X-Plus Flex Columns Widget: Usage and Customizations

With version 3, Weaver added a Flex Columns widget in the “Plus” Plugin, which allows you to define a flexible layout of columns / boxes within a single widget.

This new widget is based on a small CSS jewel called Flexbox. Flexbox has a number of very interesting features, making it easy to create arrays of responsive and flexible boxes.

This tutorial will take you through the existing options of this new Widget, as well as give you tips on how to use simple Flexbox CSS rules to customize it even further, or combine it with other tools to make it even more powerful.

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Responsive Sizing: Two little known CSS properties

Making object sizes proportional to browser sizes This tutorial introduces you to two very powerfull and sometimes less known CSS features – Viewport units – Calc function Viewport Units allow you to express the size of an element as a … Continue reading →

Script: Fix anything to Top on Scroll

Version 3 of Xtreme introduced fixed menus, as well as Fix on scroll options for both primary and secondary menu bars.
 
The tutorial below shows you how to use a provided script to fix on Scroll anthing else you like, such as
– Extra menu (using the “Plus” Extra Menu shortcode)
– HTML Insertion area or any theme Area with the “plus” Classes box
– Your own content <div>

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“Fixed to Top on Scroll” Menus: Customization

Xtreme Version 3 added two ways to fix Menus at the top of the page.
A simple Fixed to Top that fixes the menu there all the time.
A Fixed to Top on Scroll, that will fix the menu when you scroll the page and the menu reaches the top of the browser.
 
This Tutorial explains how to create different animated transitions when the menu gets fixed, as well as how to not fix it on mobile devices.

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Optimizing Parallax images for portrait and landscape

In a parallax design, the background image of the parallax area is stretched to cover the whole browser area.
As a result, when the browser ratio differs from the image ratio, some cropping will occur (vertically or horizontally).
This Tutorial explains how to minimize cropping by using different Parallax images for Portrait and Landscape orientations

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