Elementor Tutorial: a Quick Start Guide

This Elementor tutorial is in two formats. Watch the video or scroll down for the text and images. In this Elementor Tutorial we’ll build a page like this… This Elementor tutorial is for WordPress. So I’m assuming you already have a WordPress website, you will also need… Elementor (free version) Fullwidth Page Templates ( free plugin) Make … Read more

Genesis Dambuster plugin basic settings

If you have the latest version of Genesis and a modern theme, you won’t need this plugin. A full width page option is now built into Genesis. Genesis Dambuster plugin makes your page full width and removes selected elements from your page, such as the post title or the navbar. The important facts… Your page … Read more

Beaver Builder Tutorial – The Basics

Beaver Builder links There are two versions of the Beaver Builder plugin and there is a Beaver Builder theme. Free Plugin | Premium Plugin (with loads of extras) I’ve made a set of Beaver Builder demo pages and some more tutorials on GenesisUser.com The Layout Grid: Beaver Builder tutorial step one The first step in … Read more

Genesis CSS learn how to tweak and customize your site

Genesis CSS: in a nut shell… Genesis CSS Tweaks By tweaking simple Genesis CSS code in an off-the-peg theme you can get a bespoke looking theme for not much more than an off-the-peg price. I’ve built a website that goes into detail explaining what I mean… Find Out More The ideal solution In an ideal … Read more

Cornerstone Content: a simple how to guide

What is Cornerstone Content – a quick overview… Cornerstone Content is similar to Flagship Content. Cornerstone Content is based around a hub PAGE, not a blog post. That connects or groups together all of your content on the topic covered by a specific keyword you want to rank for. Your Cornerstone Content page is the only page … Read more

StudioPress Core Skills

If you learn just a few basic skills you can make much more use of your StudioPress theme and your website. Basic WordPress training If you need basic WordPress training such as how to make web pages, blog posts and navigation bars etc. I highly recommend that you invest in a lifetime membership to the … Read more

Strong Testimonials Plugin – The Basics

In this tutorial I add a testimonials box to the After Entry widget area. This will display below all single blog posts. The testimonials contain a link to a page that displays all of my testimonials one above another. Strong Testimonials plugin has a lot of options, if you just want to display a few … Read more

Getting Google Fonts code for a Genesis child theme

In this video and tutorial I’m going to show you how I got the Google Fonts code I needed to change the fonts that are used in the Parallax Pro theme. First choose your fonts There are hundreds of Google fonts available. Luckily Rafal Tomal, the designer at CopyBlogger, has made a free eBook with … Read more

Sticky Header or Menu in Genesis

Adding a sticky header or menu in Genesis using the plugin: Sticky Menu (or Anything!) on Scroll The Problem If you have a long scrolling page you might worry that users will not want to scroll back to the navbar at the top of the page. And if they can’t see your navbar they could … Read more

List of plugins used in StudioPress themes

Which plugins do you need?

To find your theme, press ctrl + F on your keyboard. then type the name of your theme into the search box.

Please note!

StudioPress themes will be changing dramatically from June 8th 2021. Please read this updated information about StudioPress themes.

This is a list of the plugins used in the StudioPress theme demo sites…

We’re only dealing with themes designed by StudioPress. Not third party themes.

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Customizing the WordPress Query

Using the WordPress loop to display just one category on the home page In this tutorial we set the home page to display our latest posts. Then we use a code snippet, provided by Bill Erickson (WordPress developer), to force the home page to only display posts from one category. Only do this if you’ve … Read more

Simple Hooks tutorial, Genesis hooks the easy way.

There are two Simple Hooks videos on this page. The first video is a short guide, the second one goes in to a bit more detail. The simple hooks plugin only works on the Genesis Framework. Using Simple Hooks – a short guide. Install Simple Hooks plugin. Find the hook you want to use. Type … Read more

Genesis Grid Loop Tutorial

In this Genesis Grid loop tutorial you will learn how to configure all of the basic settings. So, what is the Genesis grid loop, what does it look like? See the image below… This is the code we will be editing in this Genesis grid loop tutorial. In the StudioPress theme I’m using for this … Read more

Genesis Framework widget areas (how to add them)

Be careful when adding Genesis framework widget areas. If you damage a PHP file your website will stop working and all you will be able to see is a white screen. So you need to access, replace or repair your PHP files using FTP. Do not try edit any PHP files until you can use … Read more