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Using the Carta Skin for Thesis 2

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Carta is a fully responsive skin for Thesis 2. This seminar introduces all of the features and functions built into Carta. It begins with an overview of the basic elements of the skin as well as its templates. Then I discuss all of the various Skin Design options and Skin Content options. Finally, we look at the Carta Smart Responsive Columns system and the Smart Widgets system. To get the skin, go to this page.

Overview of the Carta Skin for Thesis 2

  • Carta Format
  • Carta Page Styles
  • Carta Resources
  • Carta Size assumptions

How to Upgrade the Carta Skin for Thesis 2

  • Create a backup
  • Download the backup
  • Perform the Upgrade
  • Restore Defaults

Images in the Carta Skin for Thesis 2

  • WordPress Default Image Sizes
    • Large
    • Medium
    • Thumbnail
  • Carta Custom Image Sizes
    • Featured Page
    • Tiny Thumbnail
  • Featured Images

Carta Skin Design Options

  • Layouts, Fonts, Sizes & Colors
  • Widget Areas
  • Menus
  • Backgrounds
  • Custom Media Queries

Carta Skin Content Options

  • Copyright
  • Featured Pages – Read More
  • Featured Pages – Query box
  • Nav Menu – top
  • Nav Menu – secondary
  • Typical Read More link
  • Top Footer Widgets

Carta 2 Column Header Box

  • Column Configuration
  • Left Header Content
    • Header image sizes
    • Empty Container
    • Widget Area
  • Right Header Content
  • Adjusting Padding
  • Multiple Header Configurations

Carta 1 Column Header Box

  • Header Content
  • Single Header Image
    • Image size
  • Responsive Header Images
    • Image Sizes
  • Adjusting Padding
  • Multiple Header Configurations

Carta Responsive Columns System

  • The system
    • Wrapper
    • Columns
    • Reverse Wrapper
  • Make the header 3 Columns

Carta Smart Widget Columns System

  • The system
    • Add a name
    • Add a description
  • What happens when they aren’t named

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