Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a custom image size for testimonials, part of WordPress: Building a One-Page Style Site.
…At this point,…we have almost all the content we want on the front page, with one major exception.…The second section that's on the front page is Testimonials.…And so far in the course, I've only addressed it briefly by putting the word…Testimonials in the section and also adding a background color to it.…Now, I want to add the actual testimonials in,…and here I'm going to create some new posts and then pull in content from them.…But before I can even get to that point, I have to do some pre-planning.…Because in my testimonials, I want to display head shots, so…pictures of each of the people that are providing testimonials.…
And I'm going to use the featured image function in WordPress to do that.…So, I need to make sure that the featured image function has the correct image…size for me to use on the front page.…Now in preparation for this course, I did some general mockups, and…I found that the size of image that I want for the front page is 253 by 253 pixels.…So, before I do anything else, I need to get WordPress to generate these images for…
- Creating a foundation for the front page with a child theme, styles, and dummy content
- Using custom queries to display content from different pages
- Adding testimonials
- Adding a custom menu
- Creating a scrolling effect