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Wordpress Sidebars

Discussion in 'Website Design Forum:' started by Aarlev, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. Aarlev

    Aarlev Member


    Is it possible to restrict the content of a sidebar in Wordpress to a specific page?

    I'm building a site where I'm using the plain 'text widget' but I want different content in the widget on different pages but still be able to use the same template for all pages. Is there a way I can have mutiple text widgets and assign them to different pages?

  2. I would look into regular expression Soren, that is how you control things that show on certain pages in Wordpress... but it is complicated.. :) hope that helps :)
  3. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    Really?! A regex is like an advanced find and replace
  4. Aarlev

    Aarlev Member

  5. hopefully that will work for you Soren.. :)
  6. Aarlev

    Aarlev Member

    Cheers Chris. Got it working. :clap:
  7. fantastic matey :) ahh the joys of Wordpress plugins :D
  8. Aarlev

    Aarlev Member

    Haha yeah :D. This really is a great plugin though. Something I think should be in the WP core as WP is moving more and more towards being a micro CMS as well as a blogging platform.

    The only downside about this plugin is that you have to use conditional tags in the widgets which is just not super user friendly for a non savvy client. Would be nice with a GUI instead where you could just select what pages you want your widgets on.
  9. yeah thats usually the problem with those sorts of plugins.. they aren't particularly user friendly... but at least its all sorted mate :D

    how are things with you in grimy London today?
  10. Aarlev

    Aarlev Member

    Yeah now I "just" have to get a dynamic drop down menu sorted..wupee! :rolleyes:

    Yeah not too bad, just pretty grimy :). You must be delighted that you're leaving the big smoke soon. At least I'm going to Copenhagen tomorrow for the Bank Holiday weekend. A little less grimy there. :D
  11. thats great mate :D have a blast in Copenhagen :) fantastic city that :D

    yeah i can't wait to get out of here mate.. only a month to go!

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