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Trouble with Customizing sidebar on the Front Page
 
jimmypalmer
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I’m using the modern theme and I am trying to add some a front-page-specific sidebar menu stuff.  I would also like to remove the cart and compare products boxes just on the home page.

In CMS > Manage Pages > Home > Custom Design - xml it seems like I should be able to add and take out certain blocks of code, but it doesn’t change anything. 

Why wouldn’t this be working?  How would I go about customizing these things?

thanks

 
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Webkrebse
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I’m wondering how to customize the start page, too. Did you get any hints?

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adsjflkj89j
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Since you want it just on the home page:

1) Set home page as “1 column” in CMS
2) Create table in your design software (dreamweaver, frontpage..)
3) Add all the stuff you want (2 columns)
4) Copy the code to the cms home page…

Another option is to create a the design you want on a html document, upload to you server, create an iFrame, paste the code into your CMS home page

You don’t have to mess with the core code now… You can also create a flash presentation and embed it (dont forget to add wmode="transparent” and ‘wmode’,’transparent’ to html embed code)

Hope this helps.

Namaste

 
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