Luscious

$60

This super-clean, lip-smacking theme was designed for bloggers and publishers who want to frame their work in professional… joy. Gorgeous color, six beautiful layout options, and drag-and-drop widgets make it easy for you to get going.

The Luscious theme has multiple layouts and menus, breadcrumbs, and archive control. You can even add a customized Header image or custom background.

Featured Images

The Luscious theme allows you to display a featured image which is placed above your post title which gives your blog an amazing and beautiful look.

Layouts

You can choose from 6 different layout configurations for Luscious. You can have your content on the left with a sidebar on the right, flip that around, have two sidebars or even remove the sidebar altogether.

Plenty of Options

Part of Luscious’ charm is the option for customizing the look of your site. This includes sidebar widget area, two menu areas, and control over what content is displayed in your blog archive pages.

Custom Header Image and Background

You can further customize Luscious thanks to the Custom Header and Background options found in Appearance → Header and Appearance → Background.

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels):

  1. Content and One Sidebar: The main column width is 620 with one sidebar of 440 and an alternative sidebar of 150.
  2. Full-width layout: The main column is 880

Luscious theme documentation

Uploading a Custom Header
Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Header and upload your header. The default size for the Luscious theme is 960 x 100 pixels.

Using a Custom Background
Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Background and either upload the background image you wish to use or include a 6-digit hexcode that will be used for the background color.

Using Menus
This theme relies on Custom Menus for functionality. Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Menus and set up your navigation menus. Be sure to select the Primary/Secondary custom menu you wish to display in the Theme Locations option box on the Custom Menus screen. You also have the option to enable/disable the Primary/Secondary menus from displaying by going to the Appearance → Theme Options page in your WordPress dashboard.

Changing Site Layout
Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Theme Options → General Settings and select the site layout you wish to use. Luscious offers these layout options:

Content / Sidebar
Sidebar / Content
Content / Sidebar / Sidebar
Sidebar / Sidebar / Content
Sidebar / Content / Sidebar
Full Width Content

Enabling Breadcrumbs
Inside your dashboard, go to Appearance → Theme Options → Breadcrumbs and select the types of pages you want breadcrumbs to appear on. Luscious offers these types:

Front Page
Posts
Pages
Archives
404 Page

Placing Social Media Icons in the Header
There are 4 social media icons included with this theme, for use in the right header widget area as shown on the demo site.

Create a Custom Menu for the header, following these instructions and using Links to add menu items. You may call the menu whatever name you wish.

To create the buttons, expand the “Screen Options” drop down at the top right of your screen and check the “CSS Classes” advanced property.

Insert one of the following classes for each menu item:

  • social-twitter
  • social-facebook
  • social-pinterest
  • social-rss

add-twitter-link

Add one Link menu item to your menu for each social media site you wish to link to, inserting the appropriate link for each one—your Twitter account, your Facebook page, etc.

Now use the Custom Menu widget to display these in the Header Right area.