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    Greg Vaughan
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    I am still using evolve+ v1.9 in order to retain all my original formatting. However, I’m missing new features and theme improvements by doing so. I’m going to upgrade to the most recent version and try my best to keep my current formatting, but I’m confused about update versions. When I search for evolve+ from the Add Themes manager within WordPress, it shows only version 3.5.0. However your Theme4Press email yesterday says that version 2.6.0 has just been released? Which is the version I need for updating? Is one for Mac and the other for PC? If it is v2.6 for Mac, how do I install it from within WordPress?

    http://www.bbblack.com

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  • Denzel Chia
    Moderator
    Post count: 3230
    #26784 |

    Hi,

    Download latest Evolve+ 2.6.0 from your account. https://theme4press.com/my-account/
    Use FTP to download a copy of your existing version 1.9 and save as a backup copy.
    Then deactivate and deleted your theme and install Evolve+ 2.6.0 manually.
    https://theme4press.com/docs/theme-installation-update/

    Follow on screen instruction to install required plugins, such as reduxframework and theme4press core plugin.

    Remember to clear server cache or cache plugin’s cache content.
    Remember to clear browser history.

    Your update from 1.9 to 2.6.0 will definitely give you a lot of problems because it a great jump from 1.9

    I will try my best to help you out.

    Do this only when you have the time and don’t freak out.

    Thank you.

    Greg Vaughan
    Spectator
    Post count: 27
    #26852 |

    OK Denzel, I’ve made the upgrade and have been able to figure out how to retain most of my previous format settings without freaking out. I do need help on a few however, all on the front page.

    1. How do I change the font size of the front page content button descriptions?
    2. How do I decrease the space between all of the content button elements? I want to decrease the space between the icons and the descriptions and I want to decrease the space between the descriptions and the “learn more” buttons.
    3. How do I decrease the space between the bootstrap slicer image the the content box icons?
    4. How do I vertically center the front page logo on the Title and Tagline?

    http://www.bbblack.com

    Denzel Chia
    Moderator
    Post count: 3230
    #26867 |

    Hi,

    This is learn more button font size.

    The following will reduce the spacing within content boxes.

    This will bring up your content boxes.

    As for your last question, use the 5th header layout.
    Theme Options -> Header

    Thank you.

    Greg Vaughan
    Spectator
    Post count: 27
    #26889 |

    Denzel, we are getting there, but there are still a some issues I need your help on.

    1. You misunderstood #1 in my previous post. I want to control the font size of the content box DESCRIPTION words. You gave me font size for the actual “learn more” buttons.

    2. Regarding question #4, I want the logo to align vertically centered inline with the Title and Tagline (not horizontally centered as in Header 5 as you suggested). As you can see on the current home page, either the logo needs to go up or the Title/Tagline group needs to go down so they will all be inline.

    3. There is too much white space between the Logo/Title/Tagline group (header) and the main menu bar. How do I decrease this space?

    4. And finally, I want to add content (the three most recent blog excerpts) to my front page below the content boxes. How do I do that?

    Thank you so much.

    http://www.bbblack.com

    Denzel Chia
    Moderator
    Post count: 3230
    #26912 |

    Hi,

    1) Use this for the description.

    2) Use this to bring down the title

    3) Try using Theme Options -> Header -> Header Padding
    decrease the padding bottom.

    If not use the following.

    4) Try using the following shortcode.

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    Greg Vaughan
    Spectator
    Post count: 27
    #26937 |

    Fantastic help, Denzel. Two more questions and I’m done.

    1. How do I reduce the size of the content box buttons?

    2. How do I remove the navigation buttons that were added with the custom code you provided which adds 3 blog excerpt to the home page? I just want the last three blog excerpts to show.

    3. How do I redirect the author links to the “about us” page rather than to an author page with a list of posts? When the author hyperlink is clicked, I want it to navigate to the “about us” page.

    It’s almost done, thanks to your help!

    http://www.bbblack.com
    http://www.bbblack.com/blog

    Denzel Chia
    Moderator
    Post count: 3230
    #26951 |

    Hi,

    Use these for the button. Adjust accordingly.

    Use this to the hide the home page navigation.

    As for question 3,
    This requires modifications to the theme code.
    Our support do not provide assistance in modifying theme codes.

    You can contact us for customization service via https://theme4press.com/theme-customization-service/

    Thank you

    Greg Vaughan
    Spectator
    Post count: 27
    #26991 |
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    Denzel Chia
    Moderator
    Post count: 3230
    #27014 |

    You are welcome.

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