Now available through Jetpack, Content Options let users make small visual changes, like showing or hiding the author, date, featured images, and more. Last July, we introduced a new WordPress.com Customizer panel called Content Options, which gives users an easy way to make small visual modifications across their sites – no custom CSS needed.
Content Options supports four main features: Blog Display, Author Bio, Post Details, and Featured Images.
Content Options are now available to self-hosted WordPress sites with the latest version of Jetpack (4.5). Theme developers can add support for Content Options by following the Jetpack guide.
Let’s look at the main features of Content Options in more detail.
Users can choose between displaying the full content of each post or an excerpt on the blog and category, tag, and date archive pages, as well as search results.
Default Blog Display
If a theme displays either an excerpt or the full post depending on the post’s post format, theme developers can add a “Default” blog display option to let the theme keep its default blog display settings. For example, by default a theme might always displays posts