How to Install Genesis Child theme on WordPress

How to Install Genesis Child theme on WordPressI read many queries on How to install genesis child theme on WordPress so I decide to provide a tutorial on How to Install Genesis Child theme on WordPress with easy steps.Do you know the genesis theme is widely used by WordPress developers because of its feature.Genesis is one of the best-selling the framework which is used by professionals.

Sometimes designer and developer doesn’t provide the tutorial to install the child theme on WordPress, but not everyone knows how to install WordPress themes especially genesis child themes.Few of them are doctors, lawyers and from other professions who are not friendly with WordPress or any other CMS.

Installing the child theme of genesis is look complicated because new bloggers confuse on a theory that how can a framework install through the theme installation option.

Steps to Install Genesis Child theme

Here is the tutorial to install the Genesis child theme on your WordPress site with easy steps.

Install Genesis Framework

First you have to install the framework of Genesis then you can install the Genesis child theme.

Step 1: Download the framework and your child theme.

The first step is to purchase the Genesis framework and it’s child theme.Go to My studio press and purchased the Genesis Framework from here.You can see the different child themes on this page so select a child theme and clink on the buy button then .ZIP files will available for download, Download these files on your local disk.

How to Install Genesis Child theme on WordPress

Step 2: Upload and install the framework.

In the second step, users have to open the WordPress site dashboard to upload Genesis theme Framework.After you successfully open your WordPress dashboard follow these steps.

⦁ Navigate to Appearance >> Themes
⦁ Click on the Add New button
⦁ Click on the Upload Theme
⦁ Click on the Choose File button
⦁ Select the Genesis zip file from your local hard-disk.
⦁ Click on the Install Now button
⦁ Then click Activate

Now you have successfully installed the Genesis framework on your WordPress site.To confirm the installation you can see your current theme by open the “Theme option”.

How to Install Genesis Child theme on WordPress

Step 3.Upload and Install Genesis Child Theme

The Third step is similar to the second step, in third step users have to open the WordPress site dashboard to upload Genesis child theme which you have just purchased with Genesis framework.After you successfully open your WordPress dashboard follow these steps.

⦁ Navigate to Appearance >> Themes
⦁ Click on the Add New button
⦁ Click on the Upload Theme
⦁ Click on the Choose File button
⦁ Select the Genesis Child theme zip file from your local hard-disk.
⦁ Click on the Install Now button
⦁ Then click Activate

Did you notice that the process of installing Genesis framework and Installing Genesis child theme was same?It is because to work perfectly Genesis child theme needs parent theme, so it is essential to install parent theme A.K.A Genesis framework before installing the child theme.

Customize your theme

Now you have to customize your Genesis theme.If you were using another theme then you face the problem related to the layout of the website.

Set Your Widgets

Whenever users install the Genesis theme on all the existing Widgets automatically move to header widgets so you see the problem of having many widgets in the header area.To fix this issue open Widget option from the dashboard and move existing widgets to the primary sidebar.

Change Colors

Now if you don’t like Genesis default color so you can change the colors from the CSS, but if you’re not friendly with CSS then Download the Genesis Design Palette Pro plugin.This plugin changes the colors of your WordPress site’s layout.

Keep in Mind

There is the only thing which you have to keep in your mind that don’t even thing about installing the child theme first before installing te Genesis framework, always install the Genesis Framework (A.K.A Parent Theme) before the child theme.If you do this mistakes then the layout of your website everything becomes messy and you can’t see the genesis theme on your blog.

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