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Lesson 12 – Part 7 – Example #4 – Create 2 Column Attention Boxes

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We're going to take a look at example number 4 of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme. Example number 4 is going to be to create attention boxes that we can put in a page. If you look at my Thesis Shortcode Content Widgets plugin, that's the means of putting stacks of widget areas

Lesson 12 – Part 6 – Example #3- Create an “Alternate” Feature Box

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Example number 3 of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme is going to be to create an alternate feature box. Notice that this feature box can either be set on the home page, on the blog, on the home page and the blog page or on every page but those are your only choices.

Lesson 12 – Part 5 – Example #2 – Create a “Fat Footer” with 3 Widget Columns

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Example number 2 of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme will be to create the fat footer with 3 widget columns. I believe this is a better way of doing it than as described in the manual, no offense to Girlie or whoever wrote that but that example doesn't provide with the opportunity to

Lesson 12 – Part 4 – Example #1 – Widgetize the Feature Box

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The first example of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme is to widgetize the feature box. The feature box is this function in the Thesis theme that allows you to place some kind of content in a specific location on your site. If we go to Thesis Design Options, come over here and look

Lesson 12 – Part 2 – Register the Sidebars

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We're going to start off with the first step of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme which is registering the sidebars. WordPress contains two methods of registering the sidebars. You can register sidebars one by one with the function register_sidebar or you can register a group of sidebars all in one fell swoop with

Lesson 12 – Creating Custom Sidebars

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In this Thesis theme video tutorial lesson of our Customize Thesis Like a Pro course you will learn how to create custom sidebars. We begin with an introduction to WordPress sidebars to give you a full understanding of what they are, ways to create them and how they are structured. Then we delve into how to