Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video The Genesis Featured Page widget, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…One of the Genesis specific widgets you get for…any site running on the Genesis framework, is the Genesis Featured Page widget.…Let's take a look at how that widget works, and how to set it up for your site.…To add the Featured Page widget to your sidebar or…any widget area, you'll want to start from widgets page in your WordPress dashboard.…From there, click and…drag, the Genesis Featured Page widget, to the widget area of your choice.…Alternatively, you could also just click on the widget,…select the widget area you want, and click the Add Widget button.…
Once the widget is placed in a widget area,…you can open up the widget configuration options.…Let's look at each of these options, and see what they do.…We'll start with title.…That's going to be the title of our widget and I'm going to call ours, About.…Next up is the page that you want to feature.…And I actually want to feature this About Acme Corporation, so…I'm just going to leave that right there.…But you can select any page that exists on your site.…
- 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.