Since the Blog template supports various post formats, let’s see how to create a post with a specific format.

Since each post format has their own custom options, please also make sure that you set the format (you expected) of the post correctly.

postformat

Standard

There is nothing special for standard post format.
Just attach a feature image to make it happy. 😉

Image

The image post format enables you to showcasing your images as lightbox.
Let’s attach one or more images to it.

multi-images

Gallery

This is quite similar to image format.
However, instead of displaying lightbox, it displays as slideshow.

Video

This is the most complex format of the theme.
You have to choose video types you prefer first.

video-types

Self-hosted video

You have to upload cover image and enter URL(s) to your video.
Moreover, you can also provide alternate video formats for cross-browser support.

self-hosted video

 

Vimeo

If Vimeo video type is selected, you will see the following option and just enter a Vimeo URL and save it.

vimeo

Youtube

Similar to Vimeo type, just enter a Youtube URL and save.

youtube

 

Audio

There are 2 types of audio supported : Self-hosted Audio and SoundCloud

Self-hosted Audio

Just select self-hosted audio type and enter URL to your MP3 source.

audio

SoundCloud

Select SoundCloud type and enter URL of SoundCloud like the example below.

soundcloud

 

Quote

Enter the information for the following options

quote

 

NOTE: Grid Blog template requires an attached image for Quote post format for displaying purpose.