Build Your Own Business Website header image

Upgrade Thesis

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 5 – Make the Big Dimensional Changes

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Applies to -

We're going to start customizing the Thesis 2 version of our site by making the big dimensional changes to this, our columns and the like. We'll come back over to our Skin Editor, look at our canvass and the first thing we want to do is change our column widths. If you look at the

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 4 – Select the Skin Version that is Closest to What You are Doing

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Applies to -

Now we want to install a version of the skin that is closest to the one that we are creating for this Thesis 2 upgrade. As you will learn, the default format for the Thesis Classic Skin is this - it's a page layout with two columns with your content column on the left and

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 3 – Set Up Sitewide Settings

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Applies to -

We've activated the skin so the next thing to do before we get any further in this upgrade to Thesis 2 is really to take care of our site wide settings. If we come over here to the HTML head, there is this Favicon uploader and in fact, it may make sense for us to

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 2 – Set Up an Under Construction/Maintenance Mode Skin

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Applies to -

We’ve arrived at Part 2 of our How to Upgrade to Thesis 2 from Thesis 1x seminar. And once you have the inventory of your existing site, it's time to dive in to Thesis 2. Now, if we go over to Appearance and Themes, you'll see that I have uploaded Thesis version 2.0.2 to my

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin – Part 1 – Take an Inventory of the Existing Site

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

Applies to -

Good afternoon everybody and welcome to this special seminar on how to upgrade the Thesis theme from 1x to Thesis 2 using the Thesis Classic Skin and that's what this next 4-6 hours is going to be about. It wasn't necessary to have an extended conversation about how to upgrade from Thesis 1.8.4 to Thesis

How to upgrade from Thesis 1.x to Thesis 2 Using the Thesis Classic Skin

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

Applies to -

Learn how to upgrade from a customized version of Thesis 1.8.5 (or below) to Thesis 2 using the Thesis Classic Skin. In this seminar you will learn how to take an inventory of your site, use Thesis 2 built in functions to change the appearance of Thesis Classic and to migrate custom CSS and PHP.

A Brief Summary of How to Convert an Existing 1.85 Site to 2.0

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

In this session we give a brief summary of how to convert an existing 1.8.5 site to 2.0. We demonstrate how to install Thesis, install a theme, select an active skin, import skin data and save the template in HTML and CSS to get the framework which we can use to start making adjustments. Rick:

How to Upgrade Thesis to Thesis 1.8.5

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

In this session we show how to upgrade Thesis to Thesis 1.8.5. We demonstrate how to copy the old files to our computer so it will be easy to go back in case something goes wrong. We show how to download the database manually in BlueHost and download customization files from the live site to

Lesson 14 – Part 7 – How to Upgrade Thesis

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Applies to -

Next we're going to learn how to upgrade Thesis Theme. We're back here at thesiscss.com and the version of  Thesis Theme we are currently using is version 1.8. We're going to upgrade today to version 1.8.4 and the way we're going to do that is by using FileZilla. Let’s connect to that site, wp-content and themes,

How to Upgrade to Thesis 1.8.3

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics -

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Thesis 1.8.3 was just released a few days ago and in this session we demonstrate how to upgrade your Thesis Theme. We also discuss the importance of backing up your site before doing any upgrade to avoid losing any of your content and design in case there are any problems with the upgrade. Video Transcript

Lesson 14 – Administrative Tasks

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects - ,

Applies to - ,

In Lesson 14 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Thesis theme and WordPress we finish covering integrating your site with Google and then move on to important administrative tasks to keep your Thesis theme website healthy and running smoothly. We go through WordPress backup basics such as when and what to backup

Troubleshooting a Broken Thesis Upgrade

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

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

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

Applies to -

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!

Troubleshoot Thesis Upgrade Problems

Difficulty Level -

Filed Under Topics - , , ,

Listed Under Lesson Subjects -

This member had problems after they upgraded from Thesis 1.7 to Thesis 1.8. They found that all of their customization was gone. The problem was that they hadn't properly copied over their custom files from the old installation to the new. In this video I help them copy their files correctly and get their site