Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with Genesis templates, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
…If you break Genesis down to its root directory, it's a series of…files using what's called the WordPress template hierarchy to determine how all…the files fit together like pieces of a puzzle to show the pages of your website.…In this lesson,…I'd like to go over some basic Genesis page templates ready to use on your site.…Let's head over to our WordPress Dashboard.…As the name implies, page templates are only available for…WordPress pages, and not for post.…To set a page template, let's go to a WordPress page, and look for…the Page Attributes meta box on the right side.…
You'll see available template options there.…Out of the box, Genesis comes with three template types,…the Default template, the Archive template and the Blog template.…Let's talk about what each one of those does.…The Default template is what you'll use for the bulk of your site.…So for most pages, you don't even need to think about setting a template.…The Blog template is a quick way to create a listing of all posts.…To use it, simply name your page something like Blog, select the Blog template, and…
- 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.