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
Yesterday, StudioPress released version 2.0 of its Minimum theme – a Genesis child theme, of course. As the version number implies, Minimum 2.0 has a predecessor: Minimum 1.0. StudioPress is currently updating a great deal of its child themes. The main goal of this operation is adding mobile responsive design to its themes. In some cases the design of the child theme also gets … [Read more...] about How to Add a Subscription Pop-up to StudioPress Minimum 2.0
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
The Genesis Framework by StudioPress is a WordPress theme framework offering a solid foundation for the development of child themes. With the Genesis Framework you can create your own child themes from scratch or use an existing Genesis child theme to leapfrog your project. StudioPress offers currently 46 child themes for its Genesis Framework. This review is based on the … [Read more...] about The Genesis Framework by StudioPress – A First Look
The customizations below are regarding the versions 1.1 and 1.2 of StudioPress (in)SPYR. An update covering version 1.5 and up is available here. Over at my Dutch blog wpZaken, I am using a slightly customized version of the StudioPress (in)SPYR theme – the Blue Base style to be exact. Yesterday, I wrote a post about setting-up the (in)SPYR Subscribe widget for Google Feed … [Read more...] about How to Add a Widgetized Footer to the StudioPress (in)SPYR Child Theme
The (in)SPYR Subscribe widget of the StudioPress (in)SPYR theme comes with instructions for the AWeber Subscription service. In this post I will show you how to set up the custom (in)SPYR Subscribe widget for use with Google Feedburner. Here at wilwebs.com, we are using a customized version of the StudioPress Streamline theme. For wpZaken.nl, the Dutch counterpart of … [Read more...] about How to setup StudioPress (in)SPYR with Google Feedburner Subscriptions