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It’s time to get ready for Gutenberg.

Gutenberg is coming to a WordPress site near you soon. How soon? The goal is to ship in April 2018! That means you need to start getting ready now. Guten-What? First off if you don’t know that Gutenberg is, check it out. It’ll be the new text editor for WordPress replacing the current visual editor. […]

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TW Search Overlay for WordPress

I’ve started another WordPress plugin called TW Search that adds a simple search overlay to a site. It’s nothing too complex, but it works. The plugin is simple to use. There are just a few settings in the customizer and it should work. You get to choose which menu to add the search link too or […]

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TwisterMc’s Beaver Builder Modules

As noted a few weeks ago, I’m starting to create my own Beaver Builder modules. Since then I’ve gotten the Slick module into a good spot. My Sick module supports: Single Image Carousels Multiple Image Carousels Horizontal Carousels Vertical Carousels Touch Controls Responsive Arrow and Dot Styles Multiple Carousels Per Page Photo Captions Infinite Loop Fade Transition Most […]

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Use Autoptimize to speed up your WordPress site.

There’s a lot of things that WordPress can do, but there’s also a lot that it doesn’t do out of the box. The more scripts and styles you add, the slower your site gets. Just a little each time, but it does add up. That’s where Autoptimize comes in. Autoptimize combines all those JS and CSS files […]

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Bringing Slick to Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder is a great WordPres page builder, but the default carousels aren’t that amazing. That’s why I decided to build out a Slick slider module. Currently, the Slick module is in the very early stages. I really need a project where I can use it and really dedicate time to developing it. Until then, […]

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Beaver Builder – Add search to mobile.

I’m a fan of Beaver Builder, but no search on mobile? What’s up with that?! We can easily add it back, though. You just have to add a function to your functions.php file and you’ll get a search box under the header. This uses WordPress’ wp_is_mobile function to determine if we’re on mobile or not. […]

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Add drop down indicators to Beaver Builder’s menus.

Beaver Builder is a great way to create quickly generate a WordPress site, however, it does have some quirks. One of which is no indication that menus have children. However, that’s a quick fix with a few lines off CSS. Check out the before and after: This code is setup to just effect the main […]

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How to fix anchor links when you have a fixed header.

Anchor links are a convenient way to send people directly to the content they’re looking for. However, if you have a fixed header, things quickly become a problem as the content is now hidden behind the sticky header. If you’re writing your own code, you can easily use CSS to get around this. Check out […]

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