Creating Multiple Widget Enabled Sidebars in WordPress

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Creating Multiple Widget Enabled Sidebars in WordPress

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.


By | 2009-07-08T13:36:31+00:00 July 8th, 2009|Categories: Blog, WordPress|Comments Off on Creating Multiple Widget Enabled Sidebars in WordPress

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.