I found a very nice jquery plugin called equalHeights, and implemented it in the SimpleFolio theme for rabbitsoftware. Thank you again, Filament Group, a great resource for JQuery plugins.
I just could not get the pxToEm part working, so I commented it out of the script. Fortunately, the SimpleFolio theme is written mainly in pixels and so does not need the pixels-to-ems function — in general, ems are a preferred unit of measurement, as they are more adaptible.
- upload equalHeights.js script to the theme js folder
- edit header.php to link to the script, before loading custom.js
- edit header.php: add
$('.home_widgets').equalHeights(true);after the slider timeout function.
- By the way, if you want your slider to go more slowly, this is the place to edit that number; the 5000 default is about 5 seconds per slide.
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