Fabulous Fluid Pro

Fabulous Fluid Pro is an advanced version of Fabulous Fluid free responsive WordPress theme. Fabulous Fluid Pro theme is beautifully crafted Premium Fluid WordPress theme for Blogger, Photographers, Personal Website with flexible and customizable theme customizer options. Its responsive design perfectly displays on all devices and platforms where each element has been carefully configured. It is based on HTML5, CSS3 and WordPress Theme Customizer for real time customization. It comes with an array of useful options so you can modify layout, styling, colors, fonts, featured content, featured slider, featured grid, promotion headline, pagination, icons, menus, breadcrumb, widgets and much more directly from theme customizer. This theme is translation ready. Check out Support Forum at https://catchthemes.com/support-forum/forum/fabulous-fluid-pro-premium/ and Demo at https://catchthemes.com/demo/fabulous-fluid/

Features in “Fabulous Fluid” Free Theme:

  1. Responsive Design
  2. Site Identity: Option add/edit Logo and Site Icon(Favicon/Web Clip Icon
  3. Color Options: Option to change WordPress Header Text Color, Background Color and Tagline Color
  4. Header Image: Option to set Custom header image/logo, Option to enable/disable featured header image(on HomePage/ FrontPage, Excluding HomePage, Excluding HomePage but enabled on Page/Post Featured Image, Entire Site, Entire Site including Page/Post Featured Image and Only on Pages and Posts), add Alt/Title tag and link URL, open link in new windows/tab and select Post/Page Featured image size
  5. Background Image: Option to add Background Image
  6. Menus: Option to use Primary Menu, Header Social Menu, Footer Social Menu and Footer Menu
  7. Breadcrumb Options: Option to enable/disable Breadcrumb on Homepage/Frontpage or Entire site and Option to change separator
  8. Additional CSS: Option to add your own CSS style to change the design as per you need
  9. Excerpt Options: Option to change Excerpt Length and Read More Text
  10. Form Elements: Option to enable/disable JavaScripts Cutom Forms
  11. Homepage/Frontpage Options: Select option to show post from selective category on HomePage/FrontPage
  12. Layout Options:
    1. Default Layout: Option to choose from i. Primary Sidebar,Content, ii. Content, Primary Sidebar and iii. No Sidebar(Content Width)
    2. Archive Content Layout: Option to choose from Show Excerpt(Excerpt Image Left) and Show Full Content(No Featured Image)
    3. Single Page/Post Image Layout: Option to enable/disable Single Page/Post Image Layout and select Featured Image, Slider or Full Size as Single Page/Post Image
  13. Pagination Options: Option to choose Pagination type from Default(Older Posts/Newer Posts), Numeric, Infinite Scroll (Click), Infinite Scroll (Scroll)
  14. Promotion Headline Options: Option to disable/enable Promotion Headline on Homepage/Frontpage or Entire site, edit Promotion Headline text, edit Promotion SubHeadline text, edit Promotion Headline Button Text, add/edit Promotion Headline Link and open link in new tab
  15. ScrollUp Options: Option to enable/disable Scroll Up
  16. Search Options: Option to change the search box text
  17. Widget Area: 4 Widget Areas, That are: i. Primary Sidebar, ii. Footer Area One, iii. Footer Area Two and iv. Footer Area Three
  18. Featured Slider: Option to choose featured page slider, disable/enable featured slider on Homepage/FrontPage or entire site , option to select Transition Effect, Transition Delay and Transition Length of slides, Image Loader and option to highlight your featured pages in slider
  19. Featured Content: Option to choose Page Content, enable/disable featured content on Homepage/Frontpage or entire site, option to select Featured Content layout from 3 columns and 4 columns, option to highlight your featured pages as Featured Content and option to move featured content position above footer
  20. Featured Grid Content: Option to choose Page Content, enable/disable featured grid content on Homepage/FrontPage or entire site and option to highlight your featured pages in grid content, Disaply Content and change Load More Text

Features in “Fabulous Fluid” Pro Theme :

  1. Site Identity: Additional option to show/hide Site Description/Tagline
  2. Color Options: Additional Option to use color picker to change colors of various sections like Basic Color, Header Color, Content Color, Social Icons Color, Sidebar Color, Pagination Color, Footer Color, Promotion Headline Color, Scrollup Color, Slider Color, Featured Content Color, Featured Grid Content Color, Primary Menu Color, Footer Menu Color and Mobile Menu Color Scheme
  3. Feed Redirect: Option to redirect your feed to feedblitz or feedburner
  4. Font Family Options: Additional Option to choose Site Title Font Family, Default Font Family, Site Tagline Font Family, Content Title Font Family, Content Body Font Family and Headings Tags from h1 to h6 Font Family
  5. Footer Editor Option: Option to edit/delete footer text
  6. Homepage/Frontpage Options: Select option to show post from selective category on HomePage/FrontPage and enable/disable content(posts and primary sidebar) on homepage
  7. Layout Options:
    1. Default Layout: Additional 1 option 1. No Sidebar (Full Width)
    2. Woocommerce Layout: Option to choose from i. Primary Sidebar,Content, ii. Content, Primary Sidebar, iii. No Sidebar(Content Width) and iv. No Sidebar(Full Width)
    3. Archive Content Layout: Additional 2 options i. Excerpt Image Right and ii. Excerpt Image Top
  8. Search Options: Option to change the search box text
  9. Update Notifier: Option to enable/disable Theme Update notifications
  10. Featured Slider: Additional 3 feaured content to choose from: i. Featured Post Slider, ii. Featured Category Slider and iii. Featured Image Slider
  11. Featured Content: Additional 3 featured content to choose from: i. Post Content, ii. Category Content and iii. Image Content
  12. Featured Grid Content: Additional 3 options to choose from: i. Post Content, ii. Category Content and iii. Image Content
  13. Widget Areas: Additional 12 widget areas which makes total of 16 widget areas registered. That is, i. Primary Sidebar, ii. Optional Homepage Sidebar, iii. Optional Archive Sidebar, iv. Optional Page Sidebar, v. Optional Post Sidebar, vi. Optional Sidebar One, vii. Optional Sidebar Two, viii. Optional Sidebar Three, ix. 404 Page Not Found Content, x. Promotion Headline Left, xi. Promotion Headline Right, xii. WooCommerce Primary Sidebar, xiii. Footer Area One, xiv. Footer Area Two, xv. Footer Area Three and xvi. Footer Area 4
  14. Widgets: “CT: Advertisement Widget”, “CT: Featured Page Widget”, “CT: Featured Post Widget”, “CT: Recent Comments”, “CT: Recent Posts” and “CT: Social Icon Widget”
  15. E-commerce Ready: It supports WooCommerce plugin
  16. Multi-language Ready: It supports WPML plugin

Installation Using the WordPress Administration Panel #

You can download Themes directly to your blog by using the Add New Themes option in the Appearance sub-menu.

  1. Download Fabulous Fluid Pro from your Catch Themes member My-Account to your Desktop
  2. Log in to the WordPress Administration Panel
  3. Go to “Appearance => Themes => Add New”
  4. Click on “Uploads” and Browse the downloaded file Fabulous Fluid.zip from the desktop where you have it downloaded
  5. Click on “Install Now” and then “Activate” to install the Theme

Manual Installation using FTP

To add a new Theme to your WordPress installation, follow these basic steps:

  1. Download Fabulous Fluid Pro from your Catch Themes member My-Account to your Desktop
  2. Unzip Fabulous Fluid.zip to your Desktop
  3. Using an FTP client to access your host web server. Go to /wp-content/themes/ and make sure that you do not already have a Fabulous Fluid folder installed. If you do, then back it up and remove it from /wp-content/themes/ before uploading your copy of Fabulous Fluid Pro
  4. Upload Fabulous Fluid Pro to /wp-content/themes/
  5. Activate Fabulous Fluid Pro through “Appearance => Themes”, in your WordPress Dashboard

Updating Theme Using the Administration Panel #

You can update Themes directly from the Administration Panel using Catch Updater plugin. Click here to read details about Catch Updater plugin.

Updating Theme Using FTP

To update Theme though FTP, follow these basic steps:

  1. Download the latest version of Fabulous Fluid Pro from your Catch Themes member My-Account to your Desktop
  2. Unzip Fabulous Fluid.zip to your Desktop
  3. Using an FTP client to access your host web server, go to /wp-content/themes/ and upload your new copy of Fabulous Fluid Pro Theme which shall replace the old files

This theme relies heavily on Featured Images. If your post is missing a Featured Image, the post image will not show up on homepage, on archived pages and on Featured Page Slider. Click Here to see how to add Featured Image in your Post/Page.

Image Sizes:

Featured Grid Small
Width: 420px
Height: 283px

Slider Image
Width: 1680px
Height: 720px

Thumbnail
Width: 67px
Height: 67px

Custom Header Image
Width: 1680px
Height : 720px

How to add Featured Image in Post/Page?

  1. Open the editor of the post/page where you want to display image, and locate the Featured Image module in the bottom right corner under Page Attributes. Click on Set Featured Image.
  2. Then you can either upload the image from your computer or select the existing image from your media library and click on Set Featured Image.Click to view screenshot
  3. For more detail, click here to watch video Screencast

Regenerate Thumbnails #

If you have just changed your theme then you need to regenerate image thumbnail for post published before activating this theme. You can simply install Regenerate Thumbnails Plugin. Then Regenerate Thumbnails through “Tools => Regen. Thumbnails” in your WordPress Dashboard.

Widgets #

Fabulous Fluid Pro currently has 16 widgetized (Sidebar) areas that are i. Primary Sidebar, ii. Optional Homepage Sidebar, iii. Optional Archive Sidebar, iv. Optional Page Sidebar, v. Optional Post Sidebar, vi. Optional Sidebar One, vii. Optional Sidebar Two, viii. Optional Sidebar Three, ix. 404 Page Not Found Content, x. Promotion Headline Left, xi. Promotion Headline Right, xii. WooCommerce Primary Sidebar, xiii. Footer Area One, xiv. Footer Area Two, xv. Footer Area Three and xvi. Footer Area 4. You can add a variety of Widgets to this theme from “Appearance => Widgets” or “Appearance => Customize => Widgets” in WordPress.

Fabulous Fluid Pro offers exciting Menu Options! This theme supports and recommends using “Custom Menus”. You can create Custom Menu through “Appearance => Menus” from your WordPress Dashboard.
For more detail, Click here to watch video Screencast

Select Menu Locations
You can assign your custom menu in 3 different locations. You assign it either from “Appearance => Customize => Menus => Menu Locations” or from “Appearance => Menus => Manage Locations”
Select your Custom Menu as Primary Menu to display it as the Main Menu, which will replace the default Page Menu
Select your custom menu as Header Social Menu to display social icons in Header
Select your custom menu as Footer Social Menu to display social icons in Footer
Select your custom menu as Footer Menu to display Menu in Footer Area

Fabulous Fluid allows you display links to your social media profiles, like Twitter and Facebook, with icons.

  1. Create a new Custom Menu, by going to “Appearance => Menus => create a new menu” and assign it to the Social Menu location
  2. Add links to each of your social services using the Custom Links panel
  3. Icons for your social links will automatically appear if it’s available

Available icons: (Linking to any of the following sites will automatically display its icon in your social menu).

* Codepen
* Digg
* Dribbble
* Dropbox
* Facebook
* Flickr
* Foursquare
* GitHub
* Google+
* Instagram
* LinkedIn
* Email (mailto: links)
* Path
* Pinterest
* Pocket
* Reddit
* RSS Feed (URLs with /feed/)
* Spotify
* StumbleUpon
* Skype
* Tumblr
* Twitch
* Twitter
* Vimeo
* VK
* WordPress
* Xing
* YouTube

Customizer (Theme Options) #

You can customize this theme using cool additional features through Customizer at “Appearance => Customize” from your WordPress Dashboard.

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Site Identity
  2. You can replace the default logo by clicking on it, or click on “Change Image”
  3. Then you can either upload the image from your computer or select the existing image from your media library
  4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

How to disable Site Title and Tagline? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Site Identity”
  2. Uncheck “Display Site Title and Tagline” and it will display Site Title and Tagline
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

How to add Site Icon (Favicon/Web Clip Icon)? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Site Identity => Site Icon”
  2. Click on “Select Image” and then you can either upload the image from your computer or select the existing image from your media library
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Header Image #

Custom Header Image is different from site logo. It’s a large global image in the header to obtain a much more personalized look and feel. To add header image, you need to go to “Appearance => Customize => Header Image”. Here, you can add/change/hide Header Image, select option to Enable Featured Header Image on, Position, Size and add in links and alt tag as per your website need.

Options to Enable Header Featured Image

When you are in “Appearance => Customize =>; Header Image”, you will see option “Enable Featured Header Image on”. There are 7 options, which gives you flexibility to add Header Image as per your website need.

Option 1: Homepage/Frontpage
This option will show header image in Homepage/Frontpage only.

Option 2: Excluding Homepage
This option will show header image throughout the site, excluding Homepage.

Option 3: Excluding Homepage, Page/Post Featured Image
This option will show header image throughout the site excluding Homepage. But in Page/Post, your header image will be replaced by Featured Image.

Option 4: Entire Site
This option will show header image throughout the site.

Option 5: Entire Site, Page/Post Featured Image
This option will show header image throughout the site. But in Page/Post, your header image will be replaced by Featured Image.

Option 6: Page and Post
This option will show Header Image in Page and Post only. But in Page/Post, your header image will be replaced by Featured Image.

Option 7: Disable
This option will disable Header Image completely.

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Header Image”
  2. Now, select enable options in “Enable Featured Header Image on”
  3. Click on “Add New Image” to add new header image
  4. Then you can either upload the image from your computer or select the existing image from your media
  5. Click on “Select and Crop” and you can either crop image or skip cropping
  6. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

How to enable Breadcrumb and change separator? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Breadcrumb Options”
  2. Check option “Check to enable Breadcrumb” to enable Breadcrumb
  3. To enable Breadcrumb on Homepage, check option “Check to enable Breadcrumb on Homepage”
  4. To change the separator between Breadcrumbs, use desired separator below “Separator between Breadcrumbs”
  5. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Comment Options #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Comment Options”
  2. Under “Comment Option” select desired option from Use WordPress setting, Disable in Pages and Disable Completely
  3. To disable website field, check option “Check to Disable Website Field”
  4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Additional CSS #

You can add your custom CSS that will overwrite the theme CSS for further design customization through “Appearance => Customize => Additional CSS”, in your WordPress Dashboard.

Note: If you are doing heavy customization and adding lot of additional css then we recommended to build Child Theme and add it in your child theme style.css file. Read More about child theme…

How to Change the Excerpt Length and More Tag Text? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Excerpt Options”
  2. Type in the Excerpt Length as in, the number of words, and More Tag Text
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Feed Redirect #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Feed Redirect”
  2. Add Feed link below “Feed Redirect”
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Note: If you custom feed(s) are not handled by Feedblitz or Feedburner, do not use Redirect Options.

How to select different font for different sections? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Font Family Options”
  2. Select desired font below each given section
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

You can edit/delete the copyright and Theme information in the Footer. To edit/delete the footer text you need to go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Footer Editor Options”. Here you will see the default text and then you edit/remove text as per your need. You can add custom HTML and/or shortcodes, which will be automatically inserted into your theme. After this click on “Save & Publish”

How to Set Certain Categories to Display in Homepage/Frontpage? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Homepage/Frontpage Options”
  2. Then select the category you want, and you may select multiple categories by holding down the CTRL key(windows)/Command Key(Mac)
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

How to disable content(post and primary sidebar) on homepage? #

  1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Homepage/Frontpage Options”
  2. Check option, “Check to disable content(post and primary sidebar) on homepage”
  3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

Layout Options #

Fabulous Fluid Pro has 4 Default Layout options, 4 Woocommerce Layout, 4 Archive Content Layout and 3 Single Page/Post image layout to choose from “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Layout Options”

Default Layout Options
Once you are in Layout Options, you can select desired option below “Default Layout” which will set our site layout. Further, you have the choice of selecting custom layout for individual pages and posts through “Fabulous Fluid Options => Layout Options”, which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing.

  • Woocommerce Layout: Select layout for your woocommerce pages. Option to choose from 4 Layout Options: i. Primary Sidebar,Content, ii. Content, Primary Sidebar, iii. No Sidebar(Content Width) and iv. No Sidebar(Full Width).

    Archive Content Layout
    Once you are in Layout Options, you can select desired option below “Archive Content Layout” which will set our site archive layout.

    Single Page/Post Image Layout
    Once you are in Layout Options, you can select desired option below “Single Page/Post Image Layout” which will set our posts/page image layout. Further, you have the choice of selecting Single Page/Post Image Layout for individual pages and posts through “Fabulous Fluid Options => Single Page/Post Image Layout”, which you shall find below individual posts and pages, when you click on them for adding/editing.

    How to edit individual posts/pages layout?
    This can be achieved through custom meta box by following the steps below:

    1. Go to Add/Edit option of Page/Post
    2. There you can find Fabulous Fluid Pro Options
    3. Then click onLayout Options
    4. You select required option under”Default”
    5. Finally Click on “Publish/Update”

    How to select optional sidebar for individual Page/Post?
    This can be achieved through custom meta box by following the steps below:

    1. Go to Add/Edit option of Page/Post
    2. There you can find Fabulous Fluid Pro Options
    3. Then click on Select Sidebar
    4. You can make the required changes by clicking on options under “Select Sidebar”
    5. Finally Click on “Publish/Update”

    How to enable/disable Header Featured Image for individual Page/Post?
    This can be achieved through custom meta box by following the steps below:

    1. Go to Add/Edit option of Page/Post
    2. There you can find Fabulous Fluid Pro Options
    3. Then click on Header Featured Image Options
    4. You can select option “Enable or Disbale”
    5. Finally Click on “Publish/Update”

    How to select Single Page/Post Image Layout for individual Page/Post?
    This can be achieved through custom meta box by following the steps below:

    1. Go to Add/Edit option of Page/Post
    2. There you can find Fabulous Fluid Pro Options
    3. Then click on Single Page/Post Image Layout
    4. You can select option “Featured, Slider, Full or Disable Image”
    5. Finally Click on “Publish/Update”

    How to change Pagination Options? #

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Pagination Options”
    2. Under Pagination Type, select desired option
    3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to add Promotion Headline? #

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Promotion Headeline Options”
    2. To enable Promotion Headline, select “Homepage/Frontpage or Entire Site” option under “Enable Headline on”
    3. By default, widgets in Promotion Headline Left and Promotion Headline Right Sidebar are shown. If there are no widgets in these sidebars, then, you can change the default text as needed or delete it to remove any fields
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to disable Scrollup feature? #

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Scrollup Options”
    2. Check option “Check to disable Scroll Up”
    3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to change default text in search box? #

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Search Options”
    2. Change the text below “Display Default Text in Search”
    3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to disable Theme Update Notifications? #

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Theme Options => Update Notifier Options”
    2. Check option “Check to disable update notifications”
    3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Color Options #

    Fabulous Fluid Pro has option to customize individual colors of various elements in the site through Color Picker options categorized in section such as Basic Color, Header Color, Content Color, Social Icons Color, Sidebar Color, Pagination Color, Footer Color, Promotion Headline Color, Scrollup Color, Slider Color, Featured Content Color, Featured Grid Content Color, Primary Menu Color, Footer Menu Color and Mobile Menu Color Scheme

    To change the colors, go to “Appearance => Customize => Color Options”, then change individual colors and then click on “Save & Publish”

    Note: It is recommended to refresh the Customizer page once different color scheme is selected as it may create problem with individual color options.

    Fabulous Fluid Pro supports 4 featured slider types to choose from: 1. Featured Post Slider, 2. Featured Page Slider, 3. Featured Category Slider and 4. Featured Image Slider. For Featured Slider Options, go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Slider”

    How to enable Featured Slider?#

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Slider” from your WordPress Dashboard
    2. To enable slider, select “Homepage/Frontpage or Entire Site” option under “Enable Slider on”
    3. Under “Select Slider Type”, Select Slider Type as “Featured Page Slider, Featured Page Slider, Featured Category Slider or Featured Image Slider”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Featured Post Slider

    Features post slider is created to highlight your Post in the slider. So, first you need to create a Post and then add Featured Image to the Post.

    How to enable Featured Post Slider?#

    1. Make sure featured slider is enabled
    2. Under “Select Slider Type”, Select Slider Type as “Featured Post Slider”
    3. Then add Post ID in Featured Post #1, Featured Post #2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select post, make sure your post have Featured Image. Click here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    Featured Page Slider

    Features page slider is created to highlight your Page in the slider. So, first you need to create a Page and then add Featured Image to the Page.

    How to enable Featured Page Slider?#

    1. Make sure featured slider is enabled
    2. Under “Select Slider Type”, Select Slider Type as “Featured Page Slider”
    3. Then select page under Featured Page #1, Featured Page #2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select page, make sure your page have Featured Image. Click here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    Featured Category Slider

    Features category slider is created to highlight your posts from specific categories in the slider. So, first you need to create a Post, add Featured Image to the post and assign posts to specific category.

    How to enable Featured Category Slider?#

    1. Make sure featured slider is enabled
    2. Under “Select Slider Type”, Select Slider Type as “Featured Category Slider”
    3. Then, select categories
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select categories, make sure your posts in those categories have Featured Image. Click here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    Featured Image Slider:

    Featured Image Slider is created to highlight independent images in the slider. This slider gives you full control to upload your own independent image, with title (optional), content (optional), optional link and target. Just use the following simple steps to add in the Featured Image Slider.

    How to enable Featured Image Slider?#
    Features page Slider Content is created to highlight your Page in the Slider Content. So, first you need to create a Page and then add Featured Image to the Page.

    1. Make sure featured slider is enabled
    2. Under “Select Slider Type”, Select Slider Type as “Featured Image Slider”
    3. Then, under Featured Slide #1, Featured Slide #2 and so on add “Image”, “Link”, “Title” and “Content” as per your need
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select page, make sure your page have Featured Image. Click here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    How to change Transition Effect, Transition Delay and Transition Length on Slider?#

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Slider” from your WordPress Dashboard
    2. To change Transition Effect, select option under “Transition Effect”
    3. To change Transition Delay, change number of second(s) under “Transition Delay” as per your need
    4. To change Transition Length, change number of second(s) under “Transition Length” as per your need
    5. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Image Loader#

    1. Make sure featured slider is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Slider => Featured Slider Options” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Under “Image Loader”, select “True, False or Wait” as per your need
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    True: Fixes the height overlap issue. Slideshow will start as soon as two slider are available. Slide may display in random, as image is fetch.
    Wait: Fixes the height overlap issue. Slideshow will start only after all images are available.

    How to change number of slides and select Featured Page?#

    1. Make sure featured slider is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Slider” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Under “No fo Slides”, select the number slides as per your need
    4. Then, under “Feauted Page #1, Feauted Page #2, Feauted Page #3 and Feauted Page #4”, select desired page to show in slider
    5. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How exclude Slider post from Homepage posts?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Slider” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Check option, “Check to exclude Slider post from Homepage posts”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Fabulous Fluid Pro supports 4 featured content types to choose from: Post Content, Page Content, Category Content and Image Content. For Featured Content Options, go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content”.

    How to enable Featured Content?#

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    2. To enable featured content, select “Homepage/Frontpage or Entire Site” option under “Enable Featured Content on”
    3. Under “Select Content Type”, you need to select “Featured Post Content, Featured Page Content, Featured Category Content or Featured Image Content” as per your need
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Post Content:
    Post Content is created to highlight your Post in the featured content. So, first you need to create a Post and then add Featured Image to the Post.

    How to enable Featured Post Content?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Content Type”, you need to select “Featured Post Content”
    3. Then add Post ID in Featured Post 1, Featured Post 2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select post, make sure your Post have Featured Image. Click here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    Page Content:

    Page Content is created to highlight your Page in the featured content. So, first you need to create a Page and then add Featured Image to the Page.

    How to enable Featured Page Content?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Content Type”, you need to select “Featured Page Content”
    3. Then select page under Featured Page 1, Featured Page 2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select page, make sure your Page have Featured Image. Click here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    Category Content

    Category Content is created to highlight your posts from specific categories in the featured content. So, first you need to create a Post, add Featured Image to the post and assign posts to specific category.

    How to enable Featured Category Content?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Content Type”, you need to select “Featured Category Content”
    3. Then select categoires
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:
    When you select categories, make sure your Posts in those categories have Featured ImageClick here to watch our Video Screencast to add Featured Image.

    Image Content:
    Image Content is created to highlight independent images in the featured content. This option gives you full control to upload your own independent image, with title (optional), content (optional), optional link and target. Just use the following simple steps to add in the Featured Image Content.

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Content Type”, you need to select “Featured Image Content”
    3. Then add “Image”, “Link”, “Title”, “Date” and “Content” under Featured Content #1, Featured Content #2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to change Featured Content Layout?#

    1. Fabulous Fluid Pro currently supports two layouts: 4 columns 5 columns and 6 columns
    2. Make sure featured content is enabled
    3. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    4. Under “Select Featured Content Layout”, you can select your desired layout from “3 columns” or “4 columns”
    5. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to Move Featured Content above Footer?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Check option, “Check to Move above Footer”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to change Headline and Subheadline?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Under “Headline for Featured Content”, you can change the text as needed or Leave field empty if you want to remove Headline
    4. Under “Sub-headline for Featured Content”, you can change the text as needed or Leave field empty if you want to remove Sub-headline
    5. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:Make sure the number of sliders are greater than the Featured Content Layout(greater than 3 for 3 columns and greater than 4 for 4 columns) for Sliding Effect to be enabled even after checking “Check to Enable Sliding Effect” option.

    How to change number of Featured Content and select Featured Page?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Under “No of Featured Content” set number of Featured Content as required(You need to save and refresh the page after changing number of Featured Content)
    4. Then, select your pages in “Featured Page #”
    5. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Note:For best results, it is recommended to set number of featured content to be multiple of Featured Content Layout (E.g. for 3 columns layout, 3, 6, 9 etc. will yield best results).

    How to Display/Hide Content?#

    1. Make sure featured content is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Under Display Content, you can select “Show Excerpt, Show Full Content or Hide Content” to display excerpt as content, whole content as content or not display content respectively, as per you need
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Fabulous Fluid Pro supports 4 featured grid content options types to choose from: 1. Post Content, 2. Page Content, 3. Category Content and 4. Image Content. For Featured Grid Content Options, go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Grid Content”.

    How to enable Featured Grid Content?#

    1. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Grid Content” from your WordPress Dashboard
    2. To enable grid, select “Homepage/Frontpage or Entire Site” option under “Enable Grid Content on”
    3. Under “Select Grid ContentType”, Select grid Type as “Featured Post Grid Content, Featured Page Grid Content or Featured Image Grid Content”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Post Content (Featured Post Grid Content)

    Features post grid is created to highlight your Post in the grid. So, first you need to create a Post and then add Featured Image to the Post.

    How to enable Featured Post Grid?#

    1. Make sure featured grid content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Grid Content Type”, Select Grid Type as “Featured Post Grid Content”
    3. Then add Post ID under Featured Post 1, Featured Post 2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Page Content (Featured Page Grid Content)

    Features page grid is created to highlight your Page in the grid. So, first you need to create a Page and then add Featured Image to the Page.

    How to enable Featured Page Grid Content?#

    1. Make sure featured grid content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Grid Content Type”, Select Grid Type as “Featured Page Grid Content”
    3. Then select page under Featured Page 1, Featured Page 2 and so on
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Category Content (Featured Category Grid Content)

    Features category grid is created to highlight your posts from specific categories in the grid. So, first you need to create a Post, add Featured Image to the post and assign posts to specific category.

    How to enable Featured Category Grid Content?#

    1. Make sure featured grid content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Grid Type”, Select Grid Type as “Featured Category Grid Content”
    3. Then, Select Categories
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Image Grid (Featured Image Grid Content)

    Featured image grid content is created to highlight independent images in the grid. This option gives you full control to upload your own independent image. Just use the following simple steps to add in the Featured Image Grid Content.

    1. Make sure featured grid content is enabled
    2. Under “Select Grid Content Type”, Select Grid Type as “Featured Image Grid Content”
    3. Then add “Image”, “Link”, “Title”, “Date” and “Content” as per your need
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to change number of grids?#

    1. Make sure featured grid content is enabled
    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Featured Grid” from your WordPress Dashboard
    3. Under “No of Grid Content”, select the number grids as per your need
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Widgets #

    Fabulous Fluid Pro has 7 Widgets to choose from. They are: 1. CT:Advertisement , 2. CT:Featured Pages, 3. CT:Featured Posts, 4.CT:Recent Comments, 5. CT:Recent Posts, 6. CT: Social Icons and 7. CT: Tag Cloud. You can add widget in widget area as per your need.

    How to add Widgets in widget area? #

    You can add widgets to your widget area from two location
    1. Go to “Appearance => Widget”, then drag the widget to the widget area or you can click in the widget then list of widget area will appear, now you can choose desired widget area and click on “Add Widget”.

    2. Go to “Appearance => Customize => Widgets”, then you can find list of widget area. Click on the any widget area and you will see “Add a Widget” option by click on it you can find list of Widget which you can add to respected widget area.

    How to add “Advertisement” in widget area(CT:Advertisement Codes)? #

    Use this widget to add any type of Advertisement as a widget

    1. Add CT:Advertisement to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title”, “Advertisement Code”, “Image URL”, “Link URL” and “Alt Text” under respective fields
    3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    This widget is used to display Featured Page. Suitable for Home Top Area and Home Left Area.

    1. Add CT:Featured Pages to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title”, choose “Page”, “Layout” under respective fields
    3. You can further find option to “Remove Featured Image”, “Show Image Before Title” and “Show Image After Title”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    This widget is used display Featured Post. Suitable for Home Top Area and Home Left Area

    1. Add CT:Featured Posts to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title”, “ID of the Post”
    3. You can further find option to “Remove Featured Image”, “Show Image Before Title” and “Show Image After Title”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to add “Recent Comments” in widget area(CT:Recent Comments)? #

    This widget is used to show your site’s most recent comments.

    1. Add CT:Recent Comments to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title” and edit “Number of commets to show” under the respective field.
    3. You can further enable/disable “Display user thumbnail”, “Display Comment” and “Display Comment Meta”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to add “Recent Posts” in widget area(CT:Recent Posts)? #

    This widget is used to show your site’s most recent posts.

    1. Add CT:Recent Posts to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title” and edit “Number of commets to show” under the respective field.
    3. You can further enable/disable “Display post thumbnail” and “Display post date”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to add “Social Icon” in widget area(CT:Social Icon)? #

    This widget is used to add social icons menu as a widget.

    1. Add CT:Social Icon to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title” under the respective field.
    3. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    How to add “Tag Cloud” in widget area(CT:Tag Cloud)? #

    This widget is used to display Custom Tag Cloud with selected layout.

    1. Add CT: Tag Cloud to desired widget area. More Info
    2. Add “Title”, edit “No of items”, “Skins(Theme)”, “Sequence” under the respective field.
    3. Futher you can edit “Taxomomis to be used”, “Custom Taxnomy” and “Additional Options”
    4. Finally, click on “Save & Publish”

    Embed Multimedia into Posts or Pages #

    For externally hosted videos (for example a YouTube or Vimeo video), you can directly paste the link of your video page into the content editor. You do not necessarily have to paste the embed code in the content. WordPress will automatically embed the video from the link.

    Webmaster Tools #

    We have moved Webmaster Tools to our plugin Catch Web Tools for better management and data access. So, just install Catch Web Tools plugin and activate “Webmaster Tools” from Catch Web Tools plugin dashboard. You can verify your site on Google, Yahoo and Bing by adding in the IDs in the respective boxes through “Catch Web Tools => Webmaster Tools” in your WordPress Dashboard. Further, you can add in the Google Analytic. Adding scripts in Header and Footer does not require you to edit codes through Webmaster Tools.

    How to Insert Site Verification IDs?

    1. Go to “Catch Web Tools => Webmaster Tools => Site Verification” in your WordPress Dashboard
    2. Enter the Site Verification ID (Google, Yahoo, Bing) wherever you wish to verify your site
    3. Click on Save Changes button

    How to Insert Analytics / Other Scripts in Header/Footer?

    1. Go to “Catch Web Tools => Webmaster Tools => Header and Footer Scripts” in your WordPress Dashboard
    2. Here you can add in various scripts like, google, facebook etc.
    3. Enter the script in upper text area, for text you want to load on Header
    4. Enter the script in lower text area, for text you want to load on Footer
    5. Click on Save Changes button

    Translating Your Theme with WPML#

    Basic Setup
    Fabulous Fluid Pro is WPML-compatible, that means all the text in this theme can be translated to the language of your choice. To begin, be sure you have the WPML Plugin installed and activated, along with WPML String Translation plugin.

    For First Time Setup
    To set up WPML for the first time, follow their Getting Started Guide.
    To begin translating, select WPML (in the Dashboard menu) => String Translation. You should see a list of the strings in the theme, with blue translation links to the right. Click these links to reveal the list of languages you use on your blog and the associated translations. Go to this link for more details.

    Translating your content
    To translate your posts, pages and custom data types, go to this link

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    * WPML for multi-language
    * WP-PageNavi for Numeric Pagination
    * Regenerate Thumbnails to for Regenerating Thumbnails
    * Jetpack for Infinite Scroll, Gallery, Stats, Image CDN and many more.