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How to Align Text and Images in a Text Widget

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In this session we show how to align text and images in a text widget using CSS rather than HTML. We assign the class alignleft to the image in the text widget and discuss the use of the position property and how to use floats and the pseudoclass after. Member: Great, great. Just one quick

How to Align Images Using Absolute Positioning

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In this session we show how to align images using absolute positioning by customizing the image sizes and giving the container a relative position. We also discuss why you shouldn’t use margins and padding when using absolute positioning. Rick: So then in terms of lining up the other things, how did you craete those little

How to Upgrade Thesis to Thesis 1.8.5

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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

How to Provide a Link to Download a Video

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In this session we demonstrate how to provide a link to download a video stored on Vimeo and setup its privacy setting. We also discuss how to use S3FlowShield to generate secure a URL and to communicate with Amazon S3 if the video is stored there. For more information on hosting and delivering video watch

How to Change the Background Image and Color in Genesis

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In this session we show how to set the background image and color in Genesis. We customize display options by setting a background image, tile it horizontally and set a background color. The background color covers the entire background while the background image is just where we tell it to be. Genesis has its own

How to Layout a Contact Form into Two Columns Using Contact Form 7

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In this session we show how to layout a contact form into two columns using Contact Form 7 and customize the settings using the BYOB Contact Form Styles Plugin. The way contact Form 7 works is that it gives columns and rows that can be adjusted according to width and height. We also show how

How to Customize the 404 Error Page in Thesis

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In this session we demonstrate how to customize the 404 Error Page in Thesis. We replace the default 404 Error message with our own customized 404 error message. The code for this session can be found below the video. Rick: Good morning John John: Hey, Rick. I’m just tuning in to check on the 404

Primary Domains, Addon Domains and Subdomains Explained

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In this session, we explain the domain system for WordPress sites. We cover primary domains, addon domains, parked domains and subdomains. We show how one of our domains is set up in our hosting account with both addon and subdomains and the location of the WordPress installations. Member: When you set up the… you actually

Adding the Dynamic Content Gallery to the Thesis Header

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This topic was raised by a member who would like to create a Dynamic Content Gallery and add it to her header. We discuss how large the images in the banner should be. Take a brief detour to view the Firefox add-on called “MeasureIt”. Next we look at the configuration of the Dynamic Content Gallery.

How to Create a Header with a Logo Image Beside the Navigation Menu

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A member asked for help in creating a header with a logo image on the left and the navigation menu on the right. This requires us to have 3 images, a main background image, a logo image and “current” menu condition image. We demonstrate how to add a background image for the header and then