Welcome to this tutorial on how to create a magazine style blog with Genesis. I have received a lot of questions regarding how to make a magazine style blog and I reconned that it was a good time to dedicate a video tutorial to this topic.
In this video tutorial, I explain all the steps to create a clean and professional blog in a magazine layout using the Genesis Framework and a Magazine Pro child theme. I cover all the basics and the required steps and I provide you with an understanding of the framework to create your own customized blog in the future.
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In order to follow this tutorial you need:
1. A Hosting Account
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2. Genesis Framework & Magazine Pro Child Theme
In this tutorial I use the Genesis Framework in combination with the Magazine Pro child theme, without these you will not be able to follow this tutorial.
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3. Sample Posts and Images
To fully explain the power of the Genesis Framework and the Magazine Pro theme I use sample blog posts, I want to give you a full understanding without requiring you to write posts first.
I know how hard it is to write your first blog posts and if you see your own customized blog with sample posts, I am sure you will be more motivated to change the sample’s for real posts!
Of course, you are free to use your own images and blog posts, you can always refer back to this tutorial to get more information. You can download the images and sample posts below.
Check out the video below
Good luck with following this tutorial and let me know if you have any questions! Thanks for being awesome and good luck with your new blog!
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