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County Extension Theme Training Tips

Click on the topics below for more information on how to edit features specific to the County Extension Theme.

Editing the Homepage Showcase Feature

Showcase EditorHow to edit the showcase feature on your homepage:

  1. Open the homepage in the editor
  2. Click on the showcase feature box
  3. Make sure the “Main” tab is open and the “Manual: Build your own feature” is checked.

To change the image:

  1. Click the “Remove Image” hyperlink under the photo.
  2. In the media library choose the replacement photo by clicking on it (or upload a new photo to the media library).
  3. Click “Insert into page”
  4. Click “Done” at the bottom
  5. Click “Update” to save the change

To change the URL, title, and/or excerpt:

  1. To change the URL, delete the URL in the “Link to” box
  2. Insert the new URL in the “Link to” box
  3. To change the title and/or excerpt, delete the text in the “Title” and/or “Excerpt (optional)” boxes
  4. Insert the new text “Title” and/or “Excerpt (optional)” boxes
  5. Click “Done” at the bottom
  6. Click “Update” to save the change

Editing Global Action Buttons

Global Action ButtonsHow to make changes to the ‘Global Action Buttons’:

  1. Open the dashboard
  2. Hover your curser over the ‘Appearance’ tab on the left, click on ‘Customize’
  3. On the left, open ‘Widgets’
  4. Open ‘Site Actions’
  5. Open ‘Action Buttons’
  6. Change the title or URL in the appropriate box.
  7. Save & Publish

Editing a Program Page Contact Info & Icon


program-template-locationAdding or changing contact information and/or icon on a program page:
  1. Open the editing dashboard
  2. Find and open the program page in the edit mode
  3. On the right sidebar, find the ‘Page Attributes’ box
  4. Click on the ‘Template’ drop down
  5. Click on ‘Program’
  6. A new box should appear below the page title, called ‘Program Information’ (see image below)
  7. Add the program contact’s information in the appropriate boxes (Name, Title; Phone (xxx) xxx-xxxx; Email)
  8. Choose an appropriate icon from the icon dropdown
  9. If you don’t see an icon that fits your program, choose ‘(icon)’
  10. Click ‘Update’ to save your changes




Adding an Event Feed by Category

Here are instructions on how to add an Event Feed to individual program pages.

How to create a new Event Category:

  1. Open the editing dashboard
  2. Click on the ‘Events’ tab in the left navigation
  3. Click on the ‘Event Categories’ Tab under ‘Events’
  4. In the ‘Add New Events Category’ section: add the ‘Name’ (i.e. Agriculture, Master Gardener, 4-H, etc.) of the category, and the ‘Slug’ (The “slug” is the URL-friendly version of the name. It is usually all lowercase and contains only letters, numbers, and hyphens.) Examples: Name = Agriculture, Slug = ag; Name = Master Gardener, Slug = master-gardener; Name = 4-H, Slug = 4-h
  5. Click ‘Add New Event Category’

How to add the new Event Category to existing events and new events:

  1. Open an existing or start a new Event
  2. On the right side, find the ‘Event Categories’ box
  3. Check the boxes you would like this event displayed on
  4. ‘Publish’ or ‘Update’ the event to save your change

event-calendarHow to set up an event feed by category on a program page:

  1. Open the program page
  2. Switch ‘Editing Mode’ from ‘Default’ to ‘Layout Builder’
  3. Click the ‘+Add New’ hyperlink in the column and row you would like the feed displayed
  4. Find the ‘Events List’ Item
  5. Click the box, then click ‘Add Item’ to insert it
  6. Click on the ‘Event List’ box in the column
  7. In ‘Settings’ insert the ‘slug’ for the category you would like displayed
  8. Choose the ‘Max Number of Events’ to display (i.e. 1, 2, 3, etc.)
  9. Choose other settings to display (Show Venue, Show Address, Show Phone)
  10. Leave the ‘CSS Hook’ blank
  11. Click ‘Done’
  12. Click ‘Publish’ or ‘Update’ the event to save your change