To finish off these 12 Days Of Coding, as well as 2019, we are offering one of the biggest discounts in our 10 years in business! For the next 48 hours you can save 50% (yes, that’s 50%) off all CobaltApps.com purchases, renewals, and upgrades!! Just use the coupon code COBALTAPPS50 at checkout.Read more “12 Days Of Coding End Of The Year Sale!”
To continue our 12 Days Of Coding posts I want to get a little more specific about some of our powerful WordPress Development Tools. In this particular case I want to showcase our Themer Pro Plugin and share some of the many powerful features it offers both WordPress power users and full blown freelancers alike. And this is not an exhaustive list, but just some of my favorite goodies found in Themer Pro.Read more “12 Reasons Why Themer Pro Makes Child Theme Development Awesome!”
In this 12 Days Of Coding tutorial I show you how to use your browser’s Inspector tool, as well as our Themer Pro Front-End DEV Tools feature, to tweak the design of your WordPress pages and posts. With this combination you’ll find that most any custom design needs, beyond what your active theme provides, will be thoroughly covered.Read more “12 Days Of Coding: How To Manipulate The Styles Of Your WordPress Website Using Themer Pro And Your Browser Inspector”
In this 12 Days Of Coding tutorial I use Instant IDE to create a fresh installation of the WordPress Platform and then explore the various files and folders found in that WP install to show you how it is organized for ideal compartmentalization and functionality. I don’t get into a lot of the coding aspects of WordPress here, but instead take a birds-eye view to show how WordPress is purposefully structured.Read more “12 Days Of Coding: Using Instant IDE To Create And Explore The Files And Folders Of The WordPress Platform”
In this 12 Days Of Coding tutorial I use the GeneratePress Theme and our Themer Pro Plugin to go into greater depth with the WP Block Editor and how to customize the look of the various blocks with some custom CSS. I show you how to make your styles site-wide, page specific, and even block specific. So checkout the screencast below to help gain a better understanding of both custom CSS in WordPress and how to customize the design of your particular WP Block pages.Read more “12 Days Of Coding: How To Customize WP Blocks Using Themer Pro And Custom CSS”
In this 12 Days Of Coding post I will show you the ins and outs of WordPress Action Hooks and how you can use them to easily add custom content to your website’s pages. For this tutorial I used our Freelancer Framework and our Extender Pro Plugin. With this combination I was able to use both custom coding and a super useful Extender Pro feature called Custom Hook Boxes to add and remove custom content on the front-end of my website.Read more “12 Days Of Coding: Add Custom Content To Your WordPress Pages Using Action Hooks And Extender Pro”
In this 12 Days Of Coding post I will be showing you how to quickly and easily change the number of Footer Widgets that are made available through the Genesis Sample Theme (or most current Genesis Child Themes) and then adjust the CSS code appropriately to accommodate these changes. I will be using the Themer Pro Plugin to accomplish these tasks.Read more “12 Days Of Coding: How To Edit The Number Of Genesis Sample Footer Widgets And Style Them With CSS”
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.Read more “12 Days Of Coding: Customizing Block Editor Styles Using Custom Classes, CSS, And Themer Pro”
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…Read more “The Twelve Days Of Coding”
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And for all who are celebrating, have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving!