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Disable Sidebar Widgets on Specific Posts

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Do you want to disable widgets from specific posts in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to disable sidebar widgets on specific posts using post ID.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

add_filter( 'sidebars_widgets', 'disable_sidebar_widgets' );
function disable_sidebar_widgets( $sidebars_widgets ) {
	if (is_single(array(1,2,4,8)))
		$sidebars_widgets = array( false );
	        return $sidebars_widgets;
}

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 10 best WordPress survey plugins to collect user feedback and how to easily create multilingual WordPress website.

Comments  Leave a Reply

  1. Thanks. This is the fourth or fifth thing I’ve tried and the only one that’s worked.

  2. This disables the whole sidebar on a specific post?

    1. This does not disable the side bar but stops all widgets from loading. The sidebar html code will still be displayed.

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