Welcome to the Gambit theme documentation. These instructions briefly explain how to setup and configure all theme features.
Table of Contents
- Theme Installation
- Theme Options
- WordPress Core Features
- Post Slideshow
- Magazine Homepage
- Setup and Configure Pro Version Features
- Theme Specifications
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 Gambit is an Add-on plugin for the Gambit theme. Therefore you have to install and activate the Gambit theme and install the Gambit Pro plugin in addition. You can learn how to install Plugins on the Install WordPress plugins tutorial.
Configure Theme Options
Gambit 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:
- General Settings
- Header Spacing (only with PRO version)
- Post Settings
- Post Slider
- 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:
- Custom Menus (Theme Navigation)
- Widget Areas
- Custom Header Image
- Custom Backgrounds
- Featured Images
- Page Templates
- Custom Logo
To set up your post slider, go to Appearance → Customize → Theme Options → Post Slider.
Please see our Post Slider Tutorial if you need more help for the Slider setup.
You can use the Magazine Widgets to create a magazine-styled homepage in the Customizer. Therefore go to Appearance → Customize → Widgets → Magazine Homepage.
Please see our Magazine Widgets Tutorial for detailed instructions about the Magazine features.
Setup and Configure Pro Version Features
The Pro Version of Gambit is an add-on plugin which you can purchase on the Gambit Pro page.
Install PRO Version Plugin
You can download Gambit 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.
Gambit 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.
- The main content column width is
- The Featured Images used on the Post Slideshow are
- The Featured Images used on archives posts are
- The Featured Images used on single posts are
- The Featured Images on the Magazine Posts Widgets are
All measurements in pixels.
Thank you so much for using the Gambit WordPress theme.