Dispatch is a magazine style template with custom post styling using WP Show Posts. The template uses GeneratePress Theme (Free) and GP Premium.
1. Install Template
First, you need to activate Site Library Module in GP Premium.
Next, import Dispatch Template, See how to import GeneratePress Template
All Colors & Typography, you can find at Appearance > Customize > Colors or Typography
Some color settings can also find at Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS
Header has Site Title, Social Icons, Navigation and Search Icon.
Go to Appearance > Customize > Site Identity
Appearance > Widget > Header > Lightweight Social Icons
To edit Navigation Items, Appearance > Menus > Primary Menu – Dispatch (Primary Menu, Off Canvas Menu)
To edit Navigation Top Border, go to Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS > Line 6 – Line 8
To edit Navigation Items Underline when hovering & Home Item Border, go to Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS > Line 1 – Line 4 & Line 36 – Line 68
Appearance > Customize > Layout > Primary Navigation > Navigation Search
Category Navigation is in
- Below Header in Pages
- Below Featured Posts in Homepage
- Below Category Title in Category Archive
To edit Category Navigation Items, Appearance > Menus > Category Menu – Dispatch (Secondary Menu)
To edit Display rule, Appearance > Elements > Secondary Navigation > Display Rules
Footer has Copyright Text. Edit at Appearance > Customize > Layout > Footer > Copyright
Featured Posts use WP Show Posts Plugin with Header List.
To edit Posts, go to WP Show Posts > All Lists > Header > You can edit everything.
To show Posts below Header in Homepage, edit at Appearance > Elements > Magazine Grid > Edit Short Code & Display Rules
and some custom code in Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS > Line 198 – Line 260
Wrote in Header
New Posts – A Category – More Articles
They use WP Show Posts Plugin with List Name is: Standard – Align – Simple
If you want to remove them from Homepage, go to Pages > Cover Page
Homepage Sidebar has Widgets: Posts (Custom HTML) – Search – Posts (Custom HTML) – Categories – Recent Posts. Edit at Appearance > Widgets > Right Sidebar.
Posts – Posts use Custom HTML with WP Show Posts Shortcode, List Name is Sidebar & Simple Sidebar
Edit Sidebar & Simple Sidebar at WP Show Posts
Single Post has Featured Image (Image, Post Title, Post Meta) , Post Content & Comment, Post Navigation, Sidebar
Appearance > Elements > Single Post
- Element Classes
- Background Image: Featured Image
- Background Position: center center
- Horizontal Alignment: Center
- Disable Featured Image
- Text Color
- Link Color
- Link Hover Color
Some other settings at Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog
- Content – Single
and some custom code at Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS > Line 85 – 89
Appearance > Elements > Custom Post Navigation
and some custom code in Appearance > Customize > Additional CSS > Line 312 – Line 399
7. Blog Page
Blog Page has Posts & Sidebar.
To remove sidebar or edit sidebar width, go to Appearance > Customize > Layout > Sidebars > Blog Sidebar Layout & Right Sidebar Width.
To edit Sidebar widgets, go to Appearance > Widgets > Right Sidebar (Same as Homepage Sidebar in Step 5)
To edit Posts, go to Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog >
- Content – Archives
- Featured Images – Archives
8. Post Categories
Post Categories have Posts & Sidebar, same as Blog Page.
It have also Category Title, you can edit at Appearance > Elements > Archives Header
9. Contact Page
Contact Page has Contact Form, You can edit at Happy Forms > Sample Contact Form
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