The Masa theme is a 3rd party Genesis Framework theme and is a Free Theme suitable for all niches. This is a minimal theme but it can be customized to look like a premium theme. Find a few customization tips in our Genesis Tutorials category. On Masa’s the homepage, under the navigation bar is a huge rectangle widget that spans the whole
On the homepage, under the navigation bar, is a huge rectangle widget that spans the whole width of the blog with a background image and has the ability to add text inside of it that can be linked to anywhere on the blog. If you provide some type of service online, this is a great way to introduce that. Another suggestion is to add your autoresponder box inside this widget to collect emails.
The homepage layout is a magazine style look with a sidebar and footer widgets to make use of. This is a free theme so it is not an over-the-top design but again, you can customize this theme easily. There are many Genesis Framework tutorials online to help you with enhancing the theme. Do explore the demo version and try to visualize this theme with your own changes.
In the image below is the after entry widget where you can put up banners or Google AdSense.
Please keep in mind that you will need to have the Genesis Framework already installed on your blog. The cost of the framework is $59.95. This will get you a lifetime membership and free updates for the framework, which is an awesome deal.
If you are a developer, you know you can customize these themes on your own for your clients and add more money to your packaged deals. The Pro Plus StudioPress package is perfect for professional bloggers and developers. Check out the details below.
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There are thousands of plugins online to install on your blog, but installing all of them is impossible. One thing is for sure, you need to have a good web host or your blogging career won’t be very successful. Being on the Genesis Framework means there are custom plugins created especially for your community. Have a look at our mega list of Genesis Framework Plugins page to see which ones catch your interest.
If you are new to this whole blogging thing or looking for a little more knowledge? Take a look at our blog post on How To Start A WordPress Blog on the Genesis Framework.
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To find more beautifully designed Themes that run off a different framework, have a look at Tesla Themes. Their themes come with a clean design, powerful features, and free premium support which is most important. Schema Integration included with all themes. Visit Tesla themes to learn more. There “Standard Package” is the best value.
- Recommended SEO Guide: How To Set Up The Yoast Premium SEO Plugin
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Don’t know how to install a Genesis Framework theme? See our guide on How To Install A Genesis Framework Theme for a step by step guide. You do get a “Theme Settings” page in your admin dashboard with the Genesis Framework installed. The number of settings depends on the theme installed.
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