After setting up your site’s structure, it is time to start designing how your site will look like on the front-end. You design everything using the Layouts drag-and-drop editor.

Toolset allows you to create one template design and apply it to all posts of a given post type.

Watch the following video to see how to do this.

 

With Layouts you can easily design templates for entire custom post types
With Layouts you can easily design templates for entire custom post types

To do this, go to the Toolset -> Dashboard page. There, click the Create template button in the row of your custom post type.

Creating a template layout from the Toolset Dashboard
Creating a template layout from the Toolset Dashboard

You are now on the layout editing page. The following table displays the basic steps to create and edit a template layout.

1. Design your layout by adding rows and cells. 2. Use any number of “Visual Editor” cells to insert post fields and static contents. 3. Click the “Fields and Views” button to insert any type of a post field into a “Visual Editor” cell. 4. Add a “Post Content” cell as it renders the contents of the main post body.

Advanced topics for designing templates

Learn about more advanced topics related to designing templates on the following pages: