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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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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Insert Widget option into mark-up with register_sidebar

I have added a custom field to my all widgets in my theme, called "custom-title". I have managed to save the field into the database for each widget, like so: s:12:"custom-title";s:17:"HELLO TEST ...
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Multisite Widget/Content

I'm using WordPress multisite and need to display content across all subsites in the sidebar. This is a network of 50+ sites so updating all 50+ sidebars with this content every few days is not ...
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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 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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Displaying details of a post in a sidebar

I am developing a wordpress theme but m still new into and was learning. Basically, its a theme for resource website which provides web templates. In my theme i've created a details section in sidebar ...
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How do you List all Sidebars in a Metabox

I know this question has been answered many times before, including here where i came from so it'll probably be real simple. I've registered my sidebars as normal function wmw_sidebars() { // ...
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Admin option sidebar count

I need to add a count number to a option menu item in the admin sidebar. How is this done? I found a similar post: Modifying admin sidebar contents to show pending posts indicator
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Generate sidebar depending on height of post

I'm building a site which features sidebars next to each post/article displaying random thumbnails linking to other posts. Each sidebar should never be longer/bigger than the post it's sitting next ...
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How to call widget by widget's id?

Is it possible to call widgets using it's id? for example I have a sidebar. In this sidebar I put meta widget and tag cloud widget. I have got their id's ($widgets_list): 'meta-2' and 'tag_cloud-2'. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 PHP?...
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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 is_tree($...
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How to select widgets top bottom?

i'm add widgets in functions.php: register_sidebar(array('name'=>'sidebar1')); register_sidebar(array('name'=>'sidebar2')); in index.php how to code: set options sidebar1 or sidebar2 to top ...
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Change the sidebar from left to right twentyfourteen theme

I am creating a site using 2014 theme. I would like to remain with the theme but however, I am interested in shifting the side bar from left to right as it is more ideal for my site. Is it possible to ...
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Why isn't my registered sidebar showing up in the admin?

I'm using sidebars in my mega menu drop downs to let the admin add widgets specific areas of the menu: <ul class="sub-menu"> <li class="sub-menu-item first"> <ul> ...
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User info in the admin sidebar

I think nobody has yet think of this, hope someone can help me. Im trying to add a user info pannel in de admin sidebar, right at the top. Just like the wp-admin-bar-my-account in the admin bar, just ...
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wp_register_sidebar_widget in loop within a plugin?

I'm trying to dynamically create widgets based on a posts from a post type. The code is as below. This function is pulled from my plugin class: public function initWidgets() { // Config ...
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More than one dynamic sidebar

I created 3 dynamic sidebars in my function.php file, everything went well, no problems. in a file named, sidebar-services.php, I have the following code. <?php /** * The Sidebar containing ...
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Automatic menu creation for pages with categories?

This may be a stretch, but I have a site that has a large number of pages, and i've given the pages categories (with a plugin that let me add categories to pages). I now want to create a sidebar menu ...
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Inkness theme sidebar

I am using the inkness theme for my site, mostly it works fine apart form when I try to remove all of the widgets from the sidebar. When I do this the widgets for the archive, search and meta ...
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Add class from custom field into widget class

How would I add a class coming from a custom field to a widget? I know I should put it somewhere into $before_widget ... in my case this is 'before_widget' => '<aside id="%1$s" class="widget %...
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need a wordpress loop to put in the sidebar

I need WordPress loop to do the following : check if there is no sidebar widgets active then get 5 recent posts with only titles and thumbnails But here is the thing : I don't want the loop to get ...
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How can I get the sidebar id on the current page?

How can I get the sidebar id on the current page? The question is simple. I have looked at is_active_sidebar(), is_dynamic_sidebar() but they don't provide the info that I need.
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How to Remove Sidebar when get_sidebar() is not get called in page?

I see in my WordPress theme, there is no call of get_sidebar() in single.php etc. but sidebar comes. Here it is telling about customizing based on get_sidebar(). I want to use get_sidebar() to ...
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is_home() and is_front_page() not working in sidebar

I'm trying to display a custom widget in the sidebar of my homepage (which is a static front page defined in Settings > Reading). Here is the relevant part of my sidebar.php: if ( is_front_page() |...
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Automatically hide Widgets that would lengthen page

Something I've been dreaming about ever since I started using CMS's for making websites. I've settled on WP now, so hence I'm asking here. I conditionally hide widgets on certain pages that are very ...
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How to manage a 200 sidebars website? widgets.php page is way too slow!

I'm using a plugin called "Simple Page Sidebars" (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/simple-page-sidebars/) to manage the sidebar of pages. The problem is that now, I have more than 200 sidebars in ...
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My side bar is missing from new pages.

Really not sure what is going on here. First tried creating a new page with "Default Template" - Header and Footer look good, but no sidebar. I then decided to create a custom page template: <?...
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sidebar - widgets versus code - options

I decided to use Widgets in my sidebar on the advice of another designer who thought the site would take too long to load if I used the images I'm using for titles and branding. I'm dissatisfied with ...
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Template is different with and without comments

My referenced website is at http://angelopardo.com/wakeupbeast and I've built it as a child theme of twentytwelve. Pages and single posts that have comments are displaying correctly, where the ...
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Group post archive by last two weeks and months

I want to show an archive menu in each page in the following manner: Today Yesterday This week Last week This month Last month Earlier How could I do that?
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different contents and same sidebar approach?

I have a static header, sidebar and footer and then a varying content for single.php. What is the right approach to put contents in the div=content part? Say I have 3 different pages (article, stuff, ...
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Sidebar doesn't appear on front page

When I uploaded my theme to wordpress, it didn't show the sidebar on the front page. It didn't had "get_sidebar" command in index page so I added it under get_header and then my main content bar ...
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How do I remove the sidebar from this whole theme?

It's called Shapely and here is it's download site. I would like to remove the sidebars in general. I want to do it the right away instead of "display: none;" it in CSS.
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how can i make a wp category sidebar with image with multi background color

I want to make something like this: I install SF Taxonomy Thumbnail plugin in wp and use this code: <?php $taxonomy = 'category'; $args = array('with_thumbnail' => true, // true = retrieve ...
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Sidebar problem in sydney theme

I am using Sydney theme and right now I just made a website. However the sidebar thing doesn't work properly. I mean when I put 3 widgets in the sidebar then only the 1st widget works and the other ...