Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting a child theme to customize, part of WordPress Themes: Customizing Themes with Genesis.
- [Instructor] One of the great things…about working with the Genesis Framework is…the variety of child themes to choose from.…With over 50 themes available directly…from Studiopress.com,…not to mention a whole lot of others available…from third-party vendors,…you've got quite a few options.…And 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.…Hey, 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.…Normally, when I start a theme customization project,…I look at available Genesis themes to see if there's one…that's close to the finished product I want.…The things I might look for are the page layouts,…the overall look and feel,…and specifically some widget options for the homepage.…
- 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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