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I'm using the twentyfourteen theme and have successfully removed the content (right) sidebar. However, I now want to stretch my content to cover the space left by removing that sidebar. I have added the following to my style.css:

.site-content .entry-header, .site-content .entry-content, .site-content .entry-summary, .site-content .entry-meta, .page-content { width: 100%; }

This increases the width of the content, but it still only covers half of the available width. How can I stretch the content to cover the full width of the page?

  • This is a CSS related question, which is off topic here. You should post this on the wordpress.org forum or maybe try stackoverflow – Pieter Goosen May 10 '14 at 17:04
  • It is true that CSS is not WordPress. But CSS is integral for nearly all WordPress customization. – cag8f May 10 '14 at 17:24
  • >> This is a CSS related question, which is off topic here. Can't the moderators at wordpress.org turn me away with the same argument? – cag8f May 10 '14 at 17:26
  • I will post there. But so I know better next time, why is this off topic? Because it is related to CSS? – cag8f May 10 '14 at 17:31
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    It is not off-topic just because it is about CSS. Questions which require knowledge about core internals (like the structure of a core theme) are on-topic. – fuxia May 10 '14 at 17:33
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On or around line 1043 of 2014's style.css you'll find several rules that set a maximum width for content. You might try removing those max-width settings.

I'd also add that you will be wise to make your css changes in either a child theme (check the codex child theme page) or by use of a css plugin, rather than to the theme's style.css. That way when the theme gets updated you won't lose your changes.

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