Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video The Genesis Featured Posts widget, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…The Genesis Featured Post Widget is a standard widget that…comes with the Genesis framework.…It's similar to the Featured Page Widget except that it shows post instead of…pages and allows you to show multiple posts with a single widget instance.…To add the Featured Post Widget to your Widget area, go to Appearance Widgets and…you will press Dashboard.…For this example, we're going to add it to our primary side bar.…This widget has a lot of configuration options, so let's break each one down.…The Title is simply the title of my widget, and…it will show on the front end of my site.…I'm going to title mine latest post,…cause that's what I want to show with this widget.…Next up is the Category.…We can choose to show posts from All Categories, or…a specific category on our site.…
From there, we can opt how many posts we want to show.…If we want to off set posts,…which is basically a handy option if you're setting up widgets on a home page.…It lets you skip or…offset posts displayed in your widget by whatever number you enter here.…
- 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.