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Thesis 2

Troubleshooting Responsive CSS

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In this session we troubleshoot responsive CSS in a Galaxy S5 screen. We show how to remove the class in the Thesis Skin Editor that is hardcoding the size of the widget. Member: You helped me out tremendously on this before what you did is you gave me the CSS code, I put it in

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 14 – Display Featured Testimonials with a Query Box

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We have this featured testimonial that we created in Thesis 2. Here it is. You can take take the same thing and use a query box to display featured testimonials and add the correct Schema. Let’s say we have a whole bunch of testimonials. You could come over to the Skin Editor and to say to

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 13 – Customize the Testimonial Archive Template

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We have finished adding Schema to our Testimonial Template in Thesis 2 and now we need to work on our Testimonials Archive Page. So here's our Testimonial Archive Page I am going to do a couple of things to this template. But let’s start by adding the Testimonial Post Box. So I'm not using the Home Post

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 12 – Install the BYOB Testimonials Box and Customize the Testimonial Template

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At this point, we've added the BYOB Testimonials Plugin and set the Testimonial details that we want to display on the Thesis 2 site. But we don't have any of the new testimonials that we just added showing and this is the point at which we have to customize our template. So that brings us

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 11 – Install and Configure the BYOB Testimonials Plugin

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We’re going to continue working on Schema with this Thesis 2 themed recipe website. We've added recipe schema and now we’re going to add review schema as we work on the testimonials on the site. Let’s come over to Plugins and Add New. Then I'm going to upload a plugin and choose a file. I

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 10 – Adding Review Schema with BYOB Testimonials Publishing System

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I've published today the BYOB Testimonial Publishing System for Thesis 2.1. I’ve also tested it in 2.2, it works just fine in 2.2 as well. It consists of two parts - it consists of a plugin and a box and you need to download those individually. The plugin is for adding testimonials to WordPress and

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 9 – Recipes in Thesis – Add Additional Item Properties with Custom Post Meta

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I taught a seminar on how to make a recipe site using the Thesis 2 theme. And in that case, we used the Types plugin to create a custom post type called Recipe and to create a custom taxonomy called Meal Types. When we did that, we also created a couple of pieces of custom

Supercharge your SEO with Schema – Part 8 – Using Schema with Thesis 2

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We’ve covered using Schema with the Genesis 2 theme so now we're going to take a look at a similar kind of functionality in the Thesis 2 theme. This is Thesis here and we’ll activate it. Now that we’re in the Thesis 2 theme, let’s take a look at the schema. You can see that

Coordinate your Website with Google My Business – Part 6 – Link Google Accounts to your Website in Thesis

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The next thing that we're going to do then is coordinate the site with Google. Now that we've got our Google+ content and profile put together, we need to do go to the website and link to the Google My Business page. If you come over to Thesis Home what you do is come over

How to Create a Landing Page in Thesis 2 & Agility – Part 3 – Add Styling to the Main Structural Elements

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We're not too far away from a completed Landing Page in Thesis 2 but we’ve got a couple of things that are a little weird. First off, we don't have our small menu here so I need to go put this small menu in and then secondly, we've got to adjust some stuff here and

How to Create a Landing Page in Thesis 2 & Agility

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This seminar demonstrates how to create, style and add content to a landing page using the Agility skin but these lessons can easily apply to other skins as well. We recreate a landing page example from www.formstack.com, taking you step by step through the process. Landing pages are perfect for focusing visitor's attention on taking a specific action so they are great for sales pages, for capturing emails, or whatever specific action you want them to take.

MarketPress Connect for Thesis 2

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MarketPress is a powerful and simple ecommerce plugin that is especially good at selling physical products. In this seminar I demonstrate how use MarketPress with Thesis 2. I demonstrate the various boxes and packages available for customizing the appearance of the MarketPress store using the familiar Thesis 2 tools.

Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2 – Part 13 – Configure the Product Page to Accept Reviews

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We're going to fix an error that I made here first on the individual Product pages. I left this comment system here in place and that was a mistake. So we're going to click to edit this here real quickly and we're just going to drag the comment part out of here as well. I've

Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2 – Part 12 – Customize the Display of Catalog Pages

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Now that we’ve looked at the choices for customizing Product Display using the WooCommerce Thesis Integrator Plugin, we’re going to move on to customizing the Catalog Display. Let's just go to the Shop page for a moment, there's a Catalog Page. Right now, it's showing 4 images across and it must have a maximum of

Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2 – Part 11 – Customize the Display of Product Pages

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Now we're going to start looking at another lovely feature of this WooCommerce Thesis Integrator Plugin and that is the Thesis Store Options. As it turns out, Serge has given us some control over what this looks like and how it's arranged. So we're going to start off here with WooCommerce settings and look at

Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2 – Part 8 – Integrate with Thesis – Step 5 – Set the Body Class

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As I just said, now we're on Step 6 of Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2 which is going to completely change the way these things look with a set of CSS that comes with WooCommerce. The first thing we’re going to do in order to make that happen is to set the body classes. Now,

Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2 – Part 4 – Integrate with Thesis – Step 1 – Replace the Thesis 2.0 Template File

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We're at the point in our How to Integrate WooCommerce with Thesis 2 seminar where we begin the integration. We're going to go through a simple set of steps for making WooCommerce work with Thesis 2 using Serge's plugin, WooCommerce Thesis Integrator. I have written a set of integration instructions that go along with this

Integrating WooCommerce with Thesis 2

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Until now WooCommerce and Thesis 2 didn't work together. Here we introduce a fix for that problem: the WooCommerce Thesis Integrator plugin. In this seminar, we show how to install WooCommerce and set up its pages and templates. Then we show how to install the Integrator plugin and configure Thesis 2 to use it. Finally, we look at ways to customize the look and feel of the site using Thesis 2 tools. These videos are available to the public.