De-minify that block of minified CSS to make it readable

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016 in Blog, CSS, Themes | No Comments

De-minify that eye destroying block of minified CSS in your themes style.css to make it readable. have you ever come across this when for example trying to build a child theme in WordPress. The master theme has a minified CSS file. All of the blank space and returns have been removed to make it a […]

Add the stock status to Woocommerce Shop and Category pages

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Blog, PHP, Themes, Woocommerce | 5 Comments

Woocommerce displays the Stock Status, for example ‘Out of stock’ or ‘6 in stock’ on the single product page. I needed to display the message on the Shop and Category pages. Also my client actually only wanted to display the status when a product was ‘Out of stock’ Thanks to Bryce from Woocommerce for help […]

Returning Arrays in PHP, a simple example

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Blog, PHP, Themes, Wordpress | No Comments

This one is just a little post for myself really. It may be handy for someone else. WordPress will often store data in Array in PHP. When you go to return something back by name you just get the result ‘Array’ Not very helpful. First to create the array To return all of the items […]

Add a wrapper div to Woocommerce Single Product page without editing plugin files

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Blog, E-Commerce, Themes, Woocommerce, Wordpress | No Comments

The problem I was re-arranging the items on my themes Woocommerce Single Product page. See the info panel at the end of this post for more on that. I realized that the various sections with description, price, add to cart button etc would flow independently when the browser was resized. This may be desirable in […]

WordPress From 10,000 ft.

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Blog, Themes, Wordpress | No Comments

How does it work? It is surprising how long many people have worked with WordPress without really having a basic understanding of how it actually works under the hood.┬áThe goal of this post is to provide a broad overview of how WordPress works with different technologies from a non-techie perspective. This is not about what […]

Storefront Original theme, change the height of Carousel images in the homepage

The question My products are books, so I need rectangular images. I found ways to do that for product pages and Gridview, but not the Carousel, they are square. How can I change the height of the images in the Carousel? Answer The Carousel images are in fact set to be 120 x 120 pixels. […]

WP e-Commerce: add a product category grid to your themes homepage.

The question Is there any way on the front page; under the sliding rotator to display the products (I only have 6) in a grid 3×2? This was in relation to using the Storefront themes Boutique theme, but this example will work on most themes although the exact location you insert the PHP will vary. […]

WP e-Commerce, make $0.00 items show “Please request a quote” message

The question Is there an option to hide the prices (as it doesn’t really apply) on some products? or is there a way to use this solution: in the Elegance theme? Can it link to a contact/enquiry form. Answer Well hiding a price on a per product basis is possible with CSS but the […]

Add a Pinterest button to the WP e-Commerce Facebook & Twitter buttons, no plugins.

I was asked “Is there a way to have a Pinterest button in the same location as the built in Facebook and Twitter buttons that come with WP e-Commerce. I can use a plugin but I want it to sit with the other buttons and match the existing ones” The question was in relation to […]

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 […]