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How to Create a Sticky Audio Content Bar in Divi
Adding a sticky audio content bar is a great way to feature an audio clip for easy access as a user scrolls through your page content. For example, podcasters can “stick” their featured audio at the top of an episode page so the user can always have access to those audio controls while listening and engaging with the rest of the page content.
In this tutorial, we are going to get a bit creative with Divi’s built-in sticky position options to build a sticky audio content bar in Divi. We’ll to show you how to convert existing audio content on a page (like a row with an audio module) into a sticky audio content bar that stays at the top of the window once the user passes up the audio content while scrolling. Plus, we’ll also show you how to change the content, style, and layout of the bar once the sticky state is engaged (or stuck at the top of the window). The smooth transition and functionality of this design offers a unique solution for showcasing audio content on any Divi website.
Let’s get to it!
Sneak Peek
Here is a quick look at the design we’ll build in this tutorial.
Here is a look at the transition of the audio content into a sticky audio content bar.

And here is a look at how one might engage with the audio bar while scrolling through the page.

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How to Disable/Deactivate WordPress Plugins (3 Methods)
Almost every WordPress website uses plugins. While they are certainly handy, they can occasionally cause your website to malfunction or present security issues. If that happens, you may need to disable them one by one until you find the cause of the problem. Which can be difficult if you don’t have access to your dashboard because a plugin malfunctioned.
Fortunately, there are plenty of other ways you can disable your WordPress plugins, such as through your database. In this article, we’re going to talk about why you might need to do this and teach you how it works in three steps.
Let’s get to it!
Why Would You Want to Disable a WordPress Plugin?
As we said above, the primary reasons that someone would disable a WordPress plugin is to troubleshoot or prevent malfunctions or security issues. Sometimes those have already occurred, and sometimes its preventative.
However, depending on the circumstances, your dashboard might be inaccessible. Or you’re getting an error code that you don’t quite know how to troubleshoot or what’s causing it. Take error codes 502 and 504, for example. You’ve probably come across both several times and while they’re not unique to WordPress, issues with plugins is a potential cause. Aside from those, if you ever run into a problem where a plugin doesn’t work as intended or one of your website’s features appears to be broken, it’s a...
Twice – Divi Child Theme Overview
Twice Divi child theme was designed with blogs in mind. It’s a simple theme that works well with any type of blog including photography, travel, personal, and more. In this article, we’ll take a close look at Twice to help you decide if it’s the right Divi child theme for your needs.
Installing Twice Divi Child Theme

Installation is simple, but it doesn’t install the required plugins automatically. Fortunately, it steps you through it and it isn’t difficult. With Divi activated, upload and activate the Twice Divi child theme as with any WordPress theme.

Once you’ve activated Twice, you’ll see a message that you need two plugins installed. Click Begin installing plugins.

Select the plugins and install them. I did this by clicking the box next to Plugin to select all plugins, choosing Install from the Bulk Actions dropdown, and clicking Apply.

Next, activate the plugins by going to the Plugins list and performing a bulk activation.

Import Demo Data is now an option in the Appearance menu. Open this screen and click Import Demo Data. It will ask if you’re sure. Click Yes and stay on this screen and wait for it to finish. Your website will now look like the demo.
Twice Divi Child Theme Pages
Twice adds 8 main pages. Here’s a look at each one.
Twice Divi Child Theme Home Page

The Twice Divi child theme home page displays a global header, post slider, blog module, and more....
Default WordPress Themes: Their History and Evolution
WordPress themes are a staple of the platform, and a key part of what makes it so user-friendly. Since version 2.1, every major release has shipped with a new default WordPress theme, which provides some insight into what’s next for the Content Management System (CMS).
In this post, we’ll discuss the role default WordPress themes play, review the past twelve of them, and take a look at the latest, Twenty Twenty-One.
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The Purpose of Default WordPress Themes
New WordPress installations need a theme, even if it just serves as a placeholder until users can choose new ones for their sites. Default WordPress themes fill that role.
However, they also offer much more. For instance, default themes provide a high level of compatibility with the platform that makes them useful for troubleshooting common errors.
Additionally, each new default theme implements the latest web design practices to keep the CMS looking fresh. It also sets a precedent for upcoming features the Make WordPress team is planning.
For example, back in 2014 and 2015, WordPress default themes started incorporating responsive design. This change later expanded to the back end, and is now a staple of quality WordPress web design. So it’s fair to say that looking at the evolution of the default themes can provide insight into what’s next for the web’s most popular CMS....
Download a FREE Blog Post Template for Divi’s Sunglasses Shop 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. In the past, we shared the beautiful Sunglasses Shop Layout Pack. To help you get your website up and running as soon as possible, we’re sharing a blog post template that matches this layout pack perfectly as well! Hope you enjoy it.

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An Overview of the 2021 Default WordPress Theme
Every year, the WordPress team releases a new default theme. This upgrade usually shows off some of the latest features the platform has to offer, and the 2021 default WordPress theme is no exception.
The entire goal of the Twenty Twenty-One theme is to provide the best possible experience for users of the Block Editor. In this article, we’ll talk about what it has to offer and show it to you in action. Let’s dive in!
An Introduction to the 2021 Default WordPress Theme

Twenty Twenty-One shipped with WordPress 5.6 on December 8, 2020, so we’ve had a little time to see what it has to offer. It uses a modified version of the Seedlet theme with nested CSS variables, local font with a neutral style, and a limited color palette. The theme’s modern design features several new block patterns with layered images reminiscent of a Pinterest board, which makes it ideal for portfolio websites.
At first glance, the theme doesn’t really pop from the screen, but it’s not meant to. Its main purpose is to provide you with a canvas that you can easily build upon using the Block Editor. However, it also includes several interesting features such as:

Title tags
HTML5 elements
Custom header logos and backgrounds
Two navigation menus (one in the header and a secondary menu for the footer)
Gradient presets for blocks
A custom cover block
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How to Create Parallax Copy Transitions with Divi’s Sticky Options
When you’re looking for creative ways to spice up your page designs, parallax effects can come in handy. They bring that extra interaction on scroll without being too invasive. If you’re looking for a way to extend that parallax effect to multiple sections on your page, you’re going to love this tutorial. Today, we’ll show you how to create parallax copy transitions with Divi’s sticky options. As soon as visitors scroll past a certain section, the copy scrolls down with the parallax background image, which gives a really neat effect. As soon as the next section in line is reached, the copy is then replaced with another title. The result we’re going for looks great across all screen sizes and 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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How to Uninstall WordPress Plugins Cleanly
Plugins are the lifeblood of the WordPress ecosystem. When choosing a website or blogging platform, the core extensibility of WordPress through plugins is often a major factor in choosing to go the WP route. That said, however, not all plugins are created equal. Nor do all plugins need to remain active all the time. We want to show you how to uninstall WordPress plugins so that when and if you need to remove one, you don’t have to deal with plugin fragments and orphaned tables cluttering up your site files.
WordPress Plugin Deactivation vs Uninstalling
It’s not an uncommon occurrence for WordPress users to conflate plugin deactivation with plugin uninstalling. After all, both actions remove the plugin from your site, so one is just as good as the other, right? Well, no. Not exactly.
Plugin deactivation is just that. Deactivation. The plugin will no longer be active on your site, meaning that any features it enables will no longer function. Whenever you install a plugin, you Activate it before it can work. In the Plugins menu, you can similarly deactivate each plugin individually.

Doing so will not remove the plugin files and settings from your site. You may reactivate them at any time.

Deleting or uninstalling a plugin, however, will remove the plugin files from your site. Or at least most of them.
Why Would You Uninstall a WordPress Plugin?
Most people uninstall...

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