For some time already, I had been thinking about adding a static homepage to this website. In which case, a magazine like front page would be the most obvious choice, since Wilwebs.com is a blog. The post about the Dynamik Skins was an excellent opportunity to try the BlogPress skin. Generally, all Dynamik skins offer a pre-customized layout and styling. And BlogPress offers a … [Read more...] about Prototyping with Genesis and Dynamik – A Redisign
Dynamik Website Builder
In the Dynamik Website Builder Review, we walked through the Dynamik Settings and touched some of the Dynamik Design options. At the end of that post, we had a look at the Export tab, where we exported our work as a Dynamik Skin, and as a Genesis child theme. Besides exporting your work as a skin, you can also import skins. In this post we will have a closer look at Dynamik … [Read more...] about Dynamik Skins – Speedup the design of your Genesis website
It is already over two years ago that we had a first look at the Dynamik Website Builder. That was shortly after the initial release. The current version is 1.7.1, so an up-to-date Dynamik Website Builder Review is definitely justified. The Dynamik Website Builder, or Dynamik for short, is a product of Cobalt Apps. Just like the Genesis Extender, which has been reviewed here … [Read more...] about Dynamik Website Builder Review
When you have created one or more Genesis child themes with the Dynamik Website Builder, you will have noticed that these themes have only one color scheme; the default one. Of course, that is okay when you are creating a website for a project of your own, or even when it is for a customer. However, this is a limitation when you are considering creating Genesis child themes … [Read more...] about How to add Color Schemes to a Genesis Child Theme created with the Dynamik Website Builder
A few days ago, a WordPress user new to the Genesis Framework asked me whether it is possible to display tailored secondary menus on specific pages. All pages on the website should get the same primary menu and – besides a few exceptions – the same secondary navigation menu. The exceptions should get their own specific, secondary menu. In this post I am going to show you how … [Read more...] about Create Conditional Navigation Menus with Genesis Extender or the Dynamik Website Builder
The Dynamik Website Builder has just been promoted to my number #1 WordPress theme framework – right next to Genesis. Dynamik allows you to create custom page layouts and add custom styling to these layouts without the need to code. But of course, when you have read The Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis – A First Look, you already knew that. What you probably also know is … [Read more...] about Create Your Own Genesis Child Theme with the Dynamik Website Builder – without Coding!
The first quarter of this year, I became in interested in WordPress theme frameworks. The biggest advantage of a framework is that it provides a tool to build a WordPress site from scratch, without much coding – or no coding at all. In order to get a grip on this topic, I started with some stock-taking. Since I did not have the time to examine all 40+ frameworks, I condensed … [Read more...] about What is the Best WordPress Theme Framework for You?
You will probably agree with me that the guys over at Catalyst are a bunch of productive super-geeks. Last week they released the Genesis Extender, a plugin that makes it really easy to customize any Genesis child theme. And last summer, they brought Dynamik, a highly customizable child theme of their flagship the Catalyst Framework, to Genesis Framework. This Dynamik Website … [Read more...] about Catalyst with Dynamik versus the Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis – What is the Best Option?
This summer, Catalyst released the Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis. With the Dynamik Website Builder it is possible to create your own Genesis child theme from scratch, simply by pointing and clicking – without coding. Last week, Catalyst released the Genesis Extender plugin. This plugin adds a lot of the functionality of the Dynamik Website Builder to any Genesis child … [Read more...] about Customize Any Genesis Child Theme With The Genesis Extender Plugin
In the series of WordPress Frameworks, we continue with the Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis Review. The Dynamik Website Builder – also dubbed DWB and Dynamik – is a creation of Eric Hamm. Yes, that is right, the same guy who also created the Catalyst Framework. Technically, the Dynamik Website Builder is a Genesis child theme. In an earlier post, the question "Is it a … [Read more...] about The Dynamik Website Builder for Genesis – A First Look