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  • Resolved R Bouten

    (@r-bouten)


    Hi,

    I just came across a problem with my sidebar’s. Until recently I was only using the primary sidebar which is working fine. Today I tried to use the secondary sidebar by using
    <?php dynamic_sidebar( 'secondary-widget-area' ); ?>
    in my template file.

    To my surprise it wasn’t showing anything. When I switch back to
    <?php dynamic_sidebar( 'primary-widget-area' ); ?>
    it’s working again, and yes both the sidebar area’s contain widgets.

    Any clues about where to find the problem? Thanks a lot!

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  • Michael

    (@alchymyth)

    Forum Moderator

    what theme are you using?

    are both sidebars registered in functions.php?
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_sidebar

    is anything of the secondary sidebar showing in the html code of your site in the browser?

    what is the full code of the used template?

    It’s a site build by somebody else who used a customized twentyten theme. Both sidebars are registered in functions.php.

    Nothing is shown in the page source of the site.

    Ah, but now I see there is a widget plugin in use. That might cause the problem. I will look into that first. Thanks for the help.

    Yes solved, this plugin was causing the problem.

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