Updated Cornerstone Modal Plugin

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Steve Woody’s Cornerstone Modal plugin has been used by a ton of X Theme users. During beta testing of the new version of X, Michael became aware that a few modifications were needed to make it compatible. Here is an updated version. How to choose the best wordpress host for x theme

Speed Matters. The X Theme web hosting review.

Michael BournePosted:


As we continue on the topic of website speed, it’s important to note one of the biggest contributing factors: your host. A great host can launch your site to speeds unimaginable by others, and a poor host can hold you back by great lengths. But as many of our readers know, there’s a lot of selection out there. That’s why we set out to help you make that choice, by completing in-depth reviews of 11 hosting packages. We tested them for speed, scripting benchmark scores, and their ability to handle … Read More

Size Matters. The X Image Guide

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The low down on this article: It has about 3400 words and will take 16-20 minutes to read. You probably want a coffee to go with it. As we chase site performance all too often we find that image size and quality clash with site performance. We want our sites to look amazing, but that comes with a cost. Images can quickly become the largest part of the site. For fun, I dropped the text from a 18 page article draft into a post. That 18 pages of content increased … Read More

Using Global Blocks and ACF Pro to create a simple CPT Template

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It’s been asked many times. “How can I use Cornerstone to create a page template for my custom post type?” Of course, there are many ways to achieve this. In this tip, I’ll show you how to leverage the power of Global Blocks for Cornerstone and ACF Pro to create a simple CPT template for any custom post type. For this tutorial, I will use 3 plugins. Global Blocks for Cornerstone and Custom Post Type UI, both available from the WordPress.org repo. I will also use the official X addon … Read More

Global Blocks for Cornerstone

Michael BournePosted:


Have you ever wished you could create a section in Cornerstone and re-use it on multiple pages? How about doing that, and being able to edit them all in one shot? Well, wish no more. Introducing the Global Blocks for Cornerstone, brought you by X Theme Tips. Oh, it’s also free for life. This is a lightweight, easy to use plugin that allows you to create a “global block”, which is our way of saying a template that can be created in one location and reused anywhere. On top of … Read More