Social Media Profiles Box and Some Sweet Thesis Updates

The following interaction perfectly summarizes my vision for the Thesis community. This lady had a simple question after I helped her get acquainted with the display options in the Classic Responsive Skin:

Thank you so much! Now how can I add links to my social media profiles?

I…well…uh…err… Darn it.

Simple questions beg for simple answers, but the best I could do was tell her that two of our Skins—Flex and Promo—come with support for social media profile links right out of the box.

That’s not good enough.

Thesis makes it easy to solve problems just like this one, so instead of telling this lady to jump through hoops or buy another product from us, I created a solution that will help anyone in her situation.

And now, I’m happy to introduce the…

Social Media Profiles Box

Social Media Profiles Box icon linksWant to add social media profile links to your Thesis-powered website? The Social Media Profiles Box makes it easy to add these links anywhere in your design.

Oh, and did I mention? This Box is free for anyone with an active Thesis license. You can try it right now.

Recent Thesis Updates

Are you keeping your Thesis installations up to date? If not, you’re missing out on enhanced security, WordPress and Plugin compatibility, and even updates to Thesis components like Skins and Boxes.

Here are some highlights from the most Thesis recent updates (2.6.2 and 2.6.3):

  • Added the native WordPress GDPR comment consent checkbox
  • Automatic OptimizePress template compatibility
  • Easy Pinterest domain name verification (Thesis Admin → Site → Site Verification)
  • Streamlined and enhanced the Thesis Admin with button icons
  • Expanded Meta Description allowance to 320 characters
  • Enhanced System Status data for better support

Got questions, concerns, or simply want to shower me with compliments? Drop a line in the comments below!

About the author: Thesis creator Chris Pearson is obsessed with optimizing the web and making sure every last detail receives the attention it requires. Follow DIYthemes on Twitter for the latest tips and info on building truly awesome websites.