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Page template scroll down options are not showing in "Page Attributes" section when editing a page.

I'm following Zach in Building Page Templates in Wordpress. I'm trying to add the side bar template, but WP doesn't show the option in the "page attributes" section.

Thanks in advance for the help!

3 Answers

LOL. I spelled it "tamplate" not "template"

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Make sure you have the template name comment at the top of the page like so:

Template Name: Sidebar

And the naming convention is: page-sidebar.php

yep. It's all there. That's not the issue.

Here's my page-sidebar-left.php file:

<?php /* Tamplate Name: Left Sidebar */ ?> <?php get_header(); ?>

<section class="two-column row no-max pad"> <div class="small-12 columns"> <div class="row"> <!-- Primary Column --> <div class="small-12 medium-7 medium-offset-1 medium-push-4 columns"> <div class="primary">

                <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>

                <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1>
                    <p><?php the_content(); ?></p>

                        <?php endwhile; else : ?>

                        <p><?php _e( 'Sorry, no pages found.' ); ?></p>

                <?php endif; ?>


        <!-- Secondary Column -->
        <div class="small-12 medium-4 medium-pull-8 columns">
        <div class="secondary">
          <h2 class="module-heading">Sidebar</h2>


<?php get_footer(); ?>