Caroline - Configuring the Blog Page

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Caroline – Configuring the Blog Page

Go to Pages –> Add New

  • Add a new page into WordPress and give it the title Blog (Note, you may call your page whatever you prefer. Our demo uses Blog.
  • Save your new page

Go to Settings –> Reading

  • Set Front page displays setting to a static page and select the page you just created in the drop down for Posts Page.
  • Save your Settings

Next go to Appearance –> Customize -> Theme Settings

  • Locate the Content Archives settings box
  • Select one of the following: Entry Content
  • Set Limit content to 360 characters
  • Check Include the Featured Image?
  • Set Featured Image Size to blog (540 x 240)
  • Set Featured Image Alignment to -None-
  • Set Entry Pagination Type: to Numeric
  • Click the Publish button to lock in your changes.

Finally go to Genesis –> Caroline Settings

  • In the Grid Loop Location settings box select the places you would like your grid loop to show
  • Configure the Grid Loop Information settings as desired. Here are our demo settings:
    • Features on First Page: 0
    • Teasers on First Page: 4
    • Features on Subsequent Pages: 0
    • Teasers on Subsequent Pages: 10
    • Teaser Columns (2-6): 2
    • Featured Image Size: Blog Feature (1152 x 512)
    • Teaser Image Size: Blog (540 x 240)

Remember to click the Save Settings button to lock in your changes

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