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Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 8 – Slide the Excerpt Up when Hovering Over the Featured Image

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So far we have created an overlay with the title of the post on the featured image in these Thesis 2 query boxes. Now, the next thing to do is to make it slide up when we hover over it with our mouse. First, to make this look really good, I'm going to modify this

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 7 – Overlay the Title Over the Featured Image

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We now have our four column attention box layout using Thesis 2 query boxes on the Front Page. So the next thing I want to show you is how to add a semi-transparent overlay that goes over the featured image when your mouse hovers over it. The overlay shows the title of the post and

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 6 – Develop a Home Page Using Secondary Content & Query Boxes

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We are going to continue to work with the custom post type that we created for use in a Thesis 2 Query Box. Now we are going to use that custom post type in conjunction with posts and pages in query boxes on the Front Page to develop this style you see here. Let’s come

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 5 – Setup Secondary Content for Use with Query Boxes

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So far you’ve seen two ways to add attention boxes to a Front Page in Thesis 2 using Query Boxes. Now I want to show you how to add content from pages in multiple sections in a way that’s similar to the DIY Themes style of homepage. Let’s take a look at their homepage. This

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 4 – Reorganize our File Display Multiple Pages with a Single Query Box

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I’ve shown you how to add attention boxes to the front page in Thesis 2 using a query box so now it’s time to unveil a new BYOB box that allows you to display multiple pages with a single query box. Up until today, if you wanted to show pages you had to create an

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 3 – Add Attention to the Front Page Using a Query Box

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The first thing I'm going to do in this Using the Query Box to Add Content to the Front Page in Thesis 2 seminar is to demonstrate to you how to create attention boxes like these here. I'm going to do that in this skin that doesn't have attention boxes. We're just going to start

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 2 – Parts of a Query Box

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We’ve looked at examples of how query boxes can be used so now let’s examine the parts of a query box. I'm going to come into these query boxes and we’ll take a look. Let's just look at the template first. There's your query box. The query consists of first, its box and then the

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes – Part 1 – What is a Query Box?

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Good morning everybody and welcome to this special session. Ordinarily we do live Q&A this time on Wednesday mornings but I've had a number of questions arise recently about query boxes. So we’re expanding the scope of the Q&A session today and we're going to talk about query boxes and what query boxes can be

Develop a Front Page Layout Using Thesis 2 Query Boxes

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Query boxes are really the secret weapon of Thesis 2.1. They are a tool that allows you to display content from other posts, pages or custom post types. They can be used to accomplish many tasks. Here we talk about what query boxes are and show many ways to use them to display various types of content.

How to Display Testimonials in Thesis 2.1 Using Custom Post Types & Taxonomies – Part 6 – Display a List of Testimonials Using a Query Box

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We now have our Testimonial Template and our Testimonial Archive Page setup for displaying testimonials in Thesis 2.1 using Custom Post Types and Taxonomies. Now let’s look at displaying these testimonials on a page. Let’s say we come over to a page. Here we are on a page so let’s edit the page template and

Using a Custom Post Type to Organize and Display Testimonials

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In this session we discuss the use of a custom post type to organize and display testimonials. We talk about different examples of organizing the testimonial for display such as using specific providers or by type of work but they could be grouped by any taxonomy. We discuss how to consider what you are going

Create a Magazine Style Blog Site with Thesis 2 – Part 22 – Add Related Posts to Query Box

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We now have the big basic layout for this magazine style blog that we’re creating here in Thesis Theme 2. So what we're going to do now is we're going to add Related Posts to this. We're going to put Related Posts directly above the Comment Form and the Related Posts in this case, is

Create a Magazine Style Blog Site with Thesis 2 – Part 14 – Setup Featured Posts Query Box

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We’re now working on content here in the front page template that wants to be automatically generated. I'm going to start off here by replacing these with the query box and what this is going to do is this is going to show featured posts. Actually, the first thing we're going to do is come

How to Use the Thesis 2 Query Box to Create a Grid of Post Thumbnails

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In this session we demonstrate how to use the Thesis 2 query box to create a grid of post thumbnails in two stages. The first stage is by using a query box to place the thumbnails on the home page where we show how to create a Carta column and adding a featured image to