Uptown - Homepage Setup
Before You Begin
You'll need to configure your Reading settings before you start setting up your homepage.
Go to Wordpress > Settings > Reading. Under Front Page Displays, select "Your Latest Posts."
1. Featured Posts
The Uptown theme demo displays three featured posts underneath the header/navigation area. The images shown are the featured images from your three most recent posts, so you'll need to be sure you have a featured image set for each post. Each time you publish a post, the images will change.
- Go to Appearance > Widgets.
- Drag the Genesis Featured Posts widget into the Front Page 1 widget area.
- Configure the widget as shown below.
Tip: if you want to individually choose which three posts display in this widget, here's how.
Another tip: if you'd like to use a post slider in place of (or in addition to!) the featured posts, click here.
2. Newsletter Signup Widget
Go to Appearance > Widgets. Drag the Genesis eNews Extended widget into the Front Page 2 widget area. The widget title used in the demo is “Get the Latest.” Configure the widget how you would like, and then save.