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Widget Areas

When you activate RetroTube theme, 4 new widget areas are automatically created. You can see it in your WP admin > Appearance > Widgets.

4 new widget areas
4 new widget areas

Table of content

Homepage widget area

This area allows you to display any widget on your home page. Obviously it is better not to post anything ^^. This is why we created the video block widgets.

Widgets automatically added during RetroTube activation
Widgets automatically added during RetroTube activation

By default, 3 widgets are automatically added in the homepage area during RetroTube theme activation:

  1. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Videos being watched
  2. Text widget for advertising
  3. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Longest videos

1. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Videos being watched

Videos being watched - RetroTube video block widget
Videos being watched – RetroTube video block widget

Video blocks are used on almost all porn tubes. A trick to display a block of videos being watched is to use the “random” filter.

Learn more about Video Block Widget.

Frontend:

Videos being watched video block - Frontend view
Videos being watched video block – Frontend view

2. Text widget for advertising

Text widget with advertising banner code
Text widget with advertising banner code

We intentionally use the text widget to display banners between video blocks as this widget accepts any type of code (html, script, etc.).

Frontend:

Banner displayed between video block widgets
Banner displayed between video block widgets

3. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Longest videos

Longest videos - RetroTube video block widget
Longest videos – RetroTube video block widget

Frontend:

Video block for longest videos - Frontend
Video block for longest videos – Frontend

Sidebar widget area

RetroTube Sidebar widget area
RetroTube Sidebar widget area

This area allows you to display content in the sidebar of your site. By default, 3 widgets are added automatically during the theme activation:

  1. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Latest videos
  2. Text widget for advertising
  3. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Random videos
RetroTube Sidebar widget area - Frontend
RetroTube Sidebar widget area – Frontend

Under the video widget area

Under the Video - RetroTube widget area
Under the Video – RetroTube widget area

This area allows you to add widgets under the video and replaces the related videos section. By default no widget is added during the RetroTube theme activation in order to display related videos.

Under the video widget area - Frontend
Under the video widget area – Frontend

That said, if you want to add more content with widgets and keep related videos, you can add a Video Block and choose “related videos” and then add others widgets.

Footer widget area

Footer widget area
Footer widget area

This area allows you to add widgets in the footer of your site. You can set the number of columns in the RetroTube Footer Options.

By default when you activate the theme, 4 columns are set in the options and these widgets are added:

  1. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Random videos
  2. Text widget for advertising
  3. Text widget for advertising
  4. RetroTube – Video Blocks: Random videos
RetroTube Footer widgets - Frontend
RetroTube Footer widgets – Frontend

We didn’t put a title deliberately on the 2 video blocks only for aesthetics but you can obviously add one if you prefer.

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