catch kathmandu wordpress full background trick

catch kathmandu full backgroundI noticed on the free version of the catch kathmandu wordpress theme. There is was no option for a full background image. This is easy to fix. All you need to do upload the background image use, in the “Custom Background Color” section. This can be found here: Appearance > Background. Then just make sure to put select no repeat. Once you do that go to the custom css section and paste in the following code:

body {
background-size: 100% 100%;
}

Then you should have a full width background like this one.

 

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WordPress blogs Strengths – Why WordPress blogs Suits You And Websites

wordpress-logo-stacked-rgbWhen you start off creating a web business, if you are folks discussing that they are employing Live journal as his or her desired cms to create a web site. Just in case you could be influenced to money the buzz and attempt one thing besides Live journal, consider some of the positive aspects it includes, and why it really is good for you and your website. Your internet site is actually your internet go shopping windows therefore, the process you make use of is significant.

As the net has created much more consumers are enjoying its everyday living to make use of it as an approach of holding a job. Consequently much more consumers are publishing internet websites. The majority of these are not familiarized with web page technology and design and in the position to buy a web page their selves with not much techie know-how. The reason they will do this is due to the actual by which nearly anybody can buy a Live journal web page. Whenever you can place and then click your working computer sensitive mouse, you may organize an internet site applying Live journal.

When i reached do the job on the net, my teaching was a student in taxes and reports however I am in the position to incredibly simply discover how to use Live journal and hang up my web-sites on the net. Services or products new proficiency, you will find a finding out bend yet not a large just one. The moment fitted the system has lots of attributes which necessarily mean you may without difficulty modify the web page to seem how you will like it to by using jacks and making use of unique subjects. An internet site put in place making use of this software is both equally straightforward to mount and to customize.

While you are a web based business manager, much of your target should be to make an ongoing revenue for your self. To try this you want to for being out promoting your online business but not passing time figuring out how to conduct the computer programming so as to transform the feel and appear within your web page. Also, on account of it’s ease of use in this cms software, it will be easy to master your blog, and as a consequence your online business by yourself. That has a more advanced web page process, you’ll discover by yourself regularly depending using a web site owner for getting factors performed. That could produce a much better price tag and waiting far too.

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So, there you may have several important positive aspects with Live journal when making world wide web small business. Of course, the fundamental famous brands make use of it far too.

 

Rss Feeds

rss feeds

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So My latest experiment involves a few things. Mostly I am trying to populate a site with only rss feeds. I know of two sites that have done extremely well, doing well over 20k impressions according to Google Analytics. My site is i about NASCAR I choose this not because I am NASCAR fan, but because there are 2.24 million monthly searches. So the traffic is there, and I though it would be easy finding rss feeds for NASCAR. The second part that I am interested in is .tk domains. They are free domain names if haven’t heard. I am also testing this on a free hosting account. You can see the site here. You will notice that the site is very plain and not very exciting. I have noticed with free hosting that server speed is not that fast, so editing things takes longer. Besides this more about testing how many views and how many impressions I will get based on rss feeds. Jon Cooper a co-worker is also running one of these sites and right way after launching it he had 30 impressions the first day. I also recomend following his blog. Since I launched it yesterday I will have to wait till tomorrow to see how its doing. I will give up date next week on this project is progressing.

Creating your own WordPress child theme

When building my first WordPress child theme I ran into a road block pretty fast. The concept of building a child seemed fairly simple all you need to was make a style sheet and have it a folder within your themes folder. However in order for WordPess to pickup your child theme in the section of you install, your style sheet requires the following:  Theme Name, Theme URI, Description, Author, Author URI, Template, Version, Tags, and Text Domain. If you get any one of these incorrect, your child theme will not work. This was the case for me, I knew I was very close but some reason I couldn’t get it just right.  So I did what everyone does when they get stuck on something with WordPress, search for a plugin.

how to build a WordPress child theme

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It didn’t take long and I found one. One-Click Child Theme this plugin saves allot of time, all you have to do is install it. Then in the themes menu will have a new submenu called “Child Theme”. Clicking on that will give you a form that will allow you to make a child theme based on the current active theme. So you will have to theme you want to make a child theme active. This is how built the Catch Kathmandu child theme. So once you choose this, the plugin will build the style sheet for you and setup the file structure. Then all you need to is add your custom css to the style sheet, build custom page template, or do whatever is you wanted to do to customize the theme.

The best reason for building a child theme is because, you will be able to customize the theme to your liking. Then not have to worry about changes being lost in the next theme update. If you have any questions please feel free to comment below or reach to me through social media.

Ryans Catch Kathmandu Child Theme

Dorr Directory was generated using ryans catch kathmandu child theme

Dorr Directory

After posting a few times on the wordpress.org theme support section regarding Catch Kathmandu being full width. I noticed other people were having the same issue as I was. To me the option for no side bar means full width. So I thought I would try make a my own custom page template, and I succeed and the custom page template worked nicely. However when the Catch Kathmandu theme updates I lost my theme as a mod later pointed out to me. I was told and saw other people were being told in order to keep the page template you would have to create your own child theme.

So I did. I tried it out it works nice. The only thing I noticed is that the header logo went away once I activated the child theme. This was an easy fix I just re-updated my logo and everything worked fine. If you want to try my child theme you can do so by the below link. Just note this is my first child theme, it was only designed to make a full width page in the Catch Kathmandu  theme.

Click Here

Catch Kathmandu or Catch Kathmandu child theme Catch Kathmandu pro you decideSome make basic things about it out. In order for it work you of course have to the Catch Kathmandu  theme installed first. Then to use it, simply go to the page you want to make full width in the admin view of WordPress, Then in the Page Attributes box select the “Ryan is Awesome” in the template box. You can rename the template if you want to by editing the fullwidth.php file. If you have any basic questions feel free to comment blow.

Also note that the Pro version has this feature in it with along list of other features. Their version is fully supported this one is not.

Catch Kathmandu theme Full Width

To make a truly full width page in Catch Kathmandu, I had to make a custom page template. This is very easy to do if you have cpanel or ftp access to your hosting account. All you do do is make a file in this case we will call it “fullwidth.php” then paste in the text below. Once you do this upload this to your site/wp-content/themes/catch-kathmandu. Once you do that just choose it as a page template. If you have questions let me know. See example here


<?php
/**
Template Name: Ryan is Awesome
* The template for displaying all pages.
*
* This is the template that displays all pages by default.
* Please note that this is the WordPress construct of pages
* and that other 'pages' on your WordPress site will use a
* different template.
*
* @package Catch Themes
* @subpackage Catch Kathmandu
* @since Catch Kathmandu 1.0
*/

get_header(); ?>

<div id="primary2" class="content-area">
<div id="content" class="site-content" role="main">

<?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>

<?php get_template_part( 'content', 'page' ); ?>

<?php comments_template( '', true ); ?>

<?php endwhile; // end of the loop. ?>

</div><!-- #content .site-content -->
</div><!-- #primary .content-area -->

<?php get_sidebar(); ?>
<?php get_footer(); ?>