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How to Add Custom Navigation Menus in WooThemes Canvas

How to add custom navigation menus in WooThemes Canvas, via Child Theme*. In this case, I wanted to add a menu in the footer and this tutorial is perfect. CSS for centering the footer menu (for Canvas v5.3.0 Child Theme): [css] /* Footer Menu styling. Source: */ .custom-menu-location { margin-bottom: 20px; } /* Adding some…

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FIX for NextGEN Gallery thumbnails not displaying properly in IE8

Problem: On IE8, NextGEN Gallery thumbnails are either missing completely or the thumbnails are all squeezed together. WordPress theme: Twenty Eleven child theme. Solution*: I added the following code to my child theme’s CSS: [css].ngg-gallery-thumbnail { height: 110px; width: 163px; }[/css] These pixel amounts are specifically for my needs. Make sure the height and width…

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Create Child Theme for Twenty Eleven – Resources

Creating a Simple Child Theme Using Twenty Eleven Move menu bar above header in Twenty Eleven WordPress Twenty Eleven CSS Style Sheet Modification. Change Site Title, Description, Post Title, Comments, Menus, Sidebar and More

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How to Add Widgets to WooThemes Whitelight Home Page

NOTE: Since this post is from May 2012, the instructions may be out-of-date with current versions of WooThemes Whitelight and/or WordPress. Objective: Add 4 Widgetized areas, all in one row, just below the image slider on WooThemes Whitelight home page. Basic Method: Reference WooThemes “How to add a widgetized area to your theme” tutorial, as…

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How to: Custom WordPress Widget CSS Styling in Pagelines Framework 2.0

Goal: Custom Widget colors, text and rounded corners: Title: dark-blue background; bold, white font. Body: medium-blue background; rounded top-left/right corners. NOTE: these are only initial customizations. More is required. Solution: Add the following CSS to Child Theme stylesheet. [css] /* Widget Title: BG Color + Font */ h3.widget-title { background-color: #0B5487; /* Dark blue */…

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How to: Create Custom Sidebar in Pagelines Framework 2.0

Goal: Add a custom Sidebar to Home page’s “Content” (not Template) area so any Widget can be added. WordPress framework: PageLines Framework 2.0.1 Solution: Copy one of the Sidebar sections and customize it to fit in the Content area of the Home page template. We’ll copy “Full Width Sidebar” and turn it into a new…

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