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Toolbox Essentials – Tutorial: Browser Detection to Execute IE Hacks

calendar January 3, 2010   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on January 3, 2010 · 4 comments

If you are a Firefox, Chrome or Mac user, you might be familiar with this scenario: Your Thesis site looks great and you are all proud. Then a friend emails you that your page is a mess in Internet Explorer. You gaze at the attached screenshot in horror. What can you do? A new article, […]

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Important New Article! Tutorial: Customizing Just Your Front Page, Pages or Posts Using Conditional Tags

calendar December 27, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on December 27, 2009 · 81 comments

How many times have you wanted to customize just the Home page, or just one page, or only posts? You’ve heard about Conditional Tags but don’t have a clue how to use them! Well, you will after reading this new article! “Tutorial: Customizing Just Your Front Page, Pages or Posts Using Conditional Tags” provides all […]

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Tutorial: Customizing Just Your Front Page, Pages or Posts Using Conditional Tags

calendar December 27, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on December 27, 2009 · 7 comments

There are many times when Thesis users want to apply customizations to just one page or post or to only pages or posts. For example: You want a featured post plugin to appear only on the front or Home page. Only posts should have a particular message following them, and only when the full post […]

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New Articles for Newbies: Basic Syntax for custom.css and custom_functions.php!

calendar August 14, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on August 14, 2009 · 7 comments

People who are just getting their feet wet with customizations are often daunted by the strange words and punctuation they find in the code for custom.css and custom_functions.php. Even the basic format of the CSS and PHP languages are foreign. Two new articles just published in the Newbies “Getting Started” section, “Basic CSS Syntax for […]

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Basic PHP Syntax for custom_functions.php

calendar August 14, 2009   |   author Author: Mike Nichols
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by Mike Nichols on August 14, 2009 · 0 comments

The custom_functions.php file is used less often for customization in Thesis than the custom.css file, but it is viewed with fear all out of proportion to how much it is employed. That’s because PHP errors in the custom_functions.php file can stop your site cold with a cryptic error message, whereas an error in custom.css will […]

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