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Picture Perfect is designed to be used with or without IDX. This guide will cover setting it up with Equity IDX widgets, but can be replaced with alternative widgets. Where applicable we have noted alternatives. If using IDX, make sure you have activated IDX features in the theme.

Home Top

You will need to create a menu to use in the Home Top overlay. Refer to theme documentation on creating Menus
  1. Log in to your WordPress site.
  2. Hover over “Appearance” in the left menu until a sub-menu appears.
  3. Click “Widgets” in the sub-menu.
  4. On the left you will see your available widgets. On the right you will see your available “Widget Areas”. You can drag and drop widgets into widget areas.
  5. Locate the “Home Top” widget area on the right side of the page.
  6. Hover over the widget area title until you see an arrow appear to the right of the text.
  7. Click the arrow to expand the widget area.
  8. Locate the “Equity – Custom Menu” widget on the left side of the page.
  9. Click on “Equity – Custom Menu” widget and drag it into the “Home Top” widget area you expanded earlier.
  10. Do not give the “Custom Menu” widget a title.
  11. Select a menu to display.
  12. Click Save

Home Bottom

Home Bottom Left

The Home Bottom Left is configured to use the Equity – Featured Posts widget but you can use any other available widget here.

  1. Visit the Appearance > Widgets page
  2. Expand the Home Bottom Left widget area
  3. Add the Equity – Featured Posts widget to the Home Bottom Left widget area
  4. Give it a title
  5. Enter 4 (or more) for the number of posts to display
  6. Select to show the post title, and display a content limit of 180 characters.
  7. Click the Save button

Home Bottom Right

The Home Bottom Right section is configured for the Equity – IDX Quick Search widget.
Alternative: WP Listings search widget

  1. Visit the Appearance > Widgets page
  2. Expand the Home Bottom Right widget area
  3. Add the Equity – IDX Quick Search widget to the Home Bottom Right widget area
  4. Enter a title
  5. Select the MLS to search
  6. Enter search button text or leave at default, and choose “Vertical” orientation.
  7. Click the Save button