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New Release! Layers 2.0

New Release! Layers 2.0

This update is used as the backbone for the release of Layers Pro 2.  Both Layers and Layers Pro must both be updated to 2.0 to be compatible with one another!

Layers 2


  • (Developers)All widgets now use accordions for accessing options for a cleaner UI
  • Framework preparation for Layers Pro 2.
  • Updated Web Sans font for better fallback.



Layers Pro 2


  • Added advanced background controls to each widget.
  • Added advanced header and excerpt controls to each widget.
  • Added advanced post column controls to Post and Post Carousel widgets.
  • Added content widget-style controls to Tab and Accordion widgets.
  • Added new Widget interface to all controls.
  • Added site-wide and widget-specific animations

How To Update Layers Pro

Getting Started with WordPress

Our WordPress walkthrough series shows you around the WordPress admin to gain a better understanding of features such as menus, permalinks & images.

Manage Your Menus

See how basic menu cusotmization works in the WordPress Menu Manager. For a complete walkthrough of creating menus in the Customizer, see Layers User Guide: Create Your Menus

See Tutorial

Understanding Permalinks

Permalinks determine how your page and post URLs look in the browser address bar.  Changing or Saving Permalink settings fixes a variety of common problems in WordPress.  

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WordPress Dashboard

From update notices to WordPress news, this is usually the first thing you see when logging in to your WordPress admin. 

Comments & Discussion

Comments are open to anyone by default. Learn how to configure them, turn them off and manage them regularly to keep your site spam-free.

WordPress Media Library

Learn how to move around the Media Library and manage images. Note: This video does not include some interface changes added in WordPress 4.5

Layers Rich Text Editor

The Layers RTE in Widgets is similar to the WordPress Post Editor but not quite the same. Se this quick demo and learn more at the link below.

Learn More

WordPress Post Editor

The post editor helps you do a huge variety of things from formatting text to placing images, embeds or shortcodes

Add a Post in WordPress

Use what you’ve learned about the Post Editor to create your first post.

Categories vs Tags

Categories and Tags are not the same thing. See how to add them, edit them and use them efficiently.

Add a Default Page in WordPress

Default pages use a standard layout with a sidebar based on your sidebar layout choice in the Customizer. See the Layers User Guide for how to create Layers Pages and design your own layouts.

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