Front Page Widgets
The Elara theme contains three widgets areas that can be displayed on the front page. You can choose to put in any of the built-in or custom widgets to these areas, and the appropriate boxes will appear below the blog feed or after page content, depending on the Static Page settings.
Front Page - Promo Area
There is a special Promo area on the front page, which automatically renders Promo Box widgets in a carousel layout that showcases all of your best featured products.
To set up a Promo area, insert a text box and your chosen amount of Promo Boxes.
This renders the following layout onto the page:
Front Page - Full 1
We're using a Text Widget for this area in our demo. In the widget settings, there is a WYSIWYG text editor in which you can put in some text; we've added a quote and the author name. In order for the author's name to render using some special formatting, enter the Text mode of the editor and wrap the name in
This is how the widget is going to appear at the front end:
Front Page - Full 2
In our demo, we're using the Instagram widget in this area. You can fetch Instagram posts from a specific account, or from a hashtag. The widget can have a title on top, which you can set up in the Widget settings. You can choose any number of photos per page. There are four image sizes to choose from: Thumbnail, Small, Large and Original. You can choose to open links to Instagram in a new tab or in the same one.
This is how the widget appears at the front end: