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  • So i figured out how to have a different header background image on everyone of my WP3 pages.

    Yet, the next mountain to claim now is to also have different TEXT widget boxes on every page (that i would use to explain each of the header images as there is plenty of empty space for that in my sidebar).

    I am already using the BODY CLASS
    <body class=”page page-id-2 page-parent”>
    to distinct each page, but now, how do i alter the CSS to achive above??

    Currently i have a mere
    /* Sidebar – Texts */

    .sidebar .textwidget {
    padding: 0 10px 20px 10px;
    bit of code for the text widget, but i wonder if and how to start adding code to have a different text widget displaying different text on different pages – somehow i think it’s not as easy as just altering the CSS despite the BODY CLASS??

    Maybe i would have to actually also alter the sidebar.php file, in which i currently only have:
    <div class=”sidebar”>

    <h3>Die Themen:</h3>

    <?php wp_list_pages(‘title_li=’); ?>

    but also here, how to fit in the various textwidgets so that they also show up as such in my Widgets section and can be written into each individually??

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  • You could simply add some code like this to your sidebar.php:

      if(is_page('page-slug')) : ?>
        text to display
    <?php elseif(is_page('page-slug')) : ?>
        text to display
    <?php elseif(is_page('page-slug')) : ?>
        text to display
    <?php endif; ?>

    You could simply repeat the elseif pieces of code until you have handled all your pages. The other option would be to create a unique sidebar widget area for each page and do something similiar to the above just using different dynamic_sidebar registration and then you could just assign the widget to the correct sidebar.

    Hope this helps

    the good news first – no harm done.

    the bad news; no show of any text.
    I have inserted this:

    if(is_page(‘page-id-7’)) : ?>
    text to display here
    <?php elseif(is_page(‘page-id-16’)) : ?>
    text here 2
    <?php elseif(is_page(‘’)) : ?>
    and text to display here 3
    <?php endif; ?>

    (meaning i also tried full URL instead of just page-id)
    but no matter, nothing sowing up at all – almost thought it would be to easy…. now what??


      if(is_page(7)) : ?>
        text to display
    <?php elseif(is_page(16)) : ?>
        text to display
    <?php elseif(is_page(23)) : ?>
        text to display
    <?php endif; ?>

    Also be sure these are actual pages and not posts because you will have to use a different template tag if these are posts.

    Thanks a million aphill70
    we are getting somewhere, only that i have now a ?> to many…
    text 2 to display ?>

    Probably the final statement came along twice??

    Yep, took that out and we’re done, who knew WP could be this easy!

    Glad i could help sorry about the typo

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