Genesis Theme Framework

Genesis is a powerful tool for the rapid development of fast,
SEO friendly WordPress websites.

Genesis themes are free for WPEngine customers, or can be purchased from StudioPress.

Using Template Parts with Genesis

Template partials are small files that hold reusable sections of code in a theme. You can build one “post summary” partial and use it everywhere – archive pages, related posts, and landing page templates.

Getting the most value from Genesis

Watch the on-demand webinar Includes a 15 minute presentation on the topic below, and 45 minutes of Q&A. Watch Now What is Genesis? Genesis is a theme framework, a base…

Relative Date Lengths in Genesis

Genesis has always allowed you to display the relative post date like “6 weeks and 1 day ago”. Now you can control the length.

h1’s on front page with Genesis

If you’re using a Genesis theme, make sure your homepage has an h1 on it. This article outlines how to find it, and how to add it if you don’t already have one.

Full Width Landing Pages in Genesis

A lot of sites I’ve developed recently use a full width approach for their homepages and landing pages. Examples: OutboundEngine, Bloomfire, Informal Cowboy, and WebAssign. On pages like this, Genesis…

Rename the sidebars on Sixteen Nine theme

This theme uses ‘header-right’ for the left sidebar and ‘primary sidebar’ for the right. Rename them to ‘left sidebar’ and ‘right sidebar’

Authority Intensive: My Thoughts and Presentation

HTML5. Responsive Design. You’ve heard the buzzwords, but don’t know exactly why your website needs them. I’ll guide you through the latest tools your developer should be using, when they are appropriate, and the value they can bring to your business.