Give your blog a clean look with bright pops of color. Superhero features a heroic full-bleed Featured Content area, full-bleed featured images, a fixed header, and subtle CSS3 transitions.

Featured Content Section

To set up Superhero’s Featured Content area:

  1. Navigate to Appearance → Customize → Featured Content.
  2. Enter the name of a tag.
  3. Click the blue “Save” button at the bottom.
  4. Create a post with a featured image that’s at least 960px wide.
    • Note: The featured image will look best at a 2.88:1 width-to-height ratio, and at least 500px tall.
  5. Give the post the tag you declared under Appearance → Customize → Featured Content.

Widget Areas

Superhero has a widget area sidebar that appears everywhere in the site (except when using the Full-Width page template. It can be setup in Appearance → Widgets.

Custom Menus

Superhero has a single, primary custom menu area in the header, that can be set up by going to Appearance → Menus.

Custom Header and Background

Superhero features a Custom Header that can be set under  Appearance → Header. The background can also be customized under Appearance → Background.

Full-Width Page Template

If you would like to remove the sidebar from a page, assign it the Full Width template under Page Attributes.

Available on

If you love the look of Superhero, but have a self-hosted WordPress blog, have no fear, Superhero is… already available for download! Check it out in the theme directory.

Quick Specs (all measurements in pixels)

  1. The main column width is 645 except in the full-width layout where it’s 910.
  2. The primary sidebar width is 190.
  3. The Featured Content image size is at least 960 wide.
  4. Individual post featured image is at least 645 wide.