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Visual Composer for WordPress provides many ways to extend its functionality. There are already many add-ons available for this dynamic page builder, but its easy to do the extending yourself,  by following the hints in the documentation ;)

In this small tutorial we are adding a “type” field to allow a special css class to be added to each of our row containers.

New Visual Composer element properties can be easily added by using the vc_add_param function. See documentation for more information. In our case we are adding a property to the vc_row element.
Continue reading Extending the Visual Composer Row element with a new property

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wplms

I am working on a new website for a customer and we are using the WPLMS (WordPress Learning Management System) as a foundation. The packaged theme is based on Bootstrap.

The theme provides its own page-builder, but we prefer to use Visual Composer, as we built some custom VC-Addons to ease future page updates for our customer and custom content integration. Visual Composer provides some nice full-width addons, which are not working with the current theme layout. I decided to use a custom page template to allow Visual Composer to take over, where needed :) Continue reading WordPress, WPLMS, Visual Composer and full width content

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pzwords

If you are missing certain font formats you can do a search for “Font conversion” and you should find multiple online services, that allow you convert fonts.

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iconmelon

Nice set of SVG icons to use for your next project.

iconmelon

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font_family_io

“Compatibility tables for default local fonts.”

http://fontfamily.io/

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typ_io

“We’re revealing designers’ decisions for all to see; peeking under the hood of beautiful websites to find out what fonts they’re using and how they’re using them.”

Typ.io

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Pixel_perfect

This amazingly useful handbook covers the dos and don’ts of design for user interface designers …

 Pixel Perfect Precision

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clarify

 

Another documentation tool for Mac OSX that allows you to easily build a simple documentation with Snapshots. Clarify provides all the tools to make screenshots , edit screenshots, add text, add lessons and sub-lessons.

PDF output can be tweaked to your own design, using an available template system. One of the first things, I always look for :)

I will have a more detailed look at the application over at portalZINE.TV soon.

Clarify 2

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macsnapper

MacSnapper is a simple but effective tool to build step by step documentations or smaller manuals for your projects.
It allows you to take snapshots, describe steps in detail and add annotations.

It also allows you to output your documentation as PDFs and provides options to tweak the look to your liking with a simple template system.

I will have a more detailed look at the OSX application over at portalZINE.TV soon.

MacSnapper

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