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How Do I Make LocalBiz Vortex Sites "Responsive" Article rated 3.2/5.0
The LocalBiz Vortex theme is automatically responsive. The responsiveness already coded into the styling of the theme. If you reduce the size of the browser screen on your site you'll see what I mean....
Setting up sliding gallery in Vortex Article rated 3.1/5.0
The sliding gallery works by taking the featured image from posts in any chosen category (or one created for that purpose which you can call "slider") and then it displays that image in the sliding ga...
Vortex3: How to insert a video in the header widget in LBV3 Article rated 3.1/5.0
1) Go to wp-admin/appearance/widgets and place an empty text widget into the Header widget panel on the right. You should keep the height of the video (h) at 200px or less,.. you could go higher but ...
How to deploy a Vortex ready made niche site Article rated 3.2/5.0
There is a video on this shortlyprocess which you can see by clicking the video link at the end of this article,.. but in the meantime you can follow these simple steps. Simple Steps To Deployment: ...
How to get the code string for the gMaps function in page editor Article rated 3.0/5.0
This is very simple to do. Go to maps.google.com and paste in the address to the maps search bar and when the map appears you'll see in the top left of the page a link (for paste link into email or IM...
Why would someone want to spin the content (daily, weekly, monthly) once its spun? Article rated 3.0/5.0
Personally, I just like to spin once,.then edit and fine tune, perform SEO, format page and leave it like that. But some marketers are saying that there is added SEO value when Google sees you adding...
How to remove Skype phone number auto-formatting Article rated 3.1/5.0
The skype image is something that is configured by your browser (Firefox & IE usually does this). When the browser sees any phone number it automatically adds a CSS style value to create a default...
Using audio with your Vortex sites Article rated 3.0/5.0
Previously I have successfully used WP audioplayer (free plugin) which seemed to work fine. The MediaElement.js - HTML5 Video & Audio Player looks good also (free plugin) and it also works with th...
Fatal Error Notice Upon Installataion Article rated 3.1/5.0
When you have installed LocalBiz Vortex and activated it you if you see an error message as follows then that indicates that your hosting company does not have Ioncube Uploaders installed or activated...
Disappearing Red CTA Arrow? Article rated 3.0/5.0
If you find that your CTA arrow in the right side featured panel disappeared then that's because you somehow placed a widget of some sort in the header widget area. As soon as you place any widget i...
Vortex3: Inserting a video in the featured panel in LBV3 Article rated 3.0/5.0
Basically this is controlled via Custom Fields panel in your page editor.If you can't see a custom fields panel just go to the top of your page editor and click the "On Screen Options" tab and then fr...
Multi Site Compatability Article rated 3.0/5.0
We've had a few questions with regards to using LocalBiz VORTEX in a Multi-Site or Hive configuration so I thought I'd post this article response here. Whereas previous versions of Localbiz Vortex wer...
Disappearing editor control in WordPress pages editor Article rated 3.0/5.0
If you encounter a situation where the visual/html page editor does not show up or work properly then you should read the solution below: html/visual is a function of WordPress and nothing to do with...
How to remove the "Reply" box at the end of posts and pages Article rated 3.0/5.0
The bottom "Reply" section is a function of the "comments on/off" for each page or post in the page/post editor. You can choose whether to have this visible or not on pages and posts. Scroll down th...
Creating An HTML Site Map In Vortex Article rated 3.0/5.0
To create a site map: you can either install plugin such as Yoast WP SEO (highly recommended overall SEO plugin) and use the XML site map feature,.. and or you can install an html site map generator w...
Using Social Media Buttons With Vortex Article rated 3.0/5.0
Some Vortex members have asked us about being able to insert social media buttons such a s Facebook and Twitter in the home pages of their sites. We haven't made any provision in the styling for any ...
Using the Copyright Symbol in Footer Credits Article rated 3.0/5.0
If you wish to insert a proper copyright symbol in the footer credits then follow this: Instead of using "(c)" use this "©" and the symbol will appear. If you wanted to italicise any portio...
Ebedding a Gmap into LocalBiz Vortex Pages and Posts Article rated 3.1/5.0
This is very simple since we have now hard coded gmaps embed into WPLB,.. you dont need any other plugins or key codes so you can really just delete all of them. We have a video on this process which...
Checklist for items to be tended to after installation of LocalBiz VORTEX niche site Article rated 3.1/5.0
Checklist for items to be tended to after installation of Vortex niche site Many people have asked for a checklist of essential items that need to be attended to once a Vortex niche content site has ...
How to set up page image links in Featured Gallery Article rated 3.0/5.0
The featured gallery only displays images from Posts and not pages. Therefore what we do in order to set up a Featured gallery photo display link to a page is as follows: Example: Setting up a featu...
How to remove titles from pages and posts Article rated 3.1/5.0
WordPress has an annoying standard feature that creates a page title using the main title you have set for you page or post. So for example,... When you create a page called "About Us", that title wi...
Downloading hCard & Import to Outlook Article rated 3.0/5.0
There is a "Download hCard" link in the printed data for hCards. When you click on this to download it you should save it as a .vcf file and then import it into Microsoft Outlook.To Import a single vC...
Setting up Latest Posts page Article rated 3.0/5.0
To set up latest posts page: 1) Create a posts category and give it a name such as "articles" or whatever you choose 2) Assign all posts that you wish to appear in new articles category with the new c...
Making home pages fit all screen sizes? Article rated 3.1/5.0
One of the downsides of creating an above the fold site is that the home page or featured panel pages will be just right in the average monitor browser (14" to 15"), too big in 10" to 11" and too smal...
Using the “FancyBox” jQuery popout feature to display your Youtube and Vimeo Videos Article rated 3.1/5.0
LocalBiz Vortex incorporates the use of “FancyBox” jQuery popout lightbox to display Youtube and Vimeo videos. This is done automatically whenever you insert a link to a Youtube or Vimeo v...
Is there a way of having content + sidebar without full featured panel? Article rated 3.1/5.0
Yes you can have content + sidebar without featured panel.   Whereas the CTA arrow part of the featured panel used to be fixed exclusivley to the featured panel, it is now possible to insert a ...
How do I get my articles/posts into a syntaxed format? Article rated 3.0/5.0
The articles we have used that have the syntaxed text have been spun using a spinner software. Mostly I do this myself as I have outsourced it before and been somewhat disappointed with the results. ...
How do I control text panel under Featured panel for text and video? Article rated 3.1/5.0
Some people have asked "How and where is text edited that appears in the thin subtext box under the featured gallery?" On all Featured Panel templates for the small subtext box under the featured gal...
How To Delete Existing Vortex Theme To Upload Later Version Article rated 3.0/5.0
IMPORTANT: You need to first delete a theme when you are uploading an updated version of the same theme otherwise you will encounter an error message "already theme by that name" 1) Deactivate curre...
Correct Code For Fancybox Video & Mobile Video Article rated 3.2/5.0
Here's the code for the fancy popout videos:(note Autoplay will not work in mobile) Code Using Image Placeholder and Hiding Controls: <a class="fancyvideo" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c...
Enterprise Theme Rebranding Article rated 3.0/5.0
If you have a Vortex Enterprise license, the rebranding option panel appears by default in the Vortex Enterprise theme Control Panel with the "General" tab. Once you fill in the details with your ren...
Setting up an autoresponder to deliver the free eBook download Article rated 3.1/5.0
This guide is for anyone that may need to know how to set up the download mechanism for the free eBook! The objective here is for you to collect names and email addresses of anyone that opts in for t...
What should I be charging for the niche websites? Article rated 3.1/5.0
Q. Can you tell me a price on what we should be charging for the nich websites? A. It really depends on a few things. 1) How much extra detail and tweaking you'll be doing to the site by way of addi...
Restoring website after Base Site auto accidental overwrite Article rated 3.0/5.0
QUESTION: Is there anyway to restore the website with the local biz vortex custom theme. I overwrote the front page yesterday by pressing the "help, easy to create" button.ANSWER: Actually you can res...
Phone Text Color on Mobile Article rated 3.0/5.0
I'd like to keep the "click to call" feature on mobile if possible. How do I change the color of the link text? The blue color on the number is because its showing as a link "click to call". The only ...
Uploading the PDF eBook to your server Article rated 3.0/5.0
We've had a couple of inquiries asking "What's the best way of uploading the free eBook "Getting More Internet Customers" to my site so it can be ready for download. Here's a simple guide as it's rea...
Setting up an autoresponder to deliver the free eBook download Article rated 3.0/5.0
This guide is for anyone that may need to know how to set up the download mechanism for the free eBook! The objective here is for you to collect names and email addresses of anyone that opts in for t...
Upgrading WPLBv2 to Vortex 2.2 Article rated 3.0/5.0
QUESTION: Is there a tutorial or instructions on upgrading an existing WP-Local site to Vortex 2.2?? (Especially without destroying all the settings?) ANSWER: There's no video on upgrading from WPLBv...
Displaying Phone Numbers As "Tap To Call" in Mobiles Article rated 3.0/5.0
The action of phone numbers being detected by the various mobile browsers depends a lot from one user agent to another (ie., iPhone, Android, Windows, Blackberry etc). This is not something that is th...
Vortex 3: Listing The Various Short Codes Article rated 3.0/5.0
Vortex 3 has several WP shortcodes built in so that you can quickly insert some things.Here's a basic list of those shortcodes:[searchform] This shortcode will insert a site search form wherever ...
Vortex 3: How To Hide The Default WP Site-Title Article rated 3.2/5.0
  There are two aspects to this issue. That is to say,.. 2 things that will affect whether a default header title shows. One, is the default WP header title (which appears and is controlled in ...
Vortex 3: Changing Site Link Colors Article rated 3.2/5.0
In the Central Control Panel for Vortex, you will see that there are 4 settings to control the Hyperlinks of the site for *Normal, *Hover, *Active and *Visited. (see screenshot attached). I like to u...
How to remove "Home" page section appearing under featured text box Article rated 3.2/5.0
This is an easy thing to remedy. Just go into WP Pages, open your page for "Home" (or whatever the effected page is) and remove the word "text" from the page editor and then that section will disappe...
 

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