How to add a custom header or logo to M Theater

Below is an example of how you can customize the header of your M Theater website installation with the new ‘title-background’ class. Place this code below into the Custom CSS text box in Theme Options: hgroup { width:100%; height:150px; margin-top:0; margin-bottom:0;} hgroup.title-background { background-image: url(‘http://linktoyourimage.jpg’); background-repeat: no-repeat; background-position: bottom center; background-size:contain; margin-top:0; } nav.main-navigation {… Continue reading How to add a custom header or logo to M Theater

How to change the home page animated slider images with M Theater

M Theater gives you the option of displaying an animated slider of ‘sticky’ posts on your home page. So what are ‘sticky’ posts? ‘Sticky’ posts stay at the top of your archive displays, regardless of the date of newer posts. To add new images into the home page slider rotation: Write a new post. Do… Continue reading How to change the home page animated slider images with M Theater

Plugin installation and usage instructions

These are instructions for installing and using the Overlay Sliders plugin. Upload the Overlay Sliders plugin to your website. Activate it. Click the Add New sub-tab under Overlay Sliders. Change the default title to the desired button name. This will appear on the button title. Adjust settings, such as the opacity and color of the… Continue reading Plugin installation and usage instructions

WordPress Website Hosting

Get state of the art server hosting for your WordPress website. WordPress is web software you can use to create a website or blog. The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more powerful tools, there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into… Continue reading WordPress Website Hosting

How to hide post titles on a home page animated slider

Since version 1.1, M Theater has added an option to hide Post title display on the home page slider. You can find the option under Appearance > Theme Options. Below is an example of a home page slider with (left) or without (right) titles. Each example is using a different color scheme option as well.… Continue reading How to hide post titles on a home page animated slider

How to display an animated slider of ‘sticky’ posts with M Theater

M Theater gives you the option of displaying an animated slider of ‘sticky’ posts on your home page. So what are ‘sticky’ posts, anyway? ‘Sticky’ posts stay at the top of your archive displays, regardless of the date of newer posts. By adding a large image to your post, you can display a rotating slider… Continue reading How to display an animated slider of ‘sticky’ posts with M Theater

How to change the visibility of Posts, Pages and other Post Types in WordPress

To change the visibility of Posts, Pages and most Custom Post Types (i.e. MTheater Resume) in WordPress, click the ‘Edit’ link next to ‘Visibility’ under the Publish section of your Edit window. These are the visibility options: Public – Visible to anyone viewing the Post, Page or Custom Post Type’s content Password Protected – Add… Continue reading How to change the visibility of Posts, Pages and other Post Types in WordPress

How to display select WordPress category and format archives

A client asked me a good question that brought up the differences between Post Formats and Post Categories, so I thought I would answer it here. How can I make it clear where video selections are on my website and should they have their own page? To answer this question, it’s important to explain the… Continue reading How to display select WordPress category and format archives

What changed in WordPress Twenty Ten version 1.2 to 1.3

Have you recently upgraded your WordPress installation and use the default theme Twenty Ten, or more importantly, a child theme of Twenty Ten? Good news! The edits to Twenty Ten Version 1.3 are minimal, and upgrading any child themes that you may have, isn’t as delicate as one might think (given all the great new… Continue reading What changed in WordPress Twenty Ten version 1.2 to 1.3