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  • I’m not a coder too, but I can give some inputs, not a complete solution.
    First, you have to install Leaf child theme
    Then, you had to know that the interested function is
    <?php leaf_entry_meta(); ?>
    For HP, there’s no problem. You have to copy home.php in child theme and then in that copy add <?php leaf_entry_meta(); ?> where you want to display it, between title and summary:

    <h2 class="entry-title">
    <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?> etc.
    
    <?php leaf_entry_meta(); ?>
    
    <div class="entry-summary">

    If you want a space, add < br / >.
    The HP is divided into sections, so you’ll do the same thing for each section.

    For the single post, this is more difficult, and I can’t tell you at the moment how to do. The difficulty lies in the fact that the title and content are called together in a template with

    <?php get_template_part( 'content', 'single' ); ?>

    so if you call entry_meta before that, these will end up before the title.
    The solution, I think, is to write a function or a plugin that can render entry_meta after title and before single content. That’s the part where I can’t help you.
    After that, to remove entry_meta from footer, you’ll need just a simple .entry-meta {display:none;} in custom CSS.

    Thanks Tizz! The inserted line for the homepage placement works nice and simple, so my brain appreciates that tip.

    The follow on parts for single post changes is still a bit above my capacity even more than your own, but thanks for the additional good clues … given time I might figure it out! (I like to avoid plugins whenever possible, as so many have so much overhead cf. what a simple line or two of code can achieve).

    Appreciate helping me move forward another inch!
    Bob

    Ops, checking what I wrote in the very last part, I realize that if you hide entry_meta with CSS in that way, it will also remove the other entries, so you’ll have to do it via template.

    Edit: with “plugin” I was referring to a specific little script, not an external one, and I agree with you in this matter.

    Solved, even for the single article page, and it’s very simple. I realized now that there’s a content-single.php file.
    Copy it into your child theme via FTP, then cut the part

    <footer class="entry-meta">
    <?php leaf_entry_meta(); ?>
    </footer><!-- .entry-meta -->

    and paste it a few lines up between

    <header class=”entry-header”>
    <h1 class=”entry-title”><?php the_title(); ?></h1>

    and

    </header><!– .entry-header –>

    So you’ll have

    <header class="entry-header">
    	<h1 class="entry-title"><?php the_title(); ?></h1>
    <footer class="entry-meta">
    <?php leaf_entry_meta(); ?>
    </footer><!-- .entry-meta -->
    		</header><!-- .entry-header -->

    That’s all.

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