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Genesis Featured Page Extras

Extra advanced version of Genesis Featured Page Widget: Custom Content, Images, URLs etc. -- Only for (premium) Genesis Framework 2.0+!

Increased Flexibility for Featured Pages with Genesis

This plugin brings you a "Featured Page" widget with up to 34 options (instead of only 9)! Use it additionally to the existing original widget if you need more flexibility.

Especially useful for using own links and page teaser content on a home page or anywhere in a widget area. Fully leverages Genesis' awesomeness. Build with webmasters, non-coders and security in mind. I have developed this plugin for my clients to fullfill their needs for their home pages on their small business sites.

Control title link for featured Page, plus Widget title link!

Set custom teaser content for page - or use page excerpt, or content (limit) via Genesis :)

A great helper tool for Genesis Child Themes!

Please note: The plugin requires the Genesis Theme Framework (in version 2.0 or higher), a paid premium product released by StudioPress/ Copyblogger Media LLC (via studiopress.com).

Video of Plugin's Widget Options Walkthrough plus Demo:

original video link by plugin developer David Decker

Benefits & Advantages

  • All functionality already there in the existing "Featured Page" widget, but now you can:
  • Use extra URL for widget title, or (temporarily) hide the widget title
  • Use a custom image instead of "Featured Image", integrated with Media Uploader, also external URL possible
  • Optionally use the Page Byline (Genesis Post/ Page Info)
  • As Page teaser content use: full page content OR content limit OR page excerpt OR own custom text/ content OR even no content at all...
  • Use own URL, link target and text for "More" link
  • Fully optional intro & outro text before and after widget content (there are also additional action hooks for developers available!)

General Features

  • Small & lightweight plugin tool: Just activate plugin, use the widget and you're done!
  • Built with best WordPress and Genesis standards, and security in mind!
  • Fully internationalized! Real-life tested and developed with international users in mind!
  • Fully WPML compatible!
  • Fully Multisite compatible, you can also network-enable it if ever needed (per site use is recommended).
  • Tested with WordPress 3.8 branch (plus upcoming 3.9 alpha) - also in debug mode (no stuff there, ok? :)


  • Always recommended to run the latest versions of everything! :)
  • WordPress version 3.6 or higher
  • Genesis Framework version 2.0 or higher (Note: paid premium product at studiopress.com!)
  • A Genesis child theme - both variants, XTHML and HTML5 child themes are supported

Translations: Internationalization (i18n) / Localization (L10n)

  • English (default) - always included
  • German (de_DE) - always included
  • .pot file (genesis-featured-page-extras.pot) for translators is also always included :)
  • Easy plugin translation platform with GlotPress tool: Translate "Genesis Featured Page Extras"...
  • Your translation? - Just send it in

A plugin from deckerweb.de and GenesisThemes

Credit where credit is due: This plugin here is inspired and partly based on the work of the Genesis Developers for "Featured Page" widget, plus on the work of Johan van de Merwe for "Genesis Featured Page Extended" -- but can be used alongside both of them.


  • I am open for your suggestions and feedback - Thank you for using or trying out one of my plugins!
  • Drop me a line @deckerweb on Twitter
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  • Or follow me on +David Decker on Google Plus ;-)

This Plugin...

  • ...is Quality Made in Germany
  • ...was created with love (plus some coffee) on an Ubuntu Linux powered machine :)


Requires: 3.6 plus Genesis 2.0+ or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.17
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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