Creating a Home Page with Virtue Premium

* NOTE Free theme users look here: Free Virtue Home Page Options

Step 1

Create a new page and call it “Home” (or whatever you like).
Creating a new page called home  

Step 2

Set that page as your front page in Settings > Reading (Note* Don’t set your post page here. You don’t need to with this theme).
Setting the front page display  

Step 3

Premium Theme

Go to Theme Options > Slider Settings and choose and create a slider for your home page. Or select none (Note* if you choose to use the “Kadence slider” you need to create that in the Kadence slider plugin settings).
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Step 4

Premium Theme

Go to Theme Options > Home Layout

  • Choose if you want to have a sidebar on your page.
  • If so, choose a sidebar to use.
  • Enable the modules you want and organize them the way you want in the Home Page Layout Manager.
  • After enabling each module you would like to use you can scroll down on the page and adjust the settings on your enabled modules.

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(free) Step 3

*NOTE: For all the free theme options please make sure you have installed and activated the virtue/pinnacle toolkit plugin.
Free Theme

Go to Appearance > Theme Options > Slider Settings and choose and create a slider for your home page. You can select “flex slider” for example then below using the add slides create as many slides as you would like to go with your slider.
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(free) Step 4

Free Theme

Go to Appearance > Theme Options > Home Layout

  • Choose if you want to have a sidebar on your page.
  • If so, choose a sidebar to use.
  • Enable the modules you want and organize them the way you want in the Home Page Layout Manager.
  • After enabling each module you would like to use you can scroll down on the page and adjust the settings on your enabled modules.

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Step 5

Using Pagebuilder by siteorigin is a great way to manage your home page (and other pages). You can create full width content areas as well as unique custom columns layouts.
Note too, the premium theme comes packed with great extra widgets that allow you to create everything from the Theme options right in page-builder so you can approach building your home page in the way that’s easiest for you. (using both will always work).

  • First make sure you have the plugin installed. (premium users can go to apperance > theme recommend plugins to install).
  • Then in your theme options > home layout make sure to have the “page content” dragged into the “enabled column
  • Now navigate to the page you first created in step 1 and edit.
  • On the page click the “page builder” tab and you can start creating.
  • For more on page builder see this tutorial

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