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Plugin Name: Automotive News Sidebar Widget


Adds a Automotive News widget for use in your WordPress sidebar. The widget displays the latest news & reviews from

Tested on WordPress 2.3 – WordPress 2.9.


  • The widget in action.


  1. Download, unzip and upload the automotive-news-sidebar-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. Enable the widget (Design > Widgets) and customise the options.


How can I change the image displayed by the widget?

Simply open the widget option page (Design > Widgets) and select one from the dropdown list.

This thing is messing up my sidebar! How can I fix it?

While the widget should work with most themes out-of-the-box, you can customize the way it is displayed easily using CSS or by simmply adding some HTML or inline styles using the widget options page (see the screenshots).

Contributors & Developers

“Plugin Name: Automotive News Sidebar Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.