Working with WordPress functions


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Working with WordPress functions

The initial lesson in this chapter demonstrated how you could customize the dashboard. In this lesson we'll extend the administrative customization by adding an additional sidebar widget area which will be used for inserting an advertisement, one that the client can manage without designer intervention. Customizations like these empower the client, while simultaneously freeing up the designer. Now because we are going to be modifying the sidebar code, we'll need to copy sidebar.php from the parent theme folder into the child theme folder.

So I am going to expand my Files panel and then scroll up just a little bit expand custom, select sidebar.php and copy it, close up custom, select roux, and paste that in. I'll Collapse my file. Now I am going to need to close down index.php and reopen it in order for it to recognize the new sidebar.php file. So I'll locate that in my blog site here, here is index.php, and let's discover the dynamic files, and then set it into Live view and use...

Working with WordPress functions
Video duration: 8m 7s 5h 44m Intermediate Updated Oct 23, 2012

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Working with WordPress functions provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Concepts

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