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Introduction to Boxes

The Beginner’s Guide to the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor – Part 9 – Description of the Thesis Core Boxes

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So now that we’ve discussed how to use the HTML Editor in Thesis 2.1 and how boxes work, the next thing that we’re going to talk about are specific Thesis core boxes and what they do. We’ll begin by looking at core containers. By core, I mean boxes that come automatically with Thesis 2.1. That’s

The Beginner’s Guide to the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor – Part 14 – Example – Add a Widgetized Feature Box

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Since we removed the author’s name, let’s make this Feature Box widgetized instead. We can create a feature box widget area by coming down here to Widgets and calling it Feature Box Widget Area, say OK. Save in the template. We don’t want it in the page template so we’re going to have to go

The Beginner’s Guide to the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor – Part 5 – The Relationship of Boxes to Actual Pages

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So, now that you understand the types of Templates in Thesis 2.1 this leads us on to looking at the relationship of the box to the actual page graphically. We’re going to compare an actual page to the boxes in the template that page is using. And as I said before, boxes are used to

Thesis 2.1 for DIY Website Builders – Part 9 – Add a Widgetized Feature Box to the Front Page Using the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor

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Now that we’ve finished adding and removing Post/Page Options in Thesis 2.1, we're going to do something very interesting which is to create a feature box on the front page that is going to be widgetized. It'll have a slideshow or a slider in it and it's also going to have a call to action.

Thesis 2.1 for DIY Website Builders – Part 5 – Understanding the Relationship of Boxes to Actual Pages

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We’ve talked about what types of templates are and how they operate so now we're on to the fun part, the relationship of boxes to actual pages in Thesis 2.1. I'm going to be jumping back and forth between slides and the website and an HTML view so you can get an idea of this

Lesson 10 – Part 9 – Understanding Boxes

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So the next thing we’re going to talk about is boxes because Thesis 2 introduces two new concepts. And they are skin boxes and skin packages. And boxes and packages are unique to Thesis 2. That is, they don’t exist in any other environment and they are installed and used in their own unique ways.

Lesson 10 – Using Plugins, Widgets, Boxes & Packages

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In lesson 10 of our Build a Responsive Professional Website using Thesis Theme 2, you learn all about plugins, widgets, boxes and packages, both what they are and how they work. But before we dive into that we go through using Post Images in Thesis 2 and our Agility Skin. There are many ways to

A Beginner’s Guide to the Thesis 2.0 Skin Editor – Part 9 – How Boxes and Packages are Linked

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The reason why people talk about this in terms of code is because those of us who use code all the time automatically resort to code-like language, when we talk about the link between an HTML box and a CSS package. But it’s absolutely critical that the link part of this get made and get

Thesis 2.0 Boxes – How to Allow a Box to Have a Different Characteristics on Different Templates

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In this session we discuss why a box can’t have different characteristics on different templates and how every box created is available to all templates even if it’s not appropriate or applicable to it. We also note that anytime you make a change to a box, wherever it is that you make the change, it

What’s the Difference Between Thesis 2.0 Boxes and Skin HTML Boxes?

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In this session we discuss the difference between Thesis 2.0 boxes and Skin HTML boxes. A Thesis box is like a plugin that often creates an HTML box. A skin HTML box is either a container or content that can be added, positioned, removed and styled in a template. Jared asks, “What’s the difference between