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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I'd like to add an fa icon before a link in my 'recent post' side bar

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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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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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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Conditional tags issue for multiple is_page() conditions in sidebar.php

I've been pulling my hair out today trying to get this right. Basically I have a sidebar, which makes requests to individual files (such as sidebar-home.php, sidebar-residential.php) and different ...
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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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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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removing Sidebar & Background Image “meta” box

I want to remove Sidebar & Background Image "meta" box. How is this possible?
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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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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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Childtheme (2014) problem with a sidebar, appearing below mid-content

I have a problem where I made $anywhere a mistake and now the sidebar is below my content. I'm using a child theme for this and didn't changed sidebar-content.php recently. Also, the left sidebar is ...
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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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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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Full width layout for custom post type pages

I'm trying to remove a widget area called 'Primary' from a certain page on a site. This is the function where I manage the sidebars: //ADD CATEGORIES IN SIDEBAR OF SINGLE POST TYPE add_action( ...
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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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Display category-specific comments in sidebar

I'm trying to display comments in the sidebar from only the current category. So far I've got this: <?php // Posts per page setting $ppp = 8; //get_option('posts_per_page'); // either use ...
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Widgets not displaying in theme customizer

I am developing a new theme and I am using several sidebars in this theme. All works fine, but the widgets are not showing up in the theme customizer section. All widgets are working fine under ...
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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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How do I make the sidebar bigger in twenty twelve?

I am new to WP with little knowledge of code. I am using Twenty Twelve and have managed to create a child theme (minus the header image for some reason). One of my widgets does not fit into the ...
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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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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 ...
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Sidebar Generator issue

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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How to remove a widget from the sidebar on specific page?

I want to remove a widget from page with id '28'. How can I do it? I have found function for it, but it is private function, so I can't use it. "wp set sidebars widgets This function's access is ...
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How to hide sidebar widgets in all pages except Hompage?

im using a sidebar widget in homepage for an extra gallery. sadly it appears in every pages ._. thanks in advance
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Which banner plugin is this? [closed]

Which plugin is the main banner on this demo website ? I've wasted much time looking for it. I just couldn't find it. http://template-demo.org/woo/WCM01/WCM010013/WP1/
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Recent posts show thumbnail

I'm learning wordpress theme development and using Underscores as my starter theme. How can I show either a small thumbnail of a image or featured image, from each post In my recent posts custom ...
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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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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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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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Sidebar Categories Questio

I added five categories through widgets on my primary sidebar. Under each of them, all of my main categories that have posts in them are coming up. However, I only want certain categories to come up ...
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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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Get list of all registered sidebars

I am registering sidebars automatically for each category (a separate widget space per category). The technique I'm using is here. In the admin side I have an options page where I need to display a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom options for sidebar (widgets container)

How can I create custom options for the sidebar? Like toggling the sidebar and setting its width, right from the widget area? I can do this for widgets but not the sidebar. Here's an illustration of ...
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Divide / Break sidebar in two

I have to implement a design where I need to divide the sidebar in two. Please see the below image of the design. I managed to split the posts from the main loop by using a counter. After the first ...
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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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How to change the widget's instance settings depending on sidebar

I want my widget to have one default option value in sidebar-1 and another in sidebar-2. How can I do it? I know wp saves widget right after drag and drop it into different sidebar in widget admin ...
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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 ...