The Neighborhood WordPress Theme is a great choice; it offers many options and is easy to work with. This article will provide dimensions needed for images that will be used throughout the site. Below is a link to the theme in case you want to view the type of imagery discussed below.
Lifestyle images are an important aspect of your site; they help create the look and feel you want to create online. Be thoughtful as you pick your imagery as it's how you merchandise your online store. Below are different images you may use throughout your site.
Note: The following dimensions are based on what works best with the theme's layout. Occasionally the height of the images may be adjustable, but the width is not.
Homepage Slider Images:
Slider Images are the first thing people see when visiting your site. Be sure to use images that capture your shoppers' attention while reinforcing your brand. You typically should have 3-5 sliders.
- Dimensions: 1366px wide x 400px tall
Shopping Landing Pages:
Images on your shopping landing pages help reinforce the products within your departments as well as give you the opportunity to showcase a mix of your products.
You will want to create an image for each of your main shopping departments (i.e. Men, Women, Apparel, Accessories...)
- Image Dimensions: 870px wide x 300px tall
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To help with the layout, you will need to add a Featured Image on each post. The Neighborhood offers different blog layouts, but the featured image will be consistent no matter what layout you decide upon.
Note: Remember that the height of the image can vary, but the width should stay consistent.
- Featured Image: 870px wide x 300px tall
When pulling together images for your site, you definitely want to include photos on your content pages (about us, contact us...). There is more flexibility for image size on these pages. It's best to work directly with your project manager when deciding upon images for these pages.