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Lesson 14 – Part 6 – Ex. #4 – Make the Loop Shortcode Configurable

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What you're going to have to do in this situation is write a function for each one of these things you want to do for your Thesis theme website. If you want to do one for Apples and one for Bananas then you have to write another function for Bananas and create another shortcode. That's

Lesson 14 – Part 5 – Ex. #3 – Create a grid of Thesis Post Thumbnails

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The next thing we're going to do is look at our example number 3 where we are going to create a grid of Thesis post thumbnails. Each one of the images in that thumbnail is going to link off to its post. When we do that, we are going to be using the Thesis theme

Lesson 14 – Part 4 – Ex. #2 – Create a Shortcode for the List

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For the first couple of years I programmed in the Thesis theme, this is how I did it. I did an add_action, I hooked it to a Thesis hook and went on my way. But it would be way better rather than having to add this way after the content if I was able to

Lesson 14 – Part 3 – Ex. #1 – Add a List of Post Teasers From a Single Category

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We’re at part 3 of Using Secondary WordPress Loops in the Thesis theme. I've got this site that I've created for the purpose of demonstrating adding a list of post teasers. It has 3 categories of posts, it has Oranges, Bananas and Cherries. It also has Apples and the Apples aren't in that list. Actually,

Lesson 14 – Part 2 – Anatomy of a Secondary WordPress Loop

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Next in this lesson on using secondary WordPress loops with the Thesis theme, we’ll talk about the anatomy of a secondary loop. It's important to understand that there are actually several ways to create loops in WordPress. In fact, if you have paid attention to what I've taught of the last couple of years, you're

Lesson 14 – Part 1 – What is a WordPress Loop?

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Good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 14 of our Customize Thesis Like a Pro series. Today, we're going to be talking about using secondary WordPress loops with the Thesis theme. In WordPress, the loop is the process of getting information from the database and displaying that information on the page. We have simple loops

Lesson 14 – Using Secondary WordPress Loops

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In this Thesis theme video tutorial lesson of our Customize Thesis Like a Pro course you will learn how to use secondary WordPress Loops. We begin by explaining the WordPress Loop system, discuss both the main and secondary loops and show examples of these. Then we examine the anatomy of secondary WordPress loops including ways to create