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3 columns layout help + a couple of other questions

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  1. bsantos
    Member

    hello all, first post.

    i'm in the process of converting a previous theme (http://citar.artes.ucp.pt/teoriadasartes/) into a thematic child theme based on power blog. help with any of these questions would be much appreciated.

    question 1:

    the 3-column layouts in the thematic library all use adjacent widget areas, whereas i'm looking for is:

    1st widget area (primary) on left , content area in the middle, 2nd widget area (secondary) on right. how should i do this?

    question 2:

    how do i hide the blog title and description, so that the header image is the first thing on the page, with no space above it?

    question 3:

    what is the proper way to hide a default item, in both thematic and power blog... say, the rss or category listing?

    edit figured this one out, just deleted them from functions.php

    thanks for reading

    Posted 10 years ago #
  2. 1- this is one of thematic's default layouts. in your stylesheet you need to change whichever layout you are importing to import 3c-fixed.css

    2 - you need to the appropriate actions. see
    http://themeshaper.com/thematic/guide/?page_id=10
    sounds like you want to get rid of thematic_brandingopen, thematic_blogtitle, thematic_blogdescription, and thematic_brandingclose which are all also mentioned on that site.

    Posted 10 years ago #
  3. bsantos
    Member

    thanks! all sorted out. :)

    i did start a new child theme though, 3c-fixed.css wasn't rendering as expected with power blog. i think i know why, (float, clear, etc) but for now i'm ok with starting fresh.

    cheers.

    Posted 10 years ago #

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