How to Float Video Embeds In WordPress Posts

Here's a simple solution for floating an embedded video, also known as wrapping text around it, similar to images. Simply drop the following code in your WordPress theme css file: #video-wrap {float: left; margin: 0 20px 5px 0; } Then create a new post and insert your video code inside <div id="video-wrap"> </div> For example: <div id="video-wrap"> <iframe>dfasdfasdfasdfasdf</iframe> </div> This will align your video embed on the right side of … [Read more...]

How to Add A Background Video to Your WordPress Site

A website with a background video is the cool new thing these days. I’m noticing more and more sites (like Paypal for example) using videos as site backgrounds. Today I decided I’d play around with this new design concept by adding a video background to my own site. I kept it simple by utilizing a WordPress plugin called mb.YTPlayer for background videos. Simple enter a youtube video URL of your choice and the plugin converts the video to a background on your site’s homepage.

StudioPress Releases Genesis 2.1

Genesis 2.1

Today StudioPress released Genesis 2.1 for WordPress. This update for the popular WordPress framework includes: Some theme settings can be adjusted in the Customizer. New Support for Feedblitz as a feed redirection option. Fix preventing unnecessary calls to update server. Fix for a breadcrumb compatibility issue with WordPress SEO. Fix for an IE11 bug in layout selector. New support for RTL in the dashboard for Genesis elements. Many other improvements and bug fixes. Click … [Read more...]

AgentPress Pro WordPress Theme

AgentPress Pro Theme for Genesis by Studiopress

The AgentPress Pro Theme helps real estate agents earn the trust of new clients by providing a professional website solution that showcases both the Realtor as a sales professional and properties currently listed for sale. As a REALTOR you can utilize the power of AgentPress Pro to share your thoughts and professional advice on your local real estate market and direct clients / potential buyers and sellers to the resources they need for both buying an selling a home. This latest release of … [Read more...]

How to Include Subcategory Children in the WordPress is_category() Tag

WordPress Conditional Tags

The WordPress conditional tag is_category does not take into consideration subcategories, so if you need to create a conditional statement that includes both a category and all its child categories, then you'll have to create your own function. Here's an example of a function that will create the conditional WordPress tag  is_cat_or_subcat(). // If is category or subcategory of $cat_id if (!function_exists('is_cat_or_subcat')) { function is_cat_or_subcat($cat_id = 0) { foreach … [Read more...]

How To Conditionally Modify WordPress CSS

WordPress Conditional Tags

Recently someone asked me how to conditionally modify WordPress CSS for specific posts, pages and archives pages.  The following example demonstrates how to accomplish this for WordPress sites using the Genesis Theme Framework. In this example, the following CSS rules will be added to the archive page for category ID 4430. // Conditionally Modify WordPress CSS add_action( 'genesis_before', 'wg_cond_css'); function wg_cond_css() { if (is_category('4430')) { ?> <style … [Read more...]

Improve Your Website With A Professional Review

SEO Website Review by Yoast

The Yoast team is well known in the WordPress and SEO community for providing expert advice on improving websites and blogs. Yoast has also developed some of the most popular WordPress plugins including WordPress SEO. Now the team at Yoast is offering even more with a professional review service to improve your website or blog. … [Read more...]

Get a Discount on Mojo WordPress Themes

Discount Code on Mojo WordPress Themes

Mojos Themes is offering a major discount code on Mojo Wordpress themes for seven days starting April, 20th 2014. For their 4th anniversary sale, you can get 11 Mojo WordPress themes for $29 (regular $549). Promo Discount Code on Mojo WordPress Themes Includes: The following Mojo Wordpress themes are including in the 4th anniversary bundle for $29 Propel - A one page responsive WordPress theme great for portfolios and blogs. Maxflat - A fully responsive WP theme for blogs and small … [Read more...]