Creating Image Posts with the Divi Theme

The Divi Theme is incredibly powerful. It’s also incredibly complex, which can be intimidating and confusing. Here’s a gentle introduction to working with posts with the Divi Theme showing how to create an “Image” style post.

Creating a New “Image” Style Post

  1. Log in to the Dashboard for your website.
  2. On the left menu, hover on “Posts” and select “Add New.”
  3. Give the post a meaningful title (this may also appear in the url).
  4. Click the purple button under the title labeled “Use The Divi Builder.”
  5. Click “Insert Columns” and choose the long rectangle at the top left.
  6. Click “Insert Modules” and choose the “Image” module.
  7. Click the black button at the top right labeled “Upload An Image.”
  8. Choose the file in your Media Library or click the tab “Upload Files.”
  9. To upload a file, follow the prompts on the screen.
  10. Click the blue button at the bottom right labeled “Set As Image.”
  11. Go to the Design tab to adjust styling (like centering and box shadow).
  12. Click the green button at the bottom labeled Save & Exit.
  13. Adjust the page settings (like No Sidebar) and check the Categories.
  14. Click “Publish.”

Editing an Existing “Image” Style Post

  1. Editing an Image style post is nearly the same as creating one.
  2. Just go back to step #7 above and choose or upload a new image.
  3. Then continue through step 13, and click “Update.”

Manually Changing WordPress Menu Links

WordPress menus are very flexible. The default menu typically includes the site home page and about page. But menus can easily be edited to include various kinds of pages and links, depending on your selected theme. Here’s how you can change an existing menu item to follow a custom url link.

How to Manually Change Menu Links

  1. Log in to the dashboard of your website.
  2. On the left, hover over “Appearance” then click “Menus.”
  3. On the right section, find the link you want to change.
  4. Click the down arrow to make the link menu open.
  5. To change the link, copy and paste in the new link.
  6. You can also change the name by typing it in.
  7. When done, click the up arrow to close the menu.
  8. At the top of the section, click the blue “Save Menu” button.