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[resolved] [Theme: Twenty Eleven] Phantom widget in sidebar (5 posts)

  1. siriusly
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have a phantom sidebar widget showing up that I can't seem to get rid of. I had created a temporary text widget with this content, then deleted it, but it now appears on every page. CSS seems to point to "secondary widget area," but in widgets admin, there are only Main Sidebar, Showcase Sidebar, and Footer Widget areas available.

    I've tried repairing the database and turning off plugins to no avail. Haven't customized CSS yet, it's native Twenty Eleven.

    The phantom widget text in sidebar says "Portrait." Site is at http://sirius.johnsoncreative.com/lam

    Ideas? Thanks!

  2. Andrew Nevins
    Barrel Rider, Spam Zapper & Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Look at sidebar.php.

    Check if it's hard-coded.

  3. siriusly
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Not that I can see...

    Here's sidebar.php and content-aside.php:

    <?php
    /**
     * The Sidebar containing the main widget area.
     *
     * @package WordPress
     * @subpackage Twenty_Eleven
     * @since Twenty Eleven 1.0
     */
    
    $options = twentyeleven_get_theme_options();
    $current_layout = $options['theme_layout'];
    
    if ( 'content' != $current_layout ) :
    ?>
    		<div id="secondary" class="widget-area" role="complementary">
    			<?php if ( ! dynamic_sidebar( 'sidebar-1' ) ) : ?>
    
    				<aside id="archives" class="widget">
    					<h3 class="widget-title"><?php _e( 'Archives', 'twentyeleven' ); ?></h3>
    					<ul>
    						<?php wp_get_archives( array( 'type' => 'monthly' ) ); ?>
    					</ul>
    				</aside>
    
    				<aside id="meta" class="widget">
    					<h3 class="widget-title"><?php _e( 'Meta', 'twentyeleven' ); ?></h3>
    					<ul>
    						<?php wp_register(); ?>
    						<li><?php wp_loginout(); ?></li>
    						<?php wp_meta(); ?>
    					</ul>
    				</aside>
    
    			<?php endif; // end sidebar widget area ?>
    		</div><!-- #secondary .widget-area -->
    <?php endif; ?>
    <?php
    /**
     * The template for displaying posts in the Aside Post Format on index and archive pages
     *
     * Learn more: http://codex.wordpress.org/Post_Formats
     *
     * @package WordPress
     * @subpackage Twenty_Eleven
     * @since Twenty Eleven 1.0
     */
    ?>
    
    	<article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
    		<header class="entry-header">
    			<hgroup>
    				<h2 class="entry-title"><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" title="<?php printf( esc_attr__( 'Permalink to %s', 'twentyeleven' ), the_title_attribute( 'echo=0' ) ); ?>" rel="bookmark"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h2>
    				<h3 class="entry-format"><?php _e( 'Aside', 'twentyeleven' ); ?></h3>
    			</hgroup>
    
    			<?php if ( comments_open() && ! post_password_required() ) : ?>
    			<div class="comments-link">
    				<?php comments_popup_link( '<span class="leave-reply">' . __( 'Reply', 'twentyeleven' ) . '</span>', _x( '1', 'comments number', 'twentyeleven' ), _x( '%', 'comments number', 'twentyeleven' ) ); ?>
    			</div>
    			<?php endif; ?>
    		</header><!-- .entry-header -->
    
    		<?php if ( is_search() ) : // Only display Excerpts for Search ?>
    		<div class="entry-summary">
    			<?php the_excerpt(); ?>
    		</div><!-- .entry-summary -->
    		<?php else : ?>
    		<div class="entry-content">
    			<?php the_content( __( 'Continue reading <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span>', 'twentyeleven' ) ); ?>
    			<?php wp_link_pages( array( 'before' => '<div class="page-link"><span>' . __( 'Pages:', 'twentyeleven' ) . '</span>', 'after' => '</div>' ) ); ?>
    		</div><!-- .entry-content -->
    		<?php endif; ?>
    
    		<footer class="entry-meta">
    			<?php twentyeleven_posted_on(); ?>
    			<?php if ( comments_open() ) : ?>
    			<span class="sep"> | </span>
    			<span class="comments-link"><?php comments_popup_link( '<span class="leave-reply">' . __( 'Leave a reply', 'twentyeleven' ) . '</span>', __( '<b>1</b> Reply', 'twentyeleven' ), __( '<b>%</b> Replies', 'twentyeleven' ) ); ?></span>
    			<?php endif; ?>
    			<?php edit_post_link( __( 'Edit', 'twentyeleven' ), '<span class="edit-link">', '</span>' ); ?>
    		</footer><!-- #entry-meta -->
    	</article><!-- #post-<?php the_ID(); ?> -->
  4. siriusly
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Any other thoughts? I've even searched the DB tables for "portrait"

  5. siriusly
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Well, dragging all of the sidebar widgets to inactive and moving them back again solved the problem. Still don't know why, however.

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