WordPress.org

Forums

Custom Community
[resolved] Widgets on the home page (7 posts)

  1. erinrouss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi all,

    I am trying to figure out how to put three main widget areas on the home page. I can see how to do that in the footer, but not in the main content area. Is there an easy way to do this that I am missing?

    Thank you!

    ~Erin

  2. konradS
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi erinrouss,

    what do you mean exactly?

    How to get widgets in your sidebars of the main content or in the widget areas at the top of the page (header widgets) ?

    Go to Appearance -> Widgets and try out, you will see where widgets popup! :)

    If you get stuck, let me know what you mean exactly..

    Konrad

  3. erinrouss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm looking for the main content of the home page, under the slider but above the footer. I was hoping to put three widget areas there. Does that make sense? I tried using Page Builder in the main page as a workaround, but it doesn't look the same in terms of dividers and formatting as the footer widgets. I was hoping for three widget areas in that space like the footer has.

  4. konradS
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi erinrouss,

    thats not included in the theme, but you can create a child theme and then code this homepage and register 3 new widgetareas. though, you'll have to make a big step into code, if you never do this normally.

    Otherwise make a static front page and use the page template with 2 sidebars here.

    Then you also have 3 columns, just the middle one is bigger and "normal" content..

    Another idea:

    the x2 theme is based on Custom Community, but fresher, more beautiful (my opinion) and there's just a big update released with all bugs fixed!

    see the (not finished) demo page with 3 columns widgetized homepage ;)
    http://themekraft.com/x2-demo/

  5. erinrouss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    The x2 theme sounds great! Is it free? I cannot find it when I search the themes within wordpress. Is it available yet?

  6. konradS
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    ah no that one's not here in the free repo..

  7. erinrouss
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    oh ok. I think page builder will suffice for now then. Thanks!

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Theme

About this Topic