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Lesson 3 – Part 8 – Tour of the WordPress File Structure

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We’ve installed WordPress on a Primary Domain, configured some initial settings and set WordPress up to behave like a traditional website and gotten our Permalinks configured. And before we move on to the next lesson where I show you how to setup your FTP system, I want to walk you through the WordPress file structure.

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 5 – Tour the WordPress File Structure

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Now that we've installed WordPress 3.9 on a Domain, Addon Domain and a Subdomain, I want to walk through the file structure for you. Let’s go back over to the File Manager. By default on almost all hosts when you install WordPress on your primary domain, it goes into what is called your web server

What is the Difference Between the Local Path and the URL of a File?

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In this session we talk about the difference between the local path and the URL of a file. Both of these are two different kinds of pointers that point to the same place. We discuss what a local path is and give some examples of how it is being used depending upon the hosting environment.

Recommendations for Setting up a Local File Structure

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In this session, we discuss some recommendations for a local file structure and I show how I organizes our files for BYOBWebsite on my local computer. Rick: Good morning Duncan. I’ve just unmuted your microphone. Duncan: Hi. Rick: Hi, how are you doing? Duncan: Oh, same as you. Trying to keep warm and shoveling snow.

Lesson 4 – Part 4 – Synchronize your Local and Remote Files

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Configure FileZilla to Synchronize Local and Remote Files Welcome back to Part 4 of Lesson 4 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson we will learn how to synchronize the two file structures, the local file structure and your remote file structure. It is important to use

Lesson 4 – Part 3 – Download Files from your Domain

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Welcome back to Part 3 of Lesson 4 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson, we will connect to the file structure on your web server and download files from your remote server to your local machine. So we run FileZilla and go to “file” in the upper

Lesson 4 – Part 2 – Setup Local File System & Configure FileZilla

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Hi and welcome to the second part of Lesson 4 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson, we will create a local file structure and we’ll configure FileZilla to connect to your web server. The first part of this is to create a local file structure that

How to Organize Your Website Files

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In this session we discuss how we organize our file system. We talk about the different lessons where we show how to create a file structure and what file structure we recommend. These lessons are found in the Start Building Your Website Here series and the Customize Thesis Like a Pro series where almost the

Lesson 4 – Part 4 – Synchronize your Local and Remote Files

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Configure FileZilla to Synchronize Local and Remote Files Welcome back to Part 4 of Lesson 4 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson, we will learn how to synchronize the two file structures.  The local file structure and your remote file structure. It’s important to use synchronized browsing

Lesson 4 – Part 3 – Download Files from your Domain

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Welcome back to Part 3 of Lesson 4 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson, we will connect to the file structure on your web server and download files from your remote server to your local machine. So we run FileZilla and go to “file” to the upper

Lesson 4 – Part 2 – Setup Local File System & Configure FileZilla

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Setup Local File System and Configure FileZilla Hi and welcome to the second part of Lesson 4 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson, we will create a local file structure and we’ll configure FileZilla to connect to your web server. The first part of this is to

Lesson 3 – Part 5 – Introduction to your Domain’s File Structure

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Welcome back to the final part of Lesson 3 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In this final part of the lesson we are going to take a look at the WordPress File Structure on our domain. So let’s log in to our HostGator account. In the control panel we are going to

Lesson 3 – Part 5 – 3 Different Faces of WordPress

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As part of this Install and Configure WordPress for Your Site lesson we’re going to talk about the ways in which you can use WordPress. This is more of a philosophical conversation rather than a how to discussion. And while we begin by discussing the blog we focus more on using WordPress as a Traditional,

Plugin Appears Not to Have Installed Itself in the Correct Location

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This member notices that a plugin appears to have installed itself in the wrong location. She notices that it created folders directly within the wp-content directory. We discuss why plugins might create additional folders outside of the wp-content/plugins directory. Rick: Angela says, “I installed the plugin this afternoon but it was when I was in

Lesson 1 – Part 1 – Understanding the Default WordPress and Thesis File Structure

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Welcome to Lesson 1 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. In this lesson, you’ll learn about managing and maintaining your Thesis theme Customization File Structure. This lesson assumes that you have a WordPress installation and that the Thesis theme is installed and activated. In the first part of this lesson, we’ll examine

Lesson 1 – Part 2 – Set Up Local File Structure

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Welcome back to Part 2 of Lesson 1 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. In the second part of this tutorial we are going to create a local file structure that mirrors our website’s file structure. Importance of Having a Local Copy of your Customization File Structure Now, why is this important?

Lesson 1 – Part 3 – Configure FileZilla for Synchronized Browsing

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Welcome back to Part 3 of Lesson 1 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. In the third part of this lesson, we will configure FileZilla for synchronized browsing and the trickiest part of doing this is actually getting the correct ftp connection information. As you might imagine, in the same way that

Lesson 1 – Part 4 – Create a Local Copy of Thesis

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Welcome back to Part 4 of Lesson 1 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. In this part of the lesson, we are going to create a local copy of our Thesis theme customization files. Connect with FileZilla and Download Files If you haven’t already done so, go ahead and connect to your

Lesson 1 – Managing the File Structure

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In this video tutorial lesson you will learn how to effectively manage the file structure of your website.  Customizing the Thesis theme involves editing files created by Thesis for this purpose.  A key ingredient to properly managing the files on your site is to create and manage a mirror version of those files on your local

Lesson 4 – Part 4 – Synchronize your Local and Remote Files

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In this part of the lesson we will learn how to synchronize the local file structure and your remote domain file structure. Synchronizing these is an important time saver and convenience. If you synchronize the local and website files, you won’t inadvertently copy files to the wrong place. I’m going to show how you can