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HELP- Sidebar falls to bottom of website?! (5 posts)

  1. JessBecause
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I have no idea what happened! For some reason my sidebar is no longer on the right or left side of the screen... it is now showing up at the bottom (above the footer) of the body of the website. Please HELP!

    THANKS!

  2. andrej1c
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Jess,

    If this happened without you changing anything in your stylesheet, the issue you describe is most likely caused by some content being too wide to fit into the space alloted. So if you added an image that's 300 pixes wide into your sidebar that has only 250 pixes of width alloted to it, the sidebar jumps below your content area, above your footer.

    I hope this helps.

    Peace,
    Andrej

  3. andrej1c
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    PS. If you provide a link, folks can provide more specific/relevant advice.

  4. JessBecause
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    http://www.jessbecause.com

    I've checked my width sizes. All seem to be okay. Originally, my sidebar was fine. Looked good on the right, but I wanted to see what the site would look like with no sidebar, so I copy & cut the info from the sidebar edit page. Once I realized I liked the website better with the sidebar, I decided to paste the same exact info back into the sidebar edit page, and that's when the sidebar decided to hangout at the bottom of the site instead of the right side of the page.

    Any help is very appreciated. Thanks!

  5. andrej1c
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Jess,

    I wish I could help but it looks like the sidebar html might have gotten pasted into the wrong place.

    I hate to have to tell you this but the html of the theme you are using is a mess (w3c's html validator found 76 errors). Honestly, the best advice I can give you is to find a solid theme on http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ and tweak it to do what you need. Even if you get this sidebar thing figured out with the current theme, you are prone to have other issues with it down the road. Plus search engines are likely to choke up on the invalid html and your site might not get indexed properly = bad for business.

    I hope this helps.

    Peace,
    Andrej

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