How to create page covers?

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To create a new cover:

  • Access Rey Theme > Global Sections
  • Hit Add new.
  • Select “Page Cover” in the Type option eg: https://d.pr/i/vx1wYw .
  • Publish the page
  • Hit Edit with Elementor
  • Add elements.

Assigning covers globally:

To assign page covers globally for various types of posts or taxonomies (categories), please access Customizer > Page cover and access the desired panel eg: Pages, Blog (posts, categories, blog homepage) or even WooCommerce’s Shop page, categories or products. More on these settings here .


Assign covers to individual pages (posts, taxonomies):

For either one of these, simply access it in backend and look for the page settings panel, for example on pages and posts:

Select the page cover.

Or for taxonomies like categories:

Select the Page cover in Category pages.

How to add a dynamic title/description inside

While editing the Cover global section, make sure to use a Heading or Text element and pick dynamic skin eg: https://d.pr/i/DmEZUz and also what to show eg: Post/Archive title.


How to set a dynamic background image

Try accessing the parent section’s style settings and look for “Use Post/Category image” eg: https://d.pr/i/ONHrX2 . This will make sure the cover pulls the post feature image, or, the Category image defined in the backend.


Import page covers from other demos

You can use Rey’s template library to import other Covers from different demos eg: https://d.pr/i/amJer2 .


How to assign a page cover to product categories

After you created the page cover global section, head over to Customizer > Page Cover > WooCommerce (Shop) and you can assign it for all product categories or selectively eg: https://d.pr/i/t4tUCq .

There’s also the possibility of building a Rey Custom Template for Product categories and either use the Global section element, or just add the content directly inside the template.


How to create a subcategories menu inside the page cover

Edit the Cover global section with Elementor and make use of the Menu element. Inside you can set the Skin on Product Categories eg: https://d.pr/i/hbqkKc . You can set a specific category selection or automatic based on the Selection choice https://d.pr/i/DoOwiJ .

In this case, Subcategories will get chosen, and if the Categories list is empty, the menu will show the subcategories of the current category.

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