Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Navigation style, part of WordPress and Genesis: Building Child Themes from Scratch.
- At this point, we haven't added…any navigation to the site.…Let's go ahead and do that.…When I imported the XML document…from the Genesis sample theme earlier.…It included a couple of Menus, so I'll just go ahead…and use this existing Menu and assign it to…the Primary Navigation Menu location.…Let's save that,…and take a look.…Let's go back to our Hello world! post,…and there we can see our Menu,…so it appears, but it's not really looking so hot.…
That's because we haven't added any styles pertaining…to the navigation at this point.…A quick look via Inspect Element,…and I can see that I now have this section called nav,…and its got a class of nav-primary,…and under that the Menu is actually just an unordered list.…Let's take another look at the genesis-sample theme and see…what all they include as part of the site Navigation styles.…There's a lot to account for when it comes to Navigation.…
First, there are broad styles that will apply to all Menus,…such as, let's show that unordered list horizontally,…instead of vertically.…
- Why build a theme from scratch?
- Creating a theme folder
- Creating the CSS and PHP files
- Adding a theme setup function
- Adding features and functionality to your child theme
- Styling the theme
- Adding content to widgets
- Making the theme responsive with media queries
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Building a Theme
2. Setting Up Your Basic Theme Structure
3. Generating Site Features and Functionality
4. Building Out Your CSS
5. Going Further with CSS
6. Putting It All Together
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