Thesis, no doubt most popular and SEO optimized WordPress theme that offer lot of functions. You can easily customize thesis theme without any knowledge of PHP and CSS. To customize thesis you have to rename custom-sample folder to custom. Already, in earlier posts I covered how-to guide on installing thesis theme and adding Adsense revenue sharing code in thesis theme. Now in this post I offer you a how-to guide on changing custom-sample folder into custom in thesis WordPress theme.
Step1: Log-in into wp-admin panel by typing URL:
http://www.domainname.com/wp-admin (replace domainname with your domain)
Step2: Now go to Thesis (as number by 1) and then click on “Custom File Editor” (as numbered by 2).
Step3: When you click on “Custom File Editor”, it open a new window (as shown below). Now you see a message like this:
“ATTENTION: In order to edit your custom files, you’ll need to change the name of your custom-sample folder to custom.”
To remove this message you have rename “custom-sample” folder.
Step4: Now log-in into cPanel by typing URL:
http://www.domainname.com/cpanel (replace domainname by your own domain)
Step5: In cPanel go to “Files” and click on “File Manager” (as shown below).
Step6: When you click on File Manager, it open a new window, your root directory where you have to select wp-content folder (as shown below) and after selecting wp-content folder, click on “thesis_18”.
Step7: When you click on “Thesis_18” on right-hand side you see some files (as shown below). Now you have to rename “custom-sample” folder.
Step8: Now select “custom-sample” file and click on “Rename” button in navigation menu as shown below:
Step9: Now rename “custom-sample file to custom” and click on “Rename File” button as shown below:
Step10: Now go to wp-admin panel and refresh the web page (refresh the webpage as mentioned in step3), you have successfully change custom-sample folder into custom in thesis wordpress theme.
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