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HTML – Using The Template Editor

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The next thing we are going to talk about is using the template editor and using boxes in Thesis 2.3. There are three functions of core Thesis boxes. One of the functions is as a container. The container can hold other containers and it can hold content placeholders. The second function is as a WordPress

The Relationship of Boxes to Actual Pages

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We’re going to talk about the relationship of boxes to actual pages. We just looked at the different types of templates in Thesis 2.3 so now it makes sense to look at what makes up those templates and how that is reflected in the pages themselves. You have the basic Thesis Classic Responsive layout here.

Types of Templates in Thesis 2

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What types of templates are in Thesis 2? There are two kinds of templates. There are core templates which are automatically applied to the appropriate pages. You don’t do anything to make that happen. You don’t have to intervene or say which template applies to which kind of page. It automatically applies because of WordPress

If you Make a Change to a Box in One Template does that Change Exist in the Other Templates?

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Before we go on to the last topic in this Thesis 2.3 for DIY Website Builder seminar, we have a question that I’d like to answer. It is “If you make a change to one of your containers on a template do all of the other copied templates reflect that change. So when you copy

Understanding the Relationship of Boxes to Actual Pages

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Now let’s talk about the relationship of boxes to actual pages in Thesis 2.3. Let’s go back over to the Skin Editor and go to the Front Page template. Remember the Front Page is a child of the Page template. We come over to the Front Template and lets reduce the content down here so

Types of Templates in Thesis 2.3

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Now let’s talk about the types of templates that exist in Thesis 2.3. There are 2 types of templates. There are the core templates and there are the custom templates. A core template is automatically applied to a specific type of WordPress page. If you don’t do anything, then the appropriate core template is going

Part 18 – Set up the Front Template

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Now that we have configured the skin on the site the next thing to do is to set up the front page template. In order for us to do that we need to install a box and that is the BYOB Responsive Columns Box. We've installed that so now we’ll activate it. Save the boxes.

How to Display Testimonials in Thesis 2.1 Using Custom Post Types & Taxonomies – Part 5 – Setup the Testimonial Post Type Archive Page

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We just got the Testimonials Template configured to display the testimonials in Thesis 2.1 how we want. Now let’s take a look at our testimonials archive page and we only have one testimonial because that’s all we set up so far. Obviously we want to create a couple of other testimonials. And I want to

How to Display Testimonials in Thesis 2.1 Using Custom Post Types & Taxonomies – Part 4 – Setup the Testimonial Post Type Template

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We’re now going to set up our testimonial template as part of this seminar on Displaying Testimonials in Thesis 2.1 using Custom Post Types and Taxonomy. Let’s take a look at this testimonial we created and you can see that all we have here is “I love the way you teach” and then its got

How to Display Testimonials in Thesis 2.1 Using Custom Post Types & Taxonomies

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Learn how to use basic WordPress and Thesis 2.1 functionality for displaying testimonials and for relating testimonials to specific posts and pages. This is especially useful if you have specific testimonials related to specific services. We walk you through each of the steps so that you can display lists of testimonials and related testimonials.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor – Part 4 – Types of Templates in Thesis 2

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Now that you understand the Thesis Skin Menu, we’re going to talk about the different types of templates in Thesis 2.1. You noticed that when we clicked on this, that there are a number of core templates. These core templates with this plus sign also have dependent templates or child templates that are based on

Lesson 2 – Part 12 – Customize Product Template

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Let’s come over and click over to the product. It would probably be nice to have the same kind of customization happen over here that we just did in the product category catalog pages. So, what I'm going to do is edit the product template and do much the same thing we just did. We

Thesis 2.1 for DIY Website Builders – Part 7 – Remove the Text Box from the Posts and Archive Templates Using the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor

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We just moved the Nav Menu below the Header in the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor and now we're going to move this picture out of here which is inside that text box. Here we are in our Archive page and the way you do that is to simply open up the sidebar and drag the

Thesis 2.1 for DIY Website Builders – Part 6 – Move the Menu Below the Header Image Using the Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor

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So armed with this knowledge of the relationship of Thesis 2.1 boxes to actual pages, we are going to move this menu from above the header image to below it. We're going to come over here to our Thesis 2.1 Skin Editor and we're going to move that Nav Menu. The way you do that

Thesis 2.1 for DIY Website Builders – Part 4 – Types of Templates in Thesis 2.1

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Now that you are familiar with the Skin Editor interface, next up is the types of templates that exist in Thesis 2.1. Thesis 2.1 has two types of templates. It has core templates and custom templates. Core templates are templates that are automatically applied to their appropriate pages. They follow the WordPress template system which

Create a Magazine Style Blog Site with Thesis 2 – Part 11 – Review the Front Template

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to Part 2 of our seminar series on How to Create a Magazine Style Blog Site Using Thesis 2. Today, what we're going to do is set up our archive templates. As you probably recall from last week, the archive template is a template that will display groups of posts

Lesson 12 – Part 4 – Thesis Classic Display Configurations

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Now we’re going to talk about the way Thesis Classic displays its content and Thesis Classic has 4 display configurations. The first configuration is the page and inside the page it uses the single post box. And inside the single post box, you’ll notice that there is something that was not in the active area

Lesson 8 – Part 8 – Update the Other Templates

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What’s important for you to know is that we made a change to the front page template. In our front page template, we’ve got our header area with what we call our front page header and it has all this in it. However, that did not actually affect the page template. And the page template

Lesson 8 – Part 7 – Understand Thesis Templates

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We’re now going to talk about a topic that has confused a lot of people that I hope to explain here and that is the concept of templates. All this time when I was managing the header image and all the rest of that stuff, we were actually working on what’s called the front page