This options tab is where you can configure all of your blog settings, including the Drag & Drop Blog Elements. Please read below to learn more.
Drag and Drop Blog Elements:
The Drag and Drop Blog Elements give you complete control over the look and feel of your blog page. Too add or remove elements, simply hold down your mouse or trackpad button over the element and drag it over to the active/inactive column. You can also re-arrange the elements within the active column to change the order they appear. Use the corresponding option panels that appear below the Drag & Drop Elements option to configure the settings for the elements.
- Boxes: These are the Widgets that you place in Box 1, Box 2, Box 3, and Box 4 via the Widgets at Appearance > Widgets.
- Callout Section: Enter your Callout text: Insert the text that you would like for your Callout section.
- Post Page: (This is only a placeholder. It has no other function but to allow you to place the other elements above or below your Page content.)
- Slider: You have three slots here. Slide One Image, Slide Two Image, and Slide Three Image. You can upload them or enter the URL of their location. You also have the option to add a hyperlink per slide that when clicked, takes the viewer to that link location. You also have the option to disable the slider arrows, by default this is set to “On”.
Select the Sidebar Type
Select the image that represents the sidebar configuration you would like to use. The options are: Sidebar Right, Sidebar Left, Sidebar Left and Right, Two Sidebar Right and No Sidebar.
Post Format Icons
Enable the post format icons. These are “Off” by default.
Toggle to enable or disable the the use of post excerpts. When enabled, two options will appear below which allow you to customize the link text and the length of the excerpt before the link appears.
Enables the use of Featured Images.
Post Byline Elements
These options allow you to enable or disable the following Post Byline Elements from appearing in your posts: Author, Categories, Date, Tags, and Comments. They are all enabled by default.