Download Free Minimal Genesis WordPress Child Theme


Looking to Download a Free WordPress Theme for Genesis? Grab Nominal from Github

Nominal has a less is more approach. The Minimal child theme expresses everything you’re about, with very little effort.

Custom Header
Custom Featured Images
Footer Widget
HTML5 Markup
Mobile Responsive
Threaded Comments
Previous and Next Post
Landing Page

Again – this minimal Genesis Theme – Nominal – is free.

How to Build Your First Genesis Child Theme


I’ve been interested in Genesis for years, have built multiples sites on it, but have never really developed my own theme. I’ve tweaked other themes, even modified them to look completely different, but now I am going to build my own theme. I am not sure what I’ll call it yet, but it’ll be free, will be minimal, and won’t be heavy.

Building Your First Genesis Child Theme: What are the Necessary Files?

Let’s just start here.

Subdomain vs New Domain: Which is Better for SEO?

In case you are not interested in reading, here is the conclusion: Based on past analytics and Google updates, a subdomain on a well branded domain is better than a new domain. The subdomain will have the links and the branded domain. Plus, a subdomain will protect the site from future updates (many of the past updates have targeted less well-known domains with fewer links).

*Not in consideration is subdirectories. That is a completely different topic. 

Final Assessment: Google Analytics Platform Principles

I missed a question, and it drove me crazy until I got it right. If you are wondering about the correct answers for the Final Assessment, here you go.

What are the four main components of the Google Analytics platform? (select all that apply)


The tracking code in Google Analytics: (select all that apply)

connects data to your specific Google Analytics account
sends data back to your Google Analytics account for reporting
identifies new and returning users

Which Analytics tracking technology would you use to collect how users interact with a web-connected ticket kiosk?