Genesis Framework

Genesis Framework & Full Site Editing

Is there a place for the Genesis Framework in a full site editing world?

Full site editing is coming to WordPress…eventually. StudioPress recently announced an open beta for Genesis Block Theme, which is an early rendition of what will eventually become a full site editing theme. That’s sparked some conversation and questions that inspired this post. First, some context: WordPress 5.7 is tentatively scheduled to land in March 2021 […]

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An Introduction to Genesis Blocks and Genesis Custom Blocks

Howdy! StudioPress recently released two free plugins to the WordPress.org repository: Genesis Blocks and Genesis Custom Blocks. Based on discussions I’ve seen on the Genesis Facebook group and in GenesisWP Slack, there’s some confusion and maybe I can help clear things up as well as share how you can use these two plugins to take

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A New Era for the Genesis Framework: Recapping the Biggest Changes and How to Work with Them

It’s been roughly one year since WP Engine acquired StudioPress, the makers of the Genesis Framework. There’s been a lot of forward progress, but it may have left some people feeling unsure about how to work with Genesis or best take advantage of new features In this post, I’d like to talk about some of

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An Introduction to Block-Based Homepages with Genesis Framework

StudioPress recently released Revolution Pro, the first Genesis child theme to sport a block-based homepage. If you’ve been around StudioPress and Genesis (or heck, just WordPress) for awhile, you’re familiar with the concept of a widgetized front page. Widgets weren’t really ideal as a layout tool, but they made it possible for theme developers to

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Announcement: Utility Pro Theme No Longer Available For Sale

I’ll dive right into the news and then give you a little more of the backstory: The Utility Pro Theme is no longer available for sale. If you currently have an active license, don’t worry. You still have access to our same great support team (thank you, Ginger Coolidge!). After five years of creating, maintaining,

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