The Ultimate Quickstart Guide to Thesis Theme
WordPress newbies and developers alike, agree that Thesis theme for WordPress is a game changer. Not only does Thesis offer beautiful typography and easy customization but it also touts the best “On-Page” SEO around. If you haven’t purchased Thesis make sure to check out our extensive review of Thesis. For those of you who have purchased Thesis theme we created this guide to help you run make the most of what Thesis has to offer you.
The first thing we want to look at is how to Install Thesis on your WordPress website. Installation is quick and easy. This tutorial will run you through the specifics.
Now that we have Thesis installed we need to figure out what we want our site to look like. Here is a list of 180+ Thesis Designs to help Inspire you :)
While making a great looking website with Thesis is easy, taking your website to the next level will take a bit more knowledge and understanding of how Thesis works. These two tutorials break down how to customize thesis with ease. Once you get these basics the possibilities are endless.
Now that you have the basics of how to use Thesis you will probably run into a few questions. This post is a resource that answers the questions that most people have when they are first getting started with Thesis. Basically look at this post as the “Thesis FAQ“.
More Customization Tutorials
Once you have a basic understanding of how to use Custom CSS and Custom Thesis functions you can do just about anything with your site. Here is a list of our other Thesis tutorials to help you get started in customizing your theme to meet your unique needs.
If you are creating a custom Thesis skin sometimes it really helps to visualize the HTML elements in the Full-Width Thesis Frame work. This tutorial really helps break down each piece of the full-width puzzle.
Blogging is great, but blogging in a vacuum can be boring. Help people spread your content across the web with ease. This tutorial will teach you add a sweet looking social media bar to your website.
Creating a Squeeze page is probably one of the most profitable things you can do on your website. These tutorials walk you through how to accomplish this task.
Numbered page navigation not only offers a huge bonus if you have a large site, but it also helps keep your readers on your site. Follow this tutorial to make accomplish numbered page navigation without a plugin.
Twitter is an integral part of the social web. This tutorial makes it easy to integrate it into your Thesis installation.
Looking to integrate your photos from flickr to your website? This tutorial will walk you through how to accomplish this.
The default thesis 404 page is great, but lets take it to the next level and make it useful.
This ADVANCED tutorial will teach you how to make some slick customizations to the Thesis Loop. Please note all of these can examples can really mess up your Thesis installation if you don’t know what you are doing.
If you aren’t interested in getting your hands dirty with customizing thesis, we have created a Thesis skin which will take your blog from zero to hero in no time.
Interesting in learning more about Thesis? Make sure you check our these other great resources.
A must read if you are thinking of buying Thesis Theme
Chris Pearson rifts on is thoughts for the future of Thesis and web publishing.
Sometimes you can really mess up your Thesis install. This will help you get it back to the default.
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