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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to completely remove the sidebar? [closed]

I am custermising adamos theme with the WordPress web tool. I went to Appearance ==> Widgets, and removed everything in Primary Sidebar. But I still see ARCHIVES and META at the position of right ...
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Registering multiple sidebars with data from an array

I am attempting to dynamically register sidebars for certain pages. The pages must meet the following criteria: be published be a page (not a post) use the template 'template-generic-sidebar' In ...
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how to run a php code in widget?

I have a code to get all taxonomies and terms for a single post: $object_terms = wp_get_object_terms($post->ID, 'staff', array('fields' => 'all')); if ($object_terms) { echo '<p>' . ...
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Update widget form after drag-and-drop “only specific plugin”

This solution, Update widget form after drag-and-drop, works correctly but I want to adapt this function to affect only a specific plugin and not every plugin. How could I do it?
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Change directory where get_header(), get_footer() and get_sidebar() look for templates

I'm creating my own theme framework, and I want to organize my code, separating the partials files from the pages. But I want to do that and still use the native functions get_header(), get_footer() ...
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Get the sidebar title outside widget

I want to find a way to get the sidebar title outside of the widget area. My actual functions file: if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(array( 'name' => __( ...
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List child terms and posts in the current term

With this code parent term page lists all the child terms and the child term page lists all of the posts in current term, and the single page lists a big flat list of terms(hierarchical). Now, The ...
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Make Twitter feed widget show on side panel, which does not exist yet in the template

I was asked to do a slight revamp of the web page Motorcycle forum, notably, to move twitter feed to sidebar, which, however, does not show. The website, although simplistic, looks quite mature, so ...
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Sidebar completely disappeared

I made a theme with working sidebars on both the right hand side of the content and in the page footer. The right-hand-side sidebar is called in index.php like this: <?php get_sidebar(); ?> ...
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Adding placeholders to the sidebar-login widget plugin

It is my understanding that you may use the filters to code the placeholders to the plugin 'sidebar-login widget'. The programmer Mike pointed me to the code location where it should go: ...
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How to List all Sidebars in a Metabox

I'm trying to add a metabox to every page that is a drop down list of all registered sidebars that is then saved in a custom field. I'm using this metabox class I've gotten as far as this: // get ...
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Create an array of “read next” posts using a dynamic offset

Writing my first theme from scratch here. I'm attempting to create a "read next" sidebar that will show the next 30 posts in a list on my sidebar in my single.php file. I know how to grab all of the ...
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Can't replace the default sidebar with a custom sidebar on Custom Post Type in Genesis

I have an archive template ("archive-reviews.php") for a Custom Post Type I have created. I'd like to replace the default archive sidebar with a different one that I have created using the Genesis ...
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Backend Sidebar Add Another Post Menu

Once logged into WordPress, looking at the sidebar menu. How can I make another Post Page Menu with a different name? Then make my own posts under that new Post page. If Pages are pages, and Menus ...
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How do I insert a photo at the top of the sidebar?

http://www.beautybykatlin.com/ Hello, How do I add an image at the top of the sidebar? I had one there but I deleted it and I don't know how to get it back. Please help!!! Thank you!
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I'm hit with: undefined constant register_sidebar. Once in debug mode? [closed]

I'm attempting to test my theme and I switched my config to debug true and I'm now hit with "Notice: Use of undefined constant register_sidebar - assumed 'register_sidebar'" I'm struggling to fix and ...
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three sidebars showing without call

code from template where i call header sidebar <div class="wrapper"> <?php get_sidebar("header"); ?> <div id="switcher"> widgets.php has following coding... <?php if ...
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Output column number according to active sidebars

$sidebars = array( is_active_sidebar( 'footer-4' ), is_active_sidebar( 'footer-3' ), is_active_sidebar( 'footer-2' ), is_active_sidebar( 'footer-1' ...
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Display Random Author with Details in Sidebar

PHP newbie here, recently decided to have a stab at cobbling together a kooky little 'Random Author Spotlight' feature into my current WordPress theme. I'm almost done, but I've hit something of a ...
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Remove All Widgets from Sidebar

Does someone know a solution for this? I want to remove (not unregister) all widgets from a sidebar with a function.
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Add sidebars to navigation menu?

Is it possible to add a sidebar to navigation menu? I'd like to be able to add sidebars in Appearance > Menus, like I add pages. I have a way of creating extra sidebars, so that's not an issue (I ...
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How the WordPress sidebar works

Ok, the title is surely not good to explain my very basic question, but here it is: I just started creating a wordpress theme and the index.php has two columns: 1.) The main content and 2.) A ...
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Do not show one specific widget on one specific page

Using a child theme of genesis and am unsure of how to remove a contact us widget in sidebar from the contact us page. Is there an easy way to do so? It's part of the theme which has it on the side ...
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Show sidebar only if widget has content

I'm using the Scaffolding theme and the Advanced Sidebar Menu plugin. The plugin works correctly but the theme always shows an empty sidebar because the widget is active. I believe the code that does ...
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Unregister sidebar from Child-Theme

I like to use a child-theme. The parent functions.php function starkers_widgets_init() { // Area 1, located at the top of the sidebar. register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Primary Widget ...
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Woo commerce Single Product Sidebar [closed]

Im trying to move the product summary from a single product, into the woo commerce sidebar? Does anyone know how to go about this? Would be forever grateful!
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How can you add a link to a sidebar description?

How can I add a link to a sidebar description? $sidebar_description = sprintf(__( 'Sidebar for the <a href="%s">%s</a> post', 'themetext' ), get_permalink($post->ID), ...
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Active Sidebar Conditional Question?

I have the following code that works but doesn't look good: <?php $col = 'one'; if( is_active_sidebar('footer') && is_active_sidebar('footer-2') && ...
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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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Load posts into sidebar and paginate via ajax?

Is it possible to paginate, or load the next / previous posts in the sidebar without messing with the entire page pagination? Such as AJAX? Right now I'm querying custom post type posts to load the ...
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Woocommerce product info in a sidebar?

I'm having a terrible time trying to figure this out. On the single product page in woocommerce, I need to add a sidebar and move the product "summary entry-summary" into that sidebar. Leaving just ...
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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 ...