This series shows how to configure your site so that it can work both as a static small business website and as a blog. We discuss WordPress and Thesis settings and explain what categories and tags are and how they work.
In this basic lesson I discuss the differences between featured posts and teasers in Thesis. I demonstrate how to set the number of featured posts and teasers to display using a combination of the Home Page Display Options and the WordPress Reading Settings. I also demonstrate how to display all featured posts or all teasers.
In this basic lesson I discuss the differences between the home page, the posts page and the front page. WordPress uses these terms in very specific ways. I also demonstrate how to create a static front page and the behavior of a posts page. And so what we’ll do now is we will move on
We are demonstrating using WordPress and Thesis as a CMS in our community news case study. In this video we install the Thesis Theme to test the Community News Site. Highlighted in this video are: Thesis theme installation for the Community News site Configuring Thesis General Settings Configuring Thesis Site Options Setting up FTP connection
This member asked how and when to use the Home Page SEO options in Thesis. We discuss where those options are displayed and when they are used. This is different for a blog style site than it is for a static front page style site. I demonstrate how this works on my own website. [S3VIDEO
In the third part of this lesson we will create all of our main pages for our WordPress and Thesis based e-commerce website. We will be creating our Home, Catalog, a couple of Product type pages, a Customer Support, About , Blog and then a couple of hidden pages, Thank You and a Download page.