Markup and Hooks Reference for Suffusion

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Often in the rigours of theme development an important aspect gets overlooked: documentation. To remedy this I often publish recipes and encourage users to contribute documentation. One common request has always been, “What element should I be adding CSS for?” To address this I have put together a Markup and Hook Reference. The markup gives […]

A New Look for the Suffusion Theme Page

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The nagging voice at the back of my head always told me that the theme page for Suffusion was too plain. At various points of time I thought of revisiting the layout of the page, but somehow it didn’t make any sense to redesign it with a ton of PHP in a child theme. So […]

How To… Hide the Search Box in Suffusion

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Gauging by trending questions on the Support Forum, I decided to start a series of simple “How To” solutions. Each addresses an oft answered yet frequently asked question on different support forums. Unlike the broader spectrum “Recipes”, this will require little to no coding. Here’s hoping that people will find the series useful. To hide […]

Suffusion Child Themes: Tips and Tricks

With effect from version 3.7.5 of Suffusion any reference to Blog Features below should be read as Back-end Settings. Thanks to Suffusion’s fairly complex back-end coding there are a few tips and tricks that will help you as a user use child themes effectively. When Should I Use Child Themes? The simplest use case I […]

Suffusion Version 3.5.2 and Child Themes

Minutes after making my submission of version 3.5.1 I realized that there were some errors that had inadvertently crept in because I used the body_class() method. So I had to fix the errors and resubmit the theme, but as version 3.5.2. Now, I had already laid out plans for 3.5.3 before making these changes, so […]

Building a Dynamic Tabbed Sidebar Using JQuery

In the release notes for version 3.5.0 of Suffusion I mentioned that native tabbed sidebar support was added. Since I am quite proud of the technique I used to get this effect, I decided to write a tutorial on how to do it. But first I would like to pay homage to the following that […]