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    Hi! I want to define some customized widgets for 3 categories of posts in my website. I have selected the extra categories in the sidebar & footer menu in order to activate the extra widgets but, when I customize it in the widgets wordpress menu, they don’t show in the sidebar… any advice about it? I have tried to add many widges like simple text, a photo… but nothing works

    By categories I mean the archives of WordPress… In the menu configuration I’m adding the 3 tab categories but the widgets are not appearing

    Thanks!

    #99004

    Hi,

    Did you select a category on “Extra Widget Areas for specific Categories” then save it properly?

    What version of WP do you have?

    Regards,

    Ismael

    #99005

    Hi Ismael,

    Of course I did it…I use WP 3.4.2. The point is that, if I create a random page and assing it to a category, the widgets are shown properly but I don’t want this. I want to load the widgets in the post category page linked in Appearance -> Menu. Do you understand me?

    Thanks buddy

    #99006

    Hi jonafib,

    Can you provide an example page you’ve tried adding custom widgets to that isn’t working? I’m not quite clear on what isn’t happening.

    In order to add a custom widget area to a page you have to define in the theme options menu Sidebar & Footer. There, you can either assign widget areas to either a specific page or a specific category.

    Your custom set up in Appearace>Menus has nothing to do with the themes ability to add widgets anywhere.

    Regards,

    Devin

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