Axon WordPress Theme

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    Getting Started

    Axon is a clean and beautiful WordPress blog theme. We are thankful to you for choosing Axon for your business or personal website. Feel free to post your questions in the Axon Support Forum and we will did our best to respond you as quickly as possible.

    Axon has a handful of theme options that you can access by going to Appearance → Customize → Theme. Detailed instructions and tips can be found below.

    Required Plugin

    Jetpack is required plugin for Axon WordPress theme. Jetpack is comprehensive and free plugin by WordPress.com which provides you several features under one roof. Some of the very useful modules of Jetpack are beautiful galleries, twitter widget, facebook widget, featured posts etc.

    Featured Posts

    Axon has an eye-catching featured posts content area at home page. You can easily grab the attention of your visitors to the desired posts or pages. Any post or page can be made featured with the help of featured tag via the Customizer.

    Below are some guidelines to help you get the featured posts setup.
    • Install Jetpack WordPress plugin. This plugin is required for featured posts.
    • Go to Appearance → Customize → Featured Content and add featured tag or a tag of your choice. Axon supports up to 3 posts in its featured content area.
    • Create or Edit a post you wish to feature. Assign that special tag to this post which was set by yourself in the above step.
    • Set a featured image to your post.
    • Publish the post.

    Adding Your Logo

    You can upload the logo of your site using the media uploader. Recommended logo dimension is 250×80 (width x height) in pixels.

    Theme Layout

    You can use Axon in default wide layout or personalize it with beautiful backgrounds by using the boxed layout.
    • Go to Appearance → Customize → Theme
    • You may select a Wide or Box option from the Theme Layout drop down.
    Wide Layout

    Axon theme will cover the complete viewport in the wide layout mode. Background color or image will not be visible in this option.

    Box Layout

    Axon theme will wrap the content in a box. This option is ideal for you if you wish to use background color or image for your website.

    Blog Layout

    Axon is powered with three blog layouts. You can choose the following layouts easily.
    • Go to Appearance → Customize → Theme
    • You may select a Content-Sidebar, Sidebar-Content or Content option from the Blog Layout drop down.
    Custom Menus

    Axon allows you to have a custom menu in the theme’s header. It can be setup up by going to Appearance → Menus.

    Full Width Template

    Axon comes with a full-width page template to put the focus on your content.

    Widget Areas

    Wedding comes with five widget areas – one in the right or left sidebar, and up to four in the footer. The footer widget areas will activate once you drag widgets to them in Appearance → Widgets.

    Connect to Social Networks

    Axon
    allows you to add links to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus and Tumblr accounts in the theme’s footer with the help of Jetpack plugin. First, connect these services to Publicize, by going to Settings → Sharing. Once connected, navigate to the Customizer, where you will find a new Connect panel. Select the account(s) you want to link to, and their respective icons will be displayed.
     
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