Buzzo

Third-party plugins

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To enable full features of Buzzo theme. You need to install some 3rd plugins.

Awe Recent Tweets Widget

This plugin provides Recent tweets widget. You can download here

Awe User Social

This plugin adds socials information to user profile. You can download here

Contact form 7

Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible. You can download here

Custom Sidebars

Allows you to create widgetized areas and custom sidebars. Replace whole sidebars or single widgets for specific posts and pages. You can download here

Jetpack by WordPress.com

Bring the power of the WordPress.com cloud to your self-hosted WordPress. It also provides Social Media Icons widget. You can download here

MailChimp for WordPress

Provides Newsletter widget. You can download here

Page Builder by SiteOrigin (and its add-ons)

A drag and drop, responsive page builder that simplifies building your website. You can download here

Social Share WordPress Plugin - AccessPress Social Share

A plugin to add various social media shares to a site with dynamic configuration options. You can download here

Configure Home page

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  1. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
  2. Create new page, choose Template is Home page instead of Default Template
  3. Go to Settings → Reading, choose Frontpage page display is A static page, then choose Front page is the page you have just created.
  4. You also create new page called Blog, then set it is Posts page to display latest posts.

Home page supports 5 sections, you can go to Customize → Home page to setting.

  • Featured section: Show posts from a category. Allow change background image of this section.
  • Grid posts section: Show posts from a category in grid layout. There are some settings in this section. Feel free to discover them.
  • Carousel posts section: Same as Grid posts section, but display posts in carousel.
  • Grid-2 posts section: Same as Grid posts section, but display posts in 3 columns grid.
  • Columns section: This section is divided to 3 columns, each column contain a sidebar (Go to Appearance → Widgets to setting). You can also change columns layout. Eg: 1 column, 2 columns.

Configure Theme Options

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Buzzo supports the awesome Theme Customizer. You can configure all theme settings on your WordPress Administration Panels → Appearance → Customize.

Header image


Header image

Buzzo Header Image

  • To change header image background, use setting Customize → Header Image → Current header
  • To change header image text color, use setting Customize → Colors → Header Text Color

Blog layout

Buzzo supports 4 layouts for blog posts


Post layout standard

Post layout standard


Post layout standard without content

Post layout standard without content


Post layout list

Post layout list


Post layout standard overlay

Post layout standard overlay

To change blog layout, use setting Customize → Blog → Blog layout

If you want display a specific layout for specific post, enable setting Customize → Blog → Enable advanced layout. When you enable it, each post can be display with Advanced layout setting in Edit post page.


Advanced layout setting

Advanced layout setting

Pagination type

Buzzo supports 2 pagination types

  • Next/Prev
  • Numeric

Sidebar layout

Buzzo allows changing sidebar to left, right or no sidebar in Customize → Sidebar

You can also override these settings in Advanced display settings when editing Post/Page

Content Options

These settings specify how post is displayed.

  • Blog Display: Use full post content or post excerpt as post summary in blog or archive pages.
  • Show related posts: Show/hide related posts in single page.
  • Query related posts by: Query related posts by same tag or same category.
  • Excluded categories: Specify categories should not be displayed in post categories list.

Footer

Go to Customize → Footer, you can change Copyright and show/hide socials icon.

Social follow

To specify which socials icon is displayed, you can go to Customize → Social network to setting.

Social sharing

Allow filling 3rd plugin shortcode to display post sharing (eg: Social Share WordPress Plugin - AccessPress Social Share). You can go to Customize → Social sharing to setting.

Theme Installation

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Install from Administration Panels

  1. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
  2. Select the Appearance panel, then Themes.
  3. Select Add New.
  4. Find Buzzo via search form.
  5. Click on the Preview link to preview the Theme or the Install Now link to upload the Theme to your blog,
  6. Or use the Upload link in the top links row to upload a zipped copy of a Theme that you have previously downloaded to your machine.
  7. Click Activate to activate theme.

Manually upload theme

  1. Download the Theme archive and extract the files it contains.
  2. Using an FTP client to upload buzzo folder to the wp-content/themes directory provided by WordPress.
  3. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panels.
  4. Select the Appearance panel, then Themes.
  5. Click Activate to activate theme.