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WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 23 – Reorganize our File, Simple WordPress Theme Customization

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Typical WordPress themes have some limited ability to be customized. If you're familiar with the Genesis theme and the Thesis theme then you know there's quite a wide range of customization that you can do but the typical wordpress.org theme does not have a huge range. However, you can make some pretty decent changes. We’ve

Part 7 – Using a Semi-Transparent Background Colors Over a Background Image

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You’ve now seen how to add multiple background images in the same HTML element on a Thesis 2 skin so the next thing we're going to do is add a page background color to this. First we have to figure out what we want that to be a background of, which element. So we're going

Part 4 – Add a Color to the Sidebar with a Tiling Image

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Something else that I would like to demonstrate in this lesson on Customizing Thesis 2 with Background Images, Colors and Gradients is placing a color in the sidebar that goes all the way down to the bottom of the page. As it sits right now there is no background color here in the sidebar. So

Customize Skins with Background Images, Colors & Gradients

In this first lesson of our Customize Thesis 2 Like a Pro video tutorial series we look at the various ways to customize a Thesis skin using background images, background color and gradients. We look at both tiling and fixed background images and demonstrate various ways to use them. We also examine how to use

Part 7 – Using a Semi Transparent Background Colors Over a Background Image

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So we’ve added a fixed background to this Genesis 2 site and looking at the site you can see that it still needs some work. The content doesn’t look as good as it should on the background and you don't want the images to be sitting there like that. We need something else to happen

Part 4 – Using Different Background Images on Different Pages

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So far we’ve covered how to add tiling background images and adding multiple background images in the same HTML element in Genesis 2 Child Themes. Now we’re going to take a look at using different background images on different pages. Let’s look at a different page than our Home Page. We've got our big blue

Lesson 1 – Customize Child Themes with Background Images & Colors

This is the first lesson in our Customize Genesis Like a Pro video tutorial series. In this lesson we look at customizing various Genesis 2 Child Themes using background images and colors. In this class we introduce basic CSS syntax for editing your child theme. We start off by looking at background images and how