Don’t forget the notch!

Namaste! The new iPhone cometh, and with it comes a new design challenge. The dreaded “notch”! Although the whole phone is a screen, Apple has placed what is essentially a Microsoft Kinect at the top to house cameras, microphone, and infrared sensors. This means that anything top dead-center in the screen will be blocked. What is a designer to do! … Continue reading “Don’t forget the notch!”

Custom Customizer!

Namaste! This tutorial is going to begin to tackle an integral part of the WordPress ecosystem, the theme customizer. While a portion of thie tutorial is custom to Divi, this tut can be applied to any WordPress theme you are designing. The customizer was introduced a number of years ago and provides a way for the end user to quickly … Continue reading “Custom Customizer!”

Fontastic!

Namaste! Web development is a moving target. I think it is important to try and imagine what might be a problem in the future and then solve it. One possible scenario that I came up with involves fonts. Google has a ton of great fonts and Divi has included most of the popular ones. But, what if your design calls … Continue reading “Fontastic!”

Toggle Me Divi

Namaste! The people at Elegant Themes are moving forward (IMO) on cleaning up the Divi code base for the developer’s addition, but at the same time, responding to user’s feedback to make the front-end build experience a little easier. This has resulted in some changes to the code base in the ‘main-modules.php’ file. I wrote a series of posts, starting … Continue reading “Toggle Me Divi”

Divine the future!

Namaste! Note: There has been updates to the Divi theme that make some changes to the code. This tutorial was written about pre-Divi 3.0.45, but having said that, ET was careful to update in such a way that old code still maps nicely. That means that these tutorials are still germane (at least as of May 13, 2017), but we … Continue reading “Divine the future!”

Saving Private Divi

Namaste! One complaint that I have heard a lot in the Divi world is that it isn’t easy to find/access the save button on the front-end builder. Wouldn’t it be great if it was right in the admin bar at the top of your screen? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to modify the functions.php file of your child … Continue reading “Saving Private Divi”

Caress the Divine Detail! (Part Two)

Namaste! Note: There has been updates to the Divi theme that make some changes to the code. This tutorial was written about pre-Divi 3.0.45, but having said that, ET was careful to update in such a way that old code still maps nicely. That means that these tutorials are still germane (at least as of May 13, 2017), but we … Continue reading “Caress the Divine Detail! (Part Two)”

Caress the Divine Detail! (Part One)

Namaste! Note: There has been updates to the Divi theme that make some changes to the code. This tutorial was written about pre-Divi 3.0.45, but having said that, ET was careful to update in such a way that old code still maps nicely. That means that these tutorials are still germane (at least as of May 13, 2017), but we … Continue reading “Caress the Divine Detail! (Part One)”

Divine Initiation

Namaste! Note: There has been updates to the Divi theme that make some changes to the code. This tutorial was written about pre-Divi 3.0.45, but having said that, ET was careful to update in such a way that old code still maps nicely. That means that these tutorials are still germane (at least as of May 13, 2017), but we … Continue reading “Divine Initiation”