Nick Burne

Nick has been doing online marketing since 1997, starting out doing search engine & email marketing. Nick has been involved in hundreds of website projects, many on WordPress. He says he can't code, but normally manages to fix stuff using his HTML, CSS & PHP. His core focus is now Marketing & Product Development for PootlePress. You can follow him on Twitter @NickPootle

Get a Pinterest style ‘Masonry’ effect for WooThemes Canvas (with Infinite Scroll)

Get a Pinterest style 'Masonry' effect for WooThemes Canvas (with Infinite Scroll) 1

[box type=”tick”]You can buy Masonry Blog now for $19 from the PootlePress store[/box] When we started Canvas Extensions, one of the first ones we wanted to develop was a Masonry extension. It was one of the first ideas on our ideas board – and one of the most popular! It works with the Magazine Template …

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Video Tutorial – Blow your visitors away with an auto-playing looped full-width homepage video [for WooThemes Canvas]

Video Tutorial - Blow your visitors away with an auto-playing looped full-width homepage video [for WooThemes Canvas] 2

[box type=”info”]Please note: Featured Video for Slider for WooThemes Canvas is no longer for sale.[/box] Have you seen the latest trend for homepage videos that auto-play in a full width slider? If not, check out Zendesk and PayPal (which do at the time of writing). We think this is a seriously nice effect and we …

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How to create a contextual header effect in WooThemes Canvas

How to create a contextual header effect in WooThemes Canvas 3

[box type=”tick”]You can purchase the Replace Header Imager per Page Canvas Extension from the PootlePress Store for $10[/box] One of the limitations in Canvas is that you can only set one header background image for the whole site. This severely limits the design, look and feel of Canvas sites. We thought this was a shame – and so …

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100 WooCommerce Tips and Tricks

100 WooCommerce Tips and Tricks 4

Here’s 100 WooCommerce tips and tricks. Please note: we are still working on this post and have tested about 75% of the tips below. We will continue to improve this resource over the coming days and weeks WooCommerce is fast becoming the most popular e-commerce software on the web. We’ve started getting into it in …

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Make Mind-blowing Mobile Menus for WooThemes Canvas – new Canvas Extension

Make Mind-blowing Mobile Menus for WooThemes Canvas - new Canvas Extension 6

Purchase Mobile Menu Manager now from the PootlePress store and get the settings for these 5 beautifully simple menus included More and more of your traffic is coming from mobile devices. So why leave your mobile menu the way it comes with Canvas – plain and boring? The reason most people leave it this way, …

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Video – How to center a logo inside the navigation for WooThemes Canvas

Video - How to center a logo inside the navigation for WooThemes Canvas 8

[box style=”info”]Logo Inside Nav has now been included as a feature inside Menu Customizer! Therefore it is no longer for sale. Check out Menu Customizer for Canvas.[/box] There are lots of things we want to do with WooThemes Canvas (and WordPress), but sometimes just don’t have the time, skills or patience! Centering the logo inside …

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Video – How to create a majestic menu like Apple.com with WooThemes Canvas

Video - How to create a majestic menu like Apple.com with WooThemes Canvas 10

[box style=”info”]Papple is no longer for sale as a separate plugin. However you can use Menu Customizer to create a menu just like it. Check out Menu Customizer for Canvas.[/box] It is fair to say that at PootlePress we are fans of most things Apple related. So when we were dreaming up ideas for Canvas …

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Video tutorial – How to create a Squeeze Landing Page in WooThemes Canvas

Video tutorial - How to create a Squeeze Landing Page in WooThemes Canvas 11

Member-only tutorial: A ‘squeeze’ landing page focusses your users on taking the action you want them to take by removing unnecessary choices and distractions. In other words, remove many of the links! This tutorial shows you how to create a squeeze landing page in WooThemes Canvas.

How to center your logo & menus in WooThemes Canvas [video tutorial]

How to center your logo & menus in WooThemes Canvas [video tutorial] 12

[box style=”info”]Center logo and menus is now a feature inside Menu Customizer! Therefore it is no longer for sale as a separate plugin. Check out Menu Customizer for Canvas.[/box] One question we get asked a lot is “how can I easily center my logo and menus in Canvas?” Well, before now it would require a …

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Our 5 most read blog posts of 2013

Our 5 most read blog posts of 2013 18

We did some analysis of our blog content recently and thought it was both interesting and useful to share our most read blog posts of 2013. Here are the top 5: #1. 65 tips, tricks and CSS tweaks for Woothemes Canvas No surprises here. This blog post is hugely popular, with Canvas users coming back …

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