Updating to HTML5 with Schema Support on Genesis 2.0

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Calls to move to HTML5 are increasingly hard to ignore. And, if you're on the Studiopress platform, their recent upgrade to Genesis 2.0 provides a compelling motive to make the switch. Benefits of HTML5 First let's run through all the usual advantages to upgrade to the … [Read more...]

Featured Images in WordPress Widgets using Genesis

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The most important blogging design improvement for the last few years has been use of the featured image or thumbnail image. This small rectangle of color provides the user with an visual teaser which they can click or tap in order to find out more or read a whole … [Read more...]

Create a WordPress Theme with Genesis [Video]


I've posted a few articles recently about making a child theme in Genesis for WordPress as I "filmed" almost the entire process of a client website creation. Here I'm going to put all the videos together and run through the process from beginning to end. I start off with a … [Read more...]

Creating a Custom Page Template for Genesis

Creating a Custom Page Template for Genesis

One of the ways WordPress can be made to act like an all-singing, all-dancing CMS is with custom page templates. These give you the ability to make any page on your website look and/or function differently to all the others. Here I'd like to explain how you make a custom page … [Read more...]

Creating & Styling Sidebar Widgets in WordPress


The first time I saw WordPress widgets I thought "what on earth are these useless pieces of dog's do?" Now I think that widgets are awesome website building devices that should have pride of place in any website designer's toolbox. What are WordPress widgets? WordPress widgets … [Read more...]

Creating Header and Navigation Menu in WordPress


Every WordPress site is different. This is because everybody chooses a different theme or "look and feel" for their site. Creating a header and top navigation menu in WordPress will be a slightly different process for each site. Here I am using the Genesis theme framework for … [Read more...]

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