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Create custom a 404 (page not found) page using Thesis WordPress theme

Create custom a 404 (page not found) page using Thesis WordPress theme thumbnail

404 page is the page that a visitor would land to if they click on an invalid link on your site. Having a defined 404 page is important because visitors would bounce off and leave your site if there is no next course of action. If you are using a generic Wordpress template, you would [...]

Why navigation menu still appears above the header (how to move below)

Why navigation menu still appears above the header (how to move below) thumbnail

In the earlier tutorial, I have covered steps on how to move your navigation menu to have it located beneath the header image by using the Thesis Skin Editor> Canvas. It works but how come the navigation menu for your header still stubbornly remained on the top of the site header image? To illustrate, let [...]

Create custom sidebar without any coding using Thesis wordpress theme

Sometimes you would wish to have a different sidebar to be display for certain pages. For example, you may have a blog on a few topics in which you wish to have the sidebar to display different contents based on each category. Example this page you are viewing have the custom sidebar which display the [...]

How to create custom page without any coding or plugin using Thesis theme

If you have the Thesis wordpress theme, you can easily create custom pages without the need to write any code. Why you do need to create custom pages or templates? 1.Mainly, it is to cater for different objective/ function of the page. For example, you may want your homepage to look different or create a [...]

How to disable/enable post category and tags display in blog posts

Using Thesis wordpress theme(I am using version 2.3), there are 2 ways to enable/disable categories and tags display on your pages and blog posts 1.To disable/enable the display across the entire site, you need to use the Dashboard> Thesis> Skin Content> Post/Pages Output If you decide to change the Category and Tag display across all [...]

How to remove the blog post date located below your blog post title

How to remove the blog post date located below your blog post title thumbnail

In this post, I would discuss on how to make the date of the post disappear from the post itself. Example, you would see the date being displayed after the blog post title. Note: This post is not related to removing the date stamp in the url permalink of a blog post. In the past, [...]

How to upgrade to the latest Thesis WordPress Theme

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Update: DIYthemes have been actively releasing new version of the Thesis wordpress theme for upgrade. As of January 2018, this blog is using version 2.6. The tutorial below was written using the previous thesis theme versions but the upgrade steps are the same as I am using the same methods to update my Thesis themes. [...]

Header image showing up in Facebook shares?

It is frustrating sometimes that the featured image that is displayed together with our blog post share is NOT the image we have intended. Either: nothing shows at all, or showing a horrible truncated version of your blog header, or even though you already set the image via Facebook Open Graph, the image is not [...]

Solve feature image not showing correctly in Facebook shares

Feature image option was only introduced in Wordpress version 3.0 replacing post thumbnails of version 2.9. Now, if you are like me who have a number of blogs set up prior to the introduction of the feature image option, what should you do? Are you going to rake through your 1000 or more posts to [...]

How to change the background color of your Top Menu using Thesis WordPress theme

A tell tale sign of a typical blogs/websites developed using Thesis wordpress theme without much customization is the grey color top navigation bar. I am also not sure why that the default position of the navigation bar is above the header image and not below it. You can see what I mean by the sample [...]