Customizing Edumax Theme
This section will provide you an in-depth guide on how to use the Edumax Options. There are a few ways to access the Edumax customization page, the following method is best practice.
Go to Dashboard > Appearance > Customize > Edumax Options.
Here is a screenshot of the Edumax Options page. The default settings are shown in the following image.
Header Background Color: You can change the background color for the menu from here. The input field accepts Hex Codes for colors.
Header Padding and Margin: If you want some vertical spaces on top and bottom of the menu, you can use these fields. The values are in pixels.
Sticky Header: If you enable this option, the menu will stick to the top of the browser window when you scroll down a page.
Sticky Background Color: This is different from the header background color. The header background color is applicable when you are at the top of the page. This color will be visible on the menu when you are scrolling down.
Header Transparent: If you do not want any color on the menu, and want it to be transparent, then you can enable this option.
Header Category Menu: This option enables a menu right beside the logo. It will show all the course categories inside a dropdown menu.
Category Menu Label Text: If you want to show something other than category on the menu label text, then you can write that here.
Header Login/Signup Button: Enabling this option will show a login button on the top right corner if an user is not signed in.
Header Login/Signup Button Text: If you want to change the text of the signup button, you can do it from here.
Enable Header Shopping Cart: Enabling this adds a cart icon on the top right corner to access the cart easily.
Archive Sidebar Filter: Enabling this option shows filtering options on course listings.
Sidebar Position: You can change the sidebar position from left to right/right to left using this feature when the sidebar is enabled.
Enable Course Sorting Bar: When this feature is enabled, there would be a sorting option available on the top right corner of the course archive page for sorting the courses. There are two available options for sorting: release date and title.
Archive Course Per Page: You can set how many courses you want to show on the course archive page using this feature.
Archive Course Pagination: You can enable or disable the pagination feature on the course archive pages from here.
Archive Course Column Count: You can set how many columns you want to divide the courses into from here.
With Edumax theme, you can get your users to sign up with their social media accounts, this saves them from the frustrating traditional signup methods.
Enable Social Login: Turn this feature on to enable social media login along with traditional email sign up process.
Google Login Client ID: To enable your users’ login with Gmail, you need to get a Google Login Client ID. You can head over here to get more insights.
Facebook login App ID: To enable your users’ login with Facebook, you need to get a Facebook App ID. You can head over here to get more insights.
Twitter Login Consumer Key/Consumer Secret/Auth Redirect URL: To enable your users’ login with Twitter, you need to have these credentials. You can head over here to get more insights.
All Logo options
This section will let you set everything related to your website logo. You can define whether an image or texts will be used as the logo and customize them.
Select Logo Style: You can have text or image as your site logo. Define the type using this feature.
Upload Logo: If you’ve chosen image type for the logo, you need to upload it from here. The supported file types are jpg, svg, png.
Logo Height and Width: You can set a fixed value for the logo height and width. Leave the field blank to get the default image site automatically.
Custom Logo Text: If you’ve chosen text type for the logo, you need to write down the text in this field.
Coming Soon Logo: You can upload the logo for the coming soon page using this feature.
Sub Header Banner
You can control the sub-header banner settings for your site from this section. You will have the options to set a background image, control the padding/margin and set the size or color for the title text.
On this page, you can change your site’s font-family, font size, font weight, font color etc. 600+ Google fonts are added in this font selection option. Typography settings will let you customize the font options for the body, menu, and heading 1 to heading 5.
Layout & Styling
The options here manage the layouts and color variations of your theme. There are two types of layouts available for you to choose from: BoxWidth and FullWidth. You can choose a color or image for the background and control its styling. You can also take control of menu and sub-menu content color styling.
This section lets you enter all of your social media profile links. Put the links of the social sites you want to show in the header or the footer of the site. If you don’t want to add any of the given social media, just leave the field blank.
We’ve provided a coming soon page template with a few customization options. You can change the title, define the estimated arrival time and put social media links. To set turn on the coming soon page, click on Enable and hit the Publish button on the top.
404 Page Setting
We’ve provided a preset 404 page in the template. You can set the page title, a description, and the button text.
This section controls the look and feel of your website’s blog. Set the number of columns of the blog section here. You can determine whether the blog pages will show page views, categories, authors, date etc. Enable or disable these options here as you want them to be.
Blog Single Page Setting
This section helps you customize attributes to your blog single pages. You can choose whether you’d like to enable the blog sidebar or not. You can also control the display option for publishing date, author, category, tags, hit count and comments.
Widget Area setting
Edumax options allow you to personalize the bottom settings of your website that goes perfectly with your design. You can enable the bottom area and customize the background color, title color, link color, link hover color, text color, etc. You can also take control of the top and bottom padding. To modify the widgets click on the edit icons.
If you want to show some texts (e.g. copyright notice) on your website footer, turn on this option, define the padding values and set the stylings. You can enable/disable/customize your website copyright text from here.