I needed to target a particular parent menu and add an additional class to the sub-menu ul element. As WordPress builds the menu, you won’t find it in any theme files. Also, I didn’t want to add this globally as the site I was working on was responsive and I shared the same class on … Continued
More and more, I see websites with large image backgrounds that completely fill the screen size. I really like these and here’s how to achieve it simply using CSS: That’s it! Obviously you need to change the Div name and background image/path to suit but you’re good to go.
So when shopping online, you may notice that when you purchase items or register an account, most of the time you will have an option to sign up to their mailing list. By default, these are normally set to subscribe by default. Magento for some reason, won’t have this set to subscribe users by default, … Continued
Here’s a little snippet which allows you to enter specific content based on store category. This is handy if you want to show something on a page which belongs to just a specific category only. Likewise you can show either content A if on category and if not, show content on all other categories:
Here’s a little snippet which I sometimes use in my footer during development. It basically checks how many db queries are made when the page loads and how long those queries took to retrieve and display. Very handy if you are performance-oriented and need to check performance of 3rd-party plugins. Once added, refresh the page … Continued
I always recommend removing the WordPress generator from the source of your head. WordPress by default will include the current version of WordPress in the header. While this can be useful for knowing what WP version you are running compared to the current version available from WordPress.org, it can also give hackers and bots an … Continued
Depending on the type of website you run, sometimes the default widgets are useless to your purpose so rather than have them load everytime you access the widgets page, you can simply add this to your functions.php file. Obviously you can remove any from this list to keep them.
Sometimes you need to change the default excerpt length in post or page summaries. WordPress defaults this to 55 and if your theme doesn’t allow you set this as a theme setting, add this to your functions.php file and set the value to your desired amount. In the example below, I’ve set this to 100 … Continued
So it’s important to ensure that both your clients and customers can contact you efficiently and email is one of the most common ways that they can do this. What gets frustrating is posting your email address on a webpage or a contact page, only to find that soon after, you are bombarded with spam … Continued