Author: dan

Changing the Color of Widget Titles

If you want to change the text color of the Extra Theme’s widget titles, you easily do so with the following CSS: /* Change widget title text color */ .et_pb_extra_column_sidebar .et_pb_widget .widgettitle { color: black; } You can add this to the theme by pasting it into the “Custom CSS” box found in the ePanel at “Extra > Theme Options > General Settings” (at the very...

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Changing the Category Accent Color

BEFORE AFTER The Extra Theme has feature for assigning different categories a different “accent” color that is used in various places when posts of a particular category are shown. For example, it will show up in the color of the top bar in post modules, and in the star rating colors on the posts themselves. One thing that isn’t entirely obvious is where exactly these colors can be changed. To change the color for a particular category, go to “Posts > Categories” from your WordPress dashboard. Hover over then category you want to change the color for, and click...

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Enabling the Standard Divi Modules on Extra Categories

One of the best features of the Extra Theme, and one that even Divi doesn’t have, is the ability to use the Divi Builder on category pages. This allows you to turn your category pages from plain lists of posts into attractive, useful and high-converting pages. However, when you try to edit a category using the Divi Builder, you’ll notice that something is missing – most of the modules normally available to you in Divi! There’s no sliders, there’s no accordions, there’s no email optin forms, and so on… This makes creating your perfect category page difficult. Fortunately there...

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Changing the Footer Credits in Extra

One thing the Extra Theme is missing is an easy way to customize the links in the footer (i.e. the “credits” or “copyright” links). Here are a couple of options for modifying the links. Modifying the footer links using JavaScript If you’re comfortable working with JavaScript code, then you can easily change the links with something like this: <script> jQuery(function($){ $('#footer-info').html('&copy; 2017 <a href="https://extrabooster.com">Extra Booster</a>'); }); </script> You can add this to the theme by pasting it into "Extra > Theme Options > Integration > Add code to the head of your blog", after anything else that is in...

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Make Feature Images on Posts Link to the Image Itself

In the Extra Theme, featured images displayed on posts link back to the post itself. If you would instead like the featured images on posts to link to the image itself (i.e. the full / source image), you can do so with the following jQuery code: <script> jQuery(function($){ $('body.single-post a.featured-image').each(function(){ $(this).attr('href', $(this).find('img').attr('src')); }); }); </script> You can add this to the theme by pasting it into "Extra > Theme Options > Integration > Add code to the head of your blog", after anything else that is in...

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