This is a Premium feature available with Astra Pro.
You can find the setting under Appearance > Customize > Layout > Blog
The Pro feature adds the following styling options:
- Blog Layout
- Blog Post Content
- Excerpt Count
- Read more text
- Post Pagination
- Post Pagination Style
- Blog Post Structure
- Featured Images size
- Blog Meta
- Blog Content Width
There are total 3 types of the blog layout. You can choose from options.
Depending on the layout the following options will appear.
Grid Layout option
This layout, when selected, activates the Grid Layout option.
You can select the number of columns (up to 4) to display your blog posts
Add Space Between Posts
This adds spacing between two blog posts
The option is recommended for Boxed and Content Boxed layout.
Masonry is a grid layout based on columns. When you select more than 1 column this option will appear. In this layout, the height and width of the columns are not fixed, unlike other grid layout options.
Masonry layout makes maximum utilization of space by covering small gaps and spaces
Highlight First Post
This option highlights the very 1st post or the recently added posts in the archives.
Enable Date Box
You can add a date box and set styling of putting it in a square or circle
Remove Featured Image Padding
It removes the padding from the columns of the blog posts.
Recommended to use along with the ‘Add Space Between Posts’ option.
This layout will not work with full-width layouts.
Blog Post Content
Where the entire write-ups or the copy matter written for a blog post is visible on the archive page.
Excerpt content means displaying a short extract of the content, where the count of words is restricted. With “Astra Blog Pro” module you can limit the word count according to your design and layout.
When you select the “Number” option, page numbers are displayed at the bottom of the posts. The user needs to click manually on numbers to load next/previous page. The number of posts displayed on each page is dependent on the post number set for Blog pages show at most setting from the dashboard under Settings > Reading.
Unlike the “Number” option there is no restriction on the display of blog posts on the archive page. After selecting “Infinite Scroll” all the published posts are visible since the start.
Blog Post Structure
Allows you to choose whether to display or hide the featured image, title, and meta. Just click on the ‘eye’ icon to enable or disable the option.
Featured Images size
Set the featured image size.