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When is it Appropriate to Use display:none

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In this session we discuss when it is appropriate to use display:none in order to hide elements you don’t want to show on a page. We avoid using display:none when customizing Thesis because it can adversely affect SEO. However, sometimes it is the only reasonable alternative. Member: One of the things that you said when

How to Use Post Formats in Thesis Part 5 – Create a Quote Post Format

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In this session we show how to use post formats in Thesis by adding Thesis HTML structures so that the styling will apply to it. We use the title for the author’s name and the content for the quotation. This is something that we’ve already started, this whole conversation about post formats and we actually

How to Use Post Formats in Thesis – Part 2 – Enabling Post Formats

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In part 2 of this series on Using Post Formats in Thesis, we show how to enable the Post Formats with code (add_theme_support for post-formats that you want support for) that has to be added to your custom_functions.php file. Then we show how you pick the format you want when you are editing or creating

How to Use Post Formats in Thesis – Part 3 – Using the Thesis Custom Loop API

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In part 3 of this series on Using Post Formats in Thesis, we talk about and show what the Custom Loop API is and then we show how to add it to the post format. The custom loop activates the effect that you want for a particular post format. We create a new Custom Loop

How to Use Post Formats in Thesis – Part 4 – Add Custom Body Class

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In part 4 of this series on Using Post Formats in Thesis, we add a custom body class to the post format so that you can add different styles to a specific format. Code used in this lesson is shown below. Rick: And if we view the page source and look at our body class,

Community Library Website Case Study- Part 23 – Remove Custom Post Meta from Post Display

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This is the twenty third in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this lesson we take 4 custom post meta elements that we added to our post display in part 21 and remove them from the normal post display. We are adding “location”, “call

Community Library Website Case Study – Part 21 – Display the Rest of the Post Meta in the Post

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This is the twenty first in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this lesson we take 4 custom post meta elements and add them to our catalog item type post display. We are adding “location”, “call number”, “ISBN” and “Publication Date” to the display