Chronus Documentation

Welcome to the Chronus theme documentation. These instructions briefly explain how to setup and configure all theme features.

Table of Contents

Theme Installation

Since it is the same procedure for every theme, this tutorial does not explain how to install the theme. If you need help with the theme installation, please see the Install WordPress themes tutorial.

Install PRO Version Plugin

Please be aware that the PRO Version of Chronus is an Add-on plugin for the Chronus theme. Therefore you have to install and activate the Chronus theme and install the Chronus Pro plugin in addition. You can learn how to install Plugins on the Install WordPress plugins tutorial.

Configure Theme Options

Chronus supports the awesome Theme Customizer. You can configure all theme settings on Appearance → Customize → Theme Options.

The Theme Options panel in the Customizer includes following sections:

  • Layout Settings
  • Blog Settings
  • Post Settings
  • Featured Posts
  • Theme Colors (only with PRO version)
  • Theme Fonts (only with PRO version)
  • Footer Settings (only with PRO version)

Set up WordPress Features

The theme supports several WordPress core features you know:

Set up Post Slideshow

If you’d like to display the post slideshow on your homepage like the demo website, please see our extra Post Slider tutorial:

Featured Post Slider Tutorial

Configure Magazine Homepage template

If you’d like to have a home page with the magazine-style layout like the demo website, please see our extra Magazine Homepage tutorial:

Magazine Homepage Tutorial

Setup and Configure Pro Version Features

The Pro Version of Chronus is an add-on plugin which you can purchase on the Chronus Pro page.

Install PRO Version Plugin

You can download Chronus Pro on our downloads page. If you need help to install the plugin please visit our Install WordPress plugins tutorial.

Custom Colors and Custom Fonts

You can customize the theme colors and fonts on Appearance → Customize → Theme Options → Theme Colors / Theme Fonts.

Footer Widgets

Chronus Pro adds a widgetized footer area. You can add your footer widgets on Appearance → Widgets.

Hide Credit Link

You can disable the credit link to themezee.com on Appearance → Customize → Theme Options → Footer Settings.

Theme Specifications

  1. The main content column width is 840.
  2. The Featured Images used on archives and single posts are 840x525.
  3. The Featured Images in the Magazine Widgets are 600x375 (large), 280x175 (medium) and 120x80 (small).
  4. The Custom Header image will display at a maximum width of 2560 and a flexible height (default height = 500).

All measurements in pixels.

 

Thank you so much for using the Chronus WordPress theme.