Home Page Configuration

Please see screenshots below which demonstrate how the homepage widgets have been configured.

Header Right:

Note, that there is no title used.  Custom text has been added which includes the links to social media.  Here is the full text/code used (be sure to customize the items highlighted in orange:

[codebox 1]

 

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Home Slider Widget

In order to use this widget you will first need to download the Genesis Responsive Slider Plugin.  Be sure to configure the Slider Settings (view demo slider settings) and then drag the widget into place.
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Home Top Widget Area

This demo has three Featured Post Widgets placed in the Home Top Widget Area.  The widgets will fill right individually like a grid.  Each Featured Post Widget only has ONE post displayed! If you choose to display more than one post they will fill down vertically and not horizontally.   The widget is configured with a featured image sized of 285 x 100, showing Post and Title with a CONTENT LIMIT of 170 characters.  *IMPORTANT*  If you choose to display more than 170 characters you may need to make an adjustment in the style.css to the height of the following area:

[codebox 2]

Also note that for the look of this demo NO text has been entered in the “More Text” section under the content limit.  Instead This widget is set to feature a specific category and has opted to “Show Category Archive Link” and the leading text has been entered there.
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Call To Action

This widget has been configured using a standard Text Widget.  Here is the text/code used:

[codebox 3]
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Home Middle Widget Area

This demo has three Featured Post Widgets placed in the Home Middle Widget Area. The widgets will fill right individually like a grid. Each Featured Post Widget only has ONE post displayed! If you choose to display more than one post they will fill down vertically and not horizontally. The widget is configured with a featured image sized of 285 x 100, showing Post and Title with a CONTENT LIMIT of 170 characters. *IMPORTANT* If you choose to display more than 170 characters you may need to make an adjustment in the style.css to the height of the following area:

[codebox 4]

Also note that for the look of this demo NO text has been entered in the “More Text” section under the content limit. Instead This widget is set to feature a specific category and has opted to “Show Category Archive Link” and the leading text has been entered there.

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Home Twitter Widget Area

This uses the Genesis-Latest Tweets Widget. Configurations shown below:
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Home Bottom Widget Area

This widget is using the Instapress Plugin which you will need to download and install. The plugin settings page will take you through an Instagram authorization process. Once you have completed that drag the widget into place and configure as shown below to achieve the look from the demo.
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Footer Widget Areas

The footer widgets are using simple standard widgets that do not need configuring. Just choose the options to your liking when presented. Of course you can use ANY widget in these and any widget area!
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