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Lesson 11 – Part 3 – Add a Slide Show to the Feature Box

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The slideshow we’re going to add in this class is called the Orbit Slider. There are lots of different slider plugins available to you and many of them are responsive. However, the Orbit Slider plugin is a very simple plugin. It’s very simple to use. And so for that reason, I’m going to demonstrate using

A Substitute for the Multimedia Box in Thesis 2

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In this session we talk about a substitute for the Thesis 1.x multimedia box in Thesis 2. We suggest adding images to a slideshow like the Meteor Slideshow and dragging the slideshow widget to the sidebar to display or wherever you want it displayed.  We also  discuss using the Orbit Slider and using the box

Lesson 6 – Part 3 – Update the Orbit Slider Box to Best Practices

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Continuing our box updates for changes in Thesis 2.0.3, we’re going move on to the Orbit slider. In terms of the options, we still have to get all of our select terms, that is our slider categories. But we don’t need id and class and we aren’t actually using an HTML element. What we’ll do

Lesson 5 – Part 6 – Create the Slider Box

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Now we want to create a slider box for our Thesis 2 responsive skin. What we're going to do is, we're going to take this box class and expand it to work for the Orbit Slider. I'm going to copy the whole thing and directly below that, paste a new copy there. Now you can't

Lesson 5 – Part 2 – Provide Support for the Orbit Slider

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Now, what we're going to start doing is providing support for the Orbit Slider in our Thesis 2 responsive skin. The Orbit Slider is a plugin that's on the WordPress Repository and it was one of the first slider plugins that was responsive and it works quite well from my perspective. I've seen lately some

Lesson 5 – Create the Custom Front Page Template

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In this lesson fifth lesson, Create the Custom Front Page Template, of our Create a Responsive Skin for Thesis 2.0 course we create the front page template and add a feature box area in which we'll be adding the responsive Orbit Slider. But before we add the slider we show how to provide support for

Lesson 6 – Part 5 – Provide Support for the Orbit Slider

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The next thing we're going to do is add support for the Orbit Slider. The reason why we're using Orbit Slider is because it is responsive, that means it automatically has the ability to proportionally resize itself as the window gets smaller and smaller and that's a pretty compelling ability. It's a relatively reliable plugin.