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Multiple Sidebars on Platform 5?

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Hey guys, is there any way to get more than 3 sidebars for my site? I'd like to be able to have more than 3 customized sidebars, but I only have Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary sidebars in my Widgets menu.

How can I go about adding more sidebars? I've seen plugin support for DMS for more sidebars, using the sidebar manager plugin, or others, but nothing regarding Platform 5 sidebar support.

Any help? Thanks!

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Simon

Why would you want 3+ sidebars on a page?

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888voip

Sorry, not on a single page. I have multiple pages that I want to have a unique sidebar to each page

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Simon

Then have a look at widget logic plugin.

 

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888voip

Hi Simon, sorry about that. I made the post on here, and a coworker mentioned the facebook group was a good place to ask the community. I was thinking it'd take a few hours at least for an answer on the forum, but you guys seem to be great at getting back to the users, it seems.

Thanks for the suggestion, I'll check out both the widget logic plugin, as well as the sidebar plugin Gavin mentioned on facebook

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Simon

The custom sidebar plugin wont add new sidebars into the PL5 system though.

With widget logic you can control what pages, posts etc you want every widget to display, it uses the standard wordpress conditional logic functions

is_page() etc

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888voip

Hmm the custom sidebar seems to be selectable from Platform 5, but maybe I'm misunderstanding you.

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I was able to create the Bandy-Sidebar sidebar and use it in my PageLines Framework content section, which is what I was looking for.

I've used the widget logic plugin on an older wp site, and it got pretty unruly after a while. Do you recommend using that for stability reasons?

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Simon

If it works, go with it. I didnt think custom sidebars would show up there, to be honest I was neck deep in other code ;)

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888voip

Hah no worries. I appreciate the help, thanks!

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