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Start Building your Website Right Part 15 – Final Plan for the Appearance of the Site

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In this Start Right Building Your WordPress Website plan what we've done is left last, what people jump into first and that's the site appearance. You’ve already chosen your theme. You're going to use Thesis as the theme and you're using Personified as your skin. Steve: Right. Rick: Most people have to go through this

Start Building your Website Right Part 7 – Defining the Minimum Necessary Graphic Assets

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Logo Design Rick: We’ve talked about the content you’ll be putting on the site so now let’s talk about graphics. Do do you already have a logo design for this website? Steve: No, I'm not sure. Do I really need one, is that really a necessary thing? Rick: Well... Steve: I guess I could do

Start Building your Website Right

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Folks just starting to build their websites often don’t know where to start and don’t have a good sense of what the process looks like when they begin. In this seminar I will show you how to plan your website so that you can complete it quickly and efficiently.

Thesis 2.1 for Web Design Professionals – Part 1 – What’s New in 2.1 for Design Professionals?

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to our final Thesis 2.1 seminar for the week. This is Thesis 2.1 for the Web Design Professional. So who is this seminar for? This seminar is specifically intended for people who design websites for a living and who tend to do that with Thesis 2.1. You probably have

Thesis 2.1 for Web Design Professionals

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This seminar focuses on the tools Thesis 2.1 provides for web design professionals. It demonstrates how to extend Thesis while still retaining the responsiveness built into a given Thesis skin. We also look at the new Thesis Developer Tools box and use it to copy and create new skins. These videos are available to free members.

10 Strategies Every DIY Website Builder Should Know – 4 – Less is More

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So now that you know how to implement strategy 3, Make a Plan, we'll move on to strategy number 4, Less is More. I strongly suggest that on your website and on every web page, you consider doing less than your first inclination which is usually overly complicated. There should be less stuff on the

How to Make your Website Look Good

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In this session we talk about how to make your website look good by looking for design inspirations that you can to emulate. We also show some design inspirations and layouts that we are looking at for our own home page redesign. Member:  I asked a question about  making a theme look good. I know

Is It Possible to Design a Website that Works Well on Mobile Devices from the Beginning?

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In this session, we discuss how to create a WordPress website that works with Smart Phones and other mobile devices. The design used is called Responsive Design which allows websites to respond to the size of the device browser window being used. Rick: You want to explain your question to me again? Member: Yeah Rick,

Optimize a Site to Get Newsletter Signups

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One of our members asks how to optimize a site to get more signups. We discuss some website design recommendations for her website to get more newsletter signups. If your goal is to get more email signups then making sure that your signup/call-to-action is the most prominent element in your website is very important and

One Hour Website Makeover Main Clinic Supply

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In October of 2011 we hosted a series of live website makeovers for a few of our members. This is a two part seminar and in part 1 we discuss what the owner wants to accomplish with his ecommerce website and then in part 2 we show how to make the changes and re-style the website.

One Hour Website Makeover Mental Management University

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In October of 2011 we hosted a series of live website makeovers for a few of our members. This is a two part seminar and in part 1 we discuss what the owner wants to accomplish with his sports coaching website and then in part 2 we show how to make the changes and re-style the website.

How to Create an Angie’s List Type of Site with WP eMember

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In this session we discuss how to create a membership site similar to Angie's List Site. This can be achieved two ways; one is using a plugin called Gravity Forms that allow you to have a data input form that can be stored inside a database or a Comments Plugin that allow people to post