Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Using post formats for better visibility, part of Start with a Theme: Food Blogs in WordPress.
Gallery comes with eight Post Formats. Post Formats are optional features that…can be built into a theme that change the appearance and behavior of individual…posts, either on the index page or in the single post view.…Post Formats are optional and how they are implemented is up to the theme developer.…So if you use them and plan to change your theme down the road, keep in mind that the…output can change dramatically between different themes.…Like I said, there are eight Post Formats in gallery.…But only three of them are really functional and worth using, so let me show…you exactly how those three work. First of all let's look at what a standard…regular post looks like. If I go to one of these regular posts…you'll notice in the index page you have the featured image, you have the title and…you have the excerpt of the post. If you click either on the featured image…or on the title, you are taken to the post itself.…
Here you have the featured image, huge at the top.…You then have the title and more information.…
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- Installing and activating a theme
- Using post formats for better visibility
- Exploring the theme options for Gallery and Truly Minimal
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