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KB Layouts

This article describes how you can switch between layouts for a KB Main Page. Available layouts:

Module Layout

The Modular Layout allows users to customize the placement of the search box, categories and articles, FAQs, as well as new and updated articles.

For example, decide whether you would like to display a list of new articles and determine where on the page the list should be shown

Click here to learn more

 

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Basic Layout

The Basic Layout displays articles and categories in rows and columns. The number of columns, listed articles, and many other features of the page can be customized.

Here are our demo's.

  1. Demo 1
  2. Demo 2


Note:  In the screenshot the search box is our Pro add-on the Advanced Search.

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Tabs Layout

A great layout for larger sized knowledge bases, that require tabs to separate other products. 

We use this layout on our other documentation page to separate between our add-ons and the core free plugin.  You can see the live example here of the Knowledge base. 

Here are our demo's.

  1. Demo 3
  2. Demo 4

 

Note:  In the screenshot the search box is our Pro add-on the Advanced Search.

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Category Focused Layout

A great layout for layouts that are more category focused. This provides a article counter beside the category title and a category focused sidebar. 

Here are our demo.

  1. Demo 5
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Grid Layout ( PRO )

A clean layout that showcases the top categories. Users then can choose their initial topic and start reading the documentation.

Here are our demo's.

  1. Demo 6
  2. Demo 7

 

Requires the Elegant Layouts Add-on.

Note:  In the screenshot the search box is our Pro add-on the Advanced Search.

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Sidebar Layout ( PRO )

A layout that is geared toward the sidebar, the Main Page has an intro text and immediately shows all the articles in the sidebar.

Here are our demo's.

  1. Demo 8
  2. Demo 9

Requires the Elegant Layouts Add-on.

Note:  In the screenshot the search box is our Pro add-on the Advanced Search.

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There are two ways to configure the KB:

  • Method 1: the Settings admin page has basic settings in a simple list format. It is a quick and easy way to configure the KB.
  • Method 2: for advanced users, the Visual Editor to select sections of the page to modify using both basic and advanced settings.
  • Go to the KB configurations
  • Open Settings tab
  • Open Main Page tab
 

For more instructions click here.

Main Page Settings
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Theme Support

If you need more help with your theme template structure, it's best to get in touch with the theme company directly.

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