How to add a Variable product in WooCommerce to your WordPress website with Divi

How to add a Variable product in WooCommerce to your WordPress website with Divi

How to add a Variable product in WooCommerce to your WordPress website with Divi You're Reading: How to add a Variable product in WooCommerce to your WordPress website with Divi In Resources & Tutorials & WordPress Contact us Subscribe Variable products are a product type in WooCommerce that lets you offer a set of variations on a product. Variable products are a product type in WooCommerce that lets you offer a set of variations on a product, with control over prices, stock, image, and more for each variation. They can be used for a product like a shirt, where you can offer a large, medium and small and in different colors. Let us know if this tutorial has helped you or if you have any questions or comments! Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative A little bit about Attributes To create a variable product, an attribute must first be defined for the product. These attributes can then be used to make a distinction between different variations. For example, if you’re selling T-shirts online, you can create an attribute for clothing sizes extra small all the way up to 6XL! 1. Click on the products Tab on the left hand side bar Hover your mouse over Products and select the tab.  When the products page opens, click on Add New Product.   2. Making it a Variable Product A)   Enter the product name you desire. B) Select your product category (you can also add a new category). C)  Set your product image. D) Select Variable Product from the drop-down beside Product Data. E) Add your main product description. F) Click Save...
6 Common WordPress Login Issues

6 Common WordPress Login Issues

6 Common WordPress Login Issues You're Reading: 6 Common WordPress Login Issues In Tutorials & WordPress Contact us Subscribe Not being able to log in is such a drag! Here is 6 reasons why this might happen. Try as it might, technology doesn’t work 100% of the time. This is especially true for websites! If you’ve experienced difficulty logging into your WordPress website, well, you’re not alone. If you experience login issues, try one of the 6 suggestions below! Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative How do I log in? Logging in to your WordPress website is the first step! Luckily, we’ve created a handy-dandy tutorial. Check it out here! 1. Lost or Forgotten Password If you’ve lost or forgotten your password there’s no cause for panic. It happens more often than you’d think!  First, if you’ve used multiple browsers or devices to log into WordPress, check to see if any of those browsers or devices are still logged in. If that doesn’t work you can first try using the built-in recovery feature. Click on Lost your password? on the login screen and you will be prompted to enter your email address. WordPress will send you a link via email, which you can use to create a new password. 2. Cache and Cookies Cookies are small files located in browser directories that store information about a user’s interaction with specific websites. WordPress requires the use of cookies during the login process. If cookies are not enabled, WordPress login can’t occur. The browser cache refers to the temporary files stored on your web browser when you access a web page. If your cache...
7 settings you need to check when starting a new WordPress site

7 settings you need to check when starting a new WordPress site

7 settings you need to check when starting a new WordPress site You're Reading: 7 settings you need to check when starting a new WordPress site In Resources & WordPress Contact us Subscribe Here's 7 must-check settings for WordPress Beginners! If you’re new to WordPress like our recent team addition Tony, setting up a new WordPress site can be intimidating. Fear not! If you follow our list of 7 settings you should check before you start designing your new site. Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative How to get to your Settings Start at the dashboard of your site. On the left-hand side bar click on Settings. This will give you access to all the settings we will talk about today including General, Writing, Reading, Discussion, Media, Permalinks, and Privacy settings.  1. Configure your General Settings Typically your General settings don’t need to be adjusted, however, we highly encourage you to take a look just in case. Ensure your website is in the correct time zone, your happy with the time/date format, and that the new user default role is set to your preferred role. For more information check out this tutorial from the Elegant Themes blog! 2. Configure your writing settings Our friends at Elegant Themes wrote a fantastic How To blog on the WordPress writing settings. At its core, WordPress is all about writing. There are several WordPress writing settings that you can tweak to modify parts of the content creation experience. 3. Configure your Reading settings Check out this How-To post from our friends at Elegant Themes! No matter what you want your website to do, chances...
How to add a new post to your Divi WordPress website using the Gutenberg editor

How to add a new post to your Divi WordPress website using the Gutenberg editor

How to add a new post to your Divi WordPress website using the Gutenberg editor You're Reading: How to add a new post to your Divi WordPress website using the Gutenberg editor In Pod Creative Divi Tips & Resources & Tutorials & WordPress Contact us Subscribe Here are step-by-step instructions on how to create a new post in WordPress, using the Divi Theme and the Gutenberg Editor. The steps will walk you through the process in a straightforward, clear manner. This will be a step-by-step guide for WordPress beginners, requiring you to be logged into the back end of your website to begin.   Watch the video or scroll down for the instructions. Let us know if this tutorial has helped you or if you have any questions or comments! Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Here are a few reminders about making a successful post Make sure you have a Featured Image. Categorize your post. Choose or create appropriate tags. Check if you can link anything in the text. 1. Start at the dashboard Hover your mouse over Posts and click on Add New.  2. Create A Title Give your post a title that is relevant to the content.  3. the right hand side bar is your friend A). In the right hand Side Bar, typically located at the bottom, click on Add Featured Image. B). Select the correct image from Media Library or upload new image. C). Make sure the image has a relevant title and duplicate the title in the Alt Text field. D). Click Set featured image button at bottom of window. 4. Assign categories Set the appropriate category in the...
WooCommerce for Beginners

WooCommerce for Beginners

WooCommerce for Beginners You're Reading: WooCommerce for Beginners In Resources & Tutorials & WordPress Contact us Subscribe Woocommerce is our go-to plugin to turn your WordPress site into an e-commerce store! WooCommerce is one of the most recognizable brands in the WordPress ecosystem. In fact, it’s one of the most recognizable brands in ecommerce thanks to its incredible marketing, great design, and fantastically accessible cost. (FREE!) Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative We love Elegant Themes! We are loud and proud Divi users and tote their theme to anyone who will listen! The amazing creators of Divi, Elegant Themes, have written many posts on Woocommerce and have provided us with ample resources to share with you. Watch these recommended videos! This first video by Mak is an incredibly helpful tool for getting your WooCommerce shop up and running! Yes, it is just over 1.5 hours long but by the end of this complete WooCommerce tutorial video you will be well on your way to finishing your online shop. One little caveat, this video is geared towards Divi WordPress users, Mak does have another video that is geared towards users who do not have a specific page build. This walkthrough, also by the talented Mak, is a fantastic tutorial on creating a custom shop page using Divi! Creating custom shop pages can enhance your branding, add style, and tie your shop into the rest of your website.  The next two videos (again, thank you Mak!) walk you through how to create a custom WooCommerce Product Category Page with Divi’s Theme Builder, and how to create a custom checkout page design in Divi...
Plugin Highlight: Smush

Plugin Highlight: Smush

Plugin Highlight: Smush You're Reading: Plugin Highlight: Smush In Resources & WordPress Contact us Subscribe Smush for WordPress is a powerful plugin! We install Smush for WordPress on all our sites. This powerful plugin provides image compression, lazy loading, and so much more!  Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Free or paid version? Smush is a free plugin that provides image optimization, and so much more. While they do have premium upgrades available in our opinion the free plugin is the way to go! Smush has been benchmarked and tested number one for speed and quality. It is also the award-winning, back-to-back proven crowd favorite image optimization & image compression plugin for WordPress. What does it do?  The single, most important function Smush provides is increased website load speed. By optimizing and compressing your photos (without sacrificing the quality of the photos!) smush allows your website to load faster while maintaining the high-quality photos on your site! Large photos are a drain on web resources and can even cause pages to not load or produce time out errors.  Faster! Slow-loading websites are frustrating for everyone! The average load speed of a website is expected to be under 5 seconds nowadays. Smush is one of the plugins we use to speed up our sites. Want to know more? Check out this post! Lazy Loading and Page Speed Smush also enables the ability to lazy load your images. Normally when a user opens a webpage, the entire page’s contents are downloaded and rendered in a single go. While this allows the browser to cache the web page, there’s no guarantee that the user...

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