Mundana Ghost Theme Documentation

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Installing Ghost

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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

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Before uploading the theme, make sure you've gone through Ghost's docs above.

  1. Log in to your publication
  2. Go to Settings > Design
  3. Under Themes, click "Upload a Theme"

    Mundana Ghost Theme Documentation

  4. Click inside the upload box to select the theme zip, or drag-and-drop the theme zip into the upload box
  5. Click "Activate Now"

Disqus Comments

Before uploading “Mundana” theme, unzip it and open partials/disqus.hbs file with an editor such as Notepad++.

Find the line: s.src = '';.

Replace wowthemesnet with your own Disqus site-id.

Before uploading “Mundana” theme, unzip it and open default.hbs file with an editor such as Notepad++.

Identify this line at the bottom of the document: contentApiKey: 'fbfbf1882eea9e01f774ce20d3',.

Replace fbfbf1882eea9e01f774ce20d3 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="" method="POST" class="ghostform">
    <div class="row">
    <div class="col-md-6">
    <input type="text" name="name" class="ghost-input">
    <div class="col-md-6">
    <label>Email address</label>
    <input type="email" name="_replyto" class="ghost-input">
    <label>Message: </label>
    <textarea type="text" name="message" class="ghost-input"></textarea>
    <input type="submit" value="Send" class="ghost-btn btn btn-success">

Replace with your own e-mail address and test your new contact form. Follow the instructions.

Set Sticky Post on Homepage

Create a post, set a featured image and tag it as welcome. Publish. You should now see it on the homepage:

mundana ghost

Whenever you want to change the sticky post, make sure you remove the welcome tag from the previous one. You can only have 1 sticky post.

Mundana has a sticky sidebar showing your featured posts. You can’t have more than 5 featured posts. To set a post as featured, check the box next to “Feature this post” in the post settings menu.

Set Post Template

Mundana comes with several post layouts. To use a custom post or page template with your content, select the custom template from the “Template” dropdown.

Set Category Images

You can set an image for each category by navigating to Tags. Click on each tag to upload your desired image.

Connect social account

Enter your Facebook and Twitter account details “General” settings of Ghost Admin to enable the post bottom bar social links.

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This documentation is always evolving. If you have questions, please, submit a ticket here.

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