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Default Themes Hooks

Simply Show Hooks and How to Use Them

Back in the day, I used to do a lot of client sites using things like the Genesis Framework and Canvas.  I would use a child theme to make CSS style changes and add functions to add in other aspects of the site without having to manually edit templates.

In this tutorial, we will go through how to find a theme’s hooks and how to add content to them.  We’ll use Twenty Seventeen as the example theme.

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Storefront WooCommerce

Add a Slider to Storefront

This is going to be a step-by-step tutorial on how to add a Slider to the Storefront theme.  In this example I’m using <a href=”https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/ml-slider/”>Meta Slider</a> but really you can use any slider of choice!  Why Meta Slider? It’s free and it works.

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Resources

Theme Resources: The Theme Handbook

I run a local WordPress Meetup and so I have the privilege of meeting a lot of folks early in the WordPress journey.  One question I get often from people just starting out to create their own themes is this:

Where should I go to learn more?  

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Storefront WooCommerce

Storefront: Change the basket icon to a cart icon

Someone asked me today, why does the shopping cart had an icon of a basket instead of a cart?  It’s called the “cart” after all, right?  The URL says cart, and WooCommerce says cart, but there’s an icon of a basket.

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CSS WooCommerce

Working with WooCommerce’s “woocommerce-smallscreen.css” file

WooCommerce has the fun task of trying to play nice with thousands of themes. That’s not always an easy task and it’s especially hard when it comes to responsive design. How do you design store elements to work with basically every theme out there? You take a good guess and you hope for the best.