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How to Add the DIYThemes Social Networking Boxes to the Bottom of a Post

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In this session we show how to add the DIYThemes social networking boxes to the bottom of a post on the single template in Thesis where we add the Facebook and Google+ boxes on the bottom of a post as examples. Member:  Hi, can you hear me, Rick? Rick:  I can, yes. Member:  Oh great,

Adding SSL to your Website for Facebook

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In this session we talk about adding SSL to your website for Facebook, explain what an SSL certificate is and how it works. We talk about Facebook requirements and how the process to get the certificate installed is different with each hosting company. We recommend using the plugin Safe, Search and Replace afterwards find and

Install, Configure and Style the Social Media and Email Signup Boxes from DIYThemes – Part 3 – Configuring the Social Media Buttons

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In part 3 of this seminar on How to Install, Configure and Style the Social Media and Email Signup Boxes from DIYThemes we show how to configure the social media buttons. There are also settings for these buttons that we are going to take a look at now. We're starting off with the Facebook Like

Install, Configure and Style the Social Media and Email Signup Boxes from DIYThemes – Part 2 – Arrange the Social Media Boxes in the Thesis 2 Templates

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In part 2 of this seminar on How to Install, Configure and Style the Social Media and Email Signup Boxes from DIYThemes we show how to arrange the social media boxes in the Thesis 2 Templates. Let’s go to a template that doesn't have these social media boxes. What happens is, those boxes end up

Install, Configure and Style the Social Media and Email Signup Boxes from DIYThemes

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DIYThemes has recently released a group of boxes that enable you to add social media links and email sign up boxes to your Thesis 2 site. In this seminar we download and install each of the boxes and look at the configuration for each.

How We Use Our Facebook Page to Engage Our Members

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In this session, our facebook resident expert, Laura, discusses how we use Facebook to engage our fans and members by providing quality content, videos, event calendars and other activities. She recommends some of the people and organizations she follows to get advice about using Facebook for a business. Video Transcript Rick: Good evening or good

Customize Your Social Networking Links – Part 3 – Style the Unordered List

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In this session, we demonstrate how to style the social networking link list. We first assign a class to the list and give it some CSS customization. Rick: And so now we’ve got the link working the way we want it to work. Now we need to style it so we’d have that background image in

Customize Your Social Networking Links – Part 2 – Create the Unordered List

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In this session, we show how to create the unordered list of the social networking links. We first create the list order and add the corresponding links to the list. Then we put the code in the text widget and test the list to make sure it’s working. Video Transcript Rick: So we’re going to

Add Social Media Icons to Posts in Thesis – Part 3 – Create a Meta Box for Pages

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The Verve Meta Box Plugin is no longer available. As a replacement we are suggesting the Types Plugin. This is Part 3 of the Add Twitter, Facebook Like and Google +1 Icons to a Post in Thesis series. In this session, we discuss how to create a meta box that will allow us to choose

Add Social Media Icons to Posts in Thesis – Part 2 – Add to Home Page

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This is Part 2 of Add Twitter, Facebook Like and Google +1 Icons to a Post in Thesis series. In this session, we demonstrate how to add the social media buttons so that they will only show on the home page in Thesis. We begin by showing you where to get these Social media buttons

Add Social Media Icons to Posts in Thesis – Part 4 – Add the Buttons to the Bottom of the Page

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This is Part 4 of the Add Twitter, Facebook Like and Google +1 Icons to a Post in Thesis series. In this session, we show how to add twitter, facebook like and google +1 buttons at the bottom of a post in Thesis. Okay so that was what I wanted to show you. You can

How to Add Facebook and Twitter Buttons to Custom Header in Thesis

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In this session one of our members asks about adding social media tools such as a Facebook Like Button and a Twitter Button to his website's header. He wants to make sure that they are noticeable but not distracting. We show how to add Facebook Code and Twitter Link in the Header. Then we add

Using a Plugin to Add the Facebook Like Button

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This member asks how to add the Facebook “Like” and “Send” buttons to her site. We discuss the 3 plugins that I recommend for doing so. We discuss the Facebook Like and Send plugin. Next we look at the installation and configuration of the WordPress Facebook Like plugin. Finally we install and configure the Facebook