Fancy Title Shortcode

Updated on January 10, 2018

Fancy Title shortcode is one of the shortcodes available in The Ken theme which you can take advantage of. It allows you to display an extremely impressive title with many beautiful styles to attract your viewers at first click. To see a live demo of this feature please click here.

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In this article, we will explain how to display the fancy title shortcode and configure the style.

Displaying a Fancy Title Shortcode

To add the fancy title shortcode to a page or post, follow the steps below:

1Add or edit an existing page.

2In the Visual Composer section, click on the + button.

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3In the Add Element pop-up screen, search for Fancy Title and click on it to be added to the page

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4When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Fancy Title Settings will open. Configure the settings as required. More settings are explained in the next sections.

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Setting Description

Content Add the title contents here. You can format the size, color, etc. with the text editor options.

5Click on Save Changes and publish or update the page to check the result.

Configuring the Fancy Title Settings

There are a few more settings in the fancy title settings pop-up that allow you to configure the style of your fancy title.

Configure the Layout Settings

Setting Description

Tag Name  For SEO reasons you might need to define your title’s tag names according to priority. Please note that H1 can only be used once on a page due to SEO. Try to use lower than H2 to meet SEO best practices.
Text Line Height Use this option to set the spacing between each line of the Fancy Title. Since every font family with different sizes need different line heights to get a nice looking highlighted titles you should set them manually. As a hint generally (font-size * 2) – 2 works in many cases, but you may need to give more space in between.
Letter Spacing Sets the letter spacing of the fancy title (min: 0px – max: 10px).
Margin Top Sets the space above the fancy text (min: 0px – max: 500px).
Margin Bottom Sets the space below the fancy text (min: 0px – max: 500px).
Align Sets the alignment for text. Available options are: Left, Center, Right, Justify.
Tablet & Mobile Align  Sets the alignment for title when it reaches to tablet/mobile sizes. Available options are: Left, Center, Right.

Configure the Style Settings

Setting Description

Style Sets the style of the Fancy Title shortcode. Please note that Alternative style will work only in page content and page sections with solid backgrounds. Available options are: Simple Title, Stroke, Standard, Avantgarde, Alternative, Underline.
Corner Style Sets the box corner style of the Fancy Title shortcode. Available options are: Pointed, Rounded, Full Rounded. This option is available when Stroke style is selected in the Style setting.
Stroke Style Border Width  This option will be available if you set the style option to Stroke. Use this option to set the thickness of stroke border for the Fancy Title.
Stroke Style Border Color This option will be available if you set the style option to Stroke. Use this option to set the color of stroke border for the Fancy Title. If left blank given text color will be applied to border color.
Text Color Type  Available options are Single Color and Gradient Color.
Text Color Sets the color of the Fancy Text.
Font Size Sets the font size of the fancy text (min: 12px – max: 70px).
Font Weight Sets the font weight for the text.
Text Transform Sets the fancy title case. Available options are: Default, None, Uppercase, Lowercase, Capitalize.
Font Family Sets the collection of fonts for your Fancy Title. Also, you can choose a single font for it, however using non-safe fonts can affect page load and performance. It also may affect the way your font looks in different browsers.

Adding a Viewport Animation

To make the fancy title shortcode visible on the scroll with animation, there is a setting in the fancy title settings pop-up called Viewport Animation. Using this setting is easy and straightforward but if you need a step-by-step tutorial, read the Configuring a shortcode’s entrance animation article.

Configuring the Visibility for Devices

To hide/show the Fancy Title for a particular device (mobile, tablet, …), there is a setting in Fancy Title pop-up which is called Visibility For Devices. The usage of this setting is easy and straightforward but if you need a step by step tutorial, read the Configuring shortcode’s visibility article.

Adding an Extra Class Name

The Extra Class Name field in the settings pop-up allows you to add an extra class name to the shortcode. It’s useful when you need to target the shortcode in a style sheet or JavaScript file.

You can read the Adding a custom CSS class to a shortcode article for further explanation.

If you have any questions regarding the Fancy Title shortcode, feel free to contact Artbees support team.

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