Welcome to the UT Austin Responsive Theme

The University Blog Team has created a UT branded WordPress Theme based off the theme called Responsive. Features include:

  • UT colors
  • UT Wordmark
  • UT specific image
  • Static homepage or Blog posts homepage
  • 9 page templates, such as Blog, Blog Summary and Template based layout designs: sidebar/content, sidebar/content half, content/sidebar and content/sidebar half and full width page
  •  9 widget areas
  • Responsive design using fluid proportion-based grid system to adapt the design to the viewing environment (mobile, tablet)
  • Theme Options to control the content, webmaster tools, logo management, social icons and 4 navigation menus.

Continue reading the posts below explaining how to change various options of this theme. We hope you enjoy the UT Austin Responsive Theme.

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How do I change the content on the static homepage?

  1. Go to Appearance > Theme Options
  2. Input your content, click Save Options.
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How to add a widget showing Recent Blog Posts on Static Blog Home Page

If you go with the Static page, but would like Recent Blog Posts to show up on the Home Page:

  1. Go to Appearance > Widgets
  2. Under Home Widget 1 (or whichever you want to use), pull over “Recent Posts”
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How to change Blog homepage from Static to Blog Posts

If you want to use UT Responsive as a standard “Blog” site, all you need to do is to create a page and use one of the two available Templates called “Blog Excerpt (summary)” or “Blog (full posts)”. Here’s how:

1. Go to Pages > Add New Page

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2. Title it Blog.

3. Under Page Attributes > Template > Choose either Blog Excerpt (summary) or Blog (full posts).

4. Click Publish

5. Now go to Settings > Reading

6. Under Front page displays, choose A static page. Then, select the page you just created. Click Save Changes.

If you want to change it back to the Static Page, Go to Appearance > Theme Options > Home Page. Enter your Home Page content and click Save Options.

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