Theme Documentation

Getting Started

FrannaWP Theme is a lightweight WordPress Theme for News websites and Blogs. This page contains all the instructions on the FrannaWP WordPress Theme. We tried to explain in the simplest way that we could. Feel free to send us your suggestions should you choose to write something better. The navigation bar on the left will help you navigate through the documentation

How to Install the Theme

  • Option 1: Via WordPress Repository

  • Steps:
  1. Go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Themes
  2. Click on "Add New" button
  3. Type FrannaWP in the search box on the right
  4. Then proceed to installation
  • Option 2: Via Downloaded .zip file

    After downloading the theme you should have a file named: frannawp.zip. This is a compressed file that contains all the theme's templates

  • Steps
  1. Go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Themes
  2. Click on "Add New" button
  3. Click on "Upload" button
  4. Select the .zip file you downloaded (frannawp.zip)
  5. Click on "Install Now"
  6. Then proceed to installation
  7. Follow the steps to activate the theme

Site Identity

  1. Upload Required logo, favicon
  2. Add Site Title and Tagline (Description) as shown below
  3. Note: Feel free to choose between Logo or Site title / Tagline as you wish

Theme Options

  1. Set the Option to Show or Hide "Header Advertisement Area", "Search" Area on large or mobile screen



Header Search: Large screen


Header Search: Mobile

Custom Menu

The theme's menu fallback to some starter pages by default after theme activation

  • Set Custom Menu

  1. Go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Menus
  2. Click on "Create a new menu" link and give it a name
  3. Choose pages, categories, custom links, etc. from the left side of the screen using checkboxes
  4. >Click on "add Menu" then on "Save Menu"

Front Page

The theme shows a default homepage after theme activation. However, a Front Page layout can be set using custom widgets:

  • Set Front Page Custom Widgets

  1. Go to WordPress dashboard → Appearance → Widgets
  2. Select Widgets:
    • a. Featured Left Post: Displays Featured Post in Front Page (Left)
    • b. Featured Right Posts: Displays Featured Post in Front Page (Right)
    • c. Category 1 Posts: Displays Posts from a category or recents posts in Front Page
    • d. Category 2 Posts: Displays Posts from a category or recents posts in Front Page
    • e. Category 3 Posts (Left and Right): Displays Posts from a category or recents posts in Front Page
    • f. Custom Links: Displays custom links in sidebar
  • The image below shows different widget positions on the frontpage:


FrannaWP Custom Widgets

Recommended Image Sizes

The Recommended image sizes for the theme:

  1. For Posts Featured Images: 1000x550
  2. For Logo: 250x100
  3. Use Regenerate Thumbnails Plugin to setup correct size