Set up Easy Digital Downloads Connect

Charitable Easy Digital Downloads Connect allows you to raise money for causes using Easy Digital Downloads. To set up EDD Connect you will need: Charitable plugin installed and activated Charitable Easy Digital Downloads Connect extension installed and activated Creating contribution rules Go to Charitable > Campaigns if you are editing an existing campaign, or Charitable […]

Setting up the User Dashboard

The User Dashboard is a cluster of pages that are grouped together in a “dashboard”. You can see an example of this on the Reach demo: To set the User Dashboard up, all you need to do is create a new menu. Go to Appearance > Menus. Enter a name for the menu and click […]

How to Hide Post/Page Meta

One of the common¬†questions that people ask is how to remove the page/post meta information that is displayed at the bottom of pages and posts by default: There are two ways to do this. 1. Remove it from all pages and posts If you¬†never want to display this information at the bottom of pages and […]

Translating Reach

If you would like to translate Reach into your language, there are several ways you can do so. Translating via WordPress dashboard You can translate Reach via your WordPress dashboard using a plugin called Loco Translate. Go to Plugins > Add New. Search for “Loco Translate”. Click Install Now. On the following screen, click¬†Activate¬†Plugin to […]

Tutorial: How to Change Which Campaigns Show on the Homepage

By default, the “Homepage” template in Reach will show a grid of campaigns below the page content. This grid will show the most recently created campaigns on your site. It will show as many campaigns as you have set for the “Blog pages show at most” setting under Settings > Reading in your WordPress dashboard […]

Setting Up the Homepage

Go to Pages > Add New Inside the Page Attributes¬†meta box, select “Homepage” for the “Template” setting Enter the page title and content and click Publish. This page template will automatically display campaigns under the page content. It will also automatically pull out the first image or video within the page content and display that […]

Installing Reach

To install this theme you must have a working version of WordPress already installed. For information about installing the WordPress platform, please see the WordPress Codex ‚Äď Installing the theme When you are ready to install the Reach theme, you must first upload the theme files and then activate the theme itself. You can […]

Updating Reach

When there is an update for Reach, you will see a notification in your WordPress Dashboard. Currently automatic updates are not available, so you need to manually download the update by visiting the Reach download page. Once you have downloaded the .zip file containing the update, use this handy plugin to update Reach without removing […]

Customizer Settings

You can make various changes to your site using the WordPress Customizer. To get to the Customizer, log into your dashboard and go to Appearance >¬†Customize. Site Identity The¬†Site Identity¬†tab¬†allows you to upload your logo, update your site title or tagline and upload a site icon (favicon). When you upload your logo, you can upload […]

Updating your logo in Reach 1.0.3

In Reach version 1.0.3, we have updated the logo upload feature to use WordPress’ built-in Custom Logo functionality, instead of a custom-build feature we previously bundled. This cuts down on bloat in Reach and also makes it easier for users who want to switch between themes. Unfortunately, WordPress’ Custom Logo feature does not support uploading […]


Create your site menu You can control which links are shown in the horizontal navigation at the top of your site. Go to Appearance > Menus. Enter a name for the menu and click the Create Menu button. You can now add menu items by adding custom links or including pages or categories. Once you‚Äôre […]

Importing Demo Content

By default, a WordPress theme does not include pre-installed content. However, if you would like to install the Reach demo content, you can do so by following these instructions. Note: We do not recommend this if you have existing content in your WordPress installation, as it will add numerous posts, pages, categories, media and more […]

Page Templates

When you create a new page, you can choose a Page Template within the Page Attributes meta box.¬†Page Templates are used to change the look and feel of a page. Reach comes with six page templates: Default: Your main content is displayed in a column on the left, and a sidebar is added to the […]

How to Use the Child Theme

If you want to change something about Reach, you should do it through the child theme. Download child theme A child theme is simply a theme that inherits the functionality and looks of another theme ‚Äď the parent. The whole idea of a child theme is that you can modify, and add to the functionality […]

Featured Images

Featured images can be added to blog posts and campaign pages. The optimum size for featured images is 1820 x 1214 pixels. Blog Post To add a featured image to a blog post, navigate to Posts > Add New, or edit an existing post. Find the Featured Image meta box, and click Set Featured Image. […]

Setting up a Campaign Page

If you have the Charitable plugin installed and activated, you can add fundraising campaigns and start accepting donations. This demo features six campaigns, which you can see on the home page. Add a Campaign From your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to Charitable > Add Campaign. Enter your campaign title. Try something action-oriented or catchy; your goal […]

Set up Front-end Campaign Submissions

Transform your website into a peer-to-peer fundraising or crowdfunding platform. To set up front-end campaign submissions you will need: Charitable plugin installed and activated Charitable Ambassadors extension installed and activated Creating the Ambassador Pages Once Charitable Ambassadors is installed, you need to create two new pages. In addition, you should set up the login, registration […]

Adding Widgets

Reach¬†supports six widget areas: Default sidebar:¬†Displayed on pages and posts in the right column. Campaign sidebar: Displayed on individual campaign pages in the right column. Campaign below content: Displayed on individual campaign pages in the main column underneath the content, but before the comments area. Footer left: Displayed site-wide in the footer.¬†Multiple widgets are added […]

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