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[resolved] Help with Custom Circles please (6 posts)

  1. wp622400
    Posted 10 months ago #


    I have tried following the guide by Andrew Nevins to create custom circles that link to websites and when you click on the circle a page comes up saying
    name link< code> already use</p>
    Could someone / Andrew please give me some guidance as to how to correct this please. I love the theme and have successfully made other changes based on Andrew's instructions.
    custom circles are shop and blog`

  2. Andrew
    Forum moderator
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Hiya, what do I have to click on to see the issue?

  3. wp622400
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Hi, thank you for your prompt reply. On the homepage of http://www.pennychandler.com.au the circles Blog and Shop are custom circles as per your instructions, all other circles are normal posts. When I click on the Blog or Shop circles using Chrome I get the message as in my first post of the thread, link code already use, when I try the blog and shop circles using iPad I get about:blank. The Blog circle is supposed to link to another wordpress blog and the Shop circle links to my Etsy shop. I created a custom field link as in the guide instructions.
    I did try to delete the content-home.php as in your instructions but then I lost all of the circles apart from the two custom ones and they didn't link to anything so I re pasted from original Spun content-home.php. I followed all other instructions in your guide to custom circles. Hope that all makes sense.

  4. wp622400
    Posted 10 months ago #

    So, I have been having a play as I am determined to try and get this to work. I have no knowledge of coding so the only way I can do it is to copy and paste what is already out there.
    I tried the code from a post Andrew answered 4 months ago called link to second blog site.
    I put the following from his post into content-home.php
    then I created a post with a custom field link to another website and it worked . . . except all of the circles on the homepage lost their titles (they were floating to the left handside but ghosted - feintly visible)
    I can't work out how to fix the titles issue so that I can use the code or how to fix the custom circles issue so that they link to a website or can have an image. Please can someone help me I don't have enough knowledge to work out what is missing. I have definitely followed the instructions as I have created numerous different child themes following the same instructions to test if I missed something. Thank you in advance.

  5. wp622400
    Posted 10 months ago #

    I found a solution. I downloaded a plugin called page link to. It works. Hooray. Hope this info helps someone else, I love the way these support forums work. Sharing the love.

  6. Andrew
    Forum moderator
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Sorry I didn't have enough time to look into this, because my guide was so big and written a while ago it would have taken me a while to just get my head around it. Thanks for posting the solution.


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