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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Registering Sidebars and Sidebar Widgets. Sidebar Widgets Not Displaying

I am registering sidebars and sidebar widgets. The theme currently supports two sidebars. Primary and Secondary. add_action('widgets_init', array($this, 'add_sidebars'), 10, 2); public function ...
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Different widgets on different page templates?

If I have a couple of different Page templates, how would I show a different collection of sidebar widgets for each of these templates? I'm using the Starkers theme as a starting point.
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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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Exclude current post ID from loop in sidepbar.php

Currently all the below bit of code is doing is showing 3 random posts from the same category that the current page resides in. So if the current page falls in the artists category, for example, show ...
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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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Showing sidebar-2 on custom template page

Environment: WP 3.5, Twenty Twelve child theme. I created a custom template. Now, I'd like to display the built-in sidebar-2 in this custom template page (instead of the default sidebar-1). sidebar-2 ...
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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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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 “pair” two widgets side by side in one sidebar [closed]

Currently I use the Pinboard theme with 2 sidebars. In each sidebar I place one kind of widget several times. The point is that 2 widgets of a row (1 of each sidebar) belong together regarding the ...
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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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Programmatically add widgets to sidebars

I would like to programmatically add widgets to my two sidebars that I've got. I couldn't find any official way of doing it? I started looking in the database. I've found that it's the ...
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Register multiple sidebars

I am registering my sidebars as follows: $sidebars = array ( 'sidebar-10' => 'Main Sidebar', 'sidebar-11' => 'Homepage Area One', 'sidebar-12' ...
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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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Display all posts under child sub category in sidebar on post page?

I am trying to make a custom sidebar for my posts in certain categories. It will look something like this. My category structure looks like this: Parent 1 Child 1 Sub Child 1 Sub Child 2 Child ...
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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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Load more posts (Ajax) in tabbed sidebar on single.php

I'm trying to use this approach http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/56349/18144 to create a 'load more' button in the sidebar on single.php. I would like to able to load more posts in a sidebar tab ...
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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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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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How can I show the Jetpack Subscriptions form in a page? [closed]

In the Jetpack plugin, the subscriptions module can be included in your blog by following these instructions: To use the Subscriptions widget, go to Appearance → Widgets. Drag the widget labeled ...
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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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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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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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Including Custom Post Types in “Recent Posts” Widget

I'm able to easily include my custom post types into my main loop by making small adjustments with query_posts(), but I'm not sure how I would go about including custom post types in the "Recent ...
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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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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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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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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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Get custom field values into the sidebar/widget?

I haven't seen this done, but I want to return the custom field values outside of the loop in the sidebar.
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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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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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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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Posts to have category specific sidebars with the widgets

I'm using the Divi theme to build my website.My client wants News and Blog page on the same site, so I did this by using categories. My problem is how to achieve category(i.e News and Blog) specific ...