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Jetpack Carousel for Themify themes

This is probably documented somewhere but I’m posting it here so I don’t forget (again). I wanted to give Jetpack’s Carousel module a spin but the built in Themify Pretty Photo lightbox kept getting used instead. To disable the PrettyPhoto lightbox add these lines to your child theme’s functions.php file. That will let another lightbox […]

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Using WP-PageNavi with the Elemin theme

Update: Added a conditional to ensure that wp_pagenavi() runs once. The Elemin theme has it’s own built-in page navigation after the posts. It’s attractive, but not quite as flexible as the WP-PageNavi plugin. With this plugin you can put a page counter, link to the start and end pages, etc. It’s a cool add-on and […]

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I really am limited by my PHP and CSS

As part of purchasing the Elemin theme I get support from Themify and I asked for CSS help on their forum. It’s a good benefit and part of the package. I was able to get two full posts on the home page and leave the rest as excerpts but the CSS was baffling me. I […]

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Customizing the Elemin theme

NOTE: No parent theme files were harmed, modified, or otherwise abused in the making of this blog post. Sometimes I do learn things! I was able to customize the layout of my blog using a child theme, some CSS, and some additions to my child theme’s functions.php file. The Elemin theme from Themify is a […]