Articles of register sidebar

Why the dynamic_sidebar() call is putted into an ul tag?

I am pretty new in WordPress development and I have the following doubt about how the sidebar are putted into a WordPress theme. Looking into the official documentation: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/dynamic_sidebar I see some example, as: <?php if ( is_active_sidebar( ‘left-sidebar’ ) ) : ?> <ul id=”sidebar”> <?php dynamic_sidebar( ‘left-sidebar’ ); ?> </ul> <?php endif; ?> Ok, […]

Is there a way to dump all registered sidebar/widget?

I need to know the properties of sidebar and widgets I’ve added, is there a way to dump those? Thanks.

widgets not working

I pasted my siderbar widget code in widgets.php file function right_sidebar_widget() { register_sidebar( array( ‘name’ => ‘Right Siderbar’, ‘id’ => ‘right-siderbar’, ‘description’ => ‘Right Sidebar’, ‘before_widget’ => ”, ‘after_widget’ => ”, ‘before_title’ => ‘<h3 class=”widget-title”>’, ‘after_title’ => ‘</h3>’, ) ); } add_action( ‘after_setup_theme’, ‘right_sidebar_widget’ ); included widgets.php file to functions.php file using include_once ‘includes/widgets.php’; But […]

How can i display custom menu in sidebar?

I would like to display a custom menu in a custom sidebar instead of author information or blank space i.e custom menu with similar styles as default menu but only in vertical manner as displayed in grey in the below picture.

Sidebar only shows up on blog page

I am currently working on a theme that uses a Page Sidebar for the Contact, About, Portfolio and Home pages, and a Blog Sidebar for the Blog page. For some reason, the Page Sidebar is not showing up on any of its respective pages. I ran my theme through a WordPress theme validator, which gave […]

Adding an extra sidebar to your theme

I want an extra sidebar added to this wordpress theme of mine. I want it right under my left sidebar and not next to it as it is currently showing: www.giftforgag.com. I have tried many things but nothing seems to be working. I have also tried making various changes to the css. I had thought […]

Register_Sidebar overwriting itself and doesn't exist in global $wp_registered_sidebars;

I have Dynamic sidebars that are generated based on terms of a taxonomy that were created. CLASS EXCERPT: public function __construct() { add_action(‘widgets_init’, array($this, ‘checkForActiveSidebarAndMenu’)); } public function checkForActiveSidebarAndMenu() { //global $wp_registered_sidebars; //print_r($wp_registered_sidebars); $terms = get_terms(array(‘taxonomy’=>’minisite’,’hide_empty’=>false)); print_r($terms); foreach($terms as $term) { $this->registerSidebars($term->term_id); //$this->registerMenu($term->term_id); update_term_meta($term->term_id, ‘sidebar_active’, ‘1’); //update_term_meta($term->term_id, ‘menu_active’, ‘1’); } } public function registerSidebars($mini_site_id) { […]

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 ( function_exists(‘register_sidebar’) ) { register_sidebar(array( ‘id’ => ‘home-top-sidebar’, ‘name’ => ‘Home Top Sidebar’, […]

Dynamic Sidebar Conditional

This question already has an answer here: is_active_sidebar() Always Returns False 1 answer

How to pass a special CSS class into widget li

I have assigned a Sidebar into functions.php: register_sidebar( array ( ‘name’ => ‘Footer Widgets Area’, ‘id’ => ‘footer_widgets_area’, ‘description’ => ‘Assign Maximum 3 widgets into this footer sidebar area.’, ‘class’ => ‘my-class’, ‘before_widget’ => ‘<li id=”%1$s” class=”widget-container %2$s”>’, ‘after_widget’ => “</li>”, ‘before_title’ => ‘<h3 class=”widget-title”>’, ‘after_title’ => ‘</h3>’ ) ); In footer I want to […]