Define a Specific Sidebar Using Custom Fields

Do you want to define the custom sidebar for specific posts by replacing the get_sidebar() function? While there can be no plugin to achieve this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to define a specific sidebar using custom field in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s template file where you want to call the custom sidebar:

<?php 
$sidebar = get_post_meta($post->ID, "sidebar", true);
get_sidebar($sidebar);
?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 62 best free WordPress blog themes and how to set up download tracking in WordPress with Google Analytics.

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