Shamrock provides all common WordPress post features and functionality, as well as some more cool features and customization which are described below.
Splitting the content / displaying read more link
This is not a specific feature, actually, it is very WordPress common but we have found that many users are not familiar with it so here is a quick explanation.
Usually, most of the users do not want to display entire posts on archive templates but only a few starting lines of the content followed by the “read more” link. This can be achieved with “more tag” properly placed inside your post content in the visual editor, as shown in the image below.
Content VS Excerpt
Please note that you can choose whether you want to use manual post splitting (more tag) or split content automatically (excerpt) via
Customizer -> Blog ->Content limit type option.
This theme also provides support for several built-in post formats, introduced since WordPress version 3.1.
All the posts by default have “Standard” format and it will probably be enough to run a classic WordPress blog for most of the users because it actually supports all the WordPress common features. For something more specific, there are a couple of variations.
The best way to learn how to use post formats with this theme is by checking posts in our demo content, but here is a quick guide for each one.
The video post usually has a video block at the beginning of your content. You can add some more content bellow the video.
The gallery post usually has a gallery block at the beginning of your content. You can add some more content bellow created gallery.
The audio post usually has an audio URL or embed code at the beginning of your content.
The image post consists of the featured image only. You can use the content editor to add more content if you want.
This is also a cool WordPress feature which Shamrock theme supports. You can split your post content into multiple pages with the
tag and use it as a so-called “paginated” post with stylish previous/next pagination.
Standard post – wrapping up
All these format features previously described are of course supported in standard post format as well. So if you want to show a mixture of galleries, videos, audios, content, etc… in one single post, you will probably want to use standard post format.
This theme is WordPress 5.0 optimized, which means that it uses blocks for content creation. If you want to learn more about WordPress blocks and their features, we suggest you visit this great user guide for using blocks.