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Working with Ghost
If you are not yet accustomed with Ghost, you might want to read the basic docs first.
Click here to learn how to manage Ghost's publishing options, such as:
- Set a featured image
- Customise the Post URL
- Change the publish date
- Set a tag
- Add a custom excerpt
- Set multiple authors
- Customise meta data
- Set a custom template
- Set a featured post
Before uploading the theme, make sure you've gone through Ghost's docs above.
- Log in to your publication
- Go to Settings > Design
Under Themes, click "Upload a Theme"
- Click inside the upload box to select the theme zip, or drag-and-drop the theme zip into the upload box
- Click "Activate Now"
Before uploading “Mediumish” theme, unzip it and open post.hbs file with an editor such as Notepad++.
Around line 131, you will notice:
s.src = 'https://wowthemesnet.disqus.com/embed.js';.
wowthemesnet with your own Disqus site-id.
Before uploading “Mediumish” theme, unzip it and open default.hbs file with an editor such as Notepad++.
Around line 50, you will notice:
7bd81c0f8ec2ee9fbd87a0047b with your own API search key.
How to obtain your API search key
Navigate to your Ghost admin panel/Integrations.
Click Add custom integration, give it a meaningful name (ex: Search API) and then click on Create.
Copy the Content API Key. This would be your API search key.
Set Contact Form
Publish a regular page with the following content:
<form action="https://firstname.lastname@example.org" method="POST" class="ghostform"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-6"> <label>Name</label> <input type="text" name="name" class="ghost-input"> </div> <div class="col-md-6"> <label>Email address</label> <input type="email" name="_replyto" class="ghost-input"> </div> </div> <label>Message: </label> <textarea type="text" name="message" class="ghost-input"></textarea> <input type="submit" value="Send" class="ghost-btn btn btn-success"> </form>
email@example.com with your own e-mail address and test your new contact form. Follow the instructions.
“Mediumish” theme supports “Subscribers” feature.
- Log in to your publication.
- Click Settings > Labs.
- Check the box for Subscribers, under the Enable Beta Features.
That’s it! Please, note, if you don’t have this feature active, feedly.com is the default solution. Want to remove the “subscribe” feature? Open post.hbs file and remove (or edit as you wish) this part:
<div class="alertbar hidden-xs-down"> <div class="container text-center"> .... </div> </div>
This documentation is always evolving. If you have questions, please, submit a ticket here.