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Thesis 2 Box API

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 7 – Setup a Standard Query Box to Display Slides

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Now that we’ve created the HTML method that outputs the content for the Thesis 2 Accordion Slider box, we need to go back to the template where we’re displaying it. So we’ll go to the Home Template and come down to our Accordion Slider. Now what we're going to do is add a Query Box.

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 6 – Create the HTML Method

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We now have the image size function completed for the Thesis 2 Accordion Slider Box that we’re creating. So the next thing to do is to create the HTML method. This is the thing that outputs the content for the box. So I’m going to add public function html. Again, this is a helper method

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 5 – Create Slide Image Size

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We've added CSS to our stylesheet for the Thesis 2 Accordion Slider Box we’re creating. And the next thing we need to do is add the image size. Essentially, you tell it the width of the space that's available that the image should display in. In this case, my element is 1032 pixels wide and

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 4 – Adding CSS to the Main Stylesheet

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As somebody rightfully just noted, I've only added one of the two CSS files for this Thesis 2.1 responsive accordion slider box we’re creating. Well, it's very common for plugins and skins to load multiple CSS files but it's generally not good practice. There are some exceptions to that and I’m going to be showing

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 3 – Adding Scripts and Styles to the Box

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Now that we’ve got the base Thesis 2.1 box set up with its folders and files, the first real thing we have to do is to add these scripts and styles you see here correctly to WordPress. There have been and still are a ton of very poor tutorials out there that tell you to

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 2 – Create the Box Base and File Structure

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The process of creating this advanced Thesis 2 box starts off obviously with PHP. We're just going to start off in the regular file system. We've got wp-content, thesis, boxes and we're just going to create the code from scratch. So starting with boxes I'm going to add a new folder and this is the

Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development – Part 1 – Introduction – The Box we are Building

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Good morning everybody and welcome to this special seminar entitled Advanced Thesis 2.1 Box Development. This is actually going to be a two-part seminar because of the extent and complexity of what can be taught in a 2-3 hour time period. So today we're going to do half of it and we'll do the other

Introduction to Customizing Thesis 2.1 Using PHP – Part 9 – The Thesis 2 Way – Box API

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So let's talk about the Thesis 2 way for customizing PHP, the Box API. The fundamental concept that underlies the Thesis 2 box API is that by using it, you are creating repeatable user configurable code. This code can be used over and over and over again in many different conditions throughout the site and

Introduction to Customizing Thesis 2.1 Using PHP

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With the advent of Thesis 2 most folks don’t need to muck about with PHP. Most of the typical WordPress coding that people do is easily handled with drag and drop in the Thesis Skin Editor. However, there are times when DIYers and developers alike have something they want to accomplish that can only be done using WordPress functions and PHP. This seminar introduces two methods of doing this in Thesis 2.1