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.

The options presented in this guide are related to the following panels:

Activating the module

To activate the Blog Booster module, navigate to Appearance > Neve Options > Neve Pro and enable the module.

Features

The Blog Booster module adds new options for the Blog and Single Post pages. These options can be seen in Appearance > Customize > Layout.

๐Ÿ“ Note: If you want to learn more about Single Post options, check this dedicated doc.


Blog / Archive pages

Neve comes with a wide palette of options for the blog / archive pages.

  • Appearance > Customize > Layout >Blog / Archive

In this menu are available settings regarding the blog layout, elements ordering, custom metadata, and three styles for the Read More button ( Desktop | Tablet | Mobile ).

๐Ÿ“ Note: Here is a useful article about how to edit the blog page.

A

 Blog Layout

  • Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog / Archive > Blog Layout

Blog Layout - it has three layouts available, each of them with personalized options:

  • List - displays the posts one below each other:
    • List spacing - sets the space dimension between the articles (in PX), along with a Reset button ( Desktop | Tablet | Mobile ).
    • Image Position - will change the position of the image, with three options: left / no image / right.
    • Content Padding - adjust the amount of space around the post content, by selecting the desired dimensions ( available in PX or in EM), having the possibility to link (๐Ÿ”—) the values; this means that a change to any of the directions will be automatically applied to all of them. It can be set differently for any of the devices (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile).
    • Image Width - the desired width of the featured image, that can be modified with a slider, along with a Reset button.

      • Alternating layout - arranges the images alternatively, right-left ( enable / disable ).
      • Add Separator between posts - adds a line between the articles. When enabled, this option reveals other two options:
        • Separator Weight -  the desired weight of the separator ( available in PX ), along with a Reset button. It can be set differently for any of the devices (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile).
        • Separator Color - establishes the color of the line, with the possibility to choose one of the global colors ( theme's default colors), by clicking on the ๐ŸŒ button.

    • Covers - places the whole content above the post featured image:
      • Columns - sets the number of columns in which the posts will be displayed ( from 1 to 4).
      • Grid spacing - changes the dimension of the blank space between the elements, from 0 to 300, available in PX, along with a Reset button (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile).
      • Card min height - sets a minimum height for the articles, from 0 to 1000, along with a Reset button ( Desktop | Tablet | Mobile ).
      • Border radius - rounds the corners, according to the desired level, from 0 (square shape) to 100. If you want to undo the changes, you can click on the Reset button.

      • Overlay / text color - modifies the color of the overlay / text. You can choose one of the global colors ( theme's default colors ), by clicking on the ๐ŸŒ button.
      • Content padding - helps the user to align the content, by selecting the desired dimensions ( available in PX or in EM), having the possibility to link (๐Ÿ”—) the values; this means that a change to any of the directions will be automatically applied to all of them. It can be set differently for any of the devices (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile).
      • Enable masonry - make the posts on the next row to start where empty space is available instead of aligning the posts on each row.
      • Show content only on hover - when hovered with the mouse, displays the content of the article.

    • Grid - is very similar to the above one (Covers) in terms of options, just that content is below the featured image:
      • Columns - sets the number of columns in which the posts will be displayed ( from 1 to 4).
      • Grid spacing - changes the dimension of the blank space between the elements, from 0 to 300, available in PX, along with a Reset button (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile) .
      • Border radius - rounds the margins, according to the desired level, from 0 to 100. If you want to undo the changes, you can click on the Reset button.

      • Content padding - helps the user to align the content, by selecting the desired dimensions ( available in PX or in EM), having the possibility to link (๐Ÿ”—) the values; this means that a change to any of the directions will be automatically applied to all of them. It can be set differently for any of the devices (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile).
      • Add separator between posts - adds a line between the articles. When enabled, this option reveals other two:
        • Separator Weight -  the desired weight of the separator ( available in PX ), along with a reset button. It can be set differently for any of the devices (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile).
        • Separator Color - establishes the color of the line, with the possibility to choose one of the global colors ( theme's default colors ), by clicking on the ๐ŸŒ button.

      • Enable masonry - make the posts on the next row to start where empty space is available instead of aligning the posts on each row.
      • Enable card style - adds a background under the details of the article. Once enabled, it reveals three options:
        • Card background/ Text color - with the possibility to choose from Neve's global colors (๐ŸŒ)
        • Card box shadow

B

 Ordering and content

  • Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog / Archive > Ordering and Content

Ordering and content is responsible for the posts listed on the blog looks like, and on which criteria are they shown and it has seven options:

  • Order posts by - Date posted descending / Date posted ascending / Date updated.
  • Post Pagination - Number/ Infinite Scroll.
  • Post Content Order - changes the order of the elements from the article, with a drag-and-drop movement. 
    • Visibility - you can turn on / off the visibility of the elements, by clicking the ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ button.
  • Content Alignment - with three options: left / center / right.
  • Excerpt Length - trims the content of the summary. If you want to undo the changes, there is a reset button at the end of the row.
  • Thumbnail Shadow - adds a shadow beside the featured image.

C

 Post Meta

  • Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog / Archive >Post Meta

Post Meta - are about displaying the desired items and changing their order and it has four options:

  • Meta Order - allows the user to change the order of the title and details, with a drag-and-drop movement. 
    • Visibility - you can turn on / off the visibility of the meta, by clicking the ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ button.
  • Separator - gives the user the possibility to add the desired separator (a character that separates the author, date, category, and estimated reading time - which is automatically calculated based on the number of strings in the post). 
  • Show Author Avatar - adds next to the author's name the avatar.
    • Avatar Size - helps to set the perfect dimension for the avatar ( in PX ), along with a reset button (Desktop | Tablet | Mobile). 
  • Use last updated date instead of the published one - allows the user to provide the last update's date.

๐Ÿ“ Note: Here is a useful doc about how to hide Blog meta in Neve.

D

 Read More

  • Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog / Archive > Read More

Read More - The default Read more text available in Neve, can be further customized in Neve Pro. It has two options:

  • Text - gives the user the chance to introduce the desired displayed text of the "Read More" option. If it is left empty, it will not display anything.
  • Style - establishes the style of the option. It can be displayed as a text or as a button, with two options: Primary / Secondary button.

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