How Do I Create A Sidebar?

How Do I Create A Sidebar?

This Article Is For:

  • All users who have access to: Sidebars
  • This is applicable to: All themes

Tips:

  • Please remember that you need to add your sidebar to a page before it will become visible
  • The side bar width includes 10px inner padding on the left and 20px inner padding on the right.
  • If you want your sidebar to be 300px wide excluding padding, update your sidebar theme settings to 330px
  • Due to caching, it can take up to 10mins before a sidebar will reflect any new changes made.

These are the instructions for creating a side bar, which can then be added to any page on your website.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Go to Website>Side Bars



  2. Click the New side bar button
  3. Enter the title for your side bar in the title field
  4. Click the Templates button to select a pre-saved template for your side bar
  5. Click the Add widget button to add the desired elements for your side bar, e.g., Text Block, Photo Gallery, Video Player, etc. (For widget instructions see section 6)
  6. Text Editor:
    1. Visual :Content editor that allows you to create, edit, and format your side bar content in a view similar to that of a word processor
    2. HTML :Add code to your side bar by adding it in the HTML code box.
  7. HTML Editor:
    1. Visual :Content editor that allows you to create, edit, and format your side bar content in a view similar to that of a word processor.
    2. HTML :Add code to your side bar by adding it in the HTML code box.
  8. Publish:
    1. Preview On : You can preview what your side bar will look like on either web or mobile
    2. Status :This is the status of your side bar. (Ex. In “draft” mode, “Published” mode etc.)
  9. Options:
    1. Player Type : Select one of the following from the drop-down menu:
      1. None: Select this option if you wish to not display a player
      2. Artist Image Layout: Enable and set the Streaming Radio Player “Layout” setting to “Artist Image Layout” in the side bar
      3. Program Info Layout: Enable and set the Streaming Radio Player “Layout” setting to “Program Info Layout” in the side bar
    2. Other :
      1. Show Big Box Ad: Check off this box if you want the big box ad to appear in your sidebar.
      2. Show “Last Played”: Check off this box if you would like the last played song list to appear in your sidebar.
  10. Choose to either 'Save Draft' to publish at a later date or 'Publish' to publish your sidebar now.



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