Thesis 2.0 Tutorial – How to Change your Affiliate Link on Home Page

by Elaine on June 20, 2013

When you install Thesis 2.0, there is a link that says “This site rocks the Thesis Framework from DIYthemes.”  You can change the destination of this link to your affiliate link in the Thesis admin panel.  Below are steps to show you how to insert your affiliate link into your Home Page site.

Overview of How to Change your Affiliate Link on Home Page in Thesis 2.0

  1. Go to Home and Click to Edit the Home Page Template
  2. Expand the Footer Section of the Home Page Template
  3. Go to Thesis Attribution Settings
  4. Enter your Thesis Affiliate Link

Steps:

1.  Go to Home and Click to Edit the Home Page Template

Login to your Wordpress admin website and you can easily customize your Thesis 2.0 website.  Thesis 2.0 admin panel has become all drag and drop.  You can hover over elements and a settings icon will show up beside the item if it is customizable.

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  • Login to your Wordpress Administrator Backend
  • Click on ‘Home – Click to Edit

2.  Expand the Footer Section of the Home Page Template

Scroll down to the bottom of the Home Page Template.  You will see the ‘Footer’ where the Thesis link resides. Expand the Footer.

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Thesis 2.0 Tutorial – How to add affiliate link to Thesis link – expand footer
  • Click on the ‘arrow‘ beside the ‘Footer’ to expand the footer section

3.  Go to Thesis Attribution Settings

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Thesis 2.0 How to Add an Affiliate link for Thesis
  • Hover over ‘Thesis Attribution’
  • Click on the circle -settings

4.  Enter your Thesis Affiliate Link

Enter your affiliate link for Thesis in the text box in the window.

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  • Add your Affiliate link to Thesis here
  • Click on the ‘x’ button to close
  • Click on ‘Save Template’

Now when you refresh your homepage you can hover over the Thesis link and it will point to your affiliate link destination.

You can also change your single post affiliate links using the above steps.

Hope that helps,

Elaine

 Thesis 2.0 Tutorial   How to Change your Affiliate Link on Home Page

Elaine

Elaine is the founder of CmsMind, an online blog providing Joomla and WordPress tutorials. Elaine lives in Toronto and when she is not online, she is either Marathon and Triathlon training or travelling and racing somewhere in the world. Find her also at: Save Money, Premium Themes and Templates, and at Webhosting Tips.

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