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Thematic Power Blog Leaders on Front Page Only

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  • Started 8 years ago by rysch
  • Latest reply from relequestual
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  1. Hi, I would like to know if there is a way to only display the three widgetized leader areas only on the home page. Right now they show up on all of the pages. Is there a way to do this?

    Thanks in advance,

    RS

    Posted 8 years ago #
  2. hi rysch. what do you mean by the leader areas?

    there is probably 2 ways to do this regardless of where they are.
    can be done with css or php.
    css by making the widget areas display none when inside a body with a class of home.
    php by encasing the get widgets code with an if statement.

    css is probably easier, php is probably the "correct" way to do it.

    your call

    Posted 8 years ago #
  3. Hi, I've linked to my site so you can see what I mean...

    This is the main page: http://ctrchurch.com/

    It currently has three "leaders" (this is what they were called in CSS I think) that are just below the category menu and include: "Christmas at CTR", "Messy Church," and "Services"

    Now on all the other pages, these "leaders" show up as well. How can I make these three "leaders" show up on the home page only?

    You say the CSS is easier? I do like easy but if PHP is the more correct way (the safer way?) then perhaps I should go with that.

    Thanks for your reply,

    RS

    Posted 8 years ago #
  4. As I think so more about this, I was wondering, would it make sense to make a page template that I could select when I make a page that would be specifically for pages I don't want the leader boxes to show up on? THis would allow me to display the boxes on some pages while not on others. I suppose it would be a bit like hiding the side bars on a full-width page template.

    Posted 8 years ago #
  5. Hi, I am still trying to figure out a solution to my question.

    I did some searching and found this question and answer on the forum:
    http://forums.themeshaper.com/topic/thematic-feature-site-filter-out-leader-on-all-but-home#post-7245

    But it is for a different theme so it doesn't apply.

    Any help will be much appreciated!

    Posted 8 years ago #
  6. Hi rysch,

    I understand what you are on about now. Always useful to paste the link in.
    Are you a Christian yourself or just working for the church to do their website?
    I ask because I'm a Christian, and it's always nice to help other brothers and sisters!

    Anywho, I had a dig around in your css, and I think I have a solution for you...
    If we hide the div with the id of leader globally, and then only display it on the home page, if I understand correctly, that will be what you want.

    #leader {
    	display: none;
    }
    
    .home div #leader{
    	display: block;
    }

    I have tested this, and it should work for you.

    Any further questions, be sure to buzz me on twitter so I don't miss them =] (@relequestual)

    Oh, and in this circumstance, I'd say using a css solution is perfectly fine.

    Posted 8 years ago #
  7. Hey thanks so much for helping me with this!! It worked perfectly! I appreciate it!

    Yes, I'm a Christian, so thank you for helping out one of your own...even if it isn't in more "spiritual" matters (then again, who said this couldn't be an act of worship! :-) )

    RS

    Posted 8 years ago #
  8. By the way, this topic can be marked "resolved" I'm not exactly sure how to do that.

    Posted 8 years ago #
  9. No worries. Glad to help out. haha yeh =]

    You should be able to mark it resolved if you go to edit the question I believe.

    Posted 8 years ago #

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