Plugin Reviews

Content Aware Sidebars

Create and display custom sidebars according to the content being viewed.

66 reviews
Average Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars
Great Plugin
By , for WP 4.2.4

Does what it says it will do, and do it well.

Frustrating as hell
By , for WP 4.2.2

The lack of instructions make it really frustrating to use. I have no idea how to make this plugin work which sucks because it looks like a great tool if only there were instructions on how to use it.

I can provide access to registered users but the permissions don't flow upwards to editors or admins which means I can't even see the posts under the category that I've restricted (as I'm an admin). I tried following what I've found under support and it doesn't work. Plus there is a radio box under every users that is on which says no access level. I don't know (lack of instructions) if this is because these members were all pre existing or if there is something I need to do to get it to see them for the roles they possess.

I'll be searching for other restricted access plugins I guess but will keep this one deactivated in the event that the author ever realizes how vital adding instructions are rather than just saying he's too busy adding features. There are only some 400 installs at the time of my review, if he wrote instructions it would easily be one of if not the top access control plugins available but for now it's just frustrating as hell.

Best custom sidebars plugin
By , for WP 4.2.2

I tried them all, this is the best plugin if you need custom sidebars. Thank you!

By ,

Plugin fantastic. Very compliments :-)

Does what it says on the tin
By , for WP 4.2.2

Thanks for this brilliant plugin. Unlike other similar plugins, it does not interfere with other sidebar related plugins. I was considering buying another developers option but it wouldn't play nice with my other sidebar plugin. Now I've found this, I can really get stuck in and make my dev the best it can be. Thanks so much"

Plays well with others
By , for WP 4.2.2

This is one of those plugins you come across, and it really opens up and expands the possibilities of WordPress. Plays well with all sorts of other plugins, allowing you to build complex relationships between posts, pages, Custom Post Types, Custom Taxonomies, and sidebars.

More than once, I've found myself saying "how the heck could I even do this without this plugin?"

Stable, helpful... essential.

Awesome Sidebar Manager!
By , for WP 4.2.2

I've tried a few different sidebar managers before settling on this one. I've now used it for almost a year and it's been perfect!


Flexible and powerful configuration
By , for WP 4.1.2

Now, this is a brilliant plugin! Very flexible and with powerful configuration options. You can configure for (almost) any situation you want. Highly recommended!

Life saver, no less!
By , for WP 4.1.1

I needed to display ads in sidebars depending on content, and I really tried dozens of ad plugins. None worked as advertized - either was requireing Einstein to configure (I am not an idiot, but I really gave up on some), or plain did not allow for features I wanted. But this plugin did the trick! It does exactly waht I need, and does so reliably!

Thank you for a wonderful plugin! Loads of good karma flow in your direction :)

Efficient and very flexible
By , for WP 4.1.1

Congratulations to the developper for this plugin ! In its free version it is more flexible than Premium Custom sidebar.

It takes a while to fully understand the logic of Groups, but it is worth it : merging sidebars is just awesome !
This sytem opens new possibilities, and enables me to be very creative with personnalized sidebars display.

Thanks !

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