Setup Featured Content 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 Content on homepage.
Setup Content Blocks on homepage
Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets, add the Home Content and Home Content 2 widget to the Home Content area:
Select the category (Content Block) that you want to display on homepage:
The Home Content widget area only supports the Home Content, Home Content 2, Image and Custom HTML widgets.
Setup Advertisement banners
You can also add the Image and Custom HTML widget to other widget areas for displaying ads (Sidebar, Home Content, Footer Columns, etc).
Setup Custom Widgets for Sidebar
Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets, you will see multiple custom widgets:
- Most Commented Posts
- Recent Posts
- Random Posts
- Sidebar: Category Posts
You can add these custom widgets to the Sidebar and Footer Columns widget area.