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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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 ...
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How to hide a Sidebar from other admins?

Is there a function way that I can hide a sidebar from other admins? Meaning they can't see it so they can't edit its content but it is still there? I'm wanting to place my copyright, developed by ...
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Images in Woocommerce Product Sidebar [closed]

there is an easy way to assign your custom image size to the mini-cart.php that is responsible for the cart widget. The code is on line 32: $thumbnail = apply_filters( ...
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Sidebars for custom post type

I have created a sidebar and named it as ‘Clients Sidebar’. I also have a custom post type ‘Clients’. Now I want to assign ‘Clients Sidebar’ to all Clients without using any plugin. My theme has an ...
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Add a sidebar for menu item?

I want to modify the WordPress navigation menu. I have added a custom checkbox in the menu items custommenu. If that is enabled, then I want to remove the submenu items for that item and include a ...
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Twenty Fourteen modify left sidebar on home page only

I'm using a twenty fourteen child theme and want the left sidebar to be different on the home page. I'm trying to modify it without changing any files so I made a new sidebar called sidebar-front and ...
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How to modify twentytwelve sidebar in a child theme

I'm trying to modify the sidebars of the twentytwelve theme in my child theme. So far, I've added this to the child theme's functions.php file but all pages are now blank. remove_action( ...
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Save/update widget outside admin panel [closed]

Is there some way to update/save widget from page - not from admin ? I create widget with charts and do not know how to update it from sidebar. I found of course form in admin: <form action="" ...
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Mystique theme: widgets on sidebar falling under the page content

I'm using the default two columns layout of the Mystique theme. If I insert widgets into the main sidebar from the dashboard, instead of being showed aside in the page, they fall under the post (even ...
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Display a post via template

I want to display a single post in the sidebar-area (not the sidebar itself) and can't seem to get it working. I know the post_id (it's 1571 btw), so I looked around and only found this link from 7 ...
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Show featured image in sidebar

I'm adding a widget on my sidebar but the Featured Image isn't shown. this is the code of my side bar: <?php /** * The Sidebar containing the main widget areas. * * @package PowerMag * @since ...
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Check if sidebar is rendered?

I want to check if there are sidebars rendered on the front end and if so output some body classes so I can style the page differently. I tried using is_active_sidebar but that just returns true if ...
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Sidebar Generator issue [closed]

I hope this doesn't come across as very dumb (to some extend it is, however), but I am having a hard time dealing with the Sidebar Generator. In the description it is stated that "Now supports themes ...
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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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Conditionally exclude post from specific category on home page sidebar?

I want to exclude posts from one category. These posts should not show in the sidebar on the homepage only when I explicitly don't want that particular posts to show. In all other cases these posts ...
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Why and how is twentythirteen adding a margin-top to my footer?

I'm using the twentythirteen theme with a child theme. I tried to solve the infamous overflowing sidebar problem this way: - made the content float left with a fixed width - made the sidebar float ...
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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 can I hide post title from Categories menu in side bar?

I hope there is someone who can help me about this. This problem makes me crazy since two days. I added "Categories" widget to my sidebar, I have 3 level categories and the 4th one is blog posts. ...
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Searchresult sidebar change

So, where is the searchresult page sidebar located? For example, in the searchresult page, there is "A" sidebar. However, I want to change it to "B" sidebar. I looked at search.php but could not ...
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Need to setup grid like thumbnail of recent posts on sidebar

Something like this, no excerpts or anything else. I couldn't find any plugin that can do it:
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I'd like to add an fa icon before a link in my 'recent post' side bar [closed]

Similar to your 'how to format' side bar----> I've got the code that will pull the icon the question is: where do I insert that, so that with every new post a link appears in the side bar with the ...
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Expand Widget Area With Archive DropDown

I have archive drop down widget. but when i open list, these lists are floating over below widgets and not expanding its parent area for drop down list this widget is added by wordpress widget area ...
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Extra sidebar in Twenty fifteen

I really like the Twenty Fifteen theme, but I need an extra sidebar, preferably on the right side of the screen. I already made a child theme, and tried the following: Added the following to ...
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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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Adding Multiple Sidebars

Hello all I would like to add multiple sidebars to my wordpress site I currently have 2 sidebars registered in functions.php like so: function themename_widgets_init() { register_sidebar( array( ...
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twitter widget loads properly in all themes except my own theme?

I've written my own theme for my wordpress website. The problem is that the twitter widget loads properly in all the themes except mine. Below is the attachment of the widget in both the themes - ...
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Sidebar menu, different parent and child pages

I wish to organize a hierarchy of pages into a navigation menu in a manner similar to the following: Cats Short-haired Long-haired Purebred About Animals Dogs Toy Dogs Hounds Terriers About ...
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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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Translate widget titles using qTranslate plugin

I'm actually using the qTranslate plugin to translate my website. It works really well with everything except one thing. the titles of my sidebar widgets. Actually, to translate some words we need to ...