Global Container Settings

Container is that area where websites contents displays. Websites whole page encloses in container.

There are two types of container on any website. Sometime more container can be found. Container means main container. Other one is sidebar container.

You can apply container layouts globally for the entire website through the Customizer option at  Appearance > Customizer > Global > Container.

Different containers can be applied for individual pages and posts from meta settings. These are page-specific settings that have high priority than customizer settings.

Container Width

Content will be display within this width. You can try width in combination with container layout to create different views.

Container Layout

Astra offers 4 types of Containers Layout. These are global containers that will be applied to the entire website. But you can set different containers’ layout for different post types with Dedicated Container Layout. To have more control over container layout on each page you can refer page meta settings.

Astra have 4 types of container layout. That’s are global containers, but you can use different types of in different post type or special post type. Also you can independently use layout in your newly created pages.

List of all container types are below –

  • Boxed
  • Content Boxed
  • Full Width / Contained
  • Full Width / Stretched

Dedicated Container Layout

The above 4 types of container layouts are separately available for the following post types. That means if you choose default layout as Full Width/Stretched, and for Archives you choose the Boxed option, then the entire site except archive pages will have Full Width/Stretched layout while Archive pages will have Boxed layout.

  • Page Layout – For only pages
  • Blog Post Layout – For blog archive and single blog post pages
  • Archives Layout – All archives

Astra has integration with a few popular plugins. When those plugins are installed you will get dedicated container layout options for those plugin pages too. Below is the list of plugins that has integration with Astra –

  • WooCommerce
  • LifterLMS
  • LearnDash
  • EDD (Easy Digital Downloads)