The PMag theme is designed to work under WordPress environment. Before we jump to the theme presentation we would like to provide some resources intended for users who are new to wordpress but it may also be useful for the more experienced users.

WordPress presentation

WordPress Codex information

  • Installation – WordPress is easy to install
  • Pages vs. posts – Understand the differences between posts and pages
  • Posts – The articles/posts represent the content
  • Manage categories – Structure your content using categories
  • Tags – Group posts which have similar content
  • Pages – They have multiple usage from homepage to contact, from blog page to presentation pages, etc.

WordPress Video tutorials

Other resources

Install via WordPress

Step 1 – Navigate to Appearance > Themes

Step 2 – Click Install Themes and click the Upload button.

Step 3 – Browse to find the PMag.zip file on your computer and click Install Now

Step 4 – Activate the newly installed theme by going to Appearance > Themes and clicking the Activate button.

Install via FTP

Step 1 – Log into your FTP client to access your host web server

Step 2 – Browse to find the PMag.zip file on your computer and unzip it.

Step 3 – Upload the folder PMagto wp-content/themes/ folder

Step 4 – Activate the newly installed theme by going to Appearance > Themes and clicking the Activate button.

After installing and activating PMag, you’ll want to make some custom settings to match your specific need. All theme options are found in Appearance > Customize.

Below are the detailed instruction of PMag Customizer.

This section contains common setting options

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PMag General Settings

Default Post Layout

There are 2 predefined post layout that users can switch from the front end: grid view and list view. Choose the default layout using the Select option.

Please note that this option is only applicable to blog page, archive page and search result page.

Pagination Type

There are 3 types of pagination included with PMag.

  1. Ajax load more button: A Load More button will be displayed at the bottom when scrolling down. Readers have to click it to in order to get next page of posts.
  2. Ajax infinite scroll: Next set of posts will be displayed automatically when a reader scrolling down to the bottom.
  3. Default next/previous: This is the default pagination type of WordPress. You will see at the bottom a numeric pagination box with next/previous action buttons

FAQ

First, add a new page. On the right hand of the edit screen, you’ll see the Page Attributes. And below it, select the Saved Posts page as the template.

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Then go back to Appearance > Customize > General Settings and select the page you just created in the Watch It Later setting.

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Now you should see the Watch It Later link on your primary menu location.