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Drew Westcott

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  • Member Since: August 13th, 2012
  • England
  • www.drewwestcott.co.uk
  • Freelance Developer at Drew Westcott
  • @drewwestcott on WordPress.org and Slack
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Bio/Description

Freelance web developer working in PHP and WordPress sites.

Interests

Photography, Gadgets, Gardening, Campervans, Abstract art.

  • Posted a reply to "Picture image distortion in Main slider picture", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello Chris, Do you know the size of your image before you upload it? As…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Theme not responsive anymore", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello , It looks like you are using a theme from theme forest and not…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Theme Installation", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello thebeehive, Have you looked at the Dashboard menus and tried selecting Appearance, Customiser? You…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing Genesis featured post font size", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi bymyrulesblog, Have you got a facility to amend the CSS for your site. Either…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Reduce padding on sides of webpage", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi again ayalves1992, I see. You could change the width of your .container class to…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Reduce padding on sides of webpage", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello ayalves1992, How much bigger does your friend want the images to be? Are you…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "I reset my wordpress, now won't show theme properly", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello , When you say pictures are missing, have you assigned a 'Featured Image' to…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Theme] main picture in post", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello shikohd, Do you have a child theme installed or some way to add custom…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Theme installation", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello sudheeraluru, Often themes from outside the WordPress.org directory use frameworks to get the pages…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why the 'taxonomy-{$taxonomy}.php template page is not loading?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi pentool, I know your pain and have had similar issues with php templates in…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Setting a default template for homepage only.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi ashton721, You can create a php file which will be used whenever the homepage…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Finding Where Custom Footer Text Located?!! Pulling out Hair!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello lmirsky, Can you go to Appearance > Theme Options > Layout > Footer and…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to display short description about post?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi homasn, I think you are after using the_excerpt(); in your loop. This will display…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Page Title Images do not adjust on Mobile View", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Are you able to post in the parts of the header.php file which have <title>…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Page Title Images do not adjust on Mobile View", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It looks as though the wp_title has been removed from your <title> tag in your…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I add space between sidebar widgets?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello dahle If you have somewhere you are able to paste custom CSS try adding…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Page Title Images do not adjust on Mobile View", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello mrsplat06, Have you sorted this problem now as looking at the site, the page…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "RGB and RGBA", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello Could you try reversing the background: lines so that the rgba declaration is after…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to make top main nav bar 100% width?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Brilliant, well detected. Hope the site goes well Drew

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "CSS style sheet changes not showing up on site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi AlanaMoyes, Looks like your working along the correct lines. Though without access to the…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to make top main nav bar 100% width?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello WPChina, Have you tried applying the width: 100%, if not give that a go.…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "smpl skeleton child theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Glad to hear you got it sorted Lewis. Drew

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "smpl skeleton child theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi wkrstr0075, That's really interesting to hear. Looks like you are using the correct code,…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Spacious Theme - thumbnail based archive page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello calliebine, Well done on the code above. I think you issue is probably coming…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "[Twenty Fourteen] Editting the Grid", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello KingOfTheHill, How did you try to use only 3 images? Have you looked at…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "smpl skeleton child theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello wkrstr0075, Are you interested in creating a child theme in code, or are you…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot locate page displayed for custom taxonomy in WP", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Oh, I see. Good idea. I think the simplest way to achieve that would be…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot locate page displayed for custom taxonomy in WP", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you explain a little more what you are trying to do. When you say…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot locate page displayed for custom taxonomy in WP", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi pstockley, Yes, that's it exactly. The WordPress system will just default to that file…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "how to upload wordpress theme to wp-admin ?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello narenderreddy, Sounds like this could be an issue with your hosts, and not anything…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing a few details on a free theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi clearlegos, The site looks good. You may want to look at the idea of…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot locate page displayed for custom taxonomy in WP", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello pstockley, This looks like they have written a custom page on the site you…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Video Content Displays Only for Logged-in Users", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi cklester, I have sent you a contact form using your site above. You can…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Video Content Displays Only for Logged-in Users", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Good investigating. So that is interesting that it appears on ordinary pages. I don't think…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Video Content Displays Only for Logged-in Users", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi cklester, Very nice site. Though I'm as puzzled as you. Thinking off the top…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Additional Featured Image Coding", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi rottyranch, Your could try changing $thumbnail = get_the_post_thumbnail($post->ID); to get_the_post_thumbnail( $post->ID, 'thumbnail' ); //…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Direct payment to for membership", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Infinity, Are you suggesting that you want to collect and store the credit card…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "I can't uncheck the box: Discourage search engines from indexing this site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi cultivatedwellbeing, This would normally occur if a plugin is overriding the default behaviour for…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Custom page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello eliggins, Where would you want to use this template, would it be for a…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to update a Child theme with the latest version of the parent theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello dice2dice, You would normally download the updated theme files from Themeforest and upload them…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "HOW TO CHANGE PRODUCT COLUMN FROM 3 TO 4 IN SHOP PAGE", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi , This is probably a simplistic way to sort it, but seemed to work…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cusomizr - different images in featured images", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello elizakaye, Sorry, but I'm not sure what your issue is. Are you meaning the…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Sidebar is pushed down to bottom of page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi bcortell, I've taken a look at your site and it's looking very nicely presented…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Exclude transparency for embed", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi agoebwa, The page looks great. I can understand what you mean about the video.…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Anyone familiar with this theme or template", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Dr.Gold, The wordpress checker was correct, this isn't a WordPress theme, or indeed a…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changes to parent theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi DKWP, No, it isn't really a problem that you have made the changes. As…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "I delete - it reappears!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi ParisBrief, I visited the link above but cannot see any content on that page,…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Please help with CONTACT FORM 7", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello snlmymt16, You will need to create some CSS rules to create the above effect.…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Navigation Links", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello imaigerms, I don't think you will be able to do this in the Dashboard,…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to add a sidebar to a theme?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hello bobrock4, I'm not very familar with the theme you mention, but have you check…

    9 months ago

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  • Contact Form 7

  • Crayon Syntax Highlighter

  • Custom Header Images

  • Dropdown Menu Widget

  • Duplicate Post

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  • Favicon by RealFaviconGenerator

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  • Free Tools to grow your Email List, Social Sharing and Analytics

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  • Google Universal Analytics

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  • WordPress Custom Post Type Archive

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