February 5, 2011 at 3:39 am #2975
I’m sorry if this is a duplicate. I’ve searched for a week before deciding to give in and post this.
I’m trying to use the custom sidebar feature, and I can not seem to get it working. I’ve been troubleshooting a bit, and found that if a post has more than one category, no custom sidebar widgets show up, but if I remove all but one category, it pops up.
Is there a way around that? Most of my posts have at least 2 categories, and I need them to show up in both.
My site is http://mommybrainreports.com and an example would be the category of WalmartMoms .. If I click on any post in there, I also have a secondary category of Weight Loss Journey for many of them…
Any help that you can provide would be most appreciated.
Thanks so much! So glad I bought this theme! I’ve received many compliments!February 5, 2011 at 9:37 am #40103
I think this is a limitation of Kriesis framework/widget logic. As far as I can see the posts which are part of two or more categories display the widgets of the first category area only. You can use Widget logic plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/widget-logic/ to add more widgets though.February 7, 2011 at 3:13 pm #40104
Hmm.. I added widgetlogic, but I can’t figure this thing out. I don’t need it to show widgets from more than one category, I just can’t get it to show any. First category would be perfect if I can get it show even that. I have it set to the one sidebar rather than the 2 small ones… does that made a difference?
Thanks!February 7, 2011 at 6:30 pm #40105
ok… new question. I went back and messed around with the sidebars.
I can get the custom sidebars to show up in 2 out of 4 of the categories I want them in..
It shows up here:
but not here:
They were all created at the same time, and in the same manner… Any help you can give would be appreciated,
Thanks!February 8, 2011 at 8:29 am #40106
Which widget areas did you use for the widgets? Try to place them in the “Displayed Everywhere” widget area…February 8, 2011 at 8:59 pm #40107
Ok.. putting them in the “Displayed Everywhere” widget made it appear in the walmartmoms category, but the product-reviews is still blank… :(
and now for some reason, my widgets are getting cut off on even my home page. Is there a way to lengthen my sidebar and make it taller?February 8, 2011 at 9:14 pm #40108
oh phooey… I figured out the display everywhere widget & widgetlogic… thank you…
But.. I’m still getting maybe too tall for my sidebar? Is there a way to extend it past the top 3 posts? I’d like it to extend all the way to the footer if possible…
Thanks!February 9, 2011 at 6:46 am #40109
No I’m sorry this is not possible – the height is auto generated and depends on the amount of widgets which are used.February 9, 2011 at 7:55 pm #40110
It’s dependent on the number of visible posts, or widgets? I have more widgets than are showing…
Thanks…February 9, 2011 at 8:10 pm #40111
oh.. goodness.. I got it working.. figured out how to add more posts, etc… Thank you so much for all of your help. I love this theme!!!February 10, 2011 at 6:57 am #40112
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