You don’t know WordPress
I find it interesting that some of the most popular page builders and blocks look and behave more and more like HTML, CSS, and native WordPress every day! So why do WordPress designers spend countless hours and silly amounts of money using tools that fight against it?
Create Simple Forms with the Pinegrow Web Editor
Pinegrow has a way for you to capture form data from a regular HTML contact form, send that data to your email, and optionally store it in your WordPress database as a post in a Custom Post Type.
Creating and Styling WordPress Menus in Pinegrow: An Overview
Today, let's take a look at how WordPress menus work inside the Pinegrow web editor. Because, like everything else, it's a little different than what you're probably used to.
Create a Native WordPress Block Plugin Using Pinegrow Web Editor
In this tutorial, we create a plugin with native WordPress blocks to display a custom biography grid using the Pinegrow Web Editor.
Creating an Accessible HTML and CSS Biography Card Using the Pinegrow Web Editor
In this video, I show how we can build an accessible and responsive biography grid using plain HTML and CSS inside the Pinegrow website editor.
CNAME Flattening for Web Agencies
The acquisition of Cloudways by Digital Ocean stirred up quite a few conversations about how challenging it can be to migrate websites to a new server or platform. Justin Korn shared a fantastic post in The Admin Bar Facebook Community explaining how he uses CNAME Flattening to manage all that mess. I’ve been using CNAME […]
Is Pinegrow Web Editor Right for Your Agency?
Over the last few videos, I’ve talked a lot about Pinegrow and how I’m using it in my business. From a technology standpoint, things have been mostly great. But today, I'm going to talk a little bit about some of the problems that I’m seeing which have more to do with it as a platform than it does as a website builder.
Automatic.css inside Pinegrow. It works, but…
The recent exodus of Oxygen users who love and depend on the Automatic.css (ACSS) framework has prompted a lot of questions about whether it works inside Pinegrow and other tools. In this video, I demonstrate that ACSS does, in fact, work with Pinegrow. Once a platform-agnostic version is released the process will be simple, regardless of whether or not an official Pinegrow plugin or integration is ever created.
Comfortable to Confident: A Chat with Pinegrow CEO Matjaz Trontelj
I had a chat today with Pinegrow CEO, Matjaz Trontelj. In the span of one hour, I went from comfortable to confident about my decision to make Pinegrow my agency’s primary tool.
Custom WordPress Blocks with Pinegrow Web Editor
In this video, I'm going to show you how we create completely custom WordPress blocks using the Pinegrow Web Editor. These blocks do not rely on 3rd party plugins or add-ons and can be easily modified using any standard text editor.
Backup Strategies and Systems for Your Business
Last week I turned on my workstation to find that my main hard drive had failed. That sucked! Luckily I had good backups, so the only thing I lost was time and some money to replace the drive, but it sparked some conversations with other agency owners about their backup systems. The things I heard […]
Domains & DNS Definitely Demystified
There is a lot of confusion about domain names and DNS. What they are, how they work, who does what, and how all the pieces fit together. This video and transcript will help clear it all up.