Options Theme side bar too high on page (5 posts)

  1. rserra57
    Posted 4 years ago #

    how do i fix the sidebar widget on my Options Theme. It sits way too high on the page. I would also like to learn how to apply a side bar anywhere on the page. HELP

  2. Gary Darling
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Is Options the name of your theme? Perhaps you could post a link to your development site so we can examine the code, without some specifics we are a little ham-strung.

  3. rserra57
    Posted 4 years ago #

  4. Gary Darling
    Posted 4 years ago #

    You can bump your sidebar down by adding margin-top to your style.css file, line 668, like so:

    #sideContent {
    width: 215px;
    padding-top: 25px;
    margin-top: 140px;

    Sidebars, by definition, will either be on the left or right side. If the theme is widget-enabled you can add widgets wherever the template allows for them. Check Appearance > Widgets to see what is already available in your theme.

    To create new widget areas you have to declare them in your functions.php file, then you have to style the theme to accept them (otherwise they are likely to collide with existing layouts). This requires an understanding of PHP and WordPress templates.


  5. rserra57
    Posted 4 years ago #

    thanks, not clear how to apply the CSS (still learning)
    i am willing to pay for you time to show me via join.me or teamviewer

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