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January 22, 2016 at 11:21 am #177194
I am probably going to redesign a current site I have http://beyondhonolulu.com/ using Altitude Pro. My question... will the Genesis simple sidebar plugin work with Altitude Pro considering that Altitude Pro only comes in a default full page layout setting. I am not interested in doing a sidebar on the front page, but different sidebars on certain posts and pages may be nice. Is this going to work or no? Thank you in advance.
JeremyJanuary 22, 2016 at 5:15 pm #177221
Altitude does include sidebars (and styling for sidebars) in its code.
You can choose a content-sidebar layout for single post/pages or even site wide.
Simple Sidebars should work as with every other theme.
January 22, 2016 at 5:48 pm #177222
Sorry, my mistake. I meant the Atmosphere Theme, not Altitude. Same question, but in regards to Atmosphere Pro theme. Thank you.
JeremyJanuary 23, 2016 at 1:32 pm #177290
that´s very different.
You'd have to make quite a few changes to the functions.php and then you have to add all the css for the sidebars to your style.css and style it...
It´s probably easier to take the parts you like from atmostphere pro and include them in a different theme.
January 23, 2016 at 1:37 pm #177292
Okay, so no simpler option to add sidebars to it huh? Okay thank you, I appreciate the input.January 23, 2016 at 7:03 pm #177327
Hi Again Cristoph...
Okay, so what I did what created a demo site and uploaded Atmosphere... then I deleted some php functions and followed a few more steps, including adding css that now lets me choose all sidebar options genesis has within it's code...
Here is the page I am playing with....
I am on the right track. Can you tell me... will these changes in front page php, functions.php and the css stylesheet remain in tact during future wordpress and/genesis updates?
Thanks again for the time man. Just trying to get it all locked in properly before transitioning the site.
JeremyJanuary 23, 2016 at 11:26 pm #177333
You should write a post about your adventure 😉
WordPress and Genesis updates won't affect your changes but don't just upload an updated version of Atmosphere; that will override your changes.
If there is an update to Atmosphere and it includes a feature you would like, you have to compare the old and new code and manually add the new/changed code to your functions.php or style.css.
January 24, 2016 at 12:56 pm #177371
Christoph. Okay great thank you. That isn't speaking of the Genesis auto updates correct? Simply an actual new update of the child theme itself?
Also, I was going to write the code or start playing with it myself but I just one last search. I used directions that were created from a post that Victor Font wrote...
It was the only one I found online that worked properly. I don't want to take credit for anything I didn't do, so that is the post.
I will say this.... Victor says you can "comment out" section 2... but I found it was easier to just delete that section of php code in functions php and move it to the front page php. That way it gets rid of it there but allows the front page to remain a full width setup if you want it, or choose a sidebar option.
Also, he sues .css styling from another genesis child theme, so you will need to go into the code and mess with the width to get it to display to your liking.
Anyway, good stuff. Thank you for the help.
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