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Woothemes Canvas is no longer being developed

Woothemes Canvas is no longer being developed 1

Woothemes Canvas is no longer being developed How we migrated to a new theme  We received confirmation this week that WooThemes Canvas is no longer being developed and that WooCommerce (formally WooThemes) are advising customers to start looking at moving their sites across to a new theme.  My assumption is that this spells the end …

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

How to create a blog design like WooThemes and Medium.com using WooThemes Canvas 3

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]

Menu Customizer for WooThemes Canvas gets even more mind-blowing [video walk-through] 4

[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]

WooCommerce Customizer for WooThemes Canvas [Sneak preview video] 5

[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

How to make a sticky footer in WooThemes Canvas in 10 minutes 6

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

Go mobile-first with Mobile Menu Customizer 2 for WooThemes Canvas - video tutorial 7

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]

How to build a website like Strava with WooThemes Canvas [Video] 8

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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50 Beautiful WooThemes Canvas websites [free ebook] now available

50 Beautiful WooThemes Canvas websites [free ebook] now available 9

PootlePress has brought together 50 beautiful Canvas websites. We’d like to thank our customers for submitting 95 websites to be considered for inclusion in this ebook. It was a really difficult task narrowing these down to just 50 as all the sites were of a very high standard. We hope you find inspiration for your …

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Submit your WooThemes Canvas website [to be included in our free ebook]

Submit your WooThemes Canvas website [to be included in our free ebook] 10

We’re publishing a free ebook called ‘The 50 most beautiful WooThemes Canvas websites’. We’d love you to submit your site, or a site you’ve built with Canvas. We want this to be a useful resource and inspiration for the community of Canvas users, so please don’t be shy. [box type=”alert”]Submissions are now closed as the ebook has been …

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7 new features: Canvas Page Customizer 1.3 released

7 new features: Canvas Page Customizer 1.3 released 11

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]

7 reasons why Canvas Page Builder 2 is going to make you happy [sneaky peek] 12

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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Replace the Add to cart button on the WooCommerce shop page

Replace the Add to cart button on the WooCommerce shop page 13

This was SOOO frustrating! I couldn’t find the documentation for this anywhere. I finally figured it out and so I wanted to share it with you. This is if you want to replace the Add to cart button on the WooCommerce product archive page (shop page) with a normal button that links to the single …

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

5 lovely menus made in one afternoon with Menu Customizer (& 5 cups of tea) 14

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]

New Canvas Extension - Menu Customizer [Preview Video] 15

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

How to get cool social icons in your Top Nav [WooThemes Canvas - video] 16

[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

How to create long scrolling pages with full width rows with Page Customizer & Page Builder for WooThemes Canvas 17

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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5 ways Page Builders are going to radically shake up WordPress!

5 ways Page Builders are going  to radically shake up WordPress!  18

Jeff over at WPTavern has just published this post “WordPress Visual Page and Website Builders Make It Easy To Create Ugly Sites“. It’s a really interesting point Jeff makes. The same argument was made when desktop publishing arrived in full force in the 1980’s. Back then typesetters argued that the flexibility and power of desktop …

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

How to get a horizontal sub-menu in WooThemes Canvas [video tutorial] 19

[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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