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How to Setup the Featured Tabs Widget in your Genesis Child Themes?

Genesis framework is by far one of the best framework for WordPress platform. many small and big companies are now using Genesis framework for setting up their websites. If you can customize and optimize as per your requirements, from the child themes that available under Genesis framework then your site not will not only have an edge over your competitors but it will fulfill your requirement without much investment into it.

Featured Tabs Widget is a great addition to the StudioPress resource. Here is a demo of Featured Tabs.

Follow these steps, if you want to display a featured tabs section on your homepage:

1) Create Blog Posts first under different category and upload image/images corresponding to each blog post.

2) Download Genesis Tabs Widget plugin. You can either upload the plugin via FTP or go to Plugins->Add New and search for Genesis Tabs and then Install and Activate the plugin.

3) Once you are done with the activation of the plugin, go to Appearance->Widgets section of your wordpress Dashboard and drag and drop the Genesis-Tabs widget to the Home Top widget area.

4) Now you need to configure the widget, you can select upto 8 categories of your choice, each category you choose will represent a single tab in your site which in turn will display the latest post respective to that category.

5) After the categories are selected, Click on Featured Image and set the image size you wish to display, usually it is set to 150X220

6) Then set the Image Alignment

7) Click on Show Post Title to display the title of your post.

8) If you want to include the author name, post date for your posts, check the Show Post Info box.

9) Next, select Show Content Limit from Content Type and Limit Content to any characters of your choice.

10) Click on Save and you are done with the configuration of Featured Tabs widget.

The Featured Tab widget is an excellent solution to emphasize many categories at the same space thereby performing space management at the same time.

By MITHU SARKAR;

About Mithu Sarkar

Mithu is a Blogger and Digital Marketing Evangelist functioning independently since April 2010. She specializes in search engine optimization, social media marketing, media buying, content strategy, online brand building & alliance, analytics engineering. In past couple of years, she has successfully helped many e-commerce startups and celebrities to launch and establish their online brand and catapult their brand reputation from nowhere to somewhere.

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