Tutorials

Divi & WordPress related tutorials to help YOU! My fellow Divi Web Designers.

Divi Tutorials

My collection of Divi tutorials based off of my actual website designs with tips & tricks to help you out in building awesome websites with Divi!

How to Create a Divi Mobile Menu Collapse Effect

How to Create a Divi Mobile Menu Collapse Effect

In this tutorial I'll show you How to Create a Mobile Menu Collapse Effect in Divi. It's a great way to customize the Divi mobile menu on your site and is VERY important for UX (user experience) when you have a lot of menu items. There are a lot of tutorials out there...

How to Remove Divi Menu Drop Shadow

How to Remove Divi Menu Drop Shadow

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Remove the Divi Menu Drop Shadow. Out of the box, the Divi menu has a little line below the menu and expands to a full drop shadow when you scroll down (if you have fixed navigation set.) It's usually unseen against a dark...

How to Add Icons to Divi Blog Posts by Category

How to Add Icons to Divi Blog Posts by Category

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Add Icons to Divi Blog Posts by Category. It's a super cool way to add some life to blog posts that would otherwise look very boring. Especially when you have posts without a featured image. By the end of this tutorial, you'll...

How to Create a Transparent Divi Primary & Secondary Menu

How to Create a Transparent Divi Primary & Secondary Menu

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Create a Transparent Divi Primary & Secondary Menu. To take it a step further, I'll show you how to do this for ONLY the homepage. I get this look requested often by clients. I'll also show you how to make sure the...

How to Create a Google Review Link

How to Create a Google Review Link

In this tutorial, I show you How to Create a Google Review Link. We're going to do this in 2 methods by creating a link that opens up all reviews for customers to see and a direct Google Review link that a website user can click to quickly leave a Review. It's a very...

How to Create a Direct Download Button in Divi

How to Create a Direct Download Button in Divi

In this tutorial I show you How to Create a Direct Download Button in Divi. It's a great way to allow website users to click a button, link or any other element in Divi to immediately download a file. I often use this on client sites for customers downloading pdf's or...

How to Create a Divi Popup using Divi Overlays

How to Create a Divi Popup using Divi Overlays

In this tutorial, I show you How to Create a Divi Popup effect using the most popular Divi Popup Builder and Popup Maker Divi Overlays. As shown in the video, this is the popup plugin I use to create an effect where a button, menu item or ANY element in your Divi...

How to Customize a Password Protected Page in WordPress

How to Customize a Password Protected Page in WordPress

In this tutorial I show you How to Customize a Password Protected Page in Wordpress. By default and depending on what theme you're using, the front end of the password protected page usually looks terrible. Luckily, with just a few lines of CSS and some creativity,...

How to Create a Diagonal Shape Background in Top Header of Divi

How to Create a Diagonal Shape Background in Top Header of Divi

In this quick, fun tutorial I show you how to create a Diagonal Background Shape in the Top Header of Divi. It's a very simple, sleek way to add some life to your Divi header by giving your top header menu a different look. It's also a great way to leave some room for...

Where did the “Make This Row Fullwidth” button in Divi go?

Where did the “Make This Row Fullwidth” button in Divi go?

In a recent Divi update (I believe it was from 3.21 to 3.22) the button under Design > Sizing that allowed us to "Make This Row Fullwidth" has disappeared.Have no fear though, the solution now is just to adjust the width to 100% and the max with to 100% under...

How to Create a Custom Text Underline Effect

How to Create a Custom Text Underline Effect

In this quick, fun tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create a custom text underline effect. I use this effect all the time when wanting accent a phrase or certain words inside a line of text or paragraph. It can be extremely handy for link conversion, UE (user...

How to Keep Columns on Mobile in Divi

How to Keep Columns on Mobile in Divi

In this tutorial, I show you how to Keep Columns on Mobile in Divi. In short, we're going to make it so that the columns stay next to each other on tablet and phones vs stacking on top of each other like you'd normally see. Super handy effect for things like icons,...

Creating a Logo/Text Cutout Effect in Divi

Creating a Logo/Text Cutout Effect in Divi

Welcome to my first tutorial of 2019!In this tutorial, I show you how to create a cutout effect with a logo or text in Divi. Effect is based off of this site (as of 1/29/19). So crank up some Limp Bizkit if you feeling like throwing back to 1999 and let's get to...

Divi Theme vs Divi Builder Plugin

Divi Theme vs Divi Builder Plugin

If you're new to Divi, the difference between The Divi Theme and Divi Builder Plugin can be a little unclear. Here's a brief explanation that'll help you understand how they're different and how you can use them on different Wordpress sites! When you purchase a...

How to Replace Text with an Icon in the Divi Menu

How to Replace Text with an Icon in the Divi Menu

In this tutorial, I show you how to Replace Text with an Icon in the Divi Menu. More specifically, how to create a little home icon in the Divi menu that links back to the home page. This is an addition to the method used in my previous tutorial on How to Add Icons to...

How to Create a Grayscale to Color Logo Hover Effect in Divi

How to Create a Grayscale to Color Logo Hover Effect in Divi

In this tutorial, I walk you through how to create a little effect where your logos (or whatever you choose to apply this on) go from grayscale to full color on hover. I've used this trick on several sites and it's very handy when displaying logos for pages like...

How to Create a Logo Swap Effect in Divi

How to Create a Logo Swap Effect in Divi

In this quick tutorial, I show you how to create a logo swap effect on your Divi site, just like the effect I currently have on mine. It's a subtle, buy very cool way to add some spice to your Divi designs. My effect is a simple color inverse but you can add ANY image...

Where to put your Favicon in Divi

Where to put your Favicon in Divi

In a recent Divi update (I believe it was version 3.9 or 3.10) the area where you put your favicon is gone. Have no fear though, you can still put a favicon in by going to the Theme Customizer > Site Identity > Site Icon area. Just make sure the file is 512px x...

How To Stop Words from Breaking on Mobile in Divi

How To Stop Words from Breaking on Mobile in Divi

In this quick tutorial, I show you how to stop your words from breaking on mobile in Divi. It's a very common occurrence so if you experience it, you're not alone! Luckily with just one line of CSS and perhaps a few custom tweaks, you'll be all set in no time. Hope...

How to Optimize Divi for Mobile with the Visual Builder

How to Optimize Divi for Mobile with the Visual Builder

In this tutorial, I walk you through how to optimize your Divi website for mobile using the Visual Builder. I often use custom CSS and media queries to adjust the responsive setting on my Divi websites but the visual builder provides some very handy built in features...

How To Put a Background Image in the Divi Header

How To Put a Background Image in the Divi Header

In this Divi tutorial, I show you how to put a background image or repeating texture in your Divi header! It's a nice little trick to have in your back pocket when a client wants an image in the header and with this method, we're not using any extra plugins or bloated...

How to Create a Fullwidth 2 Column Image & Text Section in Divi

How to Create a Fullwidth 2 Column Image & Text Section in Divi

In this tutorial, I show you how to create a Fullwidth 2 Column Layout with an Image and Text in Divi. There are numerous ways to do this but I've found what I think to be the most straight forward and simple solution. This is also accompanied by a free layout! See...

How to Add 5 or 6 Columns in Divi

How to Add 5 or 6 Columns in Divi

Ever wanted to build a page with more than 4 columns in Divi? By default, Divi unfortunately only gives us the option to have up to 4 columns in the Divi builder but in this tutorial, I show you how to add 5 or 6 columns! There are several ways to go about this and...

How to Set Up Google Analytics in Divi (without a plugin)

How to Set Up Google Analytics in Divi (without a plugin)

In this tutorial, I show you how to set up Google Analytics in your Divi website WITHOUT the use of an external plugin. Wordpress Google Analytics plugins have their uses. Case in point, if your client wants to be able to see a snapshot of their site stats and page...

How to Use Inspect Element to Edit CSS in Divi

How to Use Inspect Element to Edit CSS in Divi

In this tutorial, I show you how to use Google Chrome's Inspect Element Tool to help edit and customize your CSS in Divi. Inspect element is a robust and complex tool so we don't cover everything but I'll show you what you need to know editing and customizing...

How to Create a Call To Action Button for the Divi Menu

How to Create a Call To Action Button for the Divi Menu

In this tutorial, I show you How to Create a Call To Action Button for the Divi Menu. Have you ever wanted to put a button in your Divi menu? By default, Divi's menu options are slim but with just a little CSS magic, you can really make menu items come to life. This...

Where to Put Your Custom CSS in Divi

Where to Put Your Custom CSS in Divi

In this tutorial, I show you Where to Put Your Custom CSS in Divi. More specifically, how to edit the CSS stylesheet directly in Divi. I've received numerous questions on how I access my Divi stylesheet as shown in my tutorials so I'm excited to walk you through how I...

How to Create a Sleek Mailchimp SignUp in Divi

How to Create a Sleek Mailchimp SignUp in Divi

Welcome to the FINAL post in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for past 12 weeks, I've dished out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. This tutorial walks you through "How to Create a Sleek...

How to Customize the Dropdown Menu in Divi

How to Customize the Dropdown Menu in Divi

Welcome to part 11 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this tutorial, I show you "How to Customize...

How to Customize the Top Header in Divi

How to Customize the Top Header in Divi

Want to level up your CSS game? Use coupon code "CSS10" for 10% OFF my Divi/CSS Course!This tutorial walks you through "How to Customize the Top Header in Divi." By default, Divi gives us the ability to put a phone number, email and...

How to Customize the Divi Gallery Like a Boss

How to Customize the Divi Gallery Like a Boss

Welcome to part 9 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this tutorial, I show you "How to Customize...

How to Create an Overlapping Logo in Divi

How to Create an Overlapping Logo in Divi

Welcome to part 8 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this tutorial, I show you "How to Create...

How to Vertically Align Content in Divi

How to Vertically Align Content in Divi

Welcome to part 7 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this tutorial, I show you "How To Vertically Center Content in...

How to Create Anchor Links in Divi

How to Create Anchor Links in Divi

Welcome to part 6 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this tutorial, I show you "How to Create Anchor Links in Divi!"...

How To Customize the Back To Top Button in Divi

How To Customize the Back To Top Button in Divi

Welcome to part 5 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this Divi tutorial, I teach you "How to Customize the Back To Top...

How to Customize the Divi Menu Dropdown Icon

How to Customize the Divi Menu Dropdown Icon

Welcome to part 4 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. This tutorial will show you How to Customize the Divi Menu Dropdown...

How to Add Icons to Your Divi Menu

How to Add Icons to Your Divi Menu

Welcome to part 3 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. In this tutorial, which is perhaps the most requested tutorial I've...

How to Create Overlapping Footer Social Icons in Divi

How to Create Overlapping Footer Social Icons in Divi

Welcome to part 2 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. This tutorial walks you through "How to Create Overlapping Footer...

How to Create an Image Overlap Section with Divi

How to Create an Image Overlap Section with Divi

Welcome to part 1 of 12 in my Tutorial Tuesday series! Every Tuesday for 12 weeks, I'm dishing out video tutorials for my top requested questions on Design, Layouts or Tricks with Wordpress and Divi. This first tutorial walks you through "How to Create an Image...

WordPress Tutorials

My collection of WordPress related tutorials to help you out in your WordPress web design journey.

How to Download Media Files in WordPress

How to Download Media Files in WordPress

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Download Media Files in Wordpress with no plugin needed. One feature I'm very surprised Wordpress doesn't include (at least at the time of writing this) is a way to download images, videos and other file types directly from the...

How to Make a Non Clickable Menu Item in WordPress

How to Make a Non Clickable Menu Item in WordPress

In this tutorial, I'll show you How to Make a Non Clickable Menu Item in Wordpress. By default, when you add pages, posts or custom links to your Wordpress menu, they will be a link. But what if you want to have a menu item that just displays the items below it that...

How to Create a Google Review Link

How to Create a Google Review Link

In this tutorial, I show you How to Create a Google Review Link. We're going to do this in 2 methods by creating a link that opens up all reviews for customers to see and a direct Google Review link that a website user can click to quickly leave a Review. It's a very...

How to Customize a Password Protected Page in WordPress

How to Customize a Password Protected Page in WordPress

In this tutorial I show you How to Customize a Password Protected Page in Wordpress. By default and depending on what theme you're using, the front end of the password protected page usually looks terrible. Luckily, with just a few lines of CSS and some creativity,...

How to Set Up Google Analytics in Divi (without a plugin)

How to Set Up Google Analytics in Divi (without a plugin)

In this tutorial, I show you how to set up Google Analytics in your Divi website WITHOUT the use of an external plugin. Wordpress Google Analytics plugins have their uses. Case in point, if your client wants to be able to see a snapshot of their site stats and page...

How to Use Inspect Element to Edit CSS in Divi

How to Use Inspect Element to Edit CSS in Divi

In this tutorial, I show you how to use Google Chrome's Inspect Element Tool to help edit and customize your CSS in Divi. Inspect element is a robust and complex tool so we don't cover everything but I'll show you what you need to know editing and customizing...

How to MANUALLY Migrate Your WordPress Site

How to MANUALLY Migrate Your WordPress Site

In this tutorial, I walk you through How to MANUALLY Migrate your Wordpress Site from one host to another. There are several great duplicating, cloning and migration tools for transferring Wordpress sites but it's good to know how to do it manually just incase a...

Web Design Tutorials

My collection of miscellaneous web design tutorials with tips, tricks and other useful resources to help you in your web design journey.

How to Circle (or Highlight) Items with Preview on Mac

How to Circle (or Highlight) Items with Preview on Mac

In this quick but very handy tutorial, I'll show you a trick that isn't directly related to Divi, Wordpress or even web design but has saved me soooo much time (and sanity) in my web design business which is How to Circle or Highlight Items in Preview on Mac. If you...

How to Create a Google Review Link

How to Create a Google Review Link

In this tutorial, I show you How to Create a Google Review Link. We're going to do this in 2 methods by creating a link that opens up all reviews for customers to see and a direct Google Review link that a website user can click to quickly leave a Review. It's a very...

Optimizing Images for Web with Adobe Bridge

Optimizing Images for Web with Adobe Bridge

In response to a recent tutorial request, here is a quick tutorial on Optimizing Images for Web with Adobe Bridge. While there are numerous tools out there to help you make your images web ready, Bridge is my preferred app because of the power you have to easily...