Shimmer – Custom layouts for blog, posts, & pages

Shimmer theme allows you to choose different layouts for main blog page, posts, and pages. In order to use these layouts follow the steps below.


Custom layouts for main blog page

Shimmer theme supports three layout options for the display of blog page;

  • Sidebar on the right
  • Sidebar on the left
  • Full-width (without sidebar)

To change the layout of the blog;

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Shimmer Theme Settings > Sidebar Settings
  2. Choose on of the layout options from “Blog Sidebar Options” section and click on Publish button.
Custom layouts for posts

Shimmer theme supports three layout options for the display of blog posts;

  • Sidebar on the right
  • Sidebar on the left
  • Full-width (without sidebar)

To change the layout of the blog posts;

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Shimmer Theme Settings > Sidebar Settings
  2. Choose on of the layout options from “Single Post Sidebar Options” section and click on Publish button.

Additionally, we included a post template to show featured image within the blog post. If you choose a template from the inside of a post you can control the sidebar option of this page as following;

  1. Go to Appearance > Customize > Shimmer Theme Settings > Sidebar Settings
  2. Choose on of the layout options from “Single Post with Featured Image Sidebar Options” section and click on Publish button.
Custom layouts for pages

Shimmer theme supports four layout options for the display of regular pages;

  • Sidebar on the right
  • Sidebar on the left
  • Full-width (without sidebar – default)
  • Page with featured image

By default all pages are with left sidebar layout. If you want your page to have this layout leave the template option as default. For changing the layout of a page click on an existing page to open up the post editor or create a new page. Under “Page Attributes” choose “Page with Right Sidebar”, “Full-width Page”, or “Page with Featured Image” option and save your page. You can choose different layout options for each pages.