Thank you for using my Free Child Theme. I have released my Magnus7 Pro Genesis Child theme to the public and many Pro Blogger’s and Geeky guy now using this theme.
But now in this process I noticed that there are many users are getting difficulties to setup Magnus7 Pro theme and ping me on Facebook chat about theme setting. So I decided to write one guide to setup the Magnus7 Pro Theme. The following is the instruction about setting Magnus7 Pro Theme. If you have not Downloaded The Child Theme File You will get the theme from HERE.
In this Setup Guide you will find:
- Configure the General Settings
- Configure the Navigation Menu
- Configure Signup Box After Posts
- Configure Signup Box at Primary Sidebar
- Configure the Social Media Icons
- Configure the User Bio Profile after every Post
- Configure the Multi color Content Boxes
If you still facing any issue or have any trouble, please Contact Me. I will be happy to help you out.
In Genesis Theme Setting Area, In Default Layout Section I offered Three Layout. Left Content Sidebar, Right Content Sidebar and Full Width Content.
I choose Left content side bar as my Default website layout.
I am providing four color schemes for my child theme. You can Set Color style which is available in Color Style Section under Genesis Theme Setting Option. You can choose Default (i.e. Orange color), Blue, Green and Red color style.
Featured Image Setting For Home Page
Make sure you have selected the Display Post Excerpts , Featured Image Option enabled and image size as 150×150 Thumbnail in Content Archives Section for proper HomePage setup.
Configure the Navigation Menu
In the magnus7 Pro Child theme, I am using the Primary Menu and Custom Menu widget placed in the header right widget area.
The menu on the top which is a Custom Menu widget placed in the header right widget area.
Go to Appearance -> Menus and create a new menu. Add your menu items.
Navigate to Appearance -> Widgets. Chose the Custom menu widget and drag it to Header Right Widget Section. In the widget settings, choose the custom nav menu and save it.
Configure Signup Box After Posts
Another great feature of this theme is the box at the end of every post. I have added this a widget area option available, and in the website I have used some signup text and the newsletter widget in this space. You have to Install Genesis eNews and Updates widget Plugin to add signup box after each post.
Go to Appearance -> Widgets and drag a text widget into the after Post widget area. Type in the text you wish.
Also drag the Genesis eNews and Updates widget below the text widget. Fill this in with your feedburner email subscription information.
I have added Genesis eNews Signup box in my theme.
Note : Please Don’t Drag and other widget into this section except text area and Genesis eNews and Updates widget.
Read More : How to use genesis enews extended with mailchimp
Configure Signup Box at Primary Sidebar
If you wanted to add signup box on Primary sidebar then you have to install JetPack Plugin and drag Blog Subscription (JetPack) Widget into Primary sidebar.
You will get the result as
Configure the Social Media Icons
In the magnus7Pro genesis child theme, I have set up the social media icons in the footer and Primary sidebar. This is done using the Simple Social icons plugin.
Install the plugin and drag to widget in place.
I have added four Different color scheme based on that you can select any one color based on your selected color scheme and set Background Color of Simple Social Icons your website accordingly.
magnus7Pro Orange (Default) : #ed702b
magnus7Pro blue : #2980B9
magnus7Pro Green :#6ca741
magnus7Pro Red : #cf4344
Icon Size : 48 px
For More detail check below Image.
Configure the Author Bio Profile after every Post
To set the Author Bio Profile after every post you need to enable the Author box in User Profile Setting Option first.
Go to Users -> Your Profile and check the option as Enable Author Box on this User’s Posts?
Fill all Authors Bio, Authors Social Profiles, Authors Blog Name and Blog URL to make them visible after every Post.
You will get the result as
Configure the Multi color Content Boxes
I have added feature of colored content box where you can easily highlight the content which you want by just adding simple css class in DIV tag.
If you Sill find any Bug or difficulties or want to add some feature in the up coming Magnus7 Pro Theme Update You can Register yourself in our Support Form and Ask your Query related to Magnus7 Genesis Child Theme.