Thesis 1.1 Has Arrived with a New Layout Constructor

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Thesis has received another major update, and now version 1.1 is available for download. I’ll include a full feature set in a follow-up post, but for now, here’s what you need to know about Thesis 1.1:

  • Revolutionary new design options panel: Choose from a 1, 2, or 3-column layout, modify your content column width (to accommodate larger images, perhaps), and control fonts and font sizes all over the theme. The incredibly simple interface makes it easy and fun to experiment with different layout combinations for your site in a way that has never been possible before.
  • Better <title> tag constructor: Establish customized control over your <title> tag by specifying exactly how you want it to render on the home page as well as on interior pages of your site.
  • Ability to customize each page of your site via CSS: Use post and page-specific “slugs” (via the new “slug” custom field) to add a custom CSS class to a particular post or page to allow for customized styling.

Of course, there are other nuances that made their way into this release as well, and I’ll be sure to cover those in detail in the in the full 1.1 launch post.

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.