Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Standard Genesis widget areas, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…Most Genesis child themes will include at least three widget areas.…By the way, you might also hear a widget area referred to as a sidebar.…To see and configure the available widget areas for…your theme, go to Appearance > Widgets, from your WordPress dashboard.…Depending on which child theme you're using, your widget areas may look a little…different from mine, but the three most common you'll see with Genesis are,…the Header Right widget area,.…The Primary Sidebar and the Secondary Sidebar.…Of course, the secondary sidebar will only show when a two sidebar layout is…selected, either in the Genesis Theme Settings, Default Layout, or…as the layout for a specific post or page.…
Other widget areas available for…your theme, might include the homepage, the footer, or an after post widget.…The available widget areas really just depend on which child theme you're using.…From your widgets page, you'll see your widget areas on the right and…a list of available widgets on the left.…In case you're wondering where widgets come from, it's not the stork.…
- 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.