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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Translating Storefront Themes

Posted by on Apr 14, 2012 in Blog, Echo, Gridport, Translation, Wordpress, WP e-Commerce | One Comment

How to translate a Storefront theme Hi this is the very beginning of an article on translating Storefront Themes e-Commerce themes. I will be adding more detail and screenshots to help soon. I will also start a collection of translated files for download. Volunteer Help out the Storefront community. If you have the skills in […]

Creating a cufon font

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Blog, Cufon, Storefront Themes, Wordpress | No Comments

What the heck is Cufón? Cufón consists of two individual parts – a font generator, which converts fonts to a proprietary format and a rendering engine written in JavaScript that renders them on your Web site. Cufón allows web developers to use non standard web fonts on their sites without worrying if the end user […]

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 Storefronts Gridport Theme main Blog page

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Gridport, Storefront 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 “Can I have a sidebar on the main Blog page?” The answer is yes. You will need to do one extremely simple PHP edit. I don’t think […]

How to add your own Cufon font to Storefront Gridport and Mylo Themes

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012 in Blog, Cufon, Gridport, Mylo, Storefront Themes, Wordpress | No Comments

Here I am back on the subject of Storefront Themes Gridport theme. Not so much a modification request this time as an addition, or extension. Splitting hairs maybe, you do need to edit some code. Lots of Gridport posts, I think it is quite popular. The questions. “can I use another font for the site? […]