Michael Davis

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How to customize built-in modules in Beaver Builder

By Michael Davis / June 8, 2017 / 2 Comments

While there are other ways to connect some dynamic (changing) data to settings within some modules, they’re not yet universal and require the additional purchase of either Beaver Themer or other third-party solutions. Recently I set out to see if I could find another solution for adding dynamic content. One that would allow a greater variety of sources and…

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How fast can we create a new child theme for Beaver Builder?

By Michael Davis / December 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Just released today, Child Themer from Cobalt Apps, turns the process of creating a child theme into just a few clicks. Once your child theme is created, you also have a powerful new editor to access and edit your child theme files. Watch as we go step-by-step through creating a new child theme using Child Themer. ×…

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Beaver Builder 1.9 (Shasta) Release

By Michael Davis / December 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

Just a few hours after the release of WordPress 4.7, the guys at Beaver Builder released version 1.9 of the plugin and this one has some exciting, long awaited features to introduce. Added the ability to drop columns into columns. Added the ability to drag and drop existing columns. Made multiple improvements for more accurate…

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Should Developers Be Bloggers?

By Michael Davis / December 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

I caught a bit of Wordcamp US live feed this morning, starting with a talk by Sal Ferrarello on why WordPress developers should also be bloggers. Sal inspired a few thoughts of my own. How did you come to WordPress? For many in the WordPress community, especially the do-it-yourself-ers who have no interest except to maintain…

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November Update

By Michael Davis / November 30, 2016 / 2 Comments

There’s a new beaver ’round here Hello. I’m Michael Davis. Some of you may have seen Ian’s post in the Beaver Builder Facebook group last month seeking someone to take over Beaver Brains. While he loved creating and operating Beaver Brains, a job change was forcing him to realize he needed to let it go. Over the next few weeks…

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Beaver Brains has a new owner

By Michael Davis / November 23, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’m really happy to announce that Beaver Brains is now owned by Michael Davis, owner of the WordPress application agency, I’m Not Marvin and early Beaver Builder enthusiast. Michael’s vision for the future of Beaver Brains includes expanding the current resources and introducing new tools and features for the Beaver Builder community. When I started…

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Beaver Builder October News

By Michael Davis / October 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

October hasn’t been a quiet month in the Beaver Builder world – Fall / Autumn for our northerners, Spring for the southerners, festivals and holidays for all. And yet there are still so many great new Beaver Builder goodies to talk about. Here’s our roundup of October news.

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Use Google Tag Manager to add custom Javascript to your site

By Michael Davis / October 13, 2016 / 0 Comments

Use Google’s Tag Manager to add custom Javascript to your Beaver Builder pages. By using Tag Manager’s powerful variables, you can add analytics, chat bubbles and social sharing buttons on specific pages at specific times going way beyond the normal control you get from plugins and Beaver Builders own Global and Layout Javascript integration.

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New Beaver Builder Products released this week

By Michael Davis / October 7, 2016 / 2 Comments

It’s been a busy week in the beaver Builder community. New products, plugins and templates have hit the Beaver Builder marketplace. Here’s our list of the latest and greatest! Be a better Beaver with these awesome new tools.

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Top SEO optimisation tips for using images in Beaver Builder

By Michael Davis / October 6, 2016 / 2 Comments

Beaver Builder has a number of cool options for displaying images in your layouts and adds useful metadata through Schema.org structured data and HTML markup in its code. In order to ensure that you maximise the potential for your images to be displayed in search engine results, you should add metadata and optimise images for best results. Follow these tips to get the best SEO optimisation results for your images.

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Using Bootstrap CSS helpers with the Beaver Builder Theme

By Michael Davis / September 29, 2016 / 2 Comments

The Beaver Builder Theme is based on Bootstrap – one of the most popular HTML, CSS and JS frameworks for developing responsive, mobile first, websites. By using standard Bootstrap CSS classes you can add unique stand-out elements to your page. In this post, we show you some great examples.

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Create Unique headers and footers using BB Header Footer plugin

By Michael Davis / September 28, 2016 / 14 Comments

Nikhil Chavan of Brainstormforce, has recently released a new plugin that enables you to create your own unique headers and footers for use with Beaver Builder, GeneratePress and Genesis child themes.

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