Hickory - A WordPress Magazine Theme

How to setup Hickory's widgetized homepage

Please note: This FAQ Article is specifically for the Hickory theme.

One of Hickory's features is the ability to widgetize an entire page for easy customization and assembly. In this tutorial, we'll go over how to setup Hickory's widgetized homepage.

Navigate to Appearance > Hickory Options > Homepage Options > Select Homepage Layout. Here, you have 3 options for your homepage layout-- Grid Layout, List Layout, and Widgetized Homepage Layout.
Select "Widgetized Homepage Layout". Save changes when you're finished.

Hickory's Widgetized Homepage Screenshot #1

Next, go to Appearance > Widgets. On the right-hand side of the screen, there will be a widget area titled "Main Widget Area". This is where you can drag and drop the various widgets noted on the left side of the screen.
To delete and edit the widgets within your homepage's "Main Widget Area", click the widgets placed within it to reveal each one's settings/options.
To rearrange the order in which the widgets appear on your homepage, simply drag and drop them where you'd like them to appear within the widget area.

Hickory's Widgetized Homepage Screenshot #2

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