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All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 11 – Setup the Enterprise Pro Blog and Archive Pages

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We have just finished setting up the Genesis 2 Enterprise Pro Child Theme Front Page and now we need to set up a couple other pages. The first is our Archive pages. Let’s come back over to Genesis theme settings and scroll down to the content archives. You can choose to display either post content

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 10 – Setup the Enterprise Pro Front Page

Next in this Basics of Using Genesis 2 tutorial we are going to begin customizing Pages in the Enterprise Pro child theme. We are going to begin by setting up the Front Page and then we’ll set up the Blog and Archive Pages. When we installed Enterprise Pro we also talked about how it handled

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 9 – Setup the Enterprise Pro Footer

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We have the Genesis 2 Enterprise Pro Child Theme header all set up so the next thing we're going to do is set up the footer. And the footer is really easy to set up, at least at first. We’ll go to Appearance and Widgets and you can see that the footer has 3 widget

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 8 – Setup the Enterprise Pro Header

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We’ve set up the Site Layout in the Genesis 2 Enterprise Pro child theme and the next thing we're going to do is set up the header. We need to keep in mind that the header has these two sections and there are really 3 ways to lay it out. You can have the full

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 7 – Setup the Site Layout Using Theme Settings

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What we're going to do now is set up the Genesis 2 Enterprise Pro Child Theme site layout using the theme settings. So we're going to come back over here to Genesis theme settings and we're going to set the default layout to 2 column with sidebar on the right. Then we go back to

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 6 – Understanding the Parts of an Enterprise Pro Page

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Now that we’ve got the Genesis 2 Enterprise Pro Child Theme installed, the next thing I want to talk about are the elements of the Enterprise Pro page. We're going to start on a regular page of Enterprise Pro, we’ll go to the About page. It essentially has 4 elements. Actually, it has 5 elements

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 5 – Installing the Enterprise Pro Child Theme

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Now that we have Genesis 2 installed, the next thing we're going to do is install the Enterprise Pro Child Theme. But we're going to do that actually on a different site where Genesis is installed but not activated. Let’s come over to the dashboard and to Appearance and Themes. As I said since we're

How to Troubleshoot a Broken Site in Genesis with the Agency Theme

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In this session we demonstrate how to troubleshoot a broken site in Genesis with the Agency theme where there are no body classes assigned to the body tag. We update WordPress and Genesis but the body classes still do not exist and schedule a separate seminar to further explain how to troubleshoot this problem. Leah:

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 8 – Add a Pinterest Button to Bee Crafty

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In this session we show how to create Pinterest and Google+ buttons for the Bee Crafty theme social links menu. We demonstrate how to create the images, how to upload them and how to write the custom CSS that will make them display. Member: And you know, something you mentioned you were going to cover

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 7 – Setup the Blog Page Display

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We just showed how to set up and configure the home page in the Bee Crafty Theme but and in this session we show how to setup and configure the blog page. We talk about the default configuration and look at the various combinations of post content and post images that can be used on

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 6 – Setup the Home Page/Blog Page

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In this session we show how to setup and configure the Bee Crafty Theme home page and blog page. We talk about the default configuration where the home page displays the polaroids and the typical WordPress front page configuration where we set which categories of posts we want to show. We configure the user profile

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 5 – Configuring Navigation

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In this session we demonstrate how to configure the Navigation Menus of the Bee Crafty child theme for Genesis. Bee Crafty has some built in menu styles that can be applied to social networking links.  We discuss how to create the social links menu as well as other menu options. The next big thing to

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 4 – Customizing the Background

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In this session we demonstrate how to customize the background of the Bee Crafty child theme for Genesis. We show how to customize the background color and add tilable background image to make the site more unique. Not only can you customize the menu but you can also customize the background. I’m going to demonstrate

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 3 – Customizing the Header

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The Bee Crafty Theme allows for a couple of different header configurations.  We discuss those configurations and demonstrate how to use them.  We discuss the built in header areas and demonstrate how to add a custom header image.  We look at the PSD file that comes with the child theme and discuss how to create

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide – Part 2 – Image Sizes

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The Bee Crafty Theme is intended to display and showcase images. And now that we've installed the Bee Crafty theme, we're going to discuss the various image sizes available in the theme. First we discuss the standard WordPress image sizes and make recommendations about their sizes based on the column layout chosen.  Then we look

Bee Crafty Theme Quickstart Guide

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The Bee Crafty Child Theme for Genesis is a very highly customizable WordPress theme. It is designed for graphic intensive sites like craft sites, artist portfolio sites and photography sites. In this seminar we look at its various configuration options and demonstrate how to configure and customize it. We also take an indepth look at the use of images in the theme and make recommendations about image sizes.

Lesson 6 – Part 8 – Installing the Agency Child Theme

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The next thing we're going to do is download and install Agency. Actually, we've already downloaded it but now we're going to install the Agency Child Theme. Install the Agency Child Theme Installing the child theme is exactly the same thing as installing a regular theme. We just come back over to Appearance and Themes,

Lesson 6 – Part 6 – Why Use the Agency Child Theme

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The next thing we're going to do is talk about why we're using the Agency Child Theme with the Genesis theme in this series on building a business/professional website. Why Do We Use the Agency Child Theme? The first reason is because it has a small business orientation, that is it has a static front

Lesson 11 – Setup the Agency Home Page Using Plugins & Widgets

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In Lesson 11 of our Build a Professional Services Website using the Genesis theme and WordPress we set up the Agency child theme Home Page using plugins and widgets. We begin by talking about the Genesis/Agency Home Page, the typical page elements and home page elements and how to add the welcome message. Then we