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Lesson 14 – Part 7 – How to Upgrade Thesis

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Next we're going to learn how to upgrade Thesis Theme. We're back here at thesiscss.com and the version of  Thesis Theme we are currently using is version 1.8. We're going to upgrade today to version 1.8.4 and the way we're going to do that is by using FileZilla. Let’s connect to that site, wp-content and themes,

Lesson 11 – Part 1 – Change the Home Page Template

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Welcome to Lesson 11 in our How to Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis series. Tonight we are going to take a Home Page that we've been working on and turn it into something that looks like this, that is tonight, we are going to add style and content to the Home Page.

Lesson 11 – Part 4 – Add a Slideshow to the Feature Box

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Now we're going to Add a Slideshow to the Feature Box. If you look on the site, you'll see that I have 3 different slideshows that I teach. I teach the Dynamic Gallery, I teach SH Slideshow and I teach Meteor Slideshow. Meteor Slideshow Tonight we're going to use the Meteor Slideshow because in the

Lesson 11 – Part 5 – Add a Call to Action to the Feature box

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The next we're going to do is we're going to put that Call to Action in here. This is something very similar to what we did last time. Let's go back to Appearance and I'm going to duplicate this one. Add Content to the Feature Box In order to duplicate that, we're going to go

Lesson 8 – Part 1 – Understanding the Parts of a Thesis Page

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Good evening everybody and welcome to the Thursday evening edition of our live class, How to Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis Theme. This is our second session but, perhaps confusingly enough, we are actually in Lesson 8 in a 14 Lesson Series. Lessons 1 through 6, we did not teach live; they are

Lesson 8 – Part 2 – Set up the Site Layout and Appearance Using Thesis Design Options

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Elements that Make up the Appearance of your Site The next thing that we're going to do is to set up the site layout and the appearance of our site using Thesis Design Options. This is the site that we're working on in Lesson 8, sbywh8.byobtutorial.com. Our dashboard has all the pages that we created

Lesson 8 – Part 3 – Add a Header Image Using the Thesis Header Image

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Using Thesis Header Image Function The first thing we're going to do in styling this is to add a Header Image using the Thesis Header Image function. If you come over here and look at the Thesis menu, consider it has this "Header Image" function. This is the tool that you use to add the

Lesson 8 – Part 8 – Understanding the Full Width Framework

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The next thing we're going to do is to style the Header and the Footer, essentially add this style to the Header and add this style to the Footer. In order for us to do that, we first need to learn a little bit of the underlying theory of the Thesis Full Width Framework. Thesis

Lesson 6 – Part 1 – Purchase and Download the Thesis Theme

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Begin at DIY Themes In the first part of the lesson, we will download and install the premium theme called Thesis. So we are going to Google "thesis theme" press enter and here we go, let's click diythemes.com. There's a bunch of sales stuff here but we already know we want to purchase it, so

Lesson 8 – Set Up the Appearance of Your Site

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In Lesson 8 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Thesis theme and WordPress we show you how to set up the appearance of your small business/professional services website. We begin by talking about how a Thesis page is laid out and what each part of the page contains. This sets you up

Lesson 6 – Install the Thesis Theme for WordPress

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In Lesson 6 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Thesis theme and WordPress we discuss the benefits of the Thesis theme and show how to install and activate it. We recommend using Thesis for your small business/professional services website for many reasons. It allows for a very flexible website layout, easily customized

Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and the Thesis 1.85 Theme

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This is a new 8 lesson series that teaches a beginner how to create a professional website using WordPress and the Thesis theme 1.85 for WordPress.  If you are an independent professional, solo-preneur or small business owner who wants to create their own website then this course is tailor made for you.  We focus on

Lesson 12 – Part 3 – Adding the Dynamic Content Gallery to the Thesis Feature Box

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Welcome back to Part 3 of Lesson 12 of the Build Your Own E-Commerce Website tutorial series. In the third part of this lesson we are going to add the Dynamic Content Gallery to the Feature Box. Ways to Add the Dynamic Content Gallery With Thesis there are three ways in which we can add

Lesson 12 – Part 2 – Configure the Thesis Feature Box

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Welcome back to Part 2 of Lesson 12 of the Build Your Own E-Commerce Website tutorial series. In this part of the lesson we are going to take a look at the Thesis Feature Box. Go to the Dashboard of your site and scroll down to Thesis, and Design Options. Down near the bottom you

Lesson 12 – Display Featured Products Using the Dynamic Content Gallery

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Please note that this course has been replaced with the new "Sell Your Digital Products with WP eStore" In this video tutorial we will learn how to display featured products on our home page using the Dynamic Content Gallery plugin and the Thesis Feature Box.  The Gallery plugin has a rotating image carousel that can

Lesson 9 – Part 1 – Understanding the Thesis Full Width Framework

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Welcome to Lesson 9 of the Build Your Own E-Commerce Website tutorial series. The goal of this tutorial series is to show you how to create a fully functional ecommerce website using WordPress, Thesis and WP e-Store. This is the third of the tutorials on styling your new ecommerce website. In these tutorials we’ll be

Lesson 9 – Styling the Thesis Full Width Framework

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Please note that this course has been replaced with the new "Sell Your Digital Products with WP eStore" In this video tutorial we will look at how to style the Thesis Full Width Framework. This framework provides the opportunity of layering images on top of each other. It also allows a site style that has