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Style Your Widget Areas with Thesis 2.3 Design Options

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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

Add a Header Image to Thesis 2.3

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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.

Introduction to Customizing the Thesis Classic Responsive Skin for 2.3

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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

Thesis Design Options – When to Use the Java Script Libraries

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In this session we discuss what the Javascript libraries are in the Thesis theme and when to use them. The Javascript libraries can be found under Thesis Design Options. They compress that library to an unreadable file in order to reduce the amount of load. The bottomline is, when you are writing your own Javascript,

Lesson 7 – Part 2 – Setup Thesis Design Options

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We're going to start off by setting up the Thesis Design Options. Next week, we're going to setup a system where when somebody activates this child theme, it automatically configures Thesis Design Options. This way no explanation is necessary for how to configure the design options. Nevertheless, before we get to that point, we're going

Lesson 5 – Part 4 – Style the Typical Page Content

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The next thing we're going to do is move on to styling the typical page content and that is the section right in here, this is our typical page content. We'll start off going back to Thesis Design Options and start off with our fonts. We're using Verdana as our main site font, we're not

Help! I’ve Lost all my Thesis Styles

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In this session we discuss how Thesis styles were lost and fix it using Design Options. We recreate the damaged layout.css by saving the Thesis Design Options. Member: Yes, my website that I built through BYOB and I’m very happy with, phoenixdesertridge.com, it seems like the styling has gone away. The nav bar was… I

When is it Appropriate to Use display:none

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In this session we discuss when it is appropriate to use display:none in order to hide elements you don’t want to show on a page. We avoid using display:none when customizing Thesis because it can adversely affect SEO. However, sometimes it is the only reasonable alternative. Member: One of the things that you said when

Lesson 2 – Part 1 – Set Up Thesis Design Options

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Good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 2 of our How to Create a Responsive Child Theme for Thesis course. In this lesson we are going to set up the file structure of our child theme and create a customized header. Before we do any of that, we need to set up Thesis Design Options.

How to Convert a Static HTML Site to Thesis Part 3 – Set up Thesis Design Options

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In this session we show how to set up Thesis. We use Thesis Design Options to customize the column layout, column order, HTML framework and add the header image. Now we’re going to begin setting up Thesis based on… let’s take a look at one of his pages. He goes white all the way across.

How to Style Thesis Teasers to be in a Single Row – Full Width

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In this session we show how to style Thesis teasers so that they display in a single row taking up the full width of the content area. We customize the display using both settings in Thesis Design Options and custom CSS to make the teasers full width. Right. I’m with you, okay. What I’m going

Create a WordPress Site from a PSD File Using Thesis – Part 4 – Set Up Thesis Design Option

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In this session we use Thesis Design Options to make basic changes to the site such as site layout, fonts and colors based on the PSD File design. Video Transcript So the next thing we’re going to do then is resume our conversation from last week about how to take a PSD file and you

Lesson 8 – Part 2 – Set up the Site Layout and Appearance Using Thesis Design Options

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Elements that Make up the Appearance of your Site The next thing that we're going to do is to set up the site layout and the appearance of our site using Thesis Design Options. This is the site that we're working on in Lesson 8, sbywh8.byobtutorial.com. Our dashboard has all the pages that we created

Lesson 8 – Part 6 – Style the Menu Using Design Options

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Now we need to style this WordPress menu we just created. In order to style the menu, we come back over to Thesis Design Options and back to that Fonts, Colors, and More! section right here under Nav Menu. Style 2 Elements of the WordPress Menu In Nav Menu we have some choices. The first

Lesson 8 – Set Up the Appearance of Your Site

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In Lesson 8 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Thesis theme and WordPress we show you how to set up the appearance of your small business/professional services website. We begin by talking about how a Thesis page is laid out and what each part of the page contains. This sets you up

One Hour Website Makeover DJ Sean Denard Part 3 – Configuring the Thesis Options

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This is Part 3 of the One hour website makeover for DJ Sean Denard’s site and in this session we create a site from scratch similar to Sean’s and configure it so that it works properly. This is a site that we’re going to create entirely from scratch using my plugins. And I’m going to

How to Set the Color for the MultiMedia Box

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In this session, a member wants to change the color of the multimedia box on her website. We show how to do that by simply going in to the Thesis Design Options and setting the color options under MultiMedia Box. I’m trying to get rid of that. I’m not quite sure how that orange color

How to Make a Full Width Header and Footer in Thesis

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In this session a member asks how to make a full width header and a widgetized footer. We discuss how to achieve that using Site Layout options in Thesis Design Options and some CSS code. We also show where to find some of our video tutorials about these subjects. Soon our Footer Widgets Plugin will

Thesis Post Image and Thumbnails – Part 2 The Default Settings

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This is Part 2 of the Thesis Post Image and Thumbnails series and in this session we discuss what the default settings are in Thesis Design Options for Post Image and Thumbnails and how to set it up. Now the next thing we’re going to look at in this is how to set the default

How to Configure WordPress and Thesis as a Blog – Part 3 Thesis Settings

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This is part three of five in a series on how to configure WordPress and Thesis as a blog. In this session we go over Thesis Display Options and Comment Options and how to configure the comments the way you want them to look on your posts to pages. Okay so those are the WordPress