The final thing we’ll be talking about in this Introduction to Thesis 2.3 for WordPress seminar is installing and activating Skins. We’ve been using the Thesis Classic Responsive Skin today in this seminar but we could use a different skin and the website would look entirely different. Thesis is a WordPress theme and Skins are
Thesis Classic Skin
We are almost finished customizing this Thesis 2.3 website. One of the final things we have to do is to get rid of the display of the author and the date off of these pages. And we’re going to get rid of this edit link and the wp admin link. We’re going to take out
The next thing we are going to do is style those widgets that we just added to the Thesis 2.3 footer area. And we are going to do that in the Design Options. Come over here to Skin Design and if we open up this you can see we’ve got sidebar and sidebar headings. For
Now that we have had a chance to work with text boxes in Thesis 2.3 the next thing that we are going to do learn how to install a box. This box, in particular, is one that you can download from my website, byobwebsite.com. It is available free to free members of the site. Once
The next thing we are going to do is create our own copyright using the Thesis 2.3 Attribution box. That’s this box here. If we’re coming back over to skin content, here’s our attribution. The attribution options here are going to replace the default attributions. You can easily say “Copyright 2017, The Barking Chihuahua Cafe.
I want to show you the kinds of things you can do with a text box in Thesis 2.3. This text box is filled in Skin Content. If you don’t happen to remember that, if you see that note here that says “click here to edit this text box”, it’ll take you right to that
We are continuing our customization of this Thesis 2.3 website by setting up the heading styles. To do that we are going to come back over to Skin Design and we’re going to open up headlines. The first thing I want to have is a contrasting font here. I have to confess that I am
The next thing we are going to do as we continue to customize this Thesis 2.3 website is to set the website colors. That takes us back over to Skin Design. Thesis Classic comes with this color scheme generator that is the Thesis Color Scale. It seems to have fallen a little out of fashion
Now that we have set the Content and Sidebar width and the Font sizes, the next thing we are going to do is add a header image to this Thesis 2.3 website. Chris, would you like to describe the difference between the header image and the logo? Chris: Yes. A logo is essentially title replacement.
Now that we’ve had a review of the Thesis 2.3 interface let’s move on to the kinds of customization that we are going to do here on this website. Right now it’s plain jane, unedited and unaltered Thesis Classic Responsive. What we are going to do is to change the site’s colors. We’re going to
In this session we discuss how easy it is to make a Thesis Classic site responsive using the responsive skin data for the single column and responsive columns that are both boxes and packages instead of creating custom columns for adding responsive elements. Also needed are the Thesis Responsive Meta Helper Box and the BYOB
In this session we show how to add a large clickable image to the Thesis 2 Classic skin header by making it an actual HTML image, placing it inside of a text box and dragging it into the header. Member: It basically, the header area box, it's in Thesis Classic is so small and I
In this session we talk about why 1 Column layouts aren't necessarily smaller than 2 or 3 Column layouts in Thesis Classic. We demonstrate how to adjust the width of the page when using the Page Framework for a 1 column layout and show how it displays in various devices using the responsinator. Member: Are
In this session we introduce our responsive versions of the Thesis Classic skin and demonstrate how the modifications work. We show how to add sidebars, set up the skin and how to add the responsive meta tag to the skin using the BYOB the mea helper box. So I’ve created a couple of things here