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Custom Sidebars

Part 5 – Example #2 Create a Widgetized Content Area on the Front Page

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In this final example for this Using Custom Sidebars in the Genesis Theme lesson we're going to see some of the more detailed things you can do with sidebars in the context of creating a content area on the front page. I think most of these Genesis child themes do not have any good indexable

Part 4 – Example #1 Create a 2 Column Widgetized Bottom Footer

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The second part of using custom sidebars in Genesis is the process of calling the sidebar which is what we just did. So that's the very simple method of adding a sidebar in Genesis. First, we wrote the code to register the custom sidebar and then we called the sidebar. And obviously it's been added

Part 3 – Insert Custom Sidebars in Genesis

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The second part of using custom sidebars in Genesis is the process of calling the sidebar. We did the first part where we wrote the code to register the sidebar and uploaded it to the side but when we refresh our page, it doesn't matter that we've got a registered sidebar, it's not showing up

Part 2 – Register Custom Sidebars in Genesis

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Now that you understand the way Genesis registers sidebars is a bit different from the typical WordPress way, let's start by registering a sidebar. We’re going to work in our custom-functions.php file. This is the one that we had at the end of the Introduction to Customizing Genesis with PHP seminar. First, let’s head over

Part 1 – Understanding WordPress Sidebars in Genesis

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Good evening everybody and welcome to this special seminar on Using Custom Sidebars in the Genesis theme. Tonight is the continuation of a series on Customizing Genesis Using PHP and it assumes that you saw the first lesson in this series, the Introduction to Customizing Genesis Using PHP, so I'm not going to cover ground

Lesson 4 – Using Custom Sidebars in Genesis

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This is the fourth lesson in our Customize Genesis Like a Pro video tutorial course but it's also the second lesson on how to customize the Genesis Theme using PHP.  This lesson focuses on everything you need to know about using Custom Sidebars in Genesis. We start by giving you an understanding of what they are and talk about