Gist – Clean and Minimal WordPress Theme

Theme Installation

Via WordPress


Dummy Data

Note: Your existing data may be lost, so make sure before uploading the dummy data.


To create a post on your site, it’s easy. Follow the below-listed methods.


To create a page on your site, it’s easy. Follow the below-listed methods.


To create categories, follow the below steps.


Gist Comes with Added Custom Widget for Featured Post, Social Icons, and Author Information. You can use the available widgets and custom widgets on available widget area.

This theme has Primary Sidebar area inside Appearance > Customize > Widgets > Sidebar. You can add the available widget inside there.

Gist Featured Post Widget

This widget is specially developed to show recent post or selected category post on the sidebar on the sidebar.

Gist Author Widget

This widget will help to show the information about the author. You can check the demo to know more about it.

Gist Social Widget

Site Title, Tagline & Logo


Background Image


This theme comes with one menu locations. Primary Menu and Social Menu.

Primary Menu

Social Menu

Gist Theme Options

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Blog Section Options

This section includes Sidebar Options, Content Show Options, Excerpt Options, Featured Image Options, Meta Show hide Options.

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Sidebar Options

Select Preferred Sidebar from this Options section of customizer help you to change the layout of your site. This theme has Right Sidebar, Left Sidebar, Middle Column and No sidebar Options.

Right Sidebar

If you select the right sidebar, only the right sidebar will appear and the left sidebar will remain empty.

Content Show Options

You can show the content either from Content or Excerpt. Choose the preferred options from the drop-down.

Excerpt Length

With the help of this options, enter the excerpt length in Words.

Featured Image Options

The Gist has 4 type of featured image options for blog page.

Select the required image layout for the home page. The default is Full Image.

Meta Show/Hide Options

If you want to hide the meta tags like date, author etc on your website, use this setting.

Read More Text

Looking for the option to change the default Read More text,

Pagination Options

Want to change the default pagination to numeric? Check the pagination options,

Single Post Options

This options will help to manage the content of the single page.

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Related Post Options Text

The related post appears just below the end of content in the single page. The related post will appear from the same category of the above post.


Typography Options

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The gist has options to manage typography. Available options to manage typography are,

Font Family URL

Google Fonts are used for font family. If you want to change the font family, go to Google Fonts Page.

Font Family Name

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You can change the font size, letter spacing and line height from the given options.

Sticky Sidebar Options

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Footer Options

If you are looking for copyright text, go to top options in theme, you can find inside footer options.

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You can check other available options inside footer section.

Extra Optionextra options gist

Extra option including breadcrumb option, and breadcrumb text. Check this options for enabling breadcrumb in inner pages.


If you have any further confusion regarding the theme, you can use the support forum.