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Introduction


This documents provides useful information on how to customize and set up The Blog Mix Theme.

Installation and Activation

Follow these steps to install the theme:

  1. From the WordPress admin panel, go to Appearance > Themes and click the Add New button.
  2. Search for "The Blog Mix".
  3. Install and activate.

At the end of this documentation we will have some tips and tricks for new users.

Installing Recommend Plugins


I strongly recommend installing the wpDiscuz plugin to make the comment design even better.

Installation and Activation

Follow these steps to install the plugin:

  1. From the WordPress admin panel, go to Plugin > and click the Add New button.
  2. Search for "wpDiscuz".
  3. Install and activate.
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The wpDiscuz plugin is not required, but the comment design will look great.

Customizing the Theme


The Blog Mix theme is customizable. Among the items that can be customized, you have:

  1. SEO
  2. Title for search engines. This title will appear on the blog page for search engines only.

  3. Site Identity
  4. Choose a logo, title, description, and site icon. The suggested image dimensions for the logo are 100x53 pixels. You may upload images with different dimensions, but we can't guarantee they will have a perfect look.

  5. Header Image
  6. Image or logo in header.

  7. Main Menu
  8. You can change the color of the menu.

  9. Colors
  10. You can change the background color of the site.

  11. Background Image
  12. Background image for the site.

  13. Footer
  14. Edit the footer copyright text. Choose a background color for the footer.

  15. Menus
  16. Website menu. You have 3 levels in the main menu.

  17. Widgets
  18. Choose a sidebar widget.

  19. Homepage Settings
  20. Choose a static page if you wish.

  21. Additional CSS
  22. Tool for developers. Change the style of the theme.

If you want to customize those options, go to Appearance > Customize.

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All customization options are already in the first version of The Blog Mix theme. This service or others, contact: henriquesdeveloper@gmail.com

Translating the Theme


The Blog Mix is translation-ready. You can use whatever tool you want to translate the theme into your language.

The base POT file is inside the /languages folder and is called the-blog.pot.

You can use Poedit to translate it, or any other plugin (such as LocoTranslate) to do that.

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The Blog Mix theme in your language will be awesome, help me translate this theme into your language.
This service or others, contact: henriquesdeveloper@gmail.com

Tips and tricks


The Blog Mix has some secrets and tricks. I will reveal the secrets now:

  1. Templates
  2. Default template > With title and with sidebar

    Page Builder: Container > Untitled, no sidebar

    Page Builder: Full width > Untitled, no sidebar, full width. Use the .container class for blocks

    Untitled Page > Untitled and with sidebar

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  3. Image sizes
  4. 800 x 400 articles, posts. (featured images).

    800 x 500 articles, posts. (featured images).

    1200 x 800 default template, page builder: container, untitled page. (featured images).

    1920 x 1080 page builder: full width. (featured images).

  5. Text alignment
  6. Use the class .text-justify to justify text blocks

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  7. Bootstrap 4
  8. Use the class you want to improve the block style

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  9. Material Design for Bootstrap 4 (free version)
  10. Use the class you want to improve the block style

  11. W3.CSS
  12. Use the class you want to improve the block style


If you are a website developer, this Blog theme can be an ocean of customizations. This service or others, contact: henriquesdeveloper@gmail.com

My Services


  1. Wordpress
  2. Theme creation, custom child themes, maintenance, updates, translations, settings, optimization and security.

  3. Image Optimization .png .jpg .webp
  4. I optimize images for pages or articles. This will improve page loading and seo.

  5. Website Optimization
  6. Optimization of all site file types: html, css, php and js.

  7. SEO
  8. Improve or implement Search Engine Optimization (SEO) on your website to make it appear in search.

  9. HTML
  10. Creation of static pages. I can create pages for you using this language.

  11. CSS
  12. Page styles. I can create styles with this language.

  13. Translation
  14. Website translation, Wordpress themes from English to Brazilian Portuguese.

  15. Website maintenance
  16. Maintenance and update of code, images, plugins and security.

  17. Bootstrap 4
  18. Website integration for Bootstrap 4. Website building with Boostrap 4.

  19. Material Design for Bootstrap
  20. Website integration for Material Design for Bootstrap. Website building with Material Design for Bootstrap.

  21. W3.CSS
  22. Website integration for W3.CSS. Website building with W3.CSS.

  23. Link Redirection
  24. I work with link redirection 301. Pages and articles will maintain relevance in search engines.


Contact: henriquesdeveloper@gmail.com

FAQ


  1. Is The Blog Free?
  2. Yes! The Blog is a free theme, and always will be a free theme.

  3. Does The Blog have a Pro Version?
  4. Currently it doesn't have any pro version. We're working on it.

  5. Where can I find documentation?
  6. You can find it here

  7. Do you offer support?
  8. Yes. We offer support in the WordPress.org forums

  9. Do you accept donations?
  10. Of course, you can help us a lot by sending any amount to this paypal account: flaubinhoo@gmail.com


FAQs will increase as users ask new questions. You can ask new questions on this site