Lightbox Added to SiteOrigin Premium

We’re excited to announce a new addon for SiteOrigin Premium, the lightbox. A lightbox showcases images and galleries in an overlay that dims surrounding content and focusses your user’s attention. From SiteOrigin Premium version 1.0.4 onwards you’ll be able to add a lightbox to the following SiteOrigin Widgets:

  • SiteOrigin Image Widget
  • SiteOrigin Image Grid Widget
  • SiteOrigin Simple Masonry Widget
  • SiteOrigin Slider Widget

What is the Difference Between Fixed and Parallax Background Images?

Fixed and parallax background images are a great way to add beautiful imagery to your website. But what exactly is the difference? To answer this question effectively, I have created some visual examples using SiteOrigin Page Builder and Widgets Bundle Plugins to provide a little help. These examples will assist in clearly explaining the difference between Fixed vs Parallax Background Images.

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Masonry Blog Layout Added to Unwind

We’re pleased to announce our Unwind theme (awesome for blogging and WooCommerce) now has a Masonry blog layout. If you’ve never seen Masonry in action, check out the demo. Be sure to resize your browser to see the effects.

Unwind now offers five different blog layouts to choose from. The blog layout setting can be found at CustomizeTheme SettingsBlogBlog Archive Layout. It’s also easy to insert a loop of posts on any of your pages that make use of Page Builder by SiteOrigin. With Page Builder activated go to any page, click the Page Builder tab, insert a new widget, search for the Post Loop widget and insert it. Finally, use the Template drop-down to choose the design you’d like to use.

3 Features to Help You Organize Page Builder Content

 

When building pages and posts, it is important to organize your content in a way that makes it easy to identify, edit and update. Two ways of achieving this include:

  • Grouping content that relates to specific sections on the page
  • Labelling specific content in each section

SiteOrigin offers three features specifically designed for organizing page builder content when using SiteOrigin Page Builder and Widgets Bundle plugins.

New Header Layouts for Unwind

Unwind is our beautiful blogging and WooCommerce theme, perfect for creators of all types. Version 1.0.8 added three new header layouts. These new header layouts make Unwind even more flexible, each offering a unique look and feel.

If you’re already using Unwind you’ll find the header layouts at AppearanceCustomizeTheme SettingsHeaderHeader Design.

Let’s take a look.