Storefront Echo theme, ‘Latest Products’ text above homepage carousel will not change.

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Blog, Echo, Storefront Themes, Themes | No Comments

The Problem When using Storefront Themes, Echo theme you can go to Storefront Options Panel/Text Above Carousel Tab and enter some text in the “Text Above Carousel” field. If you are using the Jigoshop e-commerce plugin everything is fine and you see your text on your homepage. If you are using WP e-Commerce or Woocommerce […]

Add a full screen background image to your WordPress site

The Question I have a background image which, when opened on a computer with larger resolution, doesn’t resize. The height is ok but not the width. Is it possible to have it scale to fit the width? Is there a way to make a background image resizeable? As in, fill the background of a web […]

Storefront Xyloto theme, how to add the currently playing track title to the music player.

Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Blog, Storefront Themes, WP e-Commerce, Xyloto | No Comments

I was asked, “Is there a way to have the active/playing track or file name visible in the sidebar?’ It turns out this is very easy. A simple PHP edit and a small about of css and you are done. A five minute job. First add track title to the PHP Luckily the player includes […]

Storefront Elegance Theme, add navigation to the slider

I was asked if it was possible to add some some Navigation to the Slider It is possible to add Arrows fro Previous ans Next and Bullets for navigating to slides directly. It would be possible to add thumbnail navigation I believe but that becomes quite complicated as you need to change a bunch of […]

Proportional thumbnails in Storefront Elegance theme

The Problem In the Storefront Themes, Elegance theme the thumbnails below the single product page image are always square. This is good in some ways because if you have uploaded images of varying shapes to your product gallery the layout will still be neat. If you have followed my mantra of uploading all of your […]

WP e-Commerce, how to process $0.00 sales and 100% coupons which PayPal will not accept

The Problem I had a question recently about why a coupon was not being processed at the PayPal end. It turns out that PayPal will not process a $0.00 sale. If you have an item for $10.00 and a discount coupon for $10.00 the coupon is processed on the WP e-Commerce checkout page showing a […]

Storefront Elegance theme, add out of stock notice to grid view

Update: This post was updated August 31 2012 to fix an error in the code. Error was echo e_(‘Out of stock’ Correction echo _e(‘Out of stock’ Question: Is there a way to keep the product in category view but with text ‘sold’ instead of the price? With WP e-Commerce you have two options for out […]

Paginated search results

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Blog, Mylo, Storefront Themes, WP e-Commerce | No Comments

The problem Search results only return as many as set in WordPress Settings/Reading “Blog pages show at most X posts” Solutions You could raise that number but in a e-Commerce situation that could be impractical if you also run a blog. The solution is to add pagination to the search results. Check out this link […]

Add a widget area to you WordPress theme.

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Blog, Gridport, Storefront Themes, Themes, Wordpress | No Comments

You need to modify the theme PHP for this. You will need to maintain these changes in any theme update, so keep a record. These instructions are for adding a widget area to the header of the Storefront themes Gridport Theme. The principals are the same for any theme and location though. This is pretty […]

Storefront Edge theme, change homepage Latest Products thumbnail size.

Posted by on Apr 15, 2012 in Blog, Edge, Storefront Themes | 3 Comments

Why are the thumbnails in the Homepage Latest Products grid badly cropped? Storefront themes Edge theme has two possible home page layouts. The Homepage #2 Template has a grid area below the slider titled “Latest Products”. This displays a grid of thumbnails showing, you guessed it, the most recently added products. Max 2 rows of […]