A recent question from Fairminder on the Tweetworks – All Things WordPress group said; “Looking for WordPress sidebar widget that will allow unique content in sidebar on each page. Don’t want same content in every sidebar.” – inspired me to put together a short tutorial on how to create multiple sidebars in your WordPress blog. While I don’t suggest that my writing skills will win me any awards I quickly put together this pdf to help people that have a little bit of knowledge of how templates work in WordPress to help show how to add multiple widget enabled sidebars to a blog.
Creating Multiple Sidebars In WordPress (pdf)
I have used multiple sidebars on a few sites and they work really well to display different content on different pages.
A couple of example are on the following sites:
Just let me know if you run into problems, or leave a comment if you have found an easier way.