Special page templates and creating photo essays with M Theater

M Theater has extensive image-, video- and audio-handling capabilities and one of the main reasons I created the WordPress Theme, was to give image-makers the ability to tell stories with their photos. There are many beautiful gallery applications available that will display your images in sequence, with nice transition effects. M Theater takes things a
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Using Design Options with Child Themes in M Theater

If you plan on creating a Child Theme for use with M Theater, here is the optimal way to integrate the color scheme Design Options: Leave Color Scheme setting on “default”. Create your new Child Theme folder and add your style sheet. Import the main style sheet from M Theater. Import the style sheet of
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Common questions for the extended video and audio support built into M Theater

I’m just about to “officially” launch M Theater for sale and decided to extend the video and audio features by adding even more flexibility for filmmakers and musicians to take advantage of in this WordPress Theme. However, because all servers handle video limitations differently, there may be some questions regarding how to take full advantage
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Having display issues with Media Tags and Categories not being found?

There seems to be an issue with certain Media Tags and Media Categories, where they display a “No Media Found” message, even if there is content in those sections. This only seems to happen when you manually edit the “slug” of a Term. You should also avoid duplicating the names of Categories and Media Categories.
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Updating M Theater and By Hand Media’s other WordPress Themes

When new versions of M Theater are available, you should get a notification within your Admin Dashboard letting you know that an update is available and directing you here for further instructions. There are multiple ways to update your Theme installation, including: Log into your account at TheColorBindery.com, where you can always download the latest
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Changing the Gravatar for Status Format Posts on your website

I was training Sifu Marc Williams of Dragon Fitness Academy on some of the new features of his website and the issue of how to change the default avatar for Status Format Posts and Commenting came up. For those of you wondering what ancient Hinduism has to do with you websites, the answer is. .
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Choosing Color Schemes

I’ve created 29 different Color Schemes to choose from in M Theater. Access Color Scheme options under Appearance > Design Options, or from the front of your website, under the Customize menu. There are previews of each color scheme in Design Options. If you have selected a background color manually, changing Color Schemes will not
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Choosing fonts in M Theater and other WordPress Themes

You can choose from a variety of Header, Title and Body Fonts with M Theater and most of our other WordPress Themes under Appearance > Design Options (Figure 1). You can also live-preview your font selections if you choose Customize from the drop-down menu on the front of the website (Figure 2). Additionally, you have
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How to add your resume to the main navigation of your website

If you want to add your Resume Bindery resume to your website’s navigation, you have multiple options. Below are two of the most common ways. (Click images for larger versions, if you’re having issues reading the text). Create a Custom Menu The screenshots below show how to access the Custom Menu screen, where you can
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Properly displaying galleries with M Theater

In order to display galleries at their best with M Theater, be sure to make your thumbnails link directly to full-size images rather than Attachment Pages. Linking to Attachment Pages can cause the Attachment Page to open in the Lightbox overlay. If necessary, change the linking option in the Media Window (see below).