• How about text above and below a gallery?

    In the past I’ve seen a number of queries in the forum about how to have text both above and below the thumbnails in an album. This is actually pretty easy to accomplish using jQuery. First you add a bit of script via phplugins, using the ttg_scripts hook, that will place an element with a […]


  • Replacing the Backlight mobile menu icon

    Here’s how to use jQuery to change the Backlight mobile menu icon to the word “Menu.”


  • Using the browser’s inspector to implement custom css

    Here’s another real-world example of using the browser’s inspector to help you find the css selectors needed to affect custom css changes. Let’s say you want to make changes to the fonts in the tray (mobile) menu. That is, the navigation menu that appears when viewing your site on a mobile device. The first thing […]


  • The Basics of Backlight Templates

    Need a little help getting started with Backlight? Well, here are the basics of Backlight templates. The first thing to know is that Page templates control the overall look of everything you create, be it stand-alone pages (Pages Module), albums, album sets, or WordPress themes (WordPress Module). Album set templates control the layout of thumbnails […]


  • Custom CSS in Backlight

    In CE4 and previous TTG products, custom css needed to be implemented through phplugins. That is a thing of the past. In Backlight, custom css is enabled on a per template basis. Go to Designer > Templates > Page Templates. Click on Design next to your page template and scroll down to Advanced Customization. Inside […]


  • Fixed navigation bar position in your TTG site

    Use custom css to fix your navigation bar to the top of the page


  • Add “Select All” and “Select None” controls to your Client Response Gallery

    Learn how to add Select All and Select None options to your Client Response Galleries.


  • Adding custom text to the TTG CE4 Cart

    Add customized text to the block of your TTG CE4 Cart


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Current TTG versions

Backlight Versions

Backlight 1.2.1
Pages module 1.2.1
Cart Add-on 4.1.1
Client Response Add-on 7.1.1
Theater Add-on 1.2.1
WordPress Add-on 1.2.1

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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