Adding Widgets to the Home Page of a Genesis Child Theme is necessary for Magazine style Website. Creating a front-page.php template is the correct method.
How to create pre-footer widget are in Genesis child theme.? Adding a Pre-Footer or Sub-Footer widget sometimes may be useful for placing Subscription widget or placing Popular Tags etc.
There is a great plugin for adding a print button below your blog post. WP-Print. If you are a genesis user, there is another great one. Genesis Printstyle Plus. We like to add print style without using any plugin.
Now, what if we want to display a particular widget only in home page or only in a single post page? In this tutorial we will create one sidebar widget area for home page and another for single post only.
But what if you wish to add adsense in home page in between posts, for example, after each second post or third post. Simple hook plugin can not solve this. You need to add a widget area.
This tutorial is for customization of eleven40-pro, a genesis child theme. If someone learn to customize a particular child theme, he can also customize other child themes similarly.