Clever Sidebars

If you click around the Category menu above and look at the right hand side bar you’ll see that the ads / links / imagery is not the same on every page, as it normally is on a WordPress blog. Clever stuff!

This helps avoid ‘Ad Blindness’ as your visitors click around your site. It’s also a way of ensuring the Ad or Video or Image etc. in the Sidebar is relevant to the content of the post or page.

For example on this site the links that appear in the ‘Getting Started’ category relate to Hosting and Domain Names etc. but in the ‘Link Building & SEO’ category they relate to SEO products and info.

This is thanks to a rather clever plugin that I talk about in the video below:

Links mentioned in this tutorial:

About the Author

Clive McGonigal is a full time Web Developer, Marketer, WordPress Evangelist and all round Decent Chap. He lives between London and France ( on a tiny rowing boat with an internet connection) and spends his offline time wining, dining and conversing with his dogs. He loves WordPress ( themes, plugins and tweaks) and blogs about them whenever he can.

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