Valor is a Gamers theme. This theme will cater to sites dealing with Game news updates, previews, reviews etc. This is powerful with options like Custom post types, Custom background, Custom menu, Custom taxonomy, Metaboxes, Theme options etc. This theme supports 3 different post types .
- Posts – For posting regular articles
- Reviews – For posting game reviews
- Videos – For posting game videos, trailers etc.
Regular post type can be used to post your articles. Post support featured thumbnails. This theme does not use timthumb file.
Review post type can be used to create game reviews. You have option to rate the games on its various parameters. There are custom metaboxes setup for that. Reviews also support featured thumbnails. Watch the following video to see how to create review posts.
Video post type can be used to post game trailer, game previews etc. There is a custom metabox to embed the video embed code. You can also attach a boxart image of the game to the video post. This will appear on the carousal on the homepage. Watch the following video to see how to create the video post.
This theme comes with 3 custom page templates. To use the custom page templates, just create a NEW PAGE and select the appropriate template from the template dropdown list in the page attributes.
The blog page template can be used to display the blog section of your site.
Use this template to show all the reviews you have on the site
Use this template to show all the video entries on your site
Once you install the theme, remember to install and activate all the required plugins. They are required for the functioning of the Option page, metaboxes etc. Also adjust your theme options to configure you homepage and other settings.