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Session 3 Q&A

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Rick: Next week we're going to finish the styling. Then we're going to clone the site and copy it over to their live server so that this web site goes live. Now I want to answer questions from this session. Elaine has a question. I’m going to unmute your microphone. Good afternoon Elaine. Elaine: Good

Part 20 – Set up the Menu Styles

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The next thing we are going to do is to set up our styles on the new site. We're going to start off with our menu style and the way we're going to style this is with this new box I just created. It is the Thesis Style Manager Box and will be available to

Part 18 – Set up the Front Template

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Now that we have configured the skin on the site the next thing to do is to set up the front page template. In order for us to do that we need to install a box and that is the BYOB Responsive Columns Box. We've installed that so now we’ll activate it. Save the boxes.

Part 17 – Configure the Thesis Classic Responsive Skin

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Now that we've decided that the Thesis Classic Skin is the best match for the hypnotherapy site it’s time to set it up. Let’s go to the dashboard and come over here to Thesis. We’ll begin our configuration in Thesis Skin Content. We're not displaying either the site title or tagline. Although, because we're using

Part 16 – Choose the Right Skin

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Now that we have the Front Page and Typical Page layout in mind, it’s time for us to choose the right Skin. It's in my opinion that there's never really a right answer or wrong answer especially in something as custom as this. Having said that it does makes sense to me to always start

Part 15 – Breakdown the Layout of the Page

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Just to refresh your memory, this is the static HTML site that we are converting into WordPress and Thesis. It benefits us to have a good understanding of the layout that we are attempting to create and the tools that we're going to use to facilitate that layout. We're going to start off by taking

Session 2 Q&A

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Rick: Now I’m going to take questions. I'm going to start with Elaine. Elaine, you asked how are you putting widget in the sidebar? I'm just going to unmute your microphone here and make sure I understand your question. Good morning Elaine. Elaine: Good morning. I think I couldn't see for a while what was

Part 14 – Configure the Widgets

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We only have three widgets on the site at the moment. We have this bio widget, the listen to the audio widget and the look at the video widget. Those are going to be fairly straightforward to create. We're going to build all of those using a plug-in called Black Studio TinyMCE widget, which most

Session 1 Q&A

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Rick: Good morning Elaine. Elaine: Good morning. Rick: I’m not sure I fully understand your question so why don’t you just ask it? Elaine: Okay, so if I want to get around paying for my add-on domain, can I just transfer all that material… Rick: You don't have to pay for an add-on domain if

Part 10 – Configure Pages on WordPress

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After the WordPress install on the new host, let's see what it did with pages in that process. It created a front page and it's got a sample page. It did not create a blog post page. Let’s look under settings, in general. The times zone setting is really going to be UTC+8… you know

Part 8 – What to do if you Install WordPress in the Wrong Spot

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Now that we’ve installed WordPress on the subdomain, let's look at WordPress tools. Click new install. It's not going to be hypnotherapy.com let’s change that to be hypnoresolve.com. We're not going to put in a subfolder. We are going to add a site title. We'll just let Hypno Resolve be the title. I'm going to

Part 7 – Install WordPress on that Subdomain

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Now that we have setup the subdomain at the new host, let’s install WordPress on that subdomain. Here at the bluehost site let’s use this tool here to install WordPress. It does look a little bit different here. Begin by selecting the domain and we want dev.hypnoresolve. We probably don't have to add anything in

Part 6 – Setup a Development Subdomain at New Host

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It’s time to move on to the next step in converting this HTML website to WordPress and Thesis 2.2 and that is to set up a development subdomain. We can do that by coming back to hosting, domains and then coming down to hypnoresolve and putting a check there. Then down here it says subdomains,

Part 5 – Setup the Email at the New Host

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We also need to set up email here at BlueHost because Annie gets her email at hypnoresolve.com and once we change name servers, the email at the old hosting account is no longer going to work. What we want to do is set up an email account that has the exact same settings as the