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Cygnet: Recreating the Demo - MainBody

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Cygnet Theme for WordPress

MainBody Section

This area of the front page is the mainbody. It allows you to display featured posts on the front page. There are a couple things that have to be in order in order to see these posts populated in the MainBody section of the page.

First, you will need to have the Display Mainbody option set to On in your theme settings. You can find this option by navigating to Admin -> Cygnet Theme -> Advanced -> Display Mainbody. You will also want to make sure that the posts you want to display are set in the published status.

By default, WordPress displays the most recent posts in this area of the page. You can assign specific categories to the blog view by navigating to Admin -> Cygnet Theme -> Content -> Blog View -> Blog Category and entering (comma separated) category IDs. If the field is left blank, the most recent posts will appear.

Also in the Blog View tab are three fields for Post Display. In this case, the Leading Posts is set to 0, Intro Posts to 3, and the Columns to 1.

Below, we have listed the settings of the post titled RokGallery Theme Integration.

Option Settings
Title Improve your site by using ultimate media presentation plugin RokBox
Status Published
Tags Blank
Featured Image Blank

Most of the magic takes place in the post content:

<p class="rt-lead">An advanced multimedia presentation plugin.</p>

<p>This very popular plugin can showcase many different media formats such as images, videos, music, embedded widgets, Ajax content, and WordPress widgets, all from a three-dimensional display.</p>

<a href="http://demo.rockettheme.com/live/wordpress/cygnet/features-overview/" class="readon">Read More</a>

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