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Learn how to customize your sidebar with widgets in WordPress.

gautham495 profile image Gautham Vijayan Updated on ・2 min read

Lets discuss how to customize your side bar with different widgets.

This is a part of my WordPress series where I tell how to start a WordPress site from scratch to a fully functional WordPress blog.

Hop on to your WordPress dashboard and hover over the appearance tab and click on the Widgets tab.

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After that you would see a page which looks something like,

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Now you can add any widget which is available for your theme by just dragging them to the sidebar.

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You can add,

  • Calendar
  • List of Categories of all your posts.
  • Archives of all your posts
  • Ads

And a lot more to your sidebar.

You can also give them a title by entering in the field given there.

And that's how you add a widget to your WordPress sidebar.

Sometimes your theme may disable your sidebar. You have to work around that by using the customize tool available to admins.

But that's all for now.

In my next post I will discuss on how to add and delete users for your WordPress site.

Thank you for reading!!

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