March 2015

Site Info

Technical information about this site

Modifications to life is good theme

  • styles.css:
    • theme color changes
    • change to nav menu display properly on smaller/mobile devices: child menus off by default
  • plugins used:
  • functions.php:
    • Import custom child style.css
    • De-register parent /js/functions.js and use child /js/functions.js instead
    • Add a filter to page_css_class so that we can check:
      1. If we are on the home post, we highlight the “Home” menu
      2. Otherwise if we are on any other single post, we highlight the “News” menu
    • Use 2 code snippets from to set the “from:” field in your outgoing mails
  • functions.js:
    • Override flexslider options
  • index.php:
    • override – don’t display the ‘home’ post on the News page
  • header.php:
    • override – add meta name=keywords and meta name=description tags for site

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Wattletree Cottage is a five-bedroom retreat nestled in the beautiful Yarra Valley township of Warburton. The house is fully self-contained and offers cathedral ceilings, large open family/kitchen/lounge area with wood heater and many large windows. There are a number of antique furnishings for guest to enjoy and lovely views from the front and rear balconies. There are two bathrooms and most conveniences such as T.V, video, DVD, CD player, books, games and toys.

The cottage is wheelchair friendly, with one of the bathrooms allowing access for people with mobility issues. It is also gay friendly and child friendly.

It is ideal for seniors, work retreats and weddings, and activities such as walking, cycling, and motorcycling.