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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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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archive page sidebar not working

i created a taxonomy page from archive.php , working based on thematic frame work. i tried a lot to make the sidebar working but it show nothing and even using firebug its not exist ! <?php /** * ...
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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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How do I load my site without the side bars? This is for an app

My site has a left side bar where I display categories and ads and what not. We are creating a basic android app for it and we are trying to figure out how to load the site on the app without ...
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Differentiate Between Parent & Child Categories

So I'm working with a non-wordpress theme called "Misty" and it uses this code to pull categories: <li class="sidebox"> <h3><?php _e('Categories','ml'); ?></h3> <ul ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Catch Last Widget box From Same Widget Area?

is there any Way to Catch Last widget box or div from same widget area?? i mean i have 4 widgets in footer widget area but due to design issue my 3rd widget box style+width is different.so i want to ...
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finding sidebar content in wordpress

Hey all i have been trying to find the content that loads up for a page for a few days now and can not seem to find where its located. This is the WP code that seems to populate the content: if ( ...
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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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Display a specific dynamic sidebar widgets on a specific page

I have had a wordpress site handed off to me halfway through completion. It's been at least a year since I last used wordpress and there are a lot of things I'm finding different. The way I am used to ...
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Individual Widgets per Page

In my (page-only, no posts) Wordpress site I have a number of static blobs in need to put in a sidebar. We could call/tream thoses 'blobs' as widgets. At least they'll have a fixed html content, like ...
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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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141 views

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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How to remove the 'Archives' title and list and the 'Meta' title

How can I remove the 'Archives widget' and the 'Meta widget' from the pages on my blog -- for example, on this page: http://richardclunan.com/ ? And how can I remove those from every page but keep ...
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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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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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Display Custom Field in Sidebar if Value is Present

I'm trying to use 'if' 'else' to display a link button if I have a value in the 'TourURL' custom field, and if not, nothing will display but can't seem to get the if code to work: <?php if(global ...
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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 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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How could a Widget behave differently depending on sidebar

if sitting on sidebar-1, I need my widget to behave differently than if it were on sidebar-2. How can i detect the sidebar it is sitting on from within the widget() function? The widget contains a ...
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Targeting specific Page Template for sidebar page

Currently, there is a sidebar dedicated to all posts, and one for all pages. What I would like to do is target specific page templates to display sidebars for each template. if(is_front_page()) ...
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Cannot retrieve author in sidebar of single.php

Within a post I can use the_author() to retrieve the author name, but in the sidebar of a single-post page this does not return anything. How to get metadata on the post author outside the post?
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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 ...