September 27, 2015 at 1:50 pm #16462
I would like to have 5 Welcome Features instead of 3. Can someone explain how to do this?September 28, 2015 at 10:30 am #16479kronosCustomer
5 in a row?
You’d have to create 2 new widgets (do a search on how to create a widget in Genesis). Then add them to the home.php template in the same way as the current 3. Just copy/paste and rename them to the new widget names.
Don’t forget you’ll need to add your css for the new widgets as well as adjust the other 3 that already exist.September 28, 2015 at 2:42 pm #16487
Do the two widgets need to be created from scratch, since it’s basically duplicating the other 3 widgets?
I googled it and most tutorials are about creating a widget area, not a widget.September 28, 2015 at 3:19 pm #16488
This is not easily done unless you are comfortable with the basic Geneis process (codes). You have to register the new widget, and also create or modify the CSS so they display correctly.
IF you want to change it from three “welcome” features to more, that will be some work.
IF you just want to have them “stacked” you simply add more widgets to that “container” area.
If you have looked at the tutorials on several sites you likely have an idea of what is involved to change the theme to a modified theme.
Let me suggest that you can as an alternative, use the “welcome wide” or the “home feature 3” areas and use the column classes (use five of them) and you can easily put five things there.September 28, 2015 at 3:39 pm #16489
However, I just remembered you can’t use column classes in this theme to make “5”.
Due to the grid layout, Genesis drops support of the fifths class family (one-fifth, two-fifths, three-fifths, and four-fifths). This is logical since the grid that Genesis adopts is from Twitter Bootstrap, and they didn’t include it. Since the Bootstrap grid was based on 12 columns, fifths does not naturally “fit” within the grid. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are equally divisible into 12.
Three, Four, or Six will work. Changing to allow 5 will cause all sorts of trouble with the theme. WARNING adding the “column classes” from Genesis you can get off some of the sites and adding it to the CSS in your theme (tacking it on) will get you the WSOD.
Five columns is getting small for a home page. Three or four are better. It depends what you are putting in there.September 28, 2015 at 4:01 pm #16491
Holy cow, I did it! I can’t believe it.
One last question. The two new widgets aren’t mobile responsive like the first 3 are. Do you know where I would go to fix this? Thanks!
Used this great article to make two more widgets.September 28, 2015 at 4:22 pm #16492
You have to add code to the CSS to make them proper sized (1/5 each)…below this part:
Add To Media Queries – @media only screen and (max-width: 767px)
The original container area is currently divided for three. You will need to add the two new and change the percentage for the width.September 28, 2015 at 4:56 pm #16493
Thanks! All fixed. I actually can’t believe I was able to do it! 🙂
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