Theme Quick Specs
Recommended Plugins (free)
Social Icons Widget – free plugin that allows you to create a list of your social profiles. You’ll need it to add social icons in the widget area from the header.
Instagram Widget – another free plugin created by us which you can use to add a gallery with your latest Instagram photos.
Jetpack – a free plugin that includes numerous features that you can active to add extra functionalities in the theme. Recommended features to activate: Custom Content Types, Infinite Scroll, Related Posts, Tiled Galleries, Carousel.
Easy FancyBox – free and beautiful lightbox plugin for images and galleries.
Image Aspect Ratio
Aspect Ratio for Images can be changed in Theme Options > Homepage Posts Options.
Customize Colors, Logo, Fonts and other
To Customize different elements of the theme, go to the Appearance > Customizer page.
eCommerce Support – WooCommerce
To enable the eCommerce feature in the theme, you’ll need to install the free WooCommerce plugin.
Contact Form Page
Social Icons in the Header like Demo
Social Icons in the header can be added using Social Icons widget (free plugin created by WPZOOM). Once you install the plugin, activate it, go to Widgets page, and add the Social Icons by WPZOOM widget to the Header Social Icons widget area.
Make sure to select the Color Icon/No Background Icon Style.
Instagram Bar in the Footer
In order to display a full-width feed with your latest Instagram picture, please install first Instagram Widget plugin. Then go to Widgets page, and drag the Instagram Widget to “Footer (Full-width Area)” widget area:
Adding Posts to Featured Slider
- To add a new post in the slider on the homepage, edit the post you want to feature and check the Featured in Homepage Slider option.
- Upload a Featured Image to the post/page.
- Go to WPZOOM > Theme Options and from Homepage > Homepage Slideshow menu you can change additional options for the slider
Feature Content using “WPZOOM: Image Box” widget
WPZOOM: Image Box is a simple widget that allows you to upload an image and link to different pages from your site or to external sites.
The widget can be placed in the 3 widget areas below the Featured Slideshow on homepage or in other widget areas like Sidebar or Footer.
Setup Portfolio Gallery (Jetpack)
Jetpack Portfolio is a great feature that can be used in different ways to display your work, products and much more. Make sure to install and connect the Jetpack plugin with a wordpress.com account before being able to enable the Portfolio section. You can find additional instructions to properly connect Jetpack in this article.
The Load More text can be changed in Theme Options:
or you can remove it completely by enabling the option Scroll Infinitely from Settings > Reading page:
How to Change Logo, Colors and Fonts.
In Eclipse theme many options can be changed and customized from Theme Customizer. You can access the Customizer from Themes Page.
In Site Identity you can upload your own logo image.
In Footer you can change the number of widget columns in the Footer.
Add Lightbox Carousel, Tiled Galleries and other Jetpack Features
Numerous features can be added quickly in the theme from Jetpack Plugin: Tiled Galleries, Related Posts, Extra Sidebar Widgets, etc.
Recommended Jetpack Features:
If you need help installing and activating these features, please see this tutorial: Getting started with Jetpack.
Here’s how you can create a Mosaic gallery:
To add widgets in this theme, access Appearance -> Widgets menu, and drag widgets to your widgetized areas to activate them.
Widgets Structure in Demo
Load Default Widgets
From Theme Options you can load automatically default widgets, exactly as in theme demo. All you have to do is to navigate to Theme Options -> Import/Export -> Widgets and click the button Load default widget settings
How do I change summary content (Excerpt) for a post?
On editing page of a post, look for a field called Excerpt. You can add here summaries for your posts each time you want to adjust manually the length of text which appears in Slider, Recent Articles, Post Archives or when you simply want to have a different text than the automatically picked excerpt.
How can I change the number of posts on homepage?
- Go to Settings > Reading
- Find Blog pages show at most option, and change the number of posts.