Posts

How to setup your posts

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Posts

Creating a post

The Posts menu option on the left is where you add blog posts. To add a new blog post, select the Posts > Add New option from the left hand WordPress menu.

Post Formats

When editing a blog post, below the Update button you can see the Format box. Pick one that suits the type of post you would like to present

Post Subheader

  1. Standard: Used for text only (you may add featured image as well).
  2. Image: Used for posts with a featured image.
  3. Gallery: Used for posts with a gallery included. If you wish to add a gallery to your post, follow these steps
    • press the Add Media button above the editor
    • click on the Create Gallery option on the left-side menu
    • pick the images that you wish to add to the gallery by clicking on them
    • click on the Create a new gallery button
    • a tag with the ids of the images that you selected should now be inserted in the text
  4. Video: Used for posts with a video. If you wish to add a video to your post, add the embed tag with the video URL as content. For example, [embed]http://www.myurlvideo.com [/embed].
  5. Link: Used for posts that link to an external URL. The post content will be serve as the link URL.
  6. Audio: Used for posts with audio. If you wish to add audio to your post, add the audio tag with the source URL of the audio as content. For example, [audio src="http://www.myurlaudio.com"]
  7. Quote: Used for posting a quote. The name of the post will be the quote author. There is no single-post page for this post type.

Adding a post subheader

The post subheader lies below the post title. Edit the post and add a subheader from the Post Subheader metabox.

Post Subheader

Post Masonry

If you have selected your blog to follow the Masonry Layout, you need to setup the following options for each post

  • Masonry Image: An image that will be used for this post in the masonry list view.
  • Masonry Image Width: Select the width that the masonry portfolio shortcode will use for this item (normal 1 column wide 2 columns).

Look at the Using Masonry Blog section for more info on how to setup your masonry blog page

Masonry Post