Help adding a page with a sidebar (2 posts)

  1. erinh
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I am using the Comet theme. The pages I have set up so far are static and I didn't want a sidebar so I used the "Wide" template. Now I am adding a blog and I want to have a sidebar on the blog pages.

    Comet does have a setting under theme options for a layout with sidebars, but it seems to be global - if I select sidebar it adds one to every page. When I add a new page, the only 2 options for layout are "Default" and "Wide", but they both look the same, with no sidebar.

    Do I need to find another theme that will let me assign different templates to different pages? Or is there some code that I can use to customize it? When I go to theme editor I do see files for sidebar-left.php and sidebar-right.php but I don't know enough about php to write code to pull them in, if it can be done.

    Any ideas? Thank you.

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Unless you are able to carry out some fairly intensive and possibly advanced PHP coding changes, I'd suggest that you look for another theme.

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