How to add a custom post type to Thesis Theme

How to add a custom post type to Thesis Theme

Custom post types are nothing new to WordPress, they’ve been around since Wordpress 3.0. The latest versions of Thesis 2.x makes it even easier to add and use them on your site. This tutorial requires both changes to your Custom.php file and the creation of a new template in your skin editor. This tutorial is a [...]

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Using Awesome Fonts with the Thesis Theme

Using Awesome Fonts with the Thesis Theme

Awesome Fonts, are, for want of another word awesome. Personally, I love them for the icons. I love using them to add icons on my page, in my posts, just adding that visual elements to the page. The combination of Thesis Theme and Awesome can give you a fantastic look to you site. In this [...]

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Custom PHP Edit

How to edit your Custom.php file

With the Thesis Theme Framework, there is a lot you can do from the Wordpress Thesis Interface. You can build you screen with the Skin Editor; you can style your page with the Custom CSS. However, at some point you may want to do more. This may involve you changing or creating new Php functions [...]

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Loading Custom Fonts in Thesis

The Thesis Theme, as a default install, has a number of fonts available to use. However, sometimes you may want to use a font set, custom font set, that’s not installed as default. It maybe that you want to use a custom font set for your headline, your post text or your menu. This quick [...]

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Byline centred for post

Moving post headline below featured image

As a default, the headline for a post sits above the featured image, along with the Auther and date. My personal preference is to have all the text below the featured image, making this the first and standout feature of any post. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to move this headline [...]

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Final widget customised on page

Customising your widgets

Personally, I think one of the great features of a Wordpress site is the ability to have widgets. Widgets, in case you don’t know, are little executable items (be it whatever language they are written in) that add functionality to your site. This could be a list of your latest posts, a search bar, email [...]

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Nav Menu on right of logo

Moving your menu to be inline with your logo

You see many sites these days that have the menu inline with their site logo. Generally, you see the logo on the left with the menu items on the right. If this is something you’ve wanted to accomplish for your site, then this quick tutorial will show you how. I’ve seen this done in other [...]

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Add an author bio

Adding you author bio to the sidebar

I’ve read so many times, from successful bloggers and website admins, that one of the biggest tips they can give is to build trust, build trust in your website, but even more – to build trust in you as the author. One of the first things, first ways to help build up trust is to [...]

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Website with menu moved

Relocating your navigation menu

If you’re using the Classic Responsive theme, the default location for the navigation menu is above the header, at the top of the page. Many, like myself, prefer to have the menu below the logo and header, it seems more natural a feel and, in my opinion, makes it look neater and easier flowing. Let’s move [...]

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Menu Customize - No borders

Customizing the Navigation Menu

For any website, one of the most used elements is the main navigation menu. This is used to navigate around the site, allowing users to find what they want to read. This means that the most looked at element on your site will be the navigation menu, and you want yours to look perfect for [...]

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