Importing Demo Content

If you’d like to import the posts and pages and images from the Utility Pro Demo site, you can do that! Finding The XML File First you need to download the file.  It has an XML extension and you download it here. How To Import The Demo File Go to Tools => Import while logged in to your…

How to Manually Update Utility Pro

For Personal and Professional (Developer’s Edition) Yipee!  We’ve just announced a new update for Utility Pro!  But the question is, now what?  How do I apply the update without losing my changes?   Excellent question and exactly what this post is meant to answer.  We propose the best way to update a Genesis child theme is…

Utility Pro Theme Change Log

All notable changes will be documented in this file and updated for each theme version release. 1.3.2 – 2017-09-07 Fixed name discrepancies in localized property names for the responsive menus. This resulted in errors when evaluating a site via http://wave.webaim.org/ on sub menu items in the primary navigation. Files Changed: utility-pro/ bower.json * (version bump…

WP Development Workflow First-Time Setup

I really enjoyed Carrie and Mika on the WP Development Workflow webinar series.  Unfortunately though, my Macbook Pro was not feeling the nerd love that I was.   I had several bumps in the road attempting to set up Node.js, Bower, Grunt and SASS.  That said, I did eventually get everything working and thought I’d…

Configuring the Primary Sidebar Area

The following widgets are used in the Primary Sidebar area that displays to the right side of the content area in the demo. Text Widgets (several) Genesis eNews Extended Widget (requires plugin) For additional configuration instructions for Genesis eNews Extended, go here.

Configuring the Genesis Theme Settings

In your WordPress admin, navigate to Genesis > Theme Settings. Configure the Theme Settings as follows: Color Style From the “Color Style” dropdown, select your desired color for the theme. Default Layout The Utility Pro theme supports three layout options: Content/Sidebar, Sidebar/Content, and Full Width Content. Click a thumbnail to select the Default Layout. The…