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 ADDING FEATURED IMAGE TO CARRIGTON WORDPRESS THEME

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 ADDING FEATURED IMAGE TO CARRIGTON WORDPRESS THEME

 ADDING FEATURED IMAGE TO CARRIGTON WORDPRESS THEME

 ADDING FEATURED IMAGE TO CARRIGTON WORDPRESS THEME

ADDING FEATURED IMAGE TO CARRIGTON WORDPRESS THEME

HOW TO PROPERLY ADD FEATURED IMAGE TO CARRIGTON WORDPRESS THEME.

Carrington wordpress theme has been one of the mostly used and recommended themes in Nigeria for entertainment bloggers. Carrington Theme is one of the faster mobile theme have ever come across. I would really like to teach new bloggers more on how to successfully customize and install Carrington wordpress theme.

 

Nigeria top music blogs uses this theme and I notice the theme actually has an effect on seo, making there site to their high ranking on Google search front page. Sites like – naijaloaded.com, tooxclusive.com, 9jaflaver.com, globng.net etc.

 

Well I would like you to understand what Carrington mobile theme is all about – I hope at the end of article you should be able to successfully understand how to install Carrington mobile theme on your blog and be able to customize it properly. Please note the theme only words on wordpress platforms.

 

INTRODUCTION:

Carrington mobile theme is a mobile friendly theme for wordpress blogs/wordpress cms users.

Carrington mobile theme is owned by crowd favorite.One good advantage about the theme is that it auto detects mobile phones and serves has a mobile theme for your site making it easy and fast for your site visitors.

 

DOWNLOAD THE THEME from scratch

 

DOWNLOADED GLOBNG VERSION

 

How to add featured image in Carrington mobile.

 

Am going to be brief about this,here are  some helpful steps that would enable you display featured image on site.

 

Step1: you need to add featured image support to the theme , in other to do this first you would need to login your wordpress dashboard (eg globng.com/wp-admin), click on editor it’s under the menu, now click on Carrington mobile  and click on select, it would load then try Scrolling down  look for – theme function  , copy this code –

add_theme_support(‘post-thumbnails’);
set_post_thumbnail_size(50,50);

 

 

And paste it below the closing  ?>  (theme function is also known as – function.php)

Don’t forget to save when done.

 

Step 2: now we need to call the featured image for each post to actually display on the homepage (front) of your site.

  • Now click on loop-default.php,

Look for cfct_excerpt(); and paste the following code above it and make sure to save changes- see the code to paste below.

 

if(has_post_thumbnail())
{ the_post_thumbnail();}

 

 

Finally step 3: now to need to style the featured image for images to display properly beside post titles on your homepage. You need to be login in other to do this, I mean login to your site dashboard.

Now look for Style.css, at the last line of all scripts under style.css paste this code

 

img {
height: auto;
max-width: 99%;
}
.wp-post-image {
float: left;
margin: 0 11px 0 0;
padding: 2px 0 5px !important;
}
ul.table.disclosure li, ul.table li.disclosure {
clear: both;
margin: 0;
padding: 0 0 0 3px !important;
position: relative;
}

 

 

 

 

Congrats! Your featured image should display now.

 

 

Finally we done. Your featured image should be display now on your homepage. Make sure to check your site and if you have any issues don’t forget to reach out to me I would assist you. You can follow me on twitter @yankesuccz has am always available over there 24hours every day.

 

 

Well if you find it difficult to carry out the step above you can download my self-customized Carrington mobile theme already with featured homepage image.

 

 

 

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