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Since1.5.0
Deprecatedn/a
get_sidebar ( $name = null )
Parameters:
  • (string) $name The name of the specialised sidebar.
    Required: No
    Default: null
Defined at:
Codex:

Load sidebar template.

Includes the sidebar template for a theme or if a name is specified then a specialised sidebar will be included.

For the parameter, if the file is called "sidebar-special.php" then specify "special".



Source

function get_sidebar( $name = null ) {
	/**
	 * Fires before the sidebar template file is loaded.
	 *
	 * @since 2.2.0
	 * @since 2.8.0 $name parameter added.
	 *
	 * @param string|null $name Name of the specific sidebar file to use. null for the default sidebar.
	 */
	do_action( 'get_sidebar', $name );

	$templates = array();
	$name = (string) $name;
	if ( '' !== $name )
		$templates[] = "sidebar-{$name}.php";

	$templates[] = 'sidebar.php';

	locate_template( $templates, true );
}