Looking to set up your site using Blogz? This document will walk you through the process.
Installing Blogz is super easy. Just upload the
.zip file and follow the installation wizard.
If you need more details, we have written a guide on how to download and install a WordPress theme, please follow the instruction in that article.
In order to make the theme works properly, you need to install the plugins that we recommend.
After activating Jetpack, you need to connect to WordPress.com to use it (it requires you to create an account on wordpress.com – which is free). If you don’t want to create an account on wordpress.com, you can enable the Jetpack development mode.
#Installation Blogz Pro
In addition we also built a plugin to help you customize more easily called Blogz Pro. Blogz Pro is a addon for Blogz theme, so you need to install it as a plugin.
The theme displays site title and tagline by default. You can also display a custom logo, and optionally hide the site title and tagline.
To add a logo, go to Customize → Site Identity and upload a logo.
You can easily adjust the logo width with a slider.
The main navigation menu appears at the top of every page on your website. On tablet and mobile devices, it will be hidden behind a toggle button. To set it up, create a new custom menu via Customize → Menus and assign it to the Header location.
#Featured Content Slider
Slider: ( Customize → Theme Options → Featured Content )
The slider displays posts with tags that you fill in customize
Hero background: ( Customize → Theme Options → Homepage )
You can change the default background image of Hero Section
Customize → Theme Options → Homepage Settings
Blog have 2 style are Grid and List. You can choose the blog style you want. The options for each blog style will be shown right below for easy customization.
Customize → Theme Options → Footer
Blogz allows you to insert banners. Just go to Customize → Themes Options→ Ads
Banner type is image or HTML
Blogz works nicely with all the available widgets. Simply go to Customize → Widgets → Sidebar and add the widgets you like.
This area is available for Slide Out Sidebar
The footer displays the social links menu and credits. If you already assigned a social links menu earlier, you’ll see them here.
#Social Links Menu
The social links menu displayed at Footer and Header. To add social links, create another menu and add links to your social network profiles. Then assign it to the Social Menu location.
Linking to any of the following sites will automatically display its icon in your menu:
Customize → Theme Options → General
You can enable/disable sticky header, search form style
There are 3 searchform styles for you to choose.
Allow to hide elements for Post
Customize → Theme Options → Post Settings
When editing a post in Blogz, add a featured image to each post. The featured image is displayed above the post title on the homepage.
Blogz offers various color options for almost every section of the theme. You can keep a uniform color scheme throughout your website with color options. Below are the options available with Memory theme –
You can find settings under Customize → Theme Options → Color
Main color will set a default color for the site and for all theme elements like button, selected text background color etc.
Text color is applied to the body text of the entire site.
Main Menu color will be applied as a color to the header menu.
Main Menu Hover Color when hover on the menu
Typography plays the most important role in the UX of a website. Therefore, we’ve focused on giving you a number of typography options that will help you customize your fonts using the Memory theme.
You can find settings under Customize → Theme Options → Fonts
Below are the options with Blogz Theme.
You can set the following options for Heading 1 on the entire website.
Blogz allows you to use System Fonts, Google Fonts on your site. You can easily include Custom Fonts with Blogz without adding a single line of code.
Along with the Font Family, you can set following options for Heading 1 on the entire website.
- Font Style
- Font Size
- Line Height
- Letter Spacing
- Text Transform
We recommend using a child theme to customize the theme. Here is the guide how to do that.
In addition, you can customize the theme CSS by going to Customize → Additional CSS.
We hope you live Blogz. If you have any question, please send us a support ticket. Happy blogging!