Getting Started

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

DesignOrbital Page Builder

Wisteria theme supports DesignOrbital Page Builder. Please see the DesignOrbital Page Builder documentation to setup pages by using the DesignOrbital Page Builder.

Index

Required Plugin

Jetpack is required plugin for Wisteria 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:

  • Featured Content
  • Infinite Scroll
  • Portfolios
  • Testimonials
  • Related Posts
  • Many More…

Site Logo

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

Check out this guide for full details on how to set up a site logo.

Theme Options

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

General Options

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

You can control the followings vie the General Options.

  • Main Sidebar Position (if active)
  • Enable Sticky Menu
  • Enable Sticky Sidebar
  • Enable Content Animation on Page Scroll
  • Animation Type

Featured Content Options

Wisteria 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. Wisteria supports five posts or pages in its featured content area.
  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.

By default, the Featured Content posts will not appear with your regular posts. This is to avoid displaying the posts twice.

You can change this by going to Customizer → Theme Options → Featured Content Options, and checking the box labeled “Display tag content in all listings.”

Content Options

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

You can control the followings vie the Content Options.

  • Author Bio: Display on single posts
  • Post Details: Display date
  • Post Details: Display categories
  • Post Details: Display tags
  • Post Details: Display author
  • Featured Images: Display on blog and archives

Site Hero Options

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

Skin Options

You’ll find Wisteria’s skin options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Skin Options.

Headings Fonts Options

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

Body Fonts Options

You’ll find Wisteria’s body fonts options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Body Fonts Options.

Branding Fonts Options

You’ll find Wisteria’s branding fonts options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Branding Fonts Options.

Menu Fonts Options

You’ll find Wisteria’s menu fonts options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Menu Fonts Options.

Ad Options

You’ll find Wisteria’s ads options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Ads Options.

You can display Google AdSense ads or ads of other networks by using ad code in the given fields. You can also control the display of ads on single regular blog post, single regular blog page or single post of any post type by the given options.

Footer Options

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

Utility Options

You’ll find Wisteria’s Utility options in the Customizer, under Customizer → Theme Options → Utility Options.

Support Options

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

Featured Images

Wisteria supports Featured Images on blog posts and pages. They appear near the title on the blog index and archive pages. For best results, use an image at least 1100px wide and 600px high.

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

Typography

Wisteria has several built-in typography features to enhance your blogging experience. Please visit the links in order to know how to use them.

Blockquotes

Wisteria has given special attention on blockquotes to enhance your blogging experience. Please visit the links in order to know how to use them.

Lists and Code

Wisteria supports lists and code professionally to enhance your blogging experience. Please visit the links in order to know how to use them.

Tables

Wisteria has different style of tables in order to enhance your blogging experience. Please visit the links in order to know how to use them.

Buttons

Wisteria has different style of buttons in order to enhance your blogging experience. Please visit the links in order to know how to use them.

CSS3 Multiple Columns

Wisteria supports modern feature of CSS3 Multiple Columns in order to enhance your blogging experience. Please visit the links in order to know how to use them.

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. You must choose the Box Layout in the Customizer’s Theme Options area to see background colors or images.

Custom Menus

Wisteria allows you to have three Custom Menus, which can be set under Customizer → Menus.

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

Select the Top Menu location in the Menu Settings to display your Custom Menu in the top of the header. Top Menu does not support child menus.

Select the Footer Menu location in the Menu Settings to display your Custom Menu in the footer. Footer Menu does not support child menus.

Social Links Menus

Wisteria allows you to display links to your social media profiles — like Twitter and Facebook — as icons using a Social Links Menu in two locations.

Select Social Menu Header location in the Menu Settings to display Social Menu in the header.

Select Social Menu Footer Menu location in the Menu Settings to display Social Menu in the footer.

Read the full guide for setup instructions.

Available Icons

Linking to any of the following sites will automatically display its icon in your menu.

  • CodePen
  • Digg
  • Dribbble
  • Dropbox
  • Email (mailto: links)
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • FourSquare
  • GetPocket
  • GitHub
  • Google+
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Reddit
  • RSS Feed (urls with /feed/)
  • Spotify
  • StumbleUpon
  • Tumblr
  • Twitch
  • Twitter
  • Vimeo
  • WordPress
  • YouTube

Widget Areas

Wisteria comes with four widget areas: one in the sidebar and up to three in the footer. The footer widget areas will activate once you add widgets to them in Customizer → Widgets.

Custom Widgets

Wisteria features three custom widgets:

Wisteria: Instagram

The Instagram widget displays Instagram images on the top of footer widgets. Go to Customizer → Widgets to use the Wisteria: Instagram widget.

Wisteria: Post Carousel

The Post Carousel widget displays the posts in a rotating slideshow with Featured Images. Go to Customizer → Widgets to use the Wisteria: Post Carousel widget.

Wisteria: Post List

The Post List widget displays posts alongside a small Featured Image. Go to Customizer → Widgets to use the Wisteria: Post List widget.