Exploring Genesis Theme Framework

Exploring Genesis Theme Framework

An introduction to using the Genesis Theme Framework in WordPress development.

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Sue Fernandes

April 19, 2016
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  1. The Genesis of Things An Introduction to the Genesis Framework

    (sorry, no Phil Collins anecdotes included)
  2. Fernandes Creative @suefernandesweb

  3. • Parent Theme - perfect for single sites • Theme

    Framework - perfect for developer / multiple sites
  4. Responsive HTML5 Designs Search Engine Optimisation Airtight Security Customisable and

    Fast Developers you can trust Unlimited Everything Instant Updates Widgets and Layout Options
  5. Genesis + Studiopress Themes Easily Customisable Fast Setup for themes

    Great Development tutorials A great community
  6. Genesis for Single Site Owners • Easy to set up

    - tutorials included with each child theme purchased • Many child themes to choose from • Customise options such as layout and colours etc through the theme options and customizer. • Loads of Genesis plugins to handle stuff without code • Consistent theme interface across all sites, regardless of the child theme used. • Regular free updates which won’t overwrite your customisations. Genesis for Multiple Site Owners
  7. Genesis for Developers • The Genesis Sample Theme • Familiarity

    of structure across all sites • Easy to customise programatically - keep custom content out of the database and into the theme.
  8. Genesis for Developers Genesis Sample Theme *

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  10. Genesis Hooks add_action( ‘hook’, ‘some_custom_function’ ); function some_custom_function() { //

    do some cool stuff here } Hang your content onto a ‘Hook’ eg ‘genesis_before_entry’ Consistent across ALL Genesis themes
  11. Whoa there…. how do I know what the hooks are??

  12. Theres a plugin for that! https://wordpress.org/plugins/genesis-visual-hook-guide/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/genesis-simple-edits/

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  14. Find Out More Get Started: http://www.studiopress.com/get-started https://my.studiopress.com/tutorials/ Community: https://genesiswp.slack.com/ http://ukgenesis.co.uk