Thesis tweaks with a little community help

About 15 months ago, I implemented the Thesis theme for WordPress on this blog. It’s  a premium theme (you pay for it) and a powerful one as it gives you access to the means to customize many aspects of the look-and-feel of your WordPress site and its functionality without your having to know much about PHP, CSS and such things. Since developer Chris Pearson released the new version 1.6 last month, I’ve been tinkering on and off with it over on my Testing Thesis blog, a place I set up to aid my learning of what I can do with Thesis (and where others can help out, too, notably the great help earlier this year from my friend in Portugal, […]

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Upgrades to WordPress and the Thesis theme

A new version of WordPress was released last week and I’ve upgraded this blog to that version, 2.8.5. As always, I followed my 6 tips to upgrading WordPress to ensure a smooth and trouble-free upgrade. The WordPress developers say that 2.8.5 is a hardening release as it tightens up on some security areas. As with all such security-related releases, you ought to upgrade if you run WordPress. If you’re a regular visitor here, you might notice some differences in how the site looks. Nothing radical – no new design – just some tweaking that I’ve had in mind for a while but couldn’t figure out how to do until now. I’ve been using the Thesis theme for WordPress on all […]

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