How to remove Archives on the homepage of WordPress? (3 posts)

  1. akyahoo
    Posted 5 years ago #

    The "Archives" shows the dates on the homepage of my blog. I am using the default theme of My WordPress 2.9.2.

    They are useless and cause confusion for visitors. How to remove them totally?

    I know it is the sidebar.php file. However, I do not know which sentence controls the "Archives".

    Thank you.

  2. alchymyth
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    the sidebar in the theme is 'dynamic',
    that means that the 'widgets' that you see when you first install wordpress, are hardcoded placeholders.

    if you go to:
    'admin' 'appearance' 'widgets'
    and drag the widgets you want to have into the sidebar -

    then the 'placeholders' should disappear.

    just fill the sidebar with only the widgets you would like to have.

  3. akyahoo
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Thank you, alchymyth.

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