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  • I like the Blog page as a start page but this page does not show the side bar.

    I know how to change widths etc. since I have actually made the whole blog 100px wider than standard.

    However I can’t see how to add the side bar to the blog page. I have looked at the various tpl_…php files but adding the line

    <?php get_sidebar(); ?>

    To the ones that don’t have it already doesn’t seem to do anything.

    My blog page is

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  • It seems that I did get the side bar to appear by adding that line to the tpl_blog.php file.

    It appears at the bottom of the page below the standard blog bits. Now I just have to make it appear on the right. I am hoping this is just a matter of make the elements of the blog narrow enough for it to fit.

    Yes, it looks like if you change the width of this section to something around 700px, it should be okay:


    Thanks Yogi, I figured it was something like that but wasn’t sure which particular parameter needed to change.

    I have played around with various parameters in the style.php and now have the side bar displayed alongside the featured articles and the slide show itself full width.

    I don’t seem to be able to give the sidebar a background with out messing it up on the other pages.

    I can give it a plain grey background, which will colour it on the blog page but I can’t get the feature background and the blog background to meet. If I make column-content any wider then the side bar moves below.

    Likewise if I make the side bar width larger, then the sidebar moves to the bottom on the blog and other pages.

    Any further suggestions?

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