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Settings (Classic)

Home Page Settings (Classic)

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and look into Home Page panel to explore further sections.

Home Page Settings

Sections Manager

If you want to change the order of the sections of home page then you can use Sections Manager.

Sections Manager gives you control over the sections order of home page, for example, you can display the blog posts section as first instead of featured properties section or you can put Features section at the top or in the middle.

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings → Home Page → Sections Manager. To change the order of the sections you can just drag and drop.

Sections Manager for Home Page

Home Page Slider

You can feed slider contents from following sources

  1. Properties Custom Post Type - It will attach properties to your slides ( Very easy to use )
  2. Revolution Slider - You can add text,images, buttons and videos the way you want. ( Little difficult to use but awesome results )
  3. Slides Custom Post Type - You can attach a simple image to your slide with related text data ( easy to use with results similar to properties based slider )

Navigate to Appearance → Customize and look into Home Page → Slider Area section to configure slider settings.

Home Page Slider

1. Properties Based Slider

Visit the slider settings as guided above and choose Slider Based on Properties Custom Post Type as displayed in screenshot above.

If you want to include a property in homepage slider, Then you need to edit that property and look for metabox field with tab title "Homepage Slider". Open the tab and select Yes plus provide slide image as required by Slider Image field in screen shot below it.

Home Page Slider

2. Revolution Slider

Look for the folder name Plugins/Revolution Slider in unzipped package downloaded from themeforest.net. This folder will contain revolution slider's plugin zip, documentation and demo slider import zip. You need to go to Plugins → Add New in your WordPress dashboard side and upload the revslider.zip as displayed in image below.

Home Page Slider

After installing and activating Revolution Slider please navigate to Dashboard → Slider Revolution and click on Import Slider as shown in this screenshot below. The zip file of the slider is located in the main package of Real Homes Theme (rh-main-package → Plugins → Revolution Slider → realhomes-slider-zip → realhomes.zip).

Home Page Slider

Home Page Slider

Once the slider is imported then set it in the Customizer Settings (Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings → Home Page → Slider Area → What to Display Below Header on Home Page ? and set this option as Slider Based on Revolution Slider Plugin and set Revolution Slider Alias as realhomes.

Home Page Slider

3. "Slides" Custom Post Type Based Slider

To display slider based on slides custom post type, You need to add new slides as displayed in screenshot below.

Home Page Slider

After adding slides navigate to Appearance → Customize and Go to section Home Page → Slider Area and choose Slider Based on Slides Custom Post Type As displayed in screenshot below.

Home Page Slider

Search Form Over Image

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings → Home Page → Slider Area and choose related option as displayed in screenshot below.

Search Form Over Image on Homepage

Search Form Over Image on Homepage

For Properties Search Form settings, Check out related section in this documentation.

Display Google Maps

Adding google map on homepage is super simple as properties already have their locations stored in database. So, Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and Go to section Home Page → Slider Area and choose related option as shown in below screenshot.

Display Google Map on Homepage

Note

To enable Google Maps for your website, You need to configure Google Maps API key under Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings → Maps panel.

Display Image Banner

To display image banner on homepage, Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and Go to section Home Page → Slider Area and choose banner related option as displayed in screenshot below.

Image Banner Home Page

After that you can provide banner image for overall site from Header → Banner section in customizer.

Header Banner

OR you can provide the banner image for home page only by editing it's page and using Top Banner Area Settings meta box, as displayed in screen shot below.

Banner Area Settings

Slogan on Home Page

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and look for Home Page section. It contains Slogan section where you can change slogan text and description text.

Slogan On Home Page

Properties on Home Page

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and look for Home Page → Home Properties section for related settings.

Properties On Home Page

Filter Properties

To display properties related to on or more particular locations, statuses or types you can use related settings displayed in screen shot below.

Slogan Section

Properties Sorting, Number of Properties and AJAX Pagination

Slogan Section

Features Section

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and look for Home Page → Features Section for related settings.

Properties On Home Page

Add Featrue Image, Feature Title, Feature Description and Feature URL for three columns to show Features Section on Home Page.

Properties On Home Page

Features Section will be visible when all three features are filled.

Properties On Home Page

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and look for Home Page → Featured Properties section for related settings.

Featured Properties Settings

News Posts on Home Page

Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings and look for Home Page → News or Blog Posts section for related settings.

News Posts Settings