Posts are the entries that are displayed in reverse chronological order on your homepage. In contrast to pages, posts usually have comment fields beneath them and are included in your site’s RSS feed.

Homepage Blog Post Unit

Blog posts can be displayed in Homepage Blog Posts Unit. Number of Blog Post units is unlimited, for example, you can create a number of Blog Post units and display different post categories in each single unit.

Blog Templates

  • Blog 3 Columns Template / Multiple;
  • Blog 4 Columns Template / Multiple;
  • Blog Full Width Option 1 / Multiple;
  • Blog Full Width Option 2 / Multiple;
  • Blog with Widget Area / Multiple + Sidebar.

Create Blog Post

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Step 1

Navigate to Dashboard → Posts → Add New in your WordPress dashboard panel.

Do not use any of the words Team, Testimonials, Works on their own in a post URL. Use them only in a combination with other words; for example, team-member.

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Step 2

Start filling in the blanks. Select a category, add tags, and make other selections from the sections below the post, if necessary.
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Step 3

Choose Post Format of your post. A Post Format is a piece of meta information that can be used by a theme to customize its presentation of a post.

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Step 4

Add Excerpt to your post. It will be used as short intro of your post when post displayed in a list using one of 5 Blog Templates.

Excerpt can be activated by modifying Reading settings: Dashboard → Settings → Reading. Option “For each article in a feed, show” should be set to “Summary”.

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Step 5

Using Choose Sidebar panel, activate Custom Sidebar for your blog post if needed. Select Custom sidebar from dropdown and set sidebar alignment.

Custom Sidebar can be created using Dashboard → Appearance → CuckooLove → Sidebars tab. Content of the sidebar can be modified using Dashboard → Appearance → Widgets tab.

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Step 6

Using Header Settings panel enter shortcode and add custom header to your post. Check Hide Title if you want hide post title.

Using one of 4 theme shortcodes you can add Revolution Slider, Layer Slider, Google Map and Vimeo or Youtube Video to the header of any Page, Post and even to any Custom Post in your site.

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Step 7

Add a Featured Image to your post and it will be used as post thumbnail.
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Step 8

Click Publish, when you are ready.

Additional Customization Features

Custom Background

Using Background Settings panel, you can add custom background to any page or post. Two background options are available – Image and Video. By entering video URL, you can add any YouTube or Vimeo video as the background of your page/post. If you want to use image background option, you can add Default and Parallax style background. Moreover, using Background Settings panel, you can add an unlimited number of image background layers and create awesome multi-layered parallax background effect.

Global background settings can be managed using Color Settings tab of theme framework. Here you can also choose parallax style background or default background for specific page and posts groups.

Image Background

Custom Background

1. Choose Custom as your page/post background source;
2. Choose background type of your page/post.

Custom Background

3. Expand Layer #1* and start editing Image background settings;
4. Choose background type of Layer #1;
5. Edit other background settings.

* Using Add Layer button you can add unlimited number of background layers.

Video Background

Custom Background

1. Choose Custom as your page/post background source;
2. Choose Video as background type of your page/post;
3. Add Youtube or Vimeo video url;
4. Edit other Video background settings.

Custom Super Footer

Using Super Footer panel you can add custom Super Footer to any page/post. Super Footer displays any page content that is created using Default page template. Global Super footer settings can be managed using Header & Footer tab of theme framework.

The awesome thing is that Super Footer supports Full Width content. The usual width of a single pages/post content area is limited to 960 pixels. Using Super Footer you can add full width videos, sliders, maps and other full width stuff to your page above your site’s footer.

Custom Super Footer

1. Choose Custom as your page/post Super Footer source;
2. Select Page Source from pages dropdown;
3. Edit Super Footer top and bottom padding.

In addition, using Header Settings panel you can add Full Width videos, sliders and maps to any page header as well.

Header Display Settings

Using Header Display Settings panel you can choose custom header appearance and functionality settings for a specific page or post.

It’s very useful when different pages display different style content in page header. For example, page displays full screen video or slider. In this case, it is recommended to use Option 5 style header. Header logo and top navigation menu will be hidden until user scrolls to the bottom of the slider.

Header Display Settings
Global Header Display Settings for Homepage and All Other Pages can be managed using Header & Footer tab of theme framework.