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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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 ...
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Need help with theme Business (Modern Themes): sidebar issue

I'm using Business theme from Modern Themes (modernthemes.net/wordpress-themes/business/). I have a "problem" that doesn't seem like a real problem because it is shown in the demo of the theme, so it ...
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Manually Adjust Column Widths to Enable Sidebar?

As I've seen, the problem of having a sidebar pushed to the top or bottom of the page is quite common. I have tried many approaches to fixing this issue, but the only thing that worked for me is to ...
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Give Editor Access To Sidebar

I want to give the Editor Role access to editing the sidebar and it's contents. I have a text widget in there and in order to edit this text widget the user needs to be an admin - this sucks. How do I ...
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Choose sidebars column in widgets.php page

I know that sidebars appear on widgets.php page in order that you register the sidebars. So register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __('First', 'mytheme'), .... )); register_sidebar(array( '...
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HowTo: Add Class to Sidebar Widget List-Items

The newest version of Bootstrap (v3.0) adds a new List Group component which has the following structure: <ul class="list-group"> <li class="list-group-item">Cras justo odio</li> ...
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Issue in adapted Twentyfourteen-child Functions.js (add toggles)

I am trying to add one (and maybe more) toggle buttons and menus on a Twentyfourteen-child theme. As the behaviour of search toggle is defined in twentyfourteen/js/functions.js I copied and adapted ...
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Removing custom widget area WordPress 4.4

I know it is a very simple thing but I just cannot figure it out. I always used to define widget areas and sidebar in source code, however this time I have used the UI option from Appearance > ...
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Having different sidebar content for MANY pages?

I am continuing on from a topic I already posted but with a different angle. Please bare with me as I try to provide as much information as possible. I am looking to add a simple text area called "...
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Registered Sidebar Display Issue

I am new to WordPress so the answer is probably obvious. I have 2 registered sidebars and I'm "get"ing them both in my archive.php but they aren't showing up. Here is the code for just one of them ...
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Displaying different page links on different pages

I have a wordpress site with 100+ pages. Now suppose 5 pages are related to page 1, and I want to show them in side bar as similar pages/related pages and other group of pages in other menu in sidebar....
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Script in sidebar blocks other widget's load

in my Sidebar, before the widget generated from Wordpress, I have this PHP script that fetches the latest threads from my vBulletin 4 Forum: <div class="box newtopics"> ...
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Load different single.php templates according to post layout selection

I have created a way of choosing different layouts for posts(sidebar right, sidebar left, full width). This is done through a meta box that displays radio buttons with an image for each layout type. ...
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Dynamic sidebars

I have functionality in place to create dynamic sidebars. So the user can use default sidebars or create their own sidebars. The code for creating custom sidebars: global $my_theme_option; ...
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Loop doesn't work

I'm making a box in my sidebar that shows with a loop a list of articles of a single category: <?php // The Query query_posts('cat=31&posts_per_page=5'); // The Loop while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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wp_get_attachment_image() not displaying post images even though wp_get_attachment_url() echo correct urls

I am trying to make a widget which takes post id as input from user and displays images of the specified post in sidebar. wp_get_attachment_url() gets me the url but in the next line ...
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Custom options for WordPress sidebars

I am curious if it is possible to add custom options for each sidebar on the widgets page. Something like this (the part with the "Mobile" option): I'm having trouble finding a hook or action that ...
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custom sidebars don't appear in wp-customizer's widgets section

I'm adding Custom Sidebars as Post Type like here the sidebars appears correctly in Widgets page [.../wp-admin/widgets.php] and widgets appears correctly in their position .. of course i'm using (...
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Different “Text Widgets” in Sidebar on Many Different Pages?

Hi there I have a few questions on adding different sidebar texts to sidebars per page. On one part of my site, I have pages dedicated to individual animals. I have figured out how to change the ...
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How to allow admins to create a sidebar from the admin

I'm creating a WordPress theme and I've noticed that a lot of premium themes allow the users to go to Appearance->Sidebars and create a new Sidebar by simply giving it a name. The user can then Go to ...
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Can you target a widget_class in a register_sidebar?

Using Bootstrap 3 to create a WordPress theme I am using register_sidebar() for the sidebar: if ( function_exists( 'register_sidebar' ) ) { register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( '...
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Order of sidebars in Appearance > Widgets

How do you change the order that the sidebars appear in the Appearance > Widgets page? I have code like: register_sidebar(array( 'name' => 'Home 1', ... register_sidebar(array( 'name' ...
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Does current page contain widget or sidebar

Is there a way to detect whether a specific page contains a widget or sidebar. I am aware of is_active_sidebar() & is_active_widget() which return true or sidebar containing the widget, but this ...
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How can I change sidebar position via URL parameter?

I have live Customizer on my theme and there is an option to set the sidebar position to align left or right. How can I change the sidebar position via URL parameter? For example, if my sidebar ...
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Menus Removed from Custom Widget Area

I’m hoping someone out there can help me out with this issue I’ve been scratching my head about for some time now. At my place of employment we have a WordPress site on our intranet, running a child ...
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Any available action to add content before and after sidebar?

I am looking for inserting a function's output before sidebar's first widget, and one in the end after the last widget Is it possible?
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Add the title of a widget as an ID - for anchor links

I'm currently building a WordPress theme where my page consists of widgets. One widget is a part of the page. I'd like to be able to use anchor links with them, and to do this, I would like to output ...
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Wordpress custom widget into sidebar not showing

I'm trying to add my custom fb_widget to the sidebar. The default widgets can be added. Below is the code for the widget: /** * Adds FB_Widget widget. */ class FB_Widget extends WP_Widget { /**...
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How to display most popular posts from certain category in sidebar?

Assume I have a menu based on categories (jazz, rock, classic). I would like to display most popular posts (in sidebar widget) depending on which page I am (on jazz page I would like to have most ...
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Custom page template to sidebar/widget

I have a custom page template and I want it to display as a sidebar. How to do this? I google it but I did not find any articles/topics about this. Or how can I create a shortcode for this custom ...
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How to add new sidebar widget area to child theme?

I want to create a new sidebar widget area in the header of my child theme. What would be the best way to do this? Here is the code for one of the sidebars in the parent theme: <?php add_action( '...
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Sidebar at bottom however I have completely replaced theme folder back to original code

Wordpress sidebar stuck at bottom despite replacing the entire theme file(works with other themes), Help please I have been over the web and most people do not have the problem I have it seems. I ...
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How to add sidebar to Isola theme? [closed]

I am using Automattic's own Isola theme on my blog. It's a single column theme and it has a sidebar which pops up from the left if clicked on show more kind of button on the left side of site title. ...
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Add HTML wrapper around widget content

I'm using genesis as my framework but i need help to to add some html markup on my register widget. I know by default its add html mark up but I want to add more inside of it how would I do that? //...
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Display comment form of specific page in sidebar

I want to display the comment form of a specific page on a sidebar. It will look like this roughly. I tried modifying from comments.php and putting it on sidebar.php. But nothing shows up. ...
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Display the id list of active widgets of same sidebar?

The condition is i have to check the id of active widgets of one sidebar and hide some widgets based on id of the listed widgets.Any ideas ...
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Disable widgets on specific posts

I run a horror related blog. Google is upset with me for displaying adsense in a sidebar widget for one specific post number (4603) that contains an article about an 18+ topic. How can I disable the ...
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What is the difference with get_sidebar and dynamic_sidebar? [closed]

What is the difference with get_sidebar() and dynamic_sidebar()? I was wondering which one I should use. Maybe one use widgets and the other one doesn't?
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How to edit contents of dynamic_sidebar()?

I know PHP well but I'm new to Wordpress. I got an incomplete Wordpress website. It has a static home page with an Aweber newsletter form. I tried digging into installed theme and in home.php I came ...
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Admin sidebar element buggy on hover with Google Chrome 45 [duplicate]

I'm using OSX 10.10 Google Chrome Version 45.0.2454.85 (64-bit) And When I go through the sidebar elements on my Wordpress site it looks like this: Is this a known bug?. On Firefox and Safari ...
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Corrupt WordPress Design/Appearance [duplicate]

Has anyone ever experienced the following in terms of sidebar design corruption. This has only recently started happening, using the vanilla WordPress package from the site. I've tried multiple ...
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Load same sidebar multiple times

I came across a very different scenario where I had to use get_sidebar('recommendations') multiple times on one page. But it works only one time. It works multiple times only when I use include('...
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Get custom side bar on custom post archive page

I have a custom post type called “bibliographies” and the corresponding archive-bibliographies.php file to show a list of posts. On this page I want to add a side bar that is unique to this page, so I ...
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Adding an extra sidebar to your theme

I want an extra sidebar added to this wordpress theme of mine. I want it right under my left sidebar and not next to it as it is currently showing: www.giftforgag.com. I have tried many things but ...
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Sidebar only shows up on blog page

I am currently working on a theme that uses a Page Sidebar for the Contact, About, Portfolio and Home pages, and a Blog Sidebar for the Blog page. For some reason, the Page Sidebar is not showing up ...
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Get number of widgets in sidebar

How can I get the number of widgets that are active on a specific sidebar? Is there a core function for this? I want to add a class to each widget on a sidebar based on how many of them are displayed....
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How to add custom sidebar on each single page?

I'm creating a book review site. I wanted the site with two columns (65% 35% respectively). On the left side as usual review of the books and other stuff should go, so no worries with that part. On ...