Posts tagged theme

Twentyfifteen theme customization CSS for a business site

Just customized twentyfifteen for a business site. Here is the customization CSS: And the result is: I used Background Manager to add background slideshow. Other useful plugins: WP Add Custom CSS (see a review here) SiteOrigin Widgets Bundle Page Builder by SiteOrigin Meta Slider Limit Login Attempts Easy Google Fonts

Plugin Review: WP Add Custom CSS

WordPress Themes are one of the top reasons that we love using WordPress. It just takes minutes to switch to another theme and give your site a fresh new look. Many themes come with great options pages and style packs included. But sometimes you may need small style fixes for your sites theme. This is where […]

Goran theme color customizations CSS

I recently switched my site theme to Goran which is really elegant and readable. However this theme lacks color customization feature. So I had to create a custom css to changing header, link and button colors. Here is my custom css for Goran WordPress theme: You can add this css code to your WordPress using WP Add […]

How to edit your theme’s functions.php file

Many wordpress hacks depend on wordpress hooks and filters. If you want to add those hacks to your theme, probably the best way is using your theme’s functions.php file. In order to add codes to your theme’s function.php file you can follow one of the ways explained below. 1. Using WordPress Theme Files Editor If […]

WordPress: Adding column shortcodes to your theme

Adding Column Layout Shortcodes to Your WordPress Theme

Make YouTube video embeds look more professional

YouTube is surely one of the best ways to add videos to your site. However, if you want your videos to appear more professional on a promotional or advertorial page, you may want to hide certain elements of the YouTube player. Here comes the hidden gems of embedding string to help us. Default YouTube Embed […]

HOWTO: Display content based on current language using qtranslate

QTranslate is a flexible and simple blog translation plugin. Using QTranslate you can easily convert your blog to a multilingual site. However to use it fully functional, you need a few modifications in your theme. Here I will show you how to fix your links and content based on current language on Qtranslate.

Displaying random posts using shortcode

Random posts can be a great opportunity to generate hits for older content. Especially for gaming and portfolio sites this snippet will be great use. Here is how to set it up for your theme.

Video tutorial : How to create a custom dropdown menu on your site

Get dropdown menu widget here. Any thoughts? Share in the comments below..

WordPress theme developers cheatsheet

Testking created an amazing infographic for wp theme developers. You will find anything you need while designing a theme on this graphic. Must have.

HOWTO: Add script to your theme using wp_enqueue_script

TO add a javascript file to your theme its easy to use header.php in your theme folder. However if there are plugins using same script libraries (like jquery, scriptaculous ) it may cause errors. Here i will show you how to add javascripts to your theme in a safe way using wp_enqueue_script.

Introducing dropdown menu effects

With the 1.6 update finally added jQuery effects to the dropdown menu widget. This version also brought many other features like, auto-recognizing dropdown.css in theme folder, specifiying an external theme URL, options for removing link titles and removing links from top-level categories.