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Getting Started with Homepage Control

Homepage control is a lightweight plugin that allows you to toggle the visibility and reorder the homepage components of your WooTheme.

Download Homepage Control for free from WordPress.org.

Installation ↑ Back to Top

You can install Homepage Control through your WordPress admin dashboard by navigating to Plugins > Add New and searching for “Homepage Control”.

If you are not familiar with how to install a plugin, please see our video here: How to Install a Plugin

After installing the plugin, you will find the settings by navigating to Appearance > Customize > Homepage Control.

Configuration ↑ Back to Top

To use Homepage Control navigate to the WordPress Customizer. Go to: Appearance > Customize:

WordPress Customizer
WordPress Customizer

Once you find yourself in the WordPress Customizer, from the left menu select the “Homepage Control” panel:

Homepage Control
Homepage Control

Here you can toggle the display of each component by clicking the checkbox. You can also rearrange the order they are displayed in by dragging and dropping.

Any new components added after the initial configuration will need to be manually toggled in the “Homepage Control” panel.

Compatible Themes ↑ Back to Top

Any theme that has a homepage action on the homepage will be compatible. As for WooThemes, any theme released on or after January 1st 2014 will be compatible with homepage control.

homepage action
This can be found in the theme’s index.php file.


FAQ ↑ Back to Top

How does it work?

Homepage Control monitors the homepage action which is executed on the homepage of WooThemes. Any function hooked into this action will appear in the settings. This means Homepage Control is compatible with third party themes that use the same hook, or with any custom functions you hook in via child theme.

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