set a grid layout or a slider to display content on your homepage
customize the featured tag to choose which posts you display on the homepage
NOTE: the slider / grid only works with posts, not pages.
Choose your Layout You can either have a grid layout or a slider on the homepage.
Screenshots of the slider and grid layouts:
To choose your layout, open up the Theme Customizer under the Appearance tab.
Under Featured Content select your preferred layout from the drop down. You can always change to the other later if you want.
When you’re done click Save and Publish.
To assign content to appear in the grid or slider, you should assign it the Featured tag. This will display your posts, displaying the featured image.
The next section will show you how to customize the Featured tag.
Change the Featured Tag By default, Da Vinci displays any post in the slider or grid with the tag “Featured” attached to it. If no posts have this tag, a sticky post is displayed instead should you have a post set as sticky. Otherwise nothing will appear.
You can edit this tag in the Theme Customizer. To edited the tag, go to Appearance > Customizer. Under the Featured Content section, change the name of the tag.
The Don’t display this tag on the front end checkbox lets you determine whether you want the Featured tag to appear in tag clouds on the front end.
New to David Themes at version 2.0 is the ability to change the Header and the Entry Title Fonts for pages and posts. As well you can now change the color of your links.
Once your theme is installed you can do a live preview to customize before publishing live.
Click the Customize link in the Appearance menu or on the theme screenshot. The David theme adds two new customization features; Typography and a color selector under colors.
Change the Font
Select the font from the drop down menu. If none is selected the default font will be applied. David Custom Fonts use the Google Font library so if you want see what the font looks like visit https://google.com/fonts and test, test, test.
The header font will be applied to the site title only, the site description will remain with the default font.
The entry title are the page and post titles.
To reset to the default font select “default” at the top of the drop down list.
Change the Color
Change some font colors using the color selector.
The header text is your site title.
Background color is typical applied around the pages of your site. But it depends on the theme.
Page title applies color to all the pages and blog post titles.
Link color will be applied to content area links only, widget area links and the main navigation menu remain at the default color.
To reset back to the default colors simple click the “clear” or “default” button.
Other Options include
Adding a header image to accompany the site title and description or replace it.