I’m looking at adding a widget are or two to the magazine pro front page. I’ve added widgets to other themes before, however I’m not 100% sure how to do what I want to do here.
I basically want a widget box below the logo/header and about the featured article and sidebar. It would be 100% of the width of the site etc (keeping in line with the left edge of the content and right edge of the sidebar. The second would just be a repeat of the first, so I can just replicate.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.http://www.rugbycoaching.org
You would use the genesis_after_header hook and the is_front_page conditional tag after the function.
I took a few leaps of faith and I think it has come up ok, just need to style it up to be sure.
I’m pretty happy with the widget (thanks again Brad) but I can’t get the styling (the width quite right). If I set the width to a number (eg 930px) the widget is left aligned with the screen, not the content and sidebar. If I set it as a percentage it goes to the edge of the page.
If anyone could point me in the direction of the bit of code I’m missing I’d appreciate it.
At the moment I have a slider in there. Which is fine as I can set the slider size. However, anything I ad to show below the slider (such as an optin form I want to ad) clings to the left hand side of the browser rather than inline with the rest of the page.
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