Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing the style sheet, part of WordPress Themes: Customizing Themes with Genesis.
- [Instructor] I've written a number of tutorials…for the Genesis Framework on my website,…and answered questions in the StudioPress forums…or on the Genesis Facebook page,…and the one question I hear over and over is,…where do I put this code?…So in this lesson, we'll look at how to properly add…style customizations to your child theme,…so that you get the results you want without any surprises.…So whether you're customizing…an existing Genesis child theme or building your own,…one thing is certain, and it's got to have a stylesheet,…and that's this style.css file…that lives in your child theme's root directory.…
So this is the file that basically…makes your theme look good.…You'll find your font specifications, layout widths, colors,…the entire wardrobe for your site's style.…Let's take a quick tour of the stylesheet…for this Genesis Sample theme.…So at the top, we have some basic information,…such as here on line two, we've got the Theme Name,…we've got the Author, we've got the Version number here…on line eight, and then underneath that,…
- Setting the stage for your customization
- Selecting a child theme to customize
- The core of the Genesis framework
- Child theme template structure
- Action hooks and filters in WordPress and Genesis
- Editing theme files
- Editing the style sheet
- Working with functions
- Adding a custom header image
- Registering a widget area
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting the Stage for Your Customization
2. Explaining Genesis and WordPress
3. Editing Theme Files
4. Working with the Loop
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