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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 Create and Add a Favicon to your Thesis Website – Part 2 – Add the Favicon

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In the previous video we taught you how to create a favicon. Here we show you how to add it to your Thesis based WordPress site using the favicon uploader under the Thesis menu. So the next thing to do then is once you have a favicon image is to add the favicon image to

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 to Remove Comments from Pages in Thesis

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We demonstrate how to remove the “Leave a Comment” block from pages in Thesis. We use Thesis Design Options to accomplish this task. And before I dive right into this, what I want to do is to demonstrate how to remove comments from pages. I have… you can see here you know, I’ve got this

Community Library Website Case Study – Part 26, Adjust the Teaser Styling Using Design Options

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This is the twenty sixth in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this lesson we adjust the styling by enlarging the image size, getting rid of the extraneous date, changing the “Read the full article” to “Read more”, increasing the column size to make

How to Add a Header Image to Thesis 1.8

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Thesis 1.8 introduced the Thesis Header Image function.  This function allows you to easily upload a logo image or other graphic and insert it into your header.  In the video below we look at how to do this, and what happens with various images sizes.  In this video we explore How to determine the correct image size

Post not Showing Author’s Name

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A member raised concerns when he noticed that his posts don’t display the author’s name. We looked at the Thesis Design Options -> Display Options Settings and the WordPress User Profile Settings. It turned out that he had nothing set for “Display name publicly as”. [S3VIDEO file='public/liveanswers/LA1-23-11b-authors-name-not-showing-post.mp4' bgimage='https://www.byobwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LA1-23-11b-authors-name-not-showing-post1.jpg' displaymode='overlay'] Doug: My last question is my

The WordPress More Tag

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A member asked me to discuss the various versions of the “more” tag in both WordPress and Thesis.   There is a WordPress default behavior and a default Thesis behavior.  Here are what we discussed in this video: Adding the WordPress default more tag to posts Customizing the WordPress default more tag for an individual post

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