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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Generate sidebars based on input value?

I have an input wich returns the following as an example: sidebar-one:1,sidebar-two:1,sidebar-three:0 1 is for active 0 is for inactive Can someone tell me where am i wrong on this code: function ...
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How do I make the sidebar bigger in twenty twelve?

I am new to WP with little knowledge of code. I am using Twenty Twelve and have managed to create a child theme (minus the header image for some reason). One of my widgets does not fit into the ...
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Moving widgets panel in Customizer one level up

When adding widgets into the sidebars using the Customizer, there is one unnecessary step till you get to panel with the "Add a Widget" button. Three steps: Widgets → Sidebar → panel with ...
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Display certain category posts in sidebar [closed]

I would like to add a widget on sidebar and display 10 articles with image and title that are under category "Breaking News". How do I display them? Just like the example before
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Conditional tags issue for multiple is_page() conditions in sidebar.php

I've been pulling my hair out today trying to get this right. Basically I have a sidebar, which makes requests to individual files (such as sidebar-home.php, sidebar-residential.php) and different ...
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Allow different <span> tags in widget titles

How can I make widget titles allow HTML? I want to add icons from an iconfont to the titles like <span class="icon-someicon">Widget Title Here</span> I tried the following but it does ...
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Change HTML structure for custom menu in sidebar

I've been digging for documentation on how to change HTML output for the "Custom menu" which you place in optional widget. So its clear what I meen I have attached an image of the widget block here: ...
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Creating a custom sidebar section - adding widgets causes “Errors”

http://www.new.techmoney360.com/keek-provides-updates-on-peeks-product-launch/ - is an example of the work I'm doing right now. An example of a sidebar area I'm tying to achieve http://www.vice.com/...
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Add Social Media icon widget to customizer

How can I add a Customizer widget to add social media icons with links to their social media profiles? To clear it up, I have created a few images with the inspect element. I want to have a section ...
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Check if sidebar is active on page with id

How can i check if a certain sidebar is active on a certain page from functions.php using page id or some other page meta data?
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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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Full width layout for custom post type pages

I'm trying to remove a widget area called 'Primary' from a certain page on a site. This is the function where I manage the sidebars: //ADD CATEGORIES IN SIDEBAR OF SINGLE POST TYPE add_action( '...
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Category specific months list in sidebar.php

What have made me pulling my hair apart for while, how to output category specific month list. I've been searching for the same problem and solution cannot find any lucky so far... Anyway, I have two ...
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Widgets menu is not appearing in the Dashboard

I'm using a theme that supports Widgets and Sidebars but when I go into the Dashboard, I do not see a Widgets menu under Appearance. Any pointers on where I can start looking to figure out why this ...
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Trying to Add a LEFT Sidebar?

I'm running the base 2016 wordpress theme. I have modified it to allow for a left side sidebar. I am able to see the admin side of the sidebar like so: I have registered the call in the functions....
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How do I hook a sidebar via add_action?

On one of my templates I have an action hook 'do_xyz' I want to attach a custom sidebar to the action hook do_xyz Here is what I am trying in my theme functions.php file, does not work: add_action('...
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how to display a sidebar widget based on a dynamic custom field?

I used to manually assign a sidebar to a post based on a custom field using the following code in the sidebar global $wp_query; $postid = $wp_query->post->ID; $sidebar = get_post_meta($postid, "...
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How to append custom text to the output of 'categories widget'?

How do I customize the "categories widget" to append additional text on the sidebar display? from category 1 category 2 category 3 category 4 to category 1 folder category 2 folder category 3 ...
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How to exclude certain widget from showing up on home/front page? [duplicate]

Without using a plugin, how do I prevent/exclude the sidebar widget "recent posts" from showing up on the home/front page? I do want it to show on the sidebar of rest of other archive/post pages.
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Cannot save widgets in custom sidebars

I'm working on a child theme of the Toolset Bootstrap Theme. I need to create a custom sidebar, so I registered the new sidebar in my child theme's function.php file: function ...
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Adding classes to dynamic sidebar

Hey so I am trying to create this conditional that auto creates a grid layout when widgets/sidebars are added and removed. The goal is let the user put in as many widgets as possible without worrying ...
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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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Display category-specific comments in sidebar

I'm trying to display comments in the sidebar from only the current category. So far I've got this: <?php // Posts per page setting $ppp = 8; //get_option('posts_per_page'); // either use ...
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How to filter Sidebar Content

I want to filter sidebar content generated from dynamic_sidebar() and only return the last 2 calendar years of archives (not last 24 months). Is it possible to do this sort of filtering and how?
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A post with a clear:both in its css destroy the theme design, and the sidebar is moved to the bottom

Everything was working well, but somebody wrote a post with the following inside: <iframe blablabla (a video) </iframe> <div style="clear: both; height: 3px; width: 592px;"></div>...
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How to add Sidebar and Full width option in post editor

If a user is editing a page, they have the option to choose any page template for that page through the edit screen. Wordpress does not have that option for posts. I installed the Sparkling theme and ...
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How to List subcategories of a single category alphabetically

Imagine there is a category called Info ( id = 40 ) that has many subcategories . Now I want to show the ones that start with " A " and " D " somewhere else . Is there a way to kind of get ...
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How to delete wordpress menu

I'm designing my product pages, but at every page at the bottom, I find this: Does anyone know how to delete this?
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widgets_init actions not fired from functions.php's child theme

I need to add new sidebars for using them accordingly on different pages throughout my shop. I use Woocommerce and my own Storefront child theme. This is a snippet of what is in functions.php file ...
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Widgets not displaying in theme customizer

I am developing a new theme and I am using several sidebars in this theme. All works fine, but the widgets are not showing up in the theme customizer section. All widgets are working fine under "...
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Wordpress Bootstrap Grid

What's the best way to create a grid layout using bootstrap, or see link below http://v4-alpha.getbootstrap.com/examples/carousel/ displaying three different headings, should i use wp-query or, ...
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Add the sidebar/widget editor to the post edit screen?

There are (among others) two common ways of customizing the sidebar on an individual post: Create a new sidebar for the post, using code or plugins like Custom sidebars, WP Custom Sidebar, Per Page ...
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A way to have some per sidebars settings integrated with the native sidebar/widgets UX?

Lets make it simple, lets say I want to have a per sidebar setting that will control if the sidebar has a white or gray background. Obviously I can add some CSS to do that, but I want to let the user ...
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Handling dozens of sidebars

We have the job to realize a page with custom sidebars. Sidebars can be created on the fly on post an page edit screens, to add a custom sidebar on each page. The client wants to use this to add ...
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Use customizer or sidebar for header settings?

I'm converting html into Wordpress theme. In the header I have a tel number and a button. Both are links, but styled differently. Do you think it would be better to make them a sidebar (widget area) ...
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Ban certain widgets from certain sidebars

I have several sidebars in the theme I'm developing. Some of them are designed to hold only a few widget types. So I'm trying to figure out how to keep other widgets out without using a plugin. After ...
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Is there a way to use get_sidebar() when no widgets are activated?

WP version 4.4.2, I have a customized sidebar.php and no widgets activated, which automatically prohibits get_sidebar() function to load contents of sidebar.php. Is there a way to forcefully load ...
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Show Woocommerce minicart widget in checkout page sidebar? And, how to make this update secure by overriding widget?

Before asking question here I want to tell that I have already asked the question in stackoverflow and wordpress forum but have not got any answer. So finally I came here. I have installed the ...
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Display all posts with same title

I'm trying to display in a sidebar php widget, all posts with same post_title in a specific category. I find this code on internet but don't how to use it Thanks for your help. function ...
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Choose custom sidebars in post edit

Is there a way to have a dropdown of all available sidebars show within the post menu? Something kind of like this - Custom Sidebar only on single post - but being able to pick and choose which ...
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Add featured image to sidebar [closed]

I'm working on a custom theme someone else built, and I'm trying to add a featured image to the blog page sidebar, above the widgets. I have already added a featured image to the page sidebar using ...
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Keeping shortcode-generated widget and theme element in one line [closed]

I set up a playground site PlaygroundSite and I am trying to put Polylang language changer widget in the same line as linked-in icon. Because ascent theme does not contain a widget/sidebar area there,...
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Check over a small apply button widget I have made for WP Job Manager

I have made a small widget that displays the apply button in the page sidebar. I am still quite new to WordPress widget development and am wondering if somebody would be kind enough to have a look ...
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Widgets not working in Customizr but working in Appearance

I'm having some trouble with my widgets. I've registered widget areas correctly; as the widgets are showing up in the "Appearance" menu. However widgets aren't showing up in the Customizr section of ...
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Disable Sidebar in the Product Page in Storefront Theme

I am using storefront theme, where there is options for the Full Width in the pages but not in the Product Page and Product Category Page in the Store Front Theme As i played with css and i go this ...
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(WooCommerce) Remove Sidebar only on Single-Product page

I'm creating a theme and don't want to display the sidebar on single-product's page. Following the recommendations of WooCommerce, I made a copy of "templates" folder (under woocommerce plugin) and ...
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Check if has any sidebar active on current page

Is possible to check if has any sidebar active on current page? Like this: @edit This function also return true even if the current page does not have this sidebar active... <?php if(...
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Multiple rows of footer widget areas

I have a function on my functions.php that adds a bootstrap col class to the footer sidebars depending on the number of active sidebars. What I intend to achieve with this is having footer widgets ...
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How to hide default sidebar widgets?

I'd like to hide/not display all default widgets(Search, Recent Posts, Recent Comments, Archive, Categories and Meta) which are inserted into custom sidebar when the theme is installed. (Removing them ...
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Undefined index: custom_sidebars

I am implementing custom sidebars on a theme I am developing. Everything works fine when I add new custom sidebars. However, when if I remove these new added custom sidebars I get the error Undefined ...