Adding a Custom Sidebar

Updated on January 24, 2018

The custom sidebar is a useful feature in the Jupiter WordPress theme which allows you to add more sidebars/widget areas into the widgets page.

In this article, we’ll explain how to creat a custom sidebar/widget area and assign it to a specific page.

Adding a Custom Sidebar

To add a custom sidebar:

1From the WordPress left menu, go to Theme Options > Sidebar.

2Click on Add a New Sidebar and type Page Widget Area 2.

3Use the Activate Sidebars For Custom Post Types option to select post types you would like assigning custom sidebars for their single page. You can use this option to choose a custom sidebar for your third party plugin post types.

4Click on the Save Settings button.

Assigning the Sidebar to a Page

To assign the Page Widget Area 2 sidebar to a specific page:

1From the WordPress left menu, go to Pages and add a new page or edit an existing page.

Adding a custom sidebar - new page

2In the Jupiter Widget Options box, select Page Widget Area 2.

Adding a custom sidebar - jupiter widget options

3Publish or update the page and check the result.
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