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Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 16 years ago

#5615 closed enhancement (fixed)

Update get_sidebar to work with multiple sidebars (diff attached)

Reported by: aaroncampbell's profile AaronCampbell Owned by:
Milestone: 2.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords: has-patch tested-working
Focuses: Cc:


It would be really nice to allow multiple sidebars (left and right) that could be managed in multiple sidebar files in a template. Adding two lines and one optional parameter to the get_sidebar() function would allow you to pass a sidebar name. For example, get_sidebar('left') would load the template TEMPLATEPATH . 'sidebar-left.php'

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wordpress-general-template.diff (721 bytes) - added by AaronCampbell 16 years ago.

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Change History (7)

#1 @thee17
16 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch tested-working added
  • Milestone changed from 2.6 to 2.5

+1 I like this, and would support its addition to 2.5 possibly, as it really doesnt effect anything else but adds options for templating without breaking old templates.

#3 @ryan
16 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [6609]) Get named sidebars. Props AaronCampbell. fixes #5615

#4 follow-up: @AaronCampbell
16 years ago

Thanks for committing that. What exactly is that props link? It seems to go nowhere.

#5 in reply to: ↑ 4 ; follow-up: @filosofo
16 years ago

Replying to AaronCampbell:

What exactly is that props link? It seems to go nowhere.

Mediawiki automatically makes links to words that are camel case, which your username is, whether or not it goes anywhere.

#6 in reply to: ↑ 5 @AaronCampbell
16 years ago

Replying to filosofo:
Thanks. I guess I'll see a bunch of those then.

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