Changes in Genesis 2.0
Changes in Genesis 2.0 (Agency License)
Changes in Genesis 2.0

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Completed on 2014-01-13

About the Book

Gary is a rare talent. To characterize his work as “high quality” would be an understatement. His understanding of Genesis is quite extensive.

— Nathan Rice, Lead Developer, Copyblogger Media

Genesis is changing…for the better

And with your Ultimate Guide, you’ll be up to speed in no time

Good News! Genesis 2.0 is now available and its arrival has been greeted with lots of excitement.

After all, we’re not just talking about a simple upgrade here. Genesis 2.0 contains state of the art code and some big changes to functionality including:

  • HTML5 supports new elements and attributes
  • microdata will enhance Genesis’s inbuilt SEO functionality
  • CSS3 enhances design functionality
  • Custom Post Type Archives for extra SEO opportunities.

In total, Genesis 2.0 incorporates 131 fixes, improvements, additions and removals. It means there’s a lot to get your head around if you want to really understand the implications of its release.

Updated: The guide also contains a new chapter covering the additional nine changes made between Genesis 2.0.0 and Genesis 2.0.1

So as a talented web developer who creates plugins and child themes to run on the Genesis Framework, how will you ensure you make the most of the new functionality?

Will you:

  • Sift through the mass of web articles
  • Tinker and play to figure it out
  • Immerse yourself in the discussion forums

All of that is going to take up your valuable time.

Introducing Changes for Genesis 2.0 - The Ultimate Guide To Every Single Change In The Genesis Framework 2.0

It contains everything you need to know to get familiar with the new version, fast.

It’s Your Genesis 2.0 Bible

Here are the top five reasons why you need this guide:

  • The Ultimate Guide covers every change

    The Ultimate Guide contains a comprehensive list of every change – even those deemed too technical or insignificant to get reported in the release announcement. It means you’ll have to hand a comprehensive overview of everything that’s different in just one resource.

  • It contains comprehensive commentary that explains the changes

    A simple list of changes is not enough if you’re serious about developing with Genesis.

    To ensure you quickly get to grips with the new features and functionality you’ll want to know why those changes were made.

  • Provide a better service to your clients

    Whether you create Child Themes from scratch, customise StudioPress themes or develop plugins for Genesis, the Ultimate Guide will help you get to grips with the new functionality quickly.

  • Write better code

    An understanding of why Genesis code is structured in a particular way will give you the confidence to customise code that won’t fall down when Genesis updates.

  • Save time

    Once you understand Genesis 2.0 you’ll be able to create customised code that you can confidently copy and paste across your projects. It will save you valuable development time and increase your profit potential.

Gary's guide totally helped deepen my understanding of the Genesis Framework and the thought process behind its development. I can see this as being essential for both the enthusiast as well as the web developer. It's packed with the nuts and bolts of knowledge needed to truly get the most out of this industry standard WordPress framework.

— Eric Hamm, Founder and Lead Developer, Cobalt Apps

Written by Key Genesis Contributor Gary Jones

Gary is a stickler for detail, obsessed with code and a huge fan of the Genesis Framework.

For some time now he's been keeping a track of every single change to the Genesis Framework and he's listed them on a dedicated site – It’s the only site where you can discover this information.

But with the Ultimate Guide, he's gone one step further and explained all those changes.

You’ll find it’s the quickest and easiest way to get up to speed with what you can achieve with Genesis 2.0.

Gary pulls the curtain back and gives an insider's perspective on the new changes in Genesis 2.0. If you're a technical user, you will definitely love reading this.

— Carrie Dils, WordPress Developer

Gary has been an incredible asset to the Genesis community.

— Brian Gardner, Chief Product Officer, Copyblogger Media

I asked Gary if he could answer some questions and teach me how to code more effectively. It didn’t take me long to find out why so many people consider him THE authority on the Genesis Framework.

— Robert Neu, CEO, Fat Media

Buy and Download Your Copy Now

The Ultimate Guide to Every Change in Genesis 2.0 is ready for you to download now. What’s more, it comes with a minimum price of just $29.99. At less than $30, that’s about the same price as a Genesis child theme, and an investment that’s almost certainly less than an hour of your time at your hourly rate. And you wouldn’t be able to find out such extensive details about the changes within an hour of looking at the code. If you spent the number of hours that I’ve done tracking these changes, you’ll find that the cost of having it already done for you and written up in a handy guide is exceptionally cheap.

Grab your copy NOW and use it to quickly familiarise yourself with Genesis 2.0. It’s your short cut to the inside knowledge needed to create robust child themes and plugins for you or your clients.

Gary has succinctly explained each of the changes in the new version of the Genesis framework, based on his extensive contributions to the code and thorough knowledge of the discussions that went into each change. If you’re an experienced Genesis developer building themes or plugins, getting this book is an absolute no-brainer.

— Dorian Speed, Web Designer, Up To Speed


Agency License

If your company was going to buy copies of the book for at least two users, then you can instead buy the Agency License version. It's the same package, but gives you the rights to share the Guide around all users of the same company.

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About the Author

Gary Jones
Gary Jones

Gary Jones is a web developer who specialises in WordPress. He is a key contributor for the Genesis Framework. He also trains and mentors other developers, with a focus on improving the code in their own client work or products.

About the Contributors

Carrie Dils
Carrie Dils


Carrie Dils is a freelance WordPress developer specializing in the Genesis Framework. She is based out of Fort Worth, TX.
Diane Kinney
Diane Kinney

Cover Creator

Diane took time out from designing and building websites at to create a front cover for this book.

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