Genesis Simple FAQ plugin: Making a single FAQ list

Condensed instructions for WordPress power users Install the plugin. Go to Dashboard > Simple FAQs > Add new. Then use this shortcode [gs_faq] to display the FAQs. This is what the Genesis FAQ looks like using the sample theme. The styling will be different depending on the specific theme you use. In this first tutorial I … Read more

Genesis Portfolio Pro

This Genesis Portfolio Pro tutorial contains two videos. The first video shows you how to add a single portfolio to your site. The second video shows you how to add several Genesis Portfolio Pro portfolios to your site. In the first video I show you how to add one Genesis Portfolio Pro portfolio to your … Read more

Simple Social Icons Plugin

Simple Social Icons is a really simple plugin. You can download it from All you need to do is paste your social media page URLs in the relevant boxes. This plugin is used in most of the StudioPress demo sites. (This is an affiliate link 🙂   If you want to style the buttons use the … Read more

Images in StudioPress home page text widgets

If you look at the home pages of the StudioPress demo sites such as Altitude Pro you’ll see quite a lot of images. These images are displayed by WordPress in a variety of ways including… Featured images assigned to blog posts. The Genesis Featured page or post widget. A theme, or a widget area’s background … Read more

Icons used in StudioPress themes

There are two types of icons used in StudioPress themes…In this tutorial we are NOT dealing with the Simple Social Icons plugin. We’re just dealing with icons in text widgets, that use HTML code. Luckily, changing these icons is easy. These sites use icon code in text widgets… Altitude Pro Atmosphere Pro Remobile Pro You copy … Read more

Genesis eNews Extended and Mailchimp

How to set up a Mailchimp newsletter sign up box in a StudioPress theme. Please Note! You now need to include the https:// part of your mail chimp code when you paste your code into the eNews Extended plugin. Setting up Genesis eNews Extended and Mailchimp – a video tutorial with screen shots New to … Read more

Simple Sidebars Tutorial

This Simple Sidebars tutorial shows you how to add new sidebars to your Genesis or StudioPress site. We’re using the Simple Sidebars plugin by StudioPress. What you can, and can not do, using this Simple Sidebars Tutorial. You can make new sidebars and assign them to… Individual pages. Individual posts. Category archive listing pages. (Not … Read more

Simple URLs Tutorial

The Simple URLs plugin by StudioPress helps you make affiliate links shorter. And because you control the text in the link, you can make your outbound links easier to understand for your site visitors. A link that looks like this… Is made to look like this… After you install and activate the Simple URLs plugin … Read more

Simple Edits Tutorial – a StudioPress, Genesis plugin

This Simple Edits tutorial is about a StudioPress plugin, you must be using the Genesis Framework to use this plugin. You use Simple Edits to show information above and below your blog post, things like… The post author’s name. The date the post was uploaded. A link to more posts in the same category. A … Read more

Genesis Responsive Slider Tutorial

How to set-up up your Genesis Responsive Slider Plugin just the way you want it. Not all StudioPress themes have a built in slider, if yours does, read on. First install and activate the Genesis Responsive Slider Plugin If your Genesis based theme is not mobile responsive, use the Genesis slider. If you have a … Read more

Genesis featured post widget, a tutorial

Using the Genesis featured post widget. Some but NOT ALL StudioPress themes have widget areas in the body of the home page. Magazine Theme is a typical example. If your theme has one of these widgetized home page layouts, follow this tutorial to see how you set up the Genesis featured post widgets on … Read more