How to add custom widget areas to StudioPress Genesis Framework themes

Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to add custom widget areas to your StudioPress Genesis Framework theme.

 * Register Custom Widget area in a StudioPress Genesis Theme
 * @author
 * @link
genesis_register_sidebar( array(
	'id'			=> 'widget_area_id',
	'name'			=> __( 'Widget Area Name', 'some_name_here' ),
	'description'	=> __( 'Widget Area Description Here', 'some_name_here' ),
) );

Then just replace widget_area_id with the id you want to give the widget area. Replace Widget Area Name with the display name for the widget area. Replace some_name_here with a unique identifying name, for example for my custom widget areas here on WPSnacks, I used wpsnacks to replace some_name_here. And of course replace Widget Area Description Here with a description of your widget area that will be displayed in the WordPress Widget Admin area to help keep things organized.

Now, to find out how to style your new widget area(s) using CSS, click here to find out How to style custom widget areas using CSS.

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