Canvas Extensions

How to create a blog design like WooThemes and Medium.com using WooThemes Canvas

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We want to join with our friends across the atlantic to celebrate Independence Day this weekend, so here is a new tutorial inspired by our ‘special relationship’ ;) Blog posts with full width thumbnail images with titles on top… It seems that this design concept is very popular at the moment, with many blogs adopting …

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Menu Customizer for WooThemes Canvas gets even more mind-blowing [video walk-through]

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[box type=”tick”]Menu Customizer 2 beta release is now in customer accounts. It will be rolled out to customer sites for plugin update notifications in stages over the next few weeks. For more questions, please see our note on the support forum.[/box]   Great products evolve. It all started with our Menu Pack for Canvas back in 2013. …

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WooCommerce Customizer for WooThemes Canvas [Sneak preview video]

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[box type=”tick”]Available now from the store[/box] One of the things we love about Canvas is that it is developed by WooThemes, who also develop WooCommerce, so you know their going to play nicely together. Having said this, there are a lot customizations we do with Canvas to make shops look unique for our customers. So …

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How to make a sticky footer in WooThemes Canvas in 10 minutes

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Footer Widget Manager was one of the first Canvas Extensions we released and it’s been really popular. So it’s nice to be able to give it an update and add a feature that many of you have asked us about – sticky footers! Like all our Canvas Extensions, we want them to blend in Canvas …

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Go mobile-first with Mobile Menu Customizer 2 for WooThemes Canvas – video tutorial

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In September 2014 mobile traffic to retail websites overtook desktop traffic for the first time ever, rising to 52 per cent of all traffic. Source. We released Mobile Menu Manager last year because we know a lot of you are focussed on your mobile responsive sites. We’ve listened to some of the features you wanted …

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How to build a website like Strava with WooThemes Canvas [Video]

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If you cycle then you probably know the website Strava. It’s a really clean and beautifully designed website. I thought it would be fun to show you how easy it is to create a site like Strava just using the Canvas theme from WooThemes and a few PootlePress Canvas Extensions. In the following videos I show …

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7 new features: Canvas Page Customizer 1.3 released

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This morning we have released a significant update to Page Customizer for WooThemes Canvas. As well as some tweaks and bug fixes we have also introduced the following new features: 1. Hide header in mobile view Sometimes in mobile view you want to get straight to the point. This enhancement takes out the header in …

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7 reasons why Canvas Page Builder 2 is going to make you happy [sneaky peek]

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It’s no secret that Canvas Page Builder is our most popular Canvas Extension. As well as supporting it every step since it’s launch in June this year, we have been working on a few enhancements based on our continued use of it for customers of our WordPress Xpress days and, more importantly, your feedback. We’re …

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5 lovely menus made in one afternoon with Menu Customizer (& 5 cups of tea)

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You may know that in England we drink a LOT of tea. These menus were all created in one afternoon with our newest plugin Menu Customizer for WooThemes Canvas. The main thing I needed (other than Menu Customizer) was a tea break between each one to keep me going. So here they are… 5 menus …

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New Canvas Extension – Menu Customizer [Preview Video]

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[box style=”tick”]Menu Customizer has just got a major update! Check out Menu Customizer 2 for Canvas.[/box] We’ve been hard at work over the summer, both taking holidays with the family (sometimes hard work!) and developing new functionality for Canvas. In the coming months we have major upgrades for Page Customizer and Mobile Menu Manager, but …

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10 Canvas Page Builder and Page Customizer tips and tricks (now 13)

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We’ve been blown away by the incredible sites you have been building with Canvas Page Builder and Page Customizer. What’s been really exciting to see is the level of creativity that the combination of Canvas and these two plugins has unleashed. We’ve been getting some common questions over the past couple of weeks, so I …

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How to get cool social icons in your Top Nav [WooThemes Canvas – video]

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[box style=”info”]Top Nav Manager and Font Awesome Menus have now been included as features inside Menu Customizer! Therefore it is no longer for sale. Check out Menu Customizer for Canvas.[/box]   Lately we’ve been working really hard to make all our Canvas Extensions play nicely together. What’s been really cool, is thinking around what can …

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How to create long scrolling pages with full width rows with Page Customizer & Page Builder for WooThemes Canvas

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We have been hard at work developing our new extension Page Customizer which gives you the ability to have page level control in Canvas. Options include full width pages, background images, background colors, hiding elements and mobile options too. Not only this but you can also set these options site-wide and then turn them off …

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Video demo of a fully customisable WooCommerce landing page built with Canvas Page Builder

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I received an email this morning asking if it was possible to create a customisable WooCommerce landing page with our new Canvas Page Builder plugin and our upcoming Page Customizer plugin. The answer is yes – and here’s a little video (no sound) that shows you how easy this is :) If you have any …

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How to get a horizontal sub-menu in WooThemes Canvas [video tutorial]

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[box type=”info”]Please note: this plugin is no longer for sale.[/box] Our new Canvas Extension, horizontal sub-menu allows you to change the default vertical drop-down menu to a much cleaner horizontal sub-menu. This is something that, until now, would have taken a considerable amount of time and CSS skill to achieve. It’s now 5 minutes work! …

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Sneak preview – Canvas Page Customizer [video]

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We’ve received lots of feedback that you would like greater control over your Canvas pages. So very soon we’ll be releasing the Page Customizer extension for WooThemes Canvas. Below are a couple of videos that walk you through some of the major features. Note: we’re also adding some cool mobile features that have been developed …

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When Dave the Incredibly Talented Designer met Canvas Page Builder

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You may have already heard that we’re crazy excited about our new Canvas Page Builder extension. We think it’s truly ace. Spectacular. And dare we say it, awesome. Amongst our excitement, we managed to get a hold of ourselves long enough to think that maybe we’d better get someone else to road test it a …

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Sticky Header is dead… long live Sticky Header (2)!

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Sticky Header is one of the most popular Canvas Extensions but it was also one of the first we developed. We’ve learn’t and lot since then, so when we realised that Sticky Header was causing more support requests than all the other Canvas Extensions put together, we decided to kill it and completely re-developed it …

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Full width rows with customizable backgrounds for Canvas Page Builder [sneak preview]

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Rows. It’s all about the rows. As soon as we launched Canvas Page Builder, many of you told us that you’d love to be able to add background colours and background images to rows and have them go full width so you can create stunning long scolling full width sites with sections. We agreed (& …

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