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Divi Guide: Restore The Missing Image URL Feature

Introduction We certainly don't make it a secret, we love Divi around here. Unfortunately, sometimes Elegant Themes might do things that we don't like. The most recent such change is the removal of direct URLs for background images and videos....

Divi Guide: Create An Animated, Video Game Inspired Menu

Introduction As Divi web designers, we're typically only allowed a certain degree of creativity when it comes to our designs, since we have to put a professional and clean image first. Sometimes though, we get to do something special. Recently,...

WordPress Guide: The Best Backup & Migration Plugins

Introduction As an active member of the WordPress and Divi community, people are always asking what the best plugins are for backing up your WordPress site, or for migrating it to a new server. There really isn't one best answer for everyone, but there are a lot of...

Divi Guide: Our Top 10 Frequently Used CSS Tricks and Fixes

Introduction It's no secret, we all love Divi, and the way it's transformed our web development work flow. There are, unfortunately, still some annoyances that come with using Divi. As such, there are quite a few tweaks that we tend to use on...

Divi Guide: Overlay Content (Our Page Effect Explained)

Introduction Hello! Welcome to another article in the series where I explain how certain effects are pulled off on our site here with Divi. I often get asked how I pulled off the neat effect where the page content is slightly overlaid onto the full width...

Divi Guide: How To Animate Anything On Your Site

One of the questions I get asked most often by other members of the Divi community, is how in the heck did I pull off the snazzy animations on page elements everywhere on this site? The answer is actually quite simple, and build into Divi...

Divi Guide: Add A Nice, Subtle Soft Shadow To Anything

If you've been following Elegant Themes lately, you've probably noticed the nice, subtle, soft shadow on their blog entries. They posted a guide on how to achieve that look here, but what if you want to use that shadow on other elements on your...

The Easy Guide To Optimizing WordPress For Speed

Introduction If my recent posts have been any indication, I've lately become obsessed with web site performance. A big reason for that is that I'm hosting all my personal sites at home, and while my server is quite beefy (even vastly...

Web Hosting Review – My Search For The Best Web Host

Introduction Let me begin this post by saying the following: I still don't know if I've found a proper home for my web site yet. The server that's serving up this page might not be my permanent home. This article is more or less to guide you...

No, You Don’t Have To Pay To Get Your Site On Google

One of the unfortunate side effects of owning an online business is the inevitable spam phone calls and emails you start receiving because that information is available to the public, and as such, data harvesting bots. I've received enough of...

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