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[resolved] different image set for home page (6 posts)

  1. Ramzii
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi there,

    First of all: my compliments for this plugin, I like it, its modern user friendly and up to date.

    One issue im having though is as follows:

    I want to use 2 image sets, so I created 2:

    - Homepage set (3 images)
    - Rest of the site set (7 images)

    I would like to use them both, as you can understand.
    So how can this be achieved? Hulp much appreciated, thanks


  2. myatu
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    It wouldn't be possible to specify an image set specifically for the home-page per sé, but Background Manager does offer some flexibility that would allow something similar to what you're asking.

    You can select a default Image Set (the one containing the 3 images) in the main Settings page (Appearance -> Background).

    Then, whilst editing the other Image Set (with 7 images), you can select every possible category in the Override by Category box -- this would take care of all the posts.

    Finally, for all your pages, you can override the background Image Set whilst editing them - select the one containing the 7 images instead of the default one.

    So after this, all pages and posts would be using the Image Set containing the 7 images. Any other page (front page, error page, etc), the one containing the 3 images.

  3. Ramzii
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks for all of your replies! Im donating for sure.

    Im afraid im kinda stuck here:

    "Finally, for all your pages, you can override the background Image Set whilst editing them - select the one containing the 7 images instead of the default one."

    Ive read it like 100 times.. still no luck.

    I dont understand this, it seems that no matter what I do.. I can only get one 'image set' activated and thus used. The other one gets ignored.

    Also not sure what to do with the 'Active on' area. Should I use the homepage set with 'Frontpage' checked? And the other set everything but the 'Frontpage'?

    ps - my site contains only pages, no posts.

  4. myatu
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    When you edit a page (Admin Dashboard -> Pages -> [Edit desired page]), there should be a box called Background (below the text editor). Simply select a different Image Set other than the default one and save the page.

    If you do not see the box, ensure it is enabled by clicking the Screen Options tab in the upper-right corner whilst editing the page, and under the heading Show on screen, tick/check the Background option.

    A drawback is that this needs to be done for each page, as they do not have any Category or Tag which you could otherwise use to override the image set (like for the posts).

    Note: if you have set Admin Dashboard -> Settings -> Reading to use a static page as the front page, then that page will not have a background due to a bug in Background Manager (for which I will release a fix soon).

  5. Ramzii
    Posted 2 years ago #

    DUDE! I didn't even know I could do that for each page!
    I never saw the box :D

    Thanks haha, and good luck with the development of this wonderful plugin, u rock and because I never encountered such a background plugin + ur support I am donating.

    Cheers from Morocco!

  6. sunn78
    Posted 2 years ago #


    I have a similar problem,

    I need a different setting for every set, like tile, no tile...

    But It look imposible.


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