Customizing Phlox Post Formats

Phlox Post Formats allow you to define a certain style and format for individual posts.postformat

Phlox supports eight different WordPress post formats. To apply a format to your post, add a new post with new format, or easily change the format of your old posts by editing them. By choosing some formats such as gallery, audio, video, and quote a new tab will be added to the post options box, which allows you to customize that specific post format.

To manage Post Format:

  1. Click on the Posts on the Dashboard
  2. Click on the Add New Post
  3. On the right side, between Publish and Categories, you can change the Format

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Standard

This post format is the default post format. You can either set this post format or not, to add a post containing text, image, audio, quote, etc.


Aside

This post format is suitable for adding quick notes.


Gallery

This post format allows you to add multiple images to a post or page. By choosing gallery, a new tab (Gallery Post Options) will be displayed on the Post Options section. Then you can easily add images to the post.

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  1. Click on Add Image(s)
  2. Select images from: - Upload Files > Select File - Media Library
  3. Then click on Add Image button

To add multiple images, hold down the Ctrl key and click on the images.


Image

This post format will add a lightbox to enlarge the images.


Link

This post format is a link to another site.

It will automatically choose the first link in the post content.


Quote

This post format is used for quotations. By choosing Quote, a new tab (Quote Post Options) will be displayed on the Post Options. Then you can easily add quote.

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Phlox also provides you eight different Blockquote shortcodes which you can insert to your post content. For more information go to Shortcodes in Post Content.


Video

This post format adds a video player at the top of the post. You can upload a video from the media library (Video File Section) or embed video file from Youtube, Vimeo or other similar websites. By choosing Video, a new tab (Video Post Options) will be displayed on the Post Options. Then you can easily add your video to the post.

WordPress supports MP4, OGG, and WEBM file formats.

  • Video Post Options
  1. Click on the Add Video
  2. Select the audio from: - Upload Files > Select Files - Media Library
  3. Choose poster image for your video by clicking on the Add Image
  4. Choose the player skin

Audio

This post format adds an audio post. This is a good choice for your podcasts. You can upload an audio from your PC (Audio File Section) or embed audio file from Soundcloud or other similar websites. By choosing Audio, a new tab (Audio Post Options) will be displayed on the Post Options. Then you can easily add your audio to the post.

WordPress supports MP3 or OGG file formats.

  • Audio Post Options:
  1. Click on the Add Audio
  2. Select the audio from: - Upload Files > Select Files - Media Library
  3. Choose the player skin
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