styles

If you need to change the style (colors, backgrounds, typography) please navigate to Appearance > Customize > Global Styles

if you would like to style particular area of the website go to the tabs - Header, Body, Footer.


In Customizer > General > Posts you will find options Pagination type and Meta information








Local Layout and Styles


You have an option to override some of the global options. These options are located just bellow your text editor. You can create unique style for any project. Show Page Title area, Page Title Layout, Page Background are such options.





Blog Posts also support Comments to allow readers to interact with you and the Publicize feature that allows you to share your posts to a number of social networks easily and automatically.

 


 You can also add an Excerpt - Learn more about manual excerpts.