This area (shown above posts), the homepage content area can be customized under: WordPress Admin → Appearance → Theme Options → Homepage → Custom Homepage Text.
eg. Here’s a slider shortcode that will display 6 posts organized in 3 columns, picked from the category ID 1.
Wondering how to grab your category_id to display the posts? Quick solution: link!.
For more instructions on how to use the theme please refer to the documentation. If you think we have omitted something in it, please let us know by dropping us an e-mail. We pledge to fix any bug / inconvenience in no time!