This year, I’ve been working extensively in Magento, which is a change of pace from the custom-coded, “from the ground up” projects I’d been doing previously. I was excited about entering this “brave new world” because with my background, I felt I could take quickly to find ways to extend Magento’s core functionality. One example that was brought to my attention was custom events. (more…)
Following Pixafy on Twitter is a great way to get quick nuggets of useful tips, articles and news; we’re regularly on there interacting and sharing. If you’ve fallen behind, here are a few selections from our account worth your time and attention: (more…)
The great thing about WordPress is not only is it easy to manage your own site content, but it’s easy to manage how your site looks. The Appearance tab on the left side of WordPress’ dashboard is full of all the bells and whistles needed to make your site visually stunning. And if you’ve tinkered around with the Editor in the Appearance tab, I’m sure by now you’ve realized how easy it can be to edit your current theme.
But what if the options available to you aren’t enough? Having a general style for your pages and blog posts is fine, but what if you want each page to have its own spotlight, and what if you want each category of posts to have it’s own flair? This can get really complex depending on how far you’d like to go, so for now we’ll just cover some basic techniques – how to create a page template and how to create a template for a category. (more…)
Hopefully by now you’re following us on Twitter, but if not, you’re missing out on quick tips, great tutorials and news items that are worth a look! Here are some examples of content we’ve shared recently: (more…)
It’s hard to believe it’s already been almost a year since we launched L’Etoile Sport! A luxury sports line bringing fashion back into the fold, originating with tennis and more recently expanding into golf, the line has made a splash and continues to grow. (more…)
$args. What is this $args? If you’ve ever seen this before in the WordPress codex or in a template, you might have already asked yourself two things. One, what the heck do people do with this? Two, why does it look synonymous to pirate lingo? (more…)
Two years ago, Pixafy launched a new site with branding and design provided by our great partner Red Antler. At the time, Pixafy was still relatively new, and we had less employees and completed projects to tout. That’s certainly changed, and with our plans to appear at the Magento Imagine eCommerce conference, it was time for a refresher. (more…)