By default, most WordPress themes slides sidebars to bottom on small screen devices like on mobile phones and tablets. But you must have observed various websites automatically remove the sidebars if it’s viewed on a small screen and keep it visible everywhere else.
Twenty Fourteen, the new default WordPress theme displays featured images (post thumbnails) both on single and multi-post pages.
Twenty Fourteen is the a beautiful, responsive and fast WordPress theme official released by Automattic but sometimes it looks rather odd when a Twenty Fourteen website is displayed left aligned on high resolution screens leaving some space on the right side.
After the release of Twenty Fourteen WordPress theme, many new plugins arrived in the free market providing various cool features that extend this default WP theme with more customization options and features. Earlier, the first thing (after WordPress installation) that most of the web designers used to do was activating a new theme but now this new default WP theme provides users with a professional magazine layout which looks good on both profession & personal weblogs and now you can make it more customizable with following free plugins.
We posted a number of tutorials for extending the features of new beautiful default WordPress theme, Twenty Fourteen. We have also discussed about a Twenty Fourteen Child Theme To Visually Customize Each Element Color. Then we posted a tutorial on Twenty Thirteen & Fourteen Theme Color Managers, adding new styles on Twenty Fourteen like Instant previews,Text size,Google Fonts, Text colors, Border colors, Background colors, tons of other options and a very popular article on Tweaking Twenty Fourteen WordPress Theme, Make It Full Width, Center Aligned, Change Colors And Much More.
Default Twenty Fourteen was specially designed to provide users with a responsive, sleek and modern magazine website design. But the grid was made only for the featured content. So now in this tutorial we’ll tell how how you can enable a beautiful grid view for regular blog posts/front page of your website.
Sequel is the WordPress theme by Zulfikar Nore (UK based web developer). His theme extents the default Twenty Fourteen WP theme and provides you the ability to set the home blog feed to the Grid format mimicking the Featured Content grid, make Featured Grid span full width above the left sidebar and Author bio that mimics the Contributor’s page output, upload site logo and much more.
To start with Sequel, first make sure you have Twenty Fourteen theme installed on your WordPress installation. Now install and activate Sequel theme. Upon activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Appearance -> Customize page and use the newly added customization options for enabling grid view and more. Enjoy!