Thesis – no doubt SEO optimized WordPress theme which provide a lot of options and offer you to customize it easily without any knowledge of PHP and CSS. After installing thesis theme you have to rename custom-sample folder into custom so that you can easily customize Thesis WordPress theme by editing on two files, i.e, “custom.css” and “custom_functions.php”.
Already I have shared some tutorials on Thesis WordPress theme, here is a quick recap:
All these Thesis tutorial help you to customize Thesis WordPress theme. Now, in this post I’m sharing how to customize Thesis WordPress using FTP client without messing anything with webhosting server.
Step1: Open your FTP client (I’m using FileZilla), fill-up all your details and click on “Quickconnect” as shown below:
Step2: After clicking on “Qucikconnect” button, you will connect to server (as shown below). Now click on folder with “/” symbol and go to “public_html” folder.
Step3: In “public_html” folder click on “wp-content” and go to “themes” folder as shown below:
Step4: In “themes” folder, click on “thesis_18” folder and again click on sub folder “thesis_18” folder as shown below:
Step5: Now you have to rename “custom-sample” to “custom”, so that you can customize Thesis WordPress theme easily.
Step6: Now you have renamed custom-sample folder (in step5). To customize Thesis WordPress theme, you have to edit two files only, i.e., “custom_functions.php” and “custom.css”. Follow the instructions carefully in this screen-shot
Step7: Now start customizing thesis by editing “custom.css” and “custom_functions.php” file.
If you have not get your copy of Thesis WordPress theme, then get it right now