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 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 […]

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 […]

Add an Accordion menu for mobile devices to the Storefront Echo theme

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in Echo, Storefront Themes, Themes | No Comments

My menus go off the screen, how can I have a multi-level menu on a small screen? Storefronts Echo theme is designed to be responsive as the current hip jargon goes. That is to say the layout changes to adapt to different devices and screen sizes. Designing for small screens, meaning mobile devices means juggling […]

Make it possible to target specific pages with CSS in Storefronts Gridport theme.

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Gridport, Storefront Themes, Themes, Wordpress | No Comments

Yet another request for little modifications and additions for the Storefront Themes Gridport theme. This is number six. This is becoming a blog about one theme! The question “I want to use that Custom CSS but I need it to only apply on specific pages. How do I do that ?” The answer is out […]

Add a sidebar to the Storefront Gridport Theme Search results page.

Well there seem to be lots of requests for little modifications and additions for the Storefront Themes Gridport theme. This is number four and I have one more to write.. The question “Can I have a sidebar on the search results page as it looks a bit empty full width?” The answer is yes. You […]

Show full post entries on Storefront “Gridport” theme Blog page

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

Another short post on a very specific topic. If you are a user of the Gridport theme by Storefront Themes read on. The question “Can I show the full blog entries on the blog page instead of the excerpt and thumbnail in a grid?” The answer is yes. You will need to do one simple […]

Storefront Elegance Theme, Checkout Page, billing and shipping not aligned

Why are my Shipping and Billing checkout areas not aligned? A short simple post today about a very specific problem. This is for users of the Storefront Themes Elegance Theme version 1.4.5 and later. See the images This is not a bug. The checkout page is designed to be a full width page. If you […]

Show the £ sign and other currency symbols in Storefront Themes that use cufon

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in Blog, Instant, Storefront Themes, Themes, WP e-Commerce | No Comments

This is quite specifically for Storefront Themes several of which use cufon fonts. In particular this post steps you through making the changes in the Instant theme, but it could be a useful guide to achieving the same thing with other Storefront themes. It may be of use to anyone with a theme using cufon. […]

Add category titles to your pages in Storefront’s Gridport Theme

Another short post on a very specific topic. If you are a user of the Gridport theme by Storefront Themes read on. The question The Gridport theme is designed to be very sleek and minimal. One of the design choices was not to show titles on the product category pages. I received this question on […]