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Styling Sidebar Menus in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we talk about styling sidebar menus in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 by changing the classes that were added to the widgets. We show how to set this up using Agility widget styles package to automatically take the styles for the sidebar menu. Video Transcript Member: My next question is, if

How to Change the Default Colors in Agility

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In this session we show how to change the default colors in Agility by changing the variables. We explain the purpose of variables which is to set the colors so that it changes everything on the site. Rick:  The easiest way to do this is to change the variables down here rather than say changing

Troubleshooting Header Images in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we troubleshoot header images in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 by checking the options for typical header and find that the header image URL doesn’t resolve because it no longer exists. We show how to replace that with the new image and give the background image a size so that it

How to Change the Menu Colors in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we show how to change the menu colors in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 by changing the variable value. This will change the text color for that variable everywhere. Agility has variables for all the text colors including the primary menu color, hover color and the other background color. Member:  On

How to Change the Color Scheme of the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we demonstrate how to change the color scheme of the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 using its existing variables. We show how to go through the color pallets, take the color values and place them in the variables to get the color that we want to use. We also give some resources

How to Create a 3 Column Template in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we demonstrate how to create a 3 Column template in the Agility Skin for Thesis 2. Agility doesn’t come with a 3 column page layout but it can easily be made by creating a custom template which is what we demonstrate here. We create an Agility column wrapper for the 3 column

How to Style the Background of the Footer of the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we demonstrate how to style the background of the footer of the Agility Skin for Thesis 2. If you’ve got a background image that should span the footer area, you have the choice to make it the background image of the body which sits behind the areas or combine the top footer

How to Add a Background Image to the Header Area of the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we show how to add a background image to the header area of the Agility Skin for Thesis 2 using the header area package. We talk about background image positioning and when to specify a height for the header area based on the background image and header area contents. Member:  Okay but

How to Add a Header Image to the Agility Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we review how to add a header image to the Agility Skin for Thesis 2. We show where the header images goes and talk about how the selected column configuration affects the image. The header area will automatically expand to fit the height of the image but if the image width is

Introduction to the BYOB Thesis Simple Post Meta Fields Box

In this session we introduce the BYOB Thesis Simple Post Meta Fields Box. This box allows you to insert post meta fields in the output of your page or post. Use it to add text, images, links and HTML. We show an example of custom post meta in one of our Thesis 1.85 e-store example

Introduction to the BYOB Maintenance Mode Skin for Thesis 2

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In this session we introduce our BYOB Maintenance Mode Skin for Thesis 2. This skin allows you to show an under construction/site maintenance message to your visitors while you are customizing another skin. It is fully responsive and looks great in mobile devices and is very easy to customize. Here we show how to change

How to Use Opening and Closing PHP Tags

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In this session we discuss how to use opening and closing PHP tags in functions and in statements within the function. We show that when using HTML intensive statements, we need to escape PHP to allow HTML to proceed and if it's PHP intensive, we need to echo the HTML. Member: One of my things

How to Have the Font Style on Posts that is Different from the Font Style on Pages

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In this session we show how to have a font style on posts that is different from the font style on pages using Thesis custom content classes and discuss what needs to happen when using CSS to change the font style just in the content area of the post. Member: Okay, one last thing. When

Where to Put Background Images in the Thesis Full Width Framework

In this session we discuss where to put background images in the Thesis Full Width Framework and get them to tile down the page outside the header, content and footer area. We discuss the things that need to be considered in styling when using the Thesis Full Width Framework. For example, If we want to

How to Keep a Site from Being Indexed by Google During Development

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In this session we show how to keep a site from being indexed by Google during development by going to privacy settings and telling the search engines not to index the site. When you say to make it private, the way to do that is to go into each page and get a no follow

What’s Wrong with Using In-line Styles?

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In this session, we discuss why it is bad practice to use inline styles. If you frequently use inline styles, you may find yourself at a place where you want them all changed to another style. This can be difficult because you need to go through all the elements where ever you have placed them