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Lesson 8 – Part 3 – Create Theme Activation/Deactivation Hooks

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Now, that sounds great and you say to yourself, "Well, so let's do that for theme activation". Unfortunately, now that I've told you how to create a hook in WordPress like this, I have to tell you that you can't create a theme activation hook like this. The difference between the theme activation hook and

Lesson 8 – Part 2 – Create a Custom WordPress Hook

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The very first part of this process is to create a custom WordPress hook. Just to refresh your memory, a hook is a placeholder for a function. Obviously, we've talked about this several times in this course when we hooked in the various Thesis hooks or sometimes into WordPress hooks and when the processing of

Lesson 9 – Part 3 – Introduction to Action Hooks

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The next thing we’re going to talk about is action hooks. Action hooks are fundamental to customizing Thesis. If you’re going to customize the Thesis theme using PHP, you are going to be using an action hook and you’re going to be using it, essentially with each part of customization that you do. People, I

Lesson 9 – Introduction to Customizing Thesis Using PHP

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This Thesis theme video tutorial lesson provides an introduction to customizing the Thesis theme using PHP, no prior knowledge of PHP is assumed. We begin by reviewing the traditional way of learning PHP and introduce a new method of leaning PHP that is focused on the Thesis theme. We also introduce resources that you can

Thesis Custom Templates Part 2 – Do you need a Custom Template to Customize the Appearance of a Specific Page?

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The member asks if he needs to use custom templates in order to create a site where each page has similar structure but with different colors. We discuss the various methods of customization of a Thesis website.  I describe the 3 types of customization available in Thesis: Customizing using custom classes and CSS Customizing using