Table of Contents

Getting Started

Welcome to Sublime Blogger theme documentation.This is the child theme of Sublime Blog so most of the features are inherited that of Sublime Theme. It is simple and user-friendly. You can navigate to each heading by clicking on the table of contents. Let’s jump into documentation.

Installation

You can easily install our theme.

Upload theme

  1. Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard
  2. Click on the Add New button
  3. Click on the Upload link and select sublimeblogger.zip
  4. Click on Install Now button

Activate Theme

Go to Appearance > Themes in the WordPress Dashboard. Now, hover over the theme thumbnail and press the Activate button Additional information: WordPress Codex – Using Themes

Site Identity

This theme supports the default site identity given by the WordPress. You can use Logo, Site Title, Tagline & Site Icon Upload which is supported in our Theme.

Sublime Blogger Site Identity

Homepage Settings

A static home page is like you are customizing the front door of your website. By default, your home page is your blog, but you can change this to any page you’ve created!

Set a Static Front Page

  1. Go to Appearance > Customizer > Homepage Settings.
  2. Locate the Homepage Settings option. (To see this option the site needs to have at least one published page).
  3. Select the A static page option, then choose your new page from the Homepage drop down.The preview window will display your newly selected page as the front page of your site.
  4. Click on the Save Changes button to save your homepage settings.

Custom Menu

By default, the menus will fallback to Pages. You will only see all the pages as menus right after activation of the theme.You can select all the posts, pages,archives,categories and custom post types as well.

Set up Custom menu

  1. Go to Appearance > Menus in the WordPress menu
  2. Click on Create a new menu link
  3. Give a name to your menu in Menu Name and click Create Menu button
  4. Now choose the pages, categories, custom links from the leftside of your screen by selecting the checkbox and click on Add Menu
  5. Click Save Menu after adding required pages, categories in the menu

Still having trouble with the menus! Check this out WordPress Custom Menu

Header Settings

By default, Option for the header search is enabled. You will only see the search bar once the option for Enable Header Search is enabled.

 

Slider Settings

By default, Option for the slider is disabled. To enable this you have to tick the checkbox as in the image below.

Sublime Blogger Slider

Slider Options

As you can see on the image above there are options where you can do different things on slider options. You can enable/disable these features from the Slider Settings

  • Enable Slider Auto Transition
  • Enable Slider Loop
  • Enable Slider Control

Slider Settings

You can choose Choose Slider Transition, Slider Speed,Slider Pause and number of sliders options from the settings.

Slider Type

You can choose slider type as Category or Latest Post. If you select Category then it would just display the posts that are assigned to that particular category whereas Latest posts gives you option to make a slider from your Latest Posts.

Colors

Sublime blogger supports the background Color feature. For this

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Colors > Background Color section.
  2. Now, choose the required background color for your site there.
  3. After you have chosen the required background color for your site here, you can now click on Save & Publish button to save the changes in your site.

Background Image

Sublime blogger supports the Background image feature as well. For this

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Background Image > Background Image section.
  2. Now, choose the required background image for your site there.
  3. After you have chosen the required background image for your site here, you can now click on Save & Publish button to save the changes in your site.

Widgets

By default, WordPress supports widgets. You can edit widgets in WordPress by two way. You can either open a Dashboard and go to widgets under Appearance Tab or you can do this with the help of Customizer. Here are Tips on how you can do it with customizer.

Adding Widgets via Customizer

  1. Go to Appearance > Customizer > Widgets in the WordPress menu
  2. To add a widget, first click on a widget area. In the panel, click on Add a Widget. The Customizer will show all of the available widgets that you can add.
  3. Scroll the alphabetized list of widgets on customizer, or else you can use the search field at the top to find the desired widget. Then, click on a widget to add it. The Customizer will then display a box to configure the widget’s settings.
  4. When you’ve finished updating these fields, click Close on the bottom left of the widget box. You can also reopen and update a widget using the small down-facing arrow, or remove it by clicking Delete.
  5. You can reorder these widget panels as well — hover over one and mouse-click to select and drag it up or down, depending on where you’d like it to display. After making your changes, don’t forget to save them by hitting the blue Save & Publish button at the top of the panel.

Still having trouble with the widgets! Check this out WordPress Widget

Footer Settings

You can just add your own Copyright Text in Footer Copyright.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer Settings section.
  2. Now add your Copyright Text on Footer Copyright.
  3. After that click Publish.

Additional CSS

You can just add your own CSS in Additional CSS.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS section.
  2. Now add your own CSS on Additional CSS section.
  3. After that click Publish.