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How to Install Genesis Framework and Child Themes on WP Blog?

You all might not be aware of what a WordPress or other words used above in the heading are?  You need not to worry about it as we are going to explain you from the scratch.
WordPress is a website from where you can purchase a domain or a blog. Let’s not get into further detail and move forward and talk about other terms used. 

Framework 

This is basically a term which is used to describe a highly functional parent theme. This contains the main features including schema, sidebars, nested comments etc.

Child theme

This cannot be explained properly at the moment but to remember just take this as a thing which can overlay on the parent theme.
Taking both the terms in other way, we can say that framework is like bones on human body whereas the child theme can be considered as the skin. Both has their own importance and both are required to be installed on WordPress blog. For child theme to be installed, it is important to install Genesis framework. There are different ways to install but we are going to install in the easiest way. All you need to do is to follow the step we have mentioned below.

Step # 1- Installation of Genesis Framework

  • Firstly, Enter your WordPress dashboard.
  • Then Navigate to Appearance -> Themes.
  • Now click on the Add New button towards the top of the screen.
  • Click on the Upload Theme button towards the top of the screen.
  • Click on the Choose File button.
  • Select the Genesis zip file from your local computer.
  • Click on the Install Now button
  • In the end, click Activate
  • Installation of framework is complete.

Genesis Framework

Step # 2- Installation of Child Theme

  • Enter your WordPress dashboard
  • Navigate to Appearance -> Themes
  • Click on the Add New button towards the top of the screen
  • Click on the Upload Theme button towards the top of the screen
  • Click on the Choose File button
  • Select the child theme zip file from your local computer
  • Click on the Install Now button
  • Then click Activate
  • Installation of child theme is complete.

 

Genesis Child Theme, Child Theme

Read the steps above and note that the steps to install were the same and this makes the installation process easier for you. Be careful when entering captcha.
Remember never to install Genesis framework after installing child theme as this would not work.

About Shaharyar Afzal

Shaharyar is the Founder, CEO, and full-on Evangelist for SEOrex and BloggingRex. He is a SEO Expert and Web Developer. Shaharyar is a firm and passionate believer in user experience and the building of community.

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