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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Archives and category of authors

Description of the problem: I should make a blog with, let's say 4 authors (may be more). The blog shoud have a page 'blog-page-1' (without sidebar) on which will be the last post of each author and ...
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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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Show a widget as a sidebar fallback

I'm trying to find a way to show a widget only if a given sidebar is empty. I'm using Widget Logic to control some widgets, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to use it in this case. I've tried ...
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show tags on “single”-template sidebar only

If a post has tags, I would like to show only those tags as a list in the sidebar when viewing the single post; how do I do this? I have searched to find a suitable plugin, but didn't find one, as ...
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Simple form to add custom links to menu?

I currently have a menu set up called "sidebar links" with 5 custom URLs. In my widgets section I have a Custom Menu which shows my "sidebar links" menu. This basically gives my sidebar 5 links. ...
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Show Woocommerce minicart widget in checkout page sidebar? And, how to make this update secure by overriding widget?

Before asking question here I want to tell that I have already asked the question in stackoverflow and wordpress forum but have not got any answer. So finally I came here. I have installed the ...
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Why are my widgets not saving when being added to a sidebar?

The following is in my function.php file. I see the sidebar in my Appearance > Widgets page but whenever I drag something on over the sidebar and save it just disappears once I leave the admin ...
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Add a twitter feed to my Wordpress website

My website is WilsonsTransportation. On the left hand side of my site we have "testimonials" scrolling down. I've located the coding for that in my custom theme under page-home.php. I was hoping to ...
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Widgets not activated alert after using get_sidebar()

I stumbled upon avery strange problem while creating a sidebar for my wordpress theme using the get_sidebar() function in header.php. I inserted the following code in function.php: function ...
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get dynamic_sidebar() value in array in wordpress

I have a sidebar. Till now I am calling this as dynamic_sidebar( 'home-left-widget-area' ); and this shows data in <li>. But I need data in <option> . How to store values in array so ...
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Hook in a sidebar widget and add some markup

I'm looking to hook into a sidebar widget, this one in particular loads the members. All I'm looking to do is add a link into the widget, I managed to get a result but it's not quite right. It ...
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Function to add class to <form> element?

I'm using the Sidebar Login script by Mike Jolley, I would like to add a class of "clearfix" to the element tag. I have been unable to find a solution to this so far. I'd also like to understand any ...
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Placing video content into a sidebar

I'm trying to figure out how to place video from a post (category video) into a sidebar. I can get other content content images and text to show, I'm guessing it has something to do with post format? ...
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Displaying different page links on different pages

I have a wordpress site with 100+ pages. Now suppose 5 pages are related to page 1, and I want to show them in side bar as similar pages/related pages and other group of pages in other menu in ...
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2 wordpress loops showing 1 post from same post type - how to avoid showing the same post?

I got to two loops in my template files. Both querying the same thing essentially. This loop in my header: $testimonial_head = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'post_type' ...
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Displaying Post Featured Images on All Pages

First, let me start off by saying I'm very new to WordPress. I've only ever done basic themes before, this is my first big project. I'm working on a design that has two sidebars on every page. Each ...
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how to remove sidebar from particular one page

I am writing this code in page.php for removing the sidebar in one page <?php if (is_page('x')) : ?> <?php else : ?> <?php get_sidebar(); ?> <?php endif; ?> ... where "x" is ...
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Is there a way to allow only certain type of widgets in the sidebars?

For example, I want Sidebar A to display nothing but one text widget and Sidebar B to display anything but text widgets. How can I do that? Thanks.
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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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Listing current pages subp page in list items in the sidebar

I'm wanting to list my current page's child pages as list items in the sidebar of my wordpress site. So far I've been referencing the http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_list_pages I'm ...
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Is `is_sidebar_active()` deprecated, and showing error?

I Googled is_sidebar_active(), used by several WordPress trainer, but I came to the decision, the function's surely deprecated. But unfortunately I found no mention, even no entry in WordPress Codex. ...
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Styling the second sidebar

Ok so i added a second sidebar to my site, only problem is styling the widgets. here is the code i am using in my functions.php file // Widgets plugin: intializes the plugin after the widgets above ...
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Add Stack Exchange Recent Questions to a wordpress sidebar?

So my question is what is the easiest way to go about scraping a Stack Exchange forum "recent questions" and display them in the side bar of a wordpress site?
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Default widgets assignment - isn't working

The question is regarding, calling the default widgets into the sidebar[s]: So, despite the solution given in THIS THREAD, I tried a different way - Ian Stewart's borrowed solution given HERE. It's ...
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Where do posts get the sidebar from?

I'm trying to add an if statement on the sidebars that are displays in POSTS. I want posts to show a specific sidebar if it's in category x and display a different sidebar if it's not in category x. ...
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Page specific values in widgets

I have a travel guide website which I have created with WordPress which contains destination guides. On the destination guides pages I have a sidebar which displays destination statistics (currency, ...
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Widget to show posts in the sidebar basing on its IDs

I am trying to create a widget that displays posts in the sidebar taking post IDs as input from the user. The result of my code is that the widget displays just the first entered ID and ignores the ...
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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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register sidebars

i registered my sidebars as follows: $sidebars = array ( 'sidebar-10' => 'Hoof Sidebar', 'sidebar-11' => 'Tuisbladsy area een', 'sidebar-12' ...
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Only display on sidebar if only got value inserted on post

This is the statement of post submit:* <fieldset> <label for=MarketItem_cost><?php echo __('Software Version', 'WpForest'); ?>:</label> <p><input ...
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user definable sidebar per page

I'm searching for a solution where the user can define some sidebar widgets for himself (only text and images). The user should have the possibility to choose a different sidebar for a different page. ...
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Add a select-option to the default widgets

I would like to add an extra feature to one of the default widgets so that the user can choose from the select-field to either align the widget to the left, center or to the right. How would I be ...
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Override WordPress Widget CSS Classes?

I'm attempting to style lists in the sidebar (you know, <ul><li>) and I'm curious how to also make widgets adopt this class. Each widget seems to have its own class assigned to it by ...
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How to increase maximum number of sidebars support?

How can i use more than 20 sidebars in wordpress. I'm working on a big information portal, and I need big amaunt of sidebars (about 40, I guess). So I have 20 sidebars now and when I add one more it ...
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How to display a sidebar only for blog?

I have 2 sidebars(primary and secondary). I want the secondary sidebar to display only on the blog page and primary sidebar to display everywhere else except for the blog page. What have I tried: In ...
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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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Sidebar not showing up on homepage

I am using the Nameless Child Theme for Wordpress. My sidebar is showing up on all other pages except for the home (blog posts) page which is the most important page for it to show up on. My site is ...
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Add #sidebar-2 to a custom page template

I registered a few custom sidebars, and the corresponding code in my version of TwentyTwelve theme now looks like this: register_sidebar( array( 'name' => __( 'Sidebar #1', 'twentytwelve' ...
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Is it ok to chop index.php and include files?

So in my index.php I called get_header(), get_sidebar() and get_footer(). My index.php is kind of huge. It is separated into 5 divs more. How do I make it cleaner? Is it safe to chop it to files and ...
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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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Call sidebar from a template

I need to call a sidebar into my header. I've switched to the new twenty twelve theme and created my own child theme. With this new theme I decided to keep things organised and together, so I put my ...
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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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I need some direction on how to have a sidebar based on meta rather than page

I'm working on a plugin that allows the user to create "page/post types", customize the type style, then tag a page/post with that type. All of this works. My problem is this plugin also needs to ...
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Custom sidebar not showing in the dashboard

I am trying to create a new sidebar. For that I have used the following code: In functions.php if ( function_exists('register_sidebar') ) register_sidebar(); if ( function_exists ...
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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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How to add the sidebar in all category page

I created custom post type. I created category called product-categories. I listed all categories in sidebar.php. How to show the sidebar in all the category pages listing all the categories. ...
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add sidebar area to header of child theme

How can I add some extra sidebar locations for widgets in a child theme. The difficulty I'm having is because the parent theme uses some pretty gnarly setup to define the current sidebars. I would ...
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Show or hide custom menu widget in side bar conditionally

I have been trying and searching to accomplish this. I have the "custom menu" widgets "Members Area", "Admin Area" in side bar, assigned menus to them. Fine, they display. I want to show "Admin Area" ...
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Copy Widget Settings because of changed IDs

I want to update a customers blog to a child theme that is based on a newer version of the actual deployed theme. My problem is, the developers of the theme changed the IDs of sidebars. In the old ...
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How to insert widget areas specific to certain pages (or posts, etc.)?

I am developing a theme the pages of which (as well as posts) are so different from the home page that I want different widgets on their sidebars.Is there a way to do it? I'm calling the sidebar on ...