Contact Us Today! 1.877.976.3903|info@bluenovaconsulting.com

Design & Development

A CSS Sticky Footer that just works

We’ve all tried to use a CSS Sticky Footer one time or another, but they never seem to come out right, do they? Well, the days of a hard to understand CSS Sticky Footer are thankfully over. With just a few simple CSS classes with minimal extra HTML markup, I’ve fashioned a CSS Sticky Footer that even beginners can get a […]

By |July 30th, 2014|Design & Development|Comments Off on A CSS Sticky Footer that just works

22 Best WordPress Theme Frameworks

22 BEST WORDPRESS THEME FRAMEWORKS

Genesis

Genesis is the most widely recommended framework in this collection. Even if you’ve never seriously considered buying a framework before, you’ve probably heard of it. This is because it strikes perhaps the best balance between affordability and power. What many consider the industry standard of frameworks, unlimited updates, support and sites – all […]

By |March 29th, 2014|Design & Development|Comments Off on 22 Best WordPress Theme Frameworks

25 Best WooCommerce Snippets For WordPress part 2

25 Best WooCommerce Snippets For WordPress Part 2

1 – REPLACE WOOCOMMERCE DEFAULT PAYPAL LOGO

1
/*

2
 * Replace WooCommerce default PayPal icon

3
 */

4
function paypal_checkout_icon() {

5
 return ‘https://www.paypalobjects.com/webstatic/mktg/logo-center/logo_betalen_met_paypal_nl.jpg’; // write your own image URL here

6
}

7
add_filter( ‘woocommerce_paypal_icon’, ‘paypal_checkout_icon’ );

2 – REPLACE DEFAULT PRODUCT PLACEHOLDER IMAGE

1
/*

2
* goes in theme functions.php or a custom plugin. Replace the image filename/path with your own 🙂

3
*

4
**/

5
add_action( ‘init’, ‘custom_fix_thumbnail’ );

6
 

7
function custom_fix_thumbnail() {

8
  add_filter(‘woocommerce_placeholder_img_src’,’custom_woocommerce_placeholder_img_src’);

9
   

10
    function custom_woocommerce_placeholder_img_src( $src ) {

11
    $upload_dir = wp_upload_dir();

12
    $uploads = untrailingslashit( $upload_dir );

13
    $src = $uploads . ‘/2012/07/thumb1.jpg’;

14
     

15
    return $src;

16
    }

17
}

3 – […]

By |March 26th, 2014|Design & Development|Comments Off on 25 Best WooCommerce Snippets For WordPress part 2

25 Best WooCommerce Snippets For WordPress part 1

25 Best WooCommerce Snippets For WordPress
Times flies… It’s been 6 months since I started to work for WooThemes as a WooCommerce full time support technician. During these 6 months I learnt a lot on WooCommerce and I coded a lot (read a lot!) of WooCommerce related snippets. Actually, WooCommerce is really powerful tool and easily expandable. […]

By |March 26th, 2014|Design & Development|Comments Off on 25 Best WooCommerce Snippets For WordPress part 1

Show the Number of Views of a WordPress Post on the Front End

There are all sorts of web statistics plugins and services that will tell you how many views a certain post received. And they certainly have their place. However, sometimes you may just want that information conveniently placed on the front of the post itself.

And so in this post we’re going to go over how you […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Design & Development|Comments Off on Show the Number of Views of a WordPress Post on the Front End

Migrating Multiple Blogs into WordPress Multisite

Managing multiple WordPress installations can be a drag. Remembering different sets of usernames and passwords, and having to install plugins and themes over and over again.

Setting up a fresh WordPress Multisite installation and creating new sub-sites isn’t all that hard, but what about migrating an existing collection of sites into a new or existing Multisite […]

By |January 30th, 2014|Design & Development|Comments Off on Migrating Multiple Blogs into WordPress Multisite

How to Use Webfont Icons as Bullet Points in HTML5 Lists

HTML unordered lists are boring. You can define a disc, circle or square but it’s not easy to change their size or color. You can use list-style-image to define an image but it won’t necessarily match the font size, positioning is difficult and it’s buggy in old versions of IE.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could use […]

By |November 23rd, 2013|Design & Development|Comments Off on How to Use Webfont Icons as Bullet Points in HTML5 Lists

Making a custom control for the Theme Customizer

Okay, a quick one today. Let’s make a custom control for the customizer.

Back in the first tutorial, I talked about the various controls available in the customizer. Specifically I mentioned image handling, color wheels, text boxes, radios, dropdowns, and checkboxes.

Let’s try a new one? How about a textarea? It’s not in the core code, but […]

By |September 17th, 2013|Design & Development|Comments Off on Making a custom control for the Theme Customizer

Theme Customizer Part Deux: Getting rid of Options pages

Do you even need an options page?
How many options does your theme have, anyway? Would it not make more sense to eschew those complex options pages in favor of just allowing the user to do it all “live”? With the Theme Customizer, this becomes entirely possible. As an added bonus, it also gives us a […]

By |September 17th, 2013|Design & Development|Comments Off on Theme Customizer Part Deux: Getting rid of Options pages

How to leverage the Theme Customizer in your own themes

So, WordPress 3.4 has this nifty new feature you can find on the main Theme selection page. It’s a link next to each theme labeled “Customize”. This is the new Theme Customizer, and it’s way cool.

In fact, you can’t see what it does with a simple picture, so here’s a video. It’s available in HD […]

By |September 17th, 2013|Design & Development|Comments Off on How to leverage the Theme Customizer in your own themes