The first thing we are going to talk about is backing up and restoring using the Thesis 2.3 data manager. Once you’ve setup a skin so that all its templates are the way you want them to be, you can come over here to the data manager and you can create a new backup. Let’s
Skin Editor – Manager
Peter wanted me to demonstrate a backup and restore and I’ll do that. So with this site that I’ve completely messed up, let’s say I want to keep this design, what I would do is come over to the Manager, Create New Backup and let’s call it “end of seminar”. So OK to that. Now
For this part of the skin management in Thesis 2, let's go over to lesson2.thesisresponsiveskin. Now, sitting here in Thesis, I'm going to select the Thesis Classic Skin, go to the skin editor and change the background color here to a light blue. The background color for the skin has been changed to light blue
The next thing to take a look at is the new skin manager in Thesis 2. This new skin manager has this ability to back up or store, export and import and that sort of thing so that's what we're going to take a look at next. Notice the very first thing you see here
This seminar covers the aspects of skin management in Thesis 2.0.1. We show how to install and preview a skin and how to use the skin selector interface. Then we talk about how to update a skin and what the updates do. From there we show how to use the skin manager to backup, restore, export and import skin data and, finally, how to copy and export a full skin.