In this article I'm going to make a bold confession, as I discuss my conversion to the Elementor WordPress page builder plugin and why I believe it will win and dominate all other page builders. Plus I'll share my strategy, the how I use Elementor and with what themes. The Confession It's really no secret that I have never been a fan of page builders. In fact, you can probably find several articles where I complain about their bulk and bloat. How they slow down WordPress sites and require way … [Read more...] about Why I started using the Elementor WordPress page builder plugin
This article will reveal some of the sites I've built using the pre-built Genesis Framework child themes from Appfinite. But most importantly, I'll reveal my secrets that make it easy to use these pre-built themes to build awesome sites. The Appfinite developers build awesome Genesis child themes! Before and after screenshots If you click on the images, you'll be able to see demos and full page screenshots for these themes. Before pictures on the left and After pictures on the … [Read more...] about How I Use Appfinite Genesis Child Themes for Building Awesome Websites
If you just did updates on your Genesis powered WooCommerce website and now seeing an error message on your "shop" page and potential other places, your solutions is below. You may see a blank page or a similar error on your shop page: Fatal Error: Call to undefined function ......wp-content/plugins/genesis-connect-woocommerce/lib/template-loader.php:268 Why this is happening WooCommerce rolled out an update, v3.3, and one of the major features was to increase theme compatibility. Which … [Read more...] about Fatal Error: Genesis Connect for WooCommerce – Solved!
StudioPress is bringing yet another fantastic product to the table, StudioPress Sites. "The ease of an all-in-one website builder with the flexible power of WordPress." The best way I can think to explain this is, WordPress ready hosting with the power of the Genesis Framework built in. When you sign up, you'll have WordPress already installed and the Genesis Child Themes from StudioPress already installed, that means you won't need to purchase Genesis or the Child Themes separately. My … [Read more...] about StudioPress Sites: The Next Step in DIY WordPress Site Builders?
If you're using the Minimum Pro child theme and you want additional widget areas to use on your homepage, follow this tutorial. I'm currently working on developing a new theme using the Minimum Pro theme as a starting point, MyHealthCare (under development). You'll notice I've added some new widget areas to the homepage. DEMO!! Let's Get Started! We will be editing three files in the Minimum Pro theme folder. functions.php front-page.php style.css Step One We need to … [Read more...] about Adding widget areas to Minimum Pro homepage (Genesis)