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How to add half width new widget area?

Old Jun 11, 2012, 06:52 AM
73 posts · Oct 2010
I need to add a recent posts box to the front page of this website: http://www.smconsult.co.uk/

Basically there are no sidebars on the page, but the client wants the last few news posts to sit in a box above the slideshow - using up that white space there. I don't want it to interfere with the placing of the text on the left though, that needs to stay where it is.

I've added new widget areas before but don't know how to add one that has a fixed width (450px to fit the size of the slideshow) and doesn't interfere with anything else on the page!

Can anyone help please?
Old Jun 11, 2012, 06:55 AM
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10,174 posts · Jul 2009
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Perhaps the List Category Posts plugin would work.
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Old Jun 11, 2012, 07:20 AM
73 posts · Oct 2010
Ah yes, that's a different way of doing it - thanks!


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