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Virtual Sidebar

Description

Virtual Sidebar is a plugin by Christina Louise Warne (aka. AthenaOfDelphi). It is designed to allow users to include widgets in post content by way of ‘virtual’ sidebars. Each virtual sidebar can have widgets added to it using the widget manager and can then be included in a post using the short code [vs id=””].

For detailed information about this plugin and how it works, check out it’s wiki page at Athena’s Wiki.

License

Virtual Siderbar, a plugin for WordPress, (C) 2010-12 by Christina Louise Warne, is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

Virtual Sidebar is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Virtual Sidebar is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Virtual Sidebar. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

Screenshots

  • Virtual sidebar configuration options

Installation

Installing this plugin, is just like installing any other WordPress plugin.

  1. Download Virtual Sidebar
  2. Extract the /virtual-sidebar/ folder from the archive
  3. Upload this folder to ../wp-contents/plugins/
  4. Activate the plugin in Dashboard > Plugins
  5. Customize from the Plugins > Virtual Siderbar menu

For more information about plugins and installing them, please review the managing plugins section of the WordPress Codex.

FAQ

What does this plugin do?

Virtual Sidebar allows you to create sidebars that can contain widgets. These sidebars can then be inserted into posts/pages using a simple shortcode.

Contributors & Developers

“Virtual Sidebar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.1.2

  • Updated to reflect compatibility with WordPress 3.5

0.1.1

  • Original release