Downloads 358,775
Updated 1 month ago
Tested up to WordPress 4.6.1

Sidebars Anywhere You Like

Want to display a sidebar on select posts, pages, custom post types or taxonomies? Easy!

How about on all posts with a given tag and written by a specific author?

How about yes.

Complete control, plus integration with other popular plugins, makes Content Aware Sidebars incomparable.

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Works With Your Theme

Content Aware Sidebars is theme-agnostic and seamlessly integrates with any existing sidebars, which you can replace, merge with or even hide. And with the optional Shortcode and Template Tag you can display custom sidebars literally anywhere on your site.

Your sidebars will not be lost on theme switch.

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Easy-to-use Sidebar Manager

Content Aware Sidebars is designed to fit perfectly into the WordPress admin theme, making it a breeze to use. Creating and displaying custom sidebars has never been easier, and you don’t have to write a single line of code.

Create, publish, and just add Widgets.

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Optimized And Scalable

Where other solutions slowly evaluate conditions one by one for each sidebar, the advanced WP Content Aware Engine leaves processing to highly optimized SQL queries. In other words: Even if you run a large site, your custom sidebars will always be fetched blazingly fast.

Also compatible with caching plugins.

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Automatic Widgets Backup Pro

Have you ever updated or deleted a widget on a live site on accident? With a revision of every change, it only takes seconds for you to easily go back and restore sidebar widgets as they were.

Widget management has never been more worry free.

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Sidebar Visibility for Roles Pro

Display sidebars only for certain users. Great for access control on membership sites.

Sync Widgets Across Themes Pro

When switching themes, widgets will remain active in their custom sidebars.

Schedule and Draft Sidebars

Create a custom sidebar and manage its widgets today, then display it on a big day.

First Class Email Support Pro

The average response time is currently 1.5 hours, and most tickets are resolved after only 2 replies.

Enhanced Widgets Screen

Filter all your sidebars and widgets to instantly find the one you need. No more clutter.

Customizer Support

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

Robust and Secure

The plugin follows best security and coding practices, and harmful code cannot be injected into condition logic.


Translated into 38 languages with the help from amazing users from all over the world.

Create Custom Sidebars Professionally

Over 300,000 people have used Content Aware Sidebars to create the sidebars they need.

What People Are Saying

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!

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.

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!

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