How to Fit Your Screen Size to Your Background Image (Instead of the Other Way Around)

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When is a background image not a background image? CSS for background images is designed to fit the background to the container. What I needed to do was fit the container to the background image. The solution is to make your “background” image a foreground image and use position and z-index to overlay your content on the image. Continue Reading How to Fit Your Screen Size to Your Background Image (Instead of the Other Way Around)

Creating a Horizontal List Widget with Featured Images in Events Calendar Pro

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Events Calendar Pro provides an enhanced Event List widget that lets you choose whether to display Venue, Organizer, Address, City, State or Province, Postal Code, Country, Phone, and Price. It allows you to filter events by Event Category and/or Event Tag. But there’s one very important omission: you cannot choose to display the event’s featured image. Continue Reading Creating a Horizontal List Widget with Featured Images in Events Calendar Pro

Go-Live Checklist for Gravity Forms + (More) Stripe

Stripe Settings on Main Forms Page

If you use Gravity Forms + (More) Stripe and get an error message saying “Your card was declined. Your request was in test mode, but used a non test card,” be sure to check your main Forms page. Is the Stripe toggle set to “live”? Huge thanks to Naomi C. Bush, developer of the plugin, for putting me on the right track. Continue Reading Go-Live Checklist for Gravity Forms + (More) Stripe