How-to’s and Troubleshooting

Enable, Disable, or Import New Icon Sets

BizTek Page Builder comes with three icon sets: Font Awesome Foundation Icons WordPress icons You can enable or disable any of these icon sets. You can disable or delete any custom icon sets that you upload. You can also create your own icon sets using either IcoMoon or Fontello and import them into BizTek Page Bulider. We’ll…

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Troubleshooting: 404 Error When Trying to Edit in BizTek Page Builder

If you get a 404 error when you’re trying to edit a page or a saved row or module in Page Builder, usually the solution is to reset your permalinks. To reset the permalinks for your site: On the WordPress admin panel, go to Settings > Permalinks. Click Save changes. If that doesn’t solve the problem,…

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Increase Space Between Posts in Posts Gallery Module

When you choose the Gallery layout style in the Posts module, by default there is no space between the featured images for each Post in the gallery, such as in the following screenshot. You can use the following CSS rule to increase spacing between the featured images in the display: .fl-post-gallery-post {margin: 20px;} Insert the…

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Add Custom Image Sizes

You can create custom photo sizes that you can then select when you choose an image from your media library. For example, suppose you want to have a custom panorama background image that is sized exactly to your content width and height. Or, you have a number of Callout modules, each of which has a…

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Troubleshooting: Uploaded Icon Set is Blank

When you create a custom IcoMoon icon set, be sure to rename the CSS Selector value from icon- to any other prefix before downloading. The icon- prefix can interfere with other uploaded icon sets and cause the icons to disappear, or other display issues. See the Related Articles on enabling, disabling, and uploading icon sets for…

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Manually Migrate a BizTek Builder Site

There are third-party plugins you can use to migrate BizTek Builder sites to a new domain or location, but you can also migrate manually if you are careful about a couple things: updating the database and clearing the BizTek Builder cache. See WordPress documentation for migrating sites manually. Always use serialized search & replace when migrating…

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Add a Google reCAPTCHA Checkbox to a Form (NEW in 1.9.3)

You can optionally add a Google reCAPTCHA button to your contact form or subscribe form to deter spam. Here’s an example of the Contact form with a reCAPTCHA checkbox. To use this feature, you must sign up for the public and secret key pair specifically for the domain on which this site will run. For more information see the  Google…

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Troubleshooting: HTTP Error When Uploading Images

When you get an HTTP error when trying to upload an image in a BizTek Builder module, it’s most likely due to a mismatch in forcing SSL on your site. If your site has an SSL certificate and your site’s wp-config.php file contains the following line: define(‘FORCE_SSL_ADMIN’, true); then make sure that you have also set…

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Troubleshooting: WordPress Admin Bar is Hidden

The WordPress admin bar is displayed by default. This is the bar that appears across the top of every page of your site when you’re logged into WordPress. BizTek Builder hides the WordPress admin bar with CSS when you are editing in BizTek Page Builder. If the admin bar is hidden at other times, it…

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Troubleshooting: Background Color or Image Doesn’t Appear

When you set a background color on a row or column and it doesn’t show up, in most cases it’s due to improper HTML markup in one or more of your modules somewhere on the page. Here are some examples of improper markup: There’s an open tag (for example, <h1> but not a corresponding close…

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Create an Author Bio Box for Posts

You may have admired the author bio box that appears at the end of the blog posts on many websites, including our own  BizTek Builder website. While you can find plugins intended for the purpose of adding an author bio box, you can also create your own with PHP code The code pulls information from…

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Disable Columns in Columns (NEW in Version 1.9)

You can disable the ability to create child columns by adding the following line to your wp-config.php file define( ‘FL_BUILDER_NESTED_COLUMNS’, false ); Note: If you have any page that already has child columns, they will continue to work, and you can select and move the parent column. However, you will not be able to create…

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Delete a Module or Column (NEW in Version 1.9)

You can delete a module and leave the column, or you can delete a column, which also deletes the column’s contents. Tip: Deleting columns and child columns can get complicated and there is no Undo. To be on the safe side, save your work just before you delete so you can revert. It’s also safer…

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