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SQUARE Custom Sidebars

SQUARE Sidebars is a sidebar management plugin for WordPress that allows the users to create and manage custom sidebars.

SQUARE Sidebars is a sidebar management plugin for WordPress that allows the users to create and manage custom sidebars directly from the WordPress administration. It aims at giving the users the magic wand to create, manage and replace sidebars. The SQUARE Sidebars plugin is made to boost WordPress websites by allowing the users to display different contents and calls to action on each pages of their willing.

Thus, plenty of display options are available. It is possible to display a custom sidebar by all or specific:

  • Singulars - e.g. posts, pages, custom post types
  • (Custom) Post types
  • Medias
  • Categories, Tags, Custom taxonomies
  • Page Formats
  • Page Templates

The custom sidebar manager makes it very easy for anyone to create and manage custom sidebars and widgetized areas without any line of code.

The plugin is compatible with every and any WordPress themes and is shortcode based.

Features for users

  • Add and manage custom sidebars and replace existing ones using the familiar WordPress UI.
  • Searchable and filterable custom sidebars.
  • Shortcode based.

Features for devs

  • The Sidebar Management Tool plugin is fully-based on the WordPress Plugin API.
  • Uses PHPDoc conventions to document the code.
  • This plugin has been translated in English and French.
  • This plugin includes a .pot as a starting translation file.


[square_sidebars id="sidebar_id"] This shortcode allows users to display a sidebar in a post/page/custom post type.

Languages and translations

  • English (default)
  • French (fr_FR)

You can contribute translations to this plugin by sending your translation via GitHub: https://github.com/daniellapides/SQUARE-Sidebars/.

Contributing and reporting bugs

You can contribute code to this plugin via GitHub: https://github.com/daniellapides/SQUARE-Sidebars/.

Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-18
Active Installs: 100+


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