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Archive Layout Settings

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This tutorial covers how to setup the Archive Settings on WordPress themes by Georgia Lou Studios.

Archives include:

  • Category pages
  • Tag pages
  • Date pages
  • Search pages

View the video or see the written directions below.

Archive Layout Settings

  1. On the WordPress Dashboard, go to Appearance Customize or click the blue Customize Your Site button on the Dashboard home page.social1.jpg
  2. The Customizer will open.
  3. Click on the Theme Options tab.slider1.jpg
  4. Click on the Archives tab.archive1.jpg
  5. To change the Archive Layout, click on the picture for the layout you wish to display.
  6. For the grid and masonry layouts, you may choose to enable the 3 Columns display. The default is 2 columns.
  7. Under Featured Image Size, choose the size ratio for your Featured Images. Applies to the blog page only and the list, grid and mixed layouts only. (Default layout and masonry display at original size/ratio).
  8. Under Homepage Display Options, you may choose to enable/disable:
    1. Title Section
    2. Category meta
    3. Date meta
    4. Author meta
    5. Reading time meta
    6. Comments meta
    7. Automatic excerpts (full post displayed if disabled. Default and First Big Post layouts only)
    8. Excerpts (list, grid, mixed and masonry layouts)
    9. Change excerpt length
    10. Read More buttons
  9. You can also change your Homepage sidebar settings.
  10. Click the Publish button to save changes.
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