Themes, Page and Post Layouts

There are two themes provided with the GSU Website Platform:

  • Administration Theme.  This theme is intended for use by non-academic areas.  It provides a clean white background to present your content and distinguish it from academic areas.  Click the link below to view example sites using this theme.

Development & Alumni Affairs 

  • Department Theme.  This theme is intended for use by academic areas.  It provides a darker background to present your content and distinguish it from non-academic areas.  Click the link below to view an example site using this theme.

 

Page Layout    Usage – Click the images beside each layout to view examples.
Feature Use this page template when you want the masthead to span the entire top of a page.
Product List Use this page template to highlight a list of products/offerings without a left sidebar or top featured image. The list, grid, box, and buttons shortcodes can be used on these pages to style the product listings.
Default Page This is the default page format with a top featured image and left sidebar.  The featured image can be replaced by a video or removed using the <!–masthead–> tag in the html at the top of the page.  Anything placed above this tag will replace the Featured Image.  If nothing is placed above it, the featured image will not be displayed.Content in the main content area can be setup in 1 or two columns and the different shortcodes for gird, buttons, boxes, cards and featured posts can be used.Associated Posts can be flagged to display below the left hand menu as well. If needed, widgets can be setup on the left below the menu for this page or a group of similarly organized pages. To “group” pages, add them to a category.
Home  Use this to setup a site home or inner landing page with the larger feature carousel, feature content areas and an event calendar.

 

Post Layout    Usage – Click the images beside each layout to view examples.
Default Post Use this for News articles, student stories and other “blog” style listings which are primarily text. Use the Post Categories and tags to organize and present your posts in groups such as General News, Faculty News, Research News, Student Stories, etc.
Gallery Post  Use this for articles and presentation of content to be presented primarily by a “gallery of pictures”. Use the Post Categories and tags to organize and present your posts in groups such as General News, Faculty News, Research News, Student Stories, etc.