I am sure a lot of you have created awesome WordPress sites on your local PC/Laptop, and spent ages using some outdated search and replace plugin trying to update all those http://localhost/ urls. In this tutorial I’m going to show you the best way in my opinion to create and develop a child theme and [...]
We designed and built Viewer with the creative agency in mind. You’ll see this as soon as you land on the home page. A hero message, shelf viewer, and recent work with a splash of testimonials tell everyone what you’re all about. Check out this theme and you’ll notice that it’s carefully crafted, built to [...]
We’re back! After a long hiatus caused by a drop in worldwide levels of unicorn meat and ground awesomeness, we’re rocking the PageLines Battleground again! It’s back. It’s bigger. It’s BETTER! Without further ado, welcome to the tenth edition of the world-famous PageLines Showcase Battleground! We’re doing things a bit differently this week since you’re selecting [...]
The world of web design is encompassed by a few universal values. We regularly talk about building niche websites with content catered to your market segment. It makes sense, right? Anyone who completed Marketing 101 knows that market segmentation is one of the most important aspects of conducting a business. However, a few elements of [...]
PageLines Store launches, price drops, and updates… All in one place. It’s been a busy month since the last PageLines Store Update and we want to fill you in on the activity going on inside PageLines. We hand-picked some fresh store product that can help take your website to the next level! Looking to extend [...]
In today’s interconnected world, websites play an integral part in the branding and marketing of every company. A web design mistake will directly affect your customer relationship and can have a negative impact upon your business. In order to create an awesome user experience for your clients and make sure you are engaging them, avoid [...]
When I first found out about the PageLines Store in 2.0, I was excited. The fact that fellow members of the PageLines community would be able to take their coding knowledge and contribute to the store was very appealing to me. I really wanted to take a few of my ideas and bring them to [...]
While there are tons of awesome “built with PageLines” sites out there, PageLines has no formal “showcase” of sites in the wild. Stop! Don’t even say it, we already know it’s a problem ;) In the meantime, there has always been constant stream of awesome sites being posted in the forum and on the Facebook [...]
Creating a custom login logo is a very simple task and will give the appearance of a customized content management system created just for your client. Update: Using the method outlined below will work great, however, when you update wordpress you (or your client) will have to redo these steps. Using a plug-in like this [...]
This short tutorial covers subtle image positioning for inline images. All accomplished with basic margin adjustments in the advanced image settings panel found within wordpress.
In this tutorial we’ll go over the basics of using Firebug, a popular web development add-on for the Firefox browser that allows you to easily inspect the html and CSS of your web pages. I know you’re gonna love this tool!
This tutorial is all about using a little bit of CSS to create a splash page from an existing page template. With a little bit of detective work and minimal CSS coding you will be able to transform one of your pages into a squeeze machine. If you’re feeling lucky try going to, http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_reference.asp, for [...]
[Update: 4/26/2012] This technique is specific to iBlogPro3 and will not add a custom image header in the PageLines Framework. Adding a custom header to a WordPress theme is crucial for adding brand strength to your site. In this tutorial I will show you exactly how to add a custom image header and hopefully convince [...]
The “look-and-feel” of your website is crucial to building a professional and established brand on the world wide web. While PageLines provides you with a great design, the need for you to customize your site and brand is important, however, content management systems are not fool proof. Here are some common mistakes made by CMS [...]
Today, I attended a talk given by Guy Kawasaki—who I consider the master of ‘personal’ branding. The talk was entitled “Using Social Media to Market Your Business,” and it was focused on Twitter. Prior to this talk, I thought I knew everything there was to know about ‘social media,’ and had come to the conclusion that Twitter was primarily “marketing people marketing to other marketers.” But after hearing about how Guy Kawasaki used it, I realized that Twitter is bound to evolve and it will play a useful role for business strategy in the future.