Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video How to shop for a Genesis theme, part of Learning Genesis for WordPress.
- [Instructor] The beauty of working with a popular…framework like Genesis is that there's no shortage…of child themes available.…You can buy one directly from StudioPress,…get one from a third-party seller,…or even create your own.…By the way, when you hear people talking about…child themes for Genesis you may hear the words…StudioPress theme and Genesis theme…used interchangeably, and that can be confusing.…Here's the difference.…Both terms refer to a child theme…made to run on the Genesis framework.…A Genesis theme refers to any child theme for Genesis,…but a StudioPress theme is one authored…specifically by StudioPress.…
So both themes are made for Genesis, but the distinction…has more to do with who authored the theme.…The bottom line, though, is that there's a lot of available…theme choices out there, and it can be overwhelming…when you set about the process…of looking for your perfect theme.…With that in mind, I'd like to show you some things…to keep in mind as you search for your theme.…First, make a list of requirements before you search.…
- 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.