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How to use Linear WordPress theme for highly customizable widgets

Linear is a sleek, minimal and responsive theme for your WordPress site. Linear theme has highly customizable widgets with numerous options.

Here’s a step-by-step guide for configuring the Linear theme for highly customizable widgets.

For highly customizable widgets, Install Linear theme.

1. Download the linear.zip file & unzip to themes folder located at
/wordpress/wp-content/themes
2. Go to WordPress Dashboard -> Appearance -> Themes

Activate Linear theme

3. Activate Linear theme.
4. Go to WordPress Dashboard -> Appearance -> Theme Options

Linear theme dashboard

 

Customizing Linear theme for highly customizable widgets

1. General : Customize the general settings of your theme for the website.
General -> Sitename | Appearance | Posts | Social buttons | Copyright

Sitename : Manage the sitename of your site.

  • Sitename : Enter your custom sitename text.
  • Description Text : Enter your custom site description text.
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Appearance : Manage the appearance of your site.

  • Highlight Color : Choose any color for highlight.
  • Custom CSS : Enter any custom CSS here to apply it to your theme.
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Posts : Manage the posts settings of your site.

  • Social AddTo Buttons : Enable / disable the AddToAny social buttons on each post.
  • Post Navigation : Enable / disable post navigation links under your posts.
  • Date Format : Select a date format to be globally used.
  • Commenting System : Select a commenting system to use.
  • Disqus : Add your UNIVERSAL CODE to activate Disqus comments.
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Social buttons : Manage the social buttons settings for your site.

  • Facebook : Add the full URL to your Facebook page.
  • Twitter : Add the full URL to your Twitter page.
  • YouTube : Add the full URL to your YouTube page.
  • Instagram : Add the full URL to your Instagram page.
  • Dribbble : Add the full URL to your Dribbble page.
  • Pinterest : Add the full URL to your Pinterest page.
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Copyright : Manage the copyright text for your site.

  • Copyright text : Add your custom copyright text (basic HTML is allowed for linking).
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Click Save changes when done.

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2. Lead : Manage the Lead settings for your site.
Lead -> Lead Widget

Lead Widget : Create / manage the Lead widget on your site.

  • H1 Header : Specify a custom H1 Heading text.
  • H2 Header : Specify a custom H2 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Specify a full URL to your chosen image.
  • Button Text : Specify a custom button text.
  • Destination : Specify a full destination URL of the lead widget button.
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Click Save changes when done.

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3. Welcome : Manage the welcome settings of your site.
Welcome -> Welcome Widget

Welcome Widget : Create / manage the welcome widget of your site.

  • H1 Header : Specify a custom H1 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Specify the full URL to your chosen image.
  • Text : Add your custom body text.
  • Button Text : Add your custom button text.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL of the welcome widget button.
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Click Save changes when done.

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4. Features : Manage the features settings of your site.
Features -> Feature Widget (Column 1) | Feature Widget (Column 2) | Feature Widget (Column 3) | Feature Widget (Column 4)

Feature Widget (Column 1) : Create / manage the feature widget (Column 1) of your site.

  • H3 Header : Add your custom H3 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Add the full URL to your chosen featured image (square images work great!).
  • Text excerpt : Add your custom excerpt of text that appears when you mouseover the above image.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL for this feature.
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Feature Widget (Column 2) : Create / manage the feature widget (Column 2) of your site.

  • H3 Header : Add your custom H3 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Add the full URL to your chosen featured image (square images work great!).
  • Text excerpt : Add your custom excerpt of text that appears when you mouseover the above image.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL for this feature.
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Feature Widget (Column 3) : Create / manage the feature widget (Column 3) of your site.

  • H3 Header : Add your custom H3 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Add the full URL to your chosen featured image (square images work great!).
  • Text excerpt : Add your custom excerpt of text that appears when you mouseover the above image.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL for this feature.
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Feature Widget (Column 4) : Create / manage the feature widget (Column 4) of your site.

  • H3 Header : Add your custom H3 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Add the full URL to your chosen featured image (square images work great!).
  • Text excerpt : Add your custom excerpt of text that appears when you mouseover the above image.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL for this feature.
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Click Save changes when done.

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5. Static : Manage the static content settings of your site.
Static -> Static Contents Widget (Column 1) | Static Contents Widget (Column 2)

Static Contents Widget (Column 1) : Manage the static content widget (Column 1) of your site.

  • H3 Header : Add your custom H3 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Add the full URL to your chosen image.
  • Text : Add your custom body text.
  • Button text : Add your custom button text.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL of the above button.
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Static Contents Widget (Column 2) : Manage the static content widget (Column 2) of your site.

  • H3 Header : Add your custom H3 Heading text.
  • Image URL : Add the full URL to your chosen image.
  • Text : Add your custom body text.
  • Button text : Add your custom button text.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL of the above button.
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Click Save changes when done.

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6. Blog : Manage the blog settings for your site.
Blog -> Blog Latest Widget

Blog Latest Widget : Create / manage the blog latest widgets on your site.

  • H1 Header : Add your custom H1 Heading text.
  • Post Info : Show / hide the date and author information.
  • Post Image : Show / hide the attached featured image of the post.
  • Post Excerpt : Show / hide an excerpt of text from the post.

blogs settings

Click Save changes when done.

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7. Tables : Manage the table settings for your site..
Tables -> Pricing Tables Widget | Left Table | Middle Table | Right Table

Pricing Tables Widget : Create / manage the pricing tables widget on your site.

  • H1 Header : Add your custom H1 Heading text.
  • Text : Add your custom body text.
  • Sub-text : Add your custom sub-text (positioned under the tables).

pricing table widget settings

Left Table : Manage the left table settings for the pricing table widget.

  • Title : Add your custom table title text.
  • Price : Add your custom table price text (Use to apply superscript formatting).
  • List Item #1 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #2 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #3 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #4 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #5 : Add your list item text here.
  • Button text : Add your custom button text.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL of the above button.

left table settings

Middle Table : Manage the middle table settings for the pricing table widget.

  • Title : Add your custom table title text.
  • Price : Add your custom table price text (Use to apply superscript formatting).
  • List Item #1 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #2 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #3 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #4 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #5 : Add your list item text here.
  • Button text : Add your custom button text.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL of the above button.

middle table settings

Right Table : Manage the right table settings for the pricing table widget.

  • Title : Add your custom table title text.
  • Price : Add your custom table price text (Use to apply superscript formatting).
  • List Item #1 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #2 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #3 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #4 : Add your list item text here.
  • List Item #5 : Add your list item text here.
  • Button text : Add your custom button text.
  • Destination : Add the full destination URL of the above button.

right table settings

Click Save changes when done.

pricing tables preview

8. Action : Manage the action widget for your site.
Action -> Action Widget

Action Widget : Create / manage a action widget for the site.

  • H1 Header : Specify a custom H1 Heading text.
  • Text : Specify a custom text for the body.
  • Button text : Specify a custom text for the action widget button.
  • Destination : Specify the full destination URL of action widget button.
  • CF7 Shortcode : Add your ContactForm7 shortcode to replace the action widget button.

action widget settings

Click Save changes when done.

action widget preview

9. Social : Manage the social profile connections on your site.
Social -> Social Widget | Facebook API | Twitter API

Social Widget : Select a social layout for connecting to your site.

  • Layout : Choose from Facebook / Twitter or select both Facebook & Twitter.

Facebook API : Add your Facebook API details.

  • Facebook username : Specify your Facebook username.

Twitter API : Add your Twitter API details.

  • Twitter username : Specify your Twitter Screen Name.
  • Consumer Key : Specify your Twitter Consumer Key.
  • Consumer Secret : Specify your Twitter Consumer Secret.

Click Save changes when done.

social layout preview

10. Misc : Manage the miscellaneous settings for the theme.
Misc -> SEO | Fluffy stuff | Analytics

SEO :

  • Meta Description : Add your custom META description text.
  • Meta Keywords : Add your custom META keywords, separated by commas.
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Fluffy stuff :

  • Nicesroll.js : Enable / disable a smooth scroll effect to your browser.
  • Animate.css : Enable / disable animations to your CSS.
  • Wow.js : Enable / disable viewport delays to Animate.css animations.
  • Backtop.js : Enable / disable smooth sliding back to top button.
  • Tooltips.js : Enable / disable jQuery tooltips..
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Analytics : Use your analytics tracking code for your website. This is optional.

  • Tracking Code : Add your analytics tracking code.
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Click Save changes when done.

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So that’s pretty much what you need to know in order to use the Linear theme effectively. For a live demo of the Linear WordPress Theme.

Linear theme for highly customizable widgets is a stunning option for your sites.

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