We're going to take a look at example number 4 of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme. Example number 4 is going to be to create attention boxes that we can put in a page. If you look at my Thesis Shortcode Content Widgets plugin, that's the means of putting stacks of widget areas
Example number 3 of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme is going to be to create an alternate feature box. Notice that this feature box can either be set on the home page, on the blog, on the home page and the blog page or on every page but those are your only choices.
Example number 2 of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme will be to create the fat footer with 3 widget columns. I believe this is a better way of doing it than as described in the manual, no offense to Girlie or whoever wrote that but that example doesn't provide with the opportunity to
The first example of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme is to widgetize the feature box. The feature box is this function in the Thesis theme that allows you to place some kind of content in a specific location on your site. If we go to Thesis Design Options, come over here and look
The second part of creating custom sidebars in the Thesis theme is calling the sidebars. To call the sidebar, what you do is use the function dynamic_sidebar. This function either takes the name or the ID of a specific sidebar and if it's left blank, it takes the next sidebar or the first sidebar. If
In this Thesis theme video tutorial lesson of our Customize Thesis Like a Pro course you will learn how to create custom sidebars. We begin with an introduction to WordPress sidebars to give you a full understanding of what they are, ways to create them and how they are structured. Then we delve into how to