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Why Should You Use Content Aware Sidebars?

Fastest Widget Area Plugin

Looking for a custom sidebars solution that doesn’t slow down your site?

Content Aware Sidebars is built to scale and excels in performance no matter how big your site is, or how many sidebars and widget areas you create.

Robust & Secure Widget Logic

Feeling uneasy when plugins prompt you to enter widget logic PHP code?

It’s a bad and dangerous practice that we don’t allow in Content Aware Sidebars. Instead we included extensive, flexible Display Conditions you can choose from.

All-In-One Widget Manager

This is not just yet another WordPress Sidebar Plugin.

Our innovative features take widget areas to the next level. Content Aware Sidebars gives you full control over how, when, and where you want to display widgets.

Introducing Sticky WordPress Sidebars & Widget Areas ProNew

Sidebars For Different Pages

Dynamic, tailored widget areas and footers.

Do you want to display a sidebar on specific posts, pages, custom post types, or taxonomy archives? How about on posts:

  • with select Categories or Tags?
  • from a given Month or Date?
  • … and written by a featured Author?

Then you will love Content Aware Sidebars.

Content Aware Sidebars has the most Display Conditions

Unlimited WordPress Sidebars

Create, activate, and just add Widgets.

Add as many custom sidebars and widget areas you want, and display them on as many different conditions you want.

It only takes a few clicks in the user friendly sidebar manager, and we promise you never have to write a single line of code.

Screenshot of Sidebar Manager

Make your widget areas sticky with the click of a button. Just like this.

Display Widgets In Columns Pro

No-bloat Widget Area Designer.

Create beautiful designs for any widget area and display widgets in up to 12 responsive columns.

By utilizing highly optimized CSS on demand, Content Aware Sidebars will make sure your WordPress sidebars look amazing in all modern browsers.

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Screenshot of Widget Area Designer

Infuse Sidebars Into Themes Pro

Display widget areas in WordPress hooks.

Content Aware Sidebars is the first plugin to let you insert new widget areas into theme locations previously not possible!

You can replace theme sidebars, use sidebar shortcodes, and now also add widget areas above or below the content, above or below the footer, or in any theme hook.

Screenshot of Widget Area in Theme Hook

Automatic Widgets Backup Pro

Manage and edit your widgets worry-free.

Can you imagine deleting an important widget by accident? You can now go back in time and instantly restore it; no need to manually download a backup first!

Content Aware Sidebars also adds a timeline of all widget edits, so you can compare widget revisions side-by-side.

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Screenshot of widget revisions

Start Creating Tailored WordPress Sidebars NOW

Display a new sidebar or widget area on any page in 60 Seconds or less.

Finally, a WordPress Sidebar Plugin that is both Fast and Powerful

Smart website owners, developers, and marketers love Content Aware Sidebars because of these additional features.

Works With Your Theme

Easily replace or merge with any widget area in your theme. You can also hide sidebars for full-width layout.

Custom Markup & CSS Classes

Without writing any code, you can modify the HTML and CSS classes of widget areas, widgets, and widget titles.

Sidebars For Any Context

With the most powerful Display Conditions, you can display sidebars and widget areas on any page imaginable. View All.

Activation & Deactivation Schedule

Create a custom sidebar and manage its widgets today, then let it activate and deactivate later automatically.

Widget Area Shortcode

Display widgets between paragraphs in your posts or pages by embedding a simple shortcode.

Sidebars – Quick Select©

Select widget areas or create new ones when you’re editing a post, page, or custom post type.

Enhanced Widget Manager

Includes 1-click Sidebar Activation© and Live Search for widgets and sidebars for the best user experience.

Sync Widgets Across Themes

You will not lose any created widget areas or their widgets when switching themes, and you can always update positions if needed.

Customizer Support

WordPress Core integration means that custom sidebars also can be managed and viewed in the Customizer.

Helpful Documentation

We have all the guides you need to get started and become an expert in Content Aware Sidebars.

Multilingual & Translation Ready

Translated into several languages thanks to amazing users from all over the world. Help translate into your language!

Made For WordPress

Content Aware Sidebars looks and feels like WordPress and doesn’t rely on 3rd party services.


First Class Email Support

We are here to help. Get fast and professional support delivered directly to your inbox.


Sidebar Visibility for Roles

Show or hide sidebars only for certain users. Great for access control on membership sites.

Dynamic URL Display Condition

Create widget areas for any URL, including wildcards. Target your affiliate links, custom funnels, or advanced search queries.


Publish Date Display Condition

Create widget areas for posts, pages, or custom post types from a given year, month, or day. This also includes any Date Archive!


Time & Weekday Schedule

Display your custom sidebars only in set time ranges. Perfect for promotions and advertising.


Duplicate Custom Sidebars

Save time and duplicate your widget area and all of its conditions and settings with one click.


Intelligent Widget Cleaner

Free up memory and remove clutter! Widget Cleaner will recommend and disable the WordPress widgets you don’t plan to use.


Sidebars As Reusable Blocks

Tired of keeping track of several versions of the same widget? Simply reuse the same widgets in different areas.

Content Aware Sidebars for Your Favorite WordPress Plugins

Add new widget areas for custom post types, taxonomies, and plugin-specific content.

Create WooCommerce Sidebars
Create Easy Digital Downloads Sidebars
Create Sidebars for Give
Create LearnDash Sidebars
Create BuddyPress Sidebars
Create Custom bbPress Sidebars
Create Sidebars for Advanced Custom Fields data
Create Sidebars for Meta Box data
Create Sidebars for Custom Post Type UI
Create Sidebars for Gutenberg Editor
Create Custom Sidebars For Pods Framework
Create WPML Sidebars
Create Polylang Sidebars
Create Sidebars for TranslatePress
Create Sidebars for Weglot
… and many more!

Rated #1 WordPress Sidebars Plugin In 2024

Don’t just take our word for it. With more than 1 million downloads, Content Aware Sidebars is the perfect solution for you.

Worth it’s weight in gold.

This plugin saves so much effort if you want to create context sensitive menus in sidebars. Brilliant, thank you.

Great plugin and even greater support

This plugin if very useful and easy to use, but most of all the support provided by Joachim is amazing!

Target your sidebars like a laser!

Content Aware Sidebars lets you have laser-like precision to display just the right sidebar wherever you choose. Great job!

Ready to design and display widget areas the easy way?

Psst... This is a conditional widget area built with Content Aware Sidebars