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WP Kubrick theme not Widget SideBar ready ? (5 posts)

  1. cruth
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Have been trying to install Widget Sidebar script for a few hours now, without success. I believe I saw some doc that said the Kubrick theme was Widget ready, but now the installation does happen for WP Classic, which I do not use, but not Kubrick. Anybody have similar experience? Am surprised at, apparently, how minimal the documentation is on this.

  2. jkuruppu
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I don't use the Classic theme, either, and I'm surprised that it's widget-capable, and Kubrick isn't. I didn't see your post, but just added my own "complaint" about Kubrick not accommodating widgets.

    for that matter, what makes a theme widget-ready anyway - is there a piece of code any of us can add into Kubrick to make it work with widgets???

  3. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Any theme can be widgetized. And the widgets plugin comes with widgetized versions of both the "default" and "classic" themes.

    Widgets plugin download: http://automattic.com/code/widgets

    How to widgetize a theme: http://automattic.com/code/widgets/themes

  4. jkuruppu
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Thank you, Otto42 - that's hugely helpful!

    ps. i didn't mean to start a new post on an already opened topic - i found this post after i submitted the post i wrote - silly me, i looked for this answer under "themes" not under "widgets"...

  5. Niamaat
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Yes thanks Otto42 for your reply and thanks Cruth for your original question! I've just moved my WordPress.com site to BlueHost server and was a bit disappointed at the fact that the sidebar (Rubric 1.0) reverted to the theme's default and that there wasn't a way for me to customize the side bar the good ol' drag and drop way! Now here is something that I really need to put in the side bar area.

    I've copied the script and am trying to figure out on the "code" few of things where I am to put it: presentation, edit theme, choose something at the right and then find a particular clue in the poetic code and then past...

    Thanks for all the clues, Otto42. I'll follow the links and see how much I can learn ad DO.

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