I am currently designing a website as a favor to some friends, and added a newsletter signup widget with an arrow. It struck me that this is the type of thing that I have been asked about before, so why not share how I did it?
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Here are the steps I used to add a full-width newsletter widget:
1. Register the Newsletter widget area in the functions file:
2. Hook the Newsletter widget area before the site footer. This should be done by adding the code below into your theme’s functions file:
*Note: Feel free to place these snippets at the bottom of the functions file.
3. Add CSS for the newsletter section to your theme style sheet:
If you’re looking to add your newsletter section in another location, here’s a comprehensive list of Genesis Hooks for you to use as reference.
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