How to Create a Custom Template for Lead Capturing in Genesis
Generating leads via website is not a new technique and it has worked wonders for many businesses starting from B2B to SaaS.
If you’re using Genesis Sample theme, creating a custom template for lead capturing is super easy.
In this guide, I’ll create a custom template in Genesis Sample, and register a widget area for displaying Genesis eNews Extended plugin.
Note: The lead capturing page is pretty much like a landing page. So, in Step #1, we’ll do the following things in this template:
- Add a
- Use a full-width layout
- Remove all the distractions such as
headerelements, navigation, breadcrumbs,
- Hook the lead capture widget area
- And, finally, run the
Step #1: Register a Widget Area for Genesis eNews Plugin
Add the following code to your
Step #2: Create a Custom Template for Lead Capturing
Create a file within your child theme folder and name it
page_lead_capture.php. Copy and paste the code given below.
Step #3: Add CSS to Customize the Look
Add the following
CSS code to the bottom of your
style.css file or inside “Additional CSS” widget of WordPress Customizer.
Step #4: Add Genesis eNews Extended Plugin
Go to Appearance > Widgets and drop the Genesis eNews Extended Plugin inside the Lead Capture widget area. Set up the plugin as required and you’re done!
Let me know if you have any questions.