Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding custom header and footer scripts, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…There may be times when you need to add custom scripts to your entire site.…The header and footer script areas on the Genesis Theme Settings page allow you to…add special code for tools such as statistics tracking, or…other third party services that require code to be added to your header or footer.…Let's try some sample text, and then check it in the source to see how it works.…Let's Save it and View our Site and from there let's do a View Source and…we want to check out what's added to our header.…
So we've got our opening head tag and our closing head tag, oh, and…right there you can see the sample text we added, just as promised.…A perfect example of when you might use this is for Google Analytics,…you can paste your tracking code directly into the header scripts area and…that code will show up in the header on every page of your site.…Now that you know how to add custom scripts to your header or…footer, you've got much closer to having your site up and running.…Let's continue our learning journey by looking at some additional setup…
- What is Genesis?
- Which files make up a child theme?
- Setting up navigation options, breadcrumbs, and comments
- Adding custom header and footer scripts
- Working with menus
- Working with the Featured Post and Featured Page widgets
- Using the Genesis Import/Export feature
Skill Level Beginner
Q. This course was updated 5/11/2017. What topics were part of the update?
A. The following topics were part of the update: prerequisite knowledge, installing Genesis, shopping for a Genesis theme, and next steps.