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

What is Genesis? Genesis is a theme framework, a base upon which you build your own custom WordPress theme. Genesis helps you can build higher quality themes faster, and is built with a focus on SEO and performance. In the same way that WordPress can be extended using hooks and filters inside plugins, Genesis can…

Adding Facebook Comments

Facebook Comments can be a great tool to increase the social sharing of posts. When people leave a comment, it will be shared on Facebook. Since most people are already logged into their Facebook accounts, you’re also simplify their commenting experience. Anything that integrates with Facebook is called a “Facebook App”. First you’ll need to…

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 outputs a lot of markup you don’t need, like divs for .site-inner .wrap, .content-sidebar-wrap, .content, .entry …. We could remove the styling from those elements…