Genesis Custom Stylesheet – How to Add

How to add your own Genesis Custom Stylesheet Tip: you can go directly to the Summary steps on how to add Genesis Custom Stylesheet. When I say Genesis Custom Stylesheet, I specifically mean adding your own .css file to your Genesis child theme.As you know, Genesis Framework (theme) is the base or core theme which is […]

Genesis Favicon – How to Change

When I talk about the Genesis Favicon, I of course mean the favicon for the child theme. Genesis Framework is the parent or underlying base theme for WordPress.  Genesis themes are premium quality WordPress themes from StudioPress. Genesis Framework must work with a Genesis Child theme of your choice.  If you need to know more […]

WordPress Checklist and Housekeeping

This WordPress Checklist is to cover some of the other WordPress things you will want to take care off at some stage.  We all tend to add a plugin here, a widget there, an avatar, etc.  – all done as it occurs to us and over some period of time.  It can get a bit […]

WP Super Cache Settings

WP Super Cache plugin comes highly recommended but unfortunately the WP Super Cache Settings are not always straightforward. I shall not go into the technical details of what a cache plugin does for your WordPress site.  (Honestly, I couldn’t get into the technical details even if I wanted to!)  Sufficient for our purposes to say that […]

bloglovin

My mini bloglovin post today is short and sweet.  As part of verifying this here is truly my blog, (and ahem, to tell you to love blogloving and follow me with Bloglovin) – I have to show you this link: Follow my blog with Bloglovin as part of the verification process. “What is Bloglovin you say?” I […]

External links in new window or not?

I had no idea that there were such strong feelings over this seemingly innocuous topic of whether to open external links in new window (or tab). This controversy was brought to my attention by Abbey Wilkins of Pretty Good Design.  (Thanks Abbey!) Since then I have read a number of articles on this topic (some […]

LOVE Genesis Themes for WordPress

Right off the bat, I declare my love for Genesis and I boastfully declare that the Genesis links below are affiliate links. It doesn’t mean I love Genesis because I am an affiliate but rather I love Genesis Themes so much, I HAD to be come an affiliate.   Did you hear me?  LUUUURVE Genesis Themes […]

Change WordPress Avatar or Gravatar

“How do I change WordPress Avatar?” was the question that popped out of my mouth this morning when I saw myself as the mysterious “Mystery Man”! As a brilliant start to my day, I received comments on this new baby site for Genesis WordPress Theme – why preferred!  And of course I just had to […]

Comment Author link to Open in New Window

Comment Author link in WordPress, by default, opens up in the SAME WINDOW.  That is such a No-No!  Your visitors leave your site as soon as they click the Comment Author’s link! This was brought to my attention when I received my first (lovely) comment from Jupiter Jim on my 10-day old site, right here. […]

Jetpack Plugin by WordPress.com – Setup

You may be wondering if you should even install the Jetpack Plugin by WordPress.com. I did mention in my article “WordPress Theme can affect Plugins Needed” that there are strong voices out in the WordPress world who would advise against the use of this otherwise seemingly wonderful Jetpack plugin.  I myself was iffy for a […]