Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring the blog page template, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…The Genesis framework includes a blog template you can use to create your blog.…To use it, simply create a new page, title it blog, or whatever you wish, and…then on the right hand side, in the Page Attributes, select the blog template.…Let's go ahead and Publish it and then take a look at our page.…Currently, this page is showing all posts from all categories on our site.…Now, to configure how this page displays, let's go…back to our Genesis Theme settings page and check out the Blog Template options.…The first option is to display all categories or…to display a specific category.…
You can display all categories and…then exclude certain categories you don't want by entering their ID in this field.…Hover over any category and…then look at the URL preview in the bottom left of your browser window.…There's a number included in the URL string, and that's the category ID.…In the case of the one I'm hovering on now, the ID is 8.…By the way, this same trick works for getting IDs for tags, posts, or pages.…Okay, let's go back to our Genesis theme settings and…
- 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.