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We hope these may be useful for you. If you have any feedback, problems, enhancements, or websites where you have used these -- please leave a comment on the post.
Code Snippets are solutions we have come up with to solve website development problems or ways to add enhanced features and functionality.
Some of the solutions are generic to WordPress (and Gutenberg blocks), but most are pertinent to developers working with Genesis themes and Beaver Builder plugins.
We are sharing these in the hope that what worked for us may help you in your development projects.
I came across an Elementor vs Beaver Builder comparison review that was published in August 2020. While I am pretty biased in favor of the Beaver Builder platform the reviewer seemed to favor Elementor. If you are trying to decide which page builder platform to use I’d encourage you take […]Read More
Ever want to provide your readers with email updates to your website? WordPress’ built in RSS feed functionality provides an easy way to provide the content to email newsletter services like Mailchimp or Mailerlite. But what if you want to create email updates that don’t include all your new posts, […]Read More
I made an animated gif screenshot recording to demonstrate a code snippet, but I wanted to resize the image and make it loop. I found a useful website that has easy tools to do that. I reduced the size by 50% and made it auto-loop 30x. Then optimized it to […]Read More
click the green switch at the top of the screenshots to compare the WordPress vs the Static HTML versions of the same website the static version is live at: http://halcyonlearning.com/Read More
The Start of a New Website Project Master Roofing Company is a family-owned and operated Oakland roofing contractor with nearly 40 years experience of servicing residential and commercial clients in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. They had a Yelp page, but they didn’t have their own website. The […]Read More
If you use Beaver Themer to layout single post pages and format the post content using the Gutenberg Block Editor you notice when embedding a video that the “Resize for smaller devices” switch is enabled by default on video blocks. The purpose of this setting is to maintain the original […]
Let’s say you want to style the dashboard, or hide an element that normally shows when editing a Post using display:none;. Even if you can discover the CSS selector using your browser’s inspector and test out your custom styling, you can’t just copy and paste that into the WordPress Customizer. […]
The Simple History plugin default history period is 60 days. The log includes not only user initiated changes to the website, but all the automated updates to plugins, etc. This can make the log file pretty large.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 “$” no commas or decimal points, etc. to output as a normal currency format. When displaying the number I could add a “$” in front of […]