If you have troubles since the update to WordPress 4.5 please read this post before opening a new thread.
I have a post type ‘newsbeitrag’. I have established a blog-page ‘news’ with posts of this type. That works fine
How can I create a sidebar with a monthly / yearly news-archive, latest news etc.? The available widgets are working only for standard-posts and for portfolio.
I am desperate for some hints or instructions.
The archive gets created automatically. Just create one item of the post type newsbeitrag and go to the url of that item which would be you.com/newsbeitrag/name-of-item/ … then if you look at the breadcrumbs click on the you.com/newsbeitrag , the parent , and you will see that an archive page has automatically been created using the archive.php as a template . now if you want to create your own page.
now if you want to have a custom look to the archive page, you will need to do the following:
1) Make a copy of archive.php and call it archive-newsbeitrag.php . on bottom of archive.php write
<?php echo 'TESTING'; ?>
Now upload the new file, next to archive.php in main theme folder. When you load the archive page you.com/newsbeitrag , you should see on bottom of the page TESTING
To modify this page you will need to know php and html or at least be able to hack your way around it, or willing to learn. Otherwise you wont be able to do much else.
customize that page , you will need to do it yourself with html and php by f
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