If you have been considering the full package from StudioPress, now is the time to buy it! They're dropping the price of the StudioPress Pro Plus All-Theme Package for one week only, starting right now! I own this package and it's saved me so much money the past few years! Until this Friday, get all 42 StudioPress themes, 20 bonus themes, plus every child theme design they make and release in the future, for only $299.95. (Regular $399.95) Plus, you automatically get your StudioPress returning customer discount at checkout to save an additional 25% off the already killer bundled price. That’s
It doesn't get much better than free fonts. Add a reliable source like Google's font service with over 600 fonts to choose from, and the possibilities for pairings are endless! Since the launch of the Google fonts service, many of my developer friends and DIY WordPress friends have asked me how to use Google fonts in WordPress. The answer is so simple it may surprise you! In fact, there are multiple ways and they are all easy.When you're done with this post, you'll be empowered to beautify your own site with any font from Google fonts.
A friend asked me today to point her towards some help with adding ads and code to the end of her posts. She's using Genesis which makes this really simple for bloggers using the Simple Hooks plugin so I wanted to write up a quick post to show you all how to do this! Install Genesis Simple Hooks. Activate. Then head to Genesis/Simple Hooks. Scroll down to the section labeled Post/Page Hooks. At the bottom of this section is a box titled genesis_after_post_content Hook. This is where you'll put your ad code, php for manually inserting things like related posts, sharing icons, etc. If you wish to
A year or so ago, my friend, Angela England, and I were talking about finding a way to help bloggers redesign their sites without big upfront costs. While a professional blog makeover will always be worth paying for, there are people just starting out who may really like an existing theme, but long for different color options. Since we're both huge fans of StudioPress and their child themes for the Genesis Framework, we decided to start offering our own stylesheets for popular layouts. Meet: Blog By Number
For years now, blogs have pretty much looked the same... you had a header, usually a large one with a photo or logo going all the way across, content, and sidebars. You may have had the choice between left or right aligned sidebars, and maybe widgetized footers, but there weren't many DIY friendly themes for people who wanted to really change things up! Enter frameworks like Genesis and Headway, a plethora of plugins, and the multiple color and layout options many themes are coming with these days and you're able to create something beautiful, unique even, on your own!
I'm a huge fan of the Genesis framework and all the child themes from Studio Press! I'd even venture to say they're my favorite themes to use and modify so when a client asks for recommendations, I send them to StudioPress Themes for WordPress first. My only complaint about the framework thus far has been that some things can't be modified in the child theme, meaning you have to hunt down the function in the Genesis files. Then, when you upgrade Genesis your modifications get overwritten. The most popular thing I end up hunting down to change is the format of post excerpts on the front page... most