Flip position of site title and description in Genesis


You wouldn’t think this would be so hard to find, but it seems nobody has written how to put the site description above the site title in Genesis. Or my google-fu is exceptionally weak today. In any case, it’s actually quite easy, and this is a whole lot safer than mucking about with CSS positioning:

You’re welcome.

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Dave Kuhar

Dave ran Transmit Studio, a media creation lab in San José. He's built more websites with WordPress than he can remember. He's reluctantly moved back to Ohio and now works for Stanford University (remotely). He likes hearing himself talk and writing about himself in third person.


  1. Yves on May 7, 2015 at 11:18 am

    Very helpful,thank you Dave!

  2. Dave Kuhar on May 7, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Glad to help!

  3. Sue on August 25, 2020 at 11:55 am

    You’re right this isn’t addressed anywhere online, but here. Sadly, your code is not on the page. Would you consider readding it?

    • Dave Kuhar on August 25, 2020 at 12:03 pm

      Sure, sorry about that. I host these clips somewhere else now.

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