Display caption with post thumbnail in WordPress

 

Add excerpt support to pages in WordPress

Add following code to your themes functions.php file.

Create additional image sizes in WordPress

Register additional image sizes

Additional image sizes can be defined in your themes functions.php. In example

Full documentation can be found at WordPress Codex

Displaying additional image sizes in your theme

Previously upload images do not have the new image size. Images can be generated with Regenerate Thumbnails plugin

Display custom post types in WordPress

Create your custom post type

Custom post types declaration is added to your themes functions.php file. Plugin would prevent against breackage  when switching themes.

Create template for your post type

Create template file page_my-custom-post-type.php

Upload newly created template file to your theme folder. Now “My Custom Post Type Page” will listed in the pages edit screen’s “Template” dropdown.

Create content page for your new custom post type

Create new page and assign your new template to the page.