Import and Setup Demo Grids

  • Before getting started...
    Some quick notes about the difference between a regular grid and the imported demos:
A traditional Essential Grid consists of:

An Imported Demo Grid consists of:

Make sure the plugin is updated and activated.
Click on "Create from Grid Templates" to access the Grid Template Library.
Select a Grid Template and click on "Install Grid"
The imported Grid Template will be displayed on the Grid Overview.
  • Important:
    To populate the Grid Templates with Demo Contents, follow the instructions here
Find a demo you'd like to work with. And then review what type of post options are being used by examining one of the Ess Grid Posts being pulled into the Grid.
Next, create a new regular blog post, or edit an existing one with the same type of setup.
And then change the demo grid's post-source from "Ess. Grid Posts" to the category from your regular blog post.
And then save(1) and refresh(2) the Grid.
Final Result: