Add any widget to the KB Sidebar to have it displayed on the left or right side of KB articles. KB Sidebar allows you to add different content for your knowledge base instead of pulling the generic sidebar from your theme.
KB Article can either have no sidebar, KB Sidebar (on the left or on the right), or theme sidebar.
- Add KB Widget to the KB Sidebar.
- Add non-KB Widget to the KB Sidebar.
- Add KB Widget to theme sidebar if the sidebar is displayed on KB Article pages.
Choose Sidebar Location
KB Sidebar Configuration
To configure KB Sidebar, go to WordPress -> Appearance -> Widgets screen.
The example on the right shows KB Widgets ( A, B, C, D ). Simply drag them to the Echo KB Article Sidebar ( 2 ) for them to be visible on your KB article pages.
You can also drag KB Widgets to other sidebars from your theme and plugins. Once you have moved them over, you can edit their specific settings.
KB Sidebar Examples
Here are two KB Widgets assigned to the Echo KB Articles Sidebar:
- Echo KB – Search
- Echo KB – Categories
After configuring KB Sidebar, you might see the following layout: ( The look might be different based on your theme )
- This is your content area
- This is your KB Article Sidebar
- Two Widgets assigned to the sidebar are displayed.
If you see a third sidebar like in the example here, you can remove it by changing your configuration. Also see this article to switch your KB articles to full width.