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Troubleshooting the X Theme spinning Cornerstone logo

To help us all deal with the intermittent spinning Cornerstone logo, we have put together the following guide. We have gathered various suggestions and fixes which have been mentioned on the X Theme Users FB Group and the X Theme support forum. One or more of these steps may resolve this issue, but no promises. This is by no means a definitive list, so …

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How To Protect Your X Site With Google Authenticator

et’s face it. In our digital world nothing is 100% secure. Over the past year or so we’ve witnessed some of the most reputable tools hacked – W3 Total Cache, Rev Slider and even the notorious SSL Heartbleed come to mind. Most recently – BlogVault. And CloudFlare leak just the other day (not a hack and there’s a difference). So …

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LattePress

LattePress is a free WordPress training application, geared towards helping individuals, entrepreneurs and small businesses launch their websites while avoiding expensive development costs. This is not just another WordPress video library, but a comprehensive application which custom-tailors your training around the site you need. Save time and money so you can focus on what’s important: your business. What is LattePress? …

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Cornerstone Live Templates

Introducing the Cornerstone Live Templates plugin — a way to create reusable “live templates” that could be included across your Cornerstone posts and pages, and that could be updated from a single location. This is the initial release of the plugin so please do your testing in a non-production environment. WPMU version coming soon. The full version is downloadable for …

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Cornerstone Landing Page Templates

My name is Pierquinto Manco, like you I build websites with X and I often find myself helping my own customers to improve their development processes and marketing strategies through the use of landing pages. I now have a range of landing page templates which have been very effective in generating new leads and converting sales. I have decided make …

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Can we really trust Google?

Alexei Kutsko from WP Speedguru  and Miroslav Misho Meduric from WP Usabilitly have joined forces to write an article that attempts to answer an important question about trusting Google. Hint: yes, you can trust it. Alexei I love Google. Google Search, Apps for Business, Analytics, Search Console, etc., etc., great stuff. Could be a bit more user friendly but great …

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The Secret To Making Google Love Your Site

This may be the most important post you’ll ever read If you want to boost your Google rankings or even get on the first page, then this may be the most important post you’ll ever read. Here’s why. I’m going to share with you how my brand new site got on the first page of Google in roughly 4 months. …

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Paginating a post with Cornerstone

One of the most fundamental features of WordPress is paginating a post (breaking a post into sub-pages). You will see many popular blogs doing this, especially sites that do top 10 or top 20 posts. Unfortunately if you are like many others and use CornerStone to design your post layouts, will not be able to to paginate a post. After …

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What is a child theme, why you need one, and how to set it up

What is a Child Theme? A child theme is a theme that inherits all the functionality and styling of its parent theme, in this case X Theme, and allows you to make changes without affecting the main theme files. Using a child theme is always good practice.   Why Do You Need to Use a Child Theme? Child themes are the recommended …