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[closed] How to remove "Latest Articles" from homepage? (13 posts)

  1. Rachel Pawlenty
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I am using the WP-Creativix theme.

    I was wondering how I can remove the "Latest Articles" section from my homepage? It is in the section just above the footer.

  2. playing2012
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Have you tried going to:

    Dashboard >> Appaearance >> Widgets

    Now on the right hand side you will see an item called: Recent Articles or "Recent Comments"

    You need to drag it all the way to the bottom of the screen and drop it in a box where it says Inactive Widgets.

    That is all to it as far as I am aware.

    Good luck.

  3. mezoani
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello,

    I am having the same problem as Rachel (cannot remove the "Latest Articles" section), and there is no active widget on my site.
    Could anyone help me please?

  4. mwkgeo
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I removed the "Latest Articles" section manually from the Main Index Template, by using the theme Editor.

  5. pballett
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have the same issue. I love the theme but would love to be able to replace the 'Latest Articles' section with a member login box. When I uploaded the theme I thought it would be a simple widget move as it is on the other post/pages. I'm not confident with code, so the theme editor scares me.

  6. Thursy
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I know very little about this stuff so try this at your own risk, but I removed the following code from the Main Index Template and got rid of "Latest Articles" that way.

    <div class="latest-posts">
    <h2>Latest Articles</h2>
    <h3>Latest Articles from the Blog</h3>
    <ul class="latest-posts">
    <?php

    wp_reset_query();

    query_posts("posts_per_page=8&orderby=date&order=DESC");

    while (have_posts()) : the_post();

    ?>

    <li id="latest-post-<?php the_ID();?>">" title="<?php the_title();?>"><?php the_title();?><span class="date">Published <?php the_time(get_option('date_format')); ?> at <?php the_time(get_option('time_format'));?></span>

    <?php endwhile;?>

    </div>

  7. kmk2012
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Thursy. I have used your code to take off the Latest Articles section, however what code do I add for say an about us page to now be seen there or simply make it two columns? Anyone?
    Thanks,

  8. Glvolunteers
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Having the same problem - removed the latest articles with same method, but now there is a huge empty "space" in that area...
    I'm not too confident with php, but is there a way to edit the main index php so that instead of the latest articles, it shows another page, for example about us?

    Help would be great!

    J

  9. Ricemg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi, Similar question as kmk2012. I removed "Latest Articles" and would like to expand one page column to the entire width of the page.

    Thanks in advance!

  10. nerdstoknow
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Did anyone figure this out? I'd like to show 3 posts along the bottom of the site. I've successfully removed the "Latest Articles" but can't fill the hole.

  11. Ricemg
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi, you can adjust the width of your featured posts by changing the width property under .featpost in Style.php. I hopes that helps.

  12. gracewing
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thursy

    You say you removed code from the main index template- What is the file name and what folder is it in.

    I've tried searching for "latest-posts" in my public_html files and can't find it.

  13. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    gracewing - do NOT modify files in your theme or WP - you will likely cause major problems if you do not know what you are doing. If you need help, you need to start your own thread .

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