Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Roundup of suitable themes, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Community Website.
- Based on the requirements we set out for this site,…I went searching for themes on studiopress.com,…as well as some 3rd party sellers,…to see what themes could work for a community site.…There are lots of themes available that could be used,…and I'd like to show you three that I've narrowed down,…that I think would work well for this course,…and possibly for your site.…Each one is mobile responsive…based on up to date coding standards,…and are from reputable sources.…Let's take a look.…First we've got Community Pro.…It's a 3rd party theme available at studiopress.com.…
It's got a beautiful homepage layout,…and has built-in styles for the events calendar plugin,…which we'll be using in this course.…Also at studiopress.com, we've got the Education Pro theme.…Other than the slider, which is thankfully…trending out of fashion, it's got a great homepage…with lots of widget areas to highlight information such as,…events, or community postings.…Finally we have Caroline.…It's a 3rd party theme by Web Savvy Marketing.…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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