A full width theme normally consist of the header, nav, content and footer areas that have backgrounds that span the across the entire window while the inner area with the actual content of each section stays centered on the page. This help creates a visual separation between each section and to some just ascetically pleasing. […]
Sometimes your site may focus on reviews of Academy award winning films, or great recipes from around the world and the word “post” is no longer relevant to your site. What you are writing and your viewers reading aren’t posts, but reviews or recipes, and the post navigation at the bottom of an index page […]
One of the ways genesis adds to its flexibility is having the option to choose a layout. This is great for anyone who doesn’t want a content/sidebar layout and would prefer possibly a 3 column layout like sidebar/content/sidebar or vice versa. Also for designers it’s possible to add classes to the body or post at […]
This has to be one my favorite things when building a child theme with the Genesis Framework. The process is simple. We first want to make sure we create a blank file to use as our template. Open up your favorite text editor and lets just start with a blank page. I always name my […]
Genesis is a great framework and has some even greater settings and options. However, it may not always be the best idea for the options to be available for a client. Sometimes to many options may be overwhelming or curiosity may strike and experimentation begin.
Giving some credit back to whoever helped with your genesis child theme is just good courtesy, may it be the coffee that keeps you going, plug-in used on your site, or even a company, freelancer or friend that helped in coding and/or designing. A link leading back to them in the footer is a great […]
Breadcrumbs are a great way to add another form of navigation for users to easily find their way around sites as they dig deeper through articles and pages. In terms of usability, breadcrumbs can reduce the number of actions for users to return back to a higher level page that they were on a few […]