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Lesson 6 – Install Thesis 2.2 and Choose a Skin

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This video tutorial lesson describes the type of small business website we will be creating throughout the rest of this course.  We explain the benefits of choosing Thesis 2.2 to create our small business website. Skins are an important aspect of Thesis 2.2 so we discuss what skins are and how they work in Thesis.  We'll also discuss the

Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis 2.3

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https://vimeo.com/204940486 What are you going to learn in this course? Well, you're going to learn how to create a website that is suitable for service professionals using WordPress 4.7 and Thesis 2.3 theme. We’ll also be using the Agility 3.2 skin and a lots of other tools. You are going to learn all the basics

Lesson 6 – Part 11 – Installing the BYOB Agility Free Skin

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The next thing we're going to do is install the Agility free skin for Thesis 2. We'll come back over here to Thesis home and go to Skin and Manage Skins. Then upload a skin and choose the file. Obviously I downloaded it first and I've already got it here in my computer. Let's see

Lesson 6 – Part 10 – Install the Thesis Footer Widgets Box

Now that we have the Thesis 2 Classic Responsive Skin setup, the next thing we're going to do is install a box. Specifically, we're going to install is my Thesis footer widgets box. This is a box that's available to free members here on the site. Let’s come over to Thesis 2.1 boxes. Every box

Lesson 5 – Part 4 – Simple WordPress Theme Customization

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In this final video for our Using WordPress Themes lesson, we highlight some of the typical elements that you can customize in typical WordPress themes. Most themes have some limited ability to be customized. If you're familiar with the Genesis 2 theme and the Thesis 2 theme then you know there's quite a wide range

Lesson 6 – Part 9 – Setup the Thesis Classic Responsive Skin

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The next thing we're going to talk about is setting up the Thesis Classic skin. Here we are in the skin and we're going to start off by looking at the Classic skin. You can see that it's a 2 column skin, it has a text box at the top of the sidebar that's waiting

Lesson 6 – Part 8 – Installing Thesis 2

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It’s now time to install Thesis 2 and I’ve got a website that's running Twenty Thirteen here. We’ll begin by downloading this. Let’s go back over to DIYThemes home, my account and then download Thesis. You just click here to download Thesis, go down to the very bottom of this and agree and then Thesis

Lesson 6 – Part 7 – Thesis 2 Skin Roundup – Other Skin Designers

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Besides the skins offered by DIYThemes and skins by BYOBWebsite for Thesis 2, we have Themedy. And the theme I want to draw your attention to here with Themedy is the Clip Cart skin. This is a very specialized skin for Thesis and it's specialized because Clip Cart is specifically designed to work with WooCommerce.

Lesson 6 – Part 6 – Thesis 2 Skin Roundup – BYOB Website

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Now, as I said already BYOBWebsite has 3 different Thesis 2 skins. I have the Agility skin which comes in a couple of different versions. It comes in the free version and it comes in the premium version essentially. We're now working in Thesis 2.2 and it works perfectly in Thesis 2.2. The Agility skin

Lesson 6 – Part 5 – Thesis 2 Skin Roundup – DIY Themes

We just covered the types of Thesis 2 skins available so the next thing to do is take look at the various Thesis skins that are available. We're going to start off by taking a look at the DIY Themes skins. The first skin that comes automatically built-in to Thesis is the Classic Responsive skin.

Lesson 6 – Part 4 – Types of Thesis 2 Skins

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So what types of skins are there in Thesis? Thesis has a couple of built in skins which we’ll take a look at here in a moment and those built in skins are Thesis Classic and Thesis Blank because Thesis 2 can’t exist or can’t operate properly without a skin. So when Thesis 2 discovers

Lesson 6 – Part 3 – Understanding Thesis 2 and Skins

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In order to really understand Thesis you have to understand how Thesis 2 and skins work together. If you've watched any of my basic WordPress videos you know that WordPress uses themes to display the pages of the site and in fact, WordPress requires a theme. If there wasn't a theme active WordPress wouldn't be

Lesson 6 – Part 2 – Why Use Thesis 2 for a Small Business Website

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This video tutorial lesson is being taught in Thesis 2.2 beta because it's going to be soon out of beta and available to everybody. Most folks who are members of BYOBWebsite are members because they are trying to build a small business website as opposed to say, a blog or a personal site. So I

Lesson 6 – Part 1 – The Type of Site We are Creating

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 6 of the Start Building Your Website Here tutorial series. Today we are doing the first lesson in how to create a professional website using WordPress in Thesis 2. I’ve taught this class several times before and currently on the site, there is a version of this

Lesson 6 – Install Thesis 2 and Choose a Skin

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This video tutorial lesson focuses on the type of small business website we are creating and why we're choosing Thesis 2 to create it. You'll get an understanding of how Thesis 2 and skins work as well as where you can get different kinds of skins. Then we show you how to install Thesis 2

Lesson 6 – Part 9 – Questions and Answers

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I have a few questions that were asked in the questionnaire when people signed up. I'm going to call on those folks and I'm also going to take other questions. I don't actually have a bunch of questions and I'm guessing that at least some of you have a question now that you've watched this

Lesson 6 – Part 8 – Installing the Agency Child Theme

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The next thing we're going to do is download and install Agency. Actually, we've already downloaded it but now we're going to install the Agency Child Theme. Install the Agency Child Theme Installing the child theme is exactly the same thing as installing a regular theme. We just come back over to Appearance and Themes,

Lesson 6 – Part 7 – Installing Genesis 2

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The next thing we're going to do is install the Genesis theme and I have created a site for the purpose of demonstrating this lesson. You can find that here on the Lesson 6 slides. All of these slides are available via download as well as the lecture notes for this class and the Lesson

Lesson 6 – Part 6 – Why Use the Agency Child Theme

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The next thing we're going to do is talk about why we're using the Agency Child Theme with the Genesis theme in this series on building a business/professional website. Why Do We Use the Agency Child Theme? The first reason is because it has a small business orientation, that is it has a static front