Blog Booster Module Documentation
Blog Booster is part of Neve Pro Addon's modules. If you would like to learn more about the Neve Pro Addon, take a look at Neve Pro Addon's full documentation.
Activating the module
To activate the Blog Booster module, navigate to Appearance > Neve Options > Neve Pro and enable the module.
The Blog Booster module adds new options for the Blog and Single Post pages. These options can be seen in Appearance > Customize > Layout.
Neve Pro brings in new options for the Blog/Archive page:
Page Layout - after choosing the desired layout for the blog page, which can be List, Covers, or Grid, advanced settings will be available for it. You will find options like the number of posts in a row, grid spacing, card minimum height, card border-radius, color options, content padding, masonry layout, and so on.
Ordering and Content - the possibility to change the default publishing descending date order to ascending or change it by updated date (This is really handy for bloggers who want to bring to life those older articles that have been updated, but would otherwise remain at the bottom of the blog page, and would not be accessible for users).
Post meta - Custom separator for the meta tags provided by Neve, like the author name, publishing date, number of comments, and category of the post. Apart from these, Neve Pro also offers an estimated reading time, which is automatically calculated based on the number of strings in the post.
Read More - The default Read more text available in Neve, can be further customized in Neve Pro. You can choose between just a text, or a button (primary style or secondary style).
More details and screenshots on how to use those features are available in our guide, Neve Blog/Archive Options.
2. Single Post
Neve Pro brings in new options for the Single Post pages: Sharing Icons, Author Biography, and Related Posts. These three options need to be enabled in the Elements Order list where you can choose which elements should be visible on the page or not, and their positions. Advanced options are available for each of those items.
More details and screenshots on how to use those features are available in our guide, Neve Single Post Options.
- Sharing Icons offer the possibility to add as many social icons as you need ( from a predefined list of the most popular networks ). Each icon can be enabled/disabled on Desktop/Mobile, offering a great way of customization.
- Author Biography will pull out the post's author name, description, and Gravatar image from the user settings.
- Related Posts is a pretty usual section in WordPress, but Neve Pro gets it to the next level, by offering customizations options for the section title, the number of related posts, length of the post content and filtering option ( you can choose to select related posts based on related categories or related tags ).
- Custom display for the Comments section
With Neve PRO, you get the option to have a show/hide mechanism for the comments section. This means, that by default, the comments list and comments form area is not displayed on the page, only a Show Comments button is visible. When that button is clicked, the entire comments section is displayed. This functionality is pretty useful on sites with a large number of comments, that could make the page to long.