Install MD Thenews theme is easy. You don't have to create content type or configure views modules to have it functioning like our demos because we have features module to do it for you (or you can use MD Thenews installation profile and start upload content to your website)
Download & extract md_thenews_demo.zip to your web folder, and run your_drupal_site/install.php. Choose MD Thenews in "Select an installation profile" step.
You've done, now go to theme settings to custom your website and enjoy it.
I.2.1. Install theme
This video show you how to enable theme and needed modules for MD Thenews theme.
I.2.2. Install modules
I.2.3. Configure modules
If you want to use dropdown menu on your website, enable Superfish module.
Go to "Structure -> Block" and drag "Superfish: Main menu (Superfish)" to "Superfish menu" region.
Click to "configure", choose superfish settings Menu Type to NavBar and "Style" to none. That's all for Superfish
I.2.3.3. Quick tabs
MD Thenews support 2 types of tabs: quicktabs and accordion, select what you like when add your quick tabs
I.2.3.3. jQuery update
You need to use 7.x-2.x dev version to enable jQuery 1.7 version. After enable module, go to Configure » jQuery Update and choose 1.7 from "jQuery version"
To edit MD Thenews theme settings, click to Appearance on toolbar menu. You'll see all themes here, click to "settings" text next MD Bonv theme.
Here you can customize your site as logo, favicon, text color, add custom web fonts...
To promote article to features (slideshow), headline or editor's pick area, just click to "Publishing option" tab when you create/edit node and choose:
II.3.1. Create new taxonomy
Go to Structure » Taxonomy, click to "Add term" near "Category" vocabulary and add your taxonomy
II.3.2. Create menu
In case you want new taxonomy appear on main menu, go to Structure » menu and add new link to Main menu
II.3.3. Create views block
Now you can create views block to show on homepage (or whatever page you like), o to Structure » Views, find "Category news" and click to Edit. Add new block like this image:
And configure new block:
Save your views, go to Structure » Blocks and assign new views block to "Content top" region
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