Widgetized Sidebar shortcode allows to include a widget area / sidebar inside a page using Visual Composer. This is helpful when building pages which needs different widgets areas.
In this article, we’ll explain about displaying and configuring Widgetized Sidebar shortcode.
Displaying Widgetized Sidebar
To add the shortcode:
Adding an Extra Class Name
You can read Adding custom CSS class to a shortcode article for further explanation.
Adding Widgets to the Sidebar
Each of the widget area / sidebar available in Sidebar setting (step 5 of above section) are a container for widgets. You can add or remove widgets in each one of them from Appearance > Widgets.
To learn more about them, read following articles.
Frequently Asked Questions
Qs: Why isn’t my Widgetized Sidebar Shortcode working?
Ans: Sidebar/widget areas are empty columns by default so you’ll need to add widgets to them in order to display information. Here is how to add Widgets to sidebars https://themes.artbees.net/docs/adding-widgets-sidebar/
Qs: I setup a Widgetized Sidebar Sidebar and also added Widgets in Appearance > Widgets still the Widgetized Shortcode is not working?
Ans: Please consider this, If you set a page as your main shop page in WooCommerce Settings, the Widgetized Sidebar will not work on that page.
You should add the content in the Woocommerce Widget Area to show it on your Shop page