Astra provides a dedicated settings page in your WordPress dashboard. You can manage all Astra theme and Astra Pro related controls here. You would see this screen under Astra > Dashboard.
Have a look at the options that are available with free Astra Theme:
Astra Header/Footer Builder
It allows you to switch between the legacy header and footer, which were available with previous versions of the Astra theme, and our new Header and Footer Builder. To change your current header and footer option, just click on the button in this section. To find out more about our new Header and Footer Builder please check this article (https://wpastra.com/docs/faqs-astra-header-footer-builder/).
Links to Customizer Settings
These settings will land you on a respective setting in the customizer. So you would not need to open a customizer and search for a particular setting.
More Options Available with Astra Pro!
This section lists all modules available with Astra Pro Addon. You can refer to documents for each of the modules to see all the advanced options offered by Astra Pro modules.
Import Starter Site
This option in the right sidebar, allows you to install the Starter Templates plugin with a single click. It offers a free library of Starter Site Templates available with a choice of Page Builders – Gutenberg, Elementor, Beaver Builder, or Brizy. You can choose from more than 150 Starter Templates created by our team.
Importing any template will set up your whole website in a couple of minutes including installing all needed plugins, creating pages and adding designs, and setting all Astra Customizer settings. From there, you can just replace texts and images and any other content you might have (like WooCommerce products) with your own, and your website is done. Also, if you wish, you can further develop your website designs using our template design as a starting point.
From here you can check out Astra Website and get familiar with all options and features that come with the Astra theme.
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There is a number of plugins created for extending Astra theme capabilities. You can activate these depending on your needs by clicking on the “Install” button. This will install the desired plugin and activate it. You can then access the plugin settings straight from Astra dashboard. Among the free plugins available here are Spectra builder which will add advanced blocks to your default WordPress builder, Sidebar Manager which will allow you to create custom sidebars for your website, Custom Fonts for easy font importing, and many more.
Astra Pro Addon Plugin
With your Astra Pro Addon installed and activated, the “More Options Available with Astra Pro!” section will turn to the Available Astra Pro Modules section. Here, you will have the option to Activate or Deactivate All modules or activate/deactivate each one individually as you need them.
It’s good to know that deactivating Pro modules you don’t use will benefit your website performance.
Additional sections available with Astra Pro Addon:
- CSS File Generation is another option that you can use to improve your website performance. Enabling this will result in your inline CSS not showing up in the Source Code anymore, as the inline CSS will now be added as a separate file. You can find out more about this in the following article (https://wpastra.com/astra-2-1/).
- If you’re eager to be amongst the first to try all our new features, you can choose to Allow Beta Updates and enable automatic beta updates for Astra Pro on your website.
Make a note if you have white-labeled Astra using Astra Pro, the links in the sidebar won’t appear.
Addon settings for all Astra Pro modules will appear under the Available Astra Pro Modules section. You can activate modules as per requirement. Refer to the White Label document to see how you can white label the theme and plugin with Astra Pro.
Note: Please make sure you update the Astra theme and the Astra Pro addon. Unless you update both, you might face issues with Astra Pro modules.