Storefront Blog Customizer

The Storefront Blog Customizer extension gives you additional layout options for the blog on your Storefront powered web site.

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Installation ↑ Back to top

  • Unzip and upload the plugin’s folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the extension through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Enter the WordPress Customizer to begin using the plugin.

For more information on installing and managing plugins see here

Usage ↑ Back to top

This extension integrates with the WordPress Customizer making it extremely simple to use. Once you enter the Customizer you will notice a new top level section; Blog. The settings should be self explanatory, but let’s work through what each one does:

Blog ↑ Back to top

Post Layout

Here you can specify the layout that is applied to posts on your site. The option can be set independently for archives, single posts and the homepage component.

The options are:

  • Default – the default post layout
  • Meta Right – Flips the content and the meta arranging the meta data (categories / tags etc) to the right of the content
  • Meta Inline Top – Removes the two column post layout, placing the meta data inline, above the post content
  • Meta Inline Bottom – Removes the two column post layout, placing the meta data inline, beneath the post content

Each layout will align perfectly to the Storefront grid.

Blog archives full width

Applies a full width layout to blog archives. This includes categories and tags. The post layout columns will automatically adjust to align to the Storefront grid based on your post layout.

Blog post full width

Applies a full width layout to individual blog posts (single.php). The post layout columns will automatically adjust to align to the Storefront grid based on your post layout.

Magazine layout

Arranges blog post archives into a magazine layout. Posts are set in two columns. The magazine layout will work in combination with any post layout, but you might find readability improved by selecting one of the inline post layout options if you need a sidebar on your blog pages.

FAQ ↑ Back to top

I’ve enabled the homepage component, but I’d like to move it ↑ Back to top

Install our Homepage Control plugin and you’ll be able to re-arrange all your homepage components via the Customizer.

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