Add a Background Image to the Thesis Header

December 23, 2011

Thesis Simple Header Widgets Plugin We’ll begin at the Thesis Simple Header Widgets plugin options. The first thing we’re going to add is a background image to the overall header.  So check the box for “Customize the background styles” and then hit save. Now this Header Background Color & Image dialog pops up. Add a […]

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Add a Search Bar to the Thesis Header

December 23, 2011

Thesis Simple Header Widgets Plugin Now that we’ve added a logo, a background image and the navigation menu using the Thesis Simple Header Widgets plugin, it’s time to add a search bar. Open up the plugin options and return to the right header area.  The final option in Thesis defaults is “Place the Search Bar […]

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Add Facebook Like and Twitter Buttons to the Thesis Header

December 23, 2011

Thesis Simple Header Widgets Plugin Now that we’ve added the search bar using the Thesis Simple Header Widgets plugin, it’s time to add the Facebook Like and the Twitter buttons to the header. In order to do that, we need to get the Facebook Like and the Twitter tweet code. Get Facebook Like Button Code […]

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How to Add Widgets to the Thesis Feature Box

December 8, 2011

Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin This is the introductory video to our Thesis Simple Feature Box plugin. This plugin allows you to either widgetize the Thesis feature box or add one of three common plugins to the feature box. Those common plugins are the Dynamic Content Gallery, SH Slideshow or the NextGen Gallery. Install the […]

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Add a Call to Action to the Thesis Feature Box

December 8, 2011

Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin Let’s begin by going to the dashboard of our site and we’ll continue working with the Thesis Simple Feature Box plugin. Now that we have widgetized the feature box and we have a widget area here we can add a call to action. To do this we need to add […]

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Style the Thesis Feature Box

December 8, 2011

Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin In this third video on the Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin, we’re going to do some more sophisticated styling of the widget. We left off the second video, Adding a Call to Action to the Thesis Feature Box, with some basic styling of the margins and padding. Move the Location […]

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Add the Dynamic Content Gallery to the Thesis Feature Box

December 8, 2011

Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin In this fourth video on the Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin, we’ll look at how to use the Dynamic Content Gallery in the feature box instead of using a widget. Let’s begin at the Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin Options page. First, we have to deselect “widgetize the feature box” […]

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Add SH Slideshow to the Thesis Feature Box

December 7, 2011

Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin In this fifth video on the Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin, we’ll add SH Slideshow instead of the Dynamic Content Gallery. Under Use a Common Plugin check “Add SH Slideshow”.  Save those changes and let’s look at SH Slideshow which I have already installed. Open it up. SH Slideshow Settings […]

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Add a NextGen Gallery Slideshow to the Thesis Feature Box

December 7, 2011

Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin In this sixth video on the Thesis Simple Feature Box Plugin, we’re going to add the NextGen Gallery. And by this point, you probably know exactly how we’re going to accomplish that. If you aren’t already there, return to the plugin options page. And then under Use a Common Plugin […]

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How to Add Rounded Corners, Background Colors and Drop Shadow to a Widget

November 9, 2011

How to Add Rounded Corners, Background Colors and Drop Shadow to a Widget This is the introductory video to our totally cool Thesis Widget Styles plugin. This plugin will allow you to do something simple or very complex with your widget styles. Essentially, anything you want to do with a widget in terms of the […]

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