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Creating The Advanced Elegant Themes Dropdown Menu with Divi’s Theme Builder
Ever since Divi’s Theme Builder has come out, the way we design headers and footers throughout our websites with Divi has become easier than ever. Everything can be customized and you can obtain the exact menu you have in mind without ever having to leave the intuitive Divi environment. Now, at a certain point, you might have come across the Elegant Themes dropdown menu on our website. This dropdown menu is a more advanced type of mega menu that creatively combines icons, text and CTAs. This allows visitors to visually navigate through the different products that are provided. It also translates into a beautiful nested menu on smaller screen sizes.
In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to recreate this advanced Elegant Themes dropdown menu inside Divi’s Theme Builder. We’ll combine the best of both worlds; we’ll use the built-in Divi elements to create the foundation of our dropdowns and combine it with some code that places the dropdowns inside the WordPress menu. You’ll be able to download the JSON file for free as well!
Let’s get to it.
Before we dive into the tutorial, let’s take a quick look at the outcome across different screen sizes.


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Asking for Testimonials: When and How to Do It
Getting testimonials from happy customers and clients is an important part of building and scaling your business. Positive testimonials build brand awareness and social proof, and they’re a crucial marketing tool for business owners. Asking for testimonials is a fairly simple process, and it’s easy to implement as part of your customer journey and client acquisition.
There are several different ways you can ask for testimonials, and a number of places to display them once you have them. Depending on the type and nature of your business, you can request and display customer testimonials on your website, via social media (Facebook, LinkedIn), on Google, and more.
Before we can start gathering and displaying testimonials, we need to consider when and how to ask. The answers vary, so let’s look at a few possibilities for asking for testimonials.
When to Ask for Testimonials from Clients and Customers
The nature of your product or service dictates when you should ask your clients and customers for a testimonial. Here are three common times when it’s particularly easy to make the ask:

Immediately after services are rendered. If your service depends primarily on customer service and one-on-one, human interaction in the exchange, don’t be afraid to ask for a testimonial right away.
At the end of a project. As you’re wrapping up a project, go ahead and ask your client to leave...
Get a FREE Wedding Photographer Layout Pack for Divi
Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new, free Divi Layout Packs from our design team to you.
This time around, Kenny and his team have created an elegant Wedding Photographer Layout Pack that’ll help you showcase all previous work in a stunning way!

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If you’re looking for an elegant way to showcase your portfolio, you’ll love the Wedding Photographer Layout Pack. This layout pack focuses on putting your images in the spotlight and is ideal for any kind of wedding photographer website. The layout pack balances elegance with professionalism and helps you convince visitors of your expertise with the portfolio and project layouts that are included.
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How to Use the WordPress Editor
WordPress as a CMS has an incredibly robust set of features. The plugins and widgets draw people to the platform, but once inside, the real power comes from the WordPress editor itself. Regardless of what your goal is with the platform, you will be using the post/page editor in a major capacity. So we want to show you how to use the WordPress editor to the fullest extent so that your content shines and your site flourishes.
What is the WordPress Editor?
Technically, there are three WordPress editors you can choose from. With the release of WordPress 5.0, the editor changed from the then-default TinyMCE to the Block Editor that we have today. Amid that change, the Gutenberg editor plugin was released as a bridge to beta test new features for the Block Editor before making it into WordPress Core.
While the Block Editor is default in WP as of 5.0, you can choose to use any of the three you want. You can install the Classic Editor plugin to keep the TinyMCE of old, the Gutenberg plugin to keep the newest features (though potentially unstable) in your editor, or you can keep the default Block Editor.
Given the extra steps involved in using anything but the default editor (and the inherent instability and changing nature of the Gutenberg plugin), we’re going to focus solely on the default Block Editor in this post. However, you should note that the fundamentals are the same...
The 13 Best Divi eCourses for Those Looking to Dig Deeper
One advantage of Divi is the great number of eCourses that dig into the features of Divi. If you want to get started with Divi, improve your skills, or learn to do something specific with Divi, there’s a Divi course for that. It’s been a few years since we took a close look at Divi courses, so here is our most up-to-date list of courses we think you should check out. The courses are in no particular order.
1. The Web Design Formula

The Web Design Formula covers everything you need to know about designing and building websites with Divi. It’s an evolving course, so it’s always up to date. It has 7 modules with 2 more on the way. They cover hosting and setup, how Divi works, the web design framework, design fundamentals, workflow, building your site, launch strategy, and starting your own freelance business. Bonuses include a Photoshop course and a WordPress mastery course. You’ll design a complete website based on a case study.
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2. Divi/WordPress Beginners Course

Divi/WordPress Beginners Course starts with the basics of Divi and WordPress and covers enough advanced information for freelancers for those who want to build websites for clients. The five modules include WordPress overview, Divi basics, Divi advanced, a Divi website build, and extras including plugins, resources, and a reference guide. The course has you building a site from start to...
How Much Is Your Company Worth?
Conducting an accurate company valuation is not as simple as it sounds. How much your business is worth depends on a myriad of factors, each of which speaks in some way to your company’s potential for success.
In this article, we’ll break down the five primary factors that can influence your company’s worth. We’ll talk about how public and private valuations work and introduce you to a couple of tools you can use to make back-of-the-napkin estimates regarding your own business.
Let’s dive in!
Why Is It Important to Know How Much Your Company Is Worth?
Your company’s worth isn’t as useful as money in the bank, but it’s the next best thing. While it’s clearly important to know the dollar amount associated with your business’ value if you want to sell it, having this number on hand is also useful if you want to:

Apply for a business loan. Businesses with high valuations often represent smaller risks. This can result in lower interest rates and more capital to expand your brand.
Attract investors. Investors often see companies with high valuations as less risky. Once again, this may provide you with more funds to develop new products, expand production, or otherwise grow your business.

It’s important to understand that the value of a business doesn’t come down to just its profits. In practice, there are a...
Get a FREE Header & Footer for Divi’s Dietitian Layout Pack
Hey Divi Nation! Thanks for joining us for the next installment of our weekly Divi Design Initiative where each week, we give away brand new freebies. This Monday, we shared a brand new Dietitian Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a global header & footer template that matches this layout pack perfectly as well! Hope you enjoy it.

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How to Run a Stand Up Meeting the Right Way
Meetings are a contentious topic in many businesses and industries. Often viewed as a necessity, they’re also criticized for frequently being an exercise in wasted time and energy. This has led many to search for a better way to conduct meetings within their companies.
In this post, we’ll be looking at one technique that’s become increasingly popular – stand up meetings. We’ll explain what they are, and how to give them a try to see if they work for your business.
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The Problems With Traditional Company Meetings
Just about everyone knows what a traditional meeting looks like within the average company. Anywhere from several people to dozens of employees gather in a conference room and sit around a table, sharing updates and making plans. Donuts or bagels are often involved.
If you’ve ever been in one of these meetings, you know they can often feel like a waste of time. In many cases, they’re simply an obligation rather than a necessity, and result in a lot of talk without much actually getting done. They can drag on for too long as well, taking up valuable time that could be spent on actually working.
There’s a temptation to table a motion to abolish meetings (ironically, at a meeting.) In some companies, where employees largely work independently, this may work. However, other teams still need the opportunity to make sure that everyone is on the same page.

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