WordPress Widgets Tutorial

WordPress Widgets Tutorial

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9 Replies to “WordPress Widgets Tutorial”

  1. I’ve been following your tutorial the entire way, and somehow screwed something up big time. I’ve gotten up to modifying index.php as you recommended “site-content, main-column, and secondary-column” but when I refresh my page, my footer is all the way up above the sidebar content, along with my footer links. Somehow my sidebar content actually ended up in between the footer line border and the footer links… Can you help me fix this?

  2. Your series has been EXCELLENT so far! Thank you!! I’ve subscribed to keep up with your videos.

    However, I’ve finally run into a problem during this video. My issue is that, when I create the sidebar, the sidebar does not only contain “This is the sidebar.” Instead, it also pushes most of the footer onto the side of the website. My footer nav links and even my border are now where the sidebar is supposed to be. The site name and copyright symbol are still where they are supposed to be, though. Do you have any idea of what I could have done wrong?

    Thank you again!

  3. my widget is not seen how to make it enable… I have used below code but not working, since I have already >>>
    ‘primary’ => __(‘Primary Menu’),
    ‘footer’ => __(‘Footer Menu’),


  4. This one also but not show any response:
    //Add Our Widget Locations
    function ourWidgetsInit() {
    register_sidebar( array(
    ‘name’ => ‘Sidebar’,
    ‘id’ => ‘sidebar1’


  5. ” clear cut tutorial”it make super simple to beginner,thankyou very much 🙂

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