Recently, I was asked how I added the little magnifying glass into the Genesis site search box at the bottom of my website. It's a great question and worth of a quick tutorial on how to add a Dashicon to your Genesis search box. Dashicons is the official icon font of the WordPress admin since version 3.8. It's similar in functionality as Font Awesome, another popular collection of icon fonts. OK, lets get started! Even though my tutorials instruct you to add code snippets into your theme's … [Read more...] about Customize the Genesis Search Box with Icon Fonts
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On every website I build including my own, I white label WordPress using the free & lightweight plugin I developed named EZ White Label WordPress. There are numerous reasons why you would want to white label WordPress. Look more professional Fully brand the back-end of WordPress Add your contact info into the admin dashboard Include help documents and/or video content Much more... Below, are two options for white labeling WordPress. You can download the code directly from GitHub … [Read more...] about EZ White Label WordPress Plugin
The Genesis Framework comes equipped with its own Breadcrumb code that's easy to edit for your specific needs. Below you will find over half a dozen ways to customize the Genesis breadcrumbs so that they will display exactly as you need. To get started, you must first enable breadcrumbs through the WordPress admin dashboard. Log into WordPress and then navigate to Genesis -> Theme Settings. Scroll down the page until you see the box labeled Breadcrumbs. Simply click the box next to the … [Read more...] about How to Customize the Genesis Breadcrumb
After you purchase a copy of the Genesis Framework, don't only consider a child theme from StudioPress, look to third-party child theme developers for some of the most creative and unique child themes available for free. Why WordPress? WordPress is not just a blog, it's a full blown CMS. You can run a job board, classified ads, eCommerce or a recipe website just to name a few capabilities of WordPress. WordPress Stats WordPress is used by 59.0% of all the websites whose content management … [Read more...] about Free Genesis Child Themes
Recently, several readers have asked how they could customize their WordPress widget titles. The questions we'll answer today include: How can I add an image to my widget title? How can I make my widget title two different colors? How can I to add link in a widget title? Can I make text widget header a link? Is there a way to make a widget title clickable? To answer the questions above, we'll demonstrate four methods to customize your WordPress widget title. The four examples range … [Read more...] about How to Customize WordPress Widget Titles
For this tutorial we’re going to use the Genesis Sample child theme from StudioPress to walk you through the process, step-by-step on how to rename a Genesis child theme. Before we begin, let me provide 2 warning messages to you: Do not, I repeat, do not attempt to rename a child theme that is currently activated. It will fail and likely cause your website to incur the WordPress white screen of death. This tutorial is specific to Genesis child themes created by StudioPress. The steps I’m … [Read more...] about How to Rename a Genesis Child Theme