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Skin Management

How to Easily Use the Design from One Thesis Website on Others

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In this session we discuss how to easily use the design from one Thesis website on others using two options. You can use the Skin Manager to create a backup which you then export to your computer and then import it to another site. All the settings are brought automatically to that site. If you

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management Part 7 – How to Copy and Export a Full Skin

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That brings me now to my new plugin. I have created a new plugin that can be found under Member Benefits, Plugins for the Thesis Theme 2.0. It's called the Thesis 2 Skin Copier. The Thesis 2 Skin Copier can be downloaded from this link right here and once you've downloaded it, you can add

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management Part 6 – Skin Manager – Import and Restore Skin Data

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For this part of the skin management in Thesis 2, let's go over to lesson2.thesisresponsiveskin. Now, sitting here in Thesis, I'm going to select the Thesis Classic Skin, go to the skin editor and change the background color here to a light blue. The background color for the skin has been changed to light blue

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management Part 5 – Skin Manager – Backup and Export Skin Data

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The next thing to take a look at is the new skin manager in Thesis 2. This new skin manager has this ability to back up or store, export and import and that sort of thing so that's what we're going to take a look at next. Notice the very first thing you see here

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management Part 4 – How to Update a Thesis 2 Skin

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You see this thing here that says, Update Skins? So, how do you update a skin in Thesis 2? Well, the first question to ask is really, what skins can you update? Currently, from this green button, the only skins you can update are skins that are published by DIY themes. So if you uploaded

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management Part 3 – The Thesis 2 Skin Selector Interface

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Let's go back to that skin selector interface in Thesis 2. And now that we have installed the skin and we are previewing the skin, the interface really has 4 main parts. It has the part up here where you can update skins and upload skins. Then it shows you the preview skin which of

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management Part 2 – How to Preview a Skin

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The next thing you can do from this in Thesis 2 is preview a skin. You see this blue button that says, Preview Skin in Development Mode? Well, when you click on this, what it does is it makes the skin that you are previewing the active skin for the administrator but not for anybody

Thesis 2.0.1 Skin Management

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Good morning everybody today I'm going to show you all of the new Skin Management features in Thesis 2.0.1. I'm also going to demonstrate how to copy a skin using my plugin that I've just finished creating and have posted on the site. So let's just dive right into that and get started. Come over