Featured Content Carousel
Dicot includes an eye-catching featured content carousel area on the home page. Capture your visitors’ attention and lead them to specific posts or pages.
Here are some tips to help you get the featured content carousel set up.
- Go to Appearance → Customize → Featured Content and add the featured tag or a tag of your choice. Dicot supports up to twelve posts or pages in its featured content area.
- Create or edit a post or page you wish to feature. Assign the special tag from step one to this post or page.
- Set a Featured Image for your post or page. Use big and beautiful featured images for the carousel.
- Publish or Update the post or page.
Go to Appearance → Customize → Site Identity to add your site logo.
Check out this guide for full details on how to set up a site logo.
You’ll find Dicot’s theme options in the Customizer, under Appearance → Customize → Theme.
1. Theme Layout
You can use Dicot‘s default wide layout or personalize it with beautiful backgrounds using the boxed layout.
Dicot will cover the full screen width in wide-layout mode. Any background color or background image will not be visible using wide-layout mode.
Dicot will wrap the content in a box. This option is best if you want to use a background color or background image for your website.
2. Main Sidebar Position (If Active)
Dicot displays the main sidebar on the right or left side, as long as it contains widgets.
Dicot features a cool animation effect when elements like posts, widgets or the footer, appear as you scroll. You can choose from several different animation styles.
4. Show Animation on Page Scroll
You can enable/disable content animation via the “Show Animation on Page Scroll” option.
5. Show Page Preloader
Dicot‘s preloader hides the content before it’s fully loaded and provides a smooth experience to your website’s visitors. The preloader displays a “Skip” link automatically on slower internet connections after few seconds.
You can enable/disable the preloader via the “Show Page Preloader” option.
6. Enable Sticky Menu on Large Displays
You can choose to make the header custom menu sticky, so visitors can always access the menu while they scroll on screens wider than 767px. This option can be enabled via the “Enable Sticky Menu on Large Displays” option.
Dicot supports Featured Images on blog posts and static pages. Featured Images appear near the title on the blog index and archive pages. For best results, use an image at least
800px wide and
If you upload larger Featured Images or images with different proportions, they will be automatically resized to match the dimensions noted above.
To create a pull quote, switch to the Text/HTML Editor and add one of the following code snippets, replacing the highlighted portion with your own quote text:
<blockquote class="alignright"> This is a right-aligned blockquote. </blockquote>
<blockquote class="alignleft"> This is a left-aligned blockquote. </blockquote>
Add a Custom Header Image
Add a Custom Background Image or Color
Select Primary Menu location in the Menu Settings to display Custom Menu in the header.
Select Secondary Menu location in the Menu Settings to display Custom Menu in the footer.
Linking to any of the following sites will automatically display its icon in your menu.
- Email (
- RSS Feed (urls with
Dicot comes with four widget areas: one in the sidebar, and up to three in the footer. The footer widget areas will activate once you add widgets to them in Appearance → Widgets.
Dicot features two custom widgets:
Dicot: Post List
Dicot: Post Carousel