Sticky WordPress Widgets or fixed widget is in fashion currently and its a great idea to highlight your important work or if you want to give your advertisements a little more importance.
What is Fixed Widget or Sticky Widget?
You might have already come across websites where the sidebar widgets doesn’t disappear when you scroll the page down and they stick to their position. This function will constantly show some content or ad on the widget to user irrespective of other content on the site.
Enable “Fixed widget” option in the widget settings and it will be always in sight when page is scrolled down or up. There is no problem to “Fix” or “Stick” more than one widget even located in different sidebars!
How to Make Your Sidebar Widgets Sticky?
Well, you can easily achieve that using a WordPress plugin called Q2W3 Fixed Widget. Just find that plugin on WordPress plugin directory or from your site admin and activate the plugin.
After activation of Fixed Widget plugin, you will get the plugin option under appearance menu called Fixed Widget Options. Click on that option to make required changes.
Now, you will get one additional option with every widget you add now called “fixed widget” you can make any widget sticky by clicking on this option.
You require WordPress version 3.0 or higher, this plugin has active forum support on WordPress plugin directory. So if you need any support after installing this plugin, you can head over to this forum.
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