Didi is a best premium blogging WordPress introduced by ThemeIsle experts. This blog template seems quite different than all other regular journal templates we have seen so far. What we really found unique in this theme is widgetized homepage that shows stories and call to action blocks in unique style.
You can either use a custom homepage like demo or use regular blog style homepage that just shows latest post entries like any traditional blog.
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Didi WordPress Theme Homepage Layout :
When you first land on homepage demo then you will find a unique presentation style for featured posts. The home latest post sections uses multiple columns featured layout to show new blog posts. There are total 4 demo layouts available in the package and they all are developed with unique style. The homepage comprises Page content section that is visible on the top of the homepage. And there are 3 additional contents sections which shows contents using widgets.
Page Contents : This is top and first content block on front-page area which shows texts, images or anything that you add for homepage. The homepage editor screen will give you freedom to post blog introduction, goal or anything in this introductory block. You can optimize this box to display big featured image, call to action button, and couple of lines for welcome or introduction.
Front Page 1st Block : Didi WordPress theme demo uses a custom widget that is known as “Background Image with Text Hover Effect”. This widget let’s you add a full-width section with featured image, custom text and call to action button. This is idea place to promote some affiliate products or you can promote any blog category or other page in there.
Just below that, you will see another call to action block which is made from “Promote Block” widget. It is good place to add a title text and button that takes user to anywhere on website like service page, buy now page etc.
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Frontpage Widgets and Other Benefits : ThemeIsle
Homepage 2nd Block : This widget area is also flexible so you can use “Recent Posts widget” to display latest posts like demo. ThemeIsle Didi uses this widget to display any number of posts from selected category. You can also choose 2,3, or 4 columns layout to create featured grid section for homepage.
The demo also shows background image with text and button widget for this area. The last and 3rd widget area also highlights recent posts using same widget that we used for 2nd widget block. This is how you can create a custom homepage that shows latest post updates from selected categories.
Slider and More The frontapge is flexible enough to show recent posts, slider, call to action, banner or anything. If you want to display slider then you can use Soliloquy or ant other Slider plugin to promote best posts, offers and announcements. Overall, you can manage homepage using page editor and 3 widgetized blocks.
As a result, you will be getting freedom to generate different layouts with given widgets. You can also create many more pages using same “Frontpage Template” using jetpack plugin feature called “Widget Visibility”.
Header Options : The header will generate a navigation system that link your visitors with important sections. You will be getting primary menu option to add all the top level category, page and other custom links on header area. The header can show a custom text as logo or you can also use an image for blog branding.
You can also add a floating section on the left of the page which is optional and it shows social links and search box. This feature will let readers browse your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social pages easily. You can just enter any social URL into link box and it will automatically add relevant social media icon for social menu.
Didi Blog and Other Features : ThemeIsle
Blog Options : Any page that you assigned as “Posts Page” will start showing all your blog posts with latest posts on top. Authors can use different blog layout options from customizer panel. You can change the sidebar position for blog template with left or right side position.
Bloggers can use one or two or 3 columns grid layout style with or without sidebar. The layout layout style is also used for archive page automatically. You can hide or show author name, author box and date for all posts.
Other Theme Details : Didi WordPress theme is developed for modern bloggers therefore it brings all latest features. The footer widget section has 3 columns to promote author detail, contact, custom menus, social links and more. Same way, you can use sidebar widget area to promote advertisement banner, blog categories, custom links, and other stuff.
ThemeIsle has given 4 unique page templates that includes Grid Template, Full Width No sidebar, Default and Right Content No Sidebar template. You can use this theme as online shop using WooCommerce shop widget. The responsive design makes it adjust to several devices like mobile, tablet and all screens.
The theme options panel makes customization work simpler with live preview box. You can just change header image, website background style, fonts, colors, layouts, blog settings and other stuff.
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