2 Column - Independant Frames?? (5 posts)

  1. dougf
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I don't know if this is available or not. I'll describe my goal.

    Have a blog with a pro / con theme.

    People on the pro-side would enter their comments and they would appear in the left column.

    People on the co-side would have their entries appear in the right hand column.

    Any help is most appreciated. If WordPress can not provide this, does anybody know of such a template??

  2. moshu
    Posted 8 years ago #

    It's confusing: in one sentence you mention "comments" in the next one "entries" - they are totally different things. So, let's just clarify first what are you talking about.

  3. dougf
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Sorry - They would be the "comments" of visitors. It will actually be a political story of the day and I will ask those in favor of a position to "enter your comments here" and those opposed to "enter your comments here." Their comments would then appear in two separate side-by-side columns.

    I am not too "savy" on what the difference between "comments" and "entries" are - I hope I didn't just heighten the confusion. Thank you for you rapid attention to this!!!

  4. moshu
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I am not too "savy" on what the difference between "comments" and "entries"
    Well, you better get familiar with the tool you are using or want to use. Otherwise we cannot have a meaningful dialog.

    As for your question: unless you are a "savy" PHP coder to modify WP core files - it will not happen. Comments come in chronological order with an incremental ID#, and I don't know of any method that would/could separate them.

  5. dougf
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok - moshu. I think WordPress is not for me.

    My son is a coder and I'll see what he can do. I thought maybe I read where there might be a codex that would work.

    Sorry for being so ignorant.

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