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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Is there a way to display content from a post meta box in the sidebar?

I'd like to display content from a custom meta box that appears for a particular custom post type in the sidebar, when a single post of that type is being displayed. I know how to normally display ...
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How put links in wordpress dynamic sidebar?

i would like put link after each widget in dynamic sidebar. I thinks is possible if i use static sidebar, but i don't found any tutorial for this. Thanks you
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the_widget() and widget's ID

Let's assume I have a widget that displays only its name: <p> <?php echo $args['widget_id'] ?> </p> So when I drag & drop my widget to any sidebar it shows: ...
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How to show multiple instances of the WP125 Widget?

I have multiple sidebars, based on different pages. How can I get the WP125 widget to show on all of them?? Once I add it to one sidebar, it is unavailable to put on others (like many other widgets by ...
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How to setup sidebar modules to use jQuery Accordian

To use jQuery UI accordion, I need markup like <h3>Module 1</h3> <div> <!-- module content here --> </div> <h3>Module 2</h3> <div> <!-- ...
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Header image is overlapping sidebar?

I just changed my header from a background to an image, as that seemed to be the easiest way to link the entire header to my main page (after a whole lot of trial and error with other methods). The ...
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Replacing static code in a template file with a sidebar and widgets?

I am new to WordPress and need help. I am currently working on the site http://ecentriconline.com/surferbeachfront. On this page, I want to display the left hand side as a widget. Right now, the left ...
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how do I change the side bar content?

As of now, my side bar is pretty standard: How can I change it so that it shows tags, recent posts, etc...
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How to list custom post types in a secondary sidebar?

I have a custom post type called "Static Content." I would like to list those posts in the following secondary sidebar: sidebar-secondary: <div class="block-3 border-top"> <?php ...
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How do I add the same contact form to multiple wordpress sites and capture the response in one place or database?

I own a network of 100+ Wordpress based websites. All website are separate installations of Wordpress and are on different servers. I would like to create one contact form have it shown in the ...
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Can WordPress Read Its Own RSS Feed?

I am using a static front page for my blog to which I have added a widgetized sidebar area to hold an RSS feed widget. I want to show summaries of the latest two or three blog posts on the front page, ...
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From what hook on is it possible to conditionally add actions?

I tried to have a siderbar registered at the "init" hook based on a variable from the theme options array indicating whether the sidebar should be used in the design. Now it appears that that the ...
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is_user_logged_in function in a sidebar not working

I'm trying to get my sidebar to change when a user is logged in and i'm using the is_user_logged_in function. Here is the code - <!-- BEGIN sidebar --> <?php /** * The Sidebar containing ...
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Different widgets in sidebar on sub-children pages?

I'm working on project, where I have different widgets on pages and also different order. Example - on About page I may have chat widget, then e-mail sign-up widget, then testimonials widget. On other ...
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Content not showing up when using custom template + sidebar

I am working on a user dashboard for my site using wp user front end and Mingle. I decided the best way to integrate this is by creating a custom sidebar and using that in a new template, which I did. ...
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Styling images coming from another blog

I had asked a question earlier, on getting post-thumbnails from another WP-site. There, the awesome Mike coded a SQL query whose results are then passes on to a PHP array. The piece of code from that ...
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widgets in footer?

Can i use dynamic_sidebar('first-footer-widget-area'); directly in footer.php?Any change to made in functions.php page? I am using twenty ten theme.
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Display posts from category in post content?

I am developing a website using WordPress. As I don't want the sidebar, I removed 'get_sidebar()' from my page. But I need to place a category in the content part (like a category for latest news) - ...
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How can I assign widgets from WP to appear in bbpress?

The usual set-up: www.domain.com - wordpress installation with sidebars and widgets; www.domain.com/forum - bbpress. BBpress is integrated via bbpress-integration plugin. The question is - how can I ...
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Specific and Different Ads for each Post?

I am working with a magazine client who sells adversiting offline in their magazine and now has a WordPress online magazine. Each of their stories is broken into different posts, and they are using ...
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Custom Post Type Query for Sidebar Doesn't Work on Front Page

Interesting issue here. I have this: $args=array( 'meta_key'=>'_simple_fields_fieldGroupID_1_fieldID_8_numInSet_0', 'post_type' => 'stores', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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Getting post-thumbnails from another WP site

I have two WordPress installations, one at http://inversekarma.in and the other at http://inversekarma.in/photos. The latter is a photoblog, and its theme uses the standard WP post thumbnails (EDIT: ...
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Get list of all registered sidebars

I am registering sidebars automatically for each category (a separate widget space per category). The technique I'm using is here. In the admin side I have an options page where I need to display a ...
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different class (css) for sidebar widgets

I want to add different class (css) in widgets in site sidebar . For example: First widget in Sidebar -> class=sidebar-top1 Second widget in Sidebar -> class=sidebar-top2 third widget in Sidebar ...
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Dividing widgets in sidebar?

I'm having a custom sidebar called Footer. I'm displaying this sidebar using this code: <?php if ( !function_exists('dynamic_sidebar') || !dynamic_sidebar('Footer') ) : ?> (maybe I should ...
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show posts names and links in the sidebar list as categories child

i'm using this plugin to show an exapandable/collapsible widget-menu in my sidebar. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/folding-category-widget it works very well! the question, not directly ...
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Get the sidebar ID in which the current widget was dropped

How can I find out in which sidebar was a widget dropped? From inside that widget. More precisely from the form() function. Can I automatically remove the widget if it's not added in the appropriate ...
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Count widgets of a certain type

How can I get the number (count) of, let's say, text widgets from a sidebar? for eg. if I drop 4 text widgets in the sidebar, I want to get this number somehow from another widget
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Which tabs widget plugin for wordpress is better? [closed]

I see there are a lot of plugins to create tabbed widget in side-bar: Fun with tabs Post 2 tabs Hybrid Tabs Wordpress Tabs Slides AmR Tab Menu Navigation Tabbed Widgets Which one is the best in ...
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Missing argument 3 for wp_register_sidebar_widget()

I installed the Deprecated Calls plugin and it's telling me to change register_sidebar_widget() and register_widget_control(), essentially add wp_ first. I did but I'm getting Missing argument 3 for ...
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Wordpress Local to Live and The Missing Widgets!

I have just finished my local dev of a wordpress woo theme for a client which has extensive sidebar customization and widgets. Ive done a full mysql export and import via phpmyadmin. However when I ...
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Missing sidebar parameter “fix” - before_content

as you know the sidebar parameters from register_sidebar() that control the widget layout are - before_widget - after_widget - before_title - after_title the problem is that you cannot implement ...
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Post thumbnails in sidebar & footer?

I have a category in my blog called "work", and I will be assigning each post a thumbnail. This category will be excluded from my blog's navigation, but added as a fake page on my page nav bar. ...
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How to Show Different Sidebars on Specific Pages?

I'm making a blog where only on specific pages I want to show different sidebar, I will add some widgets to those sidebar, which I don't want to show in default sidebar. I've found a coding method to ...
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Display custom post data in sidebar w/ dropdown

I'm trying to set up a sidebar area that'll do two things: Display a drop-down of posts in a given custom post types. Display post metadata (content and custom fields) if selected post The thing ...
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Highlight custom widgets in the admin area?

I have created some custom widgets for my client to use, but I want to make them stand out amidst the fifteen or so standard widgets in the admin area. How can I do this? I have solved this problem ...
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Limit widget to certain sidebar?

I have multiple "sidebars", but not all of them are the same size. Not all widgets fit in all sidebars (for example, I have a "footer sidebar" where the client can place custom widgets, but they are ...
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Changing name of sidebar widget

I have created dynamic sidebars. They are working fine and appear in the Widgets area. However, I would like to customize the name that appears on each sidebar. So, right now each sidebar is named ...
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why does this text overlaps in the sidebar?

I've been trying, without success, to remove to sliding of the text: "ggplot+background+grid+colour" From the left sidebar here Any suggestions on how to do this?
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is_home() and is_single() Not Working as Expected with Custom Post Types?

(Moderators note: Was originally titled: "Custom post type problem?") I'm having some problems with custom post types where everything is working great except for the sidebars. Here is some code ...
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Getting the Next and Previous Posts Titles in the Sidebar?

Let's assume that I have the following posts with the following titles: PostA (is assigned to the 'category 1') PostX (category 2) PostB (category 1) PostC (category 1) PostD (category 1) PostY ...
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“Folding” links in the blogroll

I've got a site (this one) with too many links in the blogroll. I want to keep them there, but to maybe have them "fold" in the menu (after some of them showing without the unfolding of the menu) ...
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Contact Form in sidebar [closed]

I have a Contact Form 7 form as a page on my site. I'd like to place the contact form on the sidebar. How can I do this?
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Adding custom html and standard widgets to sidebar

I want to add both custom html that advanced text widgets can't support and the standard sidebar widgets in the same sidebar. However, when I put a sidebar widget into the theme, it removes all the ...
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Paging in a sidebar mini loop

I switched to another theme and decided to make a widget of some default code I had in there which shows my delicious posts, twitter posts, su posts and youtube vids in a custom loop (excluding these ...
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Including Custom Post Types in “Recent Posts” Widget

I'm able to easily include my custom post types into my main loop by making small adjustments with query_posts(), but I'm not sure how I would go about including custom post types in the "Recent ...
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Dynamic Sidebars On Multiple Subpages

I am building a site in WordPress. It has multiple subpages, many of which require different sidebars. So, I have a widgetized theme and I have also created a few sidebar widgets. I have written a ...
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Loading scripts only if a particular shortcode or widget is present

I needed a way to filter a page/posts content before it was loaded so I could add scripts to the header if a specific shortcode was present. After much searching I came across this on ...
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How can I hide the sidebar on specific pages?

I'm using a child of the twentyten default theme and I want to hide the sidebar on some pages. What is the solution for that?
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Sidebar Widget Registration without a name, how is it assigned to new named sidebar widget?

In my current theme version, I'm registering sidebars with names. However, in previous versions, I only had one sidebar and registered it without a name like so... if ( ...