Generate

Thank you for using the Genesis Framework by StudioPress and selecting the Generate theme. Following are the instructions for setting up your site to resemble the Generate theme demo.


Generate screenshot

If you have any trouble, please fill out the contact form for assistance.

You may wish to have the Generate theme demo open, for reference, while setting up your theme.

In this tutorial you will find:
How to Configure the Generate Box
How to Truncate Posts
How to Change the Header/Logo

How to Configure the Generate Box

The Generate Box is a “Generate Box” widget area using a text widget to display what you see on the demo site.

Below is the code that we used in a text widget for the demo site:

<p><img src="/wp-content/themes/generate/images/generatebox-badge.png" alt="" class="alignright" /></p>
<p>Join over 155,000 people who get free and fresh content delivered automatically<br />
each time we publish. Your privacy and email address are safe with us!</p>
<form>
< --- please substitute your form code here -- >
<input type="text" value="Enter your email address..." onfocus="if(this.value=='Enter your email address...'){this.value=''}" onblur="if(this.value==''){this.value='Enter your email address...'}"  />
<input type="submit" value="Sign Up" />
</form>

This form code was designed for use with Feedburner. If you are using Aweber, please see this plugin. You can also use the Enews and updates plugin, or paste in the form code from your newsletter service provider.

The banner area is the title on the text widget. Fill in the title area for the banner graphic to show.

Generate box PSDs

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How to Truncate Posts

Insert the “More” tag into those posts where you want the content to cut off on the main page.

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How to Change the Header/Logo

You can upload a 400 x 100px logo under Appearance -> Header.

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Congratulations! You are now ready to begin adding content and personal touches to your new Generate and Genesis powered website. If you run into any problems along the way or have questions, please fill out the contact form and let us know how we can help.