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How to Upgrade Thesis 2.2

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We’ve talked about how to upgrade WordPress plugins and next we’re going to go over how to upgrade Thesis 2. I’ve got an example of a Thesis 2 site that needs to be upgraded to 2.2. Just like we talked when upgrading plugins, you always want to make sure you have a current backup of

How to Upgrade to Thesis 1.8.6

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In this session we show how to Upgrade to Thesis 1.8.6. The upgrade is necessary because of a comment problem that doesn't show up on a site using WordPress 4.0. We demonstrate the upgrade process using two ways. One using FTP Client and the other way using the host's control panel and in this case,

Should I Upgrade to Thesis 2.1 or Stick with 1.8.5?

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In this session we talk about whether a member should upgrade to Thesis 2.1 or stick with 1.8.5. Thesis 2.1 and Thesis 1.8.5 don’t do things the same and we show some of the differences. We also suggested watching some videos on Thesis Theme 2 Seminars like Thesis 2.1 Launch Party, Thesis 2.1 for DIY

How to Upgrade the Agility Nude Skin for Thesis 2 from Version 1 to Version 2.1 – Part 1 – Introduction to Upgrading Agility from 1 to 2.1

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Good morning everybody and welcome to this special seminar on How to Upgrade the Agility Nude skin for Thesis 2 from Version 1 to Version 2.1. As you undoubtedly know a couple of weeks ago Thesis 2.1 came out and it offered a whole bunch of new functionality to skin developers. You see all of

How to Upgrade the Agility Nude Skin for Thesis 2 from version 1 to version 2.1

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Thesis 2.1 introduced a bunch of new functionality for skin developers but unfortunately some of that is not compatible with Thesis 2. This means that folks using Agility in Thesis 2.0 will need to upgrade their skin for Thesis 2.1. I demonstrate an upgrade process in this seminar that should help Agility owners upgrade their sites.

Upgrade a Thesis 1.8.5 Site to Thesis 2.1 Using the Classic Responsive Skin – Part 2 – Review the Existing Thesis 1.8.5 Page Structure

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Here we are with Thesis 2.1 is installed and the next thing that we need to do is to take a look at what our page structure is going to be here. You're going to see the benefit of having a live site up and running while working on a development site because here in

Upgrade a Thesis 1.8.5 Site to Thesis 2.1 Using the Classic Responsive Skin

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In this seminar we take an existing Thesis 1.8.5 site and upgrade it to Thesis 2.1 using the Classic Responsive skin. We do this on a clone of the actual site and once styled the way we want it, we transfer the Thesis settings to the actual live site. This seminar assumes that you already have a basic knowledge of how to use Thesis 2.1.

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 17 – Adjust the Home Template

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This is the last part to our How to Upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis to Using the Thesis Classic skin. We've got our landing page template set up, we've got our page template set up, we've got our front page template setup. There are more templates obviously to be set up than this but

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 16 – Create a Custom No Sidebars Template

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Now that we're actually looking at this page, I think we're going to go work on that custom template in our upgrade Thesis 2 site. Let’s come over to our templates for a moment, we're going to come over to our landing page template which is essentially a no sidebars template. This never even got

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 15 – Add Sitewide Custom Code

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Now we’re moving on to adding some site-wide custom code for our newly upgraded Thesis 2 site. We can actually do the same thing here to our breadcrumbs that we did when we working on the Front Page Template in the last part of this series. Let’s copy this and come back over to custom.php

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 14 – Adjust the Front Page Template

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Now that we’ve our page template is done for our upgraded Thesis 2 site, we're going to go back to our front page template because our front page template actually has a different set up. Let’s look at our example here, our front page template actually has this feature box in it with the dynamic

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 13 – Adjust the Page Template

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Now, we're going to come in here and take a look at our templates as part of our Thesis 2 upgrade. Right now we're looking at our front page template but we should've been working on our page template or at least I think we should have worked on our page template so we're just

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 12 – Create the Footer in Thesis 2

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The next thing in this Thesis 2 upgrade we're going to do is to work on the footer. Let’s look at this example of the footer in our Thesis 2 site. You've got 3 narrow footer widgets and 1 wide one. The original intention was that this be as wide as the sidebar then these

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 11 – Add Custom Content Styles

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Now, we’re moving on in this Thesis 2 upgrade to implement some of our custom content styles. Let’s compare our Thesis 1.8 site to what we have set up in Thesis 2 so far. Notice how this section here doesn't look anything like this picture, it doesn't look anything like that. Also, notice how this

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 10 – Adjust the Content Styles

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In the second half of this Thesis 2 upgrade series, we're going to continue making changes to the styling and begin working with the templates. First we’re going to start with the content styles. Let’s come over to our Thesis Skin Editor, we're going to start by taking a look at the formatting of this

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 8 – Style the Nav Menu

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Now we’re on to styling the Nav Menu for this Thesis 2 upgrade. We've got our Nav Menu style here and we're just going to customize it. The way we do that is under Menu. Let’s come over to our menu settings over here. Our font family was Georgia, the font size is 12 pixels,

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 7 – Add Search to the Header

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The next thing to do in this Thesis 2 upgrade is to add in our Add to Search to the header. In the original Search is actually a function that is added using PHP code. We're not going to do it that way here, what we're going to do instead is create a widget area

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 6 – Customize the Header

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Now that we've made some of the big changes to this site we’re upgrading to Thesis 2, we're going to start taking this thing piece by piece and bringing it up to speed with the original design or converting the original design. We're going to start off with the header. Let’s refresh our memory of