Updated on August 20, 2016 - Tested and working in Minimum Pro 3.2.1 and Genesis 2.3.1.
A few years ago Carrie Dils posted in her blog about adding a slider to Minimum's (a Genesis child theme) homepage. With the recent release of the child theme's update, the instructions in her article need to be tweaked so they work with the current Minimum Pro.
I have taken her idea and made few changes in the code to replace the fixed background image below the header with Genesis Responsive Slider (really, can be with any other slider or any kind of widget).
Note: The demo site also incorporates a widget area on top of the slider per another tutorial. The opt-in form is not a part of this article.
Here are the steps.
Create a new widgeted area to place the Slider and display it between header and tagline on front page
Add this in child theme's functions.php:
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