Make Your WordPress Sidebar Better in Ten Minutes

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As a WordPress user, we all know that there are a lot of customization options for your sidebar which usually takes big part of your time. In this article, we will provide you the easy 5-step plan and doesn’t require any heavy development knowledge.

  1. Declutter Your Sidebar (1 minute)

In your Dashboard, go to Appearance and then Widgets. You will be able to see a list of the widgets that are currently displayed in your sidebar. To delete a widget, click on it to show the drop-down menu and select Delete. That’s it; you already remove the widgets quickly and easy.

  1. Download widgets to make the most of your sidebar (3 minutes)

Take a look at the WordPress plugin directory which offers a smorgasbord of widgets. This step will take most of your time but it’s crucial.

  1. If you can’t find a widget, see if it’s packed with a plugin (3 minutes)

By going to Appearance > Widgets, you can see your widget list which has the full list of all widgets you have available to use and includes also the widgets that came pre-packaged with plugins. You can check the plugin’s info whether or not a specific plugin has  an accompanying widget in the plugin directory.

  1. Use default widgets to your advantage (2 minutes)

Use default widgets as they can be powerful when it is used in combination with your downloaded widgets. For example, you can use the text widget combined with the Image Widget or create a specific menu showing the menu in sidebar with the Custom Menu widget.

  1. Create your own button (1 minute)

By creating a button, drag a text widget into your sidebar where you want it and use some simple code. Click here for the simple code.

In case you want some bonus tips, kindly visit at 10 Minutes to a Better WordPress Sidebar.

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