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Custom Shortcode Sidebars


Easily create additional custom sidebars to your theme. These new sidebars are called via shortcodes so you may add widgets in your content.


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. A new menu item under ‘Settings’ is added, it is titled ‘Custom Sidebars’.


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Contributors & Developers

“Custom Shortcode Sidebars” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Plugin Released.


  • IMPORTANT: Upgrading from 1.0 will erase all previous sidebars.
  • Fixed bug where slashes were being added to saved info.
  • Changed edits so that the change of title will no longer create a new sidebar.


  • Fixed bug when some users sidebars where not showing up in their post.