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Using Thesis Design Mode

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In this session we show how to use Thesis Design Mode to reduce the HTTP requests. This is a new feature in 1.84 and can be found in Thesis Site options under Stylesheet Options. By unchecking “use design mode”, Thesis combines the Style CSS, Layout CSS and Custom CSS into a single stylesheet. We also

How to Add Facebook and Twitter Buttons to Custom Header in Thesis

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In this session one of our members asks about adding social media tools such as a Facebook Like Button and a Twitter Button to his website's header. He wants to make sure that they are noticeable but not distracting. We show how to add Facebook Code and Twitter Link in the Header. Then we add

How to Add and Use Google Fonts not Already Installed With Thesis

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This member asks how to use the Google fonts from the Google Font Library in his Thesis based WordPress Website. We look at the fonts available and I demonstrate how to get the code that installs the font and where to place it. Then we change the font for the site title and then look

How to Add a Category to the Thesis Nav Menu

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This member asks how to add a specific category to her menu. She is using the Thesis Nav Menu. I demonstrate how to add a category to the menu using Site Options. Oh, Cathy is here…oh so there you go, Cathy. So Cathy says that she’s created a category in her site called Dr. O’s

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 3, Thesis Robots Meta Tags – nofollow

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Robots Meta Tags. They are

Using Thesis Site Options

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In this beginner series we look at what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. We examine Title Tag Settings, Robots Meta Tags, Canonical URLs, Syndication/Feed URL, Additional Scripts, Stats Software/Scripts, Style Sheets, Publishing Tools and Changing the Save button text.

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 7 – Thesis Syndication/Feed URL

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site.  In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Syndication/Feed URL.  The default feed

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 9 -Thesis Stat and Tracking Scripts

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we look at the Stats Software/Scripts section which contains Stat and Tracking Scripts. This is Thesis' built in area for

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 5, Thesis Robots Meta Tags – noodp and noydir

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Robots Meta Tags. They are

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 2, Thesis Robots Meta Tags – noindex

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Robots Meta Tags. They are

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 4, Thesis Robots Meta Tags – noarchive

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Robots Meta Tags. They are

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 11 – Thesis Publishing Tools

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we look at the Publishing Tools which contains the Window Live Writer. Here I explain why you should check or

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 10 – Thesis Custom StyleSheet Options

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we look at the Custom Stylesheet Options section which contains Enable Stylesheet. We explain why this is something that you

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 6 – Thesis Canonical URLs

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Canonical URLs. Canonical URLs tell

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 8 – Thesis Additional Scripts

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we continue to explore the options under Document Head and here we focus on the Additional Scripts. This is the

Using Thesis Site Options – Part 12 – Change Save Button Text

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. We begin with what the Thesis Site Options are and what they do for your site. In this video we look at the Change Save Button Text. If the current Thesis Save Button text is not to your liking

How to Add an RSS Feed Link to a Website

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We show how to set up an RSS Feed Link on your site so that followers of your site can be alerted when new material has been added. You begin by setting up a feed burner account with your gmail account. After completing the FeedBurner information, the link that you need that allow for subscription

How and When to Use the Thesis Home Page SEO Options

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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

How is SEO for Blogs Different than for Business Websites

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Is there a difference between SEO techniques for blogs and SEO techniques for typical static business websites? The concepts remain the same, however, in WordPress, blog posts add the opportunity to refine the semantic nature of your urls, thus potentially improving your performance for your keywords. I discuss how to organize blog posts to take