Welcome to Press75’s Attache theme documentation page. Please review all set-up instructions and theme usage documentation below to find what you are looking for.

These setup and usage instructions assume that you have working knowledge of the WordPress publishing platform. For more detailed information on how to use WordPress, please refer to the official WordPress documentation codex.

Sample Data and Child Theme Download

Use the links below to download the sample data file and child theme for this theme.

NOTE: WordPress does not provide import functionality for theme options, custom fields, required plugins or other settings. This means that even with the theme sample data file, you will still need to adjust your theme options and most likely add content according to the setup and usage instructions below. Download theme sample data file Download Child theme
Installing Your Theme

There are a number of ways to install a WordPress theme:

- WordPress admin
- Hosting control panel (cPanel used as a specific example)

The recommended installation method for most people is through the WordPress admin, though some theme updates may require the use of S/FTP or your hosting control panel. Instructions for all three options can be found in the Using Themes Codex article.

Managing Custom Menus

Modern WordPress themes include native custom menu support which allows you to configure your theme menus however you like in a convenient drag-and-drop interface. With a custom menu you can easily add custom links, pages, and categories to your navigation menu. Follow the instructions below for more information on how to create and mange custom menus.

  1. Log into your WordPress Admin (e.g. yoursite.com/wp-admin), and navigate to Appearance > Menus.
  2. By default your pages will be listed, so click 'create new menu' to begin setting up your menu
  3. On the left you will see options to add 'Pages', 'Custom Links', and 'Categories' to your menu.
  4. Once done, click 'Save Menu' to save your custom menu, then under 'Menu Settings' check the box beside your desired menu location.

For more information on custom menus please see the Appearance Menus Screen Codex article.

Using Theme Widgets

Modern WordPress theme include widgetized sidebars and/or content areas. The widgets you have available to you depend on your theme and plugins installed (if your theme and plugins provide custom widgets). You can view and add widgets to your theme by logging into your WordPress admin panel, and then navigating to Appearance > Widgets. Please be aware that some widgets have options, usually within the widget itself (e.g. by expanding the widget after adding it to your sidebar), or in a dedicated admin panel sidebar.

For more information on widgets please see the WordPress Widgets Codex article.

WordPress Customizer

The customizer page is where you will find all the theme specific configuration, customization and featured content options. Within your WordPress admin, click "Appearance" and then "Customizer" to load the options page. There will be on screen descriptions and instructions for each option within the page explaining what the option is for and how to configure it. The customizer page and included options will most likely be different for each individual theme, but the concept is the same for all themes.

Attache Options Setup

Attache is integrated with the WordPress theme Customizer (Appearance > Customize), giving you easy control over the theme’s various options:

Appearance > Customize > Colors

Here you will find Attache’s color options. These include settings for the theme’s header text, background, and primary (font and link color) and secondary elements (headline text).

Appearance > Customize > Header Image

This option allows you to upload a header image (or logo) to the upper left portion of the Attache theme’s left sidebar.

Appearance > Customize > Attache Theme > General

Enable Infinite Scroll. If you would rather have infinite scroll instead of pagination, enable this options.

Hide Single Post Meta. Enable this option if you want to hide your post meta info (post date, author information, etc.) when viewing single post items.

Appearance > Customize > Attache Theme > Socials

Here you will find options to add links to various social media profiles including: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest.

Appearance > Customize > Attache Theme > Footer

Custom Footer Text. This option allows you to display your own footer text in place of the theme’s default footer attribution text.

Creating Posts With Featured Thumbnail Images

Most themes require that you add a featured thumbnail image for each post that you publish. The featured image is used to generate post thumbnails for gallery style layouts as well as featued content areas within the theme. Follow the step-by-step instructions below for writing posts with featured images.

  1. Log into your WordPress admin and navigate to Posts > Add new, or Posts > All Posts (if editing an existing post).
  2. If creating a new post, add a title for post, as well as any content, categories, tags, etc.
  3. Within the right hand sidebar, find the “Featured Image” box and click “Set Featured Image”.
  4. After the pop-up dialog box loads, you will have an option to select any image on your computer or an existing image within your WordPress Media Library.
  5. Choose your image and then click “Use as Featured Image” within the pop-up dialog box.
  6. Save your post and publish when ready>.
Homepost Post Grid Size

To determine the size of a post on the home page, edit the post in question (Posts > All Posts), and then select the appropriate option (either ‘Default’ or ‘Large’) from the ‘Grid Size’ meta box (located in the default right sidebar).