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February 13, 2012 at 4:11 pm #9202
after moving my wordpress in a new folder on my webspace I found that the sidebars of the standard template and the contact form are gone, but there is a notice “Nothing Found” under the pages content. Maybe the theme can’t find the page-templates any more? Where can I fix this?
Has this anything to do with the renaming of the website?? In the theme options, the default page layout is set to right sidebar. Everythin else works fine I’m sure this is a simple problem, but I can’t find a solution, please help me!February 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm #63840February 13, 2012 at 6:53 pm #63841
OK, in the meantime I made a dynamic template for my pages, and then the contact form is back again. But I would prefer the standard template, because the headlines look much better, so I still need your help. Another thing: Toggles sometimes do not work in Firefox!February 14, 2012 at 5:36 pm #63842
still the same problem: standard template is not found – all pages that should have a right sidebar by default are now fullwidth. Also other templates (left/right sidebar) are not assignable, only dynamic templates still work.
I am sure it has somthing to do with the relocation and renaming of the root. I searched the database and all the WordPress-files for the old name of the folder, but I didn’t find anything wrong. In which file can I look for mistakes?
Thanks for your help in advance!February 17, 2012 at 4:56 pm #63843February 17, 2012 at 9:32 pm #63844
I had this same problem – I went into the theme options and got rid of the portfolio categories I wasn’t using. Then went into sidebar options and selected the pages I wanted sidebars on, then went into widgets and filled the new sidebar pages up. Good luck, this support forum is a little less than helpful. :(February 18, 2012 at 2:41 pm #63845
For any reason out of my control at least the right/left sidebar is now assignable again in the “Overwrite default post layout”-section, so it looks like it should. But still the “Default Page Layout”-function under Theme options/Layout & Settings does not work. Hope I will not have to use it in the future.
@wezmaynard: They gave me some good information in other topics, but sometimes there’s no reaction at all :( Good to find some other members to help out, ThxFebruary 22, 2012 at 12:53 am #63846
sorry for the delay, I have some catching up to do. Thanks for helping out, wezmaynard.
It’s a known issue that when moving your site custom settings like widgets and dynamic templates are missed/lost. There’s no solution to this other than making sure you’ve copied your database entirely. After this you’d have to change all entries of your old URL. There’s a plugin that takes care of most of the entries.
When this has occurred I’ve found that the only option to regain all functionalities properly is to reset everything and start with a clean theme installation.
I hope this helps at least a bit. Let us know if there’s anything else.
ChrisFebruary 22, 2012 at 10:08 pm #63847
The site didn’t really move, I just redirected my root to a subfolder where the wp-installation is. I renamed all links, also searched for the old link in the database and ALL the files of the installation. I now use the normal “right-sidebar” template, but it is not possible any more to assign this as default layout in the theme settings. So, its ok for now, thanks for your help.
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