Five months ago I created hosted-demo.net as a way to allow my customers backend access to WordPress themes before purchase. This tool gave customers a temporary 1 hour website to test all the features of the theme and confirm it will suit their needs before buying. To view an example of our live theme demo pages please go here: http://dtbaker2.theme-demo.net […]
StylePress is about to graduate from the dtbaker labs. StylePress is a free Full Site builder plugin for Elementor. Create wonderful full site layouts using Elementor, and easily apply them to every page, post or CPT on your WordPress blog. Follow us on Twitter for more details on the launch: https://twitter.com/WPStylePress
I started a Slack group for Elementor Developers after noticing quite an active Facebook Group. I’ll be publishing some plugins and development ideas there. Welcome to join below: Elementor Slack Invites:
Here is an example of generating multiple WP_Widget instances from an array. This is available from WP 4.6.0 when it became possible to pass an instance of WP_Widget into register_widget(); Here is the sample widget array config: And here are the generated widgets: Code over here: https://github.com/dtbaker/dynamic-wordpress-widgets
So the other day I discovered a plugin update broke one of my theme demo websites. The layout on this particular demo page was probably broken for a good week. How can I stop this happening again? Automatic Visual Regression Testing! This basically means “take screenshots of web pages and report any visual differences”. Cool hey! […]
Leafy is a really cool and natural theme with a range of “Leafy” headers available, from light green blurry leaves, gum leaves, autumn leaves even palm leaves. This theme would suit a range of businesses or blogs. This theme was created with ease of use in mind. Everything from the 5-minute setup Wizard through to […]
Ok so this was a mind bender. Installed WordFence in the main website. Works great. Went to use a completely different PHP script that was hosted on a different subdomain. Nope! WordFence firewall popped up blocking the action (I was submitting a form with some URLs in it) What the hell? How does a WordPress plugin on a […]
I didn’t know about this quick way to add a link to text. Just copy the link and paste it while highlighted. Saves clicking the add link button.
Following on from creating your own Elementor widgets it is possible to add extra fields to existing widgets. Again there are no hooks or filters for this, we’ll be interacting with the Elementor class directly. https://gist.github.com/dtbaker/aacac996beddc3bcfb1632c3b3d5347b Pretty easy.