Apollo13 Themes Blog

RTL support, Accessibility improvements, and raised minimum PHP version

In version 2.2.0 (released November 28th, 2018) we have added long-awaited RTL support for all themes based on Apollo13 Framework. It means both Rife Free & Rife Pro can finally be used by a broader audience. We have also started implementation of accessibility improvements and fixed a few minor issues.

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Don’t update to WordPress 5.0

Although there were various plans to release WordPress 5.0 for whole last year, the first official release date was 19th November 2018. Thankfully it was already pushed to 27th November 2018, and many across WP community hope it will be pushed to secondary planned date in January 2019. Update: release date is set to 6th December 2018

Whenever release will happen don’t rush to update, if you really care about your site being fully available.

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Rife themes shortcodes available as Elementor widgets

Since version 2.1.0 (released October 31st, 2018) all shortcodes from Apollo13 Framework are now available as Elementor widgets. That means no more writing shortcode by hand and lurking into documentation for all available parameters – isn’t this great?

Thanks to this we were able to rebuild all Designs(demos) for Rife Theme without using a single shortcode. Now everything is easy to drag & drop and edit.

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SVG logo on WordPress site

Using SVG logo in your WordPress site is one of these techniques that bring only good effects as it optimizes your website on at least 2 levels:

Firstly, it will make your logo look as sharp as possible on a device it is displayed on. It means it will always look as intended. No more multi images for the logo to cover various screen DPIs.

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Effective Image Optimization – Make Your Website Faster

Without a doubt, websites must be fast. Although today the Internet is high-speed, users have started to pay attention to the speed of page opening. Even 5 seconds of waiting for content may discourage a potential customer from staying on your site and taking advantage of your offer.

Therefore, make sure you prepare and optimize the content on the website right now. Remember that Effective Image Optimization is one of the keys to success!

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Free Elementor Templates

Elementor has recently crossed the barrier of over 1,000,000 active installations, which puts him in the forefront of the most popular builders alongside Page Builder by SiteOrigin and Beaver on WordPress.org. I can easily say that it also among the most popular drag&drop builders in the world.

Due to the fact that we use Elementor in our Rif Free WordPress Theme, we decided to prepare beautiful free Elementor templates, which each of you can use for both personal and commercial purposes.

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Building a WordPress Site? Here are 5 Must-Have Tools for Novice Developers

Creating a WordPress website from scratch isn’t as easy as it seems.

If your goal is to simply have a decent-looking and functional website up and running, then sure — you can probably get it done with WordPress in a day. But if you’re contemplating bigger goals, like selling online products, building a digital portfolio, or generating thousands of subscribers, you’ll need a lot more than a generic theme and a few hours of customization.

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How to Create Beautiful Portfolio Website

In today world there are many ways and places where you can set up your website. I want to show you step by step, how to make it on your own, and make it beautiful. No matter if you have a general portfolio, you are an architect or photographer who wants to show his photo albums – we will cover those cases by creating an attractive portfolio website for you.

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Apollo13 Framework Themes free from Redux Framework plugin!

Since version 1.7.0 (released April 3, 2018) themes made under Apollo13 Framework are finally free from Redux Framework plugin dependency.

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Popular Basic Tricks for Elementor Plugin – Tutorials & Tips

I would like to invite you to a new collection of tutorials. This time I will focus on Basic Elementor Plugin Tricks, which becomes extremely popular and at the time of writing this article is activated on over 600,000 installations.

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