Genesis Framework powers over 200,000 websites

04 May 2011 comment icon0 | Categories: theme news

In amongst the comments in the Hypercritical Analysis of WordPress themes post over on WPCandy came an interesting stat from Brian Gardner of StudioPress.
Rough numbers indicate that a 1/4 million sites are running Genesis. I’d say that’s a stable environment to build for.
That’s a huge number in my opinion – especially as the framework has not been around as long as some of it’s competitors. We’ve made no secret of our love for the Genesis framework and it would seem that we’re not alone by those numbers 🙂
Go check it out today.

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Genesis Framework V1.6 Released

26 April 2011 comment icon0 | Categories: theme news

We’ve not posted a lot this month while we play around with some exciting new developments here at themesforge (more on that later this week) but we’ve popped up for air to let you know that Genesis 1.6 has officially been released. We’re big fans of the Genesis WordPress theme framework and it’s our framework of choice for WordPress themes these days.
Genesis 1.6 brings with it some nice new features:

Much easier Footer widget implementation – for ages we’ve been doing this the longer way via functions.php – now it’s down to 1 line of code which is super news
Custom Header Image – this is an interesting one. It will make child theme customisation much easier …

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Getting Started with the Genesis Framework Part 2 – Creating a custom homepage template

07 February 2011 comment icon13 | Categories: featured, tutorials

So when we left off with Part 1 of a Getting Started with the Genesis Theme Framework we had taken a look at some of the really basic building blocks of a Genesis child theme and had got you setup with a basic custom child theme. Now it’s time to take us a step forward. Let’s start with our website homepage. As you know most blogs follow a pretty standard layout format -usually a main content area and a single sidebar either to the left or the right of your main content (and most commonly to the right).
Well if you’re building a corporate website you will probably want to break out from that layout for …

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Getting Started with the Genesis Theme Framework – Part 1

16 January 2011 comment icon4 | Categories: tutorials

So we’ve been doing a lot of development work with the Genesis Framework from StudioPress over the past few months and I thought I’d share with you some of our experiences in the form of a Getting Started with Genesis tutorial series.
Over the series, we’ll bring you through the basics of creating your first Child theme. So Part 1 starts right now!
How do I setup my first Genesis WordPress child theme?
The first really really important thing to remember is that Genesis is like any other WordPress Parent/child theme relationship. You must have the parent Genesis theme installed before you build your first child theme. For now, we’ll assume you’ve got your hands on Genesis and …

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Theme Tip 11 – Must read Genesis Framework Tutorials

11 December 2010 comment icon3 | Categories: 24ways

Today we give you are comprehensive list of must read tutorials on the Genesis Theme Framework.

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