Weaver Theme Demo List – why I like this WordPress theme

 

Weaver Theme Demo List - why I like this WordPress theme 1The website you are looking at right now is using the WeaverII-Pro Theme. In order to show the contrasts and similarities between Suffusion and Weaver I made this site a facsimile of my website which is currently using Suffision (at least on April 22, 2012) while I am giving a presentation at the East Bay WordPress MeetUp. Click this link if you want to switch to the Suffusion version of this post. The other site will open in a new window so you can compare. You’ll see that the initial look is very similar. I didn’t strive to make the two sites identical, I just wanted them to have a similar look and feel.

Bruce Wampler, the author of Weaver, has spent 100s of hours documenting the theme. So instead of trying to replicate his work I will give you a guided tour of the Weaver Theme and show you what it can do. Well look as some of Bruce’s guides and demos, and what the admin interface looks like; and then we’ll look at some of the sites I’ve built using Weaver.

Feel free to come back and take your time using these links for a self-guided tour.

$29.95 – Personal Version
$49.95 – Professional
  1. Weaver Premium Content | Home of Weaver II Pro and Weaver Plus
  2. Weaver II Pro | Weaver Premium Content Over a dozen new major features

Pro Demos

Examples of the variety of Weaver sites that I’ve built

  1. Venture Valkyrie | What Would Lisa Suennen Say?  (port from wordpress.com Twenty-Twelve theme)
  2. Jim’s Thoughts and Adventures | Powered by Rhythm
  3. Sonja and Pieter’s Wedding | June 4, 2011  (good demo of responsive)
  4. www.hartsook.com  (this website 😉 )
  5. walkswithbliss.com
  6. Estuary Press (four separate WordPress sites, all using Weaver, with extensive use of Page-with-Posts feature for store items)
  7. Golden Gate Chapter of the American Society of Home Inspectors. Background image with translucent content areas. Uses Connections plugin for directory and All In One Calendar plugin for events. Uses Portfolio Slideshow plugin shortcode in Header widget area for rotating images in header.
  8. Illuminating Engineering Society Client wanted vertical menu in sidebar instead of horizontal navigation.
  9. Leslie Vallas MFT Simple site for a family therapist. Copied previous non-WordPress site design into Weaver.

Demonstration of the Admin UI


Pieter Hartsook

email: hartsook@gmail.com
website:
hartsook.com
schedule meetings with me: tungle.me/hartsook
land line & mobile: 510-842-7438


My profiles: Google Plus LinkedIn Tungle.me Twitter WordPress Facebook
Contact me: AIM hartsook Skype hartsook Google Talk hartsook

(This post was viewed 217 times) in the last month.)

Pieter Hartsook

WordPress website coaching, design, implementation, support, and training. Background in Marketing Research and Communications. See my profile at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hartsook/

Reader Interactions

Comments

  1. Hi there,

    I’ve used Weaver II a bit in the past, but haven’t for some months now. At one time I managed to setup a slideshow in the header as you have done in The Werk­Stadt | Porsche Restora­tion … but then didn’t end up using it and now cannot recall how I did it.

    When searching for reminders etc, I came across your site.

    Can you shed some light?

    Many thanks, Sandra

  2. Sandra,

    Although Weaver has a header slider menu capability built in, I chose to use the Dynamic Headers widget to make this slideshow. The widget lets you replace the standard header on any page with a slideshow. Unfortunately the plugin hasn’t updated in a couple years, but the latest version 2.5.3 is working with the latest version of Weaver II Pro (2.0.1) and WP 3.6.1, so you might give it a try.

    You could also use the Weaver Horizontal Header Widget area and insert a slideshow shortcode from any of the free of commercial slider plugins like Meteor slides or Wow Slider. I’ve done this to make half of the header a slideshow on http://latipnet.com.

    Pieter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Limit search for phrases by using " " around the phrase

Signup for Monthly Email Notification

Get notified of new posts from WordPress Website Coach. We only send these out once on the 1st of each month.

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Recent Code Snippets

A bit of PHP to preserve html formatting in standard WordPress excerpts 2

A bit of PHP to preserve html formatting in standard WordPress excerpts

Posted in , , ,

If you don’t use the Excerpt field in your posts and rely on WordPress to grab the first few dozen words of your post content what you usually find is the excerpt when displayed on the front end (usually in some sort of archive or post grid display) will have most of the html tags removed leaving you with a single block of plain text.

If I go to the bother of formatting my post content to make it more interesting and easier to read and understand I’d like that formatting to be preserved even in that post’s excerpt.

(This post was viewed 25 times) in the last month.)

Read More
How to add custom post types to your default RSS feed 3

How to add custom post types to your default RSS feed

Posted in , , ,

RSS readers are somewhat old school in 2020, but the RSS feed that is part of WordPress is used by email services like Mailchimp and Mailerlite to create automated email updates when you add a new post to your website.

If you have custom post types though, they are not included in the default URL:

https://yoursite.com/feed

(This post was viewed 92 times) in the last month.)

Read More
Storing javascript in a metabox.io Custom Field textarea 4

Storing javascript in a metabox.io Custom Field textarea

Posted in , ,

For some client projects I needed to embed javascript code in a page (Post). I used a custom field textarea to insert the code when creating the Post. The problem was the default for text fields was to run them through a sanitizer.php to strip out any type of code that might be malicious. This is a good thing. But in this case it defeats the purpose.

So how to disable the sanitizing for just this field without breaking the default?

 

(This post was viewed 78 times) in the last month.)

Read More
Create a Scrolling Column with trivial CSS 5

Create a Scrolling Column with trivial CSS

Posted in ,

The client wanted to display a list of past events in a scrollable column. This was easy to implement using simple css. The page layout was done with Beaver Builder, but the solution should work for any html container.

(This post was viewed 59 times) in the last month.)

Read More
Changing a Submenu to a Mega-menu with Beaver Builder 6

Changing a Submenu to a Mega-menu with Beaver Builder

Posted in , , ,

Sometimes you want to present a navigation menu as a horizontal “mega-menu” instead of a hierarchal dropdown menu. This is really simple if you are using Beaver Builder. The mega-menu feature is built in, but is unfortunately hidden. You have to know the secret to turn it on.

(This post was viewed 75 times) in the last month.)

Read More
Formatting a custom number field to add commas 7

Formatting a custom number field to add commas

Posted in , , , ,

I needed to format a number field (999,999,999), coming from a custom field number-format (no other characters permitted in the number entry field). No “$” no commas or decimal points, etc. to output as a normal currency format.

Formatting a custom number field to add commas 8

When displaying the number I could add a “$” in front of the number, but couldn’t find a way to format the number since you can’t do that with CSS.

(This post was viewed 175 times) in the last month.)

Read More

Popular Posts


Categories