Codes

Masthead Area Call To Action

I wanted to share the code I have on my own site so you can see how easy it is to add a big call to action area to either Socrates or Speaker Theme. In Socrates drag a “Custom html” widget into the Top Banner Widget Area and paste this code. In the Speaker Theme […]

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Sections Template and Shortcodes

I created a demo page here to show what you can do with the “home sections” template. This is the code that will help you replace the bloated page builders, it just involves more setup initially. Make sure you’re using Classic Editor and not Gutenberg to use this code. Here’s the BEST WAY to learn […]

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Testimonial Shortcodes and Examples

I created some very basic testimonial shortcodes for Socrates users.  If you need a robust free testimonials plugin you might consider the plugin Easy Testimonials.. it’s solid and works great. If you want simple, here’s an example of the Socrates. Advanced – Use Span Style with Single Quotes to Add another line of info. Two […]

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How To Add a Red Notification Dot To A WordPress Menu

Most everyone is used to seeing red notification dots now. And they are drawn to clicking them. So this is a neat trick to add one of those notification dots to your WordPress menu. Image shown is for the top nav, but it will work on any menu. It’s very easy to do and only […]

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How to make font awesome checklists

Adding checklists or bullet points to your blog posts and landing pages is a great way to engage your visitors and keep them on your page longer. Socrates comes with font awesome installed and the Socrates Toolkit plugin has font awesome icon shortcodes built in.  You can use any kind of bullet icon. Watch Video […]

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How to create FAQ boxes

Here’s the code I used to create simple FAQ Boxes on Socrates using the Socrates Toolkit Plugin. Just copy and paste in your page editor.

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How To Create a Call To Action Banner Widget

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How to add the home icon widget to primary menu

In our demos and on this site we have a font awesome icon in our nav menu. This is very easy to add to your menu. See Screenshot Use a custom link and add your home page URL, then add this in navigation label. View CSS codes here for Phone and Email Icon tricks. Note: […]

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How to improve the look of BBPress with CSS

(Update: We’ve incorporated the CSS into Socrates now and also have a BBPress sidebar option. We’ll leave this post up, but it’s now outdated) We use BBPress for our Customer Support Forum. Here’s a YouTube Demo. If you want to add BBPress to your Socrates install, add this code to your child theme or custom […]

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