Can I change the width of the content area? (9 posts)

  1. Pr0fane
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello guys,

    I am using Customizr for my website, but I would like to widen the area where the content is. When I have two sidebars, the contentarea is too small to use.

    I have attached this file to show you what I mean:

  2. rdellconsulting
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I do keep seeing this requested. Not tried it but happy to try to work through it with you.

    Start off by using:
    .container {width: 100%;}

    I'm not sure if there will be any side-effects, so try it and report back.

    Unless someone else has already mastered this?

  3. Pr0fane
    Posted 1 year ago #

    It works, but it distorts everything.
    Isn´t there an entry somewhere in the CSS files which determines "width = x pixels".

    I think changing that would produce better results?

  4. rdellconsulting
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Think you'll be digging bigger holes if you use width: 1900px; for example, as responsiveness will be impacting. Maybe try it.

    #main-wrapper {} is pointing at same area.

  5. rdellconsulting
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I've just set up a test page using
    .container {width: 1900px;}

    In Customiz'it!>Pages & Posts Layout, I ensured that the default layout was No Sidebars and it seems to work.

  6. ElectricFeet
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Pr0fane: A quick hack would be to use a plugin like Real-Time Find and Replace and use it to replace:

    • span3 left tc-sidebar with span2 left tc-sidebar
    • span3 right tc-sidebar with span2 right tc-sidebar
    • span6 article-container with span8 article-container

    This changes the CSS at runtime to give both sidebars a class of span2, which is 2/12 of the width, and gives the main article area a class of span8, which is 8/12 of the width. (Previously they were 3/6/3.)

    It works well and it's simple to use.

    There is a more elegant solution involving filtering the tc_global_layout filter, but my php isn't yet up to reassigning values in arrays within arrays. (@nikeo?)

  7. nikeo
    Theme Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi guys, I have just created a snippet about this. (I actually had it in mind since a long time, thanks @ElectricFeet for asking!)


    I hope this will help and look forward to reading your feedbacks

  8. ElectricFeet
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks! Just what we needed!

  9. Pr0fane
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Awesome! Thanks for the support guys!

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