Showing documents by:

beginner

Featured Images – Aligning

Architect provides several ways to display and align the featured image. This short tutorial will explain each. Within the body or excerpt content, left aligned Within the body or excerpt content, left aligned1. Set the Feature location to In body/excerpt left Within the body or excerpt content, right aligned Within the body or excerpt content,…

Read More

Making a grid using the alternating feature option

Architect v1.4 introduced an Alternating Feature option that swaps the featured image (or video) left/right with each successive post.   Single column Single columnAt the moment, the single column alternating feature is very popular, and not surprisingly, as it adds interest and energy where previously there was rigid repetition. Two column Two columnAnother nice grid…

Read More

Working with the Tabular layout

This brief tutorial will highlight the key aspects to consider when using the Tabular layout.   Goal GoalOur goal is the simple table of posts seen on the Architect Demos site Blueprint Design Blueprint Design After creating a new Blueprint and entering information for the Title and Short Name, in Blueprint Design select the Tabular…

Read More

Building your first Architect Slider layout

This tutorial will help you build a slider using Architect. There is a strong school of thought against the use of sliders on websites for various reasons. One of the main reasons is later slides don’t get viewed as often as the first couple. Therefore, it is wise when using sliders to order the slides…

Read More

Displaying Blueprints

There are seven methods to displaying a Blueprint. In order of required technical know-how (easiest first), these are: Headway Block : If you are using Headway, simply place the Architect block, and then select the Blueprint to display. Widget : Select Architect widget on WP Admin widgets screen Shortcode : Place your cursor in the…

Read More

Setting and using Focal Points

What is a Focal Point? In any image, the photographer intends one point in that image to be the most important. Therefore, when you crop an image, you want to be sure you retain that point in the image. WordPress has a set of arbitrary focal points built-in, but these are often ineffective especially with…

Read More

Building your first Architect layout – a 3×3 grid layout

Goal: A 3×3 grid of excerpts The goal of this tutorial is a three by three grid of excerpts, using the dummy content type as shown. Create a new Blueprint 1:¬†Create a new BlueprintArchitect provides two means of creating a new Blueprint. For this tutorial, we are going to start with a blank Blueprint, rather…

Read More