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VelocityPage video walkthrough: the new ‘drag and drop’ page layout WordPress plugin

Velocity Page video walkthrough

[twitter style=”horizontal” source=”pootlepress” ][hr] Do you have problems laying out your text and images in your WordPress pages? If so there is a new WordPress plugin called VelocityPage that you should take a look at. It’s early stages for VelocityPage – the version we demo below is 0.9.2 –  but early impressions are really encouraging. …

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Video tutorial: How to create a beautiful hero concept in WooThemes Canvas

Video tutorial: How to create a beautiful hero concept in WooThemes Canvas 5

[hr] Please share this tutorial: Tweet [hr] On one of our recent WordPress Xpress days we were challenged by a really creative design concept (specifically how to create a header, navigation and main image all to look like one stunning hero area). Luckily we know a thing or two about Canvas, so we were able …

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How to add Infinite Scroll to WooThemes Canvas in 2 simple steps

How to add Infinite Scroll to WooThemes Canvas in 2 simple steps 7

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” float=”left” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] [pinterest count=”horizontal” float=”left”][google_plusone size=”standard” float=”left” annotation=”none” language=”English (UK)”][divider_flat]With Infinite Scroll activated your page will automatically load new posts as your reader scrolls down. It’s particularly useful when you have lots of content.  Your content will become more sticky because your reader doesn’t have to click any …

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Buddypress Video: A quick look a some of cool features coming in 1.7

Buddypress Video: A quick look a some of cool features coming in 1.7 8

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” float=”left” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] [pinterest count=”horizontal” float=”left”][google_plusone size=”standard” float=”left” annotation=”none” language=”English (UK)”][divider_flat]The new version of Buddypress is due out soon and after playing with the Beta for half a day I can say with some confidence that it’s a huge improvement over previous versions. In the video below I …

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How to find out what WordPress Theme a website is using

How to find out what WordPress Theme a website is using 9

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” float=”left” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] [pinterest count=”horizontal” float=”left”][google_plusone size=”standard” float=”left” annotation=”none” language=”English (UK)”][divider_flat]I often get asked the question ‘what WordPress theme is that website using’ – so here’s a short video to show you how to find out.

Video tutorial: How to add a contact form to your WordPress website using Contact Form 7

Video tutorial: How to add a contact form to your WordPress website using Contact Form 7 10

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” float=”left” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] [pinterest count=”horizontal” float=”left”][google_plusone size=”standard” float=”left” annotation=”none” language=”English (UK)”][divider_flat] Contact Form 7 is the most popular free contact form plugin for WordPress – with over 9.5m downloads. Below is a short video tutorial that shows you how to use it on your own WordPress website.

Video tutorial: The best way to upgrade a WordPress theme framework

Video tutorial: The best way to upgrade a WordPress theme framework 12

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” float=”left” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] [pinterest count=”horizontal” float=”left”][google_plusone size=”standard” float=”left” annotation=”none” language=”English (UK)”][divider_flat]WordPress theme frameworks such as Canvas, Thesis, Genesis, and Pagelines are often updated. The following tutorial shows you the best way to keep your theme up to date.

WooDojo from Woothemes: An in-depth video walkthrough

WooDojo from Woothemes: An in-depth video walkthrough 13

WooDojo from Woothemes is a very powerful WordPress plugin that includes a number great features. Here is an in-depth video walk through of all the great things you can do with WooDojo.

Wooslider: A video tutorial

Wooslider: A video tutorial 14

Wooslider is a great new slider plugin from Woothemes. WooSlider is powered by FlexSlider, a fully responsive jQuery slider plugin. In the following video tutorials I walk you through ‘step by step’ how to create great looking slideshows with Wooslider.

Video: The easiest way to add a photo to a WordPress widget

Video: The easiest way to add a photo to a WordPress widget 16

How to add photos to WordPress widgets is a question I’ve been asked many times in our WordPress training courses, so I made a short a video to explain to best way to do it! [twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]  

30 simple (but useful) WooThemes Canvas CSS tweaks

30 simple (but useful) WooThemes Canvas CSS tweaks 17

You can do so many cool things with Canvas without having to dive into any code. However, there are times when you’ll want to tweak Canvas and with that in mind, I’ve put together the following list of 30 useful CSS tweaks.

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