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Cerulean: Recreating the Demo - Sidebar

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Cerulean Theme for WordPress


Sidebar Section

RokSprocket

The Gantry Extras widget located in the sidebar section of the page is a RokSprocket Lists widget created in a very similar way to the previous RokSprocket widgets featured on the front page of the demo.

First, you will need to create the RokSprocket Widget. You can do this by navigating to Administration -> RokSprocket Admin and creating a new Lists widget.

You can find out more about RokSprocket and how to set up and modify widgets by visiting our RokSprocket documentation.

Here is a look at the Lists Layout Options for this widget.

Option Setting
Theme Default
Display Limit
Collapsible Preview Enable
Preview Length 20
Strip HTML Tags Yes
Previews Per Page 4
Arrow Navigation Show
Pagination Show
Autoplay Disable
Image Resize Disable
Default Link None

You can set the RokSprocket filters to include any category, specific posts, or otherwise you would like to have featured in this widget.

Once you have created this widget, you can add it via the Widgets menu by clicking RokSprocket and dragging it to the appropriate section. When you have done this, you will need to complete the following.

  • Set the Title to Gantry Extras.
  • Select your RokSprocket widget in the Choose Widget field.
  • Set the Title Variation field to Title 1.
  • Set the Custom Variations field to title3 title4 icon-cog fp-roksprocketlists.
  • Leaving everything else at its default setting, select Save.

The widget should now be created and ready for use on the front page of your WordPress site.


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