Thank you for using the Genesis Framework by StudioPress and selecting the Decor theme. Following are the instructions for setting up your site to resemble the Decor theme demo.
If you have any trouble, please fill out the contact form for assistance.
You may wish to have the Decor theme demo open, for reference, while setting up your theme. The setup documentation for this theme has been broken down into the following sections:
How to Import Demo Content
For your convenience, an export file of the Demo site is available to assist in the setup of your Decor theme. You’ll find more information about this in the Importing Demo Content tutorial.
This theme is a standard blog layout, with the 3 column theme layout option chosen, with a few additional features.
How to Configure the Featured Images
By default WordPress will create a default thumbnail image for each image you upload and the size can be specified in your dashboard under Settings > Media. In addition, the Decor child theme creates the following featured image of 730px by 285px, which is defined (and can be modified) in the functions.php file. This is the recommended image size that is used on the Decor child theme demo site.
The date above the post shows when a featured image is used.
Under Genesis > Theme Settings > Content Archives check the setting for “Include the Featured Image?” .
How to Configure the Menus
Configure a menu by navigating to Appearance -> Menus -> Manage Locations.
For the Decor theme, the Primary and Secondary menus are disabled under Appearance -> Menus -> Manage Locations. To disable those menu locations, choose –Select a Menu–, then save.
To display a menu in the header as shown on the demo, navigate to Appearance -> Widgets. Drag a Custom Menu widget to the Header Right area, select your desired menu, then save.
How to Configure The 411 Widget
The user widget is a text widget with HTML for the image and plain text.
<p><img src="http://demo.studiopress.com/decor/files/2012/04/profile-sidebar.jpg" alt="Abby Dunaway" /></p>
<p>Starbucks Addict. Nomad Theorist. Photographer. Compulsive Pinner.</p>
<p><a href="http://www.facebook.com/bgardner">Facebook</a> | <a href="http://gplus.to/bgardner">Google+</a> | <a href="http://pinterest.com/studiopress/">Pinterest</a> | <a href="http://twitter.com/bgardner">Twitter</a></p>
How to Select the Color Scheme
This theme includes four color schemes called default Gold, Amethyst, Copper, Silver and can be selected from the Genesis -> Settings -> Color Style area.
To change any of the color schemes, you will need to edit style.css.
How to Configure the Social Media Icons
The social media icons in Footer widget 3 is the Simple Social icons plugin. Install the plugin, then drag the widget in place. The icon color for the default theme is #B88E52 and is the same as the link color in style.css.
Amethyst – #a57690
Copper – #b87551
Silver – #555
Congratulations! You are now ready to begin adding content and personal touches to your new Decor and Genesis powered website. If you run into any problems along the way or have questions, please fill out the contact form and let us know how we can help.