How do I create a single post template?

A single post template creates a default design for your site’s new posts. This helps you maintain a consistent look and feel. You can use one template for your entire site or create different templates for different areas of your site.

These single post templates are site parts and can be found by navigating to Templates>Theme Builder from the WordPress dashboard and selecting Single Post. Here you have quick access to add, edit, or delete any single post template.

Note: A single post template is meant to apply a design to the post using dynamic information and not by adding content directly to the template.

If no Single Post Templates have been created yet, you need to create one. Click Add New in the upper right corner of the Single Post Site Part screen.

Once you’ve created at least one Single Post Template, you will be able to manage them here.

Edit An Existing Single Post Template’s Design

  1. To edit an existing Single Post Template, click the Single Post Template label in the sidebar. This will open the Single Post Template’s details dashboard.
  2. Click the Edit link in the upper right corner of the specific Single Post Template you wish to edit. This will open the Elementor editor for that Single Post Template.

Edit An Existing Single Post Template’s Conditions

  1. Click the Edit Conditions link in the bottom left corner of the Single Post Template you wish to edit. This will directly open the Display Conditions editor for that Single Post Template.

Note: The Dot Display in the upper left corner of the Single Post Template indicates which site parts are live (has Display Conditions assigned to it), and which are merely drafts (no Display Conditions have been assigned). A Green Dot indicates a live Single Post Template, while a Gray Dot indicates a draft Single Post Template. 

Note: The Instances label in the lower left corner of the Single Post Template displays the specific instances in which this template is being used on the site. 


Export A Single Post Template

  1. Click the Three Horizontal Dots in the upper right of the Single Post Template you wish to export. 
  2. Choose Export to open a Save dialog which will save a .json file to your computer.

Delete A Single Post Template

  1. Click the Three Horizontal Dots in the upper right of the Single Post Template you wish to delete. 
  2. Choose Delete which will open a Delete Part confirmation dialog box. 
  3. Click Cancel if you change your mind and decide you don’t want to delete the Single Post Template, or click Delete to confirm that you do wish to delete this Single Post Template.

Rename A Single Post Template

  1. Click the Three Horizontal Dots in the upper right of the Single Post Template you wish to rename. 
  2. Choose Rename which will open a Rename Part dialog box. 
  3. Enter the new name and click Change to complete the rename process, or click Cancel if you change your mind and decide you don’t want to rename this Single Post Template.

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