Override Sidebars Per Page In WordPress
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In WordPress development you define what sidebars can be used on your theme, these sidebars will then appear on the widget dashboard screen where you can assign all the widgets that are placed in the sidebar. One of the areas that I've noticed with WordPress is the limitations you have with the widgets area. When you assign widgets to the sidebar they are used site wide and you can't change them page by page. If you want the widget to be different per page then you need to program the widget to display different data depending on what page is displayed. In other CMS's such as Drupal you can define the widgets for the sidebar not only site wide but can exclude these widgets from certain pages. The feature that WordPress is missing is the ability to show different widgets on a per page basis, in this tutorial we are...