I am moving my organization’s ClimateDepot.com website to WordPress using the WP-Drudge theme, but we need a 4th column on the homepage for widgets. I was able to accomplish this fairly easily by using a child theme and tweaking a couple files. Here’s how to do it if anyone else is interested:
Add the following code to your child theme’s functions.php file:
turnout… thanks for the heads up on the closed forum. Not sure why that was the case but it’s back open and I’ve moved this there.
We’ve toyed with the idea of creating different column numbers and we’re still deliberating on that. I really appreciate you posting the steps on how to make that happen, though, I’m sure other folks will get use out of it. This was also be reverse-engineered to change the layout to 2 columns.