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Thesis Troubleshooting

Your Nonce Check is Incorrect. Check the Nonce Name and Action and Try Again

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The "Nonce check is incorrect" error message is frequently associated with the max_input_vars error.  In this answer I demonstrate how to identify and resolve the error. Member: I have some problem with the slides. It uses Agility Nude. Rick: Uhuh. Member: Yesterday I wanted to add 3 more query boxes to the front page. Query

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 9 – Reinstall Thesis and Test

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We are done searching for the Thesis data so let’s come back over here now to our site and go over to Appearance and Themes. And there is no Thesis here. The site still works just fine so now we're going to install Thesis. I'm installing Thesis 2 from a clean copy of Thesis that

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 8 – Search for the Thesis Data

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Once we know what tables we want to work on, we can come back over here and click on the structure. Anytime you click on structure it brings up the whole database. The first thing we'll do is open up the wp_options table. And you just open it by clicking it, okay? So now, when

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 7 – Identify the Relevant Tables

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So with the entire database open, you want to come over here and choose Search because what we're going to do right now is identify the relevant tables. That is, only a handful of these tables have Thesis related stuff in them so we may as well just narrow those tables down. So we're going

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 6 – Open & Backup the Database

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So now that you know how to identify the correct database to edit, we’ll look at Steve’s case here. He has the databases named in a way that makes it easy to identify the correct database so we don't actually have to go through that process. We're going to open up the right database here

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 5 – How to Determine the Correct Database to Edit

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Now that we've done everything we can do inside of our dashboard deactivating all Thesis related boxes, packages and skins, the next thing we're going to do is open up the database. This is not a good example of having to figure out which database you want to open so I'm going to give you

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 4 – Deactivate All Thesis – and Delete it

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So we've backed up our skin, we've exported our skin data and now we're going to come back over to Thesis, Boxes, Manage Boxes. We are going to deactivate all of them. Just deactivate them by clicking on them like this. Then we're going to come over to Skins and Manage Skins and we will

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 3 – Collect the Necessary Information

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So that's what we're going to do now, we’re going to work on troubleshooting in Thesis 2. And when you do that, you need to start off really by collecting information because what you want to try to do is identify all of the Thesis 2 related entries in the database. The way you're going

How to Completely Remove Thesis 2.1 from your Database – Part 2 – Troubleshooting Steps

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So now that you know why we’re deleting Thesis from the database, I just want to talk a little bit about troubleshooting. This step is one of the last things you do in the troubleshooting process. You should go through the ordinary troubleshooting steps first and I have talked about those ordinary troubleshooting steps a

How to Fix a WP Site that is Totally Screwed Up! – Part 6 – Install a Clean Copy of the Skin

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So let’s get back to solving this. I’m going to recap the steps that we have taken so far in resolving this screwed up WordPress site. We went through all the plugins and ended up deactivating them and solved a variety of little plugin issues that existed. But those didn't solve the problem on the

How to Fix a WP Site that is Totally Screwed Up! – Part 5 – Resolve Permission Issues & Install a Clean Copy of Thesis

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Now that we’ve done some troubleshooting with Thesis 2.1 it’s time to resolve permissions issues on this WordPress website.Rick: Okay, here's my suggestion because what we've done here is sort of just the basic level of problem solving and what I need you to do is get to your host and make sure that they

How to Fix a WP Site that is Totally Screwed Up! – Part 4 – Troubleshoot Thesis 2.1

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So we’ve deactivated plugins and deleted caching files and now it’s time to move on to troubleshooting any issues with the theme, Thesis 2.1. Rick: Go to Appearance and Themes. Peter: So about 10 minutes ago I got an email from my host saying they've moved into the home directory because it was starting to

How to Fix a WordPress Site that is Totally Screwed Up!

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This seminar walks you through the process of troubleshooting a live site that has fundamental failures in part of the site. This series is applicable to anyone who needs to problem solve a serious error on their site that is preventing it from working properly. The theme on this site is Thesis but the principles apply to any theme and the take away is learning a systematic way of troubleshooting serious problems.

Thesis 2 – Troubleshooting Menu Styling

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In this session we troubleshoot menu styling in Thesis 2. The submenu isn’t taking the same styling as the main menu and there is an extra border. We review the code and show how to fix the problems. We also show how to give the submenu an absolute width in the Custom CSS to give

Troubleshooting Padding and Margin Issues in Thesis 2

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In this session we troubleshoot padding and margin issues in Thesis 2. We look for the cause of the issue and get rid of the bottom margin for a specific widget area and the search form gets wrapped in a paragraph tag. Video Transcript Member: So we created another area, we call it the White

Troubleshooting Header Images in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we troubleshoot header images in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 by checking the options for typical header and find that the header image URL doesn’t resolve because it no longer exists. We show how to replace that with the new image and give the background image a size so that it

Troubleshooting a Broken Thesis Upgrade

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In this session, we show how to troubleshoot a broken thesis upgrade. In this example when a plugin activation is attemped, the admin panel is knocked out. After an upgrade from thesis 1.8 to thesis 1.8.2 it continued not to work correctly. Rick: Okay so the next thing we’re going to then, in the absence

Troubleshooting Thesis Installation Errors – Part 5 – Replace New Database with Backup

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In this session, we are going to get rid of the new database and replace it with the backup database of the old site. Now the Thesis Menu is showing up and the site is back to normal, problem solved!