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Thesis Tutorial – Thesis 2.0 How to Remove Comments on Home Page

You can manage your whole Thesis 2.0 website via the drag and drop panel.  You can easily remove the comments block from your homepage by editing the Home Page Template.  I want to remove the { 0 comments } underneath my posts on the frontpage.  Below is my tutorial on how to accomplish this.

Overview of How to Remove { 0 comments } from the frontpage in Thesis 2.0

  1. Go to Home Page and Edit Home Page Template
  2. Take Note of How to Remove Boxes from Template
  3. Remove Num Comments Wrapper from Home Template
  4. See Home Page Template Looks After Removed Comment Box
  5. See How Home Page Looks From Frontend

Steps:

1.  Go to Home Page and Edit Home Page Template

You can customize your Thesis 2.0 website via the new drag and drop system in the Thesis Admin Panel.  It is the easiest and fastest way to manage your site.

Thesis 2.0 Tutorial - How to remove {0 comments} from homepage click to edit

Thesis 2.0 Tutorial – How to remove {0 comments} from homepage click to edit
  • Login to your Wordpress Admin Backend
  • Click on the homepage of your site
  • Click on ‘Home – click to edit‘ at the bottom left of your screen

2.  Take Note of How to Remove Boxes from Template

This will take you to the Home page template.  This template is how Thesis creates your home page.  It is made up of all the boxes on the left.  The boxes on the right are elements that are not used.  You will see a big box on the right indicating how to remove boxes from your existing home page template.

Remove Boxes from Template using Drag and Drop - Thesis 2.0

Remove Boxes from Template using Drag and Drop – Thesis 2.0
  • When you want to remove a box from your template, you will hold down the <shift> key, use the mouse and click and drag it to this big grey area

3.  Remove Num Comments Wrapper from Home Template

On the left, you will see a box that says ‘Num Comments Wrapper’.  You will need to remove this item from the Home page template.  Hold down the <shift> key and drag this box over to the big grey box that looks like the one in step 2.

Thesis 2.0 Tutorial How to remove {0 Comments} from home page template

Thesis 2.0 Tutorial How to remove {0 Comments} from home page template
  • Scroll down and find the ‘Num Comments Wrapper
  • Hold down the <shift> key
  • Use the Mouse and drag over to the big grey box on the right (see step 2)
  • Click on ‘Save Template

4.  See Home Page Template Looks After Removed Comment Box

After you remove the ‘Num Comments Wrapper’, your Home page template will look like the screenshot below:

Thesis Tutorial - Thesis 2 Remove {0 Comments} from homepage

Thesis Tutorial – Thesis 2 Remove {0 Comments} from homepage

5.  See How Home Page Looks From Frontend

When you refresh your homepage, you will not see the {0 comments} anymore.  See screenshot below:

Thesis 2.0 Tutorial - No more {0 Comments}

Thesis 2.0 Tutorial – No more {0 Comments}

Hope that helps,

Elaine

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