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    I also took the code from http://pastie.org/5850228 into a “Balance” test install and placed at the bottom of functions.php and it was working immediately!

    Logically all is ok with the code, so there could be something other in your install beside the syntax that is conflicting? Maybe you have other code snippets that hook in via the hook “genesis_after_content”?

    Hope this helps, Dave :)


    in reply to: Genesis Responsive Slider Order Does Not Work #14113

    David Decker
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    To add another response to the actual technical issue:

    I just oversaw the source code of this plugin and IMHO there’s a bug with the “order” setting option not being set, “order” means “ascending” or “descending” according to WordPress codex. The option setting for “orderby” seems all correct (that’s the drop-down in the slider admin settings). In my opinion the issue herein lies this way that the order has to be enforced with the “order” option.

    I’ll just ping the developer…


    in reply to: Genesis Responsive Slider Order Does Not Work #14108

    David Decker
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    @bamajr
    Have you posted in the plugin’s support forum yet? http://wordpress.org/support/plugin/genesis-responsive-slider
    And, regarding your feedback to StudioPress, I’ll suggest creating a support ticket!


    in reply to: CSS Not Working on Prose Theme #13442

    David Decker
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    Hi Brian!

    Mmh, you know what? I see your buttons and the CSS seems to apply, at least I see it in Firefox 18 with Firebug inspector. If I for example disable the float for Twitter in Firebug I see changes…?

    If something is not applying maybe add “!important” to the CSS values. Or, have you any cache plugin active in your install? Or any browser cache issues?

    (I hope I understood your issues correct)


    in reply to: Forum redirects to wrong URL after posting reply #13441

    David Decker
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    Hi Nick!

    Thanks for the feedback!

    The issue seems to be still there: it seems to happen especially when I am open a topic from the no-replies view or from a forum search. I open the topic into a new browser tab, then answer, then I get the 404…

    If I go to topics with the forums hierarchy all seems to work (now).

    I know it’s strange but maybe you’ll find out something more. If not; I could live with that, as long as no functionality itself is “broken”.

    Thanks for your hard work, Dave :)


    in reply to: Suggestion: Tutorial search #13440

    David Decker
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    You can also use the GenesisFinder to search in lots of public Genesis resources:

    http://genesisfinder.com/


    in reply to: portfolio page widget #13438

    David Decker
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    Could you please give an URL to your site?

    Also, I couldn’t found any “shiba widget plugin” on WordPress.org plugin repository. Where did you have that plugin from, could please give any more details about it?


    in reply to: advertisment on top os content #13437

    David Decker
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    Hi there!

    Sorry, how should we know your code snippet, we don’t have any magic balls here :)

    You won’t have another chance as going through your functions.php (or anywhere else) and find out what you’ve placed in at some time.

    If you found the code, do the following:
    - backup your functions.php file (or the file the code is in)
    - remove the code snippet


    in reply to: CSS Not Working on Prose Theme #13434

    David Decker
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    Only use the “Custom CSS” box in Prose — it’s like the “style.css” for THAT child theme. Adjustments to the actual style.css of Prose will overridden on updates!

    Your snippet above should work. Just add it and save. Then go to the “Design Settings” at the very end and in the last meta box disable the “Minify”, save and your stuff should be there. After your additions in Custom CSS the Minify should work again just enable.

    Hope that helps, Dave :)


    in reply to: Code snippets question #13433

    David Decker
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    Hi!

    No the variable you should keep intact otherwise things break!

    You only need to adjust this 'http://www.mydomain.com/wp-content/images/favicon.ico' to your needs. Just change the URL with full path to the favicon graphic in your project. Please keep the single quote at the beginning and the end intact. Then it should all work.

    The code snippet goes into the functions.php of your child theme — best placed at the bottom. Please make a backup of that file BEFORE any additions!


    in reply to: add images sizes to the media insert box #13430

    David Decker
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    Hi there!
    There is no other way of doing it as you’ve already found on this tutorial: http://pippinsplugins.com/add-custom-image-sizes-to-media-uploader/ :-)

    I am also using this approach on my site and it’s working great! I just did make you a code snippet which you can use for Genesis child themes. Please note: make a backup of your functions.php file before (always best practice, hehe!). Then add this piece of code into the functions.php file of the child, should go at the bottom. Please DON’T add the beginning line where it says “< ? php" ok?

    the 2 lines will add 2 new entries to the drop-down field in the uploader. Just add as many lines to this function as you need. Where the ID in the $sizes variable always is the ID of the added image size, so this has to be the same as in add_image_size: add_image_size( 'mini120', 120, 120, TRUE ); —> then the ID is “mini120″. Ok? :)

    For the Label just add a name so you could recognize it later when uploading — for me this is very important or for clients so they know easily what it means.

    I hope that helps, Dave :)


    in reply to: Application Themes #13425

    David Decker
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    Hi there!

    Since I am not from StudioPress staff and therefore I cannot (and will not) speak for themselves!

    However, based on my experience and what StudioPress said here and there I suspect that something from the things you suggested will happen. StudioPress might even more simplify things on the base foundation and release any enhanced functionality as plugins. Personally, I really really like that way, as it is also the WordPress way of doing things: layout & design & styling belongs into the theme (most of) and most functionality should go in plugins, as functionality should work with any theme (mostly…).

    StudioPress went that path already with AgentPress 2.0+ as the Listings functionality is in a plugin now, also their Sliders are now plugins — the mentioned plugins saw many more updates then the child themes usually get.

    The “App Themes” company does awesome things, in my opinion, but having all their stuff within a theme, really locks them and you as a user in! And that’s my problem with them. If they would do their great products as high quality plugins I would expect them to have even more succes…?!

    I would suggest to re-think your projects: take a high quality product from StudioPress – but not overbloated! – and then adjust your project with the right selection of high quality plugins to your needs. Do customizations with a functionality plugin at best and I believe you will have only a few issues if you ever want to switch (child) themes at any time, if you will have issues at all with that approach.


    in reply to: How to create a translation for a new child theme? #13424

    David Decker
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    Hi Stefano!

    Good topic, hehe :)

    You’re already on the right path!
    You need to add the loading function for the textdomain just right after Genesis init function in child theme functions.php — load it early before any strings are defined in child theme, that’s best practice.

    Example:
    /** Set Localization (do not remove) */
    load_child_theme_textdomain( 'your-unique-textdomain', apply_filters( 'child_theme_textdomain', get_stylesheet_directory() . '/languages', 'your-unique-textdomain' ) );

    –> as you can see here’s already the path for the lang files defined, “/languages/” sub folder within child theme folder — also best practice but you can use any path within child theme of course :)

    Actual lang files have the convention to only be named with the locale for themes & child themes, so for example: it_IT.mo and it_IT.po for Italian language. WP actually only needs the binary .mo file but it’s best practice to also upload the .po file so you could edit it anytime you need it.

    As for the adding of the textdomain and Gettext syntax you did all right — just remember to only use one unique textdomain for your child theme. Best practice here is to use the theme slug as the textdomain string. Do not use variables or constants here as this is not right here.

    If you did all the above you can then scan your child theme files with Poedit Editor to create a .pot file and then open the .pot catalog and create a .po file of it. Tip: enable “Create .mo file on saving” in Poedit settings so every time you hit save it creates/updates the actual .mo file.

    I hope that helps.
    -Dave :)


    in reply to: Landscape Theme – Navigation Issue #13422

    David Decker
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    I am suggesting to set the height of these both selectors to 200px — currently you have 240px.

    #title-area #title {
    height: 200px;
    }

    and

    #title-area #title a {
    height: 200px;
    }

    Since you have already a height value, just go to your style.css and test yourself :)

    Good luck!


    in reply to: Landscape Theme – Navigation Issue #13421

    David Decker
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    Hi there!

    Just tested with Firefox 18 on Ubuntu Linux.

    In Firebug I could see that your header logo image is too high and therefore overlapping the Nav Menu in this left area. If you would adjust the height of the logo image/header then the Nav will work properly.


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