How To Customize Genesis WordPress Theme – Part I

This is the first post in a series on how to customize the Genesis premium theme. I recently installed the Genesis premium theme from Studiopress and have been experimenting with customizing it. I would be sharing on what all was tried and what results did it yield. One basic tip to remember is to always use the Genesis Child theme instead of making changes directly in the Genesis framework Customizing the Sidebar The default sidebar that comes with Genesis is empty. You just have a primary widget space and it….. Read More

Customize Plugin Order Below WordPress Posts Using Add_Filter

There are a number of wordpress plugins available today that would display some particular content at the bottom of your wordpress posts. These plugins could be anything ranging from subscription options for your blog, sharing links for the post OR a plugin to display related posts to the existing post. Once you enable the requisite plugins, you would see the various outputs appearing at the bottom of every post. As an example, for the post on call to action button, the following snapshot show the information displayed by the plugins….. Read More

WordPress Read More And Excerpt Customization Tips

If you are a blogger on wordpress or an avid blog reader, you would appreciate the importance of post excerpts in wordpress which provide you with a small abstract of the post text ( typically the first few lines of the post ). The excerpt is followed by a hyper link which says something like “Read More” or “Continue Reading”. As a blogger, you would not expect a reader to go to each individual post and have a look at the same for information. Rather, the reader might like a….. Read More