Author: Fred Meyer
WordPress Page Builders, Reviewed: Beaver Builder, Divi Builder, WPBakery Page Builder
This article reviews three prominent WordPress page builder solutions: WPBakery Page Builder, Divi Builder, and Beaver Builder.
How to Link to Page Content from a WordPress Navigation Menu
Sometimes you want your navigation menu items to link to something on the middle of the page. This is especially true for one-page websites or long scrolling homepages.
How to Create Hero Images with Beaver Builder
This is a guide to creating hero images with Beaver Builder.
How to Add Custom CSS Styles to Beaver Builder Elements
Beaver Builder is my favorite WordPress page builder by a mile, and it becomes significantly more powerful if you know CSS. This video guide quickly walks you through efficiently adding CSS styles to Beaver Builder elements—both modules, and the HTML elements inside those modules.
Wallace Inline: Inline Text and Image Editing for Beaver Builder
Wallace Inline is a new premium extension for Beaver Builder that caught my eye while I was browsing around today. It makes text and image editing very quick and intuitive on a website front-end: rather than coming up inside Beaver Builder’s text editor, text is simply editable inline—hence the name—so you simply start typing, and your text content changes. (If the difference between “front-end” and “inline” confuses you as much as it did me, there’s a good Live Demo feature on their sales page that lets you try the extension for yourself.)
Fix Mixed Content Warnings and Blocked Content with HTTP/HTTPS Remover
Become a Freelance WordPress Developer: How to Make a Career of It
This article outlines the key topics I’ve needed clarity on to work as a freelance WordPress developer.
Awesome Color Inspiration with ColorHexa
Color inspiration is a big, practical part of web design, and ColorHexa is the best tool for it I’ve seen in a bit.
“How to Get Web Design Clients”
“How do I get clients?” This is the eat-or-don’t-eat question for any web developer—especially a freelancer, and especially a freelancer early in his or her career. If there were a magic answer, you’d have heard about it by now. But there is good advice to at least give structure and a system to the difficult task of finding your way in the marketplace.
WordPress is a Factory: A Technical Introduction
Thinking “WordPress is a factory” is our analogy which has helped thousands of people “click” when learning WordPress development. We first used this analogy in 2015 as the first chapter of our “learn WordPress development” course Up and Running. We had such a good response that we wanted to share it more widely.