Whenever I hear the terms video and website responsiveness all in one sentence the little hairs at the back of my neck start raising. The reason for this is because videos tend to lose their aspect-ratios as the screen sizes change.Continue reading “Responsive Videos”
Contact forms is something that there is no shortage of in the world of WordPress. In the past I very rarely made use of the contact form in JetPack. Now with the new JetPack Blocks Collection it is extremely easy to add a contact form to posts and or pages and I thought this contact form was worth a second look.Continue reading “Customising Required Fields in JetPack Contact Form”
To add a custom colour palette to the Block Editor only requires a small function, a touch of styling and possibly adding an extra theme support item. If you are using the Stix Starter theme the custom colour palette is already there for you, just edit the colours.Continue reading “Custom Colour Palette To Block Editor”
On many sites it seems as if the custom logo and the site title both form part of the same image. You can actually add both to a single image but what happens if you know your theme will be on more than one site, each with a different site title. The method I am going to describe here keeps the logo and title separate but they behave as if they were one. This blog has implemented this functionality.Continue reading “Custom Logo To Site Title”
One should never customise a theme directly. If you do you could lose all your changes should the parent theme be updated. To overcome this problem in WordPress you simply create a child theme which you can then customise to your heart’s content.
If you are using Stix or any other STARTER theme you do not need to create a child, you change the name of the starter theme and do your customisation in the newly named starter theme.Continue reading “Create a Child Theme”