Post Formats

Armada supports 8 blog post formats (fig. 1.):

Fig. 1. Blog post formats.

Fig. 1. Blog post formats.

Each of them has a bit different layout on a blog page:

Standard (featured image links to a single post page)

Fig. 2-1. Standard post format.

Fig. 2-1. Standard post format.

Aside

Fig. 2-2. Aside post format.

Fig. 2-2. Aside post format.

Image (looks very much like the standard post but has different rollover and click on a featured image will open bigger image in a lightbox).

Fig. 2-3. Image post format.

Fig. 2-3. Image post format.

Video (click on featured image opens video in a lightbox)

Fig. 2-4. Video post format.

Fig. 2-4. Video post format.

Video post format previews. There are two kinds of video post preview: image and image with “play” icon. You can choose preview appearance in the “Post options” box, “For video post format” option.

To learn more about Video Posts, click here.

Quote (text-box with an “author name”)

Fig. 2-5. Quote post format.

Fig. 2-5. Quote post format.

Link (short text description with an external link)

Fig. 2-6. Link post format.

Fig. 2-6. Link post format.

Gallery (displays a gallery instead of a featured image)

Fig. 2-7. Gallery post format.

Fig. 2-7. Gallery post format.

Fig. 28. Add a gallery into “Gallery” post format.

Fig. 2-8. Add a gallery into “Gallery” post format.

Second, there are three kinds of gallery post preview appearance available in the “Post options” box, “For gallery post format” option: standard image gallery, featured image with gallery hover, slideshow (see fig. 2-7). Note that slideshow preview allows to set proportion for slideshow images.

Fig. 4.2. Gallery post preview options.

Fig. 2-9. Gallery post preview options.


Status (looks identical to “aside” post format).