This set of main page <tags/> allows for easier main page design and is the recommended method of creating layouts for main pages.
Using the following tags, you can create a main page that will work with the Wikia ad and will be compatible with any future changes Wikia may need to make to the main page layouts.
content in the left column
content in the right column
How to use the tags
The "leftcolumn" tag starts the fluid width left column, and comes first:
The left column is ended by:
Next, the following starts a 300px wide right column:
The right column is ended by:
After the end of the rightcolumn tag you can place anything you wish, and make them 100% page width. (Please note this is recommended against, especially on shorter pages.) However, you will need to add the following to ensure it appears below the columns:
This demo wiki's main page is set up to display this article and some placeholder content, to illustrate how the tags can be used: