The Importance of Site Backups At this point just about everyone understands the importance of backing up their web site(s) on a regular basis. Most of us use plugins to automate our site backups, and that is great. In addition most web hosts also perform regular backups. At Michael the Tech Guy we go one […]

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Every website uses Hypertext. Hypertext is most powerful when the user can easily find it and recognize it as a link. In today’s tutorial we will look at how you can use the BA theme’s presentation CSS to change your link colors and text-decoration in order to make your links stand out. For ease of […]

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08 Dec December 08, 2014

CSS 102 – Selectors

Michael Murphy 1 Coding, CSS, Tutorial

In our last post of this series, CSS 101 – Syntax, we learned that a CSS rule consists of a selector and a declaration. In this post we wanted to explore selectors a little deeper.   What is a CSS Selector? CSS selectors allow you to identify and manipulate specific HTML elements. Selectors are very […]

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Do you want to customize the footer section on your Business Advantage themed website? This tutorial gives you three simple steps using BA’s excellent CSS presentation customization to help your footer compliment the rest of your website. For ease of reading all CSS code syntax has been displayed using Google-Code-Prettify. All code examples are ready […]

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29 Nov November 29, 2014

CSS 101 – Basic CSS Syntax and Nomenclature

Michael Murphy 0 Coding, CSS, Tutorial

The past few weeks have found Josh and I working to wrap our heads around all the power of the Business Advantage theme’s presentation customization. As both of us were new to CSS, a higher understanding of the language became paramount in our continued pursuit. The first challenge we came across was CSS syntax and […]

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The responsive design of the Business Advantage theme is one of our favorite features. The importance of a site’s ability to scale to the user’s screen size goes without saying in this day and age of smartphones and tablets. If you are new to the BA theme you might not have experienced how it handles […]

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Typography has always been one of my favorite components of design. All you need is a little CSS code to take control of the presentation of your BA site’s textual content. We chose to focus on three of the most common changes within the scope of this tutorial. Specifically the color, size and typeface of […]

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The Business Advantage theme comes stock with lots of cool borders. Oftentimes you may find you want to change the color of the borders or perhaps even remove them all together. If you’ve ever found yourself wanting to do this but were not quite sure how, this tutorial is for you! A few very simple […]

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Ever wanted to change the colors on your BA themed site’s menu bar? It’s easy to do using BA’s powerful CSS driven presentation customization. ¬†Four simple steps will lead you to menu bar color setting mastery! For ease of reading all CSS code syntax has been displayed using Google-Code-Prettify. All code examples are ready to […]

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Recently we decided to reduce the vertical space of the masthead and menu bar on our Business Advantage themed WordPress site. Thanks to BA’s powerful presentation flexibility we were able to easily make these adjustments. We’ve shared the CSS code snippets and a key for anyone interested in tweaking their BA themed masthead and/or menu […]

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