A Sidebar is a theme feature introduced with Version 2.2. It's basicly a vertical column provided by a theme for displaying information other than the main content of the web page. Themes usually provide at least one sidebar at the left or right of the content. Sidebars usually contain widgets that ...

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Wordpress widget in sidebar based on post tag

I have a website which provides information of listed companies in the stock exchange. We post articles, announcements related to these companies on a daily basis. We have a page for each company, ...
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Best strategy for providing theme options using customizer

I am making a free distributable theme and I wish I could provide theme options in the best possible way. I have doubts (mostly about widgets) and sidebars. Here we go: Is it a good idea letting the ...
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How do I add a class to all sidebars to let a Google Custom Search Engine know not to index the content?

I've replaced the WP search on my site with a Google CSE. Google has a nice feature that lets you specify that certain areas of the page should not be indexable, by adding a "nocontent" class to those ...
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Images in Woocommerce Product Sidebar [on hold]

there is an easy way to assign your custom image size to the mini-cart.php that is responsible for the cart widget. The code is on line 32: $thumbnail = apply_filters( ...
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Register Widget Areas from Custom Widget

Is this possible to register sidebar / widget area from a custom widget?. If you have any idea please let me know. I can create it from custom theme and custom plugin. But I want to create from ...
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Add a sidebar for menu item?

I want to modify the WordPress navigation menu. I have added a custom checkbox in the menu items custommenu. If that is enabled, then I want to remove the submenu items for that item and include a ...
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Twenty Fourteen modify left sidebar on home page only

I'm using a twenty fourteen child theme and want the left sidebar to be different on the home page. I'm trying to modify it without changing any files so I made a new sidebar called sidebar-front and ...
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How to modify twentytwelve sidebar in a child theme

I'm trying to modify the sidebars of the twentytwelve theme in my child theme. So far, I've added this to the child theme's functions.php file but all pages are now blank. remove_action( ...
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Save/update widget outside admin panel

Is there some way to update/save widget from page - not from admin ? I create widget with charts and do not know how to update it from sidebar. I found of course form in admin: <form action="" ...
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Display a post via template

I want to display a single post in the sidebar-area (not the sidebar itself) and can't seem to get it working. I know the post_id (it's 1571 btw), so I looked around and only found this link from 7 ...
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Check if sidebar is rendered?

I want to check if there are sidebars rendered on the front end and if so output some body classes so I can style the page differently. I tried using is_active_sidebar but that just returns true if ...
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Children Pages Displaying Only Intermittenty

Created a sidebar that lists WP's default pages' children. Yet there is some intermittent behavior where the sidebar lists the directory correctly on one page, but nothing on another. Live examples ...
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Sidebars for custom post type

I have created a sidebar and named it as ‘Clients Sidebar’. I also have a custom post type ‘Clients’. Now I want to assign ‘Clients Sidebar’ to all Clients without using any plugin. My theme has an ...
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Programmatically retrieve the sidebar/s classes

For my new plugin which I develop, I need some code to retrieve the sidebar/s classes(programmatically of caurse). Can someone advise please? Regards I. sher
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Cannot access variables within a widget

I'm currently learning PHP and Wordpress development from a Java background at the moment. How do I access variables in public function Example_Widget() from public function widget( $args, $instance ...
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Admin Sidebar Menu in Tree View

how to make admin sidebar menu in tree view like this plugin ? => Admin Menu Tree Page View I mean, it's only for Pages menu. I wanted plugins list contained in the sidebar menu can be made in the ...
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PHP Wordpress Monthly Top Author in Sidebar

Im trying to show List of Top Author by Property Update Count (Monthly) in my sidebar. How to adjust this php code. This php only show AUTHOR list in my sidebar, not sort it by Monthly Property Update ...
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How can I hide post title from Categories menu in side bar?

I hope there is someone who can help me about this. This problem makes me crazy since two days. I added "Categories" widget to my sidebar, I have 3 level categories and the 4th one is blog posts. ...
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Searchresult sidebar change

So, where is the searchresult page sidebar located? For example, in the searchresult page, there is "A" sidebar. However, I want to change it to "B" sidebar. I looked at search.php but could not ...
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How to display comments with recent comments default widget?

I would like to create custom widget from the default Recent Comments widget to show also the comment content of commenter. How can I do it? class YOUR NEW WIDGET NAME extends WP_Widget { // ...
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How do I default the widgets in my dynamic sidebars? [duplicate]

Similar to a previous question that was not technically answered: I have a custom theme with dynamic sidebars and custom widgets. I would like to set what widgets are in those sidebars by default. ...
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Add class to links inside widget

So I'm working on a theme and I'm using Ian Lunn's collection of css hover effects. Currently I'm adding the classes I want through the dashboard (appearance>menus) which adds the class to the li that ...
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I'd like to add an fa icon before a link in my 'recent post' side bar [closed]

Similar to your 'how to format' side bar----> I've got the code that will pull the icon the question is: where do I insert that, so that with every new post a link appears in the side bar with the ...
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Expand Widget Area With Archive DropDown

I have archive drop down widget. but when i open list, these lists are floating over below widgets and not expanding its parent area for drop down list this widget is added by wordpress widget area ...
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Check if widget is inside sidebar with PHP

I am creating a custom theme with some widgets. In the theme, to make it easier for my client to update, I am using SiteOrigin's Page Builder plugin, which uses widgets to display content. I am ...
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Adding Multiple Sidebars

Hello all I would like to add multiple sidebars to my wordpress site I currently have 2 sidebars registered in functions.php like so: function themename_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( ...
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twitter widget loads properly in all themes except my own theme?

I've written my own theme for my wordpress website. The problem is that the twitter widget loads properly in all the themes except mine. Below is the attachment of the widget in both the themes - ...
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Sidebar menu, different parent and child pages

I wish to organize a hierarchy of pages into a navigation menu in a manner similar to the following: Cats Short-haired Long-haired Purebred About Animals Dogs Toy Dogs Hounds Terriers About ...
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List children of second level sub page

Top Level Page - Second Level Page --- Child Page --- Child Page --- Child Page The goal here is to list all children of second level, I have that done from the codex. However, when I click ...
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Extra sidebar in Twenty fifteen

I really like the Twenty Fifteen theme, but I need an extra sidebar, preferably on the right side of the screen. I already made a child theme, and tried the following: Added the following to ...
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How to remove a widget from the sidebar on specific page?

I want to remove a widget from page with id '28'. How can I do it? I have found function for it, but it is private function, so I can't use it. "wp set sidebars widgets This function's access is ...
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How to hide sidebar widgets in all pages except Hompage?

im using a sidebar widget in homepage for an extra gallery. sadly it appears in every pages ._. thanks in advance
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Which banner plugin is this? [closed]

Which plugin is the main banner on this demo website ? I've wasted much time looking for it. I just couldn't find it. http://template-demo.org/woo/WCM01/WCM010013/WP1/
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Recent posts show thumbnail

I'm learning wordpress theme development and using Underscores as my starter theme. How can I show either a small thumbnail of a image or featured image, from each post In my recent posts custom ...
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How To Make Wp Dynamic Sidebar Like twentytwelve Theme

im new in wordpress and trying to create wordpess theme which can be used in any wordpress blog ,im following twentytwelve Theme as my theme example but when i try to create sidebar it does not work ...
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How to programmatically GET (to know) which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being used on Different Pages?

Lets say i want to detect such thing from the "functions.php" .. to know which Sidebar (or) which Menu is being loaded on current (whatever landed) page, how can i know? Lets say i have a few pages, ...
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How to create pagination for homepage with widgetized area?

I have created homepage with sidebar area filled with different widgets. Each widget fetch and display posts from different categories. Now I need to create a numbered pagination in homepage which ...
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Sidebar Categories Questio

I added five categories through widgets on my primary sidebar. Under each of them, all of my main categories that have posts in them are coming up. However, I only want certain categories to come up ...
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Call Multiple Sidebars at once

I have multiple sidebars registered for my site's footer, called footer-1, footer-2, and footer-3. It will be a 3 column layout in my footer. What is the best way to call these 3 sidebars? Should I ...
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Target logic based on Widget / Sidebar Name

I have a theme that uses registers a sidebar called 'homepage-middle-widget' and it's child widgets are pulling images in undesired sizes. Is it possible to target a widget and / or it's parent in ...
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Dynamically add content to an existing widget area

I have an existing widget area / sidebar. Rather than adding content to it via Appearance ? Widgets in the Dashboard, I want to inject content into the widget area from functions.php. Is there hook ...
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sidebar not displaying when using get data

I have a sidebar as a widget which displays correctly on all pages depeneding on the super page id. I am using a custom function to calculate and display the required sidebar. function ...
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Displaying Custom Sidebar Without Modifying Theme's Core File?

Is there a way to display custom sidebar created with a plugin on the wordpress front-end without modifying theme's core file? EDIT: Here is what I currently doing: I hooked the custom dynamic ...
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Correcting the content width when sidebar is inactive?

I want my website's content (posts) to be central in the page when the sidebar is inactive. I've currently got it set to fit both the content AND the sidebar on the same page. How can I make it ...
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Custom options for sidebar (widgets container)

How can I create custom options for the sidebar? Like toggling the sidebar and setting its width, right from the widget area? I can do this for widgets but not the sidebar. Here's an illustration of ...
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Divide / Break sidebar in two

I have to implement a design where I need to divide the sidebar in two. Please see the below image of the design. I managed to split the posts from the main loop by using a counter. After the first ...
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Add classes to individual sidebars

This is my first time posting on here so let me know if I don't follow any rules or best practices. I'm creating several sidebars through our WordPress site and not all of them will be styled the ...
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How to change the widget's instance settings depending on sidebar

I want my widget to have one default option value in sidebar-1 and another in sidebar-2. How can I do it? I know wp saves widget right after drag and drop it into different sidebar in widget admin ...
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Function to remove archive sidebar for custom taxonomy?

I have a custom taxonomy/custom post category and I'm trying to write a function, which removes the sidebar from the archive pages, only when there's a (custom) taxonomy match. The match part isn't ...
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Tags Instead of Category

UPDATE: I have this widget that allows me to CHOOSE and SHOW the latest posts from a specific category in the sidebar. Here's the code; add_action( 'widgets_init', 'tie_categort_posts_widget' ); ...