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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

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 4 – Installing Genesis for the First Time

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We're going to move on in this Learn All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 video series to installing Genesis 2. Installing it is just like installing any other theme. When you log in to your account it takes you to your dashboard here and then inside of your dashboard you can see the recently

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 3 – Which Genesis 2 Child Themes are Suitable for Small Business Websites?

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Now that you know how Genesis 2 child themes work let's talk about the three different types of child themes. From my perspective, there are those that are suitable for blogging only, there are those that are suitable for small business websites and there are specialty themes. If you're not a beginner then the distinction

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 2 – Understanding how Child Themes Work in Genesis 2

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In my discussion of the benefits of Genesis 2 I've thrown out this word "child themes". Most of you know what that means but for those of you who are new to WordPress and Genesis, a child theme is a theme that requires another theme to operate. Child Themes build on or modify the parent

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2 – Part 1 – The Benefits of Using Genesis 2 for a Small Business Website

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I spend most of my time on BYOBWebsite teaching people how to build small business websites, not blogs or personal websites. I teach people who are generally trying to make money off of their website either through getting new customers, new clients, new leads or selling their products. So the first question I think we

All the Basics of Using Genesis 2

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Here you will learn about the benefits of using Genesis Theme 2 for a small business website and how Genesis and Child Themes work. We also cover which Child Themes are suitable for small business websites. Then we delve into the specifics of using Genesis from installing it for the first time to setting up the layout and each of the Pages. If you are new to Genesis 2 this seminar is perfect for you.

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