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Use get_post_meta () with the Custom Fields Plugin

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In this session we show how to use get_post_meta () with the Custom Fields Plugin using the embed code that the plugin generates. We go through the process of capturing the value of the post meta, putting it in a variable and using that to display something on the page. We also use a conditional

How to Create a Landing Page in Thesis

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In this session we show a member how to create a clean landing page by adding some php functions using Thesis filters to disable the footer and header thus leaving us with a minimalist custom template. Rick: Okay so now Sean, I’m unmuting your microphone there. Sean: Hi. Rick: How are you doing? Sean: I’m

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