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Lesson 12 – Add Blog Functionality to the Thesis 2 Site

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In lesson 12 of our Build a Responsive Professional Website using Thesis Theme 2, we show how to add a blog and blog functionality to your site. Before we begin though we discuss using WordPress as a content management system (CMS). Here we talk about terminology, the content types that can be created using WordPress,

Lesson 12 – Add Blog Functionality to the Site

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Lesson 12 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Genesis theme and WordPress is all about setting up a blog for your small business/professional website. We begin by talking about WordPress and Genesis as a content management system and what that means. We discuss WordPress content types such as pages and posts as

Lesson 12 – Part 6 – Using Blog Related Widgets

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Now we need to talk about using blog related widgets because last time we talked about all the non-blog related widgets. There actually are a number of widgets that we want to use if we are using this blog functionality. Killer Recent Entries The two widgets that we're going to take a look at tonight

Lesson 12 – Add Blog Functionality to the Site

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In Lesson 12 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Thesis theme and WordPress we show how to add a blog to your small business website. We begin by talking about using WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS). We discuss what a CMS is and go through WordPress terminology for available content

How to Configure WordPress and Thesis as a Blog – Part 4 Understanding and Using Categories

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This is part four of five in a series on how to configure WordPress and Thesis as a blog. Here we go over the importance of categories as post specific functionality if you are using the ‘blog’ as a blog. Categories allow posts to be hierarchically organized. We discuss how categories help you achieve a

How to Configure WordPress and Thesis as a Blog – Part 5 Understanding and Using Tags

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This is part five of five in a series on How to configure WordPress and Thesis as a blog. In this session we discuss the use of tags and categories, how to add tags and how they work in general. Okay so then on to tags. Tags are very similar to, let’s see…oh, isn’t that

How to Configure WordPress and Thesis as a Blog – Part 3 Thesis Settings

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This is part three of five in a series on how to configure WordPress and Thesis as a blog. In this session we go over Thesis Display Options and Comment Options and how to configure the comments the way you want them to look on your posts to pages. Okay so those are the WordPress

How to Configure WordPress and Thesis as a Blog – Part 2 WordPress Discussion Settings

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This is part two of five in a series on how to configure WordPress and Thesis as a blog. Here we go over the WordPress Discussion Settings and the purpose of checking or unchecking the options under these different comment settings to moderate comments and prevent spam. The next area of change is under Discussion