Sidebars & Widget Areas

What are Sidebars & Widget Areas?

Widget areas are used to add content and features to Sidebars. With Exodus, Sidebars can be inserted into any page without having to modify template files using the Exodus page editor.

Editing a Sidebar

Navigate to Appearance > Widgets from the dashboard

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To change the content of a sidebar, drag and drop content from the left into the desired sidebar on the right

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Creating a New Sidebar

From the widgets page, click “Create a new sidebar”

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Enter a Name and Description and click “Create Sidebar”

Follow the process above to add widgets to the sidebar

Inserting a Sidebar into a Page

Navigate to the page where you would like to insert the sidebar

Create a new row or find the row/column you want to add the sidebar to and add a “Widgetized Sidebar” element

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Enter a title (if needed) and select the sidebar you want from the dropdown menu

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