• Set up a TTG Pages-based test site in WAMP

    Since you can’t use Lightroom’s Preview in Browser feature with Pages (or most TTG plug-ins for that matter), if you want to preview your site before deploying live you only have two options: create a sub-domain on your server and use that as your testing ground, or use a virtual server on your local machine. […]


  • Accessing the ttg-be database

    Access your ttg-be database to fix Publisher problems


  • Add a search form to any TTG CE4 page

    Search form added to the Galleries page

    Would you rather have a search form out front on a web page rather than relying on your clients to click on a search link? It’s really easy to add a search form to any TTG CE4 page. The code that puts the search form on the Search page is viewable by just looking at […]


  • Add a search icon to your TTG search page heading

    Here’s a real quick tip to spice up your TTG Search page. How about adding a search icon like this to your page heading? TTG uses Font Awesome for all web icons. Just head over to the Font Awesome site, find an icon you like, copy the code, and insert it in the Search Title […]


  • Pages – WAMP setup

    Set up Pages and Publisher for testing in WAMP virtual server.


  • Adding borders and shadows to images in WordPress

    I recently posted about classes you could use in TTG text blocks to place and style images. Two of those classes are “border” and “shadow.” This post is about adding borders and shadows to images in WordPress. And it’s really as simple as adding one or two words to the Image Details dialog box. In […]


  • Useful CSS classes in TTG CE4

    Some CSS classes have changed in CE4. Check out the new classes to help place and style images in text blocks.


  • Develop your TTG WordPress site locally first

    Using Desktop Server to locally develop and then deploy your TTG Theme for WordPress based site.


  • Add some holiday cheer to your site with custom css

    Add some animated holiday bells to your TTG site


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Current TTG versions

Backlight Versions

Backlight 1.2.3
Pages module 1.2.3
Cart Add-on 4.1.5
Client Response Add-on 7.1.2
Theater Add-on 1.2.4
WordPress Add-on 1.2.3
Publisher 3.2.2

CE4 Versions

TTG-BE: 2.0.5a
Autoindex: 7.0.8
Cart: 3.1.4a
CRG: 6.1.3a
Gallery: 6.1.9
Pages: 7.0.15
Publisher: 2.3.3
Stage: 6.1.6
Theme for WordPress: 3.1.2

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