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Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Anatomy of the Thesis custom_functions.php file

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The next thing we’re going to talk about is the Thesis theme custom_functions.php file. This is using Thesis 1.8.4 and this is the NetBeans IDE version 7.0.1 and I’ve opened up my custom functions file in that. Your custom functions file has a couple of different elements. It starts off with this opening php tag.

Lesson 9 – Part 1 – How to Learn PHP

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Well, good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 9 of the Customize Thesis Like A Pro tutorial course. In this lesson, we are going to have an introduction to customizing the Thesis theme using PHP. In Lessons 1 through 8, we focused entirely on editing Thesis using custom CSS and now we are taking the

Lesson 9 – Introduction to Customizing Thesis Using PHP

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This Thesis theme video tutorial lesson provides an introduction to customizing the Thesis theme using PHP, no prior knowledge of PHP is assumed. We begin by reviewing the traditional way of learning PHP and introduce a new method of leaning PHP that is focused on the Thesis theme. We also introduce resources that you can

The Most Basic WordPress PHP Functions

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We open the custom_functions.php file and go through two of the most basic WordPress PHP functions, add_action and remove_action. We use the example of removing our Thesis Nav Menu from it’s out of the box location above the header and add it back below the Header. We also discuss the what the custom.css file and

Troubleshooting custom_functions.php

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Anyone learning how to customize their Thesis website using PHP also needs to learn how to troubleshoot errors in their code.  In this video I teach my 6 rules for preventing and finding errors in your custom_functions.php file.  I also describe the work flow that I use when writing custom code for my own Thesis