The custom sidebar is a useful feature in the Ken WordPress theme which allows you to add more sidebars/widget areas into the widgets page. In this article, we’ll explain steps needed for creating a custom sidebar/widget area.

Creating a Custom Sidebar

To create a custom sidebar:

1From the WordPress top menu, go to Theme Settings > General Settings.
2Click on Add More button shown at the right side of the Custom Sidebars option and type the name you like. In our example we name it Test Sidebar.

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4Click on the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.

After creating the custom sidebar, you can see that the custom sidebar has been added to the sidebar list in Appearance -> Widgets.

ken_custom_sidebar-Creating a custom sidebar