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Thesis 2.3 for Web Design Professionals

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Thesis 2.3 is the perfect WordPress Theme for Web Designers because it is infinitely customizable and it gives you very powerful developer tools that make creating websites over and over again easy. You can standardize your skins, design palate and set up defaults that you can implement repeatedly. Here you will learn about the File Structure, the Code Editor, creating and using variables and how to use template specific CSS with Thesis body classes. You will also learn how to restructure the layout of a skin, learn skin data management and work on responsive behavior in this seminar. These videos are available to free members.

Thesis 2.3 for DIY Website Builders

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This seminar is for the person who is building their own site and who is interested in learning some code like HTML and CSS and code concepts. We begin by introducing the 4 main concepts you need to understand to effectively use the Skin Editor and then take you on a tour of the interface so you know how to get around. You'll learn about the types of templates and learn how boxes work. After that each video teaches you how to do specific tasks in the editor. These videos are available to free members.

Introduction to Thesis 2.3

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We begin by talking about 6 features that make Thesis 2.3 special and way ahead of other themes in terms of SEO and design ability. Then we take you on a tour of the interface so that you understand what you are looking at and where to find the options you will use regularly. In each of the following videos you get a chance to see how to set basic things like the fonts, colors, dimensions, header and logo for your sites. You also get an introduction to using the text box for adding images, text and video and to using widgets to add content as well. If you are new to Thesis then this video series is a perfect place to start. These videos are available to free members.

Understanding Thesis 2.2 and Skins – Lesson 6 – Part 3

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In order to really understand Thesis you have to understand how Thesis 2 and skins work together. If you've watched any of my basic WordPress videos you know that WordPress uses themes to display the pages of the site and in fact, WordPress requires a theme. If there wasn't a theme active WordPress wouldn't be

Why Use Thesis 2.2 for a Small Business Website – Lesson 6 – Part 2

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This video tutorial lesson is being taught in Thesis 2.2 beta because it's going to be soon out of beta and available to everybody. Most folks who are members of BYOBWebsite are members because they are trying to build a small business website as opposed to say, a blog or a personal site. So I

Lesson 6 – Install Thesis 2.2 and Choose a Skin

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This video tutorial lesson describes the type of small business website we will be creating throughout the rest of this course.  We explain the benefits of choosing Thesis 2.2 to create our small business website. Skins are an important aspect of Thesis 2.2 so we discuss what skins are and how they work in Thesis.  We'll also discuss the

Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis 2.3

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https://vimeo.com/204940486 What are you going to learn in this course? Well, you're going to learn how to create a website that is suitable for service professionals using WordPress 4.7 and Thesis 2.3 theme. We’ll also be using the Agility 3.2 skin and a lots of other tools. You are going to learn all the basics

How to Choose the Right Thesis 2.1 Skin

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In this session we discuss how to choose the right Thesis 2.1 skin. While there isn't any skin that's better than another because they’ve all got Thesis and WordPress inherent traits each skin will display pages differently. We talk about a variety of skins and their capabilities including our Agility skin and Carta skin which

A Substitute for the Multimedia Box in Thesis 2

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In this session we talk about a substitute for the Thesis 1.x multimedia box in Thesis 2. We suggest adding images to a slideshow like the Meteor Slideshow and dragging the slideshow widget to the sidebar to display or wherever you want it displayed.  We also  discuss using the Orbit Slider and using the box

Lesson 7 – Part 5 – Create the Menu

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Anthony asks, “Is there any benefit to naming the home page the main keyword for the site and then change the label?” Yes, I will talk about that here in a little while. Here I named it Home for the purpose of throwing this up. When you create a website you start out by adding

Lesson 7 – Part 4 – Create the Pages

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We’re going to start off here by actually creating pages. This is our page outline, right? We’ve got our Finished Projects, our Testimonials, Services, About and Article. Those are our main pages and then inside of some of those main pages, there are subpages. For example, inside of finished projects is West Seattle view home,

Lesson 7 – Part 2 – How Our Site is Organized

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What we’re going to talk about now is how the site that we’re creating or how our demonstration site is organized. And we’re going to talk about this in a form of an outline. So you get to your home page and all of your top level pages are, in this case, services, the kind

Lesson 6 – Part 8 – Installing Thesis 2

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It’s now time to install Thesis 2 and I’ve got a website that's running Twenty Thirteen here. We’ll begin by downloading this. Let’s go back over to DIYThemes home, my account and then download Thesis. You just click here to download Thesis, go down to the very bottom of this and agree and then Thesis

Lesson 6 – Part 6 – Thesis 2 Skin Roundup – BYOB Website

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Now, as I said already BYOBWebsite has 3 different Thesis 2 skins. I have the Agility skin which comes in a couple of different versions. It comes in the free version and it comes in the premium version essentially. We're now working in Thesis 2.2 and it works perfectly in Thesis 2.2. The Agility skin

Lesson 6 – Part 3 – Understanding Thesis 2 and Skins

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In order to really understand Thesis you have to understand how Thesis 2 and skins work together. If you've watched any of my basic WordPress videos you know that WordPress uses themes to display the pages of the site and in fact, WordPress requires a theme. If there wasn't a theme active WordPress wouldn't be

Lesson 6 – Part 2 – Why Use Thesis 2 for a Small Business Website

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This video tutorial lesson is being taught in Thesis 2.2 beta because it's going to be soon out of beta and available to everybody. Most folks who are members of BYOBWebsite are members because they are trying to build a small business website as opposed to say, a blog or a personal site. So I