Welcome To Mist

Best Multipurpose Wordpress Theme

Theme Documentation - Header

Header Options & Setup

Mist currently offers 10 different Header Types, each with its own unique design and set of options. There are several options to customize the header, as well as the content within it. Follow the steps to setup the header and its options.

Setup the Header

Navigate to Theme Options > Header to access the header options. You will see 5 sections; Header Type, and Header Top Bar, Sliding bar, Styling, Main Menu, Secondary Menu. See below for information and screenshot on what each section contains.

  • Header - You can enable Cart, Search Form, Social Links, Sticky Header, Header Layout ( Fullwidth or Boxed ) from this Header tab.
  • Header Type - You can choose Types, Transparent, Skin, Slider Position from the header type options. The Header Types are listed out below.
    1. Default Header
    2. Header Right Logo
    3. Header Center Logo
    4. Header Fullwidth Menu
    5. Header Fullwidth Menu 2
    6. Header Fullwidth Menu 3
    7. Header Centered Logo
    8. Header Centered Logo 2
    9. Toggle Header
    10. Vertical Header
    11. Header Fullwidth Menu 4
    12. Header Fullwidth Menu 5
  • Header Top bar - You can Enable/Disable menu options, Welcome Message, Phone Number, Email Address.
  • Sliding Bar - You can Enable/Disable Sliding Bar options, Disable Sliding Bar on Mobile, Choose Sliding Bar Columns.
  • Styling - Styling options allows you to choose the spacing for header.
  • Main Menu - You can choose Menu Type, Menu Height, Sticky Menu Height, Dropdown menu width.
  • Secondary Menu - You can Enable/disable Secondary menu options and its position.


Header Type

Header Top Bar

Sliding Bar


Main Menu

Secondary Menu

Setting Up The Menu

For the main menu settings, Mist supports custom WordPress menus, with multiple levels of dropdown. You can assign a menu in 4 areas Primary Menu, Primary Right Menu, Top Menu, Footer Menu. These menu locations can have a custom menu assigned. Once a menu is created and assigned to the location, it will show up on the site.

Menu Locations

  • Primary Menu - This is the Main Menu that shows in the Header area.
  • Primary Right Menu - This is the Right Menu shows in header type Header Centered Logo and Header Centered Logo 2.
  • Top Menu - This is show in Top bar and other locations.
  • Footer Menu - This is the bottom Menu that can be assigned in footer.

Setup New Menu

  • To setup new menu, Navigate to Appearance > Menus section of your admin sidebar.
  • Click the Create A New Menu link and enter the name then click the Create Menu button.
  • Select one of your created pages on the left hand side and click the Add to Menu button.
  • To add a custom menu item, enter a custom name and link into the Links box.
  • You can use drag and drop functionality to manage your menus.
  • To Create a dropdown menu, you can simply drag a menu item below and slightly to the right of another menu item, and it will be under a main menu and create a dropdown section.
  • Once you setting up your menu, assign the menu to any one of the 4 locations which is shown at the bottom of the page in the Menu Settings.
  • After setting up the menu, click the Save Button.
  • Below screenshot shows that how to set up the menu with various options and categories.

Mega Menu

Mist has a mega menu that can be enabled under the main menu. You can set 1-4 columns and having custom column width settings. You can set icons/images next to menu items and more. Please follow the steps that how to set the mega menu.

Create A Mega Menu

  • Navigate to Appearance > Menus section of your admin sidebar.
  • Select the Create a New Menu link to create a new menu, or choose the Select a menu to edit option that you already have an menu.
  • The Mega Menus are available only for top level navigations items only in "Main Menu" area.
  • Click the Arrow icon next to any First Parent Level menu item. Then click enable the Mega Menu option.
  • Set the number of columns to display the columns for the mega menu.
  • Menu item have a glyphicons Ex: glyphicon-search, and font awesome icon, use fa- in the name. Ex: fa-times.
  • After set up Mega Menu, assign the menu to the Main Menu location in the Theme Locations at the bottom of the page and click Save button.

Page Title Bar

The Page Title Bar is comes under the menu/header and contains the page title text, breadcrumbs or search box. Mist has various options to customize the page title bar. Read the below steps to setup page title bar.

Setup The Page Title Bar

  • Open up an individual page or post in your WordPress admin.
  • You can find Page Title Bar under Page Options.
  • Mist has options that you can customize the page title bar for page options and post options.
  • You can show or hide the page title bar and page title. Below showing some options.
  • Page Title Bar Type - This option contains Default and Mini Title Bar.
  • Page Title Bar Skin - This option contains Light and Dark skin.
  • Page Title Alignment - You can align the title bar in Left, Center and Right.
  • Choose custom background options or color, set parallax effect, enable video background and change the height of the page title bar.
  • All options having several custom options to select for it. These options will take effect for the individual page or post.