An archive is a common terminology when it comes to Blog settings. Well to start off, “Archive” means the collection of data. The archive page is a collection of posts grouped by category, author, date, tag, etc.
Search page also an Archive page.
Under Blog / Archive there are total 4 settings:
- Blog Post Content
- Blog Post Structure
- Blog Meta
- Blog Content Width
Blog Pro module available with Pro adds more options in the customizer for the blog layouts.
BLOG POST CONTENT
The written matter on a blog means the blog post content.
You can manage the content in the following manner:
Note: If you have entered the excerpt content from blog excerpt area it will overwrite the current excerpt.
Blog Pro module available with Pro gives you options to control the word count.
BLOG POST STRUCTURE
In the same way, you can hide the Blog meta settings
Note: When you turn OFF the title and blog meta settings, option for Blog Meta disappears.
Blog meta is all about the in-short description explaining what the blog is all about.It gives extra information about the blog.
Where the author has control to show/hide the number of comments received, the category the post, who is the author, the publish date and the tags.
Note: For managing the categories, tags and publish dates you will have to edit the individual post from the backend of WordPress.
BLOG CONTENT WIDTH
Just the way you have the option to manage the container width of your website, you have an option to manage the container width of your blog page.
Pro has many more blog customization options.