Moonlight Magazine Theme Documentation

IntroductionCustomizeWidgetsBlog Posts

Basically the moonlight wordpress magazine theme as its name suggests, focuses more on blogging, the moonlight theme is more of a blog type wordpress theme that you can use to create basic blogposts. what makes this theme premium is its design its simplicity has a very unique touch to it. also customizing this theme is as easy as just a few clicks away.

The Moonlight theme is a plug and play theme, you just install it, upload your own logo, customize the color, background and then you’re good to go.

This Documentation covers only the proper use of the theme and its functionality, Modifying the core files and codes of the theme is beyond the scope and limitations of this tutorial and will not be discussed here, but you are free to open a support ticket if you need any help with modifying the core theme files.

 

Customizing Moonlight

Customizing moonlight is very easy, in this chapter we will discuss each and every settings to fully customize a theme. but of course editing its code is not part of this docs. customizing is very easy with just a few click of a mouse you can fully re-design your theme.

 

Logo Upload

You can actually upload a logo for your theme, using our logo uploaded in just seconds you can get your logo on your moonlight theme. Simply go to your admin panel or wp-admin or the dashboard of your wordpress website look for the Moonlight Options Panel by going to Appearance < Moonlight Options < General Settings tabs. See Screen Shots below.

Click the Upload button and a wordpress popup will appear, select the image you want as your logo once selected click open and the image will automatically be uploaded, once this is done click on the Use this image, then click save options below and your done. please see screen shots below for better demonstration.

 

Modifying Colors

Modify the look and feel of your theme by choosing the right color that bests suit your company, portfolio, hobby or anything that will satisfy your taste. to do this visit the Color settings tabs in Moonlight Options. we will discuss each options and where it takes effects.

Sidebar Color

This settings will affect All the Sidebars in your moonlight theme. to choose a color, click on the color and select the colored box and a color picker will pop out, select the color of your choice, scroll down and click save options. as you can see below is the changes that will took place when editing this option.

Sidebar Nav Line Color

Of course if you change the color of the sidebar’s color the navigation menu’s line color would not match the modified color. then you should change the Sidebar nav line colors just below the sidebar color options menu. click the colored box and select the color of your choice to blend in the color of the sidebar.

Sidebar Link Colors

And of course the sidebar link colors should definitely change the color to match the nav lines.

Background Color

To change background color click the colored box and select the color of your choice to change its background color. then click save options, this will affect all the backgrounds of the entire website.

Background Image

If you want to add background image instead of background color you can do this by uploading your own background image using the uploaded.

Widgets

Each page, post, Category page, Archives page, Tags pages, Search Results and Even 404 Error page have thier own unique widget if you want to display different widget to different page visit the widgets page and include the widget you want to display on each page.

Blog Posts

First of all blog posts is the main feature of this theme, by now i think you know how to post a blog post with an image preview attached to that post, so when viewed in the recent posts you have a preview image of the post.

I assume you already know how to upload Featured image and set it as featured, if you don’ t know how to do it please refer to this post and read on how to upload featured image in a post.

By this time you already know how to upload featured image and setting it up as featured image. ok so upload an image then post and your done. you can now visit your website and post will appear with and image preview attached to it.

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