Widgets & Sidebars

Thinkspace Sidebars are widget-ready areas included in your theme to display information that is not a part of the main content. Sidebars are often formatted as a vertical column on the side. They can also can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, depending on the theme you’ve selected.

Widgets allow you to add, arrange and remove items from the sidebar(s) of your blog. They are useful for adding menus and other custom features to your site.

Follow the slides below to learn more about adding Widgets to your Thinkspace Site’s Sidebar(s):

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Handy Tips!


  • Some plugins add additional sidebar widgets that you might be interested in using. Check out our Using Plugins Guide for more info.
  • If you’d like to embed something from one of your favourite web services, try pasting your embed code in a ‘Text Widget
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