How to add widget to sidebar on WordPress Website

When using WordPress website, you always make up your website displaying nicer and more eye-catching. Sometimes, there are many people who forgot sidebar. Actually, sidebar can still play a good part on your website, especially if you are selling things online or add some tips for your blog website.
It is very easy to add widget on the sidebar. WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in a sidebar for your purpose.
In this article, we will guide you to create a sidebar and add widget on a sidebar for WordPress website.

Now let’s go to start.

Create a sidebar on WordPress website.

There are many ways to create a sidebar on your website, you can use the custom code or plugins. In this section, we want to introduce Custom Sidebar plugins helping you to create sidebar easily.

Step 1: Download and Install Custom Sidebar plugin.

 

Step 2: Create sidebar for your website.
After installation Custom Sidebar plugin, navigate to Appearance > Widgets to create a sidebar.
One pop-up will be displayed when clicking on Create a new sidebar button.
Enter the sidebar name & description for new sidebar.

Once custom sidebar is created. You can click “Sidebar location” to select pages which custom sidebar will be displayed.

 

Add widget to sidebar on WordPress site
Widgets can be called a set of functions to be inserted into Theme’s Sidebar. Widgets are like toys in the website, you can have widget to display the latest posts, posts portfolio, widgets to show turn of views.
To add widgets, follow these steps below
Step 1: From Admin Panel, navigate to Appearance > Widgets > You will see all widgets on the left side of page.

 

Step 2: Simply drag and drop the widget from the left side to the sidebar position on the right side. You absolutely use available sidebar or create new sidebar for your purpose.

 

Step 3: All done, click Save to save the configuration of widget. Here is the result:

 

Remove Widget from sidebar
It is very easy to remove widget from sidebar, you only click and hold the mouse, then drag Widget from Sidebar on the left side as the image below.

Hopefully, this article helps you solve this question How to add widget to sidebar of WordPress website. Don’t hesitate to leave a comment of your opinion.

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