This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.
So, I spoke at WordCamp Nashville today and I had an absolute blast! The other sessions were very informative, I especially enjoyed learning about some tools for debugging plugins and themes. My session was the last one in the developer track. You can download my boilerplate widget code using the nice, giant green button on [...]
I’m excited to say I’ve been invited to speak at this weekend’s WordCamp here in Nashville. I’ll be speaking on Building Your First Widget and giving away from boilerplate code here on my site to get you started with building your first widget. I’ll also post my slides here after Saturday’s talk. I hope anyone [...]
There’s a great breakdancing move called 6-step. If you’ve seen breakdancing, you’ve probably seen this before, but, like me, didn’t know what to call it. Basically, the dancer supports himself on his arms while moving his feet around in a circle. It’s great for getting momentum and launching other moves. Why do I bring this [...]