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Customize Layout by using Layout Manager

Layout Manager, Sidebar Manager and Theme Options page are additional advanced features of KOPATHEME framework.

Layout Manager

You can customize the layout of all pages on the website with Layout Manager. In Layout Manager, you can see the illustration for layouts which that page can apply. The illustration shows you the widget areas of the layout. Based on the illustration, you can feel easy to select the sidebar for widget areas.

Sidebars of KOPATHEME framework are dynamic, so you can create a sidebar, delete or edit them flexibly in Sidebar Manager.

The ways to set up the pages layout can be summarized in 3 following steps:

  • Step 1: Select layout you like for the page.
  • Step 2: Choose sidebar for each widget area.
  • Step 3: Go to Appearance » Widget page to drag-drop widgets into each sidebar.

Here is a particular example: How to set up layout for Front Page.

Customize layout for Front Page

  • Step 1: Before customizing layout for Front page, you need to create a static page to use as a Front Page. Then go to Setting > Reading. In Front Page displays, click Static page and use the static page as the Front Page.

    Setting for front-page

  • Step 2: Click Nictitate » Layout Manager » Front Page

    Select Layout Manager

  • Step 3: When you click Select the layout, the illustration on the right of the screen will show how widget areas display in selected layout, click Select Sidebar to select from the drop-down list the sidebar you want for each widget area, and finally click Save.

Note: With KOPATHEME framework, it is easy and flexible to customize the layout, you can customize the layout for each page, category, even post. Setting layout in this procedure is the general setting for all pages, categories, and posts; however, each page has options to customize its layout. Detailed steps to customize the layout for each page will be shown in the next tutorials.

Sidebar Manager

Sidebar manager is an advanced feature of the Kopatheme framework which allows you to create sidebars for each page you want, rename Sidebars as wanted, so it is easy for you to remember and control position of Widgets in Appearance > Widget

To create a new sidebar, follow the steps:

  • Step 1: Click Nictitate » Sidebar Manager
  • Step 2: Enter sidebar name, click Add sidebar button.

To remove default/ existing sidebar, follow the steps:

  • Step 1: Click Nictitate » Sidebar Manager
  • Step 2: Click Remove on the right of the sidebar name you want to remove.

Video Tutorials

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