This is a very short tutorial, but if you plan to use the Animate It! plugin for adding animation capabilities to your posts, pages, and other uses, you can disable the theme’s built-in animation that is based on that plugin. Using one or the other is up to you, but running both means you’re loading duplicate CSS files which could slow down your website load times.
This is avery short tutorial, but if you plan to use a plugin that loads the Bootstrap CSS styles, you may want to disable the theme’s own Bootstrap CSS so that you don’t have duplicate stylesheets loading. Although the theme has it’s own Bootstrap styles, they are limited to the grid layout and some form styling. Disabling the theme’s own styles will affect the grid layout due to specific sizing I applied to this theme.
This is a very short tutorial, but if you plan to use a plugin that loads the Font Awesome icons, you may want to disable the theme’s own Font Awesome CSS so that you don’t have duplicate stylesheets loading. Usually the reason for using a Font Awesome plugin like “Better Font Awesome“, is to give yourself more features and flexibility when it comes to using icons in your content. This will also make it much easier if you plan to use the Incept Shortcodes plugin.
Many themes offer some form of social networking capabilities from comprehensive to basic links that takes you to the person’s profile page(s). This theme gives you a social menu location off to the right of the top header area. Setting up your social menu items is just like the other menus, excerpt you are using the “ Custom Links ” option for each social network.
With Incept, you have several shortcodes available by installing the included shortcode plugin called “Incept Shortcodes” that allows me to provide you with several shortcodes for various types of content elements:
I won’t go into a big tutorial on how to install and setup WooCommerce, as I will leave that to you to reference their own documentation. This tutorial is setup to show how to enable this theme’s WooCommerce styles and other elements like sidebars. I will also assume that you have WooCommerce already installed and setup before you begin theme customization.
Typography is probably the most complicated and confusing aspects of designing your website, regardless if you are using a theme that has font and typography management options. This is a very big topic when you take in account what fonts involve:
This theme utilizes the WordPress page background feature, but with a little enhancement to give you a better experience. The page background represents the overall background and not the content background, so when you upload an image, this is for the overall background body area.
A standard feature with all of our themes here at Shaped Pixels, you can customize your theme with built-in colour selectors to give you unlimited colours. These settings are found within the “Colour” tab of the Customizer.
Incept comes with several blog styles that you can take advantage of, including a few extra customizing options for various elements relating to the blog. More on this in a moment, but to get started, we will look at our blog styles in relation to the screenshots you see below.