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Unmatched Speed And Power

The fastest WordPress Sidebar Plugin yet.

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

Content Aware Sidebars has been developed with scalability in mind and excels in performance no matter how big your site is, or how many sidebars and conditions you create! Try it yourself and feel the difference.

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See how Content Aware Sidebars can benefit your site

Content Aware Sidebars is packed with awesome features that give you complete control over your widget areas and greatly enhances customization on your WordPress site.

The Starter plan will be free forever, and you can upgrade at any time.

Features Pro Starter Other Plugins
Add Unlimited Sidebars Yes Yes Yes
Add Unlimited Sidebar Conditions Yes Yes Yes
Replace, merge, or hide any Theme Sidebar Yes Yes Replace only
Create & add sidebars on post edit Yes Yes Add only
No coding required Yes Yes Custom Post Types might need extra code
Sidebar Shortcode & Template Tag Yes Yes No
Optimized For Large Sites Yes Yes No
Customizer Support Yes Yes No
Activate & deactivate Sidebars on schedule Yes Yes No
Enhanced Widget Manager & 1-click Activation Yes Yes Sidebar filters only
Customizable Sidebar & Widget Markup Yes Yes Widgets only
Visibility for Roles, Logged-in Users & Guests Yes Logged-in Users only Widgets only
Display sidebars on set times and days Yes No No
Insert Sidebar as Widget Yes No No
Sync widgets across themes Yes No No
Widget Revisions Yes No No
Disable Widgets Yes No No
Duplicate Sidebars & Conditions Yes No No
Widget Area Designer Yes No No
Insert Widget Areas into Theme Yes No No
Sidebar Display Conditions Pro Starter Other Plugins
Front Page Yes Yes Yes
Search Results Yes Yes Yes
404 Not Found Page Yes Yes Yes
Page Templates Yes Yes Yes
Blog Page & Post Type Archives Yes Yes Yes
Author Archives Yes Yes Yes
Posts, Pages & Custom Post Types Yes Yes Custom Post Types might need extra code
Content with Tag, Category, or Custom Taxonomy Yes Yes Individual categories only
Taxonomy Archives Yes Yes Individual categories only
bbPress Profiles, Forums & Topics Yes Yes Forums & Topics only, might need extra code
Content written by Author Yes Yes No
BuddyPress Profile Sections Yes Yes No
Languages Yes Yes No
Pods Pages Yes Yes No
Date Archives Yes All Date Archives only All Date Archives only
Posts from any day, month, year Yes No No
URLs + wildcards Yes No No
BuddyPress User Groups Yes No No
Any Combination Of Above Yes Yes No

What People Are Saying

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!

One of my favorites!

This plugin is easy to understand and even if you have just a bit of trouble to master it at first, once you get it you will use on every project. It is really that great!

By far this is one of my all time favorite WordPress plugins.

Best Side Bar plugin out there

This is by far the best side bar plugin I have ever used. I have tried many others, but they are either too clunky, not very powerful or too complicated.

This one is easy to use, works on all sorts of post types and very powerful.

Love it. Finally found my sidebar plugin. Thank you!

This is the most essential plugin for my entire site

I absolutely love this plugin. Content aware sidebars, allows me to easily control a list of menus presented to viewers. I’ve organized it in a way to help my viewers understand where they are on the site and easily see other content that is related to their current context.

Ready to design and display widget areas the easy way?

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