Woocommerce shop page not displaying sidebar
I am having trouble figuring out how to display my themes’ (preference lite) templates sidebar on my woocommerce shop page.
On this page Lookbook: http://bymaryparis.com/?page_id=47, my sidebar is working as this page is NOT a woocommerce page. The page is set to Front Page Template + Right Sidebar using the preference lite theme template.
However on my boutique page: http://bymaryparis.com/?post_type=product (which is the page Woocommerce created aka Shop), I have it set to Front Page Template + Right Sidebar, just like the Lookbook page but my right sidebar doesn’t appear.
I would like to have widgets for this shop page (boutique) which displays a sidebar of pricing and other shop related settings but can’t figure out how to go about doing this with my theme which is preference-lite. (Awesome theme by the way!)
Any help would be appreciated!
The Lite version is not setup for WooCommerce, but perhaps this might help:
Yes I did follow the instructions on 3rd party Themes (I should of indicated that in my first post).
In my preference lite file folder I duplicated the page.php and renamed it woocommerce.php as indicated in the 3rd party instructions.
And here is the code inside my woocommerce.php page:
// Exit if accessed directly
if ( !defined(‘ABSPATH’)) exit;
* Main Page Template
* @file woocommerce.php duplicated from page.php
* @package Preference Lite
* @author Styled Themes
* @copyright 2013 StyledThemes.com
* @license license.txt
* @version Release: 1.0
* @since available since Release 1.0
<!– Main Content –>
<div id=”component” class=”site-content span12″ role=”main”>
/* This is what was asked to do in the 3rd party instruction link.*/
<?php woocommerce_content(); ?>
</div><!– #component –>
<?php get_footer(); ?>
I couldn’t figure out the use of hooks (as it’s for advanced developers, not my case)
Any other suggestions? If someone out there can explain how to use the hooks, maybe it’s a better solution, I would love your help. Just make sure you explain every single detail, from which file to edit to where to add the code and what the code actually does.
Actually, I just looked at my theme files. To get a right sidebar, the one you will want is not the page.php file, but the page template “page-right.php”
OK I think I got it.
Since I’m trying to learn PHP this is helping a lot.
One question, how do I find out which php files have referenced files in other pages?
For example, how do I find out where other $pages, or get_sidebar etc… are on other pages? I hope this is making sense. If not, don’t worry, I’ll just open all files and compare.
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