Headway Themes – A Working Example: Part 2

Posted OnApr 1, 2015     CategoryThemes     CommentsNo comment

In this Working Example, we will continue working on the layout for the Home Page.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Adding a Slider to the Home Page

Step 2) Navigate to Headway -> Visual Editor -> Grid.
Step 3) Right mouse click over the Content area and select Switch Block Type.
Step 4) Click on Slider.
Step 5) Click the OK button to confirm the selection and display the Slider area.

Checkpoint 1

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Step 6) Click the Choose Image button and select a slider image.
Step 7) Repeat the above process to add in additional slider images.
Step 8) Visit the additional tabs available for the slider to tweak your slideshow.
Step 9) Once you are satisfied with the Home Page Slider, click the Save button from the top toolbar.
Step 10) Click View Site from the top toolbar to view your new Home Page.

Checkpoint 2

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Set the Block Alias for the Slider

Step 11) Right mouse click over the Content area and select Set Block Alias to display a pop-up window.
Step 12) Enter Home Page Slider in the textbox.
Step 13) Click the OK button to confirm the selection.
Step 14) Click the Save button from the top toolbar to save any changes.

Setup the Footer

Step 15) Right mouse click over the Footer area and select Open Block Options.
Step 16) Add or remove checkmarks as desired.
Step 17) Click the Save button from the top toolbar to save any changes.

Set the Block Alias for the Footer

Step 18) Right mouse click over the Footer area and select Select Block Alias to display a pop-up window.
Step 19) Enter Site Footer in the textbox.
Step 20) Click the OK button to confirm the selection.
Step 21) Click the Save button from the top toolbar to save any changes.
Step 22) Click View Site from the top toolbar to view your new Home Page.

The next step of the guide will focus on Headway – A Working Example Part 3.

 


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