Now something that WordPress has been working on for two years or so is the theme customizer. They’ve been working on it so slowly that I think it has been confusing. That’s why I have never taught it before. WordPress ships with the ability for theme authors to setup theme options in the theme customizer.
Now that we've created a menu in WordPress 4.7 and there are already two other menus let's work on setting menu locations. There's my main menu. Let's come over here to manage locations. I could say my main menu should go there instead of the crash course menu. And my footer menu should go to the
Menus are obviously a critical aspect of your site and before you can tell what your site will look like you need to have a menu. And so well first thing we're going to do is create the menu. Creating the menu is found under Appearance and Menus. Please note that different themes have different
Now that you’ve seen how to use a text widget to enter an opt-in form, let's add a video to a text widget. The best place to start this process off is by making sure we know how wide that space needs to be. In Twenty Thirteen to insert an image in there it is
You just learned how to add contact information using a Text Widget in WordPress 3.9 nand now I want to show you how to create an Optin form using a text widget. Let’s say you've got an AWeber account that you use to manage your email lists. I’ll use my demo account here where I’ve
We’ve discussed what widgets are and how to manage them in WordPress 3.9 so the next thing we're going to talk about is how to use them. We’re going to start by adding contact information using a text widget. Let’s come back over here to widgets. We’ll use this text widget and I'm going to
Now that you understand what widgets are and how they work in WordPress 3.9, the next thing to talk about are the types of available WordPress widgets. Widgets really fall into 5 categories. The first category is blog related widgets. These are the widgets that only work if you are using the blog functionality on
The next thing we're going to talk about are widgets in WordPress 3.9. So what is a widget? A widget is a module that adds content or functionality to a page. For example, let’s look at this site here with this photo gallery. The photo gallery is a widget that was inserted into this page.
Chances are that if you’re watching this WordPress 3.9 Crash Course video series, you're going to buy a WordPress theme rather than using a free one. You may have already bought the Thesis theme or the Genesis theme or some other premium theme. And most business people running a serious business are not using a
Now we’re going to talk about finding and installing free WordPress Themes. Most of you who are attending or watching this WordPress 3.9 Crash Course are probably using either the Thesis theme or the Genesis theme as your theme so this whole conversation about free themes is not going to be of interest to you
Next in this WordPress 3.9 Crash Course, we're going to talk about WordPress themes. The difference between this site, beside its content, and this site and this site is the theme. The theme takes content and presents it in a specific way. In fact, here we are looking at this site and our content looks
We’ve created a menu and customized it in WordPress 3.9 and now I want to show you how to add another menu and set another location. Let’s say the menu we already created we want to be in our sidebar instead of the top primary menu location. So let’s check sidebar instead and now it
Next in this WordPress 3.9 Crash Course we're going to create menus. Notice how we've got all these WordPress pages that I created showing up here in the menu area but they don’t look like they are really part of a menu. Well, WordPress has this totally fancy menu system. Because we haven't created a
This is the fourth video in a tutorial series on how to create multiple WordPress menus with multiple drop down levels. In this session, we show how to create a new menu. In WordPress 3.0 you can add a menu by going to the Appearance > Menus and click the Plus Sign Button (+) on
This is the third video in a tutorial series on how to create multiple WordPress menus with multiple drop down levels. In this session, we show how to create different menu styles. Using the BYOB Thesis WP Menus, you can add up to eight different menu styles and apply them to as many different menus
This is the second video in a tutorial series on how to create multiple WordPress menus with multiple drop down levels. In this session, we show how to create menus with multiple drop downs where some of the top level menu items are not clickable but the items below them are clickable. Video Transcript Rick:
Learn how to create multiple menus with mulitple drop down levels and style them using our BYOB Thesis WP Menus Plugin.
This is Part 8 of the series on How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site and in this session we discuss how to add a video to the sidebar. We show how to generate a shortcode for the video using your WordPress post editor and then grab and insert the code into a