Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a custom or dynamic homepage, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…We've done a lot of work behind the scenes in our WordPress dashboard to get our…site configured and set up.…Let's get to the fun work of talking about your Homepage.…There are several options available for how your Homepage works, and…the type of Homepage you have is determined by your theme.…I'd like to go over the possible options so…you understand the differences when you see them.…We'll start with the Custom Homepage.…If we go to StudioPress.com and shop for…their themes, many of these themes have a Custom Homepage.…The same is true of the third party theme shops.…
The telltale give away is if you open up a theme folder and…see a file called frontpage.php, or home.php.…For an example, let's look at the Executive Pro theme from StudioPress.…If we look at the Homepage, we'll notice there are no list of blog post, but…rather a series of widget areas.…And if we take a peak in the Theme folder, we'll see a file called frontpage.php.…Now, in most neuro themes, you'll see frontpage.php,…a reserved WordPress template name used for a Custom Homepage.…
- 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.