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  • helenes13

    (@helenes13)


    Hello
    I apologize in advance if my beginner question sounds stupid, but all the informations found on the web did not make me able to understand how it really works.

    I have created a website with several pages. I also want visitors to reach an integrated blog. So, I have created a category :”Actualités” and 3 draft articles related to this category. Then, I have integrated my category to the menu. In “settings > reading” I have chosen “full text” for each article. Correct so far ?

    PROBLEMS :

    1/ How can I custom the design of the category/page ? When I click on “Actualités in the menu, the appearance is …a mess. I haven’t found any place to change it.

    2/ How can I remove the black category button “Actualité” that shows over each article ? I would like (amongst other customizations) to show it only once in the beginning of the category/page.

    3/ Still in this category/page, only the title and date of articles show, although I have selected “full text”. How can I change this ?

    4/ I don’t understand why the first article’s title can’t be opened on click like the following ones.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

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  • Joy

    (@joyously)

    1. The pages that are lists, like categories or search, are dynamically generated instead of stored in the database like the posts and pages you write. So there is nowhere to go to edit them or change their appearance except for the theme (and some plugins). Your theme has a lot of problems.

    2. You need to see if there is a theme option to change the category label. Ask at the theme’s support forum. If not, you can create a child theme to make things different, or just switch themes.

    3. Like I said, your theme has some problems, and it looks like it has options that don’t work. (If the theme is in the WordPress repository, please click the Report button on its page, because all theme options are supposed to work.)

    4. One of the problems is that the theme is using floats and positioning, and so there are overlapping items. The first article is “under” the header, so the click goes to the header which is on top of it. The theme author really needs to fix a lot of things. Ask at the theme’s support forum.

    Thread Starter helenes13

    (@helenes13)

    Thank you, Joy, for all these explanations.
    If I understand you well, the best solution for me would be…to change my theme ! I have recently been very disappointed with Basel support and canceled my subscription. BUT, I have another one, Nouveau, that I never tried. I hope I can also use WP Bakery with it.
    It seems I also should learn more about “child theme”. It sounded too complicated for me, this is the reason I did not create one.

    Thread Starter helenes13

    (@helenes13)

    After a trial with another theme, I went back to the previous one. Too complicated for me to change all the settings with a different interface (no translation in french).
    So, I still ask for help with my problems :
    1/ How can I custom the design of the category/page ? When I click on “Actualités in the menu, the appearance is …a mess. I haven’t found any place to change it. Is it possible with some CSS ?

    2/ How can I remove the black category button “Actualité” that shows over each article ? I would like (amongst other customizations) to show it only once in the beginning of the category/page.

    3/ Still in this category/page, only the title and date of articles show, although I have selected “full text”. How can I display all full articles in the “Actualités” tab ?

    4/ I don’t understand why the first article’s title can’t be opened on click like the following ones.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

    • This reply was modified 2 years ago by helenes13.
    Thread Starter helenes13

    (@helenes13)

    I have now installed a child theme

    Joy

    (@joyously)

    Since that theme is not in the WordPress repository, I don’t have access to its code. You need to ask at their support forum. (Commercial products are not supported here.)

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