Testimonials Carousel in WordPress using Testimonials by WooThemes, Display Posts Shortcode and Slick jQuery

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In this article I show how ‘testimonial’ CPT entries made available by Testimonials by WooThemes plugin can be output using Bill Erickson’s Display Posts Shortcode plugin and displayed as a responsive carousel using Slick jQuery script. The reason for not using Testimonials plugin’s built-in shortcode is because it did not seem possible with the generated… Continue Reading

How to display Posts in 5 columns when using Genesis Sandbox Featured Content Widget Plugin

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Jon asks, Using the Genesis Sandbox Featured Content Plugin, I’m trying to help create a 5-across product display In this article I show how we can register a custom ‘Below Header’ widget area, hook it to genesis_after_header to display it below the header on front page, drag a Genesis Sandbox Featured Content Widget Plugin’s widget… Continue Reading

How to move an image from bottom to top when scrolling down in Genesis

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In a recent project that I completed, keyot.com, the requirement was to move an image of a rocket as the user scrolled down the homepage. This is how I did it using Stellar.js. Step 1 Uploaded jquery.stellar.min.js to child theme’s js directory. Created a file named home-non-mobiles.js in the same location and initialized Stellar like… Continue Reading

Sample Widgetized Front Page with Full Width Sections in Genesis

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In this article I provide a working example of how Bill Erickson’s code can be used as a foundation for creating a typical front page in WordPress using Genesis. Our front page is going to be made up of these sections: Header (sitewide) – site title/logo at left and custom menu in ‘Header Right’ widget… Continue Reading

Replacing Genesis – Featured Posts widget output with custom code

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In a customization task that I am working on currently, the client wants the following changed/added w.r.t Genesis – Featured Posts widget: 1 Post is to be shown from either of two specific categories. Instead of a static (widget) title, category name should appear. Different font-family should be applied to the title depending on which… Continue Reading

How to add links to previous and next entries that slide open to reveal titles in Genesis

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In this article I share how get_adjacent_post() can be used to display links to previous and next entries on single Post pages and single entries of a particular ‘movies’ CPT in Genesis. Summary: a) The navigation links are going to remain fixed and always visible. b) jQuery is used to calculate the number of pixels… Continue Reading