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Bellows Knowledgebase 1

Welcome! Click the links to the left to visit the various Knowledgebase articles, or use the search bar above. Just setting up bellows? Start Here

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Shortcode 0

How to add the Bellows accordion menu to your WordPress site via a shortcode

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Widget 0

How to add the Bellows accordion menu to your WordPress site via a widget

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PHP 0

How to add the Bellows accordion menu to your WordPress site via PHP

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Menu Settings & Configuration 0

The menu settings are configured via the Control Panel. To access the Control Panel, in your WordPress admin panel go to Appearance > Bellows Menu. Configuration Settings Settings which are applied to a specific configuration can be controlled in the Configuration tabs. By default, you will have a Main Configuration, but Pro users can add Multiple Configurations The Configuration settings include settings like the Skin, Accordion Folding, positioning & layout, image sizes, and fonts. The Configuration settings also include Style Customizations, which can be set either through the Control Panel or the Customizer. General Settings The General Settings tab contains settings that are global, applying to either all menus, or the plugin as a whole. This includes settings such as Custom CSS Tweaks, asset loading, and admin notices.

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Menu Creation & Configuration 0

Menu Structure & Contents The structure and contents of your menu is managed through the Appearance > Menus screen. See How to create a menu Menu Configuration The Configuration of your menu, including the look, style, and general functionality of the menu, is managed through the Control Panel. See Menu Settings & Configuration Menu Item Settings Settings for individual menu items are managed via the Appearance > Menus screen. See Menu Item Settings [Pro]

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Customizing 0

There are several ways you can customize the way Bellows looks. The Customizer You can select a variety of colors and styles through The Customizer If you’re not familiar with CSS, this is the best way to go. Custom CSS through the Control Panel If you’d like to add a bit of CSS to tweak styles that aren’t covered in the Customizer, you can Add Custom CSS via the CSS Tweaks setting in the Control Panel. A Custom Stylesheet or Skin If you want to write a lot of CSS, or even an entire skin, and understand enough PHP and CSS to do so, you can Create a Custom Stylesheet or Skin

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How to create a menu 0

Bellows is built on top of the WordPress menu system, so you create and manage your menus through the standard WordPress menu system in the Appearance > Menus Panel. Note: Pro users can create auto-populated menus using the Menu Generator UI, which is separate from the Appearance > Menus screen. This article deals specifically with manually generated menus created in this fashion. A menu is a collection of menu items, organized into a hierarchical structure of parent-child relationships. Creating a menu To create a menu, go to Appearance > Menus and click on “create a new menu” Then give your menu a name and click “Create Menu” Adding menu items Menu items are links that point to specific content on your site, such as posts, pages, terms, archives, etc. The options for items that you can add to your menu appear on the left side of the screen. Each type of item has its own section, such as Pages, Posts, and Categories. To add an item, check the box beside its name, then click Add to Menu The items will appear in your menu structure Add additional items, then drag and drop them to organize them into a hierarchy Click Save Menu to save the menu items in the menu. This structure will translate into the accordion menu layout once you Insert an Accordion Menu Setting individual menu item settings Once you’ve added your items, you can change the settings for those individual items via the Menu Item Settings Panel

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