16 Apr 08

Magazine Theme – How to…

Posted in: Exclusive themes, How to, Magazine Theme

How to insert thumbnails to a post ?

When you are writing a post you have to go to Custom Fields and insert a new one.

The Key is Thumbnail and the Value is the URL for you picture.

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The thumbnail will automatically resize to the perfect size but try to don’t use pictures too big to keep the good quality.

How to insert Video Posts ?

Once again when you are writing a post you have to go to Custom Fields and insert a new one.

The Key is Video and the Value is the URL for you video. For example to insert this video from youtube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivdhpdqCQAA&feature=dir , you must go to embedded area where you have this code:

<object width=”425″ height=”355″><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ivdhpdqCQAA&hl=en”></param><param name=”wmode” value=”transparent”></param><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/ivdhpdqCQAA&hl=en” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” wmode=”transparent” width=”425″ height=”355″></embed></object>

http://www.youtube.com/v/ivdhpdqCQAA is the URL that you have to intert, is the value for the key Video.

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How to insert a featured post ?

You have to go to your Magazine Theme Control Panel in Admin Area and fill the categories area (insert the category id + category name).

These categories will in the bar of important categories, this one:

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The first four categories will automatically be the featured categories. So you just have to publish a post in on of these categories and it will be considered as featured.

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3 Comments

insert thumbnails is important very good for me
thank
Izzyweb.it

Izzyweb / April 17, 2008

very good!

china 1078 islands / April 21, 2008

how do you get the video to show on the mainpage? I have the video’s showing when you click “see all the videos”, but no thumbnails show up like on your demo site.

Nick Marshall / April 23, 2008

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