StudioPress announced that on June 8th 2021 they would make the Genesis Framework and the Genesis Sample theme free for all to use. These four videos will get you up to speed quickly using Genesis, the sample theme and Genesis Blocks plugin. If you’re a WordPress power user, you only need the first video. Genesis […]
The Genesis Sample theme - a guide for new users
The Genesis Framework is now available free for all to use. But you need a theme to use with Genesis. The Genesis sample theme is a great starter theme for new users.
Most of the StudioPress Top 10 themes work in a similar way to this starter theme. So, start by learning the starter theme. Then, if you choose to, move on to one of the other StudioPress themes that are available with WP Engine hosting or Genesis Pro.
Customiser settings in Genesis Sample theme
Where is the customiser? Go to…Dashboard > Appearance > Customise. Most of the the tabs in the Genesis Sample Theme Customiser are typical WordPress customiser settings. Site Identity Colors Menus Widgets Homepage Settings Theme Settings Theme SEO Settings Additional CSS Widgets The WordPress customiser widgets tab is context sensitive. So you only see the widgets […]
The Genesis settings tab in the post editor, using the Genesis Sample theme.
Genesis adds an extra tab to the right hand side of the post editor. In the image below look for the black Genesis icon. When you’re editing a post or page, click the Genesis icon to open the Genesis settings sidebar. These are the settings you’ll find in the Genesis Settings Sidebar… Hide Breadcrumbs: If […]
Below post SEO and scripts settings in Genesis Sample theme
These page or post specific settings are in addition to the settings in the customiser. You will find these settings when you write or edit a page or post. To find them, scroll to the bottom of the post editor. We saw similar settings to these in the customiser via… Dashboard > Appearance > Customising […]