Category page with less or no posts at all? Try to check Settings > Reading: Blog pages show at most. See what you have: Is it 1 or 0? Change the figure to suit your need.
Install WordPress as your platform: https://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress (Some are using quick installs via the CPanel like Softaculous and Fantastico). Under Appearance > Themes, install Genesis framework (both framework and child theme): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yt6AovXl8Ms Get a Genesis 2.0 Framework here (free download): https://www.techerhut.com/free-download-genesis-framework-2-0-1-from-studiopress/ Under Plugins, install WP Whoosh: https://www.wpwhoosh.com/tutorials/how-to-install-wp-whoosh/