Screencast: Part 22: Widgitizing your sidebar by adding a calendar plugin

Many times a client will ask you to add an events calendar to their WP site. It seems like a daunting task and before the days of WP it would have been but not anymore. In this screencast I show you just how easy it is to widgitize (I don’t know if that is even a word) your WP site.

add this to functions.php

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if ( function_exists(‘register_sidebar’) ){
register_sidebar(array(
‘name’ => ‘my_calendar’,
‘before_widget’ => ‘

‘,
‘after_widget’ => ‘

‘,
‘before_title’ => ‘

‘,
‘after_title’ => ‘

‘,
));
}
[/prettify]

Add this to sidebar-about.php

[prettify]

[/prettify]

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(How do I use the finished files)
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