It’s entirely possible for you to build your own WordPress website building business if you come from a graphic design background. Don’t be put off by anything you might read. You can do it and here's how.
This post gives a high level technical overview of how we built Storefront Pro skins. With Storefront Pro skins you can now create, save and reuse designs.
Make your WooCommerce Storefront website more visually exciting with this little trick Here is a nice little effect that you can use on your WooCommerce Storefront Pro website. We call it 'hide header until scroll'.
Full screen websites with Pootle Pagebuilder In the next release of Pootle Pagebuilder (coming soon) we are introducing a new setting that will let you create a full screen row, so whatever the size of the screen the row will cover the full height. This can create some stunning effects :) Here'
Here's a look at the new Business Pack that comes as FREE with Pootle Pagebuilder Pro. The business Pack includes a number of new drag and drop modules. Modules included, number counter, accordian, tabs, testimonials and maps.
I saw a really lovely website last week where each page had a unique color scheme - here's how to achieve the same thing in 3 each steps with Storefront Pro.
How to create a lovely full screen slider effect for your WooCommerce Storefront home page.
Pagebuilder Pro comes with a number of pre-built templates and here's live demo's of the templates that are currently bundled.
Here's a nice and simple video tutorial that shows you how to create an unsplash.com style photo gallery using Pootle Pagebuilder Pro.
How to create a photo carousel Here's a video tutorial that shows you how to create a great looking photo carousel for your website using Pootle Pagebuilder Pro.
Here's a short video tutorial on how to create a card layout using Pootle Pagebuilder.
How to make your textPOP Here's a nice and easy way to make text pop on your pages - using Pootle Pagebuilder
Here's 50 WooCommerce websites that have built using our Storefront Pro plugin. Storefront Pro let's you customize every aspect of the Storefront Theme.
Here's a sneak peek at a new plugin we've built called Storefront Pro Skins. Pro Skins let's create create, save and reuse designs you create using Storefront Pro. Pro Skins will be released in the next few weeks. Here's the video walkthrough
Building a one page website is easy with Pootle Pagebuilder Pro. Here's a short tutorial that shows you how to do it.
We've got some very exciting products coming out in the next few months, here's the current plan of what coming in the first quarter.
Here's a short video tutorial that shows you how to add subtle animations into your WordPress pages and posts
WooCommerce Builder for Pootle Pagebuilder ProThe 'Drag and Drop' page builder for WooCommerce UPDATE! WOOCOMMERCE BUILDER IS NOW AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Here's a sneak peek video of our upcoming WooCommerce builder for Pootle Pagebuilder Pro. The aim of WooCommerce Builder is to make it
We are moving to Freemius licencing for Storefront Pro (version 3.5 users and earlier) If you use our Storefront Pro plugin (version 3.5 or earlier) we are moving from WooCommerce to Freemius to handle software licencing. If you purchased Storefront Pro version 4.0 then you are already using Freemiu
Here's a nice easy way to set up your WordPress home page. This short video tutorial shows you how to add a banner across the top, icons and features, and blog posts.
Here's a nice simple video tutorial that shows you how to add a hero banner to the top of your WordPress page.
Here's a nice simple video tutorial on how to remove the category count (the number in brackets) when using categories in WooCommerce.
Here's a look at our new promotional video for Storefront Pro, the plugin that let's you customize every element of the WooCommerce Storefront theme.
WooCommerce is a great platform for selling online and our aim is to make it easier to create any layout you want. With Pootle Pagebuilder Pro 3.5 we've introduced some new features that will give you complete control over how you layout your product pages.
Here's a nice simple tutorial that shows you how to create a splash page for your website in just one minute.
If you use WooCommerce and have a blog then it's a great idea to sometimes cross promote your products. This is especially useful if you blog or write posts that are related to your offering as your product is seen in context of your content. Here's a short video tutorial that shows you how to do it
Pootle Slider provides you full control over each slider create columns, add buttons, background images, backgrounds videos and lot more! Poole slider allows full control over slides, powered by Pootle Pagebuilder it converts page builder rows to slides, offering advanced control over each slide!
Storefront Pro is now used by over 3000 online shops around the world - here's 10 very short videos that show you the highlights that come with version 3.5.
5 pro design ideas for your WordPress pages Pootle Pagebuilder was recently ranked in the top 3 page builders by WordPress guru Pippin Williamson. And version 3.5 of Pootle Pagebuilder is our biggest update yet. Here's 5 simple tips that will help you create amazing loo
Pixel perfect control comes to Pootle Pagebuilder One of my aims with Pootle Pagebuilder is to give you the same level of design capability that you already have with desktop publishing. The video below shows you two more improvements we are making; the ability to drag content anywhere wi
Say hello to drag and drop 'easy build' modules for WordPress Here's a few videos showing you the new 'easy build' modules now available in Pootle Pagebuilder. 'Easy build' Modules can be dropped anywhere into a page or a post and make it even easier to create great looking pages an
I've just confirmed a date for my digital WordPress masterclasses that I run in partnership with the guardian. The July course sold out very quickly (which is a good thing) and the new date is Tuesday 27th September. Information on the course can be found here 'how to create a WordPress webs
Pootle Pagebuilder showcase websites When we develop a new product here in the Pootle Shed, we have a vision of how it's going to help people achieve the type of website they want. Knowing that we're helping our customers to reach their own vision is what drives us. And so it's really lov
Here's a sneak peak video of our upcoming Pootle Pagebuilder iPad app. We think it's pretty cool and we hope you're going to love it. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave them in the comments below.
How to create a WordPress to Mailchimp landing page I often get asked when running my WordPress training courses 'how do you create a WordPress to Mailchimp landing page'. So here's a short tutorial that shows you a nice simple way to do it. To achieve this I'm using the following three plugins M
Storefront Pro let's you easily customize the WooThemes Storefront theme. Customize everything…website colors, fonts, the header, the menu, the footer, your blog, your shop and more. We asked our customers to share their Storefront Pro sites in action and here are some nice examples. Greg Coll
Today we released Storefront Pro 3. This builds some extra cool features on top of those already released in previous version of Storefront Pro and is designed to work beautifully with WooThemes Storefront 2. If you would like to see detailed video walkthroughs of what's possible with Storefront Pr
Here's 101 ways to customize the Woothemes Storefront theme. Storefront is the official theme for WooCommerce, so it's a great theme to use if you want to build an online shop with WordPress. It's now been downloaded over 650,000 times - so it's very popular, and for good reason.
Meta slider is a very popular free Slider plugin for WordPress, and here's a simple tweak that will enable you to have full width sliders when used with our free Pootle Page Builder plugin. Step 1 - Add the following css to your custom css Add the following CSS to your child theme. If you are
Here's a simple tutorial on how to link from a photo to open a PDF. I get this question asked quite quite a bit, so I thought a little video tutorial was in order. I hope you find it useful.
I recently gave a talk to the British association for counselling and psychotherapy as part of their Continuing Professional Development day.
Last week we released our 18tags Pro, our new premium WordPress theme. When designing 18tags Pro our main design consideration was to make it as flexible and easy to customize as possible, but also very fast and lean.
A little news from Pootle HQ....we're really pleased to be now working with the Guardian as part of their digital masterclass series. We ran our first WordPress Masterclass course in February and the next one will be run on the 10th May.
A Monster tale.... Pootlepress is now 5 years old. Our purpose in life is to make running successful websites easier for our customers. We've been wanting to personalise the Pootlepress brand so that it tells our customers stories more effectively across social and digital media.
Here's a sneak peek video of the upcoming pro version of our WordPress theme 18tags. 18tags pro features our upcoming Pootle live editor (working title). The Pootle live editor is a lean, front end, drag and drop editor that makes it easy to create beautiful looking WordPress pages in minutes.