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  • Resolved soulseller79


    I’m trying to create my own theme for the first time. I’ve created a childtheme to twenty eleven and so far I’ve been editing the styles.css, the header and the footer files. I’ve come to a point where the theme looks the way it should, but something is wrong with how it works: I have put widgets in a sidebar on the left-hand side, but cannot click on them. I think this is related to the main page itself, rather than the header, but I haven’t changed anything to the pages (except fonts and colours). My reason for thinking it’s got something to do with the pages is that below the imaginary horizontal line of where the text ends, widget-links are clickable…
    I have no active plugins on the site, but I am hosting multiple sites on the same webserver. Never had any problems like this before though, and when I change the theme back to the original twenty eleven, it works.
    The site in question is

    Does anyone have any experience with this? I’m fairly new to CSS-files, so I don’t really know where to look in order to troubleshoot it…

    many thanks in advance

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  • Michael


    Forum Moderator

    possibly caused by your addition of ‘position:relative;‘ to the style of #primary;

    try and add the same to the style of #secondary;

    (not tested for side effects on other parts of the site)

    thanks alchymyth, that works perfectly. haven’t discovered any side effects so far!
    many thanks for your quick help!

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