Read More


Read More: The World Class WordPress Theme.

Read More is an awesome theme built to overcome the needs of the modern and classic blogger, whether for casual and personal blogs or for professional, corporate and journalistic blogs.

Theme Installation

From WordPress Dashboard

  1. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
  2. Go to the Appearance panel, then Themes.
  3. Click Add New.
  4. In Search themes… type ‘Read More’.
  5. When ‘Read More’ appears click Install button
  6. After Installing the theme Click Activate button

FTP Installation (alternate method)

  1. Use your FTP software to browse to wp-content/themes folder.
  2. Extract read-more.zip and upload the read-more folder.
  3. Once it’s uploaded, go to your WordPress Admin, browse to Appearance > Themes.
  4. Click the Activate link.

Adding Posts

Adding a new post is the same way as default WordPress installations, however, there are extra options that might need explaining.

This theme is specially build for blog purpose, better to  add featured image on every post. Featured image will display on front page, in single page.

Adding Featured Image

  1. Go to Admin Panel
  2. Go to Posts > Add New Post
  3. Give the title of the post
  4. Write the content of the post
  5. Scroll to down and see the right corner, you will find the Set Featured Image section
  6. Select the image from the media library
  7. Click on Publish button to save the changes.

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This theme can fully customize from the Customize section. To customize theme, Go to Appearance > Customize. You will find the various options related to theme.

How to Increase the number of Post on Home Page ?

If you want to increase the number of post on Home Page,

  1. Go to Admin Menu > Setting > Reading
  2. Increase the number of post on “Blog pages show at most
  3. Please see the screenshot below to know details.

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Section in Home Page as our demo.

Have a look here in the below image to know the section of the demo and you can make the site as our demo easily.

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Site Identity

This section includes Logo as well as Site title and Tagline. You can manage site title, tagline as well as logo.

How to add “Logo” of the theme ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Identity
  2. Choose the logo image from the media library
  3. If preview is fine, Click on Save & Publish button to save the change.
  4. Recommended Logo Size is 1080*120, or you can use your required size as well.

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Main Featured Section

Featured section includes slider and its options.

How to manage slider ?

If you want to change the default header image please follow this steps.

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Main Featured Section > Enable Featured Section (Feature section will display on front/home page.)
  2. Enable the Featured Section and,
  3. Go one step back on Feature Slider Selection
  4. Select the category from the dropdown.
  5. If preview is fine click on “Save & Publish” button to save the changes.
  6. If you want to remove the header image, go inside the Enable Feature Section and Unchecked to hide it.

Note: Recommended size of image for slider is 1800*700 or same proportion.

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Blog Featured Section

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Blog Featured Section > Enable Featured Section (Feature section will display on blog page. If static front page is selected, it will not appear on front page).
  2. Enable Feature Section and,
  3. Go one step back on Feature Section Selection,
  4. Select the category from the dropdown.
  5. If preview is fine click on “Save & Publish” button to save the changes.
  6. Use the same proportion size image to make the image size equal. (Example: 900*600)

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Header Options

How to enable Header top?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Header Options > Enable Header Top
  2. You will see the options to manage Social, Telephone, Gmail and Search.
  3. Use the available options to manage this section.
  4. To make the menu visible, go to Appearance > Customize > Menus  and set the Top menu items.
  5. In case of Social, go to  Appearance > Customize > Header Options > Social Options and add the links there.
  6. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.
  7. If you don’t want to show any one link, just leave it blank.

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Footer Options

How to enable Social Links on Footer ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer Options
  2. Checked on Enable social to show the social icons.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.
  4. First manage the social icons from the header section.

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How to Add Copyright Text On Footer ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Footer Options
  2. Enter your own Copyright Text
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

Layout/Design Options

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How to hide Front Page Contents ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Front Page Content Options
  2. Checked on Hide Front Page Content to hide the contents on front page.
  3. You may want to hide front page content( Blog or Static page content). Check this to hide them.

How to change “Default Layout” of the theme ?

Are you wondering about how to change the layout of the theme ? Please follow the below steps here:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Default Layout
  2. Choose the options from dropdown
  3. You have two options, Full width & Boxed
  4. Click on Save & Publish button to save the change.

How to change the default sidebar layout of theme ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Default Sidebar Layout
  2. Choose the options from dropdown
  3. You can use sidebar on left, right or no sidebar.
  4. Click on Save & Publish button to save the changes.

How to change the author descriptions option ?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design OptionAuthor Archive Options
  2. Choose the options from dropdown, Advanced or Default.
  3. Click on Save & Publish button to save the changes.

How to change default blog/archive layout?

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout/Design Option > Default Blog/Archive Layout
  2. Change the available options from drop down.
  3. Available options are, Left Image, Full Image and No Image.
  4. Choose your required options.
  5. If preview is fine, click on save and publish to save the changes.

How to change theme primary color  and background color?

Please follow the below steps to change the theme primary color and background color:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout Design Option > Colors
  2. Select the Primary color and Background Color
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

How to add/remove background image ?

If you add or remove background image, please follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout Design Option > Background Image
  2. Upload to add and remove to remove the background image
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

How to add custom CSS on theme ?

It’s simple, please follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Layout Design Option > Custom CSS
  2. Write the Custom CSS here.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

Single Post Options

How to enable/disable related post on single page ?

  1. Go to Appearance > CustomizeSingle Post Options
  2. Checked on Show Related Images In Single Post to enable the related post on single page
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

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Theme Options

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How to enable/disable breadcrumb on pages and posts ?

If you enable or disable breadcrumb options of pages and posts, please follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Breadcrumb Options
  2. Checked/Unchecked “Enable Breadcrumb” to enable / disable it.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

How to change Search Placeholder?

If you want to change the search placeholder, please follow the below steps:

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Theme Options > Search
  2. Enter your search placeholder.
  3. If preview is fine, click on Save & Publish to save the changes.

 

Widgets

This theme have default widget as well as one custom Widget for Managing post called AT Post Column. You can add the AT Post Column widget on the widget area.

To manage the sidebar,

Go to Appearance > Customize > Widget

The available Widgets area are: Sidebar, Home Main Content Area, Footer Full Width, Footer Column One, Footer Column Two, and Footer Column Three. 

Sidebar:

Sidebar will appear on front page as well as inner pages. You can add the available widget on this widget area.

Home Main Content Area:

Home Main Content area will appear on the Home/Front Page. You can add the Available widgets there. In our demo, we have added AT Post Column Widget and 5 post is enabled there.

Footer Full Width:

You can add the available widget on this area. Use AT Post Column widget with 4 post, 5 post and 3 post. Choose the post number as your need.

If you have any further query, use official support forum.