How to create different headers, footers, sidebars in WordPress theme

How to create different headers, footers, sidebars in WordPress theme

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How to create different headers, footers, sidebars in WordPress theme, this is simple article for creating different headers, footers and sidebars in a WordPress theme. Here we can use WordPress page templates for using different headers, footers and sidebars in WordPress. If you want to create different header for news page then create a header template file with name of header-news.php

And then create a news page template with clone of page template, instead of normal get_header() function use get_header(‘news’);

get_header('news');

For creating different sidebar, create a copy of sidebar.php file with name of sidebar-news.php and load different widgets. Instead of get_sidebar function use get_sidebar(‘news’);

get_sidebar('news');

If you want to load separate footer for then it’s the same process, but now you have to create separate page template for footer with the name of footer-news.php. Then call get_footer() function with this one get_footer(‘news’);

get_footer('news');

I hope this article is helped to create different headers and footers for your WordPress theme using page templates.

Vivek Vengala
 

Vivek Vengala is a Online Entrepreneur, Web Developer from Hyderabad India.

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