If you want to make major changes to your website, you’ll likely need to hire a designer. But what if you want to make minor changes? Changing the background, the color or font of text for your headers and content, and styling the hyperlinks can be done in just a few small steps. First, A Few Words About CSS Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, allows a person to change one element on the style sheet that will affect the remainder of the website. Each website has at least one style sheet; some have more. The main style sheet in WordPress is named style.css. In this style sheet is the code for the web site’s design elements. Making changes to this file will change the look of your site. To Get Started Locate the style.css sheet by: Logging into the dashboard Clicking on Appearance Clicking on Editor Locating the stylesheet.css file at the bottom of the right hand side. Clicking on stylesheet.css (though most of the time this is the one that appears in your editor when … [Read more...] about Three Styling Changes You Can Make to Change Your Blog’s Appearance
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“Why bother with WordPress cheat sheets?” – you ask. Well, maybe it’s just me, but I find it rather hard to remember all those keyboard shortcuts, function names, arguments, structures and whatnots that all come “with the territory” when you’re doing any kind of WordPress dev, design, or publishing work. And it’s not just WordPress. There are even whole keyboard covers available just to make using tools like Photoshop more bearable.Exhibit (a)by KB CoversAnyways. This is where WordPress cheat sheets (and others) come in! Cheat sheets is what me and you and everybody else can benefit from hugely if they’re struggling to remember things. Have a good cheat sheet and you can easily find yourself twice as productive – I truly believe this!But the keyword in there is “good cheat sheet.” Simply put, not all of them are created equal. Sometimes you can spend weeks looking for the perfect, tailor-made cheat sheet … [Read more...] about 120+ Great Cheat Sheets for WordPress, Web Developers and Designers
Known as a style sheet language, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is used for describing the presentation semantics of a document written in a markup language. It is the most common application one use to style web pages written in HTML and XHTML. Wondering on how the CSS will make an impact on your WordPress blog, I have collected the best available CSS plugins for you. Hope this list helps you grabbing more. Styles The plugin gives you creative control in one consistent interface – the WordPress theme customizer. More Info | Download Standout Color Boxes and Buttons The plugin implements colored content boxes and buttons as described in a Studiopress blog post. More Info | Download Async JS and CSS The plugin converts render-blocking CSS and JS files into NON-render-blocking, improving performance of web page. More Info | Download Ultimate TinyMCE The plugin beefed up the WordPress TinyMCE content editor with a plethora of advanced options. More Info | Download Site Layout … [Read more...] about Best CSS Plugins For Your WordPress Blog
Squarespace has made a name for itself as a website builder thanks to its impressive set of features, ease of use, and modern theme design – which brings up the question, is there any point in looking for a Squarespace alternative? The answer is a resounding yes, especially if you’re fond of WordPress. The world’s favorite Content Management System (CMS) supports several theme builders, each of which can give Squarespace’s layout design tools a run for its money. In this article, we’ll be digging deeper into Squarespace’s functionality, then examine three WordPress theme builders to see if any of them make for a suitable Squarespace alternative. Let’s get started! Should you be using Squarespace? One word comes to mind while browsing most websites built using Squarespace: modern. The platform offers an extensive collection of handcrafted templates, all optimized for mobile displays, which can be fully customized to make … [Read more...] about Are WordPress Theme Builders a Good Squarespace Alternative?