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An apology is in order if you've been viewing our website over the past few hours. We are moving our webservers to a new datacentre so that our WordPress website loads even faster. Thanks to CloudFlare you are still able to view our content even when our servers are down but you'd have noticed a … [Read more...] about More server power and better webpage speed
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A colleague had an interesting request; show a full width image as the background on the home page using the WordPress Canvas Theme (by WooThemes). The Page content, header, menu and footer areas not to display the background image. The Theme was set to use the full width layout (as opposed to the … [Read more...] about Canvas Theme – add full width background image
I've been creating a form for a WordPress website that uses the Gravity Forms plugin. The form does all sorts of clever things with generating unique order numbers being one of the requirements. The order number is required to be shown as the form loads as well as in the form confirmation and … [Read more...] about How to make a field Readonly in Gravity Forms
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