Simple Sidebars and WooCommerce Connect

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  • #46380

    sunyata
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    I am trying to figure out the best way to use the simple sidebar plugin to have a different set of sidebars on a single-product page and an archive product page in WooCommerce.

    I thought I’ve done something like it on a previous project, but cannot find the code snippet for the life of me.

    #46688

    anitac
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    The snippets for the product is on the WooCommence site under their documentation.


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    sunyata
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    Thanks. I looked over there and hadn’t seen anything related to the Genesis Simple Sidebar, only the Woo Sidebars…

    #46822

    anitac
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    If you have created the new sidebars, you just need to open up each of the Woocommerce related pages and turn on that sidebar.


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    sunyata
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    Right. That works for the pages that WooCommerce installs, but I guess I haven’t been clear with what I am trying to do. Sorry ’bout that :)

    I’ve copied single-product.php from the WooCommerce Connect plugin to my child theme, and have made some changes to the single product page there. I was also trying to add a Sidebar that I created using Simple Sidebars to that page on the template level.

    I’ve done it before, but cant find the snippet of code that I used to do it, and was wondering if anyone here had any tips that would jog my memory.

    #46955

    anitac
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    If you created a custom page then you need to register a new sidebar and target only that sidebar in your new page. You cannot use the code from Simple Sidebars for that.


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    #46959

    Bill Murray
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    @anitac – That’s not correct. You are right that the code is not from Simple Sidebars, but it’s pretty easy to do what @sunyata wants, which, if I understand correctly, is to put the same sidebar created with Simple Sidebars in a page template. In other words, every page that loads this template will use that sidebar, and this saves the work of specifying the sidebar in each product.

    @sunyata – Here’s a tutorial that should get you pointed in the right direction. You’ll need to get the ID of the sidebar you created with Simple Sidebars. Then you’ll skip down to step #3, since you’ve covered the first 2 steps with a different approach. You can use that code to put the sidebar you created with Simple Sidebars in your page template.

    Hope that helps.


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    Bill Murray
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    @sunyata – Oops, silly me. I forgot the link. Here’s the tutorial.


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    sunyata
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    Haha! Thanks Billy Murray! This looks like exactly what I was looking for.

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