There are four main concepts that you need to understand in order to be able to use the Skin Editor effectively. The first concept is, “What is a Skin?”. A Skin is a collection of templates and a set of styles. Templates are essentially the structure of the page and styles are the things that
Thesis 2 Skins
Besides the skins offered by DIYThemes and skins by BYOBWebsite for Thesis 2, we have Themedy. And the theme I want to draw your attention to here with Themedy is the Clip Cart skin. This is a very specialized skin for Thesis and it's specialized because Clip Cart is specifically designed to work with WooCommerce.
In order to really understand Thesis you have to understand how Thesis 2 and skins work together. If you've watched any of my basic WordPress videos you know that WordPress uses themes to display the pages of the site and in fact, WordPress requires a theme. If there wasn't a theme active WordPress wouldn't be
Now that we've decided that the Thesis Classic Skin is the best match for the hypnotherapy site it’s time to set it up. Let’s go to the dashboard and come over here to Thesis. We’ll begin our configuration in Thesis Skin Content. We're not displaying either the site title or tagline. Although, because we're using
Now that we have the Front Page and Typical Page layout in mind, it’s time for us to choose the right Skin. It's in my opinion that there's never really a right answer or wrong answer especially in something as custom as this. Having said that it does makes sense to me to always start
In this session we discuss how the skins from WPThesisSkins.com are among the worst programmed skins on the market. They have been designed and coded by a fundamentally incompetent programmer. This may sound harsh but this guy's skins are full of insecure code, improperly added scripts and basic php errors. His most recent skin - Business
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
This seminar will teach you everything you need to know about using the Agility skin for Thesis 2 so that you create your own unique website. You learn how to set it up, you get an overview of the skin and then we go through the layout and all of the available features in depth. These videos are available to free members.
Here you'll learn not just what you can style in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 but how to style all of the elements. We cover how to use all the built in styles as well as how to create custom styling. After watching this seminar you'll be able to make the Agility skin reflect the style you want for your unique website.
In this session we show how to use the Thesis Font API to add a Google Font to the skin so that it shows up in the typical font drop down lists. Member: I have another question. Rick: Uhuh. Member: So I want to use font kit from adobe and, Rick: And which font? Typekit
In this session we demonstrate how to add the viewport meta tag to a Thesis 2.1 skin by placing the code inside the skin.php. There are some devices that will try to scale the whole page to fit instead of making it change in size to fit the window so we demonstrate how to set
In this session we discuss how to choose the right Thesis 2.1 skin. While there isn't any skin that's better than another because they’ve all got Thesis and WordPress inherent traits each skin will display pages differently. We talk about a variety of skins and their capabilities including our Agility skin and Carta skin which
The Carta Skin for Thesis 2.1 is a fully responsive skin with a ton of built in tools designed to allow you to style it with a minimum of code knowledge. It has an extensive set of background areas that can be styled via Thesis Skin Design options as well as tools for styling the menus and widget areas. In this seminar I demonstrate how to use those tools to completely customize the look and feel of a Carta based website.
We’ve seen how the Responsive Column system works and now we're going to take a look at the Smart Widget Columns in the Carta Skin for Thesis 2. Again, from inside of our Skin Editor, let's say you wanted another set of widget areas added to the page. You can come down here and say
Good morning everybody and welcome to this special seminar on using the Carta skin for Thesis 2. Carta is a 2 column page framework skin and by page framework what I mean is that all of its content is contained inside of what appears to be a page. I'm going to zoom out on this
Carta is a fully responsive skin for Thesis 2. This seminar introduces all of the features and functions built into Carta. It begins with an overview of the basic elements of the skin as well as its templates. Then I discuss all of the various Skin Design options and Skin Content options. Finally, we look at the Carta Smart Responsive Columns system and the Smart Widgets system. These videos are available to free members.
We’ve discussed the 6 main concepts you need to know to use the Thesis 2.1 skin editor effectively so now let’s discuss the relationship between skins, templates, and web pages. We are going to talk kind of theoretically here for a few minutes because people come to this from all different kinds of backgrounds and