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Home page setup

The Trawell theme provides some handy options for your homepage (front page). If you insert our demo content, the example home page will be added automatically so you will have a predefined setup and skip the first step.

Step 1 – create a page and set your home page as “static page”

Create a standard page, then go to Settings -> Reading and select “Front page displays a static page” option. Then choose your home page from page selection below.

Step 2 – home page options

All right, the home page is set and now you can start managing its options.  Navigate to Theme Options -> Home Page as shown in the image below.

The home page consists of several sections that you can optionally enable/disable and re-order, then manage the behavior of each section separately through its submenu. Feel free to be creative and make the best possible use of it.

Home page sections

  • The cover area can display static welcome content, a slider, or a map with your posts and categories.
  • As seen in is a simple section with an image upload field only, commonly used to showcase the brands to which you are personally connected with.
  • About is a section with a custom editor which you can use to add any content, commonly used to write some introduction text about yourself.
  • Posts section will display your posts list, chosen by specific criteria or manually, in one of the available listing layouts or a map.
  • Categories section will display a list of your categories, in one of the available listing layouts or a map.
  • Counters is a section with 5 predefined slots where you can optionally point our some of the important numbers that describe you best.
  • The custom content section is used for what it reads, to enter any custom content you may want to show. For example, an ad, a newsletter signup form embed, a video, a shortcode…
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