2011 theme.. add 3 column content layout? (4 posts)

  1. kitbash
    Posted 3 years ago #

    i am working on a page on my site i want to use as a "classified's" section.
    i would like it to have 3 rows of content rather then content and sidebar.
    i have read hacks about how to make it 3 column by adding another sidebar but that is not what i am looking for.
    is there a code snippet ro something similar that would allow me to have 3 columns across with content?

  2. Michael
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    seriously consider to create a child theme of Twenty Eleven to work with - directly editing the default theme Twenty Eleven can lead to all sorts of problems - the least of them being the loss of all customisations when you next upgrade the theme.

    create a page template: http://codex.wordpress.org/Pages#Page_Templates

    possibly start with a copy of sidebar-page.php;
    change the * Template Name: to something new, for instance Three Columns;
    remove <?php get_sidebar(); ?>.

    how far you need to edit the other coding depends on where the contents of the three columns is supposed to come from.

  3. kitbash
    Posted 3 years ago #

    that makes no sense whatsoever to me, there has to be a css snippet that can be inserted that will allow me to have 3 rows of rolling content on a single page with no sidebars

  4. Ariane Seydel
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Take a look at this post:
    6 Ways to Display WordPress Post Content in Multiple Columns:

    Or a plugin Easy Columns

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