How to Disable Responsive Feature in WordPress (LineMix Theme)

Many developers are jumping on the responsive web design (RWD) bandwagon, creating a flurry of responsive themes that will dynamically transform your viewing experience based on the device you use to surf the web. But not everyone will find it suitable for their site (and yes, I am one of them!). In this tutorial, I will show you how you can disable this feature for LineMix theme (version 2.5).

1.  Log into your WordPress site.

2.  From the Dashboard, click Appearance and then click Editor.

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3.  Look for the file “header.php” under the Templates sidebar and click to open it in the Editor view.

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4.  Look for the keyword “viewport” and delete the entire line <meta name=”viewport” content=”width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0″ />

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5.  Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click the Update File button.

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6.  Look for the file “style.css” under the Styles sidebar and click to open it in the Editor view.

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7.  Look for the keyword “responsive” and delete the entire section that is contained within the /* =RESPONSIVE code.

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8.  Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click the Update File button. Test your website in different devices to confirm that the responsive feature is disabled.

You are strongly encouraged to backup your files before you begin editing the “header.php” and “style.css” files, just in case you made an error when deleting the codes and unintentionally messes up the entire theme!

If you are not using LineMix theme, you need to contact your theme developer for support if you are not sure how to disable the responsive feature. As a general guide, you need to delete the viewport meta tag from “header.php” file and remove the responsive code from “style.css” file. Try to look for these keywords “Media Queries” in your stylesheet. The “Media Queries” section usually contains the responsive code that you can remove.

One Response to How to Disable Responsive Feature in WordPress (LineMix Theme)

  1. Emmanuel says:

    hello. thank you for the guide. but i am having problem here, media query code is not found on the style css. i learnt it might be in a different file, please help me out. thank you

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