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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How To Make Wp Dynamic Sidebar Like twentytwelve Theme

im new in wordpress and trying to create wordpess theme which can be used in any wordpress blog ,im following twentytwelve Theme as my theme example but when i try to create sidebar it does not work ...
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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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How to create pagination for homepage with widgetized area?

I have created homepage with sidebar area filled with different widgets. Each widget fetch and display posts from different categories. Now I need to create a numbered pagination in homepage which ...
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Call Multiple Sidebars at once

I have multiple sidebars registered for my site's footer, called footer-1, footer-2, and footer-3. It will be a 3 column layout in my footer. What is the best way to call these 3 sidebars? Should I ...
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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 ...
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Dynamically add content to an existing widget area

I have an existing widget area / sidebar. Rather than adding content to it via Appearance ? Widgets in the Dashboard, I want to inject content into the widget area from functions.php. Is there hook ...
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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 ...
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Displaying Custom Sidebar Without Modifying Theme's Core File?

Is there a way to display custom sidebar created with a plugin on the wordpress front-end without modifying theme's core file? EDIT: Here is what I currently doing: I hooked the custom dynamic ...
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Correcting the content width when sidebar is inactive?

I want my website's content (posts) to be central in the page when the sidebar is inactive. I've currently got it set to fit both the content AND the sidebar on the same page. How can I make it ...
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Add classes to individual sidebars

This is my first time posting on here so let me know if I don't follow any rules or best practices. I'm creating several sidebars through our WordPress site and not all of them will be styled the ...
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Function to remove archive sidebar for custom taxonomy?

I have a custom taxonomy/custom post category and I'm trying to write a function, which removes the sidebar from the archive pages, only when there's a (custom) taxonomy match. The match part isn't ...
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Tags Instead of Category

UPDATE: I have this widget that allows me to CHOOSE and SHOW the latest posts from a specific category in the sidebar. Here's the code; add_action( 'widgets_init', 'tie_categort_posts_widget' ); ...
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Echo there are no posts wp_get_archives

I'm using wp_get_archives to output my archives in a sidebar - but if there are no posts I would like to echo out 'there are no posts to show'. Is there a conditional statement or filter I can use? ...
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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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Change sidebar product category text color (woocommerce) [closed]

I have woocommerce shop set up here: http://museiam.ca/shop/ I am trying to change the color of the category texts to black in the left sidebar, however I've been unsuccessful so far even trying ...
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How to exclude sidebar from pages?

I put some page id's in exclude page in appearance -> widget -> pages -> left sidebar. But these pages still exist in sidebar which is not to. Site: http://goo.gl/ek63ye Here's the code of left ...
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Excluded pages continuous displaying

I put some page id's in excluded page in sidebar but still these excluded pages continuous displaying to the sidebar which is not to be display. I'm using different plugin but still those excluded ...
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How do I include the sidebar (with Widgets) in a custom theme?

I have created a custom WordPress theme and need to be able to include the sidebar with widgets. I have the sidebar.php file, functions code and three widgets waiting to see the light of day. But ...
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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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echo widget contents

I am trying to echo a widgets into my content as so: function myfunctionid() { if(!is_admin()){ $wppopsidebar = dynamic_sidebar('wp-pop-panel'); $insert = ...
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Why the dynamic_sidebar() call is putted into an ul tag?

I am pretty new in WordPress development and I have the following doubt about how the sidebar are putted into a WordPress theme. Looking into the official documentation: ...
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How do you control sidebars when there's no get_sidebar in templates?

I'm working with a WordPress 4.0 install, using Omega (the ThemeHall version; there are multiple Omega themes out there). Most of the instructions I've seen to control whether the sidebar appears or ...
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Can I get variable into dynamic sidebar?

How can I get a variable into a sidebar? $sidebarnum = 4; dynamic_sidebar('Footer Widget $sidebarnum'); ?>`
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Display post format post in the sidebar

I am trying to pull posts with the post-format of "quote" on my sidebar. I'm getting the code to spit out the else statement but that's about it so far. I am working in the roots theme if that helps ...
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Find sidebar.php in WP 3.9.2

I have tried to find sidebar.php in WP but I cant find it. Can anyone help me? I would like to remove achieve and META. I have been looking for this php file sidebar for a very long time now. Your ...
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Working widget does not show up in appearance->widgets

I try to add a custom widget for use outside of a normal sidebar. For that I have created class myfirst which extends WP_Widget and with appropriate function overrides. namespace widget; class ...
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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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Check which registered sidebar a widget is added to

I have 2 registered sidebars in my theme one for Products and one for Blog. What I am trying to do is if my "Category" widget is added to the Product Sidebar the taxonomy is automatically set to ...
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Get the search element only on 404

I know get_sidebar( ); is used to get the widget sidebar , but how do I request one element from it? For instance, if I want to show the search or most read only? I know there is a way to specify ...
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Wordpress Sidebar menu for posts based on date - guidance needed

One of the issues I have with WordPress is knowing when (and when it is possible) to use the WordPress back end instead of coding my own solution from scratch. This question is based around this. ...
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WordPress Twenty Fourteen Theme Sidebar

The Twenty Fourteen theme was used to create the basis of my own child theme. It's been pretty easy to override, but the left sidebar is proving difficult. I don't want to remove the sidebar ...
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Paginate recent posts widget

I've created a clone of the core Recent Posts widget as suggested here Code for Recent Posts Widget, but how would I go about adding pagination to that widget? I intend on using auto-pagination for ...
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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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How to determine if the sidebar is empty? Or not active?

I used is_sidebar_active('NameOfSidebar'), but it seems not working. It returns false all the time. I wanna have a condition that goes like this if('sidebar is not active'){ //must not display the ...
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Is there a way to dump all registered sidebar/widget?

I need to know the properties of sidebar and widgets I've added, is there a way to dump those? Thanks.
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How to unregister sidebar for template_part?

Can you help me please? I have this code in my index.php: php get_sidebar(); And I have a template_part 'loop-fullwidth', which I call in index.php. I need to register sidebar for index.php and ...
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Add sidebar in inner pages

I am new to wordpress coding. I want to add a sidebar to pages other than the home page, both pages are my custom templates. I want to list in admin so that admin can edit the content of sidebar. ...
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if conditional in sidebar plugin Password content shortcode

I have this code [][/] on page and work perfectly! so i want now if i can in sidebar check if the form is properly completed on the page and then will echo some word in sidebar. for example something ...
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Include inside sidebar

Is it possible to include a file inside or inbetween items in a sidebar? Here are the two functions being called: <?php get_sidebar(); ?> <?php get_template_part('testimonial-box'); ?> ...
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is_dynamic_sidebar always returns true while using Jetpack visibility

If I have any widgets in the sidebar, even if the jetpack visibility is set to not show on that page, is_dynamic_sidebar return true. Here's the code in my theme functions file: add_action( 'init', ...
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Unregistering a Sidebar in Child Theme

I'm working with a handy responsive theme framework (Reverie) and I'm developing my own theme the right way using a Child theme. The Parent theme calls a sidebar called with an ID of 'Footer' and ...
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Calling dynamic_sidebar in plugin gives error

I am trying to call dynamic_sidebar from a plugin page. Whenever I do so, it returns a white page! Any idea why? What I am trying to do is to save the total sidebar output in a transient. I can get ...
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Adding Multiple Images to Sidebar Through Dashboard

I have a sidebar with 3 images hardcoded. I'd like to make it so you can change these through the WordPress dashboard. What's the easiest way to accomplish this? Using a plugin, custom post type? ...
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New Widget are not showing

I added a new sidebar according to WordPress Codex and for some reason it shows only on the admin and nothing shows on my front pages.. I tried to look for it on Google and here on the forums but I ...
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How to only show parent categories in sidebar

How to only show parent categories in sidebar? But also when browsing posts, to show all the subcategories of the parent category the current post is in, showing the hierarchy. the other parent ...
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$before/after_widget/title not displaying anything

I have built a custom widget with this code: class rfw_dock extends WP_Widget { function __construct() { parent::__construct('rfw_dock', __('TITLE'), array( 'description' => __( ...
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Randomize widgets displayed in my sidebar [duplicate]

I have a sidebar which might have any number of widgets. I can count the number of widgets that exist in the sidebar. How do I display randomly only one of the widgets in my sidebar at each page load? ...
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Custom Sidebar in Editor (not Widget) for Custom Post Type in Genesis

I've created a custom post type for employee Profiles. The one thing I can't (yet) figure out is how to make custom sidebars for each of the employee's profiles. I have figured out 2 ways to get ...
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Change HTML structure for custom menu in sidebar

I've been digging for documentation on how to change HTML output for the "Custom menu" which you place in optional widget. So its clear what I meen I have attached an image of the widget block here: ...
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register_sidebar fails when using a include within functions.php

I have registered several sidebars via functions.php like this: // Register sidebars function register_widgets() { // Main sidebar register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Main Sidebar', ...