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How to Display Testimonials in Thesis 2.1 Using Custom Post Types & Taxonomies – Part 3 – Create Custom Post Meta for the Testimonial

The next thing I want to do in this process of displaying testimonials in Thesis 2.1 with custom post types and taxonomies is to add some additional information like Sammy Bright and his Website Name, Website URL and that sort of thing. This is called Custom Post Meta. So again, using the Types plugin we’re

How to Create a Recipe Site Using Thesis 2 – Part 4 – Create a Test Recipe

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In part 4 of our seminar How to Create a Recipe Site Using Thesis 2 with Custom Post Types & Custom Post Meta we create a test recipe. Rick: Now, we'll come down here and we've got title, Ingredients and Method and so let's just look at this recipe. So here's our title, we'll put

How to Create a Recipe Site Using Thesis 2 – Part 3 – Create Custom Post Meta (Custom Fields)

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In part 3 of our seminar How to Create a Recipe Site Using Thesis 2 with Custom Post Types & Custom Post Meta we show how to create Custom Post Meta Fields for the recipes. Rick: Now, the easiest custom field to add would just be well, let's see. We'll call it Directions. Member: Okay.

How to Create a Recipe Site Using Thesis 2 with Custom Post Types & Custom Post Meta

One powerful aspect of Thesis 2 is its ability to easily take advantage of custom post types and custom post meta. We show off this ability in this short seminar on creating a recipe website using the Types plugin and the BYOB Thesis 2 Simple Post Meta Fields box. This combination of tools makes creating this type of site a snap for the non-programmer. What used to take reams of PHP code to create can now be done point and click - drag and drop.

How to Use the Types Plugin to Add Custom Post Meta to Thesis 2 Template

In this session we demonstrate how to use the Types plugin to add custom post meta to a Thesis 2 template as a way of creating custom post meta and displaying that custom post meta in any Thesis post or page. You know there’s another way to add post meta. And I mean the easy

Lesson 17 – Part 1 – What is Custom Post Meta?

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Good morning everybody and welcome to this live class on Lesson 17 of the Customize Thesis Like a Pro tutorial series. Today, what we'll be doing is learning how to create a new custom post meta in the Thesis theme. Specifically, what we'll be doing is learning how to use custom post meta to create

Lesson 17 – Using Custom Post Meta in Thesis

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In this Thesis theme video tutorial lesson of our Customize Thesis Like a Pro course you will learn how to use Custom Post Meta in Thesis. We begin with an introduction to what it is and the typical WordPress way of creating custom meta boxes. We focus on the WPAlchemy Class for creating the meta

Lesson 7 – Part 6 – Set Up Ending Post Meta

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The next thing we'll do is setup our ending post meta. Now, the default ending post meta in this case is just this comment link. The first thing we're going to do is remove this comment link. This comment link is actually a function in Thesis. Let's go back to Table of Contents and look

Custom Post Type Case Study – Part 7 – Setup the Custom Post Type

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In this session, we add another Custom Post Meta of “Court References” to the Custom Post Type “Course Case”. Rick: Hey, Reese. Reese: Another day in paradise. Rick: It certainly is. So are we ready to dive into it? Reese: You bet. Rick: Okay. So what we’re doing now is… because I feel like I’ve

Custom Post Type Case Study – Part 5 – Create Some Posts

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In this session we create some posts to test how our new Custom Post Type and Custom Post Meta are working. Rick: Oh, this should be new court case, shouldn’t it? Add court case. I’ll have to go and change that. Add court case. And so now, let’s take one of your examples. Reese: Okay

Custom Post Type Case Study – Part 4 – Create a Custom Post Meta

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In this session, we show how to create custom post meta using the Verve Meta Boxes Plugin. Rick: So then the next thing to do then is… oh well, we’ve created it. Where is our… it should be right here now. We should actually have… I must have done something wrong because it doesn’t show

Community Library Case Study Case Study – Part 61 Get the Catalog Item Post Image

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This is the 61st in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS) for a Community Library Website. In this lesson we get the post image of the Catalog Item and display it on the Review. This way we don’t need to duplicate data by having 2

Community Library Website Case Study – Part 60 Link Reviews Back to Catalog Items

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This is the 60th in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS) for a Community Library Website. In this lesson we create the link on the Review that takes us to the original Catalog Item.  We use get_post_meta to get the catalog item post id and

Community News Case Study – Part 11 – Add Event Information as Custom Post Meta to Events

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This is the 11th in a series on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this case study we are creating a community news site. In this lesson we will create custom post meta for the weekend events posts using the Verve Meta Boxes plugin. The Verve Meta Box Plugin is

Community News Case Study – Part 15 – Format the Display of the Date

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This is the 15th in a series on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this case study we are creating a community news site. We have created a static page to display our upcoming events sorted by the event date. Now we are going to format the display of the

Community News Case Study – Part 14 – Show Only Upcoming Events

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This is the 14th in a series on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this case study we are creating a community news site. We have created a static page to display our events sorted by the event date. This page displays all events, regardless of event date. Now we

Community News Case Study – Part 16 – Display Event Venue

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This is the 16th in a series on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this case study we are creating a community news site. We have created a static page to display our upcoming events sorted by the event date. Now we are going to add the display of the

Community News Case Study – Part 12 – Create a Page with a Custom Loop to Display the Events Sorted by Date

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This is the 12th in a series on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this case study we are creating a community news site. In this lesson we will create a static page to display our events sorted by the event date. In other words we are creating a custom

Community News Case Study – Part 13 – Display Event Date on Teasers

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This is the 13th in a series on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this case study we are creating a community news site. We have created a static page to display our events sorted by the event date. Now we want to display the event date on the event