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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

  1. Download the .zip file from your WooCommerce account.
  2. Go to: WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New to upload the file you downloaded with Choose File.
  3. Activate the extension.

More information at: Installing and Managing Plugins.

Setup and Configuration ↑ Back to Top

To use Homepage Control:

1. Go toAppearance > Customize > Homepage Control.

WordPress Customizer
WordPress Customizer

2. Drag and drop items to reorder.

Homepage Control
Homepage Control

3. Tick/untick the checkbox of each item to turn the display on/off.

4. Save & Publish.

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 is compatible. Any Woo theme released on or after January 1st 2014 is 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 that is executed on the homepage. 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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