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[resolved] Ephemera sidebar video without showing it on blog (5 posts)

  1. bbuehlmann
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi all,

    I have a static front page with the latest posts and a right sidebar where I want to show some videos. How can I add a video to the right sidebar without having it at the same time on the main content area of my static front page?

    My blog is on http://www.independent-mind.com.

    Thanks for your help!

  2. CrouchingBruin
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Your front page is actually a blog/index page and not a static page.

    Anyway, if you hide the videos in the main content area, won't the post entries look a little strange with just the entry title & meta data? For example, you can try hiding the videos by adding this rule to the end of your child theme's style.css file:

    .home #content iframe {
        display: none;
  3. bbuehlmann
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks for your response. I don't just want to hide the video on the main content area but the entire post in this case.

    To clarify: The normal case is that I write articles and I want them to appear on the main content area. This works fine. In the right sidebar, I want to show a selection of videos. For the videos, I usually don't want to comment them and/or include them in a post. It's just a selection of my favorite videos and I want to show them on the right sidebar. Do you see a workaround for this?

  4. CrouchingBruin
    Posted 1 year ago #

    If you don't want to create posts for your videos, why don't you just copy & paste the embed code into a Text widget, instead? I would drag & drop one Text widget for each video into the side bar and set the title of the text widget to the title of the video.

  5. bbuehlmann
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks CrouchingBruin. This is definitely workaround. Video indexing is lost but rest looks ok.


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