Setting up Individual Blog Page
It's quite easy to set up your blog page. Simply add "Blog" element to your blank page and click "Edit element". You can start by selecting your favorite style. Boo offers 12 different blog styles to fit every situation. The sidebar should be assigned in the page options.
Narrow data source: Shows only specific categories, tags or custom taxonomies. For instance, you have a lifestyle blog and want to show only fashion news on this page. You can add fashion category in this field and as a result, only fashion news will show up.
Pagination: Boo includes different styles of Ajax and a traditional pagination. Ajax styles load new posts in the same page while pagination navigates to another page to show more posts.
Total items: How many posts to be shown.
Data Source: Posts, Custom query or List of IDs.
Excerpt Length: Post description length.
Blog Page Assignment
Simply go to Settings > Reading and assign your blog page as "Posts Page". This is the page that shows your latest posts.
Setting up Blog Archive Page
Go to Theme Options > Blog > General to set up a blog archive page. This page defines the style of search, author, tag and category pages. You can change the blog style, titles, pagination type and excerpt length here.
Blog Archive Options
Adding New Blog Post
Go to Posts > Add New to add a new blog post. Make sure you've switched to Classic Editor before writing your post.
Supported Post Formats:
- Video ( Hosted, Youtube, Vimeo )
New blog post
Blog Post Options
Go to Theme Options > Blog > Single Post to make global changes in your blog posts. These options also can be found at the bottom of each post so you can make unique changes for each post.
Style: The default style for your blog posts. There are two styles available here: Default and Cover (Full Width).
Like Button: Option to enable/disable like Button
Social Sharing Box: Option to enable/disable the social sharing box
Author Box: Option to enable/disable Box containing information about the Author in Blog Posts
Previous/Next Pagination: Option to enable/disable the pagination in the Blog Post.
Related Posts: Option to enable/disable related posts in the Blog Post.
Related Posts Title: Option to change the title for the Related Posts shown in Blog Posts.
Number of Related Projects: Option to control the number of related posts to be shown in Blog Posts.
Adding Custom Sidebar
Go to Theme Options > General > General Settings to add a custom sidebar. After it is added, it will show up in Widgets Page.
Adding Custom Sidebar
Go to Appearance > Widgets to see your sidebar.
Assign Sidebar to the Blog Archive
You can assign a sidebar and define the position for the sidebar. Go to Theme Options > Sidebars > Blog Archive to assign a sidebar for Blog Archive Page.
Assign Sidebar to the Blog Post
Simply go to Theme Options > Sidebars > Blog Posts to assign a global sidebar for blog posts.