StudioPress is bringing yet another fantastic product to the table, StudioPress Sites. "The ease of an all-in-one website builder with the flexible power of WordPress." The best way I can think to explain this is, WordPress ready hosting with the power of the Genesis Framework built in. When you sign up, you'll have WordPress already installed and the Genesis Child Themes from StudioPress already installed, that means you won't need to purchase Genesis or the Child Themes separately. My … [Read more...] about StudioPress Sites: The Next Step in DIY WordPress Site Builders?
If you're using the Minimum Pro child theme and you want additional widget areas to use on your homepage, follow this tutorial. I'm currently working on developing a new theme using the Minimum Pro theme as a starting point, MyHealthCare (under development). You'll notice I've added some new widget areas to the homepage. DEMO!! Let's Get Started! We will be editing three files in the Minimum Pro theme folder. functions.php front-page.php style.css Step One We need to … [Read more...] about Adding widget areas to Minimum Pro homepage (Genesis)
I created a custom page template because I wanted to do three things: Display an optional full width image just below the header (controlled by the featured image widget) Have the option to overlay the image with a call to action (text and button) controlled by a widget area Add other style elements, specific to the page, to reduce inline style and the use of <div></div> tags I was able to hack together a pretty simple solution to accomplish all three functions. This is … [Read more...] about Genesis custom page template with widget area and background image
I recently had a client request the ability to add a fullwidth image to specific pages and posts on his site, similar to the Ambiance Pro Theme (affilink) by StudioPress. He specifically asked that I add this functionality to the Epik Child Theme (affilink) created by Wes Straham. However, you should be able to add this to any Genesis Child Theme that supports HTML5. If you have any issues, feel free to use the comments for help. This is how it looks in the Ambiance Theme How this … [Read more...] about Ambiance like fullwidth image in pages and posts in genesis
For a resent project I wanted to add a widget area below the header and have it display on all pages except the homepage. I'm calling it the "Page Title Widget Area". Here is a screenshot of what it looks like, the red box is highlighting the widget area. This is a really simple setup. You just need to be able to edit three of your theme files, functions.php, home.php, and style.css. Step 1: We need to register the new widget area and get it to display in the correct location, below the … [Read more...] about Adding a Widget Area Below the Header in Genesis Child Theme