Setup Featured Slider on homepage
In your WordPress admin panel, go to Posts -> All Posts, edit any post that you want to show on the Featured Slider. Scroll to the page bottom and you will see the “Featured Post” checkbox, just check this option and the post will be displayed on the Featured Slider on homepage.
Setup Advertisement banners
- Most Commented Posts: Display most commented posts with thumbnails
- Recent Posts: Display recent posts with thumbnails
- Random Posts: Display random posts with thumbnails
Go to Appearance -> Widgets, you can add these custom widgets to the Sidebar.