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Hi. Forgive me if these questions are buried elsewhere or seem too simplistic but I can't find the answers!
1. I want to create a simple, personal blog and like the theme (April in Paris) labelled Genesis Framework. I've never accessed WordPress before so this is my initiation!
So I'm confused. Do I use the Genesis Framework as my theme to get an identical look and feel? Is the Genesis Framework also a theme?
2. HTML, CSS...in fact any code, I can't do. I'm not a developer and have to live by WYSIWYG. I've built Wix and Weebly sites though so am familiar with the process. Can I adapt the theme above using WYSIWYG software (I've not accessed Word Press before).
3. Studio Press looks great but the hosting charges seem overkill for a basic, personal blog. Can I host elsewhere? Simplest for me would be a site that enables me to access the Genesis Framework theme, use Word Press and host all in one.
Thanks. I realise that this is basic stuff to forum members but we've all got to start somewhere!
1. The Genesis Framework is a parent theme that provides functionality to it's child themes. Never use the Genesis Framework as a stand alone theme. Always use a child theme. Maybe this will help: http://www.studiopress.com/download/genesis-for-beginners-v2.pdf
2. WordPress is not a WYSIWYG tool. However, you can purchase page builders like Beaver Builder or Elementor that will provide WYSIWYG functionality.
3. You can host your self-managed WordPress site anywhere. SiteGround is one of the 3 hosts recommended by WordPress and one that I recommend to my clients.
Thank you Victor, very helpful.
It looks like Elementor etc is more suited to my limited ability.
I understand the difference between the Framework and a theme but the mock up showing April in Paris is a theme in its own right isn't it?
In other words, how would I recreate the look and feel of the blog image shown under the Framework option?
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