Category: Genesis

How To Remove Comment Form Allowed Tags

HTML5

One of the first things I noticed when converting my Genesis child theme from XHTML to HTML 5 was the changes to the comment form. By default, WordPress includes comment form allowed tags in the source code.

The problem I have found with these tags is that they can attract spam comments which include HTML links.

This may have something to do with the fact the source code for the comments form includes code which can be easily scanned by link posting spam bots.

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How To Add a 2nd Meta Box for a Different Featured Image

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a custom field with meta box using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. This is one of the best ways to add a second featured image or post thumbnail in WordPress.

Using a theme framework like Genesis enables you to display the second image in any hook location.

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How To Add A Second Style Sheet In Your Theme

css

In this tutorial, i’ll show you how to create and add a second style.css file in your theme. You can add the style sheet to your parent theme however its best practice to add it in your child theme. You can also use the second style sheet to style multiple pages or posts by adding a conditional tag to the code.

If you’re planning on making big changes to one or more pages on your site, which is different to the main style.css file, this is a good option.

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