Vantage Theme: Setting up the Blog

On this page:

Blog page section settings

To edit your Blog, in the theme editor template picker dropdown choose Blog or alternatively navigate to your blog
By default, the 2 most recent posts within each block will be shown at the top of the page.

  • Banner image
    Upload a banner image that will span the full width of the browser. Be careful to not make this too tall as it will force content down the page.
    We recommend an image 1800px x 400px - 500px tall for this.
  • image height
    Control the height of the banner image to make sure it doesn't push your content too far down the page.
  • Text
    Displays a description for your blog that is used across all the blogs on the theme.
  • Posts per page
    Select how many blog posts will be shown per page before pagination is shown
  • Image alignment
    Choose to Left, Right or alternate the alignment of images and text for each post
  • Text alignment
    Set the text from your blog post excerpts to center or left align
  • Show published date
    Toggles visibility of each blog post published date
  • Show author
    Toggles the visibility of the blog post author
  • Show author/date above title
    Sets the position of the author and date to above the post title for each
  • Show sidebar w/tags
    Toggles a sidebar that contains links to all tags used within blog posts

Content blocks

The Blog page can also include an optional Newsletter block which will show at the bottom of the page.
Simply select this option from the Content area and open it to configure it's own options:

  • Heading & Subheading
    Add a heading and subheading to the Newsletter section
  • Color, weight, and size styles
    Control the color and text styles for this section

Blog post ( article ) settings

The following settings and options relate to individual blog posts which are accessed by clicking any post within a blo

  • Show published date
    Toggles visibility of each blog post published date
  • Show author
    Toggles the visibility of the blog post author
  • Show featured post image
    Toggles visibility of the featured image assigned to the blog post at the top of the page
  • Show post tags
    Toggles the visibility of the tags added to this post.
  • Show social share icons
    Toggles visibility of Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest sharing buttons.

Content blocks

The Blog page can also include an optional Newsletter block which will show at the bottom of the page.
Simply select this option from the Content area and open it to configure it's own options:

  • Heading & Subheading
    Add a heading and subheading to the Newsletter section
  • Color, weight, and size styles
    Control the color and text styles for this section