Custom Sidebars – Dynamic Widget Area Manager

Custom Sidebars – Dynamic Widget Area Manager

Flexible sidebars for custom widget configurations on every page, post and custom post type on your site.

WPMeta Score

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Plugin Popularity 5.0
Author Activity 2.0
  • 👷🏻 This plugin is actively maintained and contributors are really committed to it!
  • 📥 Wow! 1,083 people download this plugin eveyday!
  • 📢 Reliable plugin.. 23 total updates and 23 in last 12 months. That's great track record.
  • 🎖 You've hit a jackpot! This is one of the Top 10 plugins!!
  • ❤️ Mindblowing! More than 1,474,800 people use plugins from this team.
  • 🏂 66% of 200,000+ users are on the latest version.
  • 👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 Good sign.. There is a team behind this plugin.
  • 🎂 This plugin celebrated it's 8th anniversary 4 months ago.

Peer Comparison

# Plugin WPMeta Score Users Rating
1Custom Sidebars – Dynamic Widget Area Manager4.9200,000+4.7
2Simple Page Sidebars3.450,000+4.8
3Cherry Sidebars2.140,000+5
4Sidebar Manager Light1.25,000+4.5
5Custom Sidebars by ProteusThemes13,000+0
6Lightweight Sidebar Manager0.9900+5
7WP Custom Sidebars0.9100+0


** Manage and replace sidebars and other widget areas on your site with Custom Sidebars, a flexible widget area manager. **

Make custom sidebar configurations and be able to choose what widgets display on each page or post of your site.

Display Different Sidebars on Pages and Posts

Custom Sidebars allows you to dynamically display custom widget configurations on any page, post, category, post type, or archive page.

Custom Sidebars allows you to display custom widget configurations on any page, post, category, post type, or archive page.



Every part of Custom Sidebars integrates seamlessly with the Widgets menu for simplicity and control. No confusing settings pages or added menu items, just simple core integration.

Custom Sidebars Is Fully-Loaded

If you run a design agency, or just want to get rid of the ads, checkout Custom Sidebars Pro:

Get Custom Sidebars Pro for targeted marketing, better widgets for each level of your membership site, or just to clean up bloated content on each page. Download and try it for free!

Contact and Credits

Custom sidebars is maintained and developed by WPMU DEV.

Original development completed by Javier Marquez.

Custom Sidebars uses the great jQuery plugin Tiny Scrollbar by Maarten Baijs.