Getting Started

After activating your theme, visit the Customizer to set up the basic theme settings, such as custom header, site logo, or custom menu.

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Jetpack (Recommended Plugin)

Jetpack is recommended plugin for Autosome WordPress theme. Jetpack is comprehensive and free plugin by WordPress.com which provides several features under one roof. You need to install and activate the Jetpack plugin in order to use the supported modules.

For Example:

  • Infinite Scroll
  • Related Posts
  • Many More…

Setting Up Front Page Like Demo

Follow the simple steps to setup front page like the demo of Autosome theme.

Step 1: Block Editor (WordPress 5.0+)

Make sure you are using block editor not the classic editor.

Step 2: Create Page (Front Page)

  • Go to Pages > Add New
  • Give it title as you like e.g. Front Page
  • Select Autosome Pages category under Patterns sidebar
  • Select Home Pattern from the Patterns sidebar
  • You can use as many patterns as you want. Demo has used six patterns for the front page
  • Select Canvas template
  • Publish Page

Step 3: Create Page (Blog Page)

  • Go to Pages > Add New
  • Give it title as you like e.g. Blog
  • Publish Page

Step 4: Front Page Settings

  • Go to Settings > Reading
  • Click Radio button labelled “A static page (select below)”
  • Select Front Page (You have created in Step 3) from the drop down menu of Homepage
  • Select Blog Page (You have created in Step 4) from the drop down menu of Posts page
  • Save Changes

Now visit the home page of your website/blog. You are done 🙂

Site Logo

Go to Customizer → Site Identity to add your site logo.

Theme Options

You’ll find Autosome’s theme options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options.

General Options

You’ll find Autosome’s general options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → General Options.

You can control the followings via the General Options.

  • Featured Image Size
  • Read More Label
  • Excerpt Length
  • Jetpack Posts Per Page

Header Options

You’ll find Autosome’s header options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Header Options.

You can control the followings via the Header Options.

  • Header Appearance
  • Header Layout at Large Displays
  • Enable Sticky Header

Layout Options

You’ll find Autosome’s layout options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Layout Options.

You can control the followings via the Layout Options.

  • Main Sidebar Position (if active)
  • Front Page Layout
  • Posts Page Layout
  • Archives Layout
  • Search Layout
  • 404 Layout
  • Posts Layout
  • Pages Layout

Color Options

You’ll find Autosome’s color options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Color Options.

You can control the followings via the Color Options.

  • Accent Color
  • Highlight Color

Font Options

You’ll find Autosome’s fonts options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Font Options.

You can personalize theme typography with popular Google fonts via the Font Options.

  • Body Font Family
  • Headings Font Family
  • Featured Content Font Family
  • Branding Font Family
  • Menu Font Family
  • Google Fonts URL

Site Hero Options

You’ll find Autosome’s site hero options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Site Hero Options.

You can control the followings via the Site Hero Options.

  • Static Front Page Site Hero
  • Posts Page Site Hero

Archive Content Options

You’ll find Autosome’s archive content options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Archive Content Options.

You can control the followings via the Archive Content Options.

  • Post Details
  • Featured Images
  • Archive Details

Single Content Options

You’ll find Autosome’s single content options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Single Content Options.

You can control the followings via the Single Content Options.

  • Post Details
  • Featured Images
  • Author Bio

Featured Content Options

Autosome includes an eye-catching featured content area on the home page. Capture your visitors’ attention and lead them to specific posts or pages.

Here are some tips to help you get the featured content set up.

  1. Go to Customizer → Theme Options → Featured Content Options and add the featured tag, or a tag of your choice.
  2. Create or edit a post or page you wish to feature. Assign the special tag from step one to this post or page.
  3. Set a Featured Image for your post or page. Use big and beautiful featured images for the featured content area.
  4. Publish or Update the post or page.

Featured Content Posts will display in the header. You can control the display of these posts via Customizer → Theme Options → Site Hero Options.

Footer Options

You’ll find Autosome’s footer options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Footer Options.

You can control the followings via the Footer Options.

  • Footer Sidebar Appearance
  • Footer Credit Appearance
  • Copyright
  • Display Designer Credit

Support Options

You’ll find Autosome’s Support options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Support Options.

Featured Images

Autosome supports Featured Images on blog posts and pages. They appear near the title on the blog index, archive and single pages. For best results, use an image at least 2500px wide and 1500px high.

If you upload larger Featured Images or images with different proportions, they will be automatically resized to match the required dimensions.

Add a Custom Header Image

Add a Custom Header image by going to Customizer → Header. Your uploaded image should be at least 250px tall. The width should be at least 1920px to provide a visually crisp background.

Add a Custom Background Image or Color

Add a Custom Background via Customizer → Background Image. Add a Custom Color via Customizer → Colors.

Custom Menus

Autosome allows you to have one Custom Menu, which can be set under Customizer → Menus.

Select the Header Menu location in the Menu Settings to display your Custom Menu in the header.

Widget Blocks

Autosome supports new block widgets. WordPress 5.8+ is required to use widget blocks. Autosome does not support classic widgets.