Today, I’ll show you how to register new sidebars in WordPress, which can be used to add new widgets areas for use across a website such as in custom page templates, footers and just about anywhere. It’s a 2 step process, so let’s get started on step 1. 1. Register the sidebar In either functions.php … Continued
Depending on the type of website you run, sometimes the default widgets are useless to your purpose so rather than have them load everytime you access the widgets page, you can simply add this to your functions.php file. Obviously you can remove any from this list to keep them.