Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Post formats and the Ephemera widget, part of WordPress Themes: Twenty Fourteen.
…When you go to your post editor after activating the Twenty Fourteen…theme, you'll see that this theme supports post formats.…Here you have all the standard formats Standard, Aside, Image, Video,…Audio, Quotes, Link and Gallery. But as you start using these post formats,…you'll notice that apart from Aside, Quote and Link, which take away the title.…The rest of these post formats really…don't do anything when the content is displayed…other than add a little icon to each of the post's where the format is applied.…
That's because Twenty Fourteen uses post formats in a very different way.…They're meant to interact with a Custom…Sidebar Widgets that you get with this theme.…So let me show you how that works. If I go to appearance and widgets and…I scroll to the bottom, you'll see here we have an…extra widget called Twenty Fourteen Ephemera…that's only available in this theme.…I'm going to apply that to the Contents Sidebar, and pull it to the top.…And here you can configure this widget.…
What it does is take a number of posts from…
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