Thinker Sidebar Shortcode Plugin

Thinker Sidebar Shortcode

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Features

  • Add sidebars to WP Posts and Pages with shortcodes using a sidebar Name or sidebar ID.
  • Add one or more optional custom classes to match your theme styles or custom CSS styles.

Example:

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How to Use

Method 1 - (Recommended Use: Add a sidebar using a sidebar Name.)

Example uses:

  • [sidebar name="your-sidebar-name"]
  • [sidebar name="your-sidebar-name" class="custom-class"]
  • [sidebar name="your-sidebar-name" class="custom-class-1 custom-class-2 custom-class-3"]

A sidebar Name can be found in the 'Appearance > Widgets' section of your WordPress Admin Area.

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Method 2 (Advanced WP Users: Add a sidebar using a sidebar ID.)

Example uses:

  • [sidebar id="your-sidebar-id"]
  • [sidebar id="your-sidebar-id" class="custom-class"]
  • [sidebar id="your-sidebar-id" class="custom-class-1 custom-class-2 custom-class-3"]

A sidebar ID can be found in your theme's register_sidebar functions, usually in the theme's functions.php file.

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Notes

General Notes

  • The spelling and capitalization of a shortcode Name or ID must exactly match that of the desired sidebar.
  • Definition of an active sidebar: An active sidebar is a sidebar that contains widgets.
  • A [sidebar] shortcode without an active sidebar Name or active sidebar ID displays nothing.
  • An active sidebar ID overrides a sidebar Name if both are present in the same shortcode.
  • There is no limit to the number of shortcodes that can be used on the same page or post.
  • The same sidebar shortcode can be used multiple times on the same page or post.

HTML Class Notes

  • Separate multiple custom classes using a space character. See examples in 'Method' sections.
  • There is no limit to the number of custom classes that can be used.
  • Each custom class must only contain (letter,number,-,_) characters, otherwise all custom classes are omitted.
  • The sidebar ID is always added to the HTML class attribute if it contains only (letter,number,-,_) characters.

Frequently Asked Questions

Installation

Intructions to Install Plugin

  1. Install the plugin using the 'Plugins' menu in your WordPress Admin Area or upload the plugin folder to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in your WordPress Admin Area.
  3. Add sidebar shortcodes using the instructions in the above 'How to Use' section.