Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring the front page, part of WordPress DIY: Showcasing Photography.
- Now we can take a closer look at the front page.…What we have now works.…We have the welcome message, a link to the Contact page,…and the widgets we added in the footer.…However, when we look at the preview of the Edin theme,…you see here there's lots more information.…First of all, inside this area here,…you see that we have a button instead of simply just a link.…Then underneath we have these three featured content areas…and three widgets.…Now we already know from the previous movie…that we have these three custom widgetized areas…that only appear on the front page.…
We're gonna to use those,…but I want to run this from the top down.…So first we're going to add this fancy button.…If I scroll all the way to the bottom…of my documentation for the Edin theme,…you see here it says Extras.…Edin comes with two extra CSS styles,…button and button-minimal.…You can add these two classes to your links…by using the Text Editor.…We recommend creating a call to action button…on the front page, for example.…Here you see previews of those buttons.…
Ready for the next stage? Find more courses in this series by searching for Wordpress DIY.
- Preparing to build a photography site
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring theme settings
- Setting up menus and social media
- Adding custom styles
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Photography Site
2. Extending Functionality with Plugins
Adding a contact form5m 53s
3. Picking and Configuring a Theme
4. Going Live
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