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Design and Send an Email Campaign Using Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

We’ll get you up to speed on the basics of templates and walk you through the creation of an email campaign using Mailchimp’s drag-and-drop editor.

Easily Style Your Gravity Forms!

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Leveraging a little bit of CSS you can easily modernize your gravity forms style.

Import + Organize Contacts in Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

We’ll walk you through how to import contacts into Mailchimp, as well as the basics of organizing them for efficient, effective marketing.

Organize Your Subscribers Like a Pro: Understanding Tags, Groups, and Segments in Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

Your audience data is one of the most valuable tools you have for improving your marketing and growing your business.

How to Manage Responsive Styling in WordPress with Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s episode, we’ll show you how to “waterfall” your responsive options (doesn’t matter if you design mobile first or desktop first — Cornerstone can support you either way) in addition to some of the...

WordPress pricing table with toggled views!

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Easily create a pricing table (or really anything else for that matter) that has two views and control those views with a modern toggle.

How to Make Advanced Backgrounds in WordPress with Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

One of the great features of Cornerstone is the ability to take standard conventions and provide layers of native customization. This is no better on display than with the advanced background options available in Cornerstone.

How to Configure Columns in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Cornerstone includes a cornucopia of configuration controls for columns (say that 5 times fast), and in this video we’re going to show you just a taste of what you can do with this all-important structural...

Building out a fully functional mini-application on WordPress – A to Z

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s video we are going to take a look at how to build another mini app just using some fundamental plugins and WordPress.

How to Create (Incredible) Buttons in WordPress

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Buttons are a staple in modern web design and arguably one of the most important parts of your page.

Ultimate Gravity Forms Hack – Part II

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

This video takes your application to the next level allowing you to add the ability to easily copy text fields to the users clipboard and provide a smooth snackbar notification for enhanced UX.

Ultimate Gravity Forms Hack – Part I

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this video we’ll look at how to easily build mini applications / tools with nothing more than WordPress, Gravity Forms, and your handy-dandy-page builder.

How to Make Equal Height Columns w/ Buttons Anchored to the Bottom in WordPress

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Looking to align buttons in a column? This is a common convention in website building and especially helpful if you have variable height content in something like a pricing table or feature list.

How to Round Corners in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

One of the powerful features to Cornerstone is that it is part website builder part design tool. And that means doing things like rounding edges on your content containers is super easy.

How to Create Clickable Containers in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Did you know that any container in Cornerstone can be made clickable? Mix and match with different Elements to create a more engaging (and better converting) experience.

How to Copy & Paste Element Styles in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this video, we’re going to show you how to move Element styles from one place to another—not the content or the Element—just the styles!

How to Copy & Paste in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

This is one of those quality of life features that you simply won’t find in most other WordPress themes or website builders and really makes a difference once you get into your workflow.

Breakout Mode in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Breakout Mode allows you to quickly copy and paste across multiple control types. This is great for power users or if you like the look of simple inputs for managing your Element data.

How to Use Dynamic Content in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In Part 5 of Getting Started w/ Cornerstone, we’re going to dive into the world of dynamic content in WordPress. In short, dynamic content allows you to build highly custom and personalized websites through pre-populated...

No idea what to call this – just a bunch of random fun website build stuff

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

The concepts here can be applied in many different scenarios

Native Website Effects in Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

It’s Part 4 of Getting Started w/ Cornerstone, and it’s time to talk about bells and whistles! Done right, effects and animations can give your WordPress website that perfect polished touch.

Cornerstone Elements

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In Part 3 of Getting Started w/ Cornerstone, we’re going to show you the most impressive Element library of any website builder on the market today.

The Cornerstone Website Builder

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s episode learn all about Cornerstone’s family of website builders and how to tailor the interface to your optimal set up. It’s quite customizable!

Meet Cornerstone

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Welcome to Getting Started w/ Cornerstone! In this inaugural episode, we’re going to give you a quick overview of Cornerstone — the most advanced website builder in WordPress.

How to Use Components & Parameters in WordPress

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this preview episode from Web Design Magic, learn how to get started using Components and Parameters on your WordPress websites powered by Cornerstone.

This tool will change your web design game for good – MarkUp

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

MarkUp – A phenomenal tool for client feedback.

How To Customize The WooCommerce Cart Without Plugins

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Easily customize the WooCommerce cart page with nothing more than a little bit of CSS. No need for bloated plugins, complex template editing, or even a single line of php.

How to Schedule Multichannel Marketing Campaigns in Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

Campaign Manager helps you plan, execute, and analyze multichannel marketing campaigns, all in one place.

How to Schedule Multichannel Marketing Campaigns in Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

Campaign Manager helps you plan, execute, and analyze multichannel marketing campaigns, all in one place.

Customize the WooCommerce Checkout – No Plugins Required!

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s video we are going to take a look at how to customize the WooCommerce checkout page.

Create Elegant Hover Effects In WordPress – No Code!

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s video we are going to take a quick look at how to build some easy but elegant hover effects.

Easy WordPress Drag and Drop Mega Menu! – Cornerstone Builder

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Easily turn the native Cornerstone dropdown menu element into a mega menu element with some simple tweaks and a small line of CSS

Customize The WooCommerce My Account Page In 30 Minutes – No code!

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this tutorial we’ll take a look at how to level-up the WooCommerce Account page easily and effectively using nothing more than Themeco’s Cornerstone Builder & a sprinkle of modern design.

Global Blocks to Components in Cornerstone Explained

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Looking to see how Global Blocks work alongside the new Component Builder in Cornerstone? You’ve come to the right place! This seamless transition will allow you to continue to use your old Global Blocks but...

Cornerstone Guided Tour for Theme.co Pro

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

What is Cornerstone? Only the most advanced website builder in WordPress and powerhouse behind X and Pro — our two popular WordPress themes. X customers have access to limited Cornerstone features in a separate plugin...

Effortlessly translate complex code into plain English

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s video we are going to take a quick look at a Nifty little tool called fig stack now fig stack is a great tool for those of you coders out there who frequently...

This is the future of the WordPress Admin

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Easily customize the WordPress Admin for your clients. Not a typical admin theme, this is a straight up admin framework.

Image lightbox for your ACF Galleries – Cornerstone Modal Element

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In today’s video we are going to take a quick look at how to use the modal element as a light box for your ACF image galleries.

Themeco Cornerstone V6 (Beta1) Preview

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

We are actually going to shake things up a little bit and take a look at what the future holds for Cornerstone.

Custom Layouts 101 | Building layouts for your WordPress custom post types from start to finish

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this video we’ll take a look at how to setup a custom post type on your WordPress site from creation and configuration to front-end presentation

Data Privacy Laws – How To NOT Get Sued

Disclosure Compliance

Data Privacy Compliance is VERY important, and being sued or fined thousands of dollars really sucks. In this article, I’ll explain why data privacy matters, which laws apply to your business, the consequences for breaking...

Building Authentic Customer Relationships Through Branding and Content

Mailchimp

In this class, you’ll learn how to create consistent branding and content across all your marketing channels to help you stand out from the crowd during the highly competitive holiday season.

Automating Your Sales Funnel: How to Drive More Conversions With Email

Mailchimp

In this class, you’ll learn how to use automations to personalize your marketing, keep messages relevant and timely, and potentially increase your sales.

Easily setup custom sorting capabilities in WordPress with zero plugins.

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

You can find an example of the custom query string used in the Looper Provider

How to Build Sliders in WordPress

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Learn about Cornerstone’s powerful new Slider Element and build native sliders in WordPress, all without 3rd party plugins or extra code! Cornerstone is the world-class page builder behind two of the most popular WordPress themes...

Build an incredibly flexible WordPress events calendar without any code

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Base query string (this works to pull in a custom post type and sort it by a specific meta field). Full query used in video (this works to pull in custom post type, sort it...

How to Use Mailchimp’s Content Optimizer for Higher Email Open Rates (2023)

Mailchimp

Mailchimp’s Content Optimizer is a paid feature in your email campaign report that helps make your email content more engaging to your customers.

Create a Customer Journey in Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

You’ll learn how to choose starting and journey points, set delay and weight rules, and create separate paths for your contacts based on their actions.

Improve Email Deliverability with Mailchimp: How to Authenticate Your Custom Domain (2023)

Mailchimp

Learn how to authenticate your custom domain with Mailchimp to improve email deliverability and avoid spam folders.

How to Use the Creative Assistant in Mailchimp (July 2021)

Mailchimp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYTeAuOt3Bs

Create, Add, or Remove Tags in Mailchimp (June 2021)

Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to create, add, or remove tags to organize contacts in your Mailchimp audience.

View & Understand Your Mailchimp Email Campaign Report (June 2021)

Mailchimp

In this video, learn how to view and understand your Mailchimp email campaign report.

How to Set Up a Custom Automated Email in Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

In this video, we’ll walk you through the process of creating a custom automated email in Mailchimp.

Connect or Disconnect Calendly with Mailchimp

Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to connect or disconnect Calendly with Mailchimp.

Connect or Disconnect Canva with Mailchimp

Mailchimp

https://youtu.be/TWpz1ybn9Ow

Who Needs Photoshop When You Have CSS Grid and Filters?

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

One of the great advancements in web design is the advent of modern tools, like our very own Pro, that allow you to quite literally build in the browser. This significantly improves efficiency, allowing you...

I Broke the ONE Rule You’re Not Supposed to Break in Typography (CSS Tutorial)

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Let’s talk advanced web design. In this first video of a three part series, we’ll be taking a deep dive into the cover designs of Blue Note Records and see how we can apply some...

How to Build Mega Menus in WordPress

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Who here likes their menus *mega*? I see you raising your hand in the back of the class. In this video, we’ll explore Cornerstone’s new dropzone-powered Dropdown, Modal, and Off Canvas Elements, which allow you...

How to Create a Successful Email Campaign in Mailchimp: A Step-by-Step Guide (2023)

Mailchimp

Learn how to create an effective email campaign in Mailchimp with this easy-to-follow guide.

How to Create a Regular Email Campaign in Mailchimp

Mailchimp

https://youtu.be/VusiqhXVhj0

How to Create a New Audience for Smarter Growth Using Mailchimp (2023)

Mailchimp

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to maintain one audience using tags, groups, and segments, but also how to create multiple audiences in some cases.

How to Create a Mailchimp Audience

Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to create a new audience in your Mailchimp account.

Dynamically personalize your WordPress page with no code & no plugins.

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this tutorial we’re going to take a high-level look at how to dynamically personalize a page on your site by adding a simple query string (the /?key1=word1&key2=word2) to the url.

How to Archive & Unarchive Contacts in Mailchimp

In this video, you’ll learn how to archive and unarchive contacts in your audience in Mailchimp.

How to Add & Import Contacts to a Mailchimp Audience Using Excel or Google Sheets

In this video, learn how to easily import contacts into your Mailchimp audience using a CSV file. Follow our step-by-step guide and start sending targeted campaigns to your subscribers. Whether you’re new to Mailchimp or...

How to Add & Import Contacts to a Mailchimp Audience Using Excel or Google Sheets (2023)

In this video, learn how to easily import contacts into your Mailchimp audience using a CSV file.

Edit an Email in Mailchimp’s Customer Journey Builder

Learn how to edit an email in Mailchimp’s Customer Journey builder.

Create a Customer Journey in Mailchimp

Learn how you can use the Mailchimp Customer Journey builder to create a journey map that gives each of your contacts a personalized experience with your brand.

Loopers: Nesting Repeaters with ACF Pro

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

We have arrived! In the third (and final) installment of our series on using Loopers with ACF Pro, we explore the concept of Repeaters, which give us the ability to loop through custom lists of...

Applying color gradients and gradient overlays to your Themeco Pro Theme backgrounds.

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Pro Theme makes it incredibly easy to add solid color backgrounds, color overlays and so much more to your designs. But one thing that used to leave me scratching my head was how to incorporate...

Applying color gradients and gradient overlays to your Themeco Pro Theme backgrounds

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Pro Theme makes it incredibly easy to add solid color backgrounds, color overlays and so much more to your designs. But one thing that used to leave me scratching my head was how to incorporate...

Loopers: Setting up an ACF Pro Gallery

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In the second of our three-part series on combining ACF Pro with Loopers, we’ll dig deeper into working with multi-dimensional fields using the “Gallery” post field. We’ll discuss how to setup Providers and access that...

Loopers: Getting Started with ACF Pro

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Loopers, loopers, loopers. It seems to be all anyone is talking about around here lately…and with good reason. Loopers open up so many possibilities when working on design patterns for your website, which is why...

Effect Deconstruction

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

From simple to advanced, effects can add just the right touch to your website. In this video, we do an in-depth walkthrough of a more advanced interaction effect that requires us to break down our...

Cornerstone Basics 101 | Understanding the Interface

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

If you’re a power user, or already mildly familiar with Pro Theme, this video is not for you. But for those of you new to Pro, I hope this walkthrough helps get you comfortable using...

Easily edit the WooCommerce product pages – No Code!

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

The latest version of Themeco’s Pro Theme unlocks the potential to customize nearly every aspect of your site – from pages, headers, and footers to post type layouts and archive layouts (even custom post types...

Auto updating copyright year using dynamic content for your Pro Theme websites

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Take your designs to the next level by simply understanding how to further customize dynamic content.

Easily add a cart item count to your Pro Theme WooCommerce store with dynamic content.

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

It’s always good practice to provide your customers with visual cues throughout their shopping experience and always include a clean path to purchase.

Ensuring header & footer elements are consistent with the rest of your design (Themeco’s Pro Theme)

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

I’m a sucker for consistency – so when I finally get an element looking just right on my site, I’d like to keep it that way. But every time I added that same element to...

Harness the power of Pro Theme’s layout builder in combination with ACF & CPTUI

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Learning how to setup your own custom post types and style those with the layout builder can be quite the undertaking. Thankfully Themeco’s PRO theme does much of the heavy lifting but, like with any...

Creating conditional elements that respond to third party tools in Themeco’s Pro Theme

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

In this quick (8 minute… not so quick) conditional logic tutorial we’ll take a look at how to create a button that always shows the next upcoming event and disappears altogether if there is no...

Copy and Paste Across Tabs With Themeco’s Pro Theme

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

While copy/paste might seem like an incredibly minor feature, being able to copy/paste across tabs ads a ton of value. This video walks you through this is (currently) done natively in Pro 4+

Building out product displays using Themeco’s Pro Theme loopers and consumers.

Cornerstone / Themeco Pro

Loopers and consumers can seem daunting at first but understanding how they can practically be used to create feeds of any type (in this case, WooCommerce product feeds).

How to Send an Email Campaign with Mailchimp (2023)

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to send an email campaign using Mailchimp. Learn how to create and customize your email, select your audience, track your results, and more.

How to Design & Style Your Mailchimp Email Campaign (2023)

In this video, you’ll learn the basics on how to design an email campaign to send to your contacts.

Increase Your Store Revenue With Mailchimp + @WooCommerce (2023)

When you connect your WooCommerce store with Mailchimp, you’ll unlock e-commerce specific tools to better market to existing and potential customers based on purchase, behavioral, and demographic data.

How to Create Eye-Catching Emails with Custom Mailchimp Content Blocks (2023)

In this Mailchimp tutorial, learn how to use the drag-and-drop content blocks to create engaging emails with personalized styles, images, social share options, and more.

Rethinking your Mobile Website Strategy

Engagement / Narrative

Here’s your takeaway for this article: Your mobile visitor and your desktop visitor are not the same person and they have different needs. Question: are you taking these differences into consideration when building out your...

How Clear is Your Brand Message?

Engagement / Narrative

Consider your message for a moment. Your brand message that you’ve got on your site, business card, and so forth. Got it in your mind’s eye? Good. Now riddle me this: how well does your...

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