Widgets

Announcing! Thesis Theme Tools Skins!

calendar May 18, 2010   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on May 18, 2010 · 9 comments

You might not have known it, but I have been writing skins for others for quite some time. Now I have decided to strike out on my own and offer them directly to you! Thesis Theme Tools Skins will be launched on June 1, 2010. We will offer fresh new designs, innovative features, unheard-of user […]

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New Article! Tutorial: Rotating Image Gallery for Pages and Sidebars

calendar December 22, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on December 22, 2009 · 0 comments

I have been asked many times how to put your own images into a rotating gallery. Until now the only choice you had was the NextGEN plugin, which has limitations, is complicated to set up, and lacks some important features. Help is at hand! Enter the Rotating Image Gallery! The new article, “Tutorial: Rotating Image […]

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Tutorial: Rotating Image Gallery for Pages and Sidebars

calendar December 20, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on December 20, 2009 · 23 comments

Many of my clients have asked for a way to put their own images into a rotating gallery. There is no plugin that is entirely suitable for this purpose that I know of. The closest is the NextGEN gallery plugin, but it has only rigidly defined ways to use it, is complicated to set up, […]

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You Too Can Have a Fat Footer!

calendar October 17, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on October 17, 2009 · 0 comments

Widgetized “fat” footers are a popular addition to blog sites. There have been several threads on the DIYthemes Forums about widgetized footers, but often they are complicated and hard to follow. A new article, Tutorial: Widgetized “Fat” Footer, offers a solution that is simple to set up, needs no configuration and can be used right […]

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Tutorial: Widgetized “Fat” Footer

calendar October 17, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on October 17, 2009 · 131 comments

There have been numerous threads in the DIYthemes Forums about making a widgetized “fat” footer. Most methods are fairly complicated, and the threads are often confusing. Here is a solution that is simple to set up, needs no configuration and can be used right out of the box! It has been tested in both Thesis […]

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New Menu! Vertical Multilevel Dropdown Menu

calendar October 11, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on October 11, 2009 · 1 comment

You’ve probably noticed the vertical menu at the top of the left sidebar. It is used for supplementary navigation to help you quickly find anything on this site. It is an example of the Vertical Multilevel Dropdown Menu described in a new tutorial. You can use the Vertical Menu as your main menu or as […]

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Tutorial: Vertical Multilevel Dropdown Menu

calendar October 11, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on October 11, 2009 · 9 comments

Many people have requested a Vertical Multilevel Dropdown Menu to use either as the main menu, or as a supplement to navigation. In response to these requests, I have developed the menu described in this article. You can see the Vertical Menu in action in the top left sidebar of this site. I use it […]

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Adding a Sidebar Image

calendar July 22, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on July 22, 2009 · 5 comments

One of the things that most Thesis newbies want to know right away is how to put an image into a sidebar. It is an easy task that takes only a few minutes. Following is a step-by-step guide to putting both a non-clickable and a clickable image into a sidebar. Make sure your image is […]

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Early Rising Dogs

calendar July 9, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on July 9, 2009 · 0 comments

Got a couple of articles written today, but had a lot of other obligations that cut into my time. I also spent a lot of time in the Forum today, and had to troubleshoot a problem a user was having with the Contextual Submenus. It didn’t help that my wife’s dog, who is used to […]

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New Articles on Google Webmaster Tools and Widgets!

calendar July 9, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on July 9, 2009 · 2 comments

Two new articles have been posted today that might be of interest to you: “Google Webmaster Tools Setup” shows you how to set up Google Webmaster Tools in Thesis in 5 easy steps and is fully illustrated with helpful images. It also gives you an overview of what Webmaster Tools can do for you, as […]

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How to Find Widget Names for custom.css

calendar July 9, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on July 9, 2009 · 6 comments

If you want to style your widgets in custom.css, the first thing you have to do is find their names so you can address them. This is not at all obvious, though once you know how to do it, it’s easy. Here’s how: Bring up the page with your widgets in a browser and then […]

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