Genesis Explained is now up-to-date for Genesis 2.9, which was released in mid-March.
Nick Croft, the writer of Genesis Explained, follows closely along with the development of Genesis. Nick has made many contributions to the Genesis core, so when something changes, you can be sure it'll be included in the next version of Genesis Explained.
This update contains a whole new chapter called "Genesis Config and On Boarding Explained", plus lots of code updates. If you haven't see the new onboarding process in Genesis, it really does make life much easier. Click here to watch an intro video on the WPEngine site.
About Genesis Explained
Genesis Explained is a developer's guide to the Genesis Framework for WordPress.
Genesis is a powerful theme framework which empowers you to quickly and easily build incredible websites with WordPress.
Whether you're a novice or advanced developer, Genesis provides the secure and search-engine-optimized foundation that takes WordPress to places you never thought it could go.
This book is over 300 pages long and is up-to-date for Genesis 2.9, the latest and greatest version of the Genesis Framework.
If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you!
What You’ll Learn
You'll master the Genesis Framework through practical examples, simple explanations, and expert advice. This book approaches Genesis from a developer's perspective. You'll learn to work with powerful parts of the Genesis Framework, including actions, filters, functions, and classes.
Please note: This is not a book for beginners. This book assumes you are familiar with WordPress and have a basic knowledge of PHP, HTML, and CSS.
How to Buy Genesis Explained
Paperback copies of Genesis Explained are available on Amazon, which also sells the Kindle version.
Ebook copies are available to OSTraining Book Club members in PDF, EPUB and MOBI formats.
Table of Contents
- Genesis Explained
- Getting Started with Genesis
- The Genesis Framework Explained
- Genesis Actions Explained
- Genesis Framework Actions Explained
- Genesis Filters Explained
- Genesis Framework Filters Explained
- Genesis Filters with Arrays Explained
- Genesis Functions Explained
- Genesis Formatting and General Functions Explained
- Genesis Image, Markup and Options Functions Explained
- Genesis Widgetize and Layout Functions Explained
- Genesis Classes Explained
- Genesis Breadcrumb and Meta Boxes Classes Explained
- Genesis Sanitization and Script Loader Classes Explained
- Genesis Customizer Class Explained
- Genesis Actions and Filters in Classes Explained
- Genesis Admin Overview Explained
- Genesis Admin Class Explained
- Genesis Admin Boxes, Form and Basic Classes Explained
- Genesis Config and On Boarding Explained
- How to Recover a Crashed Genesis Site
- How to Create Page Templates in Genesis
- How to Version Your Genesis Style Sheet
- How to Add a Widget Area to Genesis
- How to Change the Content Limit in Genesis
- How to Load a New Section on Specific Pages
- How to Build a Genesis Plugin
- How to Build a WordPress Admin Page with Genesis
- How to Change the Gallery Post Format Output
- How to Use Custom Fields in Genesis
About the Author
Nick Croft is a very early adopter of Genesis. He worked in the support forums as a volunteer and eventually as a paid part-timer. He went on to work as a full-time support person for StudioPress before moving on to working as a developer for the people who build Genesis. Even before he literally wrote the book, he wrote the figurative book on Genesis. Nick is also a core contributor to Genesis and has multiple, popular Genesis plugins.