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12 Days Of Coding: Customizing Block Editor Styles Using Custom Classes, CSS, And Themer Pro

As the first tutorial of our 12 Days Of Coding I’m working with a GeneratePress Child Theme (created by our Themer Pro Plugin), the WordPress Block Editor, and the Themer Pro Front-End DEV Tools. In this How-To video I show you simple ways to focus your Custom CSS on specific WP Block Editor Blocks by adding your own custom block classes. I then show you how to manipulate the styles of these blocks using the Themer Pro Front-End DEV Tools CSS Sandbox feature with real-time changes.

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The Twelve Days Of Coding

As we come upon this time of year where celebration precedes a new year and a fresh start, I think it’s fitting that we come together as WordPress power users, freelance developers, and Internet marketers, and take our coding game to a whole new level. Let’s start the new year off right by gaining a new found confidence in our ability to customize websites through our favorite code editor. Let us step out of our Page Builder comfort zones as we expand our ability to mold a template using CSS, HTML, Javasctipt, and PHP. As coined by the WordPress footer, “Code Is Poetry”. I agree. So let’s work on our Prose, shall we…

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Black Friday 2019

From now through Monday December 2nd we are offering 30% off all CobaltApps.com purchases for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Just be sure to use the coupon code BLACKCYBER30 at checkout.

And for all who are celebrating, have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving!

Saying Goodbye To The Cobalt Apps Community Forum For Good

I know, this makes what, like 3 Cobalt Apps forums that I’ve gone through in the past few years. It’s true. But in my defense I’ve not only run into forum software issues that have made it difficult to provide a reliable solution for online discussion, but more than that it’s been less and less useful with the continued growth of popular social media communities that seem to be the preferred place for this kind of interaction.

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Lifetime License Flash Sale Extended 24 Hours!

To allow more people to participate in our Cobalt Apps Lifetime License Weekend Flash Sale I’ve extended it by 24 hours. I’ve received numerous questions from Cobalt Apps members to help them determine the best lifetime solution for their needs, and extending the sale a bit will help me more fully address these informational requests. So if you have any questions just shoot us an email, and if you just need a little more time to make an informed decision, now you’ve got it!

Lifetime License Weekend Flash Sale!

This past year has ushered in quite a few notable updates, additions, and overall refinements to our Cobalt Apps WP DEV Tool lineup. From new Plugins, to new Dynamik Skins, to notable product updates, the Cobalt Apps Theme and Plugin lineup has only gotten better and stronger. And from time to time I like to sweeten the deal even more by offering a large discount (35% to be exact) for lifetime license purchases. These include both new product purchases and lifetime upgrades as well. This means that you can upgrade a product to either that product’s lifetime license or go all-in with All Access Lifetime, and receive a discount for the difference of that product, and then use this flash sale’s discount code to get an even better deal!

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How To Make Your WordPress Page Builder Pages Full Width When Using The Genesis Framework

Over the years there have been many ways to tackle this particular need, but with the recent addition of the Gutenberg Editor to the WordPress platform and the unique way that the Genesis Framework handles things like hiding unwanted elements and tweaking styles to expand certain pages to full width, I thought it would be nice to provide an updated solution.

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How To Create A SASS And Gulp Version Of The Genesis Sample Theme And Then Customize It The Easy Way

Yesterday I was reading through some of the posts in the Genesis WordPress Facebook group when I stumbled upon a thread where quite a few Genesis users were discussing the best way to create a SASS, and even Gulp ready, version of the Genesis Sample Theme. Some suggested solutions, but then clarified that these were outdated and therefore not really useful at this point in time. Also mentioned was the fact that even once you get a Sassified Sample stylesheet you are then confronted with the sometimes difficult feat of figuring out how to compile the SCSS code. It was like they were describing all that makes our Themer Pro Plugin awesome, but without realizing that it existed. I couldn’t help but chime in! 🙂

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Genesis DevKit And Themer Pro Updates Along With The All New Genesis DEV Pack Bundle

I’m super excited to finally release both the Genesis DevKit 1.1.0 and Themer Pro 1.2.0 updates! I’ve been working on these for the past month or so, awaiting the release of Genesis 3.1. So now that StudioPress has delighted us with this notable Genesis release we can also enjoy all the new goodies found in Genesis DevKit and Themer Pro.

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