Category Archives: Headway Tutorials

Creating a features/services area in Headway

Creating a featured area is very easy in Headway. This tutorial is going to go over how to create an area that looks like this The great thing is you can do this with just core blocks in the visual editor but I’m also going to go over how to do this with a block from… Continue Reading

How to use TypeKit fonts with Headway

This tutorial was done using Headway version 3.7.16 You may want to use fonts outside of Google Fonts.  We have a Screencast tutorial already on using custom fonts but this tutorial will be specific to TypeKit. Step One:  Login to TypeKit Step Two:  Find the font you want to use. I’m going to use Proxima… Continue Reading

Customize your copyright and add a dynamic year

You may want to customize the copyright and still have a dynamic copyright year. You can do this with at least two methods using a little PHP (or javascript) magic! Method 1: Using the footer block The custom copyright input box parses PHP javascript!   In that box, you could input the following code, which… Continue Reading

Apply scripts to certain pages

This is an Intermediate tutorial. You should be familiar with PHP. Headway makes it easy for you to add scripts to your WordPress site with the ability to add scripts to the Header and/or Footer. This option is found in the WordPress » Headway » Options » Scripts/Analytics What is a little known fact is… Continue Reading

How to correctly make edits to the core Headway Blocks

Please note: This is an Advanced tutorial.  Skills required: Creation of child theme and Advanced PHP. You may find that you want to add a feature to one of the core Headway Blocks but when you edit the core files directly, those changes get overwritten when you update Headway.  Not to mention, editing the core… Continue Reading

Enabling the Headway Meta boxes in your Custom Post Types

You will need to know how to create custom post types to understand this tutorial.  This tutorial does not cover creating your own Custom Post Types. You’ll notice that when creating/editing Posts and Pages in WordPress, there are some Headway specific metaboxes: Title Control Shared Layout Featured Image Position SEO (if using Headway’s SEO options)… Continue Reading

Screencast Thursday: Working with Shared Layouts

As indicated in the video, the first few minutes are me going over the when/why to use Shared Layouts. If you want to read that (below) instead, skip to 4:00 in the video. Summary of when/why to use shared layouts: Use Shared layouts when layout inheritance isn’t enough. Example: You want some posts to have… Continue Reading

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