Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video The Genesis User Profile widget, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…All right, let's talk about the Genesis Featured Profile Widget,…another widget you'll find when you have the Genesis framework installed.…As the name suggests,…this widget provides a way to easily show off a user photo and bio.…Let's drag this into our primary sidebar widget area and…check out what each of these options does.…Title is simply the title of the widget.…I'm going to say: About Me.…From this dropdown,…you can select any users currently registered on this Word Press install.…Next we can choose a Gravatar to show the photo for this user.…Now, in order to have a Gravatar you need to have an account at Gravatar.com that…uses the same email address that you're using for your WordPress user profile.…
I'm going to select a medium sized Gravatar and…align in to the right of my text.…From there, we can either display the author bio from the user profile or…enter some custom text.…For this example, I'll enter a little bit of custom text.…Additionally, we can link to a page like, maybe an About Me page, or no page at all.…
- 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.