Pure Blog

Theme Installation

  • Log in to the wp-admin dashboard
  • Go to Appearance >> Themes
  • Click Add New
  • Search ‘Pure Blog’ in the search field
  • Click on the ‘Pure Blog’ on the search result and activate it

Alternatively, you can download pure-blog.zip from the theme directory. Upload the zip file and activate it.

Theme Customizer

  • Go to Appearance >> Customize
  • Click on ‘Site Identity’ to customize the logo, site title, tagline, favicon, etc
  • Click on ‘Theme Options’ to customize the header, breadcrumb, shop page, blog, footer of the site and other options

Site Identity, Logo and Favicon Setup


Go to Appearance >> Customize and Click on ‘Site Identity’


You can upload your logo here

Height of Logo

You can set the height of your logo. The width will be automatically calculated based on the height you set.

Site Title

This is the title of your entire website


Here you can add the tagline or slogan of your website

Hide Site Title

Click here if you like to hide the site title on the header of your website

Hide Tagline

Click here if you like to hide the tagline on the header of your website

Site Icon

This is the option to add a favicon of your website

Breadcrumb Setup

  • Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options >> Breadcrumb
  • Click on Enable Breadcrumb to enable breadcrumb on your site
  • Select Rank Math or Yoast SEO to use the breadcrumb of these plugins.

Note: Either Rank Math or Yoast SEO plugin must be installed and active to use breadcrumb.

Follow this step-by-step guide to enable Rank Math breadcrumb feature.


Menu Setup

  • Go to Appearance >> Menus
  • Click on create a new menu, name it Main Menu, Footer Menu or anything you wish.
  • Add Pages, Posts, Categories, Custom Links or other options available
  • Assign (check) the Primary menu location if you want to show it to the header or assign it to Footer Menu if you want to show this menu on the footer of a site
  • Click on the Save Menu button to save the changes

Sidebar Setup

  • Go to Appearance >> Widgets
  • Select the Sidebar widget area
  • Add blocks you like to show in the sidebar
  • You can add multiple widgets as per your requirements
  • Click on the Update button at the top right to save the changes and we are done

Footer Widgets Setup

  • Go to Appearance >> Widgets
  • Add blocks you like to show in Footer 1, Footer 2, and Footer 3 respectively
  • Leave it empty if you want to hide any footer widget

Change Copyright Text

  • Go to Appearance >> Customize
  • Click on ‘Theme Options’ >> ‘Footer’ and update the copyright text you want to use.
  • Copyright text supports two shortcodes [the-year] and [the-site-title]. The first shortcode is used to show the current year and the second one shows the title of the current website.

Homepage Setup

  • Go to Page >> Add New
  • Create a new page called ‘Home’
  • Select the ‘No Title & Spaces’ template and publish it.
  • Now, go to Settings >> Reading
  • Select a newly created Home page as ‘A static page’ like shown below and save changes.

Homepage Setup (Video)


Newsletter Setup

We are using the ‘MC4WP: Mailchimp for WordPress‘ plugin to add a newsletter form in our demo. You can download this plugin from here.