Contact Form 7 Database Review

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A couple of months ago, one of my clients started missing important emails from the Contact Form 7 forms on his site. While we worked out how to fix the email problem, I installed the Contact Form DB Plugin. The Contact Form DB Plugin saves all Contact 7 Form Submissions in a unique table in the WordPress database. (The plugin also works with JetPack Contact Form, Fast Secure Contact Form, and Gravity Forms) With the Contact Form DB plugin, you’ll never miss a form submission again due to email or server problems. I highly recommend it. [Read more...]

Change WordPress Default Image Alignment and Link Type

WordPress Attachment Image Settings

When you upload images to WordPress using Add Media, WordPress automatically links to the image file. What that means is that when you insert the image, there is a link to the original version of the image you just inserted. If the user clicks that image, WordPress replaces the current page with a page displaying the image. Of course, you can easily override this setting each time you insert an image, but there’s is an easy way to change the default setting to no link. [Read more...]

Add Retina Logo to a Genesis Template

Retina Logo on Genisis

Retina or high definition screens are pretty common now. Making your whole site Retina compatible is a major project, but at minimum, your logo and header area should be Retina ready. Genesis Framework templates do not have a function for adding a retina logo.  The following tutorial explains how to add a Retina logo to a Genesis template (Works with WordPress Templates too but you have to find to correct css rules to modify). [Read more...]

Create a Category Template in WordPress Genesis

genesis custom category template

This post explains how to create a page in Genesis framework that lists posts from a specific category and sub categories. The reason you might want to do this is to list only certain category posts on your blog and other category posts on an articles page. Another advantage of using a category-specific page is that you can customize the archive output; for example, you can remove the genesis post meta or post info. [Read more...]

How to Customize Genesis Site Map Page

How to Modify Genesis Search Results Page

The default Genesis Archive does a great job of creating a sitemap, but what if you want to modify it? If you’re like me and have only one author on your blog, it seems a little silly to list the authors in the site map. The following tutorial explains how to modify the default Genesis Site Map page. [Read more...]