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Quick Tip: Altering the column structure for 5, 7, 9 and 11 column layouts within Base framework

We've had a couple of support emails lately from users asking how to display 5, 7, 9 and 11 columns within the 12 column grid without leaving any space at either side. You can already display these number of columns however in these scenarios we want them to span the full width of the 12 column structure. The best way to illustrate this to users was by creating a codepen that ...

Introducing Source 3.0 - Another step forward for Umbraco themes

Today we launched Source 3.0 with a ton of improvements which we plan to roll out over all existing themes in the coming months. The main purpose of this update was to tidy up code, remove the need for third party plugins, provide better multi-lingual support and improve the organisation of partial views and document types to make it easier for our customers to find and edit c ...

Umbraco Codegarden 2015 here we come!!

Codegarden is finaly here!! The uSkinned team are busy packing their bags ready to head off to Copenhagen for the annual Umbraco conference. We are looking forward to all of the great sessions and workshops and meeting up with our Umbraco chums. We will be on hand to answer any questions so look out for the uSkinned hoodies. On our return we will be putting together the fini ...

How to use MailChimp with uSkinned Newsletter Signup Form

NB. Our themes now include a dropdown option to use either MailChimp or Campaign Monitor. This can be found within the Global Settings node. Out of the box our Umbraco themes will allow you to collect user email addresses via Newsletter signup forms that have been hooked into the Campaign Monitor API. These forms can be placed on any page throughout your website and can li ...

Slick - A fully responsive, swipe ready carousel

All of our themes come with, Slick, a responsive carousel built for the modern web. It supports single items, multiple items, scrolling one at a time, uneven sets, fading, and the ability to easily add and remove items from the list. The output is elegantly simple while taking advantage of modern web technologies, such as CSS3, and good design practices, such as responsive desi ...

Package Installation Issue with Umbraco 7.2.4

Unfortunately we have found an issue with Umbraco 7.2.4 which is causing problems when installng our Umbraco V7 themes. Umbraco have been notified and this issue is due to be resolved in 7.2.5. See issue tracker for further information: http://issues.umbraco.org/issue/U4-6476 Until this is released all our Version 7 themes must be installed against Umbraco 7.2.1 This issue ...

Package Installation Issue with Umbraco 7.2.3

Unfortunately we have found another issue with package installation in Umbraco 7.2.3. We have notified Umbraco of the issue and the fix will be released against Umbraco 7.2.4. You can see more information on this at: http://issues.umbraco.org/issue/U4-6433 Until this is resolved our version 7 themes should be installed against Umbraco 7.2.1: https://our.umbraco.org/contrib ...

uComponents URL Picker Issue

We noticed an issue today with the uComponents URL Picker which we use with our Umbraco v6 themes. The Media and Upload options werent working when using the link picker. If any of you have run into this same issue, please refer to the following issue on codeplex: https://ucomponents.codeplex.com/workitem/14888 We have updated the uComponents.DataTypes.dll with the fix by ac ...

Package Installation Issue with Umbraco 7.2.2

At the moment our theme/starter kit packages will not install correctly against Umbraco Version 7.2.2. An issue has been identified in the Examine.dll which is preventing our packages from updating the demo site content during the installation process. This is now due to be fixed for the next release 7.2.3. You can see more information on this at: http://issues.umbraco.org/i ...

Ultimate List of Free Stock Photo Websites

Photography will always be an integral part to the success of any new website although hiring a professional photographer can be costly. This is where Stock Photography websites step in. However, most Stock Photography available is tacky, still costs you money and will end up leaving your new website feeling very stale. Thankfully, there is now a growing number of hi-res stoc ...

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