Superheroby Automattic


Give your blog a clean look with bright pops of color. Superhero features a heroic full-bleed Featured Content area, full-bleed featured images, a fixed header, and subtle CSS3 transitions.

Featured Content Section

To set up Superhero’s Featured Content area, which supports up to ten featured posts:

  1. Navigate to Customize → Featured Content.
  2. Enter the name of a tag.
  3. Click the blue “Save” button at the bottom.
  4. Create a post with a featured image that’s at least 960px wide.
    • Note: The featured image will look best at a 2.88:1 width-to-height ratio, and at least 500px tall.
  5. Give the post the tag you declared under Customize → Featured Content.

Widget Areas

Superhero has a widget area sidebar that appears everywhere in the site (except when using the Full-Width page template. It can be setup in Customize → Widgets.

Custom Menus

Superhero has a single, primary custom menu area in the header.

Custom Header and Background

Superhero features a Custom Header that can be set under Customize → Header Image. The background can also be customized under Customize → Colors and Backgrounds.

Full-Width Page Template

If you would like to remove the sidebar from a page, assign it the Full Width template under Page Attributes.

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels)

  1. The main column width is 645 except in the full-width layout where it’s 910.
  2. The primary sidebar width is 190.
  3. The Featured Content image size is at least 960 wide.
  4. Individual post featured image is at least 645 wide.

This theme is available for download to be used on your WordPress self-hosted installation.

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